Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

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smoke_th
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Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Post by smoke_th »

Well, because i simply cannot contact with com-shooter dev :? I started new version of zoy shooter :lol:
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There will be normal (not stupid buggy nano) system of respawn, Ingame system of selection new unit and fraglimits.

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I think it will not take so much time to arrange all things. And write spawn widget and rewrite advplayerslist widget...and add respawn gadget.

ETA lists:
Spawn Selector widget - 100%
Spawn placer widget and stuff for it - 10%
Rewriting of advplayerslist - 20%
Design-idea document - 100%
Pretty starting picture - 100%
Some image stuff for widgets - 80%.
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Argh
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Re: Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Post by Argh »

Looks great :-)

Are you going to add some random mobs and a basic AI for the enemy Shooters, so that the gameplay is more fun offline? Are you going to improve character control, since there's only one character?
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smoke_th
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Post by smoke_th »

Argh wrote:Looks great :-)

Are you going to add some random mobs and a basic AI for the enemy Shooters, so that the gameplay is more fun offline? Are you going to improve character control, since there's only one character?
Lol this is not noly one character - i just tested my widget. There will be 20 characters
Regular Forces -
Pyro (firebat)
Engineer (fuck assasins -now only turrets and nanos for healing)
Sniper (now not stupid arm comm big sniper projectile but sharpshooter's one)
Spy (Stealth moving, fast attack unit)
Heavy (Bigass heavy armored)
Grenadier (There i will use complex effects so it will shoot with grenades and with mine-grenades (shoot that spawns unit)
Medic (healer with beam cannon, sucks at ffa but rulez at teamplay)
Scout (Very fast moving lightly armed commander)
Solder (yes its team fortress 2 compilation :D - solder haves laser rifle and rocket launcher)
Aero (that stealth fighter - more small, more maneuver - not so overwhelmed)
Specialist (Plasma-cannon guy)
Tarantul (big resclue)
Phatt (brawler's analog)
Ranger (Sabot-launcher user)

Heavy guys (can be only switched on with mod options)
Kroghot (yep)
MEGA Razorback (as usuall mega razor back haves short range lasers and 30k health)
Mega Crow (no comments)
Air Wolf (owerful black-ass chopper ideal versus air because armed with fast-shooting guided missiles, but also good vs ground because haves sabot rockets)
Killer Tank (Powerful heavy tank with balls of steel, armed with photon-blast cannon.)
Allterain massacare (Very dense armored Massacare spider armed with adv. catapult rocket barrage.)

Also in plans - normal hud - not complete cockpit but analog of fps hud.
I doesn't plan to make ai for this.
For improving character control i need to figure out how to make units strafe and how to make that body will merged with legs by x axis.

Oh and yeah - power up system. :D
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Argh
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Re: Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

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By "one character" I mean, you just control one guy. Anyhow, good luck with this :-)
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Post by knorke »

nice :) missed respawning in comshooter. with respawn units can die faster (lower hp) which will probally make gameplay better.
Imo most fun in spring fps games was shooting each other with longe range missle or plasma weapons, in short range the lag is just too annoying.

will you include an option for playing with small squads, ie select 5 units, if they are dead you get five new ones?
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I haven't played Com Shooter since I had dial-up, so I should be able to enjoy this even more.
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Post by Echo419 »

this sounds awesome, i never got to play comshooter.

Aside from a sort of PvP with random mobs you could also at a later date add a kind of survival.
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Post by Zoy64 »

hello people, i am the Zoy of Zoy Shooter. im so glad that someone has found interest in keeping it alive!

Com Shooter was my favorite mod, and that's why i renamed it to "Zoy Shooter." this was to initiate a new era in com shooting (in case you were wondering).

keep up the good work!

-Zoy
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Gota
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so will it now be called Smoke_th shooter?
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Zoy64
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Post by Zoy64 »

i would prefer "Com Shooter." i changed it because Crappage was making CS weird (and we didnt need two "Com Shooters"). But seeing that Crappage is no longer doing it anymore, feel free to change it back to the way it was supposed to be.
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Post by FireStorm_ »

I wonder if a lack of lua skill hasn't put it on ice again:
http://springrts.com/phpbb/viewtopic.ph ... 46#p438746

Useful programming skill is also still lacking in me. Provided i'd be helping someone who knows what they're doing, I'd like to try and help with any other content this game might need.
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Post by Noruas »

I am surprised Comshooter would survive this far in some form, I notice a commander is missing from the preview picture. I hope someone keeps it going. 4th generation com shooter if it comes out shall be smoke shooter :P

1st. Noruas = Comshooter
2nd. Crappage = Comshooter (crapshooter)
3rd. Zoy = Zoyshooter
4th. Smoke_th = Zoyshooter?

The wiki has somehow not been touched since the first generation which can be found here.
http://springrts.com/wiki/Commander_Shooter

Fun times...
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Zoy64
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Post by Zoy64 »

i look forward to seeing CS again in all its glory, please do it justice.
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Re: Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Post by AnimateDream »

So is anyone maintaining this for the latest version of spring? I tried to replace the old modinfo.tdf with an equivalent modinfo.lua

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return {
        game="Zoy Shooter",
        shortGame = "ZS",
        name = "Zoy Shooter",
        shortName = "ZS",
        version = "1.8.0",
        mutator = "Official",
        Description = "Com Shooter for the new generation",
        url = "http://spring.clan-sy.com/",
        ModType = "1",
    }
That makes the mod selectable, but no commanders ever spawn at the beginning of a match, then the center and select widget freaks out because it tries to act on a null object.
[ 15] Error in Update(): [string "LuaUI/Widgets/gui_center_n_select_xta.lua"]:27: Bad unitID parameter in GetUnitPosition()
[ 15] Removed widget: Select n Center! - XTA
I can't find any errors that should be responsible. The unit defs seem fine with the exception of 3 of the commanders.
[ 0] Loading unit definitions
[ 0] WARNING: too many unit categories (32), skipping tll
[ 0] WARNING: too many unit categories (33), skipping uef
[ 0] WARNING: too many unit categories (34), skipping xcl
[ 0] Loading feature definitions
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AnimateDream
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Re: Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Post by AnimateDream »

Thank you. That did solve that particular problem. I'm glad spring is still making logical progress to its script interface.

Is there a single list of all the functions and stuff exposed to lua by spring or is it best to dig through here?http://springrts.com/wiki/Lua_Scripting.
edit: simple answer

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function widget:GetInfo()
  return {
    name      = "print interface",
    desc      = "print interface",
    author    = "AnimateDream",
    date      = "9/30/2010",
    license   = "GNU GPL, v2 or later",
    layer     = 5,
    enabled   = true
  }
end

function widget:Update()

    Spring.Echo ("Spring interface....")
    Spring.Echo("Key : Value")
    for k, v in pairs (Spring) do
        Spring.Echo(k," : ",v)
    end
    widgetHandler:RemoveWidget()
end
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mar3moset
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Re: Zoy Shooter : Bonk, Pew Pew and BOOM!

Post by mar3moset »

I would love to see this finished, any status update?

Also are you going to include the other Zoy shooter commanders from previous versions?
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smoke_th
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Post by smoke_th »

:( Project has been frozen.
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MidKnight
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Post by MidKnight »

Do release the source, so that we can look at it, possibly work on it, and possibly make you excited enough that it unfreezes!
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smoke_th
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:mrgreen: Nope.
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