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Old 11-15-2008, 10:09 PM   #1
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Err ok, I basically don't feel like making systems or updating jasshelper in a while, something simple like making a spell would work I guess.

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  • I'll limit myself for 1 spell per week, so I'll pick the one I like the most.
  • If I don't like the idea I will not make it. It is neither sufficient nor necessary for an idea to be good for me to like it.
  • I will most likely use vJass, xe, and whatever evil vJass system/script I find necessary, so prepare to have to be able to use those in your map if you want to use the spell.
  • Please, I'd like to actually make useful spells here, try justifying the request, aka explain why your map needs it or something like that.
  • If the spell's description takes more than 3 paragraphs I'll probably skip it.

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Anitarf has basically offered himself to also make spells following this thread and rules, so if one doesn't pick your spell the other might.
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Old 11-15-2008, 10:16 PM   #2
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This is what I should have done.
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Old 11-15-2008, 11:17 PM   #3
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EDIT: Well, think of it this way: at least you helped a lot of people with their ideas

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Old 11-15-2008, 11:24 PM   #4
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I reckon this should be renamed "Vexorian's Spell Request Thread" and Pyro's one be renamed "Pyrogasm's Spell Request Thread" ... otherwise we have two essentially the same thread with the same name but methods would vary.
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:34 AM   #5
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Or we could have the first poster's name come up underneath the thread title. Vex - any chance we could implement that?
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:50 AM   #6
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:54 AM   #7
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I believe that was sarcasm since said feature already exists.
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Old 11-16-2008, 01:10 AM   #8
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I'm more used to using the first-post feature when you're browsing the forum as whole, so I don't see it all that much nowadays. I do delve into each area, though, if I need something... I only recognize my topics because of my [Prefix] habit. Sometimes I get confused 'cause other people do it, too.
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I'm going to suprise my self by asking for a spell.

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It's mostly the unit crosses line bit I'd like you to do, since I suck at geometry.

I could probably code this myself eventually, but I'm intested in seeing how you'd approach this.
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Intested? X_X

I might ask for a request, soon. Just giving you guys a heads up. Unless I am not validated to, because I did one oh-so long ago?
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It's mostly the unit crosses line bit I'd like you to do, since I suck at geometry.

I could probably code this myself eventually, but I'm intested in seeing how you'd approach this.
I don't know, I am not a fan of multi target spells, let's see what Anitarf thinks about it.
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I find it an interesting idea that should be fun to code, so I'll pick that as my spell for the first week. I might not get it done until the next weekend depending on my schedule, though.
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Awesome, thanks.

No time limit, I won't be able to do anything till next sunday and at that point I have months to do stuff.
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GroupEnumUnitsInRect?

That's a bit cryptic, but as in use a rect that joins those two points, is it possible to have the min/max x/y be the same coordinates? If you need to put space in between, thats not hard either.

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Only works if the line goes from exactly east to west or north to south.

You could create lots of little rects (or one big region) but there's probably a much better way to do it.
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