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Title: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: Hazedge on 2018-07-12 11:22:39
Hey guys, I was messing around with the Doomtrain mod program and were having some issues with changing the GF's abilities.
There was abilites that I didn't even put there, heres some images:

I removed 2 abilities, n9 and n18
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(https://image.ibb.co/kBHB98/img1.png)


But ingame it goes like this
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(https://image.ibb.co/dsFbbo/img2.png)


Are there some kind of rule to change the abilities through Doomtrain?
My goal is to remove totally the Stat-J abilites, like HP-J, MAG-J and so on... Because I'm making every character with unique stats that grows pretty high end game, combining with the bonuses 60%, 40% and 20% you can max to 255 some of their stats (not all of then, for example, Squall wont have MAG 255 even with 20% + 40% + 60% on, but will have STR 255 with 60% + 40%).
I know I can remove then with Amnesia Greens ingame, but I'm doing this mod to some friends of mine, I want to make the game work correctly.
Title: Re: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: JWP on 2018-07-12 18:26:34
Already learned abilities are stored in the save data and there is a file in partial save game format that is initially loaded when you start a new game (init.out), you would need to edit this file to change it for new games (see this thread (http://forums.qhimm.com/index.php?topic=17132.0)) and your current save if is for an existing game (using Hyne for example).
Shuffling the abilities up (so the 2 last ones are blank instead) may fix the odd black skill problem but that's just a guess.
Title: Re: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: qotsaninsoadkorn on 2018-07-13 05:38:15
ALSO are we able to rename things like HP + 20%...?
i've reduced the gains by half on my mod for eg... but obv still says + 20% instead of +10% in-game for now...
Title: Re: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: Hazedge on 2018-07-13 11:49:04
ALSO are we able to rename things like HP + 20%...?
i've reduced the gains by half on my mod for eg... but obv still says + 20% instead of +10% in-game for now...
Good point, it would be good to know where we can change the abilitie's name so when we change their value, we change the info as well and dont confuse the players whos playing the mod.
Title: Re: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: JWP on 2018-07-13 15:35:08
I believe the names are also in kernel.bin but you need a different tool to edit them:
Carbuncle (http://forums.qhimm.com/index.php?topic=13599.0)
Title: Re: [FFVIII-PCSteam] Doomtrain: GF Abilities
Post by: qotsaninsoadkorn on 2018-07-13 20:40:47
I believe the names are also in kernel.bin but you need a different tool to edit them:
Carbuncle (http://forums.qhimm.com/index.php?topic=13599.0)
THANKS i'll look into that :)