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Migrating From February to March

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Subject: Migrating From February to March
Skill Level: Beginner
Run-Time: 30 Minutes
Author: Michael Allar
Notes: Migrating our code base from Feb. to March.

Written Version

Subject: Migrating From February to March
Skill Level: Beginner
Author: Michael Allar
Notes: Migrating our code base from Feb. to March.

See video for an in-depth explanation. Sorry about the indentation, it seems like my indentation will not survive copy paste… D: I will create a written tutorial soon.

UDKGame

[csharp]/*************************
UDKGame

Creation date: 14/01/2010 13:55
Copyright (c) 2010, Michael Allar

*************************/

class UDKGame extends GameInfo
config(UDKGame);

static event class<GameInfo> SetGameType(string MapName, string Options, string Portal)
{
local string ThisMapPrefix;
local int i,pos;
local class<GameInfo> NewGameType;

log(&quot;We are setting our game type.&quot;);
if (Left(MapName, 10) ~= &quot;HTFrontEnd&quot;)
{
return class'UDKGame';
}
log("We are not HTFrontEnd");

// strip the UEDPIE_ from the filename, if it exists (meaning this is a Play in Editor game)
if (Left(MapName, 6) ~= "UEDPIE")
{
MapName = Right(MapName, Len(MapName) - 6);
}
else if ( Left(MapName, 5) ~= "UEDPC" )
{
MapName = Right(MapName, Len(MapName) - 5);
}
else if (Left(MapName, 6) ~= "UEDPS3")
{
MapName = Right(MapName, Len(MapName) - 6);
}
else if (Left(MapName, 6) ~= "UED360")
{
MapName = Right(MapName, Len(MapName) - 6);
}

// replace self with appropriate gametype if no game specified
pos = InStr(MapName,"-");
ThisMapPrefix = left(MapName,pos);

// change game type
for ( i=0; i<Default.DefaultMapPrefixes.Length; i++ )
{
`log("Going through a iteration of DefaultMapPrefixes");
if ( Default.DefaultMapPrefixes[i].Prefix ~= ThisMapPrefix )
{
NewGameType = class<GameInfo>(DynamicLoadObject(Default.DefaultMapPrefixes[i].GameType,class'Class'));
if ( NewGameType != None )
{
return NewGameType;
}
}
}

return class'UDKGame';
}

defaultproperties
{
DefaultPawnClass=class'UDKGame.HTPawn'
PlayerControllerClass=class'UDKGame.HTPlayerController'

HUDType=class'UDKGame.HTHUD'
}
[/csharp]

HTWeapon

[csharp]/*************************
HTWeapon

Creation date: 08/03/2010 06:21
Copyright (c) 2010, Allar

*************************/

class HTWeapon extends UDKWeapon;

/** Max ammo count */
var int MaxAmmoCount;

/** Holds the amount of ammo used for a given shot */
var array<int> ShotCost;

/** Offset from view center */
var(FirstPerson) vector    PlayerViewOffset;

simulated event ReplicatedEvent(name VarName)
{
if ( VarName 'AmmoCount' )
{
if ( !HasAnyAmmo() )
{
WeaponEmpty();
}
}
else
{
Super.ReplicatedEvent(VarName);
}
}

simulated function int GetAmmoCount()
{
return AmmoCount;
}
/*
* Consumes some of the ammo
*/
function ConsumeAmmo( byte FireModeNum )
{
// Subtract the Ammo
AddAmmo(-ShotCost[FireModeNum]);
}

/**
* This function is used to add ammo back to a weapon.  It's called from the Inventory Manager
*/
function int AddAmmo( int Amount )
{
AmmoCount = Clamp(AmmoCount + Amount,0,MaxAmmoCount);
return AmmoCount;
}

/**
* Returns true if the ammo is maxed out
*/
simulated function bool AmmoMaxed(int mode)
{
return (AmmoCount >= MaxAmmoCount);
}

/**
* This function checks to see if the weapon has any ammo available for a given fire mode.
*
* @param    FireModeNum        - The Fire Mode to Test For
* @param    Amount            - [Optional] Check to see if this amount is available.  If 0 it will default to checking
*                              for the ShotCost
*/
simulated function bool HasAmmo( byte FireModeNum, optional int Amount )
{
if (Amount0)
return (AmmoCount >= ShotCost[FireModeNum]);
else
return ( AmmoCount >= Amount );
}

/**
* returns true if this weapon has any ammo
*/
simulated function bool HasAnyAmmo()
{
return ( ( AmmoCount > 0 ) || (ShotCost[0]0 && ShotCost[1]0) );
}

