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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This page tends to become outdated.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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|| `LAND_WIDTH` || The width of the landscape in pixels ||
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|| `LAND_HEIGHT` || The height of the landscape in pixels ||
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|| `LeftX` || X coordinate of the leftmost point of the landscape ||
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|| `RightX` || X coordinate of the rightmost point of the landscape ||
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|| `TopY` || Y coordinate of the topmost point of the landscape ||
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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 in the game (teams with the same color belong to one clan) ||
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|| `TeamsCount` || Number of teams in the game ||
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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 ||
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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` || TODO (Used in training missions.) ||
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|| `gfForts` || Fort Mode ||
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|| `gfDivideTeams` || The teams will start at opposite sites of the terrain. Two clans maximum. ||
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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. ||
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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. ||
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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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|| `lfNormal` || Normal destroyable terrain. Note that this is only actually 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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|| `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. See [LuaAPI#GameFlags_functions] for easier manipulation of `GameFlags` ||
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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` || Turns until Sudden Death begins ||
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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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=== <tt>onPreviewInit()</tt> (0.9.21) ===
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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> (0.9.21) ===
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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>onSuddenDeath()</tt> (0.9.22) ===
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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
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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> (0.9.21) ===
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This function is called when the gear `gear` skips over water.
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=== <tt>onScreenResize()</tt> (0.9.16) ===
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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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=== <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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|| 2 || Waving hand || `/wave` ||
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|| 3 || Stupid winner's grin / “Awesome” face || `/hurrah` ||
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|| 4 || Peeing || `/ilovelotsoflemonade` ||
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|| 5 || Shrug || `/shrug` ||
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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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=== <tt>onHogHide(gearUid)</tt> (0.9.16) ===
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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> (0.9.16) ===
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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> (0.9.21) ===
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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> (0.9.21) ===
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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> (0.9.21) ===
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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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=== <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]). 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)</tt> ===
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This creates a new visual gear at position x,y (measured from top left) of kind `visualGearType` (see [VisualGearTypes Visual Gear Types]). The function returns the `uid` of the visual gear created.  Set `critical` to `true` if the visual gear is crucial to game play. Use `false` if it is just an effect, and can be skipped when in fast-forward mode (such as when joining a room). A critical visual gear will always be created, a non-critical one may fail. Most visual gears delete themselves. 
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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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=== <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.
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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]). 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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=== <tt>!SpawnFakeHealthCrate(x, y, explode, poison) </tt> ===
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Spawns a crate at the specified coordinates which looks exactly like a real health crate but it will not heal the player. 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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=== <tt>!SpawnFakeUtilityCrate(x, y, explode, poison) </tt> ===
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Spawns a crate at the specified coordinates which looks exactly like a real utility 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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If `explode` is `true`, the crate will explode when collected.
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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 bot level and specified health, also 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.
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*Warning*: This works only for singleplayers training missions for now and will desync multiplayer games.
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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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=== <tt>!GetGearType(gearUid)</tt> ===
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This function returns the [GearTypes gear type] for the specified gear.
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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.
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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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=== <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 [Gear Types] 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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=== <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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=== <tt>!GetHogName(gearUid)</tt> ===
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Returns the name of the specified hedgehog gear.
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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> (0.9.22) ===
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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> (0.9.22) ===
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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> (0.9.22) ===
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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> (0.9.16) ===
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Returns the ammo count of the specified ammo type for the specified hedgehog gear.
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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). Returns `false` otherwise. Returns `nil` if `gearUid` is invalid.
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=== <tt>!GetGearTarget(gearUid, x, y)  (0.9.16)</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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<code language="lua">
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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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</code>
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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. `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> (0.9.22) ===
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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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Boom is 0.9.23+
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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. (0.9.23+)
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Example:
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<code language="lua">
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-- Get all values in a single line of code (omit Boom in 0.9.22) :
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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, useful if manipulating things like smoke or bubbles or circles. 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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Most visual gears require little to no modification of parameters.
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<code language="lua">    GetVisualGearValues(vgUid) -- return visual gear values
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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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     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.
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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.
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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. Note, most visual gears delete themselves.
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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> (0.9.22) ===
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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.  Boom is 0.9.23+.
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Set `nil` for each value you do not want to change.
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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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=== <tt>!SetVisualGearValues(vgUid, X, Y, dX, dY, Angle, Frame, !FrameTicks, State, Timer, Tint)</tt> ===
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This allows manipulation of many of the visual gear values. In the case of `vgtCircle`, the visual gear values are mapped as follows:
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 * `X`, `Y`: Position
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 * `State`: Radius.
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 * `Timer`: Thickness
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 * `FrameTicks`: Pulsation speed (`0` to disable)
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 * `dX`, `dY`: min/max pulsation opacity (`0`-`255`)
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 * `Tint`: RGBA color
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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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Beginning from 0.9.21-dev, the 2nd to 11th arguments are optional. Any such argument which is declared as `nil` will not overwrite the corresponding value of the visual gear. With this change, it is not required anymore to call `GetVisualGearValues` beforehand.
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<code language="lua">  -- set a circle to position 1000,1000
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    SetVisualGearValues(circleUid, 1000, 1000)</code>
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<code language="lua">  -- set the color of a circle to bright red.
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    SetVisualGearValues(circleUid, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, nil, 0xff0000ff)</code>
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=== <tt>!FindPlace(gearUid, fall, left, right, tryHarder) (0.9.16)</tt> ===
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Finds a place for the specified gear between x=`left` and x=`right` and places it there. 0.9.16 adds an optional fifth parameter, `tryHarder`. Setting 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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    FindPlace(gear, true, 0, LAND_WIDTH) -- places the gear randomly between 0 and LAND_WIDTH</code>
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=== <tt>!HogSay(gearUid, text, manner [,vgState])</tt> ===
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Makes the specified gear say, think, or shout some text in a comic-style speech or thought bubble. In 0.9.21 `gearUid` is _not_ limited to hedgehogs, altough the function name suggests otherwise.
