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#summary API for writing Lua scripts in Hedgewars.
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#labels Featured
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= Core Lua API documentation =
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== Introduction ==
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Version 0.9.13 of Hedgewars introduced the ability to use Lua scripts to modify Hedgewars behaviour for different maps without having to recompile the whole game. The till then used triggers (only appeared in training maps) were removed.
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Lua is an easy to learn scripting language that’s implemented using open source libraries. If you’d like to learn more about Lua, have a look at [http://www.lua.org Lua's official homepage]. Even though its easy to learn syntax this wiki page won't explain all basics of using Lua, e.g. declaring variables or using control structures. There are tons of step-by-step tutorials and documentation available on the internet. Just throw “Lua” into your favourite search engine and give it a try.
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=== About this wiki page ===
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This page might become outdated. For a list of undocumented functions, see [http://hw.ercatec.net/docs/lua_wiki_check.php].
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<wiki:toc max_depth="4" />
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== Overview ==
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=== How Hedgewars handles Lua scripts ===
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As of Version 0.9.20, Hedgewars supports Lua scripts for two similar tasks: Define tutorial missions, campaign missions or provide special map behaviour for precreated maps. It is also used for multiplayer scripts to create new game styles.
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=== Tutorial missions ===
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Tutorial missions are located within text files inside `share/hedgewars/Data/Missions/Training`. The game will list all files with the lua extension inside this directory in the Training selection screen. You’ll find some premade example scripts within this directory that contain several comments on the script lines and what they do.
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See [Missions] for details.
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=== Special maps ===
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In addition to tutorial missions predrawn maps (maps not created using the random map creator) may contain a single lua script file named `map.lua`. If it’s there, it will be used once the map is played. This way it’s possible to play maps alone or over the internet using custom goals. Mission maps can be found in singleplayer mode under the “training” button and in multiplayer mode, it is selectable as a map type.
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See also [PresetMaps] for more information about such maps.
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=== How Lua scripts are used ===
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Several parts of script files are executed multiple times. In general, the whole script file is read while loading the map. Declarations as well as function calls outside functions are executed at once. Later on the game will call special predefined function names at special occassions such as the creation of new game objects (called “gears”).
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=== Important things to know ===
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It is possible to play missions in multiplayer. However this requires all participating players to have the exact same version of the map files, including the `map.lua` script file. If this isn’t the case the game will probably desync and “kick” at least the one player using a different version of the map files. To avoid problems when running prepackaged maps, you should never modify any maps provided with the Hedgewars default package. Instead, create a copy of the existing map and modify this one. Feel free to share your work on the forums.
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Another thing to note is the current status of our scripting implementation. Similar to the whole game, this is still work in progress and we can’t guarantee that scripts working in this version will run in future revisions of the game as we might extend, change or rename parts of the scripting engine.
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=== Global variables/constants ===
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Global variables are used by the game to interact with the scripts by passing and retrieving their values. While some of the variables are never read by the engine some allow you to modify the engine’s behaviour, e.g. the theme to be used for the current map.
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=== Functions called by the game: Event handlers ===
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After successfully loading the Lua script the game will call the following functions on different occasions. To be used, they have to use the exact same name as defined below.
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== Data types ==
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This section defines some commonly used non-primitive parameter types which are used in multiple functions. This section is a bit incomplete at the moment.
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=== Color ===
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Some functions take a `color` parameter.
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Colors are stored in RGB or RGBA format and are specified as a three- or four-byte number, respecively.
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In 3-byte (RGB) colors, each byte represents a color component. The value 0 means no intensity and 255 is largest intensity of the component.
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The first byte is for the red component, the second byte for the green component and the third byte for the blue component.
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Four-byte (RGBA) colors use the first 3 bytes for the color components (like for the 3-byte colors) and the fourth byte is used for opacity, where 255 means maximum opacity and 0 means fully transparent (also called the “alpha channel”).
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Specifying the color number becomes much easier if you write it in hexadecimal notation.
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Examples for RGB (3-byte) colors:
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c = 0x000000 -- black (R, G, B are all 0)
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c = 0xFF0000 -- red
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c = 0x00FF00 -- green
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c = 0x0000FF -- blue
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c = 0xFFFFFF -- white
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c = 0x808080 -- gray (50%)</code>
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Hint: On [http://www.colorpicker.com/] you find a color-picking tool for getting RGB colors easily.
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== Globally available variables and constants ==
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The following variables are made available by Hedgewars in Lua and can be used to quickly query a value. Lua scripts schould normally *not* write to these variables, only read from them.
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=== General variables and constants ===
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Here are some unsorted variables or constants which are available in Lua. You shouldn’t write to most of them.
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|| *Identifier* || *Description* ||
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|| `LOCALE` || Current locale identifier (e.g. “de” for German) ||
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|| `LAND_WIDTH` || The width of the landscape in pixels. Not available before `onGameStart` ||
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|| `LAND_HEIGHT` || The height of the landscape in pixels. Not available before `onGameStart` ||
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|| `LeftX` || X coordinate of the leftmost point of the landscape. Not available before `onGameStart` ||
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|| `RightX` || X coordinate of the rightmost point of the landscape. Not available before `onGameStart` ||
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|| `TopY` || Y coordinate of the topmost point of the landscape. Not available before `onGameStart` ||
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|| `CursorX` || The X position of the cursor if the player is choosing a target. Otherwise, this is `-2147483648` ||
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|| `CursorY` || The Y position of the cursor if the player is choosing a target. Otherwise, this is `-2147483648` ||
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|| `WaterLine` || The y position of the water, used to determine at which position stuff drowns. Use `SetWaterLine` to change. ||
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|| `ClansCount` || Number of clans, including defeated ones (a clan is a group of teams with same color) ||
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|| `TeamsCount` || Number of teams, including defeated ones ||
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|| `TurnTimeLeft` || Number of game ticks (milliseconds) left until the current turn ends. You can change this variable directly. ||
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|| `ReadyTimeLeft` || Remaining ready time in millseconds, 0 if turn in progress. Can be set in onNewTurn. In other places, it should only be read, not written. ||
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|| `GameTime` || Number of total game ticks ||
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|| `TotalRounds` || Number of rounds that have passed. Equals `-1` if game has not started yet or hogs are still being placed. This variable is buggy in 0.9.23 and earlier! ||
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|| `CurrentHedgehog` || The hedgehog gear that is currently in play ||
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|| `AmmoTypeMax` || Maximum ammo type ID (useful to iterate through all ammo types, starting by 0) ||
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=== !GameFlags ===
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The !GameFlags are used to store simple boolean settings of the game.
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You can read/modify them using the [LuaAPI#GameFlags_functions GameFlags-Functions].
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|| *Identifier* || *Description (active state)* ||
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|| `gfOneClanMode` || Used when only one clan is in the game. This game flag is primarily used for training missions. ||
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|| `gfMultiWeapon` || Shooting any weapon enters multi-shot mode with infinite shots. The remaining shots counter for weaoons like shotgun is suppressed. Intended for target practice missions, not recommended for anything else. ||
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|| `gfSwitchHog` || Free hog switching at turn start ||
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|| `gfDivideTeams` || Each clan will start in its own side of the terrain. No effect if `gfPlaceHog` is active. ||
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|| `gfBorder` || An indestructible border is active around the map. ||
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|| `gfBottomBorder` || There is an indestructable border at the bottom of the map. ||
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|| `gfShoppaBorder` || The terrain edge will be replaced by a decorative black/yellow “danger stripe”. This has no gameplay effect. ||
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|| `gfSolidLand` || The terrain is indestructible. ||
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|| `gfLowGravity` || The gravity is low. ||
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|| `gfLaserSight` || A laser sight is almost always active. ||
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|| `gfInvulnerable` || All hedgehogs are invulnerable. ||
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|| `gfVampiric` || All hedgehogs become vampires and get 80% of the damage they deal as health. ||
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|| `gfKarma` || Attackers share the damage they deal to enemies. ||
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|| `gfArtillery` || Hedgehogs can’t walk. ||
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|| `gfRandomOrder` || The game is played in random order. ||
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|| `gfPlaceHog` || Placement mode: At the beginning of the round, all hedgehogs are placed manually first. ||
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|| `gfKing` || King Mode: One hedgehog per team becomes their king, if the king dies, the team loses. ||
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|| `gfSharedAmmo` || Teams in the same clan share their ammo. Takes precedence over `gfPerHogAmmo`.  ||
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|| `gfDisableGirders` || No girders will be created in random maps ||
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|| `gfDisableLandObjects` || No land objects will be created in random maps ||
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|| `gfAISurvival` || Computer-controlled hedgehogs will be revived after they die. ||
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|| `gfInfAttack` || Attacks don’t end the turn. ||
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|| `gfResetWeps` || The weapons will be reset to the initial state each turn. ||
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|| `gfPerHogAmmo` || Each hedgehog has its own weapon stash. No effect if `gfSharedAmmo` is active. ||
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|| `gfDisableWind` || There is no wind. ||
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|| `gfMoreWind` || There is always strong wind. ||
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|| `gfTagTeam` || Tag Team: Teams in the same clan share their turn time. ||
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|| `gfResetHealth` || The health of all living hedgehogs is reset at the end of each turn. ||
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=== Land flags ===
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The land flags denote several types of terrain. Like all flags, they can be combined at will.
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|| *Identifier* || *Meaning* ||
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|| `lfIce` || Slippery terrain, hogs will slide on it. ||
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|| `lfBouncy` || Bouncy terrain, hogs and some other gears will bounce off when they collide with it. ||
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|| `lfIndestructible` || Almost indestructible terrain, most weapons will not destroy it. ||
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|| `0` || Normal destroyable terrain. Note that this is the case when no other land flag is set. ||
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=== More constants ===
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More constants are at at [GearTypes Gear Types] , [AmmoTypes Ammo Types], [Sounds], [States], [Sprites], [VisualGearTypes Visual Gear Types].
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== Event handlers ==
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Lua scripts are supposed to _define_ these functions to do something. The functions are then _called_ by Hedgewars when a certain event has occoured.
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=== <tt>onGameInit()</tt> ===
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This function is called before the game loads its resources. One can read and modify various game variables here. These variables will become globally available after `onGameInit` has been invoked, but changing them has only an effect in `onGameInit`.
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Most variables are optional, but for missions, `Theme` must be set by the scripter if you want to use a random map, rather than an image map. All other variables do not need to be set by the scripter and have default values.
