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#1 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 03:38 PM

Foundling: Between the Shades BETA is available. The mod fully playable, may need some polishing. I've decided to made the BETA version available.

 

Foundling is the thrall of Thaxll'ssillvia, the Shadow Dragon found in the Temple Ruins. He is cold, calculating, and determined to be freed from his influence. He can never oppose his master on his own, but everything can change thanks to the influence of the Bhaalspawn.

Foundling is a Shadow Adept who can use Shadow Weave Magic as well as some Shadow Magic. The mod introduces a new kind of magic with its own advantages and disadvantages. Even though Foundling is recognised as a mage, he can't use the Weave. In exchange he is given his own dark spells - mostly dark versions of well known spells, but there are some brand new ones too.

 

The mod is both an NPC and quest mod and introduces new characters, areas, music, items, soundset etc.

Foundling is not romanceable, but the character will still talk to you a couple of times, so no worries.

 

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Name: Foundling

Gender: Male

Statistics:  Strength 14 | Dexterity 17 | Constitution 11 | Intelligence 17 | Wisdom 11 | Charisma 7
Class: Mage - Shadow Adept or (optional) Shadow Adept / Thief (does not level up as a Thief)
Alignment: Neutral Evil
 

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Thank you to everyone who helped me in releasing this project!


Edited by Lava Del'Vortel, 21 May 2015 - 03:38 PM.


#2 Bill Bisco

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 04:30 PM

2nd Download.  Woo!  Could you fill this mod out over at: http://www.shsforums...quest-template/

 

This would help us get the mod into the Big World Setup for easy download and installation for a lot of people!

 

Any potential conflicts with this mod?


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#3 Cahir

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 08:08 PM

Congratulations Lava! At last! I still remember playing it god knows how long ago:) Is it just me or he's got a brand new portrait since then?

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:39 AM

Congrats.

You didn't include the VERSION -flag to indicate that this is still a beta. Not that that's a big deal, as the version flagging is everymods own business.

 

Could you fill this ..

It's a bit early as there could be a huge bug that was not ran into, as the mod might need a bit testing, and at least 1 translation. ( :devil: )


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#5 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 01:12 AM

Thanks, guys! And I do agree with The Imp - it's too soon; it's too early. The mod gone public few hours ago.

 

Cahir - yes, Foundling has a different portrait. Everyone who wishes to use Artastrophe's portrait, here it is. It shall be included in PaintBG soon.

 

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(bmp version - https://dl.dropboxus...218556/FouG.bmp )



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Posted 22 May 2015 - 06:48 AM

Hey Lava!

First of all, congrats on the public release! I'm especially excited about new areas you mentioned, as I'm huge fan of those, and yours are among the best :)

However, I have a question too: how much of the mod content will be available without taking Foundling into party, if any? See, as much as I love new maps, I love my old party, so it will be a hard choice if I'll had to pick one.

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 07:50 AM

Exciting, congratulations! The portraits are lovely. I hope to get a chance to have a read of him over the weekend. :)

#8 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 09:06 AM

Thanks :)

 

 

However, I have a question too: how much of the mod content will be available without taking Foundling into party, if any? See, as much as I love new maps, I love my old party, so it will be a hard choice if I'll had to pick one.

Well, you need him in the party, but if you wish, then only for this one quest. It starts before the fight with the Shadow Dragon, you need to visit one area and the move to 3 new areas. But maybe you'll actually like him. Give him a chance :)



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Posted 23 May 2015 - 03:00 PM

Great to see it out well done

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 03:52 AM

Congratulations for this release, Lava!



#11 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 25 May 2015 - 03:33 AM

Thank you :)



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Posted 25 May 2015 - 05:17 AM

I just wanted to say Lava that I love all your mods. Your mods are always a requirement for my BG games. And I have waited for your in-progress mods in silence for some time now :D So, I'm very happy this is out now. I will try this as soon as possible and thanks for making BG so much better with your works :)

 

Now I keep waiting for the purple splinter :)



#13 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 25 May 2015 - 10:08 AM

Thanks :) I have some materials for another mods but as you may see, the modding scene became a bit silent. I hope that may change, but... well, hope is all we have.

Thank you for you kind words and cheers!



#14 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 14 June 2015 - 04:49 AM

If anyone felt like watching the mod trailer:

 

https://www.dropbox....railer.mp4?dl=0

 

MUSIC: Roger Subirana Mata (https://www.jamendo....r-subirana-mata)
 



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Posted 14 June 2015 - 10:58 AM

Very cool idea with the trailer. Perhaps oddly enough, we don't get to see any dialog or interaction bits. Mystery shrouds this man's personality -- is he that much on the anti-heroic side? A "shadow-cowboy without cows"?

 

The new spells seem to be quite a hook, here. I'd definitely like to check out how it all plays together, with the things he has to say and the backstory.



#16 Lava Del'Vortel

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Posted 15 June 2015 - 04:30 AM

This trailer was always to show the visual stuff :) To clarify - the character is not "E.V.I.L. buhahaha". He's just cold and he does not get mad when you help others, he just belives it's pointless. He won't make you change your mind as he was a prisoner himself. He believes power and alliance is a condition of survival and he does not want to become weak again. He also believes that many aspects of culture is pointless, that theatre is pretending to be insane and believing in obvious lies... he does not match this world but on the other hand he's not going to change it or try to take the control over it.



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Posted 28 July 2015 - 12:27 AM

Now, with the new version of G3 Crossmod Banter Pack you'll receive some new talks. Once the both mods are installed (remember to instal G3 Crossmod in the very end) these talks will be included:

 

  • Adding 3 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Rhaella's Isra
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Nethrin & Sillara's Yasraena
  • Adding 1 SoA banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and cmorgan's Aran Whitehand
  • Adding 1 SoA banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Feuille & Miss Sakaki's Faren
  • Adding 1 SoA banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulyok's Coran
  • Adding 1 SoA banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Lava Del'Vortel's YoshimoRomance
  • Adding 1 SoA banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Lava Del'Vortel's Yvette
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Feuille & Miss Sakaki's Nathaniel
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and K'aeloree's Arath
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulyok's Tiax
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulyok's Xan
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Lava Del'Vortel's Skie
  • Adding 2 SoA banters between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Mistress Elysia's Fade

 

  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Rhaella's Isra
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Nethrin & Sillara's Yasraena
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Feuille & Miss Sakaki's Faren
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Feuille & Miss Sakaki's Nathaniel
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulok's Coran
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulyok's Tiax
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Kulyok's Xan
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Lava del' Vortel's Skie
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Lava Del'Vortel's Yvette
  • Adding 1 ToB banter between Lava Del'Vortel's Foundling and Mistress Elysia's Fade

 

Enjoy!



#18 Bill Bisco

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Posted 28 July 2015 - 03:10 AM

Very nice!
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Posted 29 January 2016 - 07:30 AM

Hi!

 

I have been playing with Foudling and I have been enjoying him a lot. His character is complicate and interesting, and the quest / magic /everything so amazing!

 

I have however ran into a bug that prevented me from continuing to have him in my party :( every once in a while he reacted as I had told him to go away from the party itself, not once, but often several time in a row, and every time I told him not to go anywhere he ''forgot'' his spells... :(

 

I just wanted to tell you of this and to praise you for this mod!



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Posted 29 January 2016 - 07:33 AM

Tiz, was any other NPC behaving this way, or only this NPC?  I've had this happen to me before with other NPCs, but no idea what causes it.


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