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TyTBone 10-26-2008 08:34 AM

Zombie question
I think I'm going to try HH, and I have a question: is there anyway to make it so that when a mutant zombie dies, those "sparkles" come out of it, like when you pick up a brain? (Or, alternatively, it blows up?)

Redbone 10-26-2008 08:40 AM

Re: Zombie question
Those only appear if you pick an item up.

Jamul 10-26-2008 08:40 AM

Re: Zombie question
You can have it carrying an item that has the effect of "explode" (something like that, you get to pick the color, like what machete grass does), and is triggered all the time. It's not going to be sparkly colors though!

TyTBone 10-26-2008 11:33 AM

Re: Zombie question

A different question: what special could I use to allow bad guys to walk on lava without being harmed, but not Bouapha?

Redbone 10-26-2008 11:35 AM

Re: Zombie question
Make it so it's not lava so everyone can walk on it. Then make a special so Bouapha gets hurt when he steps on tile lava. (Be sure to set all of the lava tiles!)

TyTBone 10-26-2008 01:16 PM

Re: Zombie question

Originally Posted by Redbone (Post 214614)
Make it so it's not lava so everyone can walk on it. Then make a special so Bouapha gets hurt when he steps on tile lava. (Be sure to set all of the lava tiles!)

Is there anyway to make a certain percentage go down as long as Bouapha stays on the tile, rather than a specific amount? Also, when I did it, Bouapha couldn't die from being on the tiles too long, even when I set the lose of life to 0.

Redbone 10-26-2008 04:47 PM

Re: Zombie question
You're probably using Set Life instead of Change Life. Use Change life and do -1.

Coolguy 10-26-2008 07:42 PM

Re: Zombie question
What do you mean by health going down a percentage? Do you mean, for instance, if Bouapha sits on the lava, he'll lose 50% of his current life (or some other value %).

Redbone 10-27-2008 03:39 PM

Re: Zombie question
That would be instant kill if it does that every time, because it will check every frame.

Hammered 10-27-2008 07:00 PM

Re: Zombie question
Actually, he would never die, since eventually he would have only 1 life point and losing 1/2 of his life would be losing nothing. However, it would be easy for a monster to kill him.

Redbone 10-27-2008 07:06 PM

Re: Zombie question
Set Life doesn't work, you all should use Change Life, like I said.

Mossysox 10-28-2008 06:48 AM

Re: Zombie question
If you change the player's life in the 'steps on lava tiles' special, Bouapha won't be harmed if he just stands still (because he isn't doing any stepping). You can avoid this by controlling the damage with two variables, one that acts as a counter and one that shows he's on the lava tiles, which you switch on and off with two 'steps on tiles' specials.

If you use V0 as your counter (increase it by V0+1 whenever it equals 1 or more) and V1 as your trigger (which is set to 1 whenever Bouapha steps on any of your lava tiles), the damage special will look like this:-
when V1 = 1 and V0 = 2 exactly, change the player's life by -15 [if you want a close approximation to lava], play the sound 'ouch' and set V0 to 1.
Then you need to make sure that whenever Bouapha steps off of the fake lava and onto the tiles surrounding it that V1 and V0 are both set to 0.

AtkinsSJ 10-28-2008 07:18 AM

Re: Zombie question
Could you also set the lava tile to animate to itself, and then use a 'step on tile'?

Mr.Onion 10-28-2008 09:31 AM

Re: Zombie question
If you have two identical tiles, and have one set to lava, and always animate to itself, and have another, using Step On Tile, that animates to the lava one.

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