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WA EDITOR UPDATES (LATEST V10.1.0 OUT)

Post by Aryan » Fri May 03, 2019 12:30 pm

The Official WA Editor Update Thread
So with the release of WA Editor as open source and the OpenWA repositary, here we have our releases of WA Editor!
We'll be frequently releases major overhauls for editor (basically on per-month basis), with many new features and fixes, so subscribe to this topic now to get notifications of updates! And plus, the WA Editor will also be frequently updated with new updates to editor!

I. WA Editor Current Stable Release Version
The current stable release version is v10.1.0.

A. Download and Installation
Download: https://archive.zbots.space/WAE/WA_Editor_Update.zip
Installation: Follow the instructions in how_to_install.txt in the zip file.

B. A Guide to New Features
WA Editor now has many new features, see here to know how to use them: viewtopic.php?f=34&t=27852

C. Changes
Here's a list of changes made in our current version!

1. Features
  • Custom Bordered Background Support
  • Magic Dischargers that remove magics of specific types
  • Many new commands (see manual)
  • Support for unpacking wa2 files with conversion of Red magic to Rainbow Magic and NPC glasses
  • Sorting of custom adventures by creator names and tag names
  • Support for png, tga and dds textures with transparency
  • Support for Widescreen resolutions and some extra options related to that
  • Support for Official building and compiling of hubs
  • Some new objects like Prisms and Blink Barrels
  • Support for *.x and *.b3d models
  • Custom Content Compiling
2. Improvements
  • Fixed lag in latest versions of Windows 10 and Wine in Linux/Mac
  • Huge number of very notorious bugs fixed (see ’changelog.txt‘)
  • Fixed too much rendering of triangles in text causing slowdowns and MAVs (mostly in Adventure select screen)
  • Fixed improper render tweening that makes game a bit jerky on some computers
  • Restored Null Magic to its original functionality
  • Fixed a number of bugs with Barrel Magic and Prisms
  • Improvements and additions to particle system for gloves
  • Improvements and additions to Glove Icons
  • Changed appearance of rainbow magic
  • Improvements and changes made to Editor UI
  • New Settings screen in editor
  • Editor now loads with 32-colours depth
3. Changes made from starting

Code: Select all

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Changelog:
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Post-OpenWA Releases
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v10.1.0
This is the exact copy of OLD v3.05 just with version changed to v10.1.0 
(see Pre-OpenWA Releases below)


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Pre-OpenWA Releases
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v3.01 (OLD)
-fixed 1809 lag and Wine Lag
-fixed corrupted profile bug
-added two general commands in ActivateCommand() function
-added Bounce magic in ControlSpellball() function
-added Talkable objects - code in ControlPlayerInGame(), OccupyObjectTile(), VacateObjectTile(), ControlObjects() object type 472
-fixed profile explode bug
-fixed stars background in adventure title screen when you launch any adventure from custom adventure select screen
-fixed strange cube in hub load and save load screens
-secret code changed, view credits to know more

v3.02 (OLD)
MERGE: added HumanGamer's mod
-talkable objects are now considered as NPCs and can move
-Null magic charges show different particle movements
-Colour adjuster in GloveCharge can now select Bounce magic and White Magic
-animated Rainbow Magic glovecharge in editor

v3.03  (OLD)
MERGE: added ALEXALEX976's widescreen mod
-added widescreen mod (ALEXALEX976)
-added support for bmp and png textures with transparency
-fixed "Couldn't load texture" bug for custom textures that does not exist
-object textures specified even with unofficial method are also visible!
-fixed jungle temple background in wonderfalls texture bug 

v3.04  (OLD)
MERGE: added ALEXALEX976's hub builder, custom glyph etc mod
MERGE: added Sammy_Bro's Barrel Magic and Prisms mod
-added custom maps (ALEXALEX976)
-added support for custom glyph and shard locations (ALEXALEX976)
-added test mode for adventures (ALEXALEX976)
-added logo support for custom hubs, just place wonderlandadventures.bmp in custom\hubs\yourhubname or in custom\editing\hubs\yourhubname and the hub builder will copy it to custom\hubs\yourhubname (ALEXALEX976)
-added blink barrels and prisms (Sammy_Bro)
-added new command 17 that changes level tile logic
-fixed function ChangeIntAccrossLevels (ALEXALEX976)
-changed Version Text in main menu, added some commented code
-added hub builder (ALEXALEX976)
-adventure and hub compiling with custom content
-fixed minor editor bug where the More adjusters button was not updated when grabbing objects
-data4 of general command 4 was originally intended to change any property of object across the levels (positive for adventures and negative for hubs) however it didn't worked in vanilla version for some reason. This is now fixed!

