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Author Topic: Terra Vitae Mod (version 1.2 released!)  (Read 55910 times)

IsaacG

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Re: Terra Vitae Mod (version 1.2 released!)
« Reply #450 on: July 07, 2017, 11:42:22 pm »

Actually do you have the project file? I can just import that into winemaker apparently.

EDIT: I got it to build natively but get a segfault every election.
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http://www.mediafire.com/file/4xgxese8agnl5s1/Terra_Vitae_1.22_for_Windows.zip
The project file is in the workspaces folder.  Technically the original release contains the source and project files, but they have to be changed somewhat to work with Windows.
« Last Edit: July 07, 2017, 11:44:23 pm by IsaacG »
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Re: Terra Vitae Mod (version 1.2 released!)
« Reply #451 on: July 09, 2017, 05:39:59 pm »

Hi, finally got the NEC exposure to work with the new build, but I have a few things I wanted to mention;

-I wanted to ask, where can I find a supervillain's minions? I've poked around a few places, even waited for sieges to occur both on the LCS and Terra Vitae, but so far, I haven't been able to find a single minion or supervillain anywhere. When the sieges occur, even when it says supervillains are raiding a location, I don't get to fight their minions, only SWAT officers.

-I don't know if this is a bug, but when people raid the TV, it seems like everyone gets in on the action at once. I get a huge text crawl of the CIA, religious bigots, and even supervillains purportedly attacking TV locations, though as mentioned above, only SWAT officers spawn when I engage them if I happen to be there. Also, even if I shut down locations related to the raiding parties, I am still told they are attacking the TV.
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« Reply #452 on: July 09, 2017, 05:49:37 pm »

Those sound like bugs. I think I've identified the problem with no superminions (I forgot to make them spawn). Can you tell me where the text crawl is occurring? When locations actually get besieged? I'm guessing that only one siege is resolved per day, which is why you're only getting the first siege type (the cops), but it also sounds like I'm falling through a switch statement somewhere.
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« Reply #453 on: July 09, 2017, 08:12:59 pm »

Those sound like bugs. I think I've identified the problem with no superminions (I forgot to make them spawn). Can you tell me where the text crawl is occurring? When locations actually get besieged? I'm guessing that only one siege is resolved per day, which is why you're only getting the first siege type (the cops), but it also sounds like I'm falling through a switch statement somewhere.

The text crawl shows up at the end of every day, and it seems to be every location at once, hence how hard it is to read through it when you get just about every faction attacking both the TV office and Vivian's house as well as corporations and supervillains raiding the Wilderness, all while being repeatedly told that conservatives are coming to attack the LCS stronghold. I mean, it probably doesn't help that my ultra-violent playstyle probably provoked every faction, though I should ask; does the TV get attacked by people the LCS angers? Especially if Vivian Pines is currently a recruited member of the LCS?

But yeah, it's every day at the end of the day that I get all the messages, and if I happen to be at the locations, I do get a siege, but it's always SWAT members.
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« Reply #454 on: July 09, 2017, 10:57:00 pm »

Weird. All right, here's what I want you to do: get someone at a TV location, go onto the Liberal management screen (type 'r', then 'a'), select the appropriate liberal at the location, type 'n' to change the liberal's name, and enter "Cheat Pacify Police". Then tell me what happens.

What should happen is that the police will be pacified at that location and the siege called off. I'm expecting that the next faction (corporations) will attack instead.
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« Reply #455 on: July 10, 2017, 03:21:33 am »

Yeah, this cheat thing doesn't seem to be working for me. I don't know if I'm doing it wrong, but I definitely tried changing someone's name to "Cheat Pacify Police" and nothing happened. I tried doing it before the siege, during the siege, nothing changed, still fighting SWAT officers.
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« Reply #456 on: July 10, 2017, 10:04:13 am »

That cheat won't work if there's a siege already in progress. All right, let's try this: use Cheat Test Super to create an army of superheroes with which to break the siege (fifteen of them should be plenty). Now, break the siege, and wait a day, and tell me what happens.

Edit: what exactly does the siege text spam say? That could help me pin down where the bug is.
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« Reply #457 on: July 10, 2017, 03:15:15 pm »

That code doesn't seem to be working for me either. Of course, I didn't exactly need an army of heroes just to fight off the SWAT guys, if that's what you needed. Obviously, I've already tried defeating them, and I tried it again recently just to make sure, and all that happens is that the siege ends, then the next time the SWAT team just comes back.

As for what it says, it's just what you would expect; a general message about who's attacking, one after the other, i.e. "Corporate Mercenaries are attacking Terra Vitae Office! Because the LCS is not on hand, TV will have to fight this off themselves. Press Esc to ponder the situation..."

Then you get the same thing, just with other factions, like "The CIA is attacking Terra Vitae Office!" or "Christian Bigots are attacking Terra Vitae Office!"

There's something I just realised, however; it's not Terra Vitae sieges I've been participating in, but regular ones where the police roll up to whatever TV location is my safe house, with the vanilla message about them attacking. I think I've never actually been able to participate in the TV sieges, as whether I have people there or not, it still tells me "Because the LCS is not on hand, TV will have to fight this off themselves". I got confused because I tended to skip through the text and assumed the police siege was a TV one. So I guess the problem might not be getting the police over any others, but that I just flat out seem to be unable to help the TV. I even tried getting around the likelyhood of having a police siege occur over the top of everything else, but I still couldn't help the TV.
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« Reply #458 on: July 10, 2017, 04:50:13 pm »

Well, I found a bug and fixed it, but I doubt it's the one that is causing what you're seeing.

I think what you're seeing may have something to do with the fact that the Terra Vitae safehouses have been set to be owned by the LCS and the code in siegeturn() is checking to see if Terra Vitae is "renting" the location and not the LCS. This is also a bug, and something that I will fix and release shortly, but I'm not certain that it's the same bug.

Did you have a liberal at the TV safehouse when you were using the cheat codes to pacify the police, by the way? That cheat code only works if you have somebody at the safehouse about to be besieged.


Edit: I am also in the process of fixing the no super-minions spawn bug. They will now spawn at the public park, bank, intelligence HQ, army base, nuclear power plant, genetics lab, police station, and wilderness. They will only appear in cities containing a supervillain lair containing an active supervillain, however.
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« Reply #459 on: July 10, 2017, 06:22:00 pm »

Yes, I used the codes at a TV safe house (Vivian's house to be specific). It didn't, and still doesn't, seem to have any effect.
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Re: Terra Vitae Mod (version 1.2 released!)
« Reply #460 on: July 21, 2017, 10:34:44 am »

Now it's a game about weapons, violent politics, really bad pickup lines... and magic.
I'm going to download it anyway.
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Re: Terra Vitae Mod (version 1.2 released!)
« Reply #461 on: July 21, 2017, 05:15:08 pm »

I've still not written the function that does minion production, but should soon!

Now it's a game about weapons, violent politics, really bad pickup lines... and magic.
I'm going to download it anyway.

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To be fair, while the laws are anywhere between L+ and C+, it's pretty close to vanila in terms of realism. :)

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