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Make certain IObjects hostile to bots

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NearHuscarl
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Make certain IObjects hostile to bots

Post by NearHuscarl » Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:52 pm

Currently bots only attack other players and streetsweepers that are not in the same teams, all other objects are neutral. I am making an auto turret that will be belonged to a certain team, bots will not attack it because it's just a combination of other objects that normally deems no threat to them. So it would be nice to have some sort of APIs to make the bots aware that they are a threat like the streetsweepers. Something like:

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IObject doorComponent = // Create game object
doorComponent.BelongsTo = Owner.Team1;

// Indicate that this is just a passive object that belongs to other teams.
// Bots don't have to actively hunt down it, should not waste ammo on it,
// but will destroy it when it's convenient to them
doorComponent.ThreatLevel = ThreatLevel.Low;

IObject turretComponent = // Create game object
turretComponent.BelongsTo = Owner.Team1;

// Indicate that this is an object that may deal damages to other players.
// Bots will actively hunt down it and treat it like other players and streetsweepers
turretComponent.ThreatLevel = ThreatLevel.High;

public enum Owner
{
   Team1,
   Team2,
   Team3,
   Team4,
   Independent,
   None,   
}
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Post by xdhoomy12x » Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:31 am

i have a similar problem i made a custom map that has a ladder so humans can hide from zombies but bot humans dont know they need to shoot the padlock to unlock the ladder
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Post by Gurt » Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:17 pm

The path grid only allows for bots to understand how to press buttons. So if you make your ladder extendable using buttons it could be a work-around. This is how bots can call for elevators when the elevator is not around.
Otherwise I have plans to make some sort of hostile tile for bots in some way.
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