Re: on _zone_ editing

From: David E. Berthiaume Jr. (
Date: 08/04/95

> Does anyone have any experience with an OLC that allows the editing of 
> zone files on the fly? I'm trying to implement one and I'm bandying 
> around several ideas.. the best thing I can think of is some sort of 
> "zone freeze" command. Basically you stop a zone from repopping and stop 
> every wandering mob from moving around. Then you walk around, load mobs 
> and objects, set doors etc etc, and then you do a "zone save"; this takes 
> a snapshot of the zone, and writes it to disk. This seems to me to be the 
> best way, but via this method there's no way of setting the max number of 
> objs/mobs you want to repop.
try haveing it ask you 'How many do you want to load here?' hen you load 
them. :)

> Any better suggestions? I know dikued has this problem as well, I think 
> you're supposed to go back and edit them by hand afterwards.. kind of 
> inconvenient though.
> Levork

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