Re: [CODE] I want more mana! :)

From: Torgny Bjers (
Date: 08/13/00

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From: Shay <>
Date: söndag, 13 augusti 2000 22:38
Subject: Re: [CIRCLE] [CODE] I want more mana! :)

>At 07:42 PM 8/13/2000 Sunday, you wrote:
>>Hello People,
>>Re: more than one mana 'pool'
>>I am working on implementing 5 mana pools, or techniques (sort of like Ars
>>Magica), and I just wanted to ask you guys which is the best way to do
>>in the magic system?  Shall I just duplicate all the MANA and MAX_MANA
>>checks and suchlikes to utilize the four new ones, or how?  Can you give
>>any pointers on this?  I am rather familiar with the code, I just don't
>>how to code.  I have hand-patched in DG Scripts and made it work, so I am
>>not a complete moron. :)  But, speak in simple programming terms and try
>>avoid much to difficult code-lingo, please.. ;)  I do NOT need information
>>on how to add this to the player struct, or anything like that, I just
>>tips and pointers on how to make it effective in the already existing
>>functions such as do_cast, leveling, and such... Shall I use like some
>>of switch statement for them all, or just line them all up in a long row,
>Actually, theres the spell sphere patch that you can use, those are 4 or 5
>pools, just adjust to needs.

Yes, I already have that in my code, but all that does is to put them in the
struct, I want to actually USE them too, Shay... ;)


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