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I'm trying to make a side vs side MP mission, where you have the choice to surrender, wich meaning the loose their weapon, and also becomes captive so AI soldiers doesn't shoot you. But, I wanna do so that if you pick up a weapon you're not a captive anymore (set by setCaptive false) so that AI will open fire at you again, if you steal a dead guys weapon.
Can it be detected by triggers or easy script when carrying a weapon (maybe that carrying a weapon means "this setCaptive false") or something?
Darn, I hate that OFPEC is down http://forums.bistudio.com/oldsmileys/confused_o.gif
Feb 14 2006, 15:21
The weapons command will return an array of all the weapons carried by a unit - you could have a trigger fire when this array is not empty. Alternatively primaryWeapon is another command that will return a string giving the name of the primary weapon carried by a unit. The trigger could fire whenever this is not = ""
Quote[/b] ]Darn, I hate that OFPEC is down Me too.
Uhmm. I don't really understand that.
Could you explain a little more?
Thanks for helping anyways http://forums.bistudio.com/oldsmileys/smile_o.gif
Feb 15 2006, 17:01
Well I am on holiday and so am away from my games computer and ofpec is down so I can't check their comref. So from memory try something like:
@<hidden> (weapons unitname != )
@<hidden> (unitname primaryWeapon != "")
It may be a load of crap but it is worth experimenting with.
Feb 15 2006, 17:14
This is what I have in trigger for one of my missions, it will detect if unit POW has ANY weapons or ANY magazines (incl. Hand Grenades, Satchels, Smokes, etc.) in their inventory.
Condition: ((count (weapons pow)) > 0) or ((count (magazines pow)) > 0)
On Activation: pow setcaptive false
Works great for me.
Feb 15 2006, 17:31
Count!! That's it!! I was forgetting. Weapons unitname gives you an array of the weapons carried by the unit. Count weapons unitname will count how many wepaons the guy has.
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