Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Re: Armor EQMOD cost based on AC
- On 7/12/04 4:11 AM, "tir_gwaith" <thoron-tir-gwaith@...> wrote:
> --- Eddy Anthony <eddyba@m...> wrote:Ook ook! monkey powers activate!
>> What level of Data Monkey do you have to reach before you can start
>> casting "LST Magic" spells? ;)
> Doesn't matter. If you can pull stuff out of the tag syntax that
> wasn't originally designed to be there, you've done it, and that is
> pretty much a guarantee you'll get promoted to Chimp (at least if I
> see it; and I'm going to want that kind of firepower helping us on a
> regular basis.) Bryan once dubbed me "Strange Monkey" when I did
> something (prob. related to the dragons, since it was around that
> time) that made some proposed code changes obsolete, since I could do
> it in the data.
>> Thought this might not be possible. OK next impostible task, itsGood advice. I ended up coding it as 5 eqmods and it works fine.
>> after breakfast so I'm a little behind, but...
>> I'm coding an EQMOD that grants a bonus to a clerics Turn Level
>> Check based on the bonus of the weapon, so if its a +2 weapon
>> it grants +2 to the Turn Check. The first thing I tried
>> was 5 bonus tags that had PRETYPE:1,Plus1 etc.. But that
>> didn't work, all the bonuses were added. The only way I can
>> think of is to make 5 separate EQMODs, one for each plus. Anyone
>> got a better idea.
> Trick of the trade: (KISS theory application, really) Do it with
> multiple objects first, then go back and combine, taking your time
> (hint, hint, Doug). Makes things a bit easier to see. Until you've
> personally coded something with all of the tags you are using
> multiple times, you will spend prob. 80% of the time testing (unload
> test campaign, Load, new character, test, modify LST, go back to
> PCGen takes a while). I still spend over 40% of my time coding doing
> testing. Granted, I'm usually trying out weird stuff. Our system
> has it's little quirks, and I like to squeeze every last drop out of
> our code. And YES, I believe those numbers will stand even (if/when)
> we go to XML.
I'm sure I spend more time testing then writing, now if I had the dual
processor G5 I use at work at home that might not be the case. PCGen
absolutely flies on that box, but don't tell my boss.
>> Another question: is there a way to test off the name of an itemDidn't think it was a good idea. OK so heres the problem, say theres an
>> rather than the items type, I'd guess not but thought I'd ask.
> Yeah, but not such a good idea with the Item customizer, since the
> name can be changed easily, and maybe not with the equipmod for
> applying to an item (for the very reason of names can easily be
> changed in the customizer).
> Tir Gwaith
> LST Chimp
eqmod that you apply to armor but it gives slightly different bonuses to
Studded Leather than it does to a Chain Shirt. Type-wise these items are
identical, what do you do? Don't say shoot the hostage.
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