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Forum: AAR August 17, 2022, 13:45
Replies: 81
Views: 6,575
Posted By backwardsEric
It's tied to the layout of ASCII encoding and...

It's tied to the layout of ASCII encoding and (I'm guessing here) the way teletypes (and the terminals and terminal emulators that followed them) work. To get one of the control codes (0 to 31 in...
Forum: AAR August 13, 2022, 19:09
Replies: 81
Views: 6,575
Posted By backwardsEric
Yes, there are, though there aren't many. Rogues...

Yes, there are, though there aren't many. Rogues and brigands are the ones that you'll find first. High dexterity reduces the chance of something being stolen (a dexterity of 18 protects against...
Forum: Vanilla August 11, 2022, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By backwardsEric
100 + 1d100 . Besides fire resistance or...

100 + 1d100 . Besides fire resistance or immunity, feather falling also helps: it will reduce the damage by half.
Forum: Vanilla August 8, 2022, 22:18
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By backwardsEric
If the game was with 4.2.4 and you still have the...

If the game was with 4.2.4 and you still have the character or character dump, could you post the randart seed here or put the dump on the ladder? Then some diagnosis could be done to see why those...
Forum: Development August 7, 2022, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By backwardsEric
I'd just run autogen.sh as normal and live with...

I'd just run autogen.sh as normal and live with the warnings. If you wanted to submit a patch to sideways to get rid of the warnings, then you might use autoupdate in the process.



If I had to...
Forum: Sil August 7, 2022, 04:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By backwardsEric
I have changes for Angband 4.2 to allow for a...

I have changes for Angband 4.2 to allow for a tutorial mode and have the tutorial layout driven by a data file (rather than a special save file as in Sil). It still needs some tidying and more work...
Forum: Development August 7, 2022, 04:12
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By backwardsEric
The warnings about obsolete AC_* macros from...

The warnings about obsolete AC_* macros from autoconf 1.* are something I first saw with autoconf 2.70. autoconf does include a utility, autoupdate, to rewrite configure.ac to avoid those macros;...
Forum: Vanilla July 24, 2022, 21:51
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By backwardsEric
For the same reason that @fa doesn't put...

For the same reason that @fa doesn't put ammunition at the top of the quiver (though all ammunition automatically goes to some slot in the quiver if there's room). As you said, @f0 does that and @v0...
Forum: AAR July 21, 2022, 13:27
Replies: 81
Views: 6,575
Posted By backwardsEric
Which version of Angband were you playing? It...

Which version of Angband were you playing? It looked like there was two unexplored ends of corridors (one a little bit below the center of the map and another near the center of the right edge)...
Forum: Development July 18, 2022, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By backwardsEric
Assuming ncursesw6-config is in your path, you...

Assuming ncursesw6-config is in your path, you could use

./configure NCURSES_CONFIG=`which ncursesw6-config` [put the other configure options you want here]

. That'll bypass the part of the...
Forum: Vanilla June 30, 2022, 12:22
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By backwardsEric
In 4.2.4, the object power for the plain gold...

In 4.2.4, the object power for the plain gold ring is 41010 so the expression object_value_real() doesn't overflow. In any case, it should be modified to saturate at the maximum to protect against...
Forum: Vanilla June 30, 2022, 06:02
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By backwardsEric
I take that back, int is a 32-bit type on win32;...

I take that back, int is a 32-bit type on win32; and object_value_real() for the plain gold ring returns 1682025150 when the Windows front end is run under Wine. I'm still a bit doubtful that the...
Forum: Vanilla June 30, 2022, 05:37
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By backwardsEric
That change probably isn't good enough. As...

That change probably isn't good enough. As PowerWyrm said, it's likely an issue in the object_value_real() calculation; its return value is an int, which will be a 16-bit type when compiling for...
Forum: Vanilla June 25, 2022, 05:20
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By backwardsEric
The bell was made functional again in 4.2.4; for...

The bell was made functional again in 4.2.4; for some period (probably years; see https://github.com/angband/angband/issues/4400 ) nothing was relayed to the front ends. Which front end are you...
Forum: Vanilla June 21, 2022, 06:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By backwardsEric
The feature to include a number after =g and...

The feature to include a number after =g and limit the number that'll be kept in the pack was added in 4.2.1 and isn't available in 4.1.3: there =g2 will be treated the same as =g.
Forum: Development June 18, 2022, 20:39
Replies: 30
Views: 6,962
Posted By backwardsEric
So is that a screenshot of Hengband Touhou...

So is that a screenshot of Hengband Touhou Katteban running on Angband.live? Running offline (macOS terminal) with the current master branch and a change that relaxes an 80 character limit in...
Forum: Development June 14, 2022, 20:05
Replies: 30
Views: 6,962
Posted By backwardsEric
It worked offline for me (Linux, character took 1...

It worked offline for me (Linux, character took 1 hp damage from a novice rogue and regenerated it shortly thereafter) while I didn't see regeneration before that change. You'll likely have to get...
Forum: Variants June 14, 2022, 13:05
Replies: 92
Views: 6,486
Posted By backwardsEric
Looks like the compilation should be done with...

Looks like the compilation should be done with HAVE_STDINT_H set on Linux/Unix platforms where stdint.h is present and long is a 64-bit type. Changes to makefile.std to do that are up as a pull...
Forum: Variants June 13, 2022, 13:42
Replies: 92
Views: 6,486
Posted By backwardsEric
With those changes, this procedure, Edit...

With those changes, this procedure,


Edit src/makefile.std to comment out the "JP_OPT= ..." line.
In a terminal window, change directories to the src directory and run "make -f makefile.std"....
Forum: Variants June 11, 2022, 20:54
Replies: 92
Views: 6,486
Posted By backwardsEric
This is what I did to get it to compile and link...

This is what I did to get it to compile and link on Debian 11 with Debian's packaged version of gcc 10.2.1 as the compiler:


Install the nkf package. Later steps will use the nkf utility to...
Forum: Variants June 11, 2022, 17:53
Replies: 92
Views: 6,486
Posted By backwardsEric
Did you want the text to be displayed in...

Did you want the text to be displayed in Japanese? It looks like you would get an English version by commenting out line 112 of makefile.std; that would avoid the locale issues. If you want...
Forum: Vanilla June 10, 2022, 12:52
Replies: 131
Views: 20,249
Posted By backwardsEric
Out of curiosity, is that because that...

Out of curiosity, is that because that environment has a default external command configured to play the MP3 file (or perhaps it's related to this part of the changes list for SDL Mixer 2.0.3: "Fixed...
Forum: Vanilla June 8, 2022, 14:53
Replies: 131
Views: 20,249
Posted By backwardsEric
There were two calls to open_audio_hook(), one...

There were two calls to open_audio_hook(), one after the other, in sound-core.c. That change you referenced only removed one of them. As for the sound format support, the added call to Mix_init()...
Forum: Development June 4, 2022, 13:55
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By backwardsEric
After a walk or a run moves the player, this is a...

After a walk or a run moves the player, this is a streamlined version of what will happen:


Autopickup command is added to the command queue.
Take away the energy for the move.
Update the...
Forum: Vanilla May 29, 2022, 04:47
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By backwardsEric
4.2.4 reenabled the error beep; it had been...

4.2.4 reenabled the error beep; it had been disabled for some time (at least since 2015). The error beeps are handled independently of the sound system by each front end and so aren't currently...
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