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/ doesn't work with my German keyboard, it should be on SHIFT + 7, but I get &, I guess that is American.

How can I write the / ?
I can investigate this further to fix the issue, but in the interim you can paste it. You can also store canned messages (including scripts) in the canned message buttons.
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Another question concerning how the cards are handled in the plugin (or Lackey):

There are cards in Battletech that let you ignore certain rules (those cards let you play with combinations of factions that normally are only allowed to be played alone).

Normally that card is placed in the playing area from the start of the game. Is there a way that I can draw a certain card out of the cardpile before the game starts in Lackey?
It sounds like you're talking about a deck zone. Some games define different piles of cards before the game even starts, like a "sideboard" or a "starting" or a "adventure deck" that aren't part of the main deck. This is done with deck zones, which can be loaded into game zones, which are piles of cards during the game.
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I'm taking a look at that plugin. They were distributing it in a terrible way. They were zipping the whole lackey folder, rather than just the plugin. Autoupdate URLs are the preferred way to install plugin, and if that is not possible, a simple zip of the plugin itself is usable.

He was also using the outdated plugin format. I would suggest taking the card data file "setinfo.txt" and the card images from that old plugin, and start from scratch.

All the card images should be the same dimensions. And I strongly advise against using spaces or non-alphanumerics in file names.
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/ doesn't work with my German keyboard, it should be on SHIFT + 7, but I get &, I guess that is American.

How can I write the / ?
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Plugins & Plugin Creation Forum / Re: A few questions on creating plugins
« Last post by Trevor on Today at 12:49:24 PM »
You still have a typo.
this is wrong:
<value>no</value/>
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FOR THE PLUGIN:

Can anyone of you program plugins? The Battletech plugin doesn't have an "untapp all" button. The phases of the game that you can click do nothing (at least that is what I see from a few days with Lackey, maybe I'm missing something).

Is it possible to "program" the phases so stuff happens automatically or just certain stuff is allowed in each phase?

Happy to hear from some Battletech fans.

Victor.
Clicking the phase of the turn buttons is optional and only is used to communicate with other players when you intend to do things. This actually speeds up gameplay often because you can skip through phases where nothing happens. In lackey, you mostly need to do things yourself just like you would with physical cards. You CAN program scripts to automate a lot of things, but I suggest you be very careful to not make something happen automatically that might not be intended.
For example, say a card gains you 5 life points when you play it. If you drag the card to the table to show it to an opponent, for example, that will be interpreted incorrectly as "playing it", so if it automatically alters life points, that will be annoying. It is especially annoying if the action that is performed automatically cannot be undone. For example, if a card is accidentally drawn, you can't "unsee" the card, even if you put it back.
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Another question concerning how the cards are handled in the plugin (or Lackey):

There are cards in Battletech that let you ignore certain rules (those cards let you play with combinations of factions that normally are only allowed to be played alone).

Normally that card is placed in the playing area from the start of the game. Is there a way that I can draw a certain card out of the cardpile before the game starts in Lackey?
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So I've fixed that typo and it still doesn't work... (when I mouse over face down cards I can still see the face up version in the overlay)
I've tried use the ISALLOWINGMULTIPLECARDBACKS definition and adding the generic back to the card image file. But that screws over the deck editor as it doesn't let you see the face when you're trying to make a deck. I'm thinking something is weird because the tutorial says that I don't even need to include ISYOURFACEDOWNVISIBLE because the default value should be no.

I've attached my current version of my plugin.txt file,


BTW thanks for the update on superzones
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Hm, sorry to post so much, but I just found out that a lot, maybe all cards exist twice ... once with the AR0XX.jpg name and once with their card name ... how does that work in  Lackey?
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A question so I can start improving the card images on my own ... I found a folder that has the card with its name Advanced Manufacturing Techniques.jpg and again as AR001.jpg

So the image is there twice. How do I find out which one lackey is using? I guess it is the AR001.jpg since all cards are listed that way ... so someone might have thrown in a highres-version of the card and forgot to replace the old one .. but the AR001.jpg is from 2009 and the Advanced Manufacturing Techniques.jpg is from 2008 so ... hm.... How do I find out which one is used by Lackey?
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