When I ran it, the monsters and items still show up, and I didn't even disable the tourism mode.
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That's odd. Here's something to try, type "showturtle" at the console. What value does it read back? It should be 1, if it's 0 or something else try setting it to 1 and see if the problem persists.
Another bug report (sort of). If a player inadvertently changes their weapon to axe, like by hitting their mouse scroll wheel, it can seem mysterious why the boomstick stops working since there is no HUD. Might want to disable weapon-switch impulses in tourism mode.
And I think there's still an issue w/ flying and swimming monsters not spawning in non-tourism mode. I haven't tried it but just from code inspection it looks like they are always killed off regardless.
Just wanted to say I really like this.
Booting up the first intro/select difficulty map, and the simple piano track starts to play. Just fits it perfectly. I had some friends that I used to play Quake with who have passed on, and I toasted them with a drink while playing this mod.
Like a digital memorial of sorts.
If you want to make launch easier, you can add arguments like:
quakespasm.exe -width 1024 -height 768 -game ghosts
So when you select new game, it starts automatically with the right resolution, or you can use -f for fullscreen.
Thanks for doing this, really means a lot to me.
Oh, is there a way to say do a "flythrough" or demo while doing the same music? Just curious.
Having fun poking around with this! If you're interested in providing an option for visible (noninteractive) monsters BTW, I've been running this mod with a small change to make that choice available: https://github.com/neogeographica/quakec/compare/ghosts...ghosts_modified
(also a couple of bugfixes in there I think, to make sure that flying/swimming monsters spawn correctly when tourism is disabled)
These are very cool additions! I'll have to think about how they'd fit into the mod as it currently stands...
One more thing that may need doing in that modification, if a monster death is required to trigger something to enable advancement. To be safe I should probably make sure that code like the last few lines of monster_death_use gets invoked for all the ghosts (and then maybe NOT do that part of monster_death_use when it actually dies). Will get back to poking around at that soon.
Edit: E4M7 is a nice test case (the vores at the end). Made a couple of changes so that that map is completable.
Edit 2: Checked that all maps are completable.
Two tiny bugs found when the "tourism" config is disabled, the shooting traps don't work anymore and shotgun has unlimited ammo.
I can't seem to get the mod to run. I get an autoexec error when running in quakespasm.