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Im trying to convert these from zscript into decorate coding however, im having one success on the Firearuasphere test cause it is possible for the function however i would like to convert all these sphere into decorate. i have SOME knowledge for the functions. and i would like to convert the other 2 spheres to decorate as well and it is possible to be converted from zscript to functions as well. and another thing to note that at times there is a *divide by zero script* im wondering if these sphere can be converted into decorate coding for the mod im doing. with by doing functions.

here is one of the sphere im trying to do as well though its a bit buggy

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XUHLYY ... sp=sharing this is the fireaura test using decorate coding along with functions.


https://www.realm667.com/en/downloads?t ... item-store Fire aura sphere using the zscript function

https://www.realm667.com/en/downloads?t ... item-store

https://www.realm667.com/en/downloads?t ... item-store

https://www.realm667.com/en/downloads?t ... item-store
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Why would you want to convert them to decorate anyway? Unscripted is superior to decorate
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Tormentor, im working on a decorate scripting for zandronum, and tbh, i would like it when its converted into decorate from zscript. at times, i play zandronum, and i would like it when one converts zscript into decorate coding. and to be honest with you, people are still using zandronum for multiplayer games. and I FOR ONE rarely play gzdoom, i mainly play zandronum, and decorate is the only thing i can work with, and i am TRYING to learn zscript, though its helluva bit more confusing for me. so zandronum is the only source port i will ONLY use rather than gzdoom. cause im just used to having decorate in my mod. and its for zandronum. if zandronum implements the zscripts then most likely i will be learning from zscripts. though the staff over at zandronum has NOT implemented that YET. so, basically. i would like it if these spheres was converted from zscript to decorate coding.

Edit: i know its going to be limited though. i do get that trust me.
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Then you're little bit on your own. Part on that zscript is state-of-the-art in gzdoom and most community is slowly moving to adopt zscript. Also, some things are plainly impossible with decorate, or some gross hack supported by acs. So, don't be too expecty that someone will convert it for you.
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people are still playing zandronum for multiplayer online game, i would most likely be on gzdoom IF and i mean IF it didn't have any syncing issues. my mod is only decorate, and yes, i know it is possible to do it on zdl for multiplayer as well. though with the syncing issues on gzdoom i don't think it would be possible. because other players would just stare at the wall wondering what the heck is up. you know what i mean? i get that too. gzdoom isn't perfect and i do understand that too. with the netcode being messed up for gzdoom.

and i know people are slowly adapting to zscript i get that too @ramon.dexter.
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Why do you use a WAD file instead of simple zip?

With knowledge of DECORATE that I have so far, the solution that comes to mind is custom damage for A_Explode, 256 pain chance for it for every monster and code that would spawn the fire effect inside every monster's states. Not a pretty solution, but.

My approach to repetitiveness of DECORATE is macros, I'm using GPP to do the preprocessing, "compiling" scripts in a way.
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for the sake of decorate. i mainly use it for zandronum. i rarely play on gzdoom. i get that gzdoom has much more flexibility for zscripts, though for me..... i'd rather have some decorate coding for zandronum. people still uses zandronum. people play on servers for zandronum playing on multiplayer thats my take on it. i go on zandronum if i ever like to do multiplayer coops or duels/deathmatches.

i do know that people are doing gzdoom for their mods. though im using zandronum for MY mod. and im using decorate coding. and my mod does call for skulltag_data or something like that. if people would have ran this on gzdoom, then they would get an error. zandronum has the forums. though it does NOT have the scripts/decorate for the sake of the forum. so im just pointing that out. i would like to have it decorate. though i know people are going to be negative about it. and im trying to stay positive about it. im just stating the facts that zandronum has multiplayer and their netcodes are ok.

Another thing to note to add: is that zdoom forums DOES say decorate coding. if that rule was changed then i wouldn't be asking for help on here. i would therefore go on the zandronums forums and be on there asking for their help though they don't have that on the forum. im sorry if this seems harsh, though this is how i feel if i were making a mod for zandronum.

https://imgur.com/DAn9Opf for another reason, and im also looking for relevant topics so i can post them in the correct topics as well. don't mean to burst anyones bubble though this is the reality... :roll:
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Umm, nobody is against decorate. Decorate is completely fine. But local people just generally dont understand why lots of people hate zscript and want zscript have downgraded to decorate. Also, this is gzdoom forum, meaning that gzdoom has main support here. Not zandronum, sorry. Zscript is state of the art for gzdoom, it actually helps to bring fancy stuff. Just tell, how do I make new menu with decorate, or how do I make a rpg system using decorate?
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if this is a place were zscript is.... then change the rules. so people will better understand it, and be over at zandronum. rather than Ask about ACS, DECORATE, ZScript, or any other scripting questions here! being changed to this ***Ask about ACS, ZScript only, or any other scripting questions here!***

im sorry, though if this is going to be zscript only. then it should be changed...

im sorry if im sounding harsh though if this isn't the place to ask for help for decorate. then please change the rules about it.... not writing any more topics on this subject. :evil:
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Darklord328 wrote: Wed Apr 03, 2024 12:58 am if this is a place were zscript is.... then change the rules. so people will better understand it, and be over at zandronum. rather than Ask about ACS, DECORATE, ZScript, or any other scripting questions here! being changed to this ***Ask about ACS, ZScript only, or any other scripting questions here!***

im sorry, though if this is going to be zscript only. then it should be changed...

im sorry if im sounding harsh though if this isn't the place to ask for help for decorate. then please change the rules about it.... not writing any more topics on this subject. :evil:
You should really calm down, nobody attacks you.

On the other hand, you really should understand that once mod is created in zscript, requests for downgrade for decorate is something out of place...
If you really want it, just do it yourself. But keep in mind that some and many things are impossible through decorate. Also, this forum is for GZDOOM, and for gzdoom decorate si deprecated. That's just it.

But first, calm down dude, Nobody attacks you, we're just discussing here.
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Post by SanyaWaffles »

I agree with Ramon, people were just pointing out Decorate gets limited updates, if any at all, and most people code of ZScript unless they have a niche purpose like yours happens to be, among other things.
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i would like to apologize for my behaviour and it wasn't normal for me to argue about the topics, im severely sorry about this and i would like to make things right. sometimes, people aren't always perfect, and we all feel that way, to be honest it wasn't me. i really do mean this. i've been going through a lot in life, and sometimes it hasn't treated me right. and i know this is TOTALLY OFF-TOPIC. if any of the staff would like to move this to any of the topics that deem necessary, you may do so. just link me the off-topic conversation please.

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