/**
* This function retuns how much of the clip is empty.
*/
simulated function float DesireAmmo(bool bDetour)
{
return (1.f - float(AmmoCount)/MaxAmmoCount);
}

/**
* Returns true if the current ammo count is less than the default ammo count
*/
simulated function bool NeedAmmo()
{
return ( AmmoCount < Default.AmmoCount );
}

/**
* Cheat Help function the loads out the weapon
*
* @param     bUseWeaponMax     - [Optional] If true, this function will load out the weapon
*                              with the actual maximum, not 999
*/
simulated function Loaded(optional bool bUseWeaponMax)
{
if (bUseWeaponMax)
AmmoCount = MaxAmmoCount;
else
AmmoCount = 999;
}

/**
* Called when the weapon runs out of ammo during firing
*/
simulated function WeaponEmpty()
{
// If we were firing, stop
if ( IsFiring() )
{
GotoState('Active');
}

if ( Instigator != none && Instigator.IsLocallyControlled() )
{
Instigator.InvManager.SwitchToBestWeapon( true );
}
}

/******************************
* Ammunition / Inventory
******************************/

function PrintScreenDebug(string debugText)
{
local PlayerController PC;
PC = PlayerController(Pawn(Owner).Controller);
if (PC != None)
PC.ClientMessage("HTWeapon: " $ debugText);
}

simulated function AttachWeaponTo( SkeletalMeshComponent MeshCpnt, optional Name SocketName )
{
local HTPawn HTP;

HTP = HTPawn(Instigator);
PrintScreenDebug("Attaching Weapon");
// Attach 1st Person Muzzle Flashes, etc,
if ( Instigator.IsFirstPerson() )
{
AttachComponent(Mesh);
EnsureWeaponOverlayComponentLast();
SetHidden(False);
Mesh.SetLightEnvironment(HTP.LightEnvironment);
PrintScreenDebug("First Person Weapon Attached");
}
else
{
SetHidden(True);
if (HTP != None)
{
Mesh.SetLightEnvironment(HTP.LightEnvironment);
}
}
//SetSkin(HTPawn(Instigator).ReplicatedBodyMaterial);
}

simulated event SetPosition(UDKPawn Holder)
{
local vector DrawOffset, ViewOffset, FinalLocation;
local rotator NewRotation, FinalRotation, SpecRotation;
local PlayerController PC;
local vector2D ViewportSize;
local bool bIsWideScreen;
local vector SpecViewLoc;

if ( !Holder.IsFirstPerson() )
return;

Mesh.SetHidden(False);

foreach LocalPlayerControllers(class'PlayerController', PC)
{
LocalPlayer(PC.Player).ViewportClient.GetViewportSize(ViewportSize);
break;
}
bIsWideScreen = (ViewportSize.Y > 0.f) && (ViewportSize.X/ViewportSize.Y > 1.7);

Mesh.SetScale3D(default.Mesh.Scale3D);
Mesh.SetRotation(default.Mesh.Rotation);

ViewOffset = PlayerViewOffset;

// Calculate the draw offset
if ( Holder.Controller None )
{

if ( DemoRecSpectator(PC) != None )
{
PC.GetPlayerViewPoint(SpecViewLoc, SpecRotation);
DrawOffset = ViewOffset >> SpecRotation;
//DrawOffset += UTPawn(Holder).WeaponBob(BobDamping, JumpDamping);
FinalLocation = SpecViewLoc + DrawOffset;
SetLocation(FinalLocation);
SetBase(Holder);

// Add some rotation leading
//SpecRotation.Yaw = LagRot(SpecRotation.Yaw & 65535, LastRotation.Yaw & 65535, MaxYawLag, 0);
//SpecRotation.Pitch = LagRot(SpecRotation.Pitch & 65535, LastRotation.Pitch & 65535, MaxPitchLag, 1);
//LastRotUpdate = WorldInfo.TimeSeconds;
//LastRotation = SpecRotation;

if ( bIsWideScreen )
{
//SpecRotation += WidescreenRotationOffset;
}
SetRotation(SpecRotation);
return;
}
else
{
DrawOffset = (ViewOffset >> Holder.GetBaseAimRotation()) + HTPawn(Holder).GetEyeHeight() * vect(0,0,1);
PrintScreenDebug("Setting DrawOffset to Holder Info");
}
}
else
{

DrawOffset.Z = HTPawn(Holder).GetEyeHeight();
//DrawOffset += HTPawn(Holder).WeaponBob(BobDamping, JumpDamping);

if ( HTPlayerController(Holder.Controller) != None )
{
DrawOffset += HTPlayerController(Holder.Controller).ShakeOffset >> Holder.Controller.Rotation;
}