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The `manner` parameter specifies the type of the bubble and can have one of these values:
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|| *Value of `manner`* || *Looks* ||
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|| `SAY_THINK` || Thought bubble ||
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|| `SAY_SAY` || Speech bubble ||
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|| `SAY_SHOUT` || Exclamatory bubble (denotes shouting) ||
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|| *Value of `vgState`* || *Effect* ||
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|| `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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|| `1` || The bubble is drawn translucent. ||
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|| `2` || The bubble is drawn fully opaque. ||
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Examples:
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<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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<code language="lua">HogSay(CurrentHedgehog, "I'm hungry.", SAY_SAY) -- speech bubble with text “I’m hungry.”</code>
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<code language="lua">HogSay(CurrentHedgehog, "I smell CAKE!", SAY_SHOUT) -- exclamatory bubble with text “I smell CAKE!”</code>
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=== <tt>!HogTurnLeft(gearUid, boolean)</tt> ===
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Faces the specified hog left or right.
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Example:
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<code language="lua">    HogTurnLeft(CurrentHedgehog, true) -- turns CurrentHedgehog left 
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    HogTurnLeft(CurrentHedgehog, false) -- turns CurrentHedgehog right</code>
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=== <tt>!SetGearPosition(gearUid, x, y)</tt> ===
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Places the specified gear exactly at the position (`x`,`y`). Not to be confused with `SetGearPos`.
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=== <tt>!SetGearVelocity(gearUid, dx, dy)</tt> ===
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Gives the specified gear the velocity of `dx`, `dy`.
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=== <tt>!SetFlightTime(gearUid, flighttime)</tt> ===
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Sets the `FlightTime` of the given gear to `flighttime`. The meaning of `FlightTime` is explained in the section `GetFlightTime`.
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=== <tt>!SetGearElasticity(gearUid, Elasticity) </tt> ===
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   754
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`.
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   755
a1d30b3b866c Elasticity and friction
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   756
=== <tt>!SetGearFriction(gearUid, Friction) </tt> ===
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   757
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.
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   758
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=== <tt>!SetHealth(gearUid, health)</tt> ===
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Sets the health of the specified gear. The “health” of a gear can refer to many things, depending on the gear type.
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   761
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   762
Use cases:
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   763
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   764
  * Setting the health of a hedgehog (`gtHedgehog`) to 99
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   765
  * Starting the RC Plane (`gtRCPlane`) with 10 bombs
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   766
  * Starting flying saucer (`gtJetpack`) with only 50% fuel
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   767
  * Setting all the mines (`gtMine`) to duds
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   768
  * And more!
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   769
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   770
See [GearTypes] for a full description.
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   771
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<code language="lua">    function onGearAdd(gear)
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   773
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtHedgehog) then
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   774
            -- Set hedgehog health to 99
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   775
            SetHealth(gear, 99)
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       end
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   777
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtRCPlaane) then
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   778
            -- Give the plane 10 bombs
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   779
            SetHealth(gear, 10)
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       end
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   781
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtJetpack) then
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   782
            -- Set fuel to 50% only
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   783
            SetHealth(gear, 1000)
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       end
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   785
       if (GetGearType(gear) == gtMine) then
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   786
            -- Turn mine into dud
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   787
            SetHealth(gear, 0)
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   788
       end
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   789
    end</code>
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   790
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   791
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   792
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=== <tt>!SetEffect(gearUid, effect, effectState)</tt> ===
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Sets the state for one of the effects <tt>heInvulnerable, heResurrectable, hePoisoned, heResurrected, heFrozen</tt> for the specified hedgehog gear.
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   795
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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|| *`effect`* || *Description* || *`effectState`* ||
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|| `heInvulnerable` || Wether hog is invulnerable || Any non-zero value turns on invulnerability. `0` turns it off. ||
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   799
|| `hePoisoned` || Poison damage, damages hog each turn. || Amount of damage per turn. Use `0` to disable poisoning. ||
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   800
|| `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. ||
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adfb23d8bc13 LuaAPI: fix typo
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   801
|| `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. ||
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69a88515a116 LuaAPI: Fixed typo. heFroze -> heFrozen
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   802
|| `heFrozen` || Freeze level. Frozen hedgehogs skip turn, are heavy and take half damage || The number 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`. If `0`, the hedgehog is not frozen. The value will also be used for some other things by the engine, like animation, etc. ||
823
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   803
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   804
Example (sets all bots poisoned with poison damage of 1):
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   805
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   806
<code language="lua">    function onGearAdd(gear)
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   807
        if (GetGearType(gear) == gtHedgehog) and (GetHogLevel(gear) > 0) then
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diff changeset
   808
            SetEffect(gear, hePoisoned, 1)
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        end
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   810
    end</code>
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714a208397bd version number fixes
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   811
823
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   812
*Historic note*: prior to the ice-gun release, 0.9.19 (commit r10a0a31804f3) `effectState` was of boolean type (`true` = effect enabled, `false` = effect disabled)
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   813
17
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   814
=== <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.
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diff changeset
   815
This sets the position and velocity of the second gear to the first one.
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   816
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   817
=== <tt>!FollowGear(gearUid)</tt> ===
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   818
Makes the game client follow the specifiec gear.
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   819
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   820
=== <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.
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diff changeset
   821
Sets the name of the specified hedgehog gear.
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diff changeset
   822
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diff changeset
   823
=== <tt>!SetHogTeamName(gearUid, name)</tt> ===
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diff changeset
   824
Sets the team name of the specified gear. The gear can be a hedgehog or grave.
398
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   825
1f9f7fb00be3 Added entries for SetHogTeamName, SetWeapon
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parents: 394
diff changeset
   826
=== <tt>!SetWeapon(ammoType)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
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diff changeset
   827
Sets the selected weapon of `CurrentHedgehog` to one of the [AmmoTypes Ammo Type].
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diff changeset
   828
515
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almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   829
Example:
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   830
416
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
   831
<code language="lua">
398
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   832
  AddAmmo(CurrentHedgehog, amBazooka, 1) -- give the CurrentHedgehog a bazooka
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diff changeset
   833
  SetWeapon(amBazooka) -- select the Bazooka.</code>
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
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   834
408
e9b65daecbcf Move SetNextWeapon in text
almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   835
410
c0367902bea7 Small formatting fixes.
almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   836
=== <tt>!SetNextWeapon()</tt> (0.9.21) ===
408
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diff changeset
   837
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.
e9b65daecbcf Move SetNextWeapon in text
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   838
e9b65daecbcf Move SetNextWeapon in text
almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   839
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   840
=== <tt>!SetHogHat(gearUid, hat)</tt> ===
515
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   841
Sets the hat of the specified hedgehog gear.
