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  2. NEWTAG-240

BODYSTRUCTURE Tokens in equipslot file

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    • Type: New Token New Token
    • Status: Approved Approved
    • Priority: Minor Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: GameMode Tag
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    • Subtype:
      Token

      Description

      The equipslots Game Mode file currently has a NUMSLOTS line, which appears like:
      NUMSLOTS:DEFAULT HEAD:1 HANDS:2 TORSO:1 LEGS:2 SHIELD:1

      This particular line causes a loading exception, because we cannot predict the names of the items appearing before the colon. This creates custom code for us. I would like to propose an alternative syntax:

      BODYSTRUCTURE:HEAD <> COUNT:1
      BODYSTRUCTURE:HANDS <> COUNT:2
      BODYSTRUCTURE:TORSO <> COUNT:1
      BODYSTRUCTURE:LEGS <> COUNT:2
      BODYSTRUCTURE:SHIELD <> COUNT:1

      These items appear on separate lines. <> represents a tab

      This syntax will work in parallel with the NUMSLOTS based syntax while the transition is made. (At some point the converter will support game mode files - not sure if I will reach that in 6.0 or not, but the point is that before NUMSLOTS is declared deprecated, we will be able to automatically convert this syntax change)

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            Reporter:
            Tom Parker
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