finding TILES on MAPS

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KhrougH
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finding TILES on MAPS

Post by KhrougH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:07 am

sorry guys i checked in this forum but i couldn't find an exhaustive answer.
here is my problem:
I need to find the tile (tileset) on a map . I tried with getAutomapTile but it gives only the number of the icon of the map in the game. i need to find the tiles on the real map.
any suggestion?

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by Isaac » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:53 am

KhrougH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:07 am
I tried with getAutomapTile but it gives only the number of the icon of the map in the game. i need to find the tiles on the real map.
any suggestion?
That is the only way that I know of to do it; to check the automap icon. Tiles in the game are defined as a set of objects and an associated sound effect. AFAIK, there is no built in way to detect a tile—other than to know what objects to look for, and that's just making an educated guess at which it could be.

Why do you need to know the tile name?

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by KhrougH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:51 pm

Why do you need to know the tile name?
well, if i use "getAutomapTile" i have me a number witch identify an icon on the map in the game . it means that i have a number for a "dungeon_wall" (for exemple) and a number for every kind of ground. i would like to identify the kind of tile_floor for adding a condition : if tile == 3 then ... if tile == 4 then ...
i'm using an asset with wooden tiles but positioning is random. so i would like to "spawn" on it the same object with a specified facing. so, when you enter into a building all wooden stripes are in the same direction.
opening the "dungeon.lua" file you can see the 32x32 dungeon with the dungeon name and a table with different number that identifies the tiles used in that dungeon. that's what i need to connect to. do you call it "hook"?
by the way... i wish my explanation has been satisfied :D i'm sorry i don't know many terms.

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by Zo Kath Ra » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:20 pm

KhrougH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:07 am
sorry guys i checked in this forum but i couldn't find an exhaustive answer.
Did you find this?
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=9692&p=93590

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by Isaac » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:24 pm

There is no tile object—it's a collection; a list of objects to spawn.
...so, when you enter into a building all wooden stripes are in the same direction.
This is an option in the tile definition.

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randomFloorFacing = false,
You can add this to the definition for the tile that you are using, and it should no longer randomize the direction of the floor objects.

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by KhrougH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:14 pm

sure, it works. and is way easier than my idea :)
thank you , sir.

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by KhrougH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:25 pm

Zo Kath Ra wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:20 pm
KhrougH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:07 am
sorry guys i checked in this forum but i couldn't find an exhaustive answer.
Did you find this?
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=9692&p=93590
what I need doesn't concern the party position. i just needed to calculate at first what tile the dungeon are using in a specified position (every position). Isaac gave me the best solution but i'm still curious if there is a way to do it in an entity_script. or maybe in a [text].lua somewhere in the mod_asset.
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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by KhrougH » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:27 pm

... but if i could have a difference between floors i could spawn monsters randomly on the streets but not in the houses.
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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by Isaac » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:18 am

KhrougH wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:27 pm
... but if i could have a difference between floors i could spawn monsters randomly on the streets but not in the houses.
If you manually place a floor decoration that is set (in the definition) to replace the existing floor models, then you will have a different floor in that tile.

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Re: finding TILES on MAPS

Post by kelly1111 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:41 am

KhrougH wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:27 pm
... but if i could have a difference between floors i could spawn monsters randomly on the streets but not in the houses.
I remember having a modified monster spawner object in one if my mod assets (cant seem to find the code atm) .. I got it from someone on the forum. It checks wheter there are monsters around in a certain area around the spawner and has a timer that spawns new ones (the amount you want) if there are none around any more.

Perhaps this can help you ? ... it doesnt check for elevations, tiles. but perhaps you can tweak the spawn radius?

now if only I knew where I put the damn thing in all my folders... and stuff

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