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parents: 138
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   842
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
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   843
=== <tt>!SetGearTarget(gearUid, x, y) (0.9.16)</tt> ===
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diff changeset
   844
Sets the x and y coordinate of target-based weapons/utilities.
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diff changeset
   845
*Note*: This can’t be used in onGearAdd() but must be called after gear creation.
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   846
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   847
=== <tt>!SetState(gearUid, state)</tt> ===
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diff changeset
   848
Sets the state of the specified gear to the specified `state`. This is a bitmask made out of the variables as seen in [States].
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almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   849
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
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   850
This function is often used together with `GetState` and the bitmask utility functions `band` and `bnot` in order to manipulate a single flag.
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   851
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
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   852
Examples:
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   853
<code language="lua">
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   854
SetState(CurrentHedgehog, bor(GetState(CurrentHedgehog), gstInvisible))
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   855
--[[ first the state bitmask of CurrentHedgehog is bitwise ORed with
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   856
the gstInvisible flag, thus making the bit responsible for
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   857
invisiblity to become 1. Then the new bitmask is applied to
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   858
CurrentHedgehog, thus making it invisible. ]]
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   859
</code>
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   860
70961d4eef05 Fixed misleading descriptions of GetState and SetState (use of bitmasks were not mentioned). Added commented examples.
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   861
<code language="lua">
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   862
SetState(CurrentHedgehog, band(GetState(CurrentHedgehog), bnot(gstInvisible)))
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   863
--[[ The reverse of the above: This function toggles CurrentHedgehog’s
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   864
gstInvisible flag off, thus making it visible again. ]]
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   865
</code>
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   866
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   867
=== <tt>!SetGearMessage(gearUid, message)</tt> ===
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diff changeset
   868
Sets the gear messages of the specified gear. `message` is a bitmask built out of flags seen in [GearMessages].
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   869
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=== <tt>!SetTag(gearUid, tag)</tt> ===
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   871
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
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   872
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
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   873
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.
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   874
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
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   875
<code language="lua">
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   876
-- This adds a ball (the one from the ballgun) at (123, 456):
861e9e89e19c Update SetTag, add GetTag.
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   877
ball = AddGear(123, 456, gtBall, 0, 0, 0, 0)
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   878
-- This sets the tag of the gear. For gtBall, the tag specified the color. “8” is the color white.
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   879
SetTag(ball, 8) -- 
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   880
</code>
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parents: 418
diff changeset
   881
421
d584704354ad Add link to GearTypes for SetTag and GetTag.
almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   882
The meaning of tags are described in [GearTypes].
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
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diff changeset
   883
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
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   884
=== <tt>!SetTimer(gearUid, timer)</tt> ===
891
d991247c5c05 LuaAPI: minor description fixes
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   885
Sets the timer of the specified gear. Also see `GetTimer`.
12
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   886
360
2fcb523f0cc4 small fixes
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diff changeset
   887
=== <tt>!SetHogLevel(gearUid, level)</tt> ===
515
8e9d86efc07b Copy-editing of the entire page. Also a few updates to some fairly out-dated information while I’m at it.
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parents: 505
diff changeset
   888
Sets the bot level from 0 to 5. `0` means human player.
69
48f6e6c0076d Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
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diff changeset
   889
360
2fcb523f0cc4 small fixes
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parents: 359
diff changeset
   890
=== <tt>!SetGearPos(gearUid, value) (0.9.18-dev)</tt> ===
891
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   891
Sets the `Pos` value (not the position!) of the specified gear to specified value. See `GetGearPos` for more information.
404
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   892
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   893
== Gameplay functions ==
12
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   894
549
fdff535292e4 Minor fix.
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diff changeset
   895
=== `GameFlags` functions ===
404
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   896
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   897
==== <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
   898
Disables *all* !GameFlags.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
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parents: 379
diff changeset
   899
404
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diff changeset
   900
==== <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
   901
Disables the listed !GameFlags, without changing the status of other !GameFlags.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
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diff changeset
   902
404
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   903
==== <tt>!EnableGameFlags(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
   904
Enables the listed !GameFlags, without changing the status of other !GameFlags.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
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parents: 379
diff changeset
   905
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
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   906
==== <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
   907
Returns `true` if the specified gameflag is enabled, otherwise `false`.
380
b9bd613524ca adding gameflag api documentation
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parents: 379
diff changeset
   908
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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   909
=== Environment ===
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   910
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   911
==== <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.
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   912
Changes the current gravity of the game in percent (relative to default, integer value).
404
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   913
Setting it to 100 will set gravity to default gravity of hedgewars, 200 will double it, etc.
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parents: 403
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   914
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   915
==== <tt>!GetGravity()</tt> ====
515
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almikes@aol.com
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diff changeset
   916
Returns the current gravity in percent.
404
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   917
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   918
==== <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
   919
Sets the water level (`WaterLine`) to the specified y-coordinate.
404
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almikes@aol.com
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   920
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   921
==== <tt>!SetWind(windSpeed)</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
   922
Sets the current wind in the range of -100 to 100. Use together with `gfDisableWind` for full control.
404
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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   923
608
9a49d69316f2 SetMaxBuildDistance
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parents: 583
diff changeset
   924
==== <tt>!SetMaxBuildDistance(distInPx)</tt> (0.9.22) ====
790
1c4b787e841d LuaAPI: fix SetMaxBuildDistance documentation
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parents: 775
diff changeset
   925
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
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parents: 583
diff changeset
   926
997
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Wuzzy
parents: 996
diff changeset
   927
==== <tt>!EndTurn([noTaunts])</tt> (0.9.23) ====
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Wuzzy
parents: 996
diff changeset
   928
Ends the current turn.
97eba4395dfd LuaAPI: Add EndTurn
Wuzzy
parents: 996
diff changeset
   929
97eba4395dfd LuaAPI: Add EndTurn
Wuzzy
parents: 996
diff changeset
   930
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.
