Putting Text on moving events

notmexicanjose

Villager
Member
Joined
Nov 2, 2016
Messages
19
Reaction score
3
First Language
Filipino
Primarily Uses
OK. So, I have an event with a move route that goes up and down and I want to make the said event say something or show a text when I press the action button without facing me or changing its move route. I imagine it would look like the player is listening or eavesdropping on the event.


I don't know how to do it as the event is in parallel process and can't be interacted with at the moment. This is a test project so I'm free to mess around with it.


I also read something that solves this but it removes the move route and replaces it with random movements, which I don't want.


Thank you.

Event.png
 

notmexicanjose

Villager
Member
Joined
Nov 2, 2016
Messages
19
Reaction score
3
First Language
Filipino
Primarily Uses
Probably not the solution you're looking for, but this seems like something that could be well implemented with Yanfly's Gab window plugin


http://yanfly.moe/2015/12/18/yep-46-gab-window/
Those are good plugins. I might try it sometimes, but I'm looking for a solution that will open a text when I actually try to press the action button while they are doing their move routes. Thanks anyways.
 

TheTsunaru

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 23, 2015
Messages
142
Reaction score
86
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
Probably not the solution you're looking for, but this seems like something that could be well implemented with Yanfly's Gab window plugin


http://yanfly.moe/2015/12/18/yep-46-gab-window/
Not to mention that's an MV plugin and OP is using VX Ace according to the section we're in :p


This doesn't require a plugin or script of any sorts though, its fairly simple to do.


First, take off parallel process, you don't need it. Just set it to Action Button or Player/Event touch. It doesn't really matter which. Instead, go under Autonomous Movement, set it to custom, click on the Move Route button and put the movement route you have in there, while removing it from the contents. Basically you want nothing inside the event,


Next, create a new event in one of the squares right beside the NPC. Leave it as a blank image, have its priority set to Below Characters, and its trigger to Action Button (Alternatively, you could set it to player touch and it will trigger as soon as the player walks on it rather than having to enter an input first.). Put all the dialogue you wish for the NPC to say into this invisible event. Because you're talking to it and not the NPC, it wont end up affecting the NPC's movement route, and he'll continue walking along while you go through his dialogue.


Lastly, copy this blank event and paste it into all the squares that are adjacent to his movement route. So for this particular movement route, you would place it like so

movement.png
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Bex

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Aug 2, 2013
Messages
1,492
Reaction score
408
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMMV
Like he said Eventpage on Event Touch or Action Button.


In autonomous moveroute you need to activate and deactivate the direction fix after and before every turn in the moveroute.


Thatway the event will not turn into the direction it got activated from.


Dont mark skip if cannot move, thatway the event continous its moveroute even when blocked by the player until player moves away.


if not blocked by player it should continue its moveroute.(else i know workaround for that)


On the Eventpage just Activate 1 Switch


Switch is condition for paralell common event or another map event, which includes your textbox maybe a 30 to 60 frames wait and than turn switch off.


the wait is so the player does not activate the event several times while trying to click away the textbox atleast  in theory :) not tested.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

I FINALLY DID IT! 5 years making my very first game and I just officially released it on STEAM..... OMG..... I can say I finished a game! The feelings!!!!!
Stream will be live shortly! I am going to be playing some Among Us! Feel free to drop by!
Ami
tv program always get the ratings (it's the reason why drama series has 1000+ episode),also full and nonsense of censorship (weird blur, a scene getting cut because the unconvenient viewer,but it unconvenient to me either. you never see what the original is)

i know the reason is to take cover the viewer from the negative thing,but i just laughing and mocking of them that they're always suck :guffaw:
Star Chart Idea - Just something I am working on.
My sister learned spanish the old fashioned way and saw my way of conjugating. I don't use the formal method and just wing it. I thought her heart might explode. Apparently, different words use different endings. Weird part is even though I never learned the difference, I still can tell when the endings "look wrong".

Forum statistics

Threads
104,456
Messages
1,006,411
Members
135,964
Latest member
Musixim
Top