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Zireael

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #105 on: April 29, 2014, 05:17:14 PM »
I just downloaded this and the point buy feature is not working.  Every time I finish making a dude with it the game sends me back to character creation.

Are you sure you're clicking Birth and not Reset? The buttons are close by and it's easy to misclick, make sure it highlights the correct button.

I'm in the process of overhauling the character creation UI, anyways.

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« Reply #106 on: April 29, 2014, 06:33:49 PM »
Yes, I click birth, choose my sex, class, alignment, all that stuff, then it says it's generating a world and I'm right back at the point buy screen.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #107 on: April 30, 2014, 09:23:31 AM »
Yes, I click birth, choose my sex, class, alignment, all that stuff, then it says it's generating a world and I'm right back at the point buy screen.

That's really weird. As I said, I'm overhauling the character generation screen(s), so hopefully this weirdness gets fixed.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #108 on: May 01, 2014, 12:57:08 AM »
What is your roguelike going to be about?

Oh, just a weird story I've had in my mind for a decade or so.  I'm really terrible at pitching things, but when I finish it I'll show it to you.

And, by the way, working on my own game really makes me appreciate how much work you (and all the other game authors out there) put into your projects.  Don't get me wrong, I've always known that making games was really, really, tough, and had a respect for game developers, but my recent experiences just made me want to say thanks.


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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #109 on: May 01, 2014, 10:34:46 AM »
Finished wrangling the code for a new character creation screen.



You can grab it by going to GitHub and pressing download zip, and then unpacking the folder to the /modules folder of your VotE or T-Engine installation.

There's a nit or two left, that's why I'm not releasing a new beta yet.

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Vanguard, it might be worth checking if the character creation overhaul fixed your issue.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #110 on: May 03, 2014, 01:42:08 PM »


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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #111 on: May 05, 2014, 01:58:37 PM »


That's right, item creation feats are being done. This is Craft Arms and Armor, the wizard is selecting the bonus he wants to apply to an existing item. Creating items from scratch will take some more time, alas.

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Don't know when the next release will be, as I have come down with a cold. Argh.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #112 on: May 05, 2014, 03:37:47 PM »
Get well soon Zireael!  :)
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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5)
« Reply #113 on: May 05, 2014, 04:20:39 PM »
Don't know when the next release will be, as I have come down with a cold. Argh.

Time to implement diseases then! *whip crack*
Get well soon.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #114 on: May 14, 2014, 06:38:39 AM »
Diseases are not yet in, I was too busy polishing other stuff. Beta 5.2 is out with significant changes in dungeon generation...

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #115 on: May 18, 2014, 05:14:44 PM »
Based on player feedback, I've added explicit instructions to the character creation screen.

I also killed a bug where a confused player tried to increase the rolled stats - which should not be possible anyway - and got a lua error because the stat was less than 8.



Also, adding a tutorial level has been suggested. Any ideas?

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #116 on: May 21, 2014, 06:55:40 PM »
Two different players sent me error logs regarding spellbook and higher-level spells.
I've reproduced the problem (spellbook displaying spells a level early, so you can't learn yet), fix coming tomorrow or in 2 days.
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That's in between adding a crapload of other stuff, most notably a randomized lore system, as I have to pass a course and one of the ways of doing so is making a text generator :D

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #117 on: May 22, 2014, 04:35:32 PM »
You might have noticed I've revised the README to make it more readable.

Also, a big thing has been crossed off my list, namely polymorphing. That means mounts should be done tomorrow and the next beta should be up on Monday, as usual.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #118 on: May 23, 2014, 03:24:32 PM »
Did I promise you mounts and riding? Yeah, I did.



This fighter has a heavy warhorse for a mount. If the player clicks the mount button, the fighter will perform accordingly - his speed will be increased and the horse will disappear from screen. Another click will then dismount, making the horse show up again.

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Re: The Veins of the Earth development feedback beta 5.2)
« Reply #119 on: May 24, 2014, 06:15:01 PM »
I fixed a problem two players reported with being unable to memorize 2nd level spells (and getting an error instead) as Wiz3. Added a check which might seem spurious but prevents similar errors in the future. I also improved the right-hand part of the screen to be more readable.