v3.05  (OLD, was actually in OpenWA but still considered as Pre-OpenWA)
-added LevelEdgeStyle 2 and 3 (border) (ALEXALEX976)
-added anti-magic
-fixed cmd 22
-fixed menu texts using large amount of triangles (MNIK)
-fixed improper render tweening
-restored Null Magic to its original functionality
-fixed a number of bugs with Barrel Magic and Prisms
-added new command 18 that changes object tile logic, data1 and data2 are X and Y coordinates and data3 is the object tile logic, this must be in power of two (e.g. it can be 2^0 + 2^1 = 3 and so on)
-added support for unpacking wa2 files with conversion of Red magic to Rainbow Magic and NPC glasses.
-added sorting of custom adventures by creator names and tag names
-particle system now supports coloring individual particles without a new texture for each color.
-made magic use the new particle color system
-made glove icons automatically get colored to the appropriate magic without extra textures
-reorganized magic code to be much easier to work with
  - Editing code for the color changes it in both the editor and player now
  - Split magic code into multiple functions
  - Put non-core magic code into it's own files
-changed appearance of rainbow magic
-moved shared code into it's own folder
-added separate file for utils
-implemented auto-copying of custom content
-implemented settings screen with four options
  - switching between fullscreen and windowed modes
  - switching between new and old editor ui
  - switching between new and old level formats
  - switching between compile custom content by default or not
-added support for *.png, *.tga and *.dds textures and fixed transparency issue (by Pawelec)
-added support for *.x and *.b3d models
-editor now loads with 32-bit colours
-changed locations of new assets
-finalizing the new version v3.05

Note: v10.01, v10.02, v10.03, v10.04 and v10.05 are respectively the "open-sourced" versions of v3.01, v3.02, v3.03, v3.04 and v3.05. These are NOT to be confused with post-OpenWA versions like v10.1.0.

II. WA Editor Beta Versions
Wanna try the pre-release builds, go here: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=27861

III. Credits
HumanGamer for
- creating WonderPlus compatibility
- making the WonderTeam on GitLab

Alex for
-adding commands 14 and 15
-widescreen support
-adding 2 new value at the end of master.dat and wlv
-adding test mode for testing adventures
-adding custom maps support
-adding custom commands for shards and glyphs
-adding logo support for custom hubs, just place wonderlandadventures.bmp in custom\hubs\yourhubname or in custom\editing\hubs\yourhubname and the hub builder will copy it to custom\hubs\yourhubname

Sammy_Bro for
-adding Barrel Magic
-adding Prisms

MNIK for
-fixing MAV in adventure select screen and incorrect triangle rendering bug

Qloof234 for
-splitting up big files

StinkerSquad01 for
-initially creating OpenWA repositary
-some tweaks in code

Enjoy!
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Re: WA Editor v3.02 Update

Post by samuelthx » Thu May 09, 2019 10:42 am

Aryan wrote:-added two more new commands: Command 14 changes magic and Command 15 gives magic
Isn’t CMD 14 supposed to change music?
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Re: WA Editor v3.02 Update

Post by Aryan » Thu May 09, 2019 4:58 pm

samuelthx wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 10:42 am
Aryan wrote:-added two more new commands: Command 14 changes magic and Command 15 gives magic
Isn’t CMD 14 supposed to change music?
I'm sorry but I can't understand what you mean?

There were no commands 14 and 15 in vanilla version of editor. If you mean a command that was there to do some change in music in vanilla version, then it would be command 12 which modifies pitch and volume of currently playing music. There was no such command in vanilla version that would change music.

Command 14 and 15 were added by Alex, these commands change the musics and magics of current levels.

Command 14 changes the music. Data1 is the number of .Ogg file to have the music changed. For eg, if you put Data1 as 8 then the music will be switched to 8.ogg I.e jungle music.

Command 15 gives magic to player with Data1 as number of magic as it appears in editor. Set 0 for Floing, 1 for Pow, 2 for Pop and so on.
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Re: WA Editor v3.02 Update

Post by PhoenixBlaze » Thu May 09, 2019 5:11 pm

In the original post you said command 14 in the update changed magic instead of music. That's what samuelthx was confused about.
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Re: WA Editor v3.02 Update

Post by Aryan » Fri May 10, 2019 1:13 am

Ooooh!