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List of game variables:
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|| *Identifier* || *Default* || *Description* ||
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|| `Theme` || _depends_ || The theme to be used. When `Map` is set, a default value is used. For missions which don't use an image map, `Theme` *must* be set explicitly ||
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|| `Map` || `""` || The image map being played or `""` if no image map is used ||
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|| `Seed` || `0` || Seed of the random number generator ||
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|| `LandDigest` || _N/A_ || Digest for the current map. Only meant for internal use by Hedgewars ||
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|| `MapGen` || `mgRandom` || Type of map generator. One of `mgRandom`, `mgMaze`, `mgPerlin`, `mgDrawn`. ||
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|| `TemplateFilter` || `0` || _unknown meaning_ ||
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|| `TemplateNumber` || `0` || _unknown meaning_ ||
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|| `MapFeatureSize` || `50` || Used by random maps to determine its “curvyness” or complexity. This value can be set by the user with the slider under the random map preview in the game setup screen. The user-set value ranges from 1 (leftmost position) to 25 (rightmost position). A good starting value is `12`. ||
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|| `GameFlags` || `0` || All `GameFlags` combined as a bitmask. Setting `GameFlags` directly is discouraged, use the [LuaAPI#GameFlags_functions] instead ||
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|| `Ready` || `5000` || Ready timer at the start of the turn (in milliseconds) ||
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|| `Delay` || `100` || Delay between each turn in milliseconds ||
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|| `TurnTime` || `45000` || Turn time in milliseconds ||
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|| `GetAwayTime` || `100` || Retreat time in percent ||
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|| `CaseFreq` || `5` || Probability that a crate drops in a turn. 0: never, >0: probability = `1/CaseFreq` ||
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|| `HealthCaseProb` || `35` || Chance that a crate drop is a health crate, in percent (other crates are ammo or utility crates) ||
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|| `HealthCaseAmount` || `25` || Amount of health in a health crate ||
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|| `DamagePercent` || `100` || Global damage in percent, affects damage and knockback ||
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|| `RopePercent` || `100` || Rope length in percent ||
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|| `MinesNum` || `4` || Number of mines being placed on a medium-sized map ||
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|| `MinesTime` || `3000` || Time for a mine to explode from activated (in milliseconds), `-1000` for random ||
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|| `MineDudPercent` || `0` || Chance of mine being a dud, in percent ||
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|| `AirMinesNum` || `0` || Number of air mines being placed on a medium-sized map ||
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|| `Explosives` || `2` || Number of barrels being placed on a medium-sized map ||
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|| `SuddenDeathTurns` || `15` || Number of rounds until Sudden Death begins, _after the first round is over_. E.g. 0 = SD starts in 2nd round ||
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|| `WaterRise` || `47` || Height of water rise in pixels for each Sudden Death turn ||
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|| `HealthDecrease` || `5` || Amount of health decreased on each turn in Sudden Death ||
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|| `Goals` || `""` || Use this to add additional text to the goal text popup shown at the beginning and when using the quit or pause keys. The text is added to the default text which usually explains the game modifiers and does not replace it. Use `|` for line breaks. Also, all text before and including a `:` in a line will be highlighted. See also `ShowMission`. ||
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|| `WorldEdge` || `weNone` || Type edges being used at the left and right sides of the terrain (see below). ||
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|| `ScreenWidth` || _N/A_ || Width of the Hedgewars window or screen ||
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|| `ScreenHeight` || _N/A_ || Height of the Hedgewars window or screen ||
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The proper way to disable Sudden Death is by setting both `WaterRise` and `HealthDecrease` to `0`.
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If you want to add teams or hogs manually, you have to do it here. If you want to draw your own map using `AddPoint` and `FlushPoints`, you have to do this within this function as well.
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==== `WorldEdge` ====
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The value of `WorldEdge` can have the following values:
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|| *Identifier* || *Meaning* ||
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|| `weNone` || No world edges ||
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|| `weBounce` || Bouncy world edges ||
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|| `weWrap` || World wraps around at the edges ||
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|| `weSea` || Ocean world edges ||
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=== <tt>onGameStart()</tt> ===
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This function is called when the first round starts.
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Can be used to show the mission and for more setup, for example initial target spawning.
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At this stage, the global variables `LeftX`, `RightX`, `TopY`, `LAND_WIDTH` and `LAND_HEIGHT` become available.
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=== <tt>onPreviewInit()</tt> ===
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This function is called when the map preview in the frontend is initialized. This happens when the script is selected or you change a map generator parameter.
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It is useful for scripts which create their own maps (see `AddPoint` and `FlushPoints`). If you create a map in this function, a preview will be generated from this map and is exposed to the frontend.
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=== <tt>onParameters()</tt> ===
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This function is called when the script parameters (as specified in the game scheme) become available. The script parameter string is stored in the global variable `ScriptParam`.
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Please note that it is normally not safe to call many of the other functions inside this function, this function is called very early in the game, only use this to initialize variables and other internal stuff like that.
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*Tip*: If you use the Params library  (`/Scripts/Params.lua`), you can make the task of dissecting the string into useful values a bit easier, but it’s not required. (The Params library is not documented yet, however).
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*Tip*: If you use this callback, make sure to document the interpretation of the parameters so others know how to set the parameters properly.
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=== <tt>onGameTick()</tt> ===
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This function is called on every game tick, i.e. 1000 times a second. If you just need to check on something periodically, consider `onGameTick20`.
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=== <tt>onGameTick20()</tt> ===
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This function is called every 20 game ticks, which equals 50 times a second. It reduces Lua overhead for simple monitoring that doesn’t need to happen every single tick.
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=== <tt>onNewTurn()</tt> ===
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This function calls at the start of every turn. You can set `ReadyTimeLeft` here to change the ready time for this turn. (See also: `Ready`)
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=== <tt>onEndTurn()</tt> (0.9.24) ===
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This function calls at the end of every turn. The end of a turn is defined as the point of time after the current hedgehog lost control and all the important gears are either gone or have settled.
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`CurrentHedgehog` holds the gear ID of the hedgehog whose turn just ended.
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This function is called at one of the earliest possible moment after the end of a turn. After this callback, Hedgewars then performs all the other stuff between turns. This includes things like: Applying poison or Sudden Death damage, calculating total hog damage, rising the water in Sudden Death, dropping a crate, checking victory, giving control to the next hog.
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Because this function is called *before* victories are checked, this is useful to set up your victory conditions here.
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=== <tt>onSkipTurn()</tt> (0.9.24) ===
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This function calls when a hog skips its turn.
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=== <tt>onSuddenDeath()</tt> ===
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This function is called on the start of Sudden Death.
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=== <tt>onGearAdd(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a new gear is added. Useful in combination with `GetGearType(gearUid)`.
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=== <tt>onGearDelete(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a new gear is deleted. Useful in combination with `GetGearType(gearUid)`.
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=== <tt>onVisualGearAdd(vgUid)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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This function is called when a new visual gear is added. Useful in combination with `GetVisualGearType(vgUid)`.
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=== <tt>onVisualGearDelete(vgUid)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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This function is called when a new visual gear is deleted. Useful in combination with `GetVisualGearType(vgUid)`.
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=== <tt>onGearDamage(gearUid, damage)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a gear is damaged.
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<code language="lua">    function onGearDamage(gear, damage)
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        if (GetGearType(gear) == gtHedgehog) then
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            -- adds a message saying, e.g. "Hoggy H took 25 points of damage"
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            AddCaption(GetHogName(gear) .. ' took ' .. damage .. ' points of damage')
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    end</code>
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=== <tt>onGearResurrect(gearUid) </tt> ===
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This function is called when a gear is resurrected due to the hog effect `heResurrectable` being set (see `SetEffect`) and/or being an AI hog when the game modifier “AI Survival” (`gfAISurvival`) is active. It is *not* called when a hog was resurrected by the resurrector tool you can use in the game.
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=== <tt>onAmmoStoreInit()</tt> ===
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This function is called when the game is initialized to request the available ammo and ammo probabilities. Use `SetAmmo` here.
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=== <tt>onNewAmmoStore(team/clan index, hog index)</tt> ===
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This function is identical to `onAmmoStoreInit` in function, but is called once per ammo store.  This allows different ammo sets for each clan, team or hedgehog depending on the mode.
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If `gfSharedAmmo` is set, the parameters passed are the clan index, and `-1`, and the function will be called once for each clan.
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If `gfPerHogAmmo` is set, the parameters passed are the team index and the hog index in that team, and the function will be called once for each hedgehog.
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If neither is set, the parameters passed are the team index and `-1`, and the function will be called once for each team.
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These indexes can be used to look up details of the clan/team/hedgehog prior to gear creation. Routines to do these lookups will be created as needed.
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If you add this hook, the expectation is that you will call SetAmmo appropriately. Any values from `onAmmoStoreInit` are ignored.
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=== <tt>onGearWaterSkip(gear)</tt> ===
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This function is called when the gear `gear` skips over water.
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=== <tt>onScreenResize()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you resize the screen. Useful place to put a redraw function for any `vgtHealthTags` you're using.
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=== <tt>onAttack()</tt> ===
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This function is called when your Hedgehog attacks.
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=== <tt>onHJump()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the high jump key.
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=== <tt>onLJump()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the long jump key.
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=== <tt>onPrecise()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the precise key.
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=== <tt>onLeft()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the left key.
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=== <tt>onRight()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the right key.
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=== <tt>onUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the up key.
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=== <tt>onDown()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the down key.
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=== <tt>onAttackUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the attack key.
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=== <tt>onDownUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the down key.
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=== <tt>onHogAttack(ammoType)</tt> ===
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This function is called when you press the attack key. Beginning with 0.9.21, the parameter `ammoType` is provided. It contains the ammo type of the weapon used for the attack. 
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Note: If you want to detect when a turn was skipped, use `onSkipTurn()`. There is no guarantee that `onHogAttack(amSkip)` is called in such an event.
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=== <tt>onLeftUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the left key.
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=== <tt>onPreciseUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the precise key.
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=== <tt>onRightUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the right key.
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=== <tt>onSetWeapon(msgParam)</tt> ===
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It is get called when a weapon is selected or switched.
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`msgParam` tells you which ammo type was selected.
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=== <tt>onSlot(msgParam)</tt> ===
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This function is called when one of the weapon slot keys has been pressed.
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`msgParam` tells the slot number minus 1 (i.e. `0` is for slot number 1, `1` is for slot number 2, etc.).
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=== <tt>onSwitch()</tt> ===
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This function is called when a hog is switched to another.
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=== <tt>onTaunt(msgParam)</tt> ===
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This function is called when the player uses an animated emote for example by using the chat commands `/wave`, `/juggle`, etc.
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`msgParam` tells you which animation was played:
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|| *`msgParam`* || *Animation* || *Associated chat command* ||
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|| 0 || Rolling up || `/rollup` ||
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|| 1 || Sad face || `/sad` ||
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|| 3 || Stupid winner's grin / “Awesome” face || `/hurrah` ||
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|| 4 || Peeing || `/ilovelotsoflemonade` ||
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|| 6 || Juggling || `/juggle` ||
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=== <tt>onTimer(msgParam)</tt> ===
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This function is called when one of the timer keys is pressed.
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`msgParams` tells the set timer in seconds (i.e. `3` for the 3 seconds timer key).
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=== <tt>onUpUp()</tt> ===
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This function is called when you release the up key.
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=== <tt>onUsedAmmo(ammoType)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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Called after a weapon has been used completely, with `ammoType` as the used ammo type.
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For example, it is called right after a bazooka is fired, when both shots of a shotgun have been fired, when extra time is used, or when all 4 shots of a portable portal device have been fired. It is also called when using a multi-shot ammo has been aborted by changing the weapon selection mid-way, because this still uses up the ammo.
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*Warning:* In 0.9.24 or earlier, you must not manipulate any ammo within this callback, e.g. by using `AddAmmo`. The ammo storage might become garbled otherwise.
