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Amnesia Custom Story Help!
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tigerlillymaya13 Offline
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Amnesia Custom Story Help!

I got level editor to work, however, when it comes time to test my own custom story it will not show up on the main Amnesia game. The other custom stories that I have downloaded show up, but not mine. I swear I have all the right folders...but I must doing something wrong. Help!
(This post was last modified: 09-19-2017 05:26 PM by tigerlillymaya13.)
09-19-2017 05:23 PM
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Romulator Offline
G'day mate! :3

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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

Have you got a custom_story_settings.cfg file in your custom story's folder?

https://wiki.frictionalgames.com/hpl2/am...stom_story

Also, for testing your custom story, consider trying out Amnesia's Developer Environment. It grants you a few more extra settings such as a quick way to reload your map, debug messaging and current information on the map.

https://wiki.frictionalgames.com/hpl2/am...evenvguide

(P.S., this should be in Amnesia's Development Support subforum. Moving~ )

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(This post was last modified: 09-19-2017 06:12 PM by Romulator.)
09-19-2017 06:08 PM
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tigerlillymaya13 Offline
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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

So I did what the website said and created a new profile with the name they said, but the file has nothing in it. Can I just copy and paste the files into that folder or do I have do something else?
(This post was last modified: 09-19-2017 07:20 PM by tigerlillymaya13.)
09-19-2017 06:32 PM
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Romulator Offline
G'day mate! :3

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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

Post your custom_story_settings.cfg contents here; there may be an error with it. All that's required to make your mod show up in the Custom Stories list is that .cfg and one map.

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09-20-2017 02:54 AM
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tigerlillymaya13 Offline
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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

<Main
Name = "Deadly Secrets "
Author = "Tigerlillymaya"

MapsFolder ="maps/"
StartMap = "01.bedroom"
StartPos = "playerstartarea_1"
/>
This is what I have for that folder.
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09-20-2017 04:55 PM
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Neelke Offline
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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

I highly recommend not using dots for naming your maps, as the engines can confuse it for a file type. Maybe rename your level to something such as "01_bedroom" or "01bedroom".

Also, I am not sure if this makes a significant difference but end the level name inside the .cfg file with "01_bedroom.map", so the outcome is StartMap = "01_bedroom.map".

Derp.
(This post was last modified: 09-20-2017 08:17 PM by Neelke.)
09-20-2017 08:16 PM
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tigerlillymaya13 Offline
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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

<Main
Name = "Deadly Secrets "
Author = "Tigerlillymaya"

MapsFolder ="maps/"
StartMap = "01bedroom.map"
StartPos = "playerstartarea_1"
/>
Is that what you meant?
(This post was last modified: 09-20-2017 08:35 PM by tigerlillymaya13.)
09-20-2017 08:21 PM
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tigerlillymaya13 Offline
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RE: Amnesia Custom Story Help!

Ok I solved one problem and that was getting the dev_user folder to work right. I had to reinstall the game and then it worked. I still can't get the custom story to show up but I am making progress any suggestions?
09-21-2017 05:41 PM
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