97eba4395dfd LuaAPI: Add EndTurn
Wuzzy
parents: 996
diff changeset
   931
404
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
   932
==== <tt>!EndGame()</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
   933
Makes the game end.
12
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parents:
diff changeset
   934
912
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Wuzzy
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diff changeset
   935
=== Ammo ===
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diff changeset
   936
==== <tt>!SetAmmo(ammoType, count, probability, delay, numberInCrate)</tt> ====
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Wuzzy
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diff changeset
   937
This updates the settings for a specified [AmmoTypes Ammo Type] as of count available for players, spawn probability, availability delay in turns, and the number available in crates. This is supposed to be used in the `onAmmoStoreInit()` event handler.
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Wuzzy
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diff changeset
   938
1032
8ce955537e1c LuaAPI: fix **all** syntax fail
Wuzzy
parents: 1031
diff changeset
   939
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
   940
912
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Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   941
Example:
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Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   942
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Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   943
<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
   944
    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
   945
    SetAmmo(amSkip, 9, 0, 0, 0) -- enable skip</code>
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
   946
637ad254daf9 LuaAPI: Explain the initial ammo setting in missions
Wuzzy
parents: 1030
diff changeset
   947
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
   948
ea13b02292c5 LuaAPI: Move non-gear related ammo functions to new section
Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   949
==== <tt>!SetAmmoDelay(ammoType, delay)</tt> ====
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Wuzzy
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diff changeset
   950
Changes the delay of a specified [AmmoTypes Ammo Type].
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Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   951
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   952
==== <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
   953
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
   954
919
47ff2b524869 LuaAPI: fix bullet points
Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
   955
 * `ammoType`: The ammo type to set the text for
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Wuzzy
parents: 918
diff changeset
   956
 * `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
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parents: 918
diff changeset
   957
 * `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
   958
 * `description`: Description text in ammo menu, below the caption.
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   959
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   960
`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
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   961
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Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   962
Example:
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   963
<code language="lua">
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   964
-- Overwrites bazooka name and description
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   965
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
   966
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   967
==== <tt>!SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix(ammoType, descAppend)</tt> (0.9.23) ====
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   968
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
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   969
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
   970
920
657f3042209d LuaAPI: fix typo
Wuzzy
parents: 919
diff changeset
   971
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
   972
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Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   973
Example:
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Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   974
<code language="lua">
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   975
-- Appends a text to the ammo tooltip of the bazooka but leaves name and main description intact
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   976
SetAmmoTexts(amBazooka, "This weapon deals double the damage than usually.")</code>
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Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   977
912
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Wuzzy
parents: 911
diff changeset
   978
==== <tt>!AddAmmo(gearUid, ammoType, ammoCount) (0.9.16) </tt> ====
1030
b8c041a2f98e LuaAPI: Clarify ammoCount parameter of AddAmmo
Wuzzy
parents: 1029
diff changeset
   979
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
   980
918
87e1d0a11e99 LuaAPI: Add SetAmmoDescriptionAppendix, SetAmmoTexts and update GetAmmoName
Wuzzy
parents: 917
diff changeset
   981
==== <tt>!GetAmmoName(ammoType [, ignoreOverwrite ])</tt> (0.9.23) ====
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parents: 917
diff changeset
   982
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
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parents: 911
diff changeset
   983
404
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
   984
=== Map ===
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
   985
==== <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
   986
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
   987
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
   988
==== <tt>!TestRectForObstacle(x1, y1, x2, y2, landOnly) (0.9.16) </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
   989
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
   990
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
   991
==== <tt>!PlaceGirder(x, y, frameIdx)</tt> (0.9.16) ====
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
   992
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
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
   993
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
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parents: 936
diff changeset
   994
These are the accepted values for `frameIdx`:
404
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parents: 403
diff changeset
   995
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
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parents: 936
diff changeset
   996
|| *`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
   997
|| 0 || short || horizontal ||
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   998
|| 1 || short || decreasing right ||
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
   999
|| 2 || short || vertical ||
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1000
|| 3 || short || increasing right ||
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1001
|| 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
  1002
|| 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
  1003
|| 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
  1004
|| 7 || long || increasing right ||
412
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1005
940
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1006
==== <tt>!PlaceRubber(x, y, frameIdx)</tt> (0.9.23) ====
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1007
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
  1008
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1009
These are the accepted values for `frameIdx`:
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1010
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1011
|| *`frameIdx`* || *Orientation* ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1012
|| 0 || horizontal ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1013
|| 1 || decreasing right ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1014
|| 2 || vertical ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1015
|| 3 || increasing right ||
8c4a529edddb LuaAPI: PlaceRubber
Wuzzy
parents: 936
diff changeset
  1016
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1017
==== <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
  1018
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
  1019
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1020
 * `sprAmGirder`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1021
 * `sprAmRubber`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1022
 * `sprAMSlot`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1023
 * `sprAMAmmos`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1024
 * `sprAMAmmosBW`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1025
 * `sprAMCorners`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1026
 * `sprHHTelepMask`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1027
 * `sprTurnsLeft`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1028
 * `sprSpeechCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1029
 * `sprSpeechEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1030
 * `sprSpeechTail`
691
30323b8a8830 Add sprTargetBee to list of allowed PlaceSprite sprite types
Wuzzy
parents: 689
diff changeset
  1031
 * `sprTargetBee` (since 0.9.23)
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1032
 * `sprThoughtCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1033
 * `sprThoughtEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1034
 * `sprThoughtTail`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1035
 * `sprShoutCorner`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1036
 * `sprShoutEdge`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1037
 * `sprShoutTail`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1038
 * `sprBotlevels`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1039
 * `sprIceTexture`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1040
 * `sprCustom1`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1041
 * `sprCustom2`
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1042
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1043
`tint` is for an RGBA colouring to apply, this works about the same as `Tint` in gears. `behind` indicates the sprite should not replace existing land. `flipHoriz` and `flipVert` are for mirroring the sprite vertically and horizontally before placing, respectively.
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1044
The 9th and later arguments specify land flags (see the constants section) to be used for the newly created terrain. If omited, `lfNormal` is assumed.
