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Fish creation problem

PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:58 pm
by Striker
Hi there!

I seem to be having a problem with adding a fish I've created with the fish creation tool kit to the game. The game always crashes. I followed everything to the letter. The model came out just fine and all the little .bmp images of the fish rotation all rendered great. I copied them all to their own 'fish folder, and properly edited the 'fish.def' file to add the new fish to the game and the outings etc. but every single time I try and load the outing I added the new fish to, the game crashes without even a warning screen. It just shuts down. The game editor crashes as well when I try to go in and edit that outing. I've checked and double checked everything to see where I might have went wrong but I can't seem to figure it out. Is there anything you guys can do for me? Perhaps I could send you my new 'fish' folder along with my outing folder and you can see what I may have done wrong. What do you think?



PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 10:01 pm
by Striker
Oh, and I'm using the updated 116 version just so you know. Thanks

PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 10:07 pm
by dcarp

I'd be happy to take a look at your fish.def file. Would you mind sending the outing.def file for the outing you are putting the fish into as well?

Send to emal:


PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 10:09 pm
by dcarp

My bad, I didn't read it well enough to see that you want to send your entire species folder. In that case, zip and upload to a server somewhere and send me the link.



PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 8:01 am
by Pitti
Striker, are your fish-folder clean? I had trouble, because of 1 new fish folder there which I'm working on and it was not ready.
Every fish must be ready and correct at this main fish folder.
For creating fish it's better to use an different folder.

Regards Peter

PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 2:28 pm
by paul
One other thing to check is that you have "Title.bmp" and "Numerals.bmp" in the folder. I overlooked that when writing the instructions. You can copy those from another fish folder and edit as necessary. Those might not caught trouble until you catch one of the fish, though.