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#1 Roberciiik

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 09:04 AM

Hi all,
 
I'm wondering about BG1 areas accessibility from BG2 journey in BGT. Is it possible to create such mod? Unfortunately I'm not a modder (but I have technical knowledge) so I could try to do this on my BGT copy. However, could you guide me how to achive this?
 
In more details, I would like to enable travelling between all BG1 and BG2 location. As I understand map is shared and BG1 locations are visible during BG2 gameplay, but team cannot travel to them. This change should not be so hard, right? I think that locations could be left in the same state before leaving BG1. Note that I don't want to enable BG2 locations before BG1.
 
What do you think about this idea?
 
Thanks,
Robert


#2 The Imp

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 12:59 AM

I'm wondering about BG1 areas accessibility from BG2 journey in BGT. Is it possible to create such mod?
Yes.
I once promised to make such mod, a LONG time ago. I never did. It gets a bit complicated, with a need to test it after BGT-weidu and other such things.
Technically, all you have to do is to add a link from Amns Gate district into say the Nashkel Mines map. But the weidu functions to do this are a lot harder than I first deduced, and I had a lot of other ideas I lost intress on over the times.

Yep, Jarno Mikkola. my Mega Mod FAQ. Use of the BWS, and how to use it(scroll down that post a bit). 
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#3 Roberciiik

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Posted 29 November 2019 - 02:33 PM

Thanks for reply!

 

Yes.

 

Great to hear that. I could try to make this mod, however I'm not sure what tools I should use. Can you recommend something to edit existing BGT and modify content in weidu format? I saw some tutorials on this forum, however it is hard to choose the best one to start.

 

Second question is: do you know which BGT github repository is the latest one to contribute? I found Ascension64, skellytz and SpellholdStudios repositories but I'm not sure where the code is aligned and up-to-date.

 

Thanks,

Robert







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