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=== <tt>onHogHide(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a hedgehog with the gear ID `gearUid` is hidden (removed from the map).
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=== <tt>onHogRestore(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a hedgehog with the specified gear ID `gearUid` is restored (unhidden).
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=== <tt>onSpritePlacement(spriteId, centerX, centerY)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a [Sprites Sprite] has been placed.
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`spriteID` is the type of the sprite, you find a list at [Sprites Sprites]. `centerX` and `centerY` are the coordinates of the center of the sprite.
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=== <tt>onGirderPlacement(frameIdx, centerX, centerY)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a girder has been placed.
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`frameIdx` is used for the length and orientation of the girder. The possible values are explained in `PlaceGirder`. `centerX` and `centerY` are the coordinates of the girder’s center.
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=== <tt>onRubberPlacement(frameIdx, centerX, centerY)</tt> ===
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This function is called when a rubber has been placed.
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`frameIdx` is used for the rubber orientation. The possible values are explained in `PlaceRubber`. `centerX` and `centerY` are the coordinates of the rubber’s center.
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=== `onSpecialPoint(x, y, flags)` ===
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This is used while a special hand-drawn map is loaded. The engine is building these hand-drawn maps by reading points from the map definition. Optionally, some of these points may be “special”. These are not actually drawn on the map, but are used to store additional information for a position on the map. Special points currently need to be added manually in the map, the in-game editor is not able to add those yet (as of 0.9.23).
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Now, when such a special point at the coordinates `x` and `y` with an assigned value of `flags` is added, this function is called. `flags` is a whole number between `0` and `255` inclusive.
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This function is used in Racer and !TechRacer to define waypoints.
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=== `onAchievementsDeclaration()` ===
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This function is called after the stats for the stats screen (after the game) have been generated. You are supposed to call `DeclareAchievement` here.
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== Functions for creating gears ==
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=== <tt>!AddGear(x, y, gearType, state, dx, dy, timer)</tt> ===
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This creates a new gear at position x,y (measured from top left) of kind `gearType` (see [GearTypes Gear Types]).  Gears are dynamic objects or events in the world that affect the gameplay, including hedgehogs, projectiles, weapons, land objects, active utilities and a few more esoteric things.
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The initial velocities are `dx` and `dy`. All arguments are numbers. The function returns the `uid` of the gear created. Gears can have multple states at once: `state` is a bitmask, the flag variables can be found in [States].
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<code language="lua">    local gear = AddGear(0, 0, gtTarget, 0, 0, 0, 0)
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    FindPlace(gear, true, 0, LAND_WIDTH)</code>
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=== <tt>!AddVisualGear(x, y, visualGearType, state, critical [, layer])</tt> ===
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This attempts to create a new visual gear at position x,y (measured from top left) of kind `visualGearType` (see [VisualGearTypes Visual Gear Types]).  Visual gears are decorational objects which are usually used for purely decorational graphical effects.  They have no effect on gameplay.  Visual gears are not the same as gears, but they share some similarities.
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The function returns the `uid` of the visual gear created or `nil` if creation failed.  There is no guarantee that a visual gear will spawn.  *IMPORTANT: Do not rely on visual gears to spawn*. *Always* be prepared for this function to return `nil`.
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Set `critical` to `true` if the visual gear is crucial to gameplay and must always be spawned when in-game.  Use `false` if it is just an effect or eye-candy, and its creation can be skipped when in fast-forward mode (such as when joining a room).
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You can set an optional `layer` to specify which visual gears get drawn on top.
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Most visual gears delete themselves eventually.
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*NOTE:* Visual gears *must only* be used for decorational/informational/rendering purposes. *Never* use the visual gear's internal state to manipulate anything gameplay-related. Visual gears are not safe for reliable storage and using them as that would lead to strange bugs.
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*NOTE:* Since 0.9.25, visual gears will never spawn when Hedgewars is run in a testing mode (i.e. not as the real game), so don't rely for visual gears to spawn even if they're critical.
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<code language="lua">  -- adds an non-critical explosion at position 1000,1000. Returns 0 if it was not created.
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    local vgear = AddVisualGear(1000, 1000, vgtExplosion, 0, false) 
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=== <tt>!SpawnHealthCrate(x, y, [, health])</tt> ===
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Spawns a health crate at the specified position. If `x` and `y` are set to 0, the crate will spawn on a random position (but always on land). Set `health` for the initial health contained in the health crate. If not set, the default health (`HealthCaseAmount`) is used. Do not use a negative value for `health`.
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=== <tt>!SpawnSupplyCrate(x, y, ammoType [, amount])</tt> (0.9.24) ===
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Spawns an ammo or utility crate at the specified position with the given ammo type and an optional amount (default: 1). The crate type is chosen automatically based on the ammo type.
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Otherwise, this function behaves like `SpawnAmmoCrate`.
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=== <tt>!SpawnAmmoCrate(x, y, ammoType [, amount])</tt> ===
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Spawns an ammo crate at the specified position with content of `ammoType` (see [AmmoTypes Ammo Types]). Any `ammoType` is permitted, an ammo crate is spawned even if the ammo is normally defined as an utility.
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If `ammoType` is set to `amNothing`, a random weapon (out of the available weapons from the weapon scheme) will be selected. If `x` and `y` are set to 0, the crate will spawn on a random position (but always on land). The `amount` parameter specifies the amount of ammo contained in the crate. If `amount` is `nil` or `0`, the value set by `SetAmmo` is used, or if `SetAmmo` has not been used, it falls back to the weapon scheme's value. If ´amount` is equal to or greater than `100` or greater, the amount is infinite.
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Note that in Lua missions, the default number of ammo in crates is 0, so it has to be set to at least 1 with `SetAmmo` first, see the example:
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<code language="lua">    SetAmmo(amGrenade, 0, 0, 0, 1) -- grenade ammo crates now contain 1 grenade each
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    SpawnAmmoCrate(0, 0, amGrenade) -- spawn grenade ammo crate at random position</code>
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=== <tt>!SpawnUtilityCrate(x, y, ammoType [, amount])</tt> ===
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Spawns an utility crate with some ammo at the specified position. The function behaves almost like `SpawnAmmoCrate`, the differences are 1) the crate looks different and 2) if `ammoType` is set to `amNothing`, a random utility out of the set of available utilities from the weapon scheme is chosen as content.
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<code language="lua">    SetAmmo(amLaserSight, 0, 0, 0, 1)
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    SpawnUtilityCrate(0, 0, amLaserSight)</code>
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=== <tt>!SpawnFakeAmmoCrate(x, y, explode, poison) </tt> ===
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Spawns a crate at the specified coordinates which looks exactly like a real ammo crate but contains not any ammo. It can be use useful for scripted events or to create a trap. If `x` and `y` are set to 0, the crate will spawn on a random position (but always on land).
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`explode` and `poison` are booleans.
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If `explode` is `true`, the crate will explode when collected.
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If `poison` is `true`, the collector will be poisoned.
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<code language="lua">SpawnFakeAmmoCrate(500, 432, false, false) -- Spawns a fake ammo crate at the coordinates (500, 434) without explosion and poison.
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</code>
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=== <tt>!SpawnFakeHealthCrate(x, y, explode, poison) </tt> ===
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Same as `SpawnFakeAmmoCrate`, except the crate will look like a health crate.
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=== <tt>!SpawnFakeUtilityCrate(x, y, explode, poison) </tt> ===
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Same as `SpawnFakeAmmoCrate`, except the crate will look like an utility crate.
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=== <tt>!AddHog(hogname, botlevel, health, hat)</tt> ===
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Adds a new hedgehog for current team (last created one with the `AddTeam` function), with a bot level, an initial health and a hat.
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`botlevel` ranges from `0` to `5`, where `0` denotes a human player and `1` to `5` denote the skill level of a bot, where `1` is strongest and `5` is the weakest. Note that this is the reverse order of how the bot level is displayed in the game. Note that mixing human-controlled and computer-controlled hedgehogs in the same team is not permitted, but it is permitted to use different computer difficulty levels in the same team.
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*Warning*: This only works in singleplayer mode (e.g. missions). Also, Hedgewars only supports up to 48 hedgehogs in a game. If you add more hedgehogs or call this function in multiplayer mode, Hedgewars might fail.
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<code language="lua">    local player = AddHog("HH 1", 0, 100, "NoHat") -- botlevel 0 means human player
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    SetGearPosition(player, 1500, 1000)</code>
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== Functions to get gear properties ==
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=== <tt>!GetGearType(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function returns the [GearTypes gear type] for the specified gear, if it exists.  If it doesn't exist, `nil` is returned.
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=== <tt>!GetVisualGearType(vgUid)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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This function returns the [VisualGearTypes visual gear type] for the specified visual gear, if it exists.  If it doesn't exist, `nil` is returned.
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=== <tt>!GetGearPosition(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns x,y coordinates for the specified gear. Not to be confused with `GetGearPos`.
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=== `GetGearCollisionMask(gearUid)` ===
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Returns the current collision mask of the given gear. See `SetGearCollisionMask` for an explanation of the mask.
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=== <tt>!GetGearRadius(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the `Radius` value for the specified gear. For most [GearTypes gear types] for “projectile” gears (like `gtShell` or `gtGrenade`), the radius refers to the gear's collision radius. This is an invisible circle around the center of the gear which is used for the collision checks. For a few gear types, its radius means something different, see [GearTypes] for a full list.
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To set the `Radius` value, use `SetGearValues`.
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=== <tt>!GetGearVelocity(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns a tuple of dx,dy values for the specified gear.
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=== <tt>!GetFlightTime(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the `FlightTime` of the specified gear. The `FlightTime` is a gear varialbe used to store a general time interval. The precise meaning of the `FlightTime` depends on the gear type.
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For example: The `FlightTime` of a hedgehog (`gtHedgehog`) is the time since they last have stood on solid ground. For most projectile gear types (i.e. `gtShell`), it stores the time after it has been launched.
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=== <tt>!GetGearElasticity(gearUid) </tt> ===
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Returns the elasticity of the specified gear. The elasticity normally determines how strong the gear will bounce after collisions, where higher elasticity is for stronger bounces.
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This is also useful for determining if a hog is on a rope or not. If a hog is attached to a rope, or is busy firing one, the elasticity of the rope will be a non-zero number.
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=== <tt>!GetGearFriction(gearUid) </tt> ===
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Returns the friction of the specified gear. The friction normally determines how well the gear will slide on terrain. Higher values are for increased sliding properties.
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=== <tt>!GetHogClan(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the clan ID of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetHogTeamName(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the name of the specified gear’s team. `gearUid` can be a hedgehog or a grave.
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Returns the name of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!IsHogHidden(gearUid)</tt> (0.9.25) ===
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Returns true if hedgehog gear is hidden (e.g. via `HideHog` or the !TimeBox), false if it isn't, nil if that hedgehog never existed.
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=== <tt>!GetEffect(gearUid, effect)</tt> ===
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Returns the state of given effect for the given hedgehog gear.
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See `SetEffect` for further details.
