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TrevaH Offline
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Post: #1
Animation/position variables
Ok revised this thread.

Ok so to make an AI I want to do that serverside and I've decided to scrap the RPG2 stuff for AI as I don't like it at all, could I get an explanation on how I can make an array of all of the OBJ_CHR's on my map to be clear I know how to make an array but the OBJ_CHR includes player's so I'm guessing I would have to do this when it initializes and then distinguish there stats and behaviors based on there types like CHR_GOBLIN etc

Also I haven't had alot of time to dig into the models.

AttackLeftHand[]=
{
{-1, "anim/swing/l-l.anim" },
{+1, "anim/swing/l-r.anim" },
{-1, "anim/swing/l-ld.anim"},
{+1, "anim/swing/l-rd.anim"},
},
AttackRightHand[]=
{
{-1, "anim/swing/r-l.anim" },
{+1, "anim/swing/r-r.anim" },
{-1, "anim/swing/r-ld.anim"},
{+1, "anim/swing/r-rd.anim"},
};

Is that r-l.anim for instance a defenition that every single character currently has so that's how I can distinguish there animations?

Also last thing when the character dies I can ragdoll enable it which is really cool actually. But how do I make the model dissappear once I decide it's dead and how would I make it appear again for the respawn which I'm guessing would be exactly the same seeing as how they are directly related.

Also map is client side can I load the map server side also for the mob placement or would it be easier to list coordinates server side and say spawn this model to the client
(This post was last modified: 12-13-2011 06:51 AM by TrevaH.)
12-12-2011 02:49 AM
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aceio76 Offline
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Post: #2
RE: RPG 2 AI
Hi Trevah, that code is strictly client-side, I'm sure you already know that. So with that said, it will mean that each player may see a totally different mob movement and activity. Is this still something you want to do?

As for the steps, I think someone would really have to look into the code and describe it to you here, unless you can do it yourself. I am not sure if anyone here is utilizing that AI code anywhere, but here's hoping someone has. I personally would have to look at it myself first before I can describe it to you. I am sure, however, that it is extending the Chr object.
Actually, it might be easier if you post specific questions here rather than having one describe the whole process. Does that sound good? I think it's win-win for everyone (it would be a lot of work to describe it from top to bottom).

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(This post was last modified: 12-12-2011 03:17 PM by aceio76.)
12-12-2011 03:15 PM
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TrevaH Offline
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Post: #3
RE: RPG 2 AI
Updated Original Post to pertain to what I'm doing now.
(This post was last modified: 12-13-2011 02:44 AM by TrevaH.)
12-12-2011 07:40 PM
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