View Full Version : Oneliner for npcs

01-09-2008, 06:17 AM

Some npcs say a oneliner if one iniciates a conversation. Where is that implemented and how do I find the StrngResRef number?

Thanks and take care

01-09-2008, 08:28 AM
Hey there. Dialogs are set in the conversation field of the NPC's .utc file. To have an NPC with just one line to say, you'd create a new dialog file for them with just the one node on it.

As for the StrRef number, you can look at a current dialog file and find the one you want or look through the dialog.tlk file which show's all StrRef's.

If you are creating a custome NPC and Dialog, just enter -1 for the StrRef and then you can type whatever you wish.

I hope this helps you out.

Kind Regards

01-09-2008, 08:42 AM
Ahm, actually not. I think I did not make myself clear. I mean the oneliners which show up in a blue (?) box if one clicks on the npc. Its not that one can start a conversation with that npc, its just a comment or statement he or she does and that is all.

Thanks and take care

01-09-2008, 09:03 AM
Well, when you just create the one node like Deadly Stream explained, it automatically shows up into that blue box instead of the normal conversation screen.

01-09-2008, 09:50 AM
One learns more every day!

Thanks both of you!