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Wind knockdown script?

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Wind knockdown script?

PostAuthor: Bigdaddy037 » Fri Sep 09, 2005 6:54 pm

I saw this in the library:
http://www.avlis.org/viewtopic.php?t=28581

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void main() {
        object oTriggerer;
        oTriggerer = GetEnteringObject();
        if(GetIsObjectValid(oTriggerer)) {
            ExecuteScript("x0_s0_earthquake", oTriggerer);
        }


and it got me thinking: can this be modified or used to replicate a large gust of wind (think blizzard) knocking down a character?

I don't have access at the moment to the "x0_so_earthquake" script, but I don't remember there being anything specific to there being an Earthquake in the message to the PC, just "PC takes x damage from someone".

Any thought to a scripting newbie on this?
thanks in advance.

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PostAuthor: Dralix » Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:36 pm

The spell "Gust of Wind" has a knockdown effect. You might want to take a look at that.

Or course I could be talking out of my ass here, since I've never even looked at NWN scripting ...

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PostAuthor: Jonezie » Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:18 am

You do have access to the earthquake script - it's a standard Bioware thing. Goto your script editor, and select 'Open'. In the bottom left-hand corner, you should see three options - 'Module Resources', 'Hak resources' and 'All resources'. Choose 'All resources' and you'll be able to modify all of the standard scripts.

However, changing anything in a 'nw_s*' script will affect the magic system, so I wouldn't reccomend it - you're much better off writing a new script. I'll write something up later on when I'm more fully awake.
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