DrawOffset = DrawOffset + ( ViewOffset >> Holder.Controller.Rotation );
}

// Adjust it in the world
FinalLocation = Holder.Location + DrawOffset;
SetLocation(FinalLocation);
SetBase(Holder);

NewRotation = (Holder.Controller None) ? Holder.GetBaseAimRotation() : Holder.Controller.Rotation;

// Add some rotation leading
//if (Holder.Controller != None)
//{
//    FinalRotation.Yaw = LagRot(NewRotation.Yaw & 65535, LastRotation.Yaw & 65535, MaxYawLag, 0);
//    FinalRotation.Pitch = LagRot(NewRotation.Pitch & 65535, LastRotation.Pitch & 65535, MaxPitchLag, 1);
//    FinalRotation.Roll = NewRotation.Roll;
//}
//else
//{
FinalRotation = NewRotation;
//}
//LastRotUpdate = WorldInfo.TimeSeconds;
//LastRotation = NewRotation;

if ( bIsWideScreen )
{
//FinalRotation += WidescreenRotationOffset;
}
SetRotation(FinalRotation);
}

simulated state WeaponEquipping
{
simulated event BeginState(Name PreviousStateName)
{
PrintScreenDebug("Weapon Equipping");
AttachWeaponTo(Instigator.Mesh);
Super.BeginState(PreviousStateName);
}
}

simulated state Active
{
simulated event BeginState(Name PreviousStateName)
{
PrintScreenDebug("Active");
Super.BeginState(PreviousStateName);
}
}

simulated state WeaponFiring
{
simulated event BeginState(Name PreviousStateName)
{
PrintScreenDebug("Firing");
Super.BeginState(PreviousStateName);
}

/**
* We override BeginFire() so that we can check for zooming and/or empty weapons
*/

simulated function BeginFire( Byte FireModeNum )
{
// No Ammo, then do a quick exit.
if( !HasAmmo(FireModeNum) )
{
WeaponEmpty();
return;
}
Global.BeginFire(FireModeNum);
}
}

defaultproperties
{
Begin Object Name=FirstPersonMesh
DepthPriorityGroup=SDPG_Foreground
bOnlyOwnerSee=true
bOverrideAttachmentOwnerVisibility=true
CastShadow=false
bAllowAmbientOcclusion=false
End Object
Mesh=FirstPersonMesh

Begin Object Name=PickupMesh
bOnlyOwnerSee=false
CastShadow=false
bForceDirectLightMap=true
bCastDynamicShadow=false
CollideActors=false
BlockRigidBody=false
bUseAsOccluder=false
MaxDrawDistance=6000
bForceRefPose=1
bUpdateSkelWhenNotRendered=false
bIgnoreControllersWhenNotRendered=true
bAcceptsStaticDecals=FALSE
bAcceptsDynamicDecals=FALSE
bAllowAmbientOcclusion=false
End Object
DroppedPickupMesh=PickupMesh
PickupFactoryMesh=PickupMesh

MessageClass=class'UTPickupMessage'
DroppedPickupClass=class'UTDroppedPickup'

FiringStatesArray(0)=WeaponFiring
FiringStatesArray(1)=WeaponFiring

WeaponFireTypes(0)=EWFTInstantHit
WeaponFireTypes(1)=EWFT
InstantHit

WeaponProjectiles(0)=none
WeaponProjectiles(1)=none

FireInterval(0)=+0.3
FireInterval(1)=+0.3

Spread(0)=0.0
Spread(1)=0.0

ShotCost(0)=1
ShotCost(1)=1

AmmoCount=5
MaxAmmoCount=5

InstantHitDamage(0)=0.0
InstantHitDamage(1)=0.0
InstantHitMomentum(0)=0.0
InstantHitMomentum(1)=0.0
InstantHitDamageTypes(0)=class'DamageType'
InstantHitDamageTypes(1)=class'DamageType'
WeaponRange=22000

ShouldFireOnRelease(0)=0
ShouldFireOnRelease(1)=0

DefaultAnimSpeed=0.9

EquipTime=+0.45
PutDownTime=+0.33
}[/csharp]

DefaultGame.ini

[csharp][Engine.GameInfo]
DefaultGame=UDKGame.UDKGame
DefaultServerGame=UDKGame.UDKGame
PlayerControllerClassName=UDKGame.HTPlayerController
GameDifficulty=+1.0
MaxPlayers=32
DefaultMapPrefixes=(Prefix="HT",GameType="UDKGame.TheHuntGame")[/csharp]