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by Janeiac
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Thanks for the tip =)
by Janeiac
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Thanks for the help saabie & Lazzah. Seems like at some point my standard library just broke on me (despite me never having opened any of it before coming to ask for help here). I've copied and pasted in a clean version and it seems to be working just fine now.
by Janeiac
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Lazzah wrote:Yes there is, it is here:
Take and Drop Window.JPG
BTW, sorry, I should have said that it is a specific task earlier.
Yeah, I see it there, but when I try to make a specific task of that type, it's not in the list.
by Janeiac
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Why are you using GENERAL tasks for "almost every other item"? You should use SPECIFIC tasks referencing the (TAKE objects FROM LOCATION general task) if you want them to do something else as well. Because when I look in the specific task section, there's no option to take from location (only from ...
by Janeiac
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

You're absolutely right, I've just realised that almost every other item in this section of the game has a general task because I needed it to do something else as well. The two items I left just lying on the floor thinking they could be picked up won't pick up at all. Is it a general thing with the...
by Janeiac
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Mmmmm, very odd. What location do you have the ball of string starting in? Can you take a screenshot of the ball of string's Properties tab and post it here so we can see if anything there can shed any light on the problem. Thanks for offering to have a look. The ball starts off on the floor in one...
by Janeiac
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Re: Newby struggling

Hi Lazzah, thank you for responding. I tried deleting and replacing. Also tried replacing the room, but still no dice.
by Janeiac
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: ADRIFT 5.0
Topic: Newby struggling
Replies: 16
Views: 2030

Newby struggling

Hello. I've been working on my story for about a month now, but I'm getting into heavy testing now (rather than just getting everything written out and placed in the world). I've come up with a weird problem where a dynamic object in an area can't be picked up and wondered if anyone could help. Basi...