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1045
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1046
Example:
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1047
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1048
<code language="lua">PlaceSprite(2836, 634, sprAmGirder, 5)
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1049
-- 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
  1050
<code language="lua">PlaceSprite(1411, 625, sprAmRubber, 1, nil, nil, nil, nil, lfBouncy)
539
7173ac8996f9 Add PlaceSprite
almikes@aol.com
parents: 538
diff changeset
  1051
-- 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
  1052
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1053
==== <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
  1054
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
  1055
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1056
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
  1057
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1058
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
  1059
692
111f39408390 Clean up markup for PlaceSprite and EraseSprite and clarify some stuff
Wuzzy
parents: 691
diff changeset
  1060
Examples:
688
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1061
d9fc58ac04f2 Update EraseSprite, PlaceSprite and Get/Set GearValues
nemo
parents: 685
diff changeset
  1062
<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
  1063
-- 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
  1064
<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
  1065
-- 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
  1066
412
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1067
==== <tt>!AddPoint(x, y [, width [, erase] ])</tt> (0.9.21) ====
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1068
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
  1069
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1070
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
  1071
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1072
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
  1073
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1074
==== <tt>!FlushPoints()</tt> (0.9.21) ====
d2f4b5b9b77c Add AddPoint and FlushPoints.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 411
diff changeset
  1075
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
  1076
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1077
=== Current hedgehog ===
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1078
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1079
==== <tt>!GetCurAmmoType()</tt> (0.9.16) ====
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
  1080
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
  1081
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1082
==== <tt>!SwitchHog(gearUid)</tt> (0.9.16) ====
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
  1083
This function will switch to the hedgehog with the specifiedd `gearUid`.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1084
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1085
==== <tt>!SetInputMask(mask)</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
  1086
Masks specified player input. This means that Hedgewars ignores certain player inputs, such as walking or jumping.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1087
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1088
Example: 
416
5aa55bbe4b73 Fixed faulty syntax highlighting in code block (was: “<code lang=…” instead of “<code language=…”)
almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
  1089
<code language="lua">    -- masks the long and high jump commands
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1090
SetInputMask(band(0xFFFFFFFF, bnot(gmLJump + gmHJump))) 
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1091
    -- clears input mask, allowing player to take actions
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1092
    SetInputMask(0xFFFFFFFF) 
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1093
		</code>
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
  1094
*Note*: Using the input mask is an effective way to script uninterrupted cinematics, or create modes such as No Jumping.
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
  1095
936
14d3c48a8913 LuaAPI: Warn about Animate (SetInputMask)
Wuzzy
parents: 932
diff changeset
  1096
*Note*: This function is used internally in the Animate [LuaLibraries library].
14d3c48a8913 LuaAPI: Warn about Animate (SetInputMask)
Wuzzy
parents: 932
diff changeset
  1097
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
  1098
See also [GearMessages].
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1099
405
4e1c166740b0 Add GetInputMask
almikes@aol.com
parents: 404
diff changeset
  1100
==== <tt>!GetInputMask()</tt> ====
4e1c166740b0 Add GetInputMask
almikes@aol.com
parents: 404
diff changeset
  1101
Returns the current input mask of the player.
4e1c166740b0 Add GetInputMask
almikes@aol.com
parents: 404
diff changeset
  1102
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1103
=== Randomness ===
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1104
==== <tt>!GetRandom(number)</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
  1105
Returns a randomly generated number in the range of 0 to number - 1. This random number uses the game seed, so is synchronised, and thus safe for multiplayer and saved games. Use `GetRandom` for anything that could impact the engine state. For example, a visual gear could simply use Lua’s `math.random`, but adding a regular gear should use `GetRandom`.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1106
413
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1107
=== Clans and teams ===
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1108
==== <tt>!AddTeam(teamname, color, grave, fort, voicepack, flag)</tt> ====
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1109
476
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1110
Adds a new team. Note that this can only be done in `onGameInit`, not at a later time.
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1111
You *must* add at least one hedgehog with `AddHog` after calling this. The engine does not support empty teams.
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1112
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1113
Arguments:
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1114
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1115
 * `teamname`: The name of the team.
583
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1116
 * `color`: The RGB color of the team as defined in [LuaAPI#Color]
476
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1117
 * `grave`: The name of the team’s grave (equals file name without the suffix)
638
9f17dc37a141 some AddTeam clarifications
Wuzzy
parents: 637
diff changeset
  1118
 * `fort`: The name of the team’s fort (equals file name without the suffix and without the letter “L” or “R” before that suffix)
476
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1119
 * `voicepack`: The name of the team’s voice pack (equals the directory name)
638
9f17dc37a141 some AddTeam clarifications
Wuzzy
parents: 637
diff changeset
  1120
 * `flag`: Optional argument for the name of the team’s flag (equals file name without the suffix). If set to `nil`, the flag “hedgewars” is used.
476
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1121
625
e463f9d97820 Some copy-editing
Wuzzy
parents: 624
diff changeset
  1122
*Note*: This works only for singleplayer training missions for now and will desync multiplayer games.
413
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1123
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1124
Example:
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1125
476
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1126
<code language="lua">AddTeam("team 1", 0xDD0000, "Simple", "Tank", "Default", "hedgewars")
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1127
--[[ Adds a new team with name “team 1”, red color (hexadecimal notation), the grave “Simple”,
dd4470df66ad Restructure information about AddTeam, add info that Hedgewars does not support empty teams.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1128
the fort “Tank” the voicepack “Default” and the flag “hedgewars”. ]]</code>
413
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1129
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1130
==== <tt>!DismissTeam(teamname)</tt> ====
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1131
Removes the team with the given team name from the game.
6d90d6994e95 Add DismissTeam, move AddTeam to new “Clans and teams” section.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 412
diff changeset
  1132
404
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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  1133
==== <tt>!GetClanColor(clan)</tt> ====
858
2a562faa73fb LuaAPI: GetClanColor, SetClanColor: They use RGBA instead of RGB
Wuzzy
parents: 826
diff changeset
  1134
Returns the RGBA color of the chosen clan by its number. The color data type is described in [LuaAPI#Color].