Must have been a typing mistake, sorry!
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Re: WA Editor v3.03 Update

Post by Aryan » Sun May 12, 2019 4:53 pm

WA EDITOR UPDATED TO V3.03

NOW FEATURING OFFICIAL SUPPORT FOR BMP AND PNG OBJECT TEXTURES WITH TRANSPARENCY!

How to use?
Simple. Now the editor requires you to enter filename plus extension. So for using "blueduck.png" type "blueduck.png" in place of Default in objects of custom model category and it will translate it to "UserData\Custom\Objecttextures\blueduck.png"

See main post for complete list of changes.
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by Aryan » Sun May 19, 2019 2:54 pm

WA EDITOR UPDATED TO V3.04!

FEATURES ADDED:

1. NEW TEST MODE FOR ADVENTURES:When you are on the master screen press Ctrl+T or SAVE+TEST and you can immediately play your adventure! No more need to compile, get past the menus etc. anymore when testing adventures! :)
Also when you abort/exit/complete the adventure you will go back to the editor master screen of that adventure.

2. ADDED A HUB BUILDER: Yes, you can finally create hubs using the editor! :D I will write details later about this mode.

3. ADDED LOGO SUPPORT FOR CUSTOM HUBS: Just place wonderlandadventures.bmp in custom\hubs\yourhubname or in custom\editing\hubs\yourhubname and the hub builder will copy it to custom\hubs\yourhubname

4. ADDED BARREL MAGIC AND PRISMS: See new adventures on how to use them! Special thanks to Sammy_Bro (also known as micman) for adding these new gameplay elements!

5. ADDED NEW GENERAL COMMAND: Command 17 now changes tile logic. Data1 and Data2 are the X and Y coordinates of the tile respectively and Data3 is the tile logic you want it changed to. I'll write a list of supported values later.

6. ADDED SUPPORT FOR CUSTOM MAPS: For maps, you need nine files, mappiece0.bmp texture for slot when current map is not collected and mappiece1.bmp to mappiece8.bmp for each map slot. Place them in UserData\Custom\Maps\[NAME] folder. Now in editor Advanced Options, type [NAME] in Map field and the game will read those files...
See the UserData\Custom\Maps\Fire Island if you don't understand what i mean

7. ADDED SUPPORT FOR CUSTOM GLYPH AND SHARD COMMANDS: View editor "Advanced Options" by clicking in Adv. Options and you'll see that you can add specific general command for each shard and glyph. 0 is for Red Shard, 1 is for Orange Shard, 2 is for Yellow Shard and so on.
Similarly, for glyphs, 0 is for Fire, 1is for Ice, 2 is for Time, 3 is for Friend and 4 is for Home glyphs.


FIXED BUGS:
-fixed minor editor bug where the More adjusters button was not updated when grabbing objects
-data4 of general command 4 was originally intended to change any property of object across the levels (positive for adventures and negative for hubs) however it didn't worked in vanilla version for some reason. This is now fixed!


See main post for credits and downloads! Along with that the credits in-game are also updated with the users who created the mods. Thank you again!
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by nasko222 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:41 pm

how to get the widescreen ?????
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by Aryan » Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:59 pm

nasko222 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:41 pm
how to get the widescreen ?????
Here are the steps: (make sure to install v3.04 first! BTW you should wait for a few days more before trying out this version as v3.05 is releasing soon with many bug fixes)
STEP 1: Head into your WA Editor folder (the directory in which you have installed WA Editor)
STEP 2: Open "UserData" folder
STEP 3: Find and delete the file "display.wdf"
STEP 4: Get back to WA Editor folder
STEP 5: Find and launch the player.exe file and click on the resolutions - after 1024x768x32 you must get widescreen resolutions like 1280x760x32, 1366x768x32, 1920x1080x32
STEP 6: Now click "Play!"
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by nasko222 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:16 am

yea i noticed some bugs. Some of them is with magic. Before we were able to place barrels over water. Also the zbot guardians don't make any sound when shooting
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by Aryan » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:05 pm

nasko222 wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:16 am
yea i noticed some bugs. Some of them is with magic. Before we were able to place barrels over water. Also the zbot guardians don't make any sound when shooting
Yea, all of them are already fixed. And v3.05 should be faster and smoother than older versions.

It should be released within a couple of days.
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Re: WA Editor v3.04 Update

Post by nasko222 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:31 pm

hey... I have problems. My pc freezes and crashes when using the editor.... It never crashed before and its new pc. I watch youtube songs while editing levels. Help ??? (OS: Windows 10 1803)
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Re: WA EDITOR UPDATES (LATEST V3.05 OUT)

Post by Aryan » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:02 pm

WA EDITOR UPDATED TO V3.05!

