[v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby irontusk341 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:19 am

Mikk- wrote:Really stupidly sorry about the extremely dumb delay, but I'm pleased to announce after a bit (only teeny) of a hiatus I've resumed development on Champions!

So here is version 2.666, it features some new tweaks and changes, it's not much but it's a start as I intend to continue the mod's development.

mk-champions[2.666].pk3 (477kb)

Spoiler: changelog


Again, really sorry for the delay! Real life has been more than just a little bit in the way. Please let me of any suggestions and/or issues that crop up.


Dont be sorry bud, Life happens and sometimes Deadlines can be hard to make. keep doing what you're doing, spontaneous can be a good thing. ;)
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Bodhisattva » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:54 am

Oh, boy, I'm so glad that you are still developing it! This is one of those mods that I use literally all the time.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Agitatio » Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:15 am

Happy to see you're back! Thanks for the update!
Hope to see blood color inheritance improved in the future as it is kinda funky right now.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Nems » Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:05 pm

Totally understandable that real life gets in the way of things. I've been there many a time. :P Glad to see you back though and happy to see another update! I'll give it a try as soon as I'm able. <3
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby BradmanX » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:47 pm

Totally understandable that IRL stuff can get in the way, it sucks, but it happens. I'm just happy that the mod is still in development and that it got an update, fixing some problems and adding in some new features :D.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Captain J » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:24 pm

Glad i'm not the only one, for few people agreed that the real life can be hard, slow, delaying and just... Awful. But we sincerely appreciate the new update! Glad it's all done now.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby stainedofmind » Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:31 am

Glad to see this updated! I was running this (more accurately myself) through the battery of tests combining this, Colorful Hell, and LegenDoom, mostly to test the bundle bug fix, but also to enjoy the new features, and I had this happen:

https://i.postimg.cc/5N6LN7sY/Screenshot-Doom-20200125-112327.png

A bit of trouble shooting points the issue at the new colored projectiles when combined with Colorful Hell. For more info, I'm running on LZDoom 3.84, obviously the latest version of Champions, and ColourfulHell97CCC.pk3. For now, I just turned off the setting for colored projectiles, cause its not a huge deal.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Mikk- » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:27 pm

First of all I’d like to thank everyone for their kind words and appreciate their patience with the development of this mod!

re: the coloured projectiles issue, I’ll take a look later this evening through my own testing; though for the time being it may be wise to disable the coloured projectiles option as it may cause issues. Another thing is that the sprites themselves seem to be affected by palette constraints, a trademark of the old software renderer - so I would again advise anyone using said renderer to disable the coloured projectiles setting as it will cause visual flaws.

EDIT: I've figured out the cause of the issue with Colorful Hell, the "glow" effect from the coloured projectiles also spawns when the CH monsters spawn their "Colourblind Indicators". I'm working on a fix which will be in the next version.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby Starman the Blaziken » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:14 pm

This mod is quite nice man, though playing it in ObAddon with a bunch of mods like LegenDoom (and this is where I need to report a bug), Champions, Colorful Heck, and Universal Entropy with a couple other navigational ones...
I found a couple of bugs, and one that I am not sure that counts with the slue that I am playing with currently but I may end up coming here if LegenDoom is not the problem (I would want to find more anyways but am open to other vanilla mod randos if ye do)
One being that well, the summonfriend command. I use it to summon say a chain gunner guy, but the thing is when he ends up with say a color or has the on spawn flame thing (The CGG is green, the flame on spawn is green): It just ends up being hostile to me and my other friendlies. I tried to use an archvile, lo and behold it works and it is friendly to us.

Another being the glow color they have on projectiles. It just never goes away, and even then when they walk around that should be a setting in of itself too.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby AvzinElkein » Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:26 am

Also, champions turned into gold statues via Guncaster's Philosopher's Tome do not drop their bundles.
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Re: [v2.666][NEW] CHAMPIONS - Multicoloured Death Awaits!

Postby TeaganWatson » Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:55 pm

Hello.

I use this mod regularly, and have tried combining it with some other mods, and either it works perfectly, or it won't spawn enemies and hangs. I've tried using this current version (2.666) on the latest gzdoom (4.4.2). The mod I'm trying to use is Embers of Armageddon, which does have enemy replacements, and it hangs in a similar fashion if there are some monster replacements in other mods. I can't say specifically all of the mods that I tried it with that it has had this error on, but since I'm currently using EoA I figured I would point it out and perhaps someone could help or the mod author could help.

The error in question is:
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VM execution aborted: tried to read from address zero.
Called from champion_Handler.WorldThingSpawned at mk-champions[2.666].pk3:zscript/champions/handler.txt, line 198


This error happens almost immediately after launching a new game. I can launch a map that has already been made (like through loading a game), but if I go to the next map it will error. So it exclusively seems to be handling making the map in the beginning of the level. My load order looks like the following:
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EOA Assets.pk3
EOA Code.pk3
mk-champions[2.666].pk3


Thank you for the mod, and I hope this is fixable.

-- Tea

Edit: The change EOA makes to monsters is to make them glory kill-able, not exactly monster replacements, I was incorrect and want to fix that.
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