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=== <tt>!GetHogHat(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the hat of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetHogFlag(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the name of the flag of the team of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetHogFort(gearUid)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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Returns the name of the fort of the team of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetHogGrave(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the name of the grave of the team of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetHogVoicepack(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the name of the voicepack of the team of the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetAmmoCount(gearUid, ammoType)</tt> ===
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Returns the ammo count of the specified ammo type for the specified hedgehog gear.
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=== <tt>!GetAmmoTimer(gearUid, ammoType)</tt> (0.9.25) ===
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Returns the currently configured ammo timer (in milliseconds) for the given hedgehog gear and specified ammo type. This is the timer which is set by the player by using the timer keys (1-5). For ammo types for which the timer cannot be changed, `nil` is returned.
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Example:
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<code lang="lua">GetAmmoTimer(CurrentHedgehog, amGrenade)
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-- May return 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 or 5000</code>
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=== <tt>!IsHogLocal(gearUid)</tt> (0.9.23) ===
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Returns `true` if the specified hedgehog gear is controlled by a human player on the computer on which Hedgewars runs on (i.e. not over a computer over the network). Also returns `true` if the hog is a member of any of the local clans. Returns `false` otherwise. Returns `nil` if `gearUid` is invalid.
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This is perfect to hide certain captions like weapon messages from enemy eyes.
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=== <tt>!GetGearTarget(gearUid, x, y) </tt> ===
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Returns the x and y coordinate of target-based weapons/utilities. 
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<b>Note:</b>: This can’t be used in `onGearAdd()` but must be called after gear creation. 
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=== <tt>GetX(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns x coordinate of the gear.
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=== <tt>GetY(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns y coordinate of the gear.
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=== <tt>!GetState(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the state of the gear. The gear state is a bitmask which is built out of the variables as shown in [States].
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This function is usually used in combination with `band` to extract the truth value of a single flag. It is also used together with `SetState` and `bor` in order to activate a single flag.
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Examples:
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local state = GetState(gear)
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--[[ Stores the full raw bitmask of gear in state. Usually
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useless on its own. ]]
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</code>
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isDrowning = band(GetState(CurrentHedgehog),gstDrowning) ~= 0
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--[[ GetState(CurrentHedgehog) returns the state bitmask of
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CurrentHedgehog, gstDrowning is a bitmask where only the
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“drowning” bit is set. band does a bitwise AND on both, if
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it returns a non-zero value, the hedgehog is drowning.]]
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</code>
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SetState(CurrentHedgehog, bor(GetState(CurrentHedgehog), gstInvisible))
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--[[ first the state bitmask of CurrentHedgehog is bitwise ORed with
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the gstInvisible flag, thus making the bit responsible for
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invisiblity to become 1. Then the new bitmask is applied to
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CurrentHedgehog, thus making it invisible.]]
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=== <tt>!GetGearMessage(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the message of the gear. This is a bitmask built out of flags seen in [GearMessages].
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=== <tt>!GetTag(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the tag of the specified gear (by `gearUid`). 
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The `Tag` of a gear is just another arbitrary variable to hold the gear's state. The meaning of a tag depends on the gear type. For example, for `gtBall` gears, it specifies the ball color, for `gtAirAttack` gears (airplane) it specifies the direction of the plane, etc. See [GearTypes] for a full list. The returned value will be an integer.
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Note that the word “tag” here does _not_ refer to the name and health tags you see above hedgehogs, this is something different. 
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-- This adds a ball (the one from the ballgun) at (123, 456):
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ball = AddGear(123, 456, gtBall, 0, 0, 0, 0)
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-- The tag of a ball defines its color. It will automatically chosen at random when created.
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colorTag = GetTag(ball)
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-- Now colorTag stores the tag of ball (in this case a number denoting its color)
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</code>
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The meaning of tags are described in [GearTypes].
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=== <tt>!GetFollowGear()</tt> ===
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Returns the uid of the gear that is currently being followed.
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=== <tt>!GetTimer(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the timer of the gear. This is for example the time it takes for watermelon, mine, etc. to explode. This is also the time used to specify the blowtorch or RC plane time. See [GearTypes] for a full list.
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=== <tt>!GetHealth(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the health of the gear. Depending on the gear type, the gear's “health” can also refer to other things, see [GearTypes] for a full list.
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=== <tt>!GetHogLevel(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the bot level ranging from `0` to `5`. `1` is the strongest bot level and `5` is the weakest one (this is the reverse of what players see). `0` is for human player.
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=== <tt>!GetGearPos(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Get the `Pos` value of the specified gear. `Pos` is just another arbitrary value to hold the state of the gear, such as `Tag` and `Health`, the meaning depends on the gear type. See [GearTypes] for the conrete meaning of a gear's `Pos` value. 
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*Important*: Pos is *not* related to the gear's position, use `GetGearPosition` for that.
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=== <tt>!GetGearValues(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This returns a bunch of values associated with the gear, their meaning is often depending on the gear type and many values might be unused for certain gear types.
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This is returned (all variables are integers):
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`Angle, Power, WDTimer, Radius, Density, Karma, DirAngle, AdvBounce, ImpactSound, nImpactSounds, Tint, Damage, Boom`
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A rough description of some of the parameters:
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 * `Radius`: Effect or collision radius, most of the time
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 * `ImpactSound`: Sound it makes on a collision (see [Sounds])
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 * `Tint`: Used by some gear types to determine its colorization. The color is in RGBA format.
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 * `Boom`: Used by most gears to determine the damage dealt.
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Example:
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-- Get all values in a single line of code:
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local Angle, Power, WDTimer, Radius, Density, Karma, DirAngle, AdvBounce, ImpactSound, nImpactSounds, Tint, Damage, Boom = GetGearValues(myGear)
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</code>
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=== <tt>!GetVisualGearValues(vgUid)</tt> ===
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This returns the typically set visual gear values for the specified visual gear `vgUid`, useful if manipulating things like smoke, bubbles or circles. On success, it returns the following values:
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`X, Y, dX, dY, Angle, Frame, FrameTicks, State, Timer, Tint`
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 * `X`, `Y`: typically position
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 * `dX`, `dY`: typically speed
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 * `Angle` is usually the rotation angle
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 * `Frame` is typically the animation frame
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 * `FrameTicks` is usually an animation counter
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 * `State` can have a variety of values, but is typically bit packed
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 * `Timer` is usually the gear lifetime
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 * `Tint` is the RGBA color
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If the visual gear does not exist, `nil` is returned. Always check the result for `nil` before you plug in the values anywhere.
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Most visual gears require little to no modification of parameters.
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Example:
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<code language="lua">-- Return visual gear values
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local X, Y, dX, dY, Angle, Frame, FrameTicks, State, Timer, Tint = GetVisualGearValues(vgUid)
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</code>
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== Functions to modify gears ==
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=== <tt>!HideHog(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Removes a hedgehog from the map. The hidden hedgehog can be restored with `RestoreHog(gearUid)`. Since 0.9.23, returns `true` on success and `false` on failure (if gear does not exist / hog is already hidden).
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Example: 
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<code language="lua">    gear = AddGear(...)
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     HideHog(gear) -- Hide the newly created gear.</code>
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=== <tt>!RestoreHog(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Restores a previously hidden hedgehog.  Nothing happens if the hedgehog does not exist or is not hidden.
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Example: 
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<code language="lua">    gear = AddGear(...)
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     HideHog(gear) -- Hide the newly created gear.
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     RestoreHog(gear) -- Restore the newly hidden gear.</code>
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=== <tt>!DeleteGear(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Deletes a gear.  If the specified gear did not exist, nothing happens.
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Example:
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<code language="lua">    gear = AddGear(...)
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    DeleteGear(gear) -- Delete the newly created gear.</code>
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=== <tt>!DeleteVisualGear(vgUid)</tt> ===
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Deletes a visual gear.  If it does not exist, nothing happens. 
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Note, most visual gears delete themselves after a while.
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Example:
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<code language="lua">    vgear = AddVisualGear(...)
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    DeleteVisualGear(vgear) -- Delete the newly created visual gear.</code>
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=== <tt>!SetGearValues(gearUid, Angle, Power, WDTimer, Radius, Density, Karma, DirAngle, AdvBounce, ImpactSound, ImpactSounds, Tint, Damage, Boom)</tt> ===
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Sets various gear value for the specified gear (`gearUid`). The meaining of each value often depends on the gear type. See the documentation on !GetGearValues for a brief description of the gear values. If `gearUid` is invalid or the gear does not exist, nothing happens.
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Set `nil` for each value you do not want to change.
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Example:
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-- Paints all RC planes into a white color
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function onGearAdd(gear)
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    if GetGearType(gear) == gtRCPlane then
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         SetGearValues(gear, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, 0xFFFFFFFF)
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    end
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end
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</code>
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=== <tt>!SetVisualGearValues(vgUid, X, Y, dX, dY, Angle, Frame, !FrameTicks, State, Timer, Tint)</tt> ===
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This allows manipulation of the internal state of the visual gear `vgUid`. If `vgUid` is invalid or the `vgUid` does not refer to an existing visual gear, the function does nothing. Thus, you can safely call this function even if you are not sure if the visual gear actually exists.
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All visual gear values are numbers. Each visual gear may be using these parameters differently, but the *usual* meaning of these is the following:
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 * `X`, `Y`: Position
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 * `dX`, `dY`: Speed along the X and Y axis
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 * `Angle`: Current rotation
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 * `Frame`: Image frame, if using a sprite sheet
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 * `FrameTicks`: ???
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 * `State`: Helper value to save some internal state
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 * `Timer`: Time in milliseconds until it expires
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 * `Tint`: RGBA color
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Some visual gears interpret these values differently, just like normal gears. See [VisualGearTypes] for details.  Also, most visual gears are not using all possible values, while some values are just ignored.
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Note that most visual gears require little to no modification of their values.
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*NOTE:* *Never* use the visual gear's internal state to manipulate/store anything gameplay-related.  Visual gears are not safe for reliable storage and using them as that would lead to strange bugs.
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Example 1:
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<code language="lua">  -- set a circle to position 1000,1000 pulsing from opacity 20 to 200 (8%-78%), radius of 50, 3px thickness, bright red.
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    SetVisualGearValues(circleUid, 1000,1000, 20, 200, 0, 0, 100, 50, 3, 0xff0000ff)</code>
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Only the first argument is required. Everything else is optional. Any such argument which is declared as `nil` will not overwrite the corresponding value of the visual gear.
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Example 2:
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   771
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<code language="lua">  -- set a visual gear to position 1000,1000
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   773
    SetVisualGearValues(circleUid, 1000, 1000)</code>
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<code language="lua">  -- set the tint of a visual gear to bright red.
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    SetVisualGearValues(circleUid, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, 0xff0000ff)</code>
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   777
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=== <tt>!FindPlace(gearUid, fall, left, right[, tryHarder])</tt> ===
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Finds a place for the specified gear between x=`left` and x=`right` and places it there. `tryHarder` is optional, setting it to `true`/`false` will determine whether the engine attempts to make additional passes, even attempting to place gears on top of each other.
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Example:
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<code language="lua">    gear = AddGear(...)
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   784
    FindPlace(gear, true, 0, LAND_WIDTH) -- places the gear randomly between 0 and LAND_WIDTH</code>
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=== `HogSay(gearUid, text, manner [,vgState])` ===
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parents: 1231
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   786
Makes the specified gear say, think, or shout some text in a comic-style speech or thought bubble. `gearUid` is _not_ limited to hedgehogs, altough the function name suggests otherwise.
