GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby Vinevi » Oct 3 2020, 11:30

(Not related to the patch, just a bug in the game). Learning spells while in the spellbook crashes the game. The crash itself only seems to happen if the spell image wasn't seen previously.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdahV3yigKM
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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby NotABroom » Nov 18 2020, 20:01

The Farie Ring doesn't seem to do anything. Description says "increases effect of air spells", but there is no bonus to my air magic. Don't know if this is an issue with the patch or the game itself.
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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby keksua » Jan 26 2021, 14:21

- Flying without MouseLook flying is broken- you change your altitude in direction you face.
What do you mean?
Same behaviour as with MouseLook- you change your altitude in direction you face, which shouldn't happen without MouseLook.
- FixMovement=0/1 does nothing. it is a good new experience not having the opportunity co climb whatever you want, but flying mobs cannot overcome any obstacles like they still walking on them but not flying, and all mobs and corpses are now sliding in dungeons.. so it would be nice to have an option to revert this..
Looks like you're using an old version.
MM7PatchReadme says:
GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4
By Sergej....

it's on win10/64
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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby d2r » Feb 20 2021, 16:02

Not sure if this is an issue native to the patch, or if this is game default; thought I'd bring it up here.

Basically, all the info I see online and the game's actual manual says that the Archer can get Expert disarm trap at their base class level (e.g. AS an Archer rather than a Warrior mage etc.). I'm playing with the patch and it says I need to be Master Archer/Sniper to do it.

Was this a (intended?) nerf native to the patch, or is it something in the base game that somehow every single online walkthrough and the game manual got wrong? I don't have an unpatched copy of the game to check against.

This isn't exactly a game-ending issue, as I can trivially use a character editor to give myself the skill and deduct 500 gold from my inventory, but it would be interesting to know whether this is a bug or an intended game feature that somehow nobody checked until now...
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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby Tomsod » Jul 21 2021, 0:48

Heya Grayface! A quick question about the *.UI.txt drop-in files: can they be used to overwrite values in the original UI.txt?

In particular, I want to modify UI.txt as follows:

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--- UI.txt.orig 2019-09-15 16:42:00.000000000 +0300 +++ UI.txt 2021-07-21 03:06:17.312209222 +0300 @@ -158,25 +158,25 @@ icon UI-MapL RL-167 B - Game.Neutral Minimap icon %sMap R - #ff00ff Game.Good ui Minimap icon %sMap 1 RL-167 - + Game.Evil ui Minimap icon %sMap 4 B 4 R B - #ff00ff Game.Evil ui Minimap ; Spells Top - 474 244 158 27 + SpLeft + 474 244 160 29 + SpLeft 484 255 1 1 + - 158 27 SpLeft icon UI-SpMskL - and SpLeft if empty 5 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 1 22 1 - + ui SpLeft if empty 6 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 23 22 23 - + ui SpLeft if empty 0 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 47 22 47 - + ui SpLeft if empty 17 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 68 22 68 - + ui SpLeft if empty 12 Game.PartyBuffs -icon %sSpBgL 86 22 86 - + ui SpLeft +icon %sSpBgL 90 22 90 - + ui SpLeft if empty 4 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 109 30 109 - + ui SpLeft if empty 1 Game.PartyBuffs icon %sSpBgL 140 140 - + ui SpLeft if
Can a something.UI.txt file be created that achieves this without altering the original UI.txt?
Basically, all the info I see online and the game's actual manual says that the Archer can get Expert disarm trap at their base class level (e.g. AS an Archer rather than a Warrior mage etc.). I'm playing with the patch and it says I need to be Master Archer/Sniper to do it.

Was this a (intended?) nerf native to the patch, or is it something in the base game that somehow every single online walkthrough and the game manual got wrong? I don't have an unpatched copy of the game to check against.
The guide I use does correctly note that an Archer can learn Expert Disarm only after the 2nd promotion, and it's rather thorough. Looks like a mistake in the manual that was carelessly copied to a bunch of walkthroughs.

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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby Novi » Jul 21 2021, 10:23

Can a something.UI.txt file be created that achieves this without altering the original UI.txt?
From what I understand, yes. Just create your new file, alter what you want, then in mm7.ini instead of naming the section [UI] you will name it [something.UI] or whatever you choose.

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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby Tomsod » Jul 21 2021, 15:42

From what I understand, yes. Just create your new file, alter what you want, then in mm7.ini instead of naming the section [UI] you will name it [something.UI] or whatever you choose.
No, I specifically didn't mean entirely replacing UI.txt, but rather adding a new file that only describes the two lines I want to change, possibly with some context. Here's what the MM7Patch readme says:
If you set UILayout=UI, a flexible UI layout (named "UI") will be used. The layout is defined in corresponding Data\UI.txt file and uses icons.UI.lod graphics. It's possible to extend it with *.UI.txt files or create brand new layouts, but I haven't made any description for its format.
Although it says "extend", not "overwrite", but I'm still hopeful.

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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby GrayFace » Jul 27 2021, 0:13

Can a something.UI.txt file be created that achieves this without altering the original UI.txt?
https://pastebin.com/P8dzyd2H
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Re: GrayFace MM7 Patch v2.4 [Sep 17, 2019]

Postby Tomsod » Jul 27 2021, 2:05

Thank you, this works perfectly!


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