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1135
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1136
==== <tt>!SetClanColor(clan, color)</tt> ====
858
2a562faa73fb LuaAPI: GetClanColor, SetClanColor: They use RGBA instead of RGB
Wuzzy
parents: 826
diff changeset
  1137
Sets the RGBA color of the chosen clan by its number. The color data type is described in [LuaAPI#Color].
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1138
577
6e77c79a8457 Add GetCampaignVar and SaveCampaignVar
almikes@aol.com
parents: 576
diff changeset
  1139
=== Campaign management ===
6e77c79a8457 Add GetCampaignVar and SaveCampaignVar
almikes@aol.com
parents: 576
diff changeset
  1140
==== <tt>!SaveCampaignVar(varname, value)</tt> ====
6e77c79a8457 Add GetCampaignVar and SaveCampaignVar
almikes@aol.com
parents: 576
diff changeset
  1141
Stores the value `value` (a string) into the campaign variable `varname` (also a string). Campaign variables allow you to save progress of a team in a certain campaign. Campaign variables are saved on a per-team per-campaign basis. They are written into the team file (see [ConfigurationFiles#TeamName.hwt]).
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1142
579
9895045e9963 Updated SaveCampaignVar / GetCampaignVar links
almikes@aol.com
parents: 577
diff changeset
  1143
There are some special campaign variables which are used by Hedgewars to determine which missions to display in the campaign menu. This is described [ConfigurationFiles#%5BCampaign%20%3CCAMPAIGN_NAME%3E%5D here].
9895045e9963 Updated SaveCampaignVar / GetCampaignVar links
almikes@aol.com
parents: 577
diff changeset
  1144
577
6e77c79a8457 Add GetCampaignVar and SaveCampaignVar
almikes@aol.com
parents: 576
diff changeset
  1145
==== <tt>!GetCampaignVar(varname)</tt> ====
579
9895045e9963 Updated SaveCampaignVar / GetCampaignVar links
almikes@aol.com
parents: 577
diff changeset
  1146
Returns the value of the campaign variable `varname` as a string. See also `SaveCampaignVar`.
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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  1147
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1148
== Functions affecting the GUI ==
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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  1149
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
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  1150
=== <tt>!AddCaption(text)</tt> ===
561
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almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1151
Display an event text in the upper part of the screen. The text will be white and the caption group will be `capgrpMessage`.
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1152
583
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1153
Example:
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1154
<code language="lua">
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1155
AddCaption("Hello, world!")
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1156
</code>
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1157
561
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1158
=== <tt>!AddCaption(text, color, captiongroup)</tt> ===
583
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1159
Display an event text in the upper part of the screen with the specified RGBA [LuaAPI#Color color] and caption group. Although an RBGA color is used, Hedgewars does not actually support transparent or semi-transparent captions, so the fourth byte is ignored. We recommend you to always specify a full opacity (`FF` in hexadecimal) for the caption.
561
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1160
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1161
|| *`captiongroup`* || *Meaning* ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1162
|| `capgrpGameState` || Used for important global game events, like Sudden Death ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1163
|| `capgrpAmmoinfo` || Used for new weapon crates and some other events ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1164
|| `capgrpVolume` || Used when adjusting volume ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1165
|| `capgrpMessage` || Generic message ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1166
|| `capgrpMessage2` || Generic message ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1167
|| `capgrpAmmostate` || Used to show information about weapon state, i.e. bounce level, timer, remaining shots, etc. ||
814f54a83d06 Update AddCaption
almikes@aol.com
parents: 560
diff changeset
  1168
583
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1169
Example:
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1170
<code language="lua">
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1171
AddCaption("Melon bomb rain in 2 rounds!", 0xFF0000FF, capgrpGameState)
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1172
-- Green example message.
0818d57c392f Clarifications on differences of RGB vs RGBA.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 579
diff changeset
  1173
</code>
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1174
12
74ead59b6c64 LuaAPI page + GearTypes,AmmoTypes,Sounds,States listing pages
Tobias Neumann <mail@tobias-neumann.eu>
parents:
diff changeset
  1175
=== <tt>!ShowMission(caption, subcaption, text, icon, time)</tt> ===
894
aa3027b760bb LuaAPI: Better ShowMission/HideMission texts
Wuzzy
parents: 893
diff changeset
  1176
This function will open the mission panel and set the texts in it.
aa3027b760bb LuaAPI: Better ShowMission/HideMission texts
Wuzzy
parents: 893
diff changeset
  1177
aa3027b760bb LuaAPI: Better ShowMission/HideMission texts
Wuzzy
parents: 893
diff changeset
  1178
Use to tell the player what he/she is supposed to do. If you use this function, a mission panel is shown for the amount of time specified in `time` (in milliseconds). If `time` is set to 0, it will be displayed for a default amount of time.
aa3027b760bb LuaAPI: Better ShowMission/HideMission texts
Wuzzy
parents: 893
diff changeset
  1179
This function replaces the *entire* text of the mission panel. Compare this to the global `Goals` variable, which *adds* to the default text without replacing it.
645
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1180
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1181
`caption` is the text displayed in the first line, `subcaption` is displayed in the second line and `text` is the text displayed in the third and following lines.
12
74ead59b6c64 LuaAPI page + GearTypes,AmmoTypes,Sounds,States listing pages
Tobias Neumann <mail@tobias-neumann.eu>
parents:
diff changeset
  1182
647
42b3e6a6ea8a Minor copy-editing
Wuzzy
parents: 646
diff changeset
  1183
`text` uses some special characters for formatting: `|` is used for a line break, and everything written before and including a `:` in a line is written in a lighter color.