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   787
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   788
The `manner` parameter specifies the type of the bubble and can have one of these values:
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   789
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|| *Value of `manner`* || *Looks* ||
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   791
|| `SAY_THINK` || Thought bubble ||
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   792
|| `SAY_SAY` || Speech bubble ||
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   793
|| `SAY_SHOUT` || Exclamatory bubble (denotes shouting) ||
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   794
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   795
There is a optional 4th parameter `vgState`, it defines wheather the speechbubble is drawn fully opaque or semi-transparent. The value `0` is the default value.
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   796
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   797
|| *Value of `vgState`* || *Effect* ||
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   798
|| `0` || If the specified gear is a hedgehog, and it’s the turn of the hedgehog’s team, the bubble is drawn fully opaque.<br>If the gear is a hedgehog, and it’s another team’s turn, the bubble is drawn translucent.<br>If the gear is not a hedgehog, the bubble is drawn fully opaque. ||
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   799
|| `1` || The bubble is drawn translucent. ||
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   800
|| `2` || The bubble is drawn fully opaque. ||
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   801
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parents: 519
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   802
Examples:
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parents: 519
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   803
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parents: 519
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   804
<code language="lua">HogSay(CurrentHedgehog, "I wonder what to do …", SAY_THINK) -- thought bubble with text “I wonder what to do …”</code>
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 519
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   805
<code language="lua">HogSay(CurrentHedgehog, "I'm hungry.", SAY_SAY) -- speech bubble with text “I’m hungry.”</code>
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 519
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   806
<code language="lua">HogSay(CurrentHedgehog, "I smell CAKE!", SAY_SHOUT) -- exclamatory bubble with text “I smell CAKE!”</code>
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   807
=== <tt>!HogTurnLeft(gearUid, boolean)</tt> ===
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
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   808
Faces the specified hog left or right.
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RedGrinner
parents: 51
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   809
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parents: 51
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   810
Example:
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parents: 51
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   811
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parents: 415
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   812
<code language="lua">    HogTurnLeft(CurrentHedgehog, true) -- turns CurrentHedgehog left 
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parents: 360
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   813
    HogTurnLeft(CurrentHedgehog, false) -- turns CurrentHedgehog right</code>
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=== <tt>!SetGearPosition(gearUid, x, y)</tt> ===
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   815
Places the specified gear exactly at the position (`x`,`y`). Not to be confused with `SetGearPos`.
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   816
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parents: 1226
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   817
=== `SetGearCollisionMask(gearUid, mask)` ===
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   818
Set the collision mask of the given gear with `gearUid`.
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parents: 1226
diff changeset
   819
The collision mask defines with which gears and terrain types the gear can collide.
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   820
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parents: 1301
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   821
`mask` is a number between `0x0000` and `0xFFFF` and used as a bitfield, which means you can combine these flags with `bor`. These are the available flags:
1227
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parents: 1226
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   822
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   823
|| *Identifier* || *Collision with …* ||
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   824
|| `lfLandMask` || Terrain ||
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parents: 1428
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   825
|| `lfCurrentHog` || *Deprecated! Do not use.* ||
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   826
|| `lfHHMask` || Any hedgehogs ||
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parents: 1302
diff changeset
   827
|| `lfNotHHObjMask` || Objects, not hogs (e.g. mines, explosives) ||
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parents: 1302
diff changeset
   828
|| `lfAllObjMask` || Hedgehogs and objects ||
1227
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parents: 1226
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   829
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parents: 1226
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   830
Beware, the collision mask is often set by the engine as well.
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parents: 1226
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   831
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   832
Examples:
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parents: 1300
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   833
<code language="lua">SetGearCollisionMask(gear, bnot(lfCurrentHegehog))
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parents: 1230
diff changeset
   834
-- Ignore collision with current hedgehog</code>
1227
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parents: 1226
diff changeset
   835
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Wuzzy
parents: 1230
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   836
<code language="lua">SetGearCollisionMask(gear, 0xFFFF)
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parents: 1230
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   837
-- Collide with everything</code>
1228
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Wuzzy
parents: 1227
diff changeset
   838
1302
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Wuzzy
parents: 1301
diff changeset
   839
<code language="lua">SetGearCollisionMask(gear, lfAllObjMask)
1231
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parents: 1230
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   840
-- Collide with hedgehogs and objects</code>
1228
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parents: 1227
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   841
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Wuzzy
parents: 1230
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   842
<code language="lua">SetGearCollisionMask(gear, 0x0000)
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parents: 1230
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   843
-- Collide with nothing</code>
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Wuzzy
parents: 1227
diff changeset
   844
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Wuzzy
parents: 1303
diff changeset
   845
There are actual more flags availbable, but they are not as useful for use in Lua and their constants have not been exposed to Lua. You can find the full range of flags in the engine source code (in Pascal):
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Wuzzy
parents: 1303
diff changeset
   846
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parents: 1303
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   847
[https://hg.hedgewars.org/hedgewars/file/default/hedgewars/uConsts.pas#l112]
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parents: 1226
diff changeset
   848
515
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
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   849
=== <tt>!SetGearVelocity(gearUid, dx, dy)</tt> ===
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
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   850
Gives the specified gear the velocity of `dx`, `dy`.
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
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   851
555
b7dd77a7d356 Add GetFlightTime and SetFlightTime
almikes@aol.com
parents: 554
diff changeset
   852
=== <tt>!SetFlightTime(gearUid, flighttime)</tt> ===
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 554
diff changeset
   853
Sets the `FlightTime` of the given gear to `flighttime`. The meaning of `FlightTime` is explained in the section `GetFlightTime`.
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 554
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   854
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Wuzzy
parents: 610
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   855
=== <tt>!SetGearElasticity(gearUid, Elasticity) </tt> ===
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
Wuzzy
parents: 610
diff changeset
   856
Sets the elasticity of the specified gear. For most gears, the elasticity determines how strong the gear will bounce after collisions, where higher elasticity is for stronger bounces. Recommended are values between `0` and `9999`.
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
Wuzzy
parents: 610
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   857
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
Wuzzy
parents: 610
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   858
=== <tt>!SetGearFriction(gearUid, Friction) </tt> ===
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
Wuzzy
parents: 610
diff changeset
   859
Sets the friction of the specified gear. The friction normally determines how well the gear will slide on terrain. Higher values are for increased sliding properties. `0` is for no sliding whatsoever, where `9999` is for very long slides, greater values are not recommended.
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
Wuzzy
parents: 610
diff changeset
   860
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parents:
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   861
=== <tt>!SetHealth(gearUid, health)</tt> ===
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
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   862
Sets the health of the specified gear. The “health” of a gear can refer to many things, depending on the gear type.
99
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RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
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   863
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Wuzzy
parents: 1327
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   864
*Hint*: If you like to increase the health of a hedgehog with nice visual effects, consider using `HealHog` instead.
6695b6e1d39a LuaAPI: Point to HealHog
Wuzzy
parents: 1327
diff changeset
   865
891
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
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   866
Use cases:
99
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RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
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   867
891
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   868
  * Setting the health of a hedgehog (`gtHedgehog`) to 99
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   869
  * Starting the RC Plane (`gtRCPlane`) with 10 bombs
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   870
  * Starting flying saucer (`gtJetpack`) with only 50% fuel
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
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   871
  * Setting all the mines (`gtMine`) to duds
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   872
  * And more!
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   873
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   874
See [GearTypes] for a full description.
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RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
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   875
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
   876
<code language="lua">    function onGearAdd(gear)
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   877
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtHedgehog) then
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   878
            -- Set hedgehog health to 99
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parents: 890
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   879
            SetHealth(gear, 99)
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parents: 890
diff changeset
   880
       end
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parents: 360
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   881
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtRCPlaane) then
891
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Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   882
            -- Give the plane 10 bombs
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parents: 360
diff changeset
   883
            SetHealth(gear, 10)
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parents: 98
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   884
       end
361
315e9db1f458 no need to prevent linking of names in code blocks
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   885
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtJetpack) then
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   886
            -- Set fuel to 50% only
361
315e9db1f458 no need to prevent linking of names in code blocks
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parents: 360
diff changeset
   887
            SetHealth(gear, 1000)
99
983ec9ac63c7 Added a non-exhaustive list of examples for further applications of SetHealth()
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diff changeset
   888
       end
361
315e9db1f458 no need to prevent linking of names in code blocks
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parents: 360
diff changeset
   889
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtMine) then
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   890
            -- Turn mine into dud
361
315e9db1f458 no need to prevent linking of names in code blocks
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parents: 360
diff changeset
   891
            SetHealth(gear, 0)
99
983ec9ac63c7 Added a non-exhaustive list of examples for further applications of SetHealth()
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diff changeset
   892
       end
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diff changeset
   893
    end</code>
983ec9ac63c7 Added a non-exhaustive list of examples for further applications of SetHealth()
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
diff changeset
   894
1189
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
   895
=== `HealHog(gearUid, healthBoost[, showMessage[, tint]])` (0.9.24) ===
1381
6695b6e1d39a LuaAPI: Point to HealHog
Wuzzy
parents: 1327
diff changeset
   896
Convenience function to increase the health of a hedgehog with default visual effects.
99
983ec9ac63c7 Added a non-exhaustive list of examples for further applications of SetHealth()
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
diff changeset
   897
1381
6695b6e1d39a LuaAPI: Point to HealHog
Wuzzy
parents: 1327
diff changeset
   898
Specifically, this increases the health of the hedgehog gear with the given ID `gearUid` by `healthBoost`, displays some healing particles at the hedgehog and shows the health increae as a message. This is similar to the behavour after taking a health crate, or getting a health boost from vampirism.
1189
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
   899
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
   900
If `showMessage` is false, no message is shown. With `tint` you can set the RGBA color of the particles (default: `0x00FF00FF`).
99
983ec9ac63c7 Added a non-exhaustive list of examples for further applications of SetHealth()
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 98
diff changeset
   901
1191
40698f589acb LuaAPI: HealHog does not affect poison
Wuzzy
parents: 1190
diff changeset
   902
This function does not affect the poison state, however (see `SetEffect`).
40698f589acb LuaAPI: HealHog does not affect poison
Wuzzy
parents: 1190
diff changeset
   903
373
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parents: 369
diff changeset
   904
=== <tt>!SetEffect(gearUid, effect, effectState)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   905
Sets the state for one of the effects <tt>heInvulnerable, heResurrectable, hePoisoned, heResurrected, heFrozen</tt> for the specified hedgehog gear.
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   906
A value of 0 usually means the effect is disabled, values other than that indicate that it is enabled and in some cases specify e.g. the remaining time of that effect.
