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CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« on: May 12, 2019, 11:10:13 PM »
Hi, all.

Back in the live days I spent several of my playing years compiling and writing a complete guide, first for binds, then for macros, emotes and more.

With our Cities back, I couldn't help but spend my free time this week updating the Guide. It's now 75 pages of carefully compiled, checked and annotated information, and covers binds, macros, emotes, window configuration, UI customization and more. I know there's a ton of resources out there, old and new, but I don't think any of them come close to this book in scale.

Get yours now at www.dgath.com/coh/.

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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 07:03:42 PM »
Significant updates over the last week or so - fixed many small errors, corrected updated info, finally included all the costume change emote info and many other things.

v2.55 may be approaching a final update until there are significant game changes.
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2019, 01:58:50 AM »
Updates to v2.56 include complete info on customizing the Attribute Monitor window and a few new cool binds.
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2019, 12:50:56 PM »
Wow, just WOW, this looks like a gargantuan effort and labor of love and you better believe it's now got another home on my PC and tablet. Bookmarked your website as well, and I'll be sure to point some heroes and villains toward it!

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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2019, 12:56:00 PM »
Somehow, even though I've posted here nearly daily since the shutdown.... the news that the game is even back, escaped me.

Too much RL drama I guess.

Just wanted to pop in and say... yum.

Here are two of the most powerful binds in the game, from this guide.

/insp_combine inspname1 inspname2

/inspexec_name inspname
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2019, 07:57:07 PM »
You've also missed a lot of real life game drama!


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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2019, 01:30:17 PM »
I think it's an innate ability I have to be the last person to know what is going on all around me.
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2019, 09:02:14 PM »
This is an amazing compilation, Shenanigunner!  Thanks for sharing it with us.  :)

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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2019, 10:07:57 PM »
*bows* Thanks for all the kind words.

v2.57 up, much more material and some needed rewriting and cleanup.
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2019, 01:52:53 PM »
*cheer*  : )
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2019, 11:24:00 PM »
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/build_save Save current character build to BUILD.TXT file.

So, what is this saving exactly? I'll likely test later, but just asking in case I'm still confused. And for the follow-up Q, does the reverse work?
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2019, 02:01:38 AM »
Not a clue on /build_save or a putative /build_load. I'll put it on the list to poke at, but any info certainly welcome.
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2019, 12:06:53 AM »
Not a clue on /build_save or a putative /build_load. I'll put it on the list to poke at, but any info certainly welcome.

/build_save outputs a mids like alt build

I'm guessing this is where mids gets its data from! You'll notice though that it's not as elaborate.

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Pyromethious: Level 18 Mutation Class_Controller

