Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kudaad

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Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kudaad

Post by eNTi » November 4th, 2010, 8:48 am

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the guard seen to the far right has just opened the door.

can't include the save, because the file is too big.

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Re: Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kud

Post by xolotl » November 4th, 2010, 11:45 am

eNTi wrote:can't include the save, because the file is too big.
You could use an uploader service like sendspace or the like.
eNTi wrote:the guard seen to the far right has just opened the door.
How in the world did the guard get in there? Is this a vanilla, unhacked game?

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Re: Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kud

Post by eNTi » November 4th, 2010, 11:54 am

http://www.sendspace.com/file/8ktau5

the guard just ran in there before me... when i tried to follow him through the trap, the game crashed. it's vanilla 1.05. this version crashes a lot more often than 1.04 did on me.

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Re: Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kud

Post by xolotl » November 4th, 2010, 12:18 pm

Aha, interesting. I can reproduce the crash, and also introduce a method for reproducing it. There's two features of the engine which allow this to happen:

1) Casting Lock Melt to unlock a door will not trigger a trap
2) NPCs can open trapped doors without the trap going off (and incidentally can walk through the trapped square without it going off, as well).

So, you cast Lock Melt to unlock a door, wait for an NPC to open it, and then you can trigger this bug. Really it should possibly be one of those that needs to get fixed, rather than the actual crash, because really the trap should go off for the NPC (or during the Lock Melt), though of course fixing crashes is a good thing regardless.

I used my editor to re-close that door properly for you, btw, so it will work as-expected; I also moved that poor, confused Town Guard back outside the house where he belongs. Here you go: http://www.sendspace.com/file/1gq50p

BW, here's a save (slot20) where I've Lock-Melted the door and hacked an NPC inside, who will eventually try to head out of the house, and will open the (trapped) door by doing so: http://www.sendspace.com/file/41bjlg

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Re: Game crashes when entering trapped open door in Port Kud

Post by eNTi » November 4th, 2010, 1:02 pm

uh thanks, i'll try this. i wonder why the guard even went in there.

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