Re: Object Conditions

From: Chuck Carson (chuck@EDEN.COM)
Date: 05/10/98

Let's say someone has a leather backpack. Where would
you place check to indicate where and tear on something
like that. It is possible for someone to never see combat and
still have a backpack wear out. Hvae any ideas?


-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Dughi <dughi@IMAXX.NET>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, May 10, 1998 6:36 PM
Subject: Re:  Object Conditions

>> My question is, where should he checks for the item's condition be
>> placed? Would a function that runs through ever item in the game
>> every tick require to much processing? This would be the ideal way,
>> this way I could place 'wear and tear' on worn items to reflect time.
>> Would such a loop be feasible or does something similiar already
>> exist that I can place this code in?
>        > I thought about placing the check for weapons inside fight.c
>> time the weapon strikes, thus I can update this value and 'break'
>> the item if necessary. However, how could I handle things such
>> as armor and etc...
>        Easy. Check each time after you perform the damage. Make the
>assumption that nothing starts out broken, and then check each time you
>perform the damage to it....if its too much, message, and extract.
>This goes for armor, weapons, etc... what would the problem be?
>        How else would you want to check it?
>                                                PjD
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