645
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1184
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1185
As of version 0.9.22, `icon` accepts the following values:
79
64fc6cee4af7 Added a note on the new icons for ShowMission
RedGrinner
parents: 78
diff changeset
  1186
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
  1187
|| *`icon`* || *What is shown* ||
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
|| _negative number_ || Icon of an ammo type. It is specified as the negative of an ammo type constant (see [AmmoTypes]), i.e. `-amBazooka` for the bazooka icon. ||
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
|| `0` || Golden crown ||
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
  1190
|| `1` || Target ||
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
  1191
|| `2` || Exclamation mark ||
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
  1192
|| `3` || Question mark ||
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
  1193
|| `4` || Golden star ||
636
55b08e9ee152 Update ShowMission icons
Wuzzy
parents: 630
diff changeset
  1194
|| `5` || Utility crate ||
55b08e9ee152 Update ShowMission icons
Wuzzy
parents: 630
diff changeset
  1195
|| `6` || Health crate ||
55b08e9ee152 Update ShowMission icons
Wuzzy
parents: 630
diff changeset
  1196
|| `7` || Ammo crate ||
55b08e9ee152 Update ShowMission icons
Wuzzy
parents: 630
diff changeset
  1197
|| `8` || Barrel ||
993
dc572809f874 LuaAPI: Add dud mine for ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 947
diff changeset
  1198
|| `9` || Dud mine (0.9.23) ||
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
  1199
645
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1200
Example:
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1201
<code language="lua">
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1202
ShowMission(loc("Nobody Laugh"), loc("User Challenge"), loc("Eliminate the enemy before the time runs out"), 0, 0)
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1203
</code>
f161ad0b976d Explain all arguments of ShowMission
Wuzzy
parents: 638
diff changeset
  1204
12
74ead59b6c64 LuaAPI page + GearTypes,AmmoTypes,Sounds,States listing pages
Tobias Neumann <mail@tobias-neumann.eu>
parents:
diff changeset
  1205
=== <tt>!HideMission()</tt> ===
894
aa3027b760bb LuaAPI: Better ShowMission/HideMission texts
Wuzzy
parents: 893
diff changeset
  1206
Hides the mission panel if it is currently displayed, otherwise, this function does nothing.
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
  1207
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1208
=== <tt>!SetZoom(zoomLevel)</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
  1209
Sets the zoom level. The value for maximum zoom is currently 1.0 and for minimum 3.0 The default zoom level is 2.0
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
  1210
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1211
=== <tt>!GetZoom()</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
  1212
Returns the current zoom level.
147
379d7931ffc7 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
RedGrinner@gmail.com
parents: 146
diff changeset
  1213
775
3a8c1121cca7 LuaAPI: SetCinematicMode
Wuzzy
parents: 741
diff changeset
  1214
=== `SetCinematicMode(enable)` (0.9.23) ===
3a8c1121cca7 LuaAPI: SetCinematicMode
Wuzzy
parents: 741
diff changeset
  1215
Turns on or off cinematic mode. Cinematic mode can be used for cutscenes etc.
3a8c1121cca7 LuaAPI: SetCinematicMode
Wuzzy
parents: 741
diff changeset
  1216
If `enable` is set to `true`, cinematic mode is enabled,
3a8c1121cca7 LuaAPI: SetCinematicMode
Wuzzy
parents: 741
diff changeset
  1217
if it is `false`, cinematic mode is disabled.
3a8c1121cca7 LuaAPI: SetCinematicMode
Wuzzy
parents: 741
diff changeset
  1218
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1219
== Sound functions ==
12
74ead59b6c64 LuaAPI page + GearTypes,AmmoTypes,Sounds,States listing pages
Tobias Neumann <mail@tobias-neumann.eu>
parents:
diff changeset
  1220
=== <tt>!PlaySound(soundId)</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
  1221
Plays the specified sound. Possible values for `soundId` are listed on the [Sounds] page.
28
026591d95ac6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 24
diff changeset
  1222
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 180
diff changeset
  1223
=== <tt>!PlaySound(soundId, 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
  1224
Plays the specified sound for the chosen hedgehog gear. This can be used to play a taunt with the voicepack of the hedgehog’s team.
70
ff7d4c176303 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 69
diff changeset
  1225
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
  1226
Possible values for `soundId` are listed on the [Sounds] page. See also [Taunts].
77
588f5dc682e2 Added SetInputMask function
RedGrinner
parents: 76
diff changeset
  1227
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1228
== File system functions ==
410
c0367902bea7 Small formatting fixes.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 408
diff changeset
  1229
=== <tt>!HedgewarsScriptLoad(scriptPath)</tt> ===
407
36537eaf680c Add HedgewarsScriptLoad
almikes@aol.com
parents: 406
diff changeset
  1230
Loads a script (i.e. a [LuaLibraries library]) from the specified `scriptPath`. The root directory is here Hedgewars’ data directory.
36537eaf680c Add HedgewarsScriptLoad
almikes@aol.com
parents: 406
diff changeset
  1231
36537eaf680c Add HedgewarsScriptLoad
almikes@aol.com
parents: 406
diff changeset
  1232
Example:
416
5aa55bbe4b73 Fixed faulty syntax highlighting in code block (was: “<code lang=…” instead of “<code language=…”)
almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
  1233
<code language="lua">
407
36537eaf680c Add HedgewarsScriptLoad
almikes@aol.com
parents: 406
diff changeset
  1234
HedgewarsScriptLoad("/Scripts/Locale.lua")  -- loads locale library
416
5aa55bbe4b73 Fixed faulty syntax highlighting in code block (was: “<code lang=…” instead of “<code language=…”)
almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
  1235
</code>
407
36537eaf680c Add HedgewarsScriptLoad
almikes@aol.com
parents: 406
diff changeset
  1236
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 180
diff changeset
  1237
=== <tt>!GetDataPath()</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
  1238
Returns the path to the data directory, used when adding libraries.
68
fd230628d72c Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 67
diff changeset
  1239
181
714a208397bd version number fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 180
diff changeset
  1240
=== <tt>!GetUserDataPath()</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
  1241
Returns the path to the user data directory, used when adding libraries.
180
96e6b405bcf6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
azizi.054@gmail.com
parents: 179
diff changeset
  1242
96e6b405bcf6 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
azizi.054@gmail.com
parents: 179
diff changeset
  1243
73
c6623486d077 Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt
parents: 72
diff changeset
  1244
89
caf6544f767a Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt@gmail.com
parents: 87
diff changeset
  1245
caf6544f767a Edited wiki page LuaAPI through web user interface.
henrik.rostedt@gmail.com
parents: 87
diff changeset
  1246
404
37d44392ad2b Reorganize the section “other functions” into several logical subunits.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 403
diff changeset
  1247
== Stats functions ==
360
2fcb523f0cc4 small fixes
sheepyluva@gmail.com
parents: 359
diff changeset
  1248
=== <tt>!SendStat(TStatInfoType, statMessage[, teamName])</tt> (0.9.20) ===
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1249
893
e8664c10f69b LuaAPI: Better description of SendStat
Wuzzy
parents: 892
diff changeset
  1250
This function allows to change the details of the stats screen seen after the end of a game.
