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tAPI [Discontinued] tAPI - A Mod To Make Mods

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

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Reason: discontinued prior to 1.3 release
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  1. Stalker

    Stalker Terrarian

    Uh, i'll waiting this mod for tAPI it will be really cool.
    But i have some questions.
    ¿Does the content change or have some diferences if its launched for tAPI? Or will be same as TConfig.
    Maibe is hard to port from TConfig to tApia. Anyway, Nice work!
  2. Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
  3. berberborscing

    berberborscing Skeletron Prime

    As long as the item and it's image are in the same folder, it does not need the "texture" line.
    Put the image and JSON in the same place and remove the "texture" line and see if that works.
  4. Trogdor

    Trogdor Terrarian

    I hope people start updating for R11 cause for right now I'm :red:ed (I didn't have tAPI before they updated it)
  5. Arkhayla

    Arkhayla Terrarian

    There is a link to r10 in the OP
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  6. Sentinel-11235813

    Sentinel-11235813 Terrarian

    Hello. I followed the same tutorial and had the same issue. I solved it by adding a .cs file with the same name as the .json in the Items folder and a ModBase.cs (which I found off a TemplateMod and had to alter a little since tAPI must have changed since that was uploaded) in the main folder of the BasicItem Mod.

    On that note, I'm having some trouble with making a placeable item. My .json file seems to be fine, the mod compiles, I can see it in the crafting menu, but cannot place it after I craft it... Obviously I'm missing something and I get the feeling it might have something to do with the .cs file for the item. I would appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction (to a tutorial, or an example perhaps).

    Edit: Never mind. After some toying around I figured it out :dryadsmile:
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2014
  7. Trogdor

    Trogdor Terrarian

    im afraid i can't seem to find it on the original post if you could send me the link to the page on the original post that would be appreciated
  8. Sentinel-11235813

    Sentinel-11235813 Terrarian

    Are you looking for r10 for tAPI? On the original post there is a spoiler (Downloads Archive) in the downloads section for r11.
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  9. Trogdor

    Trogdor Terrarian

    I found it thank you
  10. Everest

    Everest Mechanic

    Try adding an empty cs file (for example, "Empty.cs") to your mod's folder and try to build again.
  11. chikai116

    chikai116 Terrarian

    The second one I cannot reproduce either.
    I turn off all Mod, the piggy crash happen every time I click LootAll, regardless the content inside, even nothing click LootAll will crash.
    I also heard that clicking LootAll will have a lot of "sound of receive an item"
  12. Redstorm

    Redstorm Terrarian

    You have to create .cs file for your item
  13. Nim

    Nim Steampunker

    Cant wait until the documentation is done :D
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  14. Arkamirade

    Arkamirade Skeletron Prime

    How would I do that? Thanks.
  15. Arkamirade

    Arkamirade Skeletron Prime

    Tryed both of these and the mod built itself, however in-game I can't craft the item that I coded. I created an empty .cs file called Empty.cs and it allowed me to build the mod, but as I said I couldn't craft the item. Any more ideas? Thanks.
  16. Redstorm

    Redstorm Terrarian

    Why i when create .cs file.I have crafted this item
    --- Double Post Merged, Oct 19, 2014 ---
    Example: Dark Sword.json,Dark Sword.cs,Dark Sword.png
  17. Arkamirade

    Arkamirade Skeletron Prime

    I've been spending months surfing the internet for tutorials and all I found was TheHuckleberryWill. I would also love to be pointed in the right direction too. I tryed what you said. The mod compiles, but ever since I got Tapi r11 it has come up with an error everytime I load it up or I reload mods. At first it was, to me, purely aesthetic. But now whenever I play a world with my mod, the game crashes. I'll attach some screenshots. If you wouldn't mind checking them out, then that would be helpful. Thanks!

    Attached Files:

  18. jordan

    jordan Skeletron

    Have you got a texture for Basic Element item?
  19. Arkamirade

    Arkamirade Skeletron Prime

    I do indeed. It's saved as a png with a colourless background, if that helps. 44 x 44 size, sorry for all the details but I'm keen to start modding and to do so I need to be able to make a basic item, or I'll have trouble making anything else.
  20. jordan

    jordan Skeletron

    Can I please have a screenshot of your main folder, your items folder and your basic element json file (the actual contents)
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