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Offline The Arcanamach

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Are there any good books that will help noober modders?
« on: September 03, 2008, 02:42:40 PM »
Im wondering if there are any good books out there that will assist newbies learn how to code.  I know there are some good tutorials on the web but any available resource would be helpful.  Hell, I dont even know what type of coding the Infinity Engine uses.

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Re: Are there any good books that will help noober modders?
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2008, 05:21:16 PM »
I believe the game's source code is C or C++. The type of coding that we modders see may be a variation of it. No come to think of it, it's their own in house scripting. But its rather simple compared to actaul computer languages and scripting like JavaScript. The script blocks are simple

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IF
 (This condition/s is true)
THEN
   RESPONSE
   (Do this)
END

conditions.
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Re: Are there any good books that will help noober modders?
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2011, 04:19:54 AM »
Ok, since I started this little thread about a century ago I will post my questions here  ::)

First, I seem to recall reading in a forum somewhere that a new modder needs to get 'an official' prefix so his/her mods are less likely to conflict with others.  How is this done?  Is there a list of 'used' prefixes available so I can ensure that mine isnt taken?

Also, how does one go about getting a site such as this to host your mod.  What are the criteria?  Are some types of mods better at certain sites?  I know a site needs to be good to nOObers like me  :whistle: