ESF 1.3 and the freedom of modders

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I would like to know, if possible, exactly how much freedom will modders have when 1.3 finally comes.

Obviously, I'm not talking models, sprites and stuff here.

I'm talking things about being able to edit Ki charge rate, speed, various classes characteristics, add new characters by ourselves with new attacks...possibly even modify the game mechanics?

I realise 1.3 will rock but seeing as this will be THE final version of ESF ....in time ,if allowed, people might come with certain improvements.

Heck maybe even new game types eg brolly mode.

So, exactly how much freedom will we get?
 
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If AMXX works then all of that is possible.
 
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Well I think it's been said quite a few times that most of those features will be locked due to them using their very own compiler or something along those lines. So without their software there won't be much chance at modding as far as I understood.
 
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The dev team will be releasing a modding tool after release I think
 
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The dev team will be releasing a modding tool after release I think
I know, some sort of XML editor I believe?

Even so , how much freedom will that give?
 
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The XML editor is a cosmetic/mapping thing. You can edit effects, sounds and you use it for map addition/setup for the game. The whole character creation part of the XML tool will be locked. For reasons, look at what has become of ECX, and they actually require a little coding to get chars in to the game, where ours is literally a few clicks, and then copy/paste the rest.

You can use AMXX, to do stuff, but since we are using an XML loader system, youll have to work round that. Its possible, but difficult. But AMXX does let you do nearly what ever you want.
 
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I don't see the reasoning behind not giving us the option to .

I mean sure, there will be crappy versions with OP characters and what not but no one forces anyone to play on that server.
I'm pretty sure that when ESF releases there will be plenty of classic servers to play on.

Besides, good things may come of this.... there are capable people in the community who could actually bring to the table one or two new perfectly balanced and working characters....but then of course...if they are that capable...they will just bypass the XML loader as you stated.
 
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I don't see the reasoning behind not giving us the option to .

I mean sure, there will be crappy versions with OP characters and what not but no one forces anyone to play on that server.
I'm pretty sure that when ESF releases there will be plenty of classic servers to play on.

Besides, good things may come of this.... there are capable people in the community who could actually bring to the table one or two new perfectly balanced and working characters....but then of course...if they are that capable...they will just bypass the XML loader as you stated.
And there are plans to give them that chance. We have been talking of possibilities, that if someone brings us a character thats not OP, or just plainly stupid, we can easily add him to the game, and people later download it from the server as they join.
 
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So assuming someone comes with models, sprites, sounds for a new character , you guys will put it in game ?
 
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And there are plans to give them that chance. We have been talking of possibilities, that if someone brings us a character thats not OP, or just plainly stupid, we can easily add him to the game, and people later download it from the server as they join.
That sounds kinda awesome
 
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So assuming someone comes with models, sprites, sounds for a new character , you guys will put it in game ?
without giving any promises, we will definitely consider that.
 
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I think I'm going to pay someone to make a Supreme God Emperor Zeonix model.
 

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How many transformations should he have, Zeo?
 
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Basically we'll entertain a lot of content stuff presuming someone does all the work.
 
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How entertained would you be if I provided the team with my model, sounds done by me, and sprites done in mspaint? Secret character entertained or, that's cute, into the trash bin entertained?
 
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That might be a bridge or five too far XD
 
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Does this include the Satan/Lucifer suggestion, as well? Because I'd finance that, too.

Man, **** it. I'm going to hire someone to make a model of me anyway. It'll be a monument to the most important man in that man's mind.
 
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We already have a model for you. They actually put it inside Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy. Its called RANCOR!
 
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Artists impression of me when I first wake up:



He forgot the abs, though.
 

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