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Events Problem

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Events Problem

Postby Lazzah » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:34 pm

I have created an event and when the event completes an object (a ball) is placed in the players hands. If I then type X BALL the game responds with "You see no such thing." every time until I check my inventory with "i" and then when I "X BALL" it gives me the correct response.

Is this a bug in version 4????

Another problem I have encountered with a similar event, this time placing A PACKAGE in the player's hands, is that the object isn't actually placed in the player's hands! The event completes with the correct message but when I check my inventory the player is carrying nothing.

What has happened to my package?!
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Re: Events Problem

Postby rotter » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:34 am

I've have used this feature in my V4 games so not sure what is going on with your game. If you move the object with a task after the event completes, does that work?
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