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File Listing: Custom item descriptions with ASCII images!
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2015, 02:49:19 am
First Created: Jan 19, 2015, 03:40:29 am
File version: 5.1 beta
For DF version: 0.40.24
Downloads: 322 (406) Size: 146.3 KB
Views: 2,188 (2,621) Type: ZIP
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Description
Shows vast amount of useful information on item view screen. Armor and weapon properties, important material stats, you can even add your own custom description for any kind of item or material! Also spports moddable ASCII images for every creature and item in the game.


Easy and user-friendly - does not need to be manually activated every time, works in fortress and adventure modes. Custom descriptions are just .txt files and can be easily edited.


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Requirements:
DFHack

Installation:
  1. unzip downloaded archive and place nb_item_info.lua in your Dwarf Fortress/hack/scripts folder
  2. add nb_item_info somewhere to your dfhack.init file
  3. copy item_descriptions and ascii_images folders into Dwarf Fortress/raw or Dwarf Fortress/data/save/<saved_world>/raw directory

Tested with DFHack 0.40.24-r1 on Windows

Changelog:

5.1 beta
Added new ascii art format, reads df tile indexes and draws pictures with appropriate tiles
Celsius temperature is now displayed along with Urist scale. Degree sign added.
Material variables displayed only for certain item types now.

4.2 beta
Help added (type "nb_item_info help")

4.1 beta
Minor change, mac and linux compatability fix.

4.0 beta
ASCII images added for testing.
Item description in adventure mode shows base value of the item.

3.2
Debug mode added. Type "nb_item_info debug" to launch script in debug mode. Prints custom descriptions required file path.

3.1
Fixed the bug that caused error on reaction class check

3.0
Custom descriptions for materials, and groups of materials. Updated the code. description modding is more detailed now.

2.0
Now suppots custom descriptions. You can manually add them as .txt files in item_description folder
Description examples and instructions included

1.4
Fixed bug caused script stop working if it was called when world is not loaded

1.3
Code update (performance). credit to Putnam

1.2
Changed elasticity description

1.1
Added more information about plant products: extracts, booze, thread
Seeds now show plant's growth duration
There are now percentages near material strength numbers showing that number relation to Iron

1.0

Initial Release

This script is part of Natural Balance mod.
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