Re: [newbie] exp for skills and spells and zedit probs

From: Del (
Date: 03/23/00

Alex Mann wrote:
> Hi
> I want to added a small exp increase for each time a player uses a skill, to
> help remove the need just for killing to get exp.
> I have an idea of adding something like
> *skills code in act.offensive.c etc*****
> hit = 12 *8; etc...
> exp = exp +30*(ch(level\3));
> }

int exp = 0;

exp = 30 * (MAX(1, GET_LEVEL(ch)/3)); /* TO KEEP IT FROM BEING 0 */
GET_EXP(ch) = GET_EXP(ch) + exp;

> Which would add 30 * a third of the players level, to thier exp.
> However i am not a good coder and i have no idea whether this would work or
> not, or if this is totaly the wrong idea. Any help appriciated.
> I also want to add someway of adding a small amount of exp for moving say 3
> exp per move, but i have no idea where this would go, or how to do it. I
> have a thought that it may be able to go in ACMD(do_move), if it exists, but
> i am not sure, any help cheers.

In do_simple_move I believe where it is, right after it thinks it's ok
to move
and where it moves the player (you will see it):

GET_EXP(ch) = GET_EXP(ch) + 3;

> Also i am still having trouble with zedit, it keeps saying no zone for that
> number, i am now sure that it is something to do with the top number, as i
> have got one zone working , but i can't seem to find the problem.  I have a
> zon for each wld file, i have set the zon top wld file, to the
> last(inclusive) vnum in the representative world file. But i still get
> problems, any ideas.

This one, I don't know.. not enough information to help.
what do you type?
whats your "show zones"?
Any other information you can send would help.

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