Yay! WA Editor is now updated to v3.05 with many new features and fixes!
Special thanks to the developers at WonderTeam for their extraordinary work at WA Editor which will keep us regularly updated with new features!

1. Features
  • Custom Bordered Background Support
  • Magic Dischargers that remove magics of specific types
  • New command 18 that changes object tile logic, data1 and data2 are X and Y coordinates and data3 is the object tile logic, this must be in power of two (e.g. it can be 2^0 + 2^1 = 3 and so on)
  • Support for unpacking wa2 files with conversion of Red magic to Rainbow Magic and NPC glasses
  • Sorting of custom adventures by creator names and tag names
  • Support for png, tga and dds textures with transparency
  • Support for *.x and *.b3d models
  • Custom Content Compiling
2. Improvements
  • Fixed too much rendering of triangles in text causing slowdowns and MAVs (mostly in Adventure select screen)
  • Fixed improper render tweening that makes game a bit jerky on some computers
  • Restored Null Magic to its original functionality
  • Fixed a number of bugs with Barrel Magic and Prisms
  • Improvements and additions to particle system for gloves
  • Improvements and additions to Glove Icons
  • Changed appearance of rainbow magic
  • Improvements and changes made to Editor UI
  • New Settings screen in editor
  • Editor now loads with 32-colours depth
3. Download and Install
Download the updates files from here: http://archive.zbots.space/WAE/WA_Editor_v305.zip
Unzip the file, and copy all stuff into your WA3E directory.

4. Bug Reports
Got a bug! Feel free to report here.

Hope you enjoy!
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Re: WA EDITOR UPDATES (LATEST V3.05 OUT)

Post by Aryan » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:39 pm

I have re-updated the zip file with the missing turret asset which caused "Couldn't load texture" error.

But I am surprised that I only got reports by two users on Discord, no reports about that here... looks like the forum is dead now. :(
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Re: WA EDITOR UPDATES (LATEST V10.1.0 OUT)

Post by Aryan » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:51 am

WA EDITOR VERSIONING SCHEME CHANGED!

So now, the versioning scheme of the WA Editor releases by OpenWA is changed, provided the drawbacks due to v3.0x releases of WA Editor versions. (Don't ask why it was used :twisted: )

1. New Versioning Scheme
Now the editor follows this versioning: 10.X.Y
where:
10 = constant number depicting OpenWA releases
X = incremented for every major feature upgrades
Y = incremented for every minor/major tweaks and fixes (quality updates)
If you want, you may also refer to future versions of WA Editor as OWA X.Y or simply OpenWA X.

For instance, if the current version is 10.2.4:
- 10 is the constant number which depicts the release is OpenWA open sourced release
- 2 is the number of the second major feature upgrade after 10.1.0
- 4 is the number denoting that the provided version is the fourth quality update made to the major feature upgrade 10.2

It may be said in posts in PCPuzzle/Discord as:
- OpenWA 2.4 release
- OpenWA 2 release
- OWA 2.4 release
- OWA 2 release
- WA3E 2.4 release
- WA3E 2 release
- And any other naming you like, but everybody should use that

2. WA Editor beta releases versioning scheme
Since we also have our Beta releases section for advanced users to try out the new features, the versioning scheme should not be different here too. And hence, the same versioning scheme will be followed as given above, but with small change.

Now the beta editor follows this versioning: 10.X.Y-BetaZ
where:
10 = constant number depicting OpenWA releases
X = incremented for every major feature upgrades
Y = incremented for every minor/major tweaks and fixes (quality updates)
Z = beta release number

For instance, the beta releases for feature upgrade 10.2.0 would be 10.2.0-Beta1, 10.2.0-Beta2 etc, and then when all is set the final official release version 10.2.0 would be released.
Similarly, beta releases for quality upgrade 10.2.4 would be 10.2.4-Beta1, 10.2.4-Beta2 etc, and then when all is set the final official release version 10.2.4 would be released.

3. WA Editor v10.1.0 release
We are now releasing our first WA Editor build with the new versioning scheme.
It is actually the clone of v3.05 just with version number upgraded to 10.1.0.
And hence, 10.1.0 should now be considered as the first official OpenWA editor build release.

I have also suffixed all "v3.0x" releases to "v3.0x (OLD)" so as to avoid confusions between new and old releases.
Also you might have noticed the "v10.0x" versions came up by me in Open Source forums, those were the "open-sourced" versions of their respective "v3.0x" releases and hence should NOT be confused with the new versioning scheme which starts from 10.1.0.

Hope you like this new versioning scheme!
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