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diff changeset
   907
824
adfb23d8bc13 LuaAPI: fix typo
Wuzzy
parents: 823
diff changeset
   908
|| *`effect`* || *Description* || *`effectState`* ||
823
83dacaa4d7d0 LuaAPI: Explain the different hedgehog effects
Wuzzy
parents: 822
diff changeset
   909
|| `heInvulnerable` || Wether hog is invulnerable || Any non-zero value turns on invulnerability. `0` turns it off. ||
83dacaa4d7d0 LuaAPI: Explain the different hedgehog effects
Wuzzy
parents: 822
diff changeset
   910
|| `hePoisoned` || Poison damage, damages hog each turn. || Amount of damage per turn. Use `0` to disable poisoning. ||
83dacaa4d7d0 LuaAPI: Explain the different hedgehog effects
Wuzzy
parents: 822
diff changeset
   911
|| `heResurrectable` || Whether to resurrect the hog on death || With a non-zero value, the hedgehog will be resurrected and teleported to a random location on death. `0` disables this. ||
824
adfb23d8bc13 LuaAPI: fix typo
Wuzzy
parents: 823
diff changeset
   912
|| `heResurrected` || Whether the hedgehog has been resurrected once. This is only a subtle graphical effect. || With a non-zero value, the hedgehog was resurrected, `0` otherwise. ||
1216
6f312a1ab443 LuaAPI: fix syntax fail near heFrozen
Wuzzy
parents: 1215
diff changeset
   913
|| `heFrozen` || Freeze level. Frozen hedgehogs skip turn, are heavy and take half damage || The hog is considered frozen if the value is `256` or higher, otherwise not. A number of `256` or higher denotes “how frozen” the hedgehog is, i.e. how long it takes to melt. The freezer sets this to `199999` initially. The value will be reduced by `50000` each round. Being hit by a flame reduces this number by `1000`. The values `0` to `255` are used for the freeze/melt animations. ||
1299
c0cade1e3676 LuaAPI: 0.9.24 updates
Wuzzy
parents: 1272
diff changeset
   914
|| `heArtillery` || If enabled, the hedgehog can't walk (since 0.9.24). || `0` = disabled. `1` = permanently enabled. `2` = temporarily enabled (used by sniper rifle between shots) ||
823
83dacaa4d7d0 LuaAPI: Explain the different hedgehog effects
Wuzzy
parents: 822
diff changeset
   915
83dacaa4d7d0 LuaAPI: Explain the different hedgehog effects
Wuzzy
parents: 822
diff changeset
   916
Example (sets all bots poisoned with poison damage of 1):
12
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parents:
diff changeset
   917
416
5aa55bbe4b73 Fixed faulty syntax highlighting in code block (was: “<code lang=…” instead of “<code language=…”)
almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
   918
<code language="lua">    function onGearAdd(gear)
558
e9a42aa9e4c2 GetHogLevel, not GetBotLevel
nemo
parents: 557
diff changeset
   919
        if (GetGearType(gear) == gtHedgehog) and (GetHogLevel(gear) > 0) then
373
0f9322acd00a update GetEffect/SetEffect info
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 369
diff changeset
   920
            SetEffect(gear, hePoisoned, 1)
12
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parents:
diff changeset
   921
        end
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parents:
diff changeset
   922
    end</code>
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
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parents: 180
diff changeset
   923
17
2893bd461cc7 LuaAPI: minor improvement
tobias.neumann
parents: 16
diff changeset
   924
=== <tt>CopyPV(gearUid, gearUid)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   925
This sets the position and velocity of the second gear to the first one.
12
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parents:
diff changeset
   926
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parents:
diff changeset
   927
=== <tt>!FollowGear(gearUid)</tt> ===
1515
ca760c9fcca4 LuaAPI: Update FollowGear
Wuzzy
parents: 1514
diff changeset
   928
Makes the game client follow the specifiec gear (if it exists). Does not work for visual gears.
12
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parents:
diff changeset
   929
139
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RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 138
diff changeset
   930
=== <tt>!SetHogName(gearUid, name)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   931
Sets the name of the specified hedgehog gear.
139
6bf231a611a7 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 138
diff changeset
   932
398
1f9f7fb00be3 Added entries for SetHogTeamName, SetWeapon
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 394
diff changeset
   933
=== <tt>!SetHogTeamName(gearUid, name)</tt> ===
1039
e312e2616b75 LuaAPI: GetHogTeamName: Allow gtGrave
Wuzzy
parents: 1038
diff changeset
   934
Sets the team name of the specified gear. The gear can be a hedgehog or grave.
398
1f9f7fb00be3 Added entries for SetHogTeamName, SetWeapon
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 394
diff changeset
   935
139
6bf231a611a7 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 138
diff changeset
   936
=== <tt>!SetHogHat(gearUid, hat)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   937
Sets the hat of the specified hedgehog gear.
139
6bf231a611a7 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 138
diff changeset
   938
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
   939
=== <tt>!SetGearTarget(gearUid, x, y)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   940
Sets the x and y coordinate of target-based weapons/utilities.
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   941
*Note*: This can’t be used in onGearAdd() but must be called after gear creation.
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   942
12
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diff changeset
   943
=== <tt>!SetState(gearUid, state)</tt> ===
415
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   944
Sets the state of the specified gear to the specified `state`. This is a bitmask made out of the variables as seen in [States].
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   945
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   946
This function is often used together with `GetState` and the bitmask utility functions `band` and `bnot` in order to manipulate a single flag.
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   947
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   948
Examples:
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   949
<code language="lua">
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   950
SetState(CurrentHedgehog, bor(GetState(CurrentHedgehog), gstInvisible))
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   951
--[[ first the state bitmask of CurrentHedgehog is bitwise ORed with
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   952
the gstInvisible flag, thus making the bit responsible for
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   953
invisiblity to become 1. Then the new bitmask is applied to
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   954
CurrentHedgehog, thus making it invisible. ]]
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   955
</code>
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   956
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   957
<code language="lua">
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   958
SetState(CurrentHedgehog, band(GetState(CurrentHedgehog), bnot(gstInvisible)))
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   959
--[[ The reverse of the above: This function toggles CurrentHedgehog’s
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   960
gstInvisible flag off, thus making it visible again. ]]
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 414
diff changeset
   961
</code>
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
   962
114
e311af715b57 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt@gmail.com
parents: 107
diff changeset
   963
=== <tt>!SetGearMessage(gearUid, message)</tt> ===
625
e463f9d97820 Some copy-editing
Wuzzy
parents: 624
diff changeset
   964
Sets the gear messages of the specified gear. `message` is a bitmask built out of flags seen in [GearMessages].
114
e311af715b57 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt@gmail.com
parents: 107
diff changeset
   965
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diff changeset
   966
=== <tt>!SetTag(gearUid, tag)</tt> ===
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   967
Sets the `Tag` value of the specified gear (by `gearUid`). The `Tag` value of a gear is simply an extra variable to modify misc. things. The meaning of a tag depends on the gear type. For example, for `gtBall` gears, it specifies the ball color, for `gtAirAttack` gears (airplane) it specifies the direction of the plane, etc. See [GearTypes] for a full list. `tag` has to be an integer.
419
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   968
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   969
Note that the word “tag” here does _not_ refer to the name and health tags you see above hedgehogs, this is something different. 
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   970
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   971
<code language="lua">
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   972
-- This adds a ball (the one from the ballgun) at (123, 456):
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   973
ball = AddGear(123, 456, gtBall, 0, 0, 0, 0)
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   974
-- This sets the tag of the gear. For gtBall, the tag specified the color. “8” is the color white.
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   975
SetTag(ball, 8) -- 
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   976
</code>
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 418
diff changeset
   977
421
d584704354ad Add link to GearTypes for SetTag and GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 419
diff changeset
   978
The meaning of tags are described in [GearTypes].
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
   979
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 180
diff changeset
   980
=== <tt>!SetTimer(gearUid, timer)</tt> ===
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
   981
Sets the timer of the specified gear. Also see `GetTimer`.
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parents:
diff changeset
   982
360
2fcb523f0cc4 small fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 359
diff changeset
   983
=== <tt>!SetHogLevel(gearUid, level)</tt> ===
1243
770aa6d54ae2 LuaAPI: clarify HogLevel stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 1241
diff changeset
   984
Sets the bot level from 0 to 5. `1` is the strongest bot level and `5` is the weakest one (this is the reverse of what players see). `0` means human player.
69
48f6e6c0076d Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 68
diff changeset
   985
1224
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   986
=== `SetGearAIHints(gearUid, aiHint)` ===
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   987
Set some behaviour hints for computer-controlled hedgehogs for any given gear with `gearUid`.
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   988
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   989
Set `aiHint` to either of:
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   990
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   991
 * `aihUsualProcessing`: AI hogs treat this gear the usual way. This is the default.
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   992
 * `aihDoesntMatter`: AI hogs don't bother attacking this gear intentionally.
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   993
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   994
Example:
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   995
1231
550b1afc9300 LuaAPI: fix code syntax
Wuzzy
parents: 1230
diff changeset
   996
<code language="lua">
1224
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   997
SetGearAIHints(uselessHog, aihDoesntMatter)
1231
550b1afc9300 LuaAPI: fix code syntax
Wuzzy
parents: 1230
diff changeset
   998
-- This makes AI hogs stop caring about attacking uselessHog</code>
1224
90c14fae29f2 LuaAPI: Add SetGearAIHints
Wuzzy
parents: 1223
diff changeset
   999
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1000
=== <tt>!SetGearPos(gearUid, value)</tt> ===
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
Wuzzy
parents: 890
diff changeset
  1001
Sets the `Pos` value (not the position!) of the specified gear to specified value. See `GetGearPos` for more information.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1002
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1003
== Gameplay functions ==
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diff changeset
  1004
549
fdff535292e4 Minor fix.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 540
diff changeset
  1005
=== `GameFlags` functions ===
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1006
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1007
==== <tt>!ClearGameFlags()</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1008
Disables *all* !GameFlags.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 379
diff changeset
  1009
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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  1010
==== <tt>!DisableGameFlags(gameflag, ...)</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1011
Disables the listed !GameFlags, without changing the status of other !GameFlags.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 379
diff changeset
  1012
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1013
==== <tt>!EnableGameFlags(gameflag, ...)</tt> ====
1253
ea75236aa30c LuaAPI: clarify initial GameFlags
Wuzzy
parents: 1252
diff changeset
  1014
Enables the listed !GameFlags, without changing the status of other !GameFlags. In missions, no !GameFlags are set initially.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 379
diff changeset
  1015
404
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1016
==== <tt>!GetGameFlag(gameflag)</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1017
Returns `true` if the specified gameflag is enabled, otherwise `false`.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 379
diff changeset
  1018
1568
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1019
=== Turns ===
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1020
==== `SkipTurn()` (0.9.24) ====
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1021
Forces the current hedgehog to skip its turn.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1022
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1023
==== `EndTurn([noTaunts])` (0.9.23) ====
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1024
Ends the current turn immediately.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1025
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1026
Normally, a “Coward” taunt may be played and an announcer message may be shown (depending on the situation). Set the optional `noTaunts` parameter to `true` to force the engine to never play a taunt or show a message. `noTaunts` is `false` by default.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1027
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1028
==== `Retreat(time [, respectGetAwayTimeFactor)` (0.9.25) ====
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
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parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1029
Forces the current turn into the retreating phase, as if the hog made an attack. That is, the current hedgehog is unable to attack or select a weapon, only movement is possible until the retreat time is up.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1030
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1031
The retreat time must be set with `time` in milliseconds. By default, this time is automatically multiplied with get-away time percentage from the game scheme for seamless integration with schemes. If you want to ignore the game scheme for some reason and set the retreat time no matter what, set `respectGetAwayTimeFactor` to `false`.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1032
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1033
If the current hedgehog was busy doing an attack, the attack is aborted, no shot is made. If this function is called in the ready phase of af a turn, the ready phase continues normally, but the turn will begin in the retreat phase instead.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1034
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1035
Note: If you want the turn to end instantly, it is recommended to use `EndTurn` instead.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1036
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1037
==== <tt>!SetTurnTimeLeft(newTurnTimeLeft)</tt> (0.9.25) ====
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1038
Set the remaining turn time in milliseconds. The current remaining turn time can be read from the variable `TurnTimeLeft`.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1039
1569
6bdb276e48b6 LuaAPI: Fix header of SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1568
diff changeset
  1040
==== <tt>!SetReadyTimeLeft(newReadyTimeLeft)</tt> (0.9.25) ====
1570
c58f82d24761 LuaAPI: Fix SetReadyTimeLeft description
Wuzzy
parents: 1569
diff changeset
  1041
Set the remaining ready time in milliseconds. This function should only be called in onNewTurn. The current remaining ready time can be read from the variable `ReadyTimeLeft`.
