Re: Bearhug?!?

From: Erik & Tanya Niese-Petersen (Tenp@CRIS.COM)
Date: 10/15/97

On Wed, 15 Oct 1997, ;P wrote:

> > Actually, the problem is When you Initiate an attack with Bearhug,
> > Victim is Stunned Allrigt, but PC starts hitting right away. *ponder*
> that's cause wait_state does nothing more than stop a character's input
> from being processed...but fighting (round to round hitting) is automatic
> if the players are on the combat list (the reason people don't hit if
> they miss a bash is cause they are sitting)...if you want them to not hit
> eachother...well...the way that i'd do this would be to remove the
> players from the combat list using stop_fighting or something...somehow
> mark them as being locked together (PLR_HUGGED or AFF_HUG) so that they
> couldn't do anything...then set up an event to make them start fighting
> again..but this assumes that you have some kind of event system...
> i was also going to suggest a method using different positions, but not
> only would that require you to reformat you're mob files, butyou'd also
> still have the problem of getting them to start fighting again..
> your best bet would prolly be to get an event system of some kind and use
> the first method..(unless of course someone else suggested something
> easier that i haven't read yet)...

Just check in perform_violence if they got the affection of bearhug, then
dont make them perform any violence.  *shrug*

Erik Niese-Petersen
AKA Quint the Typo Dane
StrangeMUD coder. 9332

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