Couple of Qs...

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Nak
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Couple of Qs...

Post by Nak » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:20 pm

Hi

Dug out OOB again recently and got back into the Editor ;)

Couple of questions I have.....

I have lots of random AI groups spawning onto the map in various places, using triggers, but no actual units added to the map. When I tickbox Deployment Phase in the Scenario Settings - so I can manually add my own units - all the AI groups do not spawn. Any idea why ?

I can bypass the problem by not ticking the tickbox ofc but it wastes a turn for me and the AI get a head start !


Second Q......

I think I understand that editing a Unit's values is done in the Units.csv - how hard is it too adjust a units max shooting distance from say one unit to two units ?


Thx for any info :)



Cheersnak

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Re: Couple of Qs...

Post by Shards » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:03 pm

For the first one, are you using turn start or scenario start as the trigger trip? Scenario Start is turn 1 I believe, I.e. after deployment

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Re: Couple of Qs...

Post by bru888 » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:35 pm

For the second one, it could be as simple as changing the value in this column in units.csv. The hard part is finding a program to easily load and edit csv. I use LibreOffice Calc and I apply it to a copy of units.csv which can be saved over the original units.csv when finished with editing. (In Windows, apparently, you cannot directly edit Program Files.)
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Re: Couple of Qs...

Post by Shards » Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:58 pm

If you're changing things like the units file, then you're better off making a mod. Download the Battle of Britain one to get a template of the folder structure

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Re: Couple of Qs...

Post by Nak » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:15 am

First up many thx for the replies chaps :)

1 - I will test both Scenario Start and Turn Start later and see if that helps with the spawn problem. I think all the AI spawns are on Scenario Start....

2 - Aha ! Libre, I shall defo give that a go vs Notepad hehe :D

3 - Am already using a Mod to do these things and have the dir structure all setup and ready to go.




Cheersnak

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