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[Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« on: August 28, 2010, 05:18:10 PM »
->I've been trying to get someone to make a custom HUD for Wipe but I keep getting ignored, that's why I'm asking for a tutorial that will let me learn how to make a HUD similar to Z-HUD... I want to know how to draw bars & what variables I need, since I have an SR bar... You can see here what kind of HUD I want:

http://forum.chaos-project.com/index.php/topic,7005.0.html

If I will rate my programming ability, it will be as follows:

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Turbo C - 1.5/5.0
Visual Basic - 1.5/5.0

Hope I get a response this time!!! If no one can make a tutorial, can you at least help me make the HUD? Thanks!!! :haha:



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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2010, 06:01:23 PM »
I always have to laugh when somebody says that they "program" in HTML or calls HTML a programming language.
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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2010, 06:57:03 AM »
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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2010, 07:21:15 AM »
I've been trying to get someone to make a custom HUD for Wipe but I keep getting ignored,
Yeah I kinda noticed that too xD,
it'll be great to have a tut like that D:

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2010, 07:49:21 AM »
I've been trying to get someone to make a custom HUD for Wipe but I keep getting ignored,
Yeah I kinda noticed that too xD,
it'll be great to have a tut like that D:
->@SM: Yeah, since I noticed that BABS is the trend nowadays... :D

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2010, 07:55:03 AM »
If your RGSS is a 2.0 out of 5.0, you should be able to easily make a HUD yourself... O.o

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2010, 08:57:09 AM »
->That so? Maybe I'll try, but if I still fail I'll be waiting for a tut... Thanks! :D



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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2010, 09:52:52 AM »
RGSS is not really a progamming language. It's an enhancement for Ruby. Similar to using an external library in C++. If you know Ruby, you'll be fine with RGSS. You will only need to figure out how stuff is organized in RMXP's scripts so you can use that system to your advantage.
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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010, 06:21:22 AM »
when people makes new HUDs they aren't so much making a new HUd as much as editing an existing one. the quickest way to learn how even if a tut exsisted is to read the code for and existing HUD and try to under stand what it is doing try simpler hud first and build up to the Z-HUD
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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2010, 12:35:23 PM »
->I'm still pretty busy right now IRL... When sembreak comes, I'll make sure to study lots of scripting... :D

Thanks Ryex... :haha: BTW, is soul rage added as a parameter for characters? (like HP & MP?)



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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2010, 03:15:59 PM »
Yes. It goes from 0 to 1000 by default which is 0.0% to 100.0%.
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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2010, 03:19:01 PM »
->Thanks Blizz, seems that I can make my own HUD after all... But I won't lock this topic, just in case somebody else wants a tut... :haha:

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2010, 03:10:02 AM »
The easiest way to make a hud, is to do it with only A LITTLE scripting.
Use common events, pictures, variables, and this little snippet of code:
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$hud = Sprite.new
$hud.x = 0
$hud.y = 45
$hud.bitmap = Bitmap.new(100, 50)
$hud.bitmap.font.color.set(255, 0,
0, 255)
$hud2.bitmap.draw_text(0, 0, 100, 50,
$game_variables[a].to_s + $game_variables[b].to_s)

Make "a" the characters current health, and "b" the characters max health.

Hope this helps! :haha:

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2010, 03:12:32 AM »
->Thanks, I'll look into it after school... *levels up anyway* :haha:



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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2010, 03:18:17 AM »
Um...
You just basically wrote a script in a way that would require more work than just doing it in the script editor o.o

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2010, 03:22:14 AM »
->I'm better in Graphics than Scripting anyway, so I don't really mind... :D



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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2010, 03:27:50 AM »
You need the graphics in the scripting way anyway. o.o

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2010, 03:55:06 AM »
Ahh, but with my way, you just shove it in a common event, you don't actually edit the SCRIPT.
It makes it more flexible, and easier I think.
And yeah, you'll still need pictures :haha:

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Re: [Request]Tutorial for BABS-HUD making
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2010, 08:44:11 AM »
While working on my HUD, I learned by example. Look into how other scripts are made to get an idea of what to do, just be sure to credit them if you copy-paste anything. If you look into the Blizz-ABS, Ctrl+F "class Hud" read it through to see what is done, Ctrl+F to jump around and find methods described within the script. If it's a class or method internal to RMXP, you can Google it and usually get results (I think RPGRevolution has descriptions of these, not sure).

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Anyway, it's not very descriptive but I'm just trying to say if you have a basic idea of programming, learn the syntax, it's not to difficult to learn what to do with some time and effort. I don't know much and I may have made mistakes above, but I'm just trying to show the process I went through to make my own Hud...
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