Character Profile:
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Level 1: Inherent Inherent Brawl
Mutation_Magic_Accuracy (16)
Level 1: Inherent Inherent prestige_DVD_Glidep
EMPTY
Level 1: Inherent Inherent Sprint
Generic_Run (15)
Level 2: Inherent Inherent Rest
Generic_Recharge (15+1)
Level 1: Inherent Inherent prestige_generic_Sprintp
EMPTY
Level 1: Inherent Inherent prestige_BestBuy_Sprintp
EMPTY
Level 1: Inherent Inherent prestige_EB_Sprintp
EMPTY
Level 1: Inherent Inherent prestige_Gamestop_Sprintp
EMPTY
Level 2: Inherent Fitness Swift
Mutation_Magic_Run (12)
Level 2: Inherent Fitness Hurdle
Generic_Jump (15+1)
Level 2: Inherent Fitness Health
Mutation_Magic_Heal (10)
Mutation_Magic_Heal (11)
Generic_Heal (17)
Level 2: Inherent Fitness Stamina
Mutation_Magic_Recovery (12)
Generic_Recovery (15+1)
Generic_Recovery (20)
Level 1: Controller_Control Fire_Control Ring_of_Fire
Generic_Accuracy (15)
Generic_Clockwork_Efficiency (1)
Mutation_Magic_Endurance_Discount (15+1)
Level 2: Controller_Control Fire_Control Soot
Generic_Might_of_the_Empire (1)
Crafted_Accuracy (15)
Crafted_Endurance_Discount (15)
Level 4: Controller_Control Fire_Control Fire_Cages
Generic_Resistance_Tactics (1)
Generic_Accuracy (15+1)
Mutation_Magic_Endurance_Discount (16)
Level 8: Controller_Control Fire_Control Smoke
Generic_ToHit_DeBuff (15+1)
Generic_Accuracy (15+1)
Level 12: Controller_Control Fire_Control Hot_Feet
Generic_Accuracy (15)
Generic_Syndicate_Techniques (1)
Level 14: Controller_Control Fire_Control Flashfire
Mutation_Science_Accuracy (12)
Generic_Will_of_the_Seers (1)
Level 18: Controller_Control Fire_Control Cinders
EMPTY
Level 1: Controller_Buff Empathy Siphon_Energy
Mutation_Science_Heal (14+1)
Generic_Recharge (15+1)
Level 16: Controller_Buff Empathy Resurrect
Generic_Recharge (20)
Level 6: Pool Speed Hasten
Crafted_Recharge (15)
Mutation_Magic_Recharge (15)
Mutation_Magic_Recharge (13)
Level 10: Pool Flight Fly
Crafted_Fly (15)
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2019, 12:17:39 AM »
OH, it saves it in: [TequillaGameFolder]\[GlobalName]\Builds  and gives it the name "build.txt". I'm assuming that it should give it a custom name if you were to provide a name after the command. I have some testing to do real quick!

EDIT: "/build_load" fails as I kind of expected. It's probably an internal command to load character data from the database IF it even exists.

Just tested giving a name:

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Usage:build_save takes 0 args, you gave 1.
Saves current character build to <ACCOUNT DIR>/Builds/build.txt.
build_save
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2019, 12:21:39 AM »
Just imported it into the last unmodded Pines/Mids app. It gave a buttload of "IDK what this power is" errors and filled the remainder like this:

Hero Plan by Mids' Hero Designer 1.962
http://www.cohplanner.com/

Click this DataLink to open the build!

Pyromethious: Level 50 Mutation Controller
Primary Power Set: Fire Control
Secondary Power Set: Empathy
Power Pool: Speed
Power Pool: Flight

Hero Profile:
Level 1: Ring of Fire
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 1: Healing Aura
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 2: Char
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 4: Fire Cages
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 6: Hasten
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 8: Smoke
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 10: Fly
  • (A) Empty
Level 12: Hot Feet
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 14: Flashfire
  • (A) Empty
  • (50) Empty
Level 16: Resurrect
  • (A) Empty
Level 18: Cinders
  • (A) Empty
Level 20: [Empty]
Level 22: [Empty]
Level 24: [Empty]
Level 26: [Empty]
Level 28: [Empty]
Level 30: [Empty]
Level 32: [Empty]
Level 35: [Empty]
Level 38: [Empty]
Level 41: [Empty]
Level 44: [Empty]
Level 47: [Empty]
Level 49: [Empty]
Level 1: Brawl
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Containment
Level 1: Prestige Power Dash
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Prestige Power Slide
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Prestige Power Quick
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Prestige Power Rush
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Prestige Power Surge
  • (A) Empty
Level 1: Sprint
  • (A) Empty
Level 2: Rest
  • (A) Empty
Level 4: Ninja Run
Level 2: Swift
  • (A) Empty
Level 2: Health
  • (A) Empty
Level 2: Hurdle
  • (A) Empty
Level 2: Stamina
  • (A) Empty
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2019, 12:38:03 AM »
Does the BUILD.TXT file show up as an option in Character Creator? Must check...
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Re: CoH/CoV Technical Reference Guide - now updated for 2019!
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2019, 10:43:36 PM »
Does the BUILD.TXT file show up as an option in Character Creator? Must check...

Unless you're talking backend, then I doubt it considering it has nothing to do with character creation. It's more about what your power choice and slotting was at the time.
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