1568
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1042
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1043
==== <tt>!EndGame()</tt> ====
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1044
Makes the game end.
bd6376af4de2 LuaAPI: Add SetTurnTimeLeft and SetReadyTimeLeft
Wuzzy
parents: 1539
diff changeset
  1045
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1046
=== Environment ===
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1047
==== <tt>!SetGravity(percent)</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1048
Changes the current gravity of the game in percent (relative to default, integer value).
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1049
Setting it to 100 will set gravity to default gravity of hedgewars, 200 will double it, etc.
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1050
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1051
==== <tt>!GetGravity()</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1052
Returns the current gravity in percent.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1053
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1054
==== <tt>!SetWaterLine(waterline)</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1055
Sets the water level (`WaterLine`) to the specified y-coordinate.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1056
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1057
==== <tt>!SetWind(windSpeed)</tt> ====
1189
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
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parents: 1188
diff changeset
  1058
Sets the current wind in the range of -100 to 100 inclusive. Use together with `gfDisableWind` for full control.
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
  1059
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
  1060
==== <tt>!GetWind()</tt> (0.9.24) ====
e69155e475c8 LuaAPI: Add 0.9.24 functions
Wuzzy
parents: 1188
diff changeset
  1061
Returns current wind, expressed as a floating point number between -100 to 100 inclusive. Note there may be rounding errors.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1062
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1063
==== <tt>!SetMaxBuildDistance(distInPx)</tt> ====
790
1c4b787e841d LuaAPI: fix SetMaxBuildDistance documentation
Wuzzy
parents: 775
diff changeset
  1064
Sets the maximum building distance for of girders and rubber bands in pixels to `distInPx`. If `distInPx` is `0`, the limit is disabled. If called without arguments, the distance will be reset to the default value.
608
9a49d69316f2 SetMaxBuildDistance
Wuzzy
parents: 583
diff changeset
  1065
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1066
==== `Explode(x, y, radius[, options])` (0.9.24) ====
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1067
Cause an explosion or erase land, push or damage gears.
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1068
1271
006fe546bd26 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1270
diff changeset
  1069
By default, an explosion destroys a circular piece of land and damages and pushes gears in its radius.
006fe546bd26 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1270
diff changeset
  1070
006fe546bd26 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1270
diff changeset
  1071
The explosion occours at coordinates `(x, y)` with the given `radius`. Assuming 100% damage, the explosion damage at the center equals the explosion radius.
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1072
1272
4f93f837c427 LuaAPI: Explode: animation
Wuzzy
parents: 1271
diff changeset
  1073
The explosion will also have a visual effect (by spawning an explosion visual gear), unless the radius is very small.
4f93f837c427 LuaAPI: Explode: animation
Wuzzy
parents: 1271
diff changeset
  1074
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1075
`options` is a bitmask which can be used to tweak how the explosion behaves:
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1076
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1077
|| *Flag* || *Meaning* ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1078
|| `EXPLAutoSound` || Plays an appropriate sound ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1079
|| `EXPLNoDamage` || Deal no damage to gears ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1080
|| `EXPLDoNotTouchHH` || Do not push hedgehogs ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1081
|| `EXPLDoNotTouchAny` || Do not push any gears ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1082
|| `EXPLDontDraw` || Do not destroy land ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1083
|| `EXPLNoGfx` || Do not show an explosion animation and do not shake the screen ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1084
|| `EXPLPoisoned` || Poison all hedgehogs in explosion radius ||
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1085
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1086
`options` is assumed to be `EXPLAutoSound` by default. Set `options` to 0 to disable all flags.
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1087
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1088
Examples:
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1089
<code language="lua">
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1090
-- Simple explosion at (100, 50) with radius 50
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1091
Explode(100, 50, 50)
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1092
1539
7c038e79eddf LuaAPI: fix simlpe typo
Wuzzy
parents: 1538
diff changeset
  1093
-- Simple explosion without sound
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1094
Explode(100, 50, 50, 0)
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1095
1271
006fe546bd26 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1270
diff changeset
  1096
-- Fake explosion which only pushes gears but deals no damage to gears and terrain
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1097
Explode(500, 1000, 50, EXPLAutoSound + EXPLNoDamage + EXPLDontDraw)
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1098
1271
006fe546bd26 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1270
diff changeset
  1099
-- Erase a circle of land without side effects
1270
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1100
Explode(500, 100, 100, EXPLNoDamage + EXPLDoNotTouchAny + EXPLNoGfx)
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1101
</code>
2c4320387c2f LuaAPI: Explode()
Wuzzy
parents: 1269
diff changeset
  1102
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1103
=== Ammo ===
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1104
==== <tt>!SetAmmo(ammoType, count, probability, delay, numberInCrate)</tt> ====
1425
640e28c5c860 LuaAPI: Define SetAmmo parameters
Wuzzy
parents: 1411
diff changeset
  1105
This updates the settings (initial ammo, crate probability, etc.) for a specified [AmmoTypes ammo type]. This must only be used in the `onAmmoStoreInit()` event handler. In other places, this function will not work.
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1106
1032
8ce955537e1c LuaAPI: fix **all** syntax fail
Wuzzy
parents: 1031
diff changeset
  1107
In Lua missions, for *all* ammo types, the ammo count, probability, delay and number in crates is set to 0 initially. Note: This also includes skip!
1031
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
  1108
1425
640e28c5c860 LuaAPI: Define SetAmmo parameters
Wuzzy
parents: 1411
diff changeset
  1109
Parameters:
640e28c5c860 LuaAPI: Define SetAmmo parameters
Wuzzy
parents: 1411
diff changeset
  1110
1426
2a4793897bb1 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1425
diff changeset
  1111
 * `ammoType`: Ammo type to be set
2a4793897bb1 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1425
diff changeset
  1112
 * `count`: Initial ammo count. 9 = infinite
2a4793897bb1 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1425
diff changeset
  1113
 * `probability`: Crate probability. Max. value is 9. 0 = never
2a4793897bb1 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1425
diff changeset
  1114
 * `delay`: Number of rounds this ammo is delayed
2a4793897bb1 LuaAPI: fix typos
Wuzzy
parents: 1425
diff changeset
  1115
 * `numberInCrate`: Amount of ammo in a crate
1425
640e28c5c860 LuaAPI: Define SetAmmo parameters
Wuzzy
parents: 1411
diff changeset
  1116
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1117
Example:
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1118
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1119
<code language="lua">    SetAmmo(amShotgun, 9, 0, 0, 0) -- unlimited amount of shotgun ammo for players
1031
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
  1120
    SetAmmo(amGrenade, 0, 0, 0, 3) -- crates should contain always three grenade
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
  1121
    SetAmmo(amSkip, 9, 0, 0, 0) -- enable skip</code>
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
  1122
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
  1123
Hint: It is recommended to always enable skip in missions. Only in exceptional circumstances you should choose to not enable skip.
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1124
1427
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1125
==== <tt>!GetAmmo(ammoType)</tt> ====
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1126
Returns ammo settings (initial ammo, crate probability, etc.) for a specified [AmmoTypes ammo type]. This function is analogue to `SetAmmo`.
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1127
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1128
This function returns four numbers, in this order: initial ammo count, probability, delay and number in crate. These values correspond to the parameters 2-5 provided in `SetAmmo` and have the same meaning.
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1129
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1130
Example:
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1131
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1132
<code language="lua">count, prob, delay, numberInCrate = GetAmmo(amGrenade) -- Get ammo settings of amGrenade</code>
7325e47d2e2f LuaAPI: GetAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1426
diff changeset
  1133
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1134
==== <tt>!SetAmmoDelay(ammoType, delay)</tt> ====
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1135
Changes the delay of a specified [AmmoTypes Ammo Type].
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1136
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1137
==== <tt>!SetAmmoTexts(ammoType, name, caption, description)</tt> (0.9.23) ====
1006
160112dc2fcf LuaAPI: Clarify SetAmmoTexts usage: Must not be called before onGameStart was fired
Wuzzy
parents: 1004
diff changeset
  1138
Allows you to overwrite the displayed name and tooltip descriptions of a given ammo type. This function must only be called either inside the `onGameStart` callback function, or after the engine has called `onGameStart`.
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1139
919
47ff2b524869 LuaAPI: fix bullet points
Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
  1140
 * `ammoType`: The ammo type to set the text for
47ff2b524869 LuaAPI: fix bullet points
Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
  1141
 * `name`: Name of the ammo type (e.g. “Grenade” for `amGrenade`), affects both name in ammo menu and in the “ticker” message on the screen top.
47ff2b524869 LuaAPI: fix bullet points
Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
  1142
 * `caption`: The second line in the ammo menu (below the title). E.g. “Timed grenade” for `amGrenade`.
47ff2b524869 LuaAPI: fix bullet points
Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
  1143
 * `description`: Description text in ammo menu, below the caption.
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1144
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1145
`title`, `caption`, `description` can be `nil`, in which case they will be reverted to the engine default value. This function returns `nil`.
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1146
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1147
Example:
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1148
<code language="lua">
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1149
-- Overwrites bazooka name and description
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1150
SetAmmoTexts(amBazooka, "Spoon Missile", "Crazy weapon", "This crazy weapon looks like a spoon and explodes on impact.|Attack: Hold to launch with more power")</code>
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1151
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1152
==== <tt>!SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix(ammoType, descAppend)</tt> (0.9.23) ====
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1153
Will set a string `descAppend` to be appended below the “core” description (ammo tooltip) of the specified `ammoType`, without changing the ordinary description.
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1154
Note that calling this function always sets the complete appended string, you can't use this function to append multiple texts in row.
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1155
920
657f3042209d LuaAPI: fix typo
Wuzzy
parents: 919
diff changeset
  1156
This function is recommended if you have tweaked an existing ammo type only a little and want to keep the original description intact as much as possible.
