tAPI [Discontinued] tAPI - A Mod To Make Mods

Discussion in 'Released' started by Yoraiz0r, Oct 14, 2014.

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  1. 11770

    11770 Terrarian

    i haven't read all 235 pages of the thread but why was this discontinued?, and if was due to lack of time couldn't some1 else update it?

    as i noticed that people say the others use different file types so any Tapi mods don't work with the ones still being updated
     
  2. Solo-Ion

    Solo-Ion Dungeon Spirit

    tAPI was discontinued because of the 1.3 update of Terraria. They've moved development to Prism, a new modding API for 1.3, and someone else is working on tModLoader, another modding API for 1.3.

    I don't know about Prosm, but you can find tModLoader Here.
     
  3. Has anyone been able to launch tapi since the 1.3 update?
     
  4. Solo-Ion

    Solo-Ion Dungeon Spirit

    Yes, but only those who had a backup of the content folder for 1.2. Try Prism or tModLoader, which are almost at the same level tAPI was.
     
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  5. YES! i got tapi to work now but what is this error?
    >>> Singleplayer: 08:48:29 <<<
    System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException: No key "ThoriumMod:TerrariumSageStaff" found
    at WrapperDictionary`2.get_Item(TKey key)
    at ThoriumMod.MPlayer.ModifyDrawLayerList(List`1 list)
    at Hooks.Call(Action`1[] ts, A a)
    at Main.DrawPlayer(Player drawPlayer, Vector2 Position, Single rotation, Vector2 rotationOrigin, Single shadow = 0)
    at MenuButtonDrawPlayer.Draw(SpriteBatch SP, Boolean mouseOver)
    at MenuPage.Draw(SpriteBatch SP)
    at Menu.DrawMenu()
    at Main.Draw(GameTime gameTime)

    Mods used:
    MetroidMod (Metroid Mod 2.0 Beta by Scooterboot9697)
    ThoriumMod (Thorium Mod null by DivermanSam
     
  6. Solo-Ion

    Solo-Ion Dungeon Spirit

    It means that there's something wrong with the Thorium mod. When someone posts an error about a mod, it's almost always Thorium. Either find a different version of Thorium, or disable it entirely.

    Or wait for the mod creator to update to tModLoader.
     
  7. ok all other mods work tho ;)
     
  8. pat1231

    pat1231 Spazmatism

    a real dumb question: could some modder pack all the stuff of 1.3 into a mod for tapi 1.2.4.1? XD
     
  9. Kazzymodus

    Kazzymodus Lunatic Cultist

    Considering it took Re-Logic more than a year, no, not really.
     
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  10. WolfHero

    WolfHero Official Terrarian

    Plus, by the time that mod is created and it's ready for downloading, 1.3 will have the most insane mod support imaginable so it'd be pointless.
    ... Also, we'd have flying cars and human wings.
     
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  11. taterthot

    taterthot Terrarian

    I need some help... I'm trying to make a tapi r16 mod, but i cant find a tutorial anywhere. Ive had lots of tconfig experience, so i know how basic items work, but im mostly confused about guns, mobs, and bosses. If anyone could point out some up to date tutorials, that would be very helpful :joy:
     
  12. Sin Costan

    Sin Costan Eye of Cthulhu

    tAPI is sort of outdated, it is tModLoader now. But if you need a tutorial, just go through general discussions and look for Berberborscing's missing guide.
     
  13. taterthot

    taterthot Terrarian

    Okay, Ill look at the guide. Thanks :)
     
  14. Sin Costan

    Sin Costan Eye of Cthulhu

    Oops, ots not "missing" it's modding... My phone is not that great for typing help.
     
  15. taterthot

    taterthot Terrarian

    Okay :D
    --- Double Post Merged, Apr 2, 2016, Original Post Date: Apr 2, 2016 ---
    One question... I searched it up, but didnt find it...
     
  16. Sin Costan

    Sin Costan Eye of Cthulhu

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  17. taterthot

    taterthot Terrarian

  18. taterthot

    taterthot Terrarian

    Is there any way to rebuild mods, like in tConfig? I want to be able to play mods such as Necro and GRealm, which are for r15, in r16, so I can play them with the r16 Thorium mod.
     
  19. Lolkat

    Lolkat Skeletron Prime

    I think you can open up compiled tAPI mods with programs like WinRAR and 7-Zip and extract the files from them, then rebuild in the compiler
     
  20. primalredemption

    primalredemption Terrarian

    Hi guys, I am totally confused about the whole tAPI/Game launcher/steam/mod interaction. I would appreciate it if someone could walk me step by step how to play Omnir's Nostalgia Pack. talk to me like im a toddler or a complete idiot because I am extremely confused about everything.

    So, to begin, I am assuming Omnir's Nos pack can *only* be played through tAPI. Is this true?
    And tAPI only runs with version 1.2.4.1, is this also true?

    If so, is there any way to set up game launcher so that it can run tAPI in a way that also makes tAPI load 1.2.4.1 on my system?

    For the record, I currently have the latest up to date Steam version of Terraria. However I also have 1.2.4.1 in another file location that I use to play with my friend offline.

    I am totally confused and bewildered and feel like there are literally 30 file locations on my computer just for Terraria. It's insane. can anyone please walk me through step by step like im a total idiot who has never seen a computer before. Thanks
     
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