[No] SoundStarted Event

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SoundStarted Event

Postby m8f » Wed May 20, 2020 12:18 am

Suggestion: add
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virtual void SoundStarted(SoundEvent event)
to EventHandler.

Where SoundEvent is something like
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struct SoundEvent
{
  Actor source;
  Sound soundId;
}


The position of the sound could be accessed through Actor. The length of the sound could be accessed through S_GetLength(Sound sound_id).

Rationale:
1. Allows creating modifications that display the directional sound, useful for people with hearing issues, and/or playing without speakers/headphones.
2. Allows creating custom behavior, like monster reaction to certain sounds.

Creating this as a feature suggestion because I'm not sure how to implement this.
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Re: SoundStarted Event

Postby Graf Zahl » Wed May 20, 2020 1:01 am

Ugh...
Let's bury this as quickly as possible. I cannot see any useful way to handle this without exposing implementation details to the script.
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