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1157
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1158
Example:
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1159
<code language="lua">
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1160
-- Appends a text to the ammo tooltip of the bazooka but leaves name and main description intact
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1161
SetAmmoTexts(amBazooka, "This weapon deals double the damage than usually.")</code>
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1162
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1163
==== <tt>!AddAmmo(gearUid, ammoType, ammoCount)</tt> ====
1030
b8c041a2f98e LuaAPI: Clarify ammoCount parameter of AddAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1029
diff changeset
  1164
Adds `ammoType` to the specified gear. The amount added is determined by the arguments passed via `SetAmmo()` in the `onAmmoStoreInit()` event handler. `ammoCount` is an optional parameter. If this is set, the ammo will **not** be added, but instead set to `ammoCount`. A value of 0 will remove the weapon, a value of 100 will give infinite ammo.
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1165
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1166
==== <tt>!GetAmmoName(ammoType [, ignoreOverwrite ])</tt> (0.9.23) ====
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
  1167
Returns the localized name for the specified `ammoType`, taking an ammo name overwritten by `SetAmmoTexts` into account. If `ignoreOverwrite` is `true`, this function will always return the original ammo name of the weapon and ignores names which may have been overwritten by `SetAmmoTexts`.
912
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
  1168
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1169
=== Map ===
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1170
==== <tt>!MapHasBorder()</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1171
Returns `true`/`false` if the map has a border or not.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1172
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1173
==== <tt>!TestRectForObstacle(x1, y1, x2, y2, landOnly)</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1174
Checks the rectangle between the given coordinates for possible collisions. Set `landOnly` to `true` if you don’t want to check for collisions with gears (hedgehogs, etc.).
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1175
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1176
==== <tt>!PlaceGirder(x, y, frameIdx)</tt> ====
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1177
Attempts to place a girder with centre points `x`, `y` and a certain length and orientation, specified by `frameIdx`. The girder can only be placed in open space and must not collide with anything so this function may fail. It will return `true` on successful placement and `false` on failure.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1178
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1179
These are the accepted values for `frameIdx`:
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1180
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1181
|| *`frameIdx`* || *Length* || *Orientation* ||
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1182
|| 0 || short || horizontal ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1183
|| 1 || short || decreasing right ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1184
|| 2 || short || vertical ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1185
|| 3 || short || increasing right ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1186
|| 4 || long || horizontal ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1187
|| 5 || long || decreasing right ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1188
|| 6 || long || vertical ||
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1189
|| 7 || long || increasing right ||
412
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1190
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1191
==== <tt>!PlaceRubber(x, y, frameIdx)</tt> (0.9.23) ====
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1192
Attempts to place a rubber with centre points `x`, `y` and a certain orientation, specified by `frameIdx`. The rubber can only be placed in open space and must not collide with anything so this function may fail. It will return `true` on successful placement and `false` on failure.
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1193
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1194
These are the accepted values for `frameIdx`:
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1195
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1196
|| *`frameIdx`* || *Orientation* ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1197
|| 0 || horizontal ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1198
|| 1 || decreasing right ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1199
|| 2 || vertical ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1200
|| 3 || increasing right ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1201
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1202
==== <tt>!PlaceSprite(x, y, sprite, frameIdx, tint, behind, flipHoriz, flipVert, [, landFlag, ...])</tt> ====
869
a09b1abfe5e8 LuaAPI: return PlaceGirder and PlaceSprite tweaks
Wuzzy
parents: 866
diff changeset
  1203
Places a [Sprites sprite] at the specified position (`x`, `y`) on the map, it behaves like terrain then. Unlike `PlaceGirder`, this function does not check for collisions, so the sprite can be placed anywhere within map boundaries. The function returns `true` if the placement was successful, `false` otherwise. `frameIdx` is the frame index starting by 0. `frameIdx` is used if the sprite consists of several sub-images. Only a subset of the sprites is currently supported by this function:
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1204
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1205
 * `sprAmGirder`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1206
 * `sprAmRubber`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1207
 * `sprAMSlot`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1208
 * `sprAMAmmos`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1209
 * `sprAMAmmosBW`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1210
 * `sprAMCorners`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1211
 * `sprHHTelepMask`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1212
 * `sprTurnsLeft`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1213
 * `sprSpeechCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1214
 * `sprSpeechEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1215
 * `sprSpeechTail`
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1216
 * `sprTargetBee`
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1217
 * `sprThoughtCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1218
 * `sprThoughtEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1219
 * `sprThoughtTail`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1220
 * `sprShoutCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1221
 * `sprShoutEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1222
 * `sprShoutTail`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1223
 * `sprBotlevels`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1224
 * `sprIceTexture`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1225
 * `sprCustom1`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1226
 * `sprCustom2`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1227
1506
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1228
`tint` is for an RGBA colouring to apply, this works about the same as `Tint` in gears. If `nil`, the original color is used.
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1229
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1230
`behind` indicates the sprite should not replace existing land.
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1231
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1232
`flipHoriz` and `flipVert` are for mirroring the sprite vertically and horizontally before placing, respectively.
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1233
a1bfc81f6295 LuaAPI: Add tint explanation for PlaceSprite
Wuzzy
parents: 1505
diff changeset
  1234
The 9th and later arguments specify land flags (see the constants section) to be used for the newly created terrain. If omitted, `lfNormal` is assumed.
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1235
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1236
Example:
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1237
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1238
<code language="lua">PlaceSprite(2836, 634, sprAmGirder, 5)
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1239
-- Places the girder sprite as normal terrain at (2836, 634). The `frameIdx` 5 is for the long decreasing right girder.</code>
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1240
<code language="lua">PlaceSprite(1411, 625, sprAmRubber, 1, nil, nil, nil, nil, lfBouncy)
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1241
-- Places the rubber band sprite as bouncy terrain at (2836, 634). The `frameIdx` 1 is for the decreasing right rubber band.</code>
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1242
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1243
==== <tt>!EraseSprite(x, y, sprite, frameIdx, eraseOnLFMatch, onlyEraseLF, flipHoriz, flipVert, [, landFlag, ...])</tt> ====
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1244
Erases a [Sprites sprite] at the specified position (`x`, `y`) on the map. `frameIdx` is the frame index starting by 0. `sprite`, `frameIdx`, `flipHoriz` and `flipVert` behave the same as in `PlaceSprite`. For `sprite`, the same subset of sprites is permitted.
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1245
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1246
Set `eraseOnLFMatch` to `true` to erase all land for a pixel that matches any of the passed in land flags.  This is useful if, for example, an `lfBouncy` sprite was placed “behind” land using `PlaceSprite` and you want to remove it without destroying the non-bouncy terrain.
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1247
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1248
Set `onlyEraseLF` to `true` to only remove specific land flags. If for example a sprite consists of `lfIndestructible` and `lfBouncy`, and you call `EraseSprite` with `onlyEraseLF` and `lfIndestructible` set, the sprite will remain bouncy but can be destroyed.  You can use this to entirely remove all land flags from a sprite—at this point the sprite will be visual only, painted on the map but with no collision.
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1249
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1250
Examples:
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1251
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1252
<code language="lua">EraseSprite(2836, 634, sprAmGirder, 5)
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1253
-- Removes the girder sprite at (2836, 634). The frameIdx 5 is for the long decreasing right girder.</code>
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1254
<code language="lua">EraseSprite(1411, 625, sprAmRubber, 1, true, true, nil, nil, lfIndestructible)
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1255
-- Removes indestructibility from a rubber band sprite at (2836, 634). The frameIdx 1 is for the decreasing right rubber band.</code>
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1256
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1257
==== <tt>!AddPoint(x, y [, width [, erase] ])</tt> ====
412
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1258
This function is used to draw your own maps using Lua. The maps drawn with this are of type “hand-drawn”.
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1259
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1260
The function takes a `x`,`y` location, a `width` (means start of a new line) and `erase` (if `false`, this function will draw normally, if `true`, this function will erase drawn stuff).
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1261
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1262
This function must be called within `onGameInit`, where `MapGen` has been set to `mgDrawn`. You also should call `FlushPoints` when you are finished with drawing.
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1263
1391
86bada04da8f LuaAPI: Add reference to LuaDrawing
Wuzzy
parents: 1381
diff changeset
  1264
See [LuaDrawning] for some examples.
86bada04da8f LuaAPI: Add reference to LuaDrawing
Wuzzy
parents: 1381
diff changeset
  1265
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1266
==== <tt>!FlushPoints()</tt> ====
412
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1267
Makes sure that all the points/lines specified using `AddPoint` are actually applied to the map. This function must be called within `onGameInit`.
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1268
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1269
=== Current hedgehog ===
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1270
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1271
==== <tt>!GetCurAmmoType()</tt> ====
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1272
Returns the currently selected [AmmoTypes Ammo Type].
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1273
1232
4ac63a5c0184 LuaAPI: Remove most pre-0.9.23 version number mentions as very old
Wuzzy
parents: 1231
diff changeset
  1274
==== <tt>!SwitchHog(gearUid)</tt> ====
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This function will switch to the hedgehog with the specifiedd `gearUid`.
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==== <tt>!SetWeapon(ammoType)</tt> ====
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Sets the selected weapon of `CurrentHedgehog` to one of the [AmmoTypes Ammo Type].
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Examples:
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<code language="lua">
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  SetWeapon(amBazooka) -- select the bazooka (if hog has one)
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</code>
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<code language="lua">
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  SetWeapon(amNothing) -- unselects the weapon.
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</code>
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==== <tt>!SetNextWeapon()</tt> ====
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This function makes the current hedgehog switch to the next weapon in list of available weapons. It can be used for example in trainings to pre-select a weapon.
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==== <tt>!SetInputMask(mask)</tt> ====
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Masks specified player input. This means that Hedgewars ignores certain player inputs, such as walking or jumping.
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Example: 
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<code language="lua">    -- masks the long and high jump commands
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SetInputMask(band(0xFFFFFFFF, bnot(gmLJump + gmHJump))) 
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    -- clears input mask, allowing player to take actions
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    SetInputMask(0xFFFFFFFF) 
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		</code>
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*Note*: Using the input mask is an effective way to script uninterrupted cinematics, or create modes such as No Jumping.
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*Note*: This function is used internally in the Animate [LuaLibraries library].
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See also [GearMessages].
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==== <tt>!GetInputMask()</tt> ====
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Returns the current input mask of the player.
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==== `SetVampiric(bool)` (0.9.24) ====
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Toggles vampirism mode for this turn. Set `bool` to `true` to enable (same effect as if the hedgehog has used Vampirism), `false` to disable.
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==== `GetVampiric()` (0.9.25) ====
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Returns true if vampirism mode is currently active.
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==== `SetLaserSight(bool)` (0.9.24) ====
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Toggles laser sight for this turn. Set `bool` to `true` to enable (same effect as if the hedgehog has used Laser Sight), `false` to disable.
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==== `GetLaserSight()` (0.9.25) ====
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Returns true if laser sight (as utility) is currently active. The sniper rifle's built-in laser sight does not count.
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==== `EnableSwitchHog()` (0.9.25) ====
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Enable hog switching mode for the current hedgehog. This function should be called while the hedgehog is standing on solid ground (`GetFlightTime` returns 0).
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Internally, this tries to spawn a `gtSwitcher` gear which, as lon