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Making A Tower / Changing A Unit To a Tower By: -Prodigy-

Level 3
Feb 21, 2008
Creating or Changing A Unit To A Tower-

(In alphabetical order so you can do it while you read):

Art - Icon (Game Interface)- Whatever ICON you want.

Art - Model File- Any unit or building you want your tower to look like.

Art - Shadow Texture (Building)- Arcane Tower OR Cannon Tower.

Combat - Acquisition Range- 9999 (So it always attacks.)

Combat - Area of Effect (Large, Medium, and Small Damage (The radius of

splash on the towers attack.))- Use this like range, it is how far the splash

damage will go except in radius form.

Combat - Area of Effect Targets (What this unit's attack will effect with

splash damage)- Set it to air for air splash, or ground for ground splash, or


Combat - Attack Type- Attack type varies based on many things. Depending

on the armor type of the units your tower will be attacking, the most

common thing people use for this is peirce (for any normal attack,) or chaos

(for any splash attack.)

Combat - Projectile Art (The art of whatever comes out of the unit when it

attacks, can be anything from an arrow, to a Blademaster dying.)-Any.

Combat - Missle Type- Missle for a normal attack, splash for chaos/magic,

bounce for a huntress type attack.

Combat - Cooldown (the number of seconds inbetween each attack.)-

Whatever you want.

Attack 2- Same setting options as 1, usually used if you want air and ground

attacks to be different.

:fp:Combat - Targeted As- Structure (IMPORTANT!)

Movement- All movement options should be set to 0, unless you want your

structure to move... :thumbs_down:

Pathing - AI Placement Radius- 15

Pathing - AI Placement Type- General

Pathing - Collision Size- 72

Pathing - Map- Arcane Tower

Stats - Build Time- How long this building will take to finish.

Stats - Can Be Built On- False (Unless you want this tower to be able to be

built on top of by other buildings.):thumbs_down:

Stats - Can Build On- False (Unless you want this tower to be built on

other buildings.):thumbs_down:

Stats- Can Flee- False (Unless you want this tower to run away.):thumbs_down:

:fp:Stats - Is a Building- True (IMPORTANT!)

Techtree - Requirements- Any buildings that need to be built before this

building can be constructed.

Created By: -Prodigy- :infl_thumbs_up:
Level 4
Dec 14, 2007
Archian said:
Latest Update: 05-02-2008

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No your not. lol you should read the README BEFORE POSTING