418
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1251
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1252
`TStatInfoType` is the piece of information you want to manipulate. The result of this functions varies greatly for different `TStatInfoType`s. The parameter `statMessage` is mandatory and is a string used for the statistics, its meaning depends on the `TStatInfoType`. The parameter `teamName` contains the name of a team which is relevant to the chosen stat. This parameter is not always required, this also depends on `TStatInfoType`.
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1253
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1254
This tables explains the different behaviours of this function for different values of `TStatInfoType`:
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1255
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
  1256
|| *`TStatInfoType`* || *Meaning of `statMessage`* || *Team parameter used?* ||
418
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1257
|| `siGraphTitle` || Title of the graph. If you use this, the health icon changes into a star. || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1258
|| `siGameResult` || Title of the stats screen, used to show the result of the game, i.e. who won the game || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1259
|| `siCustomAchievement` || A freeform text for a single “bullet point” in the “bullet point” list in the details section. For each time you call `SendStat` with this `TStatInfoType`, a new “bullet point” gets added to the list. || No ||
685
06cd9e0842e4 Clarify siPointType usage
Wuzzy
parents: 650
diff changeset
  1260
|| `siPointType` || Replaces the word “kills” in the ranking list. You have to call this each time before you report the score or kills of a team with `siPlayerKills`. Sadly, grammatical number is currently not respected at all here. || No ||
418
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
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  1261
|| `siPlayerKills` || The number of kills for the specified team (converted to a string), as shown in the ranking list. Unless the word “kills” has been replaced by `siPointType`, then that word is used instead. Only integers (converted to string) are possible. || Yes ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
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parents: 417
diff changeset
  1262
|| `siClanHealth` || Value of a data point (converted to a string). This sets a single data point on the graph for the specified team. Subsequent calls will draw the next point along the horizontal axis; the frontend will then simply connect the dots in the final graph. The graphs are treated independently for each other. Currently the graph only can display positive values. You also should have called `SendHealthStatsOff` if you use this to prevent the default health graphs to be drawn. || Yes ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
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parents: 417
diff changeset
  1263
|| `siMaxStepKills` || Most hedgehogs killed in a round. `statText` must be in format “`<kills> <name of killer hedgehog> (<team name of killer>)`”. || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1264
|| `siMaxTeamDamage` || Hedgehog with most damage inflicted to his own team. `statText` must be in the format “`<damage> <hedgehog name>`”. || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1265
|| `siKilledHHs` || Total number of killed hedgehogs (converted to string). || No ||
1038
30a9877bf8e8 LuaAPI: Fix poor explanation of siTeamStats
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parents: 1033
diff changeset
  1266
|| `siTeamStats` || Sets the ranking of each team. Use number 0 for default ranking. Format: “`<team name 1>:<rank 1>:<team name 2>:<rank 2>:`” (and so on) || No ||
418
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1267
|| `siMaxStepDamage` || Best shot award (most damage in one turn). `statText` must be in format “`<damage> <hedgehog name> (<team name>)`”. || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1268
|| `siMaxTurnSkips` || Team with most skips. `statText` must be of format “`<number> <teamName>`”. || No ||
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1269
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1270
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1271
<b>Examples:</b>
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1272
416
5aa55bbe4b73 Fixed faulty syntax highlighting in code block (was: “<code lang=…” instead of “<code language=…”)
almikes@aol.com
parents: 415
diff changeset
  1273
<code language="lua">
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1274
-- will automatically change the health icon to a star
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1275
SendStat(siGraphTitle,'Custom Graph Title')
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1276
SendStat(siGameResult,'Winner is Team A!')
418
a7d34a3e5786 Make documentation for SendStat much more readable: Add a table (still not perfect), added some basic parameter descriptions.
almikes@aol.com
parents: 417
diff changeset
  1277
SendStat(siCustomAchievement,'This is a custom message posted in the Details section!')
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1278
-- Changes the word kill to Point, call it just before sending kills/score for each hog
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1279
-- in case you want to change the word i.e. print Point or Points
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1280
SendStat(siPointType,'Point')
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1281
-- if above function call was not used it will print 3 kills for teamName in Ranking section.
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1282
-- if it was used it will print 3 Point for teamName in Ranking section.
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1283
SendStat(siPlayerKills,'3',teamName)
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1284
-- call siClanHealth to send the "value" of a clan that will be used for the graph creation
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1285
-- a good idea is to call it always for every hog by using the runOnGears(function)
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
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parents: 313
diff changeset
  1286
-- in normal mode "value" represents clan health
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1287
SendStat(siClanHealth, "100",teamName)
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1288
-- most hedgehogs killed in a round (hedgeHogName is who killed them)
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1289
SendStat(siMaxStepKills, "1 hedgeHogName (teamName)")
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1290
-- hog with most damage inflicted to his own team
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1291
SendStat(siMaxTeamDamage, "100 hedgeHogName")
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1292
-- total number of killed hedgehogs
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1293
SendStat(siKilledHHs, "1")
1038
30a9877bf8e8 LuaAPI: Fix poor explanation of siTeamStats
Wuzzy
parents: 1033
diff changeset
  1294
-- ranking: sets rank of Megateam to 1 and rank of Superteam to 2
30a9877bf8e8 LuaAPI: Fix poor explanation of siTeamStats
Wuzzy
parents: 1033
diff changeset
  1295
SendStat(siTeamStats, "Megateam:1:Superteam:2:")
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 313
diff changeset
  1296
-- best shot award
347
edc8d322d02d Edited wiki page LuaAPI, fixing SendStat
pntanasis@gmail.com
parents: 346
diff changeset
  1297
SendStat(siMaxStepDamage, "30 hedgeHogName (teamName)")
328
fdc71ac8db83 Updated wiki page LuaAPI with the SendStat() and SendHealthStatsOff() functions.
pntanasis@gmail.com
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