Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

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Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Ultraken » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:58 am

This build is a replacement for the unusable 1.5.2.4 build. Like 1.5.2.4, it fixes issues with MPI maps and broken Instant Action save games. Unlike 1.5.2.4, it can actually launch missions. :)

Unofficial 1.5 Patch Hub with common files shared between versions
Version 1.5.2.5 Page with download link and build notes
Lua Script Utilities Reference documenting all the functions available to Lua mission scripts and updated with new script functions in 1.5.2.5.
Decoda, a professional-quality Lua integrated development environment and debugger released by the company behind Natural Selection 2.

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Re: Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Red Devil » Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:40 pm

download rate was only 6 kbps for me :?

how do you play mpi?
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Re: Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Ultraken » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:00 pm

Red Devil wrote:download rate was only 6 kbps for me :?
My hosting provider may be having problems.
Red Devil wrote:how do you play mpi?
First you make an MPI map... :)

MultDMMission, MultSTMission can run Lua mission scripting and strategic AI so any DM or ST map can incorporate MPI features, not just dedicated MPI maps. ST-based MPI lacks path-based automatic spawning but Lua scripting can emulate that. (I could also add the mechanism from DM or IA.)

I set up a workable--if basic--MPI map by adding three geysers to the center of Z Snowed In and spawning an AI team Tank and Recycler on startup. I slowly feed the AI team scrap and pilots to keep it above a minimum threshold so it won't stall out. More sophisticated scripting could make the AI team more competitive but the mission takes care of itself for the most part.

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Re: Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Red Devil » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:51 pm

oh.. :D

unless that map is a test map and isn't included, i tried z snowed in but all i saw was the power buildings, etc., on both ends.

back to finishing up the the deck now
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Re: Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Ultraken » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:06 pm

I haven't posted my fakey-fake MPI map yet.

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Re: Version 1.5.2.5 (2013-03-14): MPI again

Post by Red Devil » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:42 am

oh good

*sanity saved*

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