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Would you like the Skeletal Dragon sprite in LotI changed to mainline Skeletal Dragon sprite?

Yes
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No
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 8th, 2017, 10:49 am

Yeah, I know. Purple and black elves should probably have the same power etc, but the code makes the distinction look deliberate, so I'm not going to change it. Unless Dugi weighs in.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby Konrad2 » November 8th, 2017, 11:09 am

Nooooo. D: I'm not talking about the distinction between purple and black elves. ._. I'm talking about the distinction of purple elves soldiers and purple elves leaders.
Soldiers = purple elves summoned by their leader = slightly buffed purple elves
Leaders = purple elves already on the map, will summon soldiers when attacking for the first time = purple elves without buffs

EDIT: Looking at the code I probably should call the leaders as guardians instead.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 8th, 2017, 11:12 am

Yes, same thing. Soldiers have specials, leaders don't. I don't know why, but the code looks intentional.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby Konrad2 » November 8th, 2017, 11:14 am

So. How do I ask Dugi about this? This is his thread after all.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 8th, 2017, 11:18 am

Well, either wait here or make a GitHub issue I guess. He usually replies, but GitHub might be faster.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby imaginarypotato » November 8th, 2017, 8:04 pm

matsjoyce wrote:@imaginarypotato Do you mean the female rogue?
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It's a new sprite in 1.13 AFAIK.

@Konrad2
Konrad2 wrote:Is there a way to make ai leaders prefer bigger castles over smaller castles?

There is no easy way I'm aware of except specifying which castle the AI should go to. Does it make much of a difference?
Konrad2 wrote:How about letting the enemy 'leaders' be special as well? I mean...duh. They are leading a populace of enhanced elves but they themselves are not enhanced at all..? That's kind of weird...

Some of them are, some of them aren't. I'll see what I can do.
EDIT: On second thoughts, I think it's meant to be this way. There is one side with normal elves and one side for the mutant ninja elves. Its probably meant to be the distinction between fully committed and unsure.


So thats what it was thanks, I am still on 1.2.6
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby mattsc » November 9th, 2017, 8:22 am

angelofhell_hau wrote:Another thing, if it's a bug....

matsjoyce wrote:Other LUA errors - They are in the wesnoth core files, so are probably wesnoth bugs. Wait for the next beta release and see if that fixes them.

Problem with that is that it will only get fixed if the people working on the core code are aware of it. This is a very infrequently occurring bug, it only happens under very specific circumstances that I had never encountered before, so I had no idea that it existed. If you find anything else like that (that is, a Micro AI error), you could just shoot me a PM, but in general it's better to submit a bug report.

Anyway, in this case I happened to come across the replay posted by angelofhell_hau and was able to figure out from that what is going on. I committed the fix here and it will be in 1.13.11. Also, since this is in a Lua file, you could fix it immediately in your local version by changing the respective core file.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 9th, 2017, 9:04 am

@mattsc OK, I thought it might have been the same bug that was reported a few pages ago.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby mattsc » November 9th, 2017, 9:29 am

matsjoyce wrote:@mattsc OK, I thought it might have been the same bug that was reported a few pages ago.

matsjoyce: Yeah, it probably was. But since there was no save available last time (unless I missed it, which would just underline my point ;) ), I had no way to reproduce it and it never got fixed. I try to scan/search the forums periodically for issues like this, but between real life and my own Wesnoth projects, I am bound to miss some things. No problem this time, just making a suggestions for future bug sightings.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby angelofhell_hau » November 10th, 2017, 11:03 am

woa it can advance into 4 forms. Is it different or buffed? It was the same as Elf NightPowerder.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 10th, 2017, 2:14 pm

@angelofhell_hau Different, but broken not buffed. Its a bug, which I have reported. To be safe, select the bottom ones.
EDIT: This is fixed now
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby imaginarypotato » November 10th, 2017, 10:51 pm

I finished chapter 10! It was really good but it just feels like something is missing. Like the story being unfinished. Don't get me wrong the ending was not bad at all its just that it was like a cliff hanger; witch I sort of dislike.

But after 10 chapters of Loti I still have not found the answer to my biggest question
why is the portrait of the dragon rider a picture of a knight on a horse?
just kidding
what I really want to know is why all of the bad guys where not using the artifacts? several times it mentioned other people buying artifacts but when you see them they are just plain units
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby angelofhell_hau » November 13th, 2017, 3:13 am

It happens when I recall my Duelist Mage, the map is available per turn until it's all opened that I've not investigated yet. And one more thing, it makes my Duelist Mage's animation is very slow and whoever get through him/her. Is it a bug?

P/s: I think "teleport" makes this happen.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby Dugi » November 13th, 2017, 8:09 am

I apologise for my absence. I had a disagreement with the staff here about a year ago and it still frustrates me.

I have discussed most of these issues with SkyOne on GitHub and we've solved most of them. To be precise, SkyOne fixed more of them. I am really thankful for the work he's doing.

To answer a few questions that were not answered:
ElderOfZion (cool name btw) wrote:The spell eater bosses, most likely they are randomly generated and I think they are meant to be unbeatable, at least if they get around 2000 hp, about 450-2 ranged attack and 800-1 mele attack, but actually thanks to the game mechanics every one of these bosses no matter how strong in theory is beatable, if you have a perfect guerilla build and 50-1000 turns of time!
I have not touched the scenario after introducing the Spell Eater unit. I did not realise that he might be selected as a boss and become such a terror. He might be removed from that scenario.

Konrad2 wrote:If 'special' elves refer to the purple elves (twisted good) and 'normal' elves refer to the green elves (good), then you didn't understand me. :/
The ones with black team colour are meant to be the nazi elves. The others may be on your side, on their side, but are not upgraded.
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Re: Legend of the Invincibles

Postby matsjoyce » November 13th, 2017, 9:17 am

@Dugi Dang, how did SkyOne hack my GitHub account? :mrgreen: SkyOne has a rocket pod under the wing, I'm just a plain F22.

@angelofhell_hau Your Duelist wizard had the old version of the teleport ability, which has been updated since and the semantics seemingly changed (so it's a wesnoth thing, not us). I've attached a fixed savefile for you.
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