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Offline ProphetSword

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Need to Remove Special Abilites
« on: October 13, 2011, 02:10:35 PM »
What hack removes the "Special Item" event and replaces it with "Special Abilities?"  I need to remove it.  Adding it has completely screwed up one of my modules (apparently, I added it some time ago and didn't realize it would screw things up at that point).  What do I need to remove to return UA back to normal?
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Re: Need to Remove Special Abilites
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2011, 03:52:31 PM »
The "Special Item" event and the "Peekaboo" event are both part of hakpak1.zip in UANL 34. There is no breakout on the diff.tbl, so they pretty much come and go as a pair.

There are also changes to SCRIPT.GLB, STRG002.DAT, and STRG004.DAT.

To remove the diff.tbl entries:
1. Make a 'working copy' of your design.
2. Paste in the table from unDIFF.txt immediately above the concluding zero of your current diff.tbl.
3. Open the design with UAShell, press F2, run CKITSAVE, and follow the prompts, saving as you go.

You should then have a new and shorter diff.tbl.  :)

(Probably more info than you needed.)

The only way I know to fix SCRIPT.GLB, STRG002.DAT, and STRG004.DAT is to reinstall the originals and redo any other changes you made.  :(

Removing hacks can be a pain, but it's somewhat easier than unpainting a house.
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Re: Need to Remove Special Abilites
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2011, 05:22:50 PM »
Well, without removing the hack, can I give a special item by using Utilities and setting that item to 1?  Because, that would help me fix the issue and I can keep the hack.
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Re: Need to Remove Special Abilites
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2011, 06:10:04 PM »
Absolutely! Utilities works great for that.  :)
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Re: Need to Remove Special Abilites
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2011, 06:49:35 AM »
Then the problem is solved.  I wish I had known that before I bugged everyone.
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