NewCombat Script

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Technical Details

Initial Context: Pick
Alternate Context: None
Fields Finalized? No

The Integrate script utilizes the following special symbols:

-None- There are no special symbols for a NewCombat script.

Description

The NewCombat script is invoked whenever the user triggers the start of a new combat within the Tactical Console. Prior to the actual transition into combat mode, this script is applied to each actor. When invoked, the NewCombat script starts with the "actor" pick of each actor in the combat as its initial context (non-combatants are ignored). This allows the author to reset state for each actor prior to the new combat.

Example

In various game systems, there is the notion of "waiting" or "holding an action". This state will persist for each actor after combat ends, so it needs to be reset at the start of combat.

herofield[acAbandon].value = 0