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  • Hello, I was referred to you when I inquired about individuals who could help in coding my recently approved OM, 'Hot Potato' onto a side server. Is there specific process for getting it up and running somewhere? Or is it more of a casual "can you do me a favor" kind of thing?

    Look forward to hearing back. Cheers.
    TDA
    TDA
    Ability suppression, knocking down, Throat Chop's effects and drowsiness were overlooked but yes they should pass. I made a pokepaste of significant abilities and other stuff worth mentioning: https://pastebin.com/EwvmuEHP. Also, unbeknownst to me a few other people decided to work on coding this OM, and didn't let me know until a few hours ago today. character limit
    TDA
    TDA
    One of them was Spandam, who put a beta version on Dragonheaven, but it still has a few bugs. Another one by Mathfreak231 has purportedly implemented a bit more but has no place to host it (the github link is found in this post https://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/hot-potato.3643676/post-7958145). He's given me his blessings to pass you this code, hopefully it makes things easier for you to properly implement.
    TDA
    TDA
    Thank you very much for this, btw. I honestly didn't expect other people to come out of the blue and provide the framework without me asking, but the help you can provide will jumpstart a lot of practical testing necessary to iron out the kinks in balancing the meta
    How would you go about coding Fortemons? It seems like a pretty big project, but I’m not very deep in the world of coding. Also, how did you get your start in doing serious stuff like that? Do you need/have a background? You seem like a really thorough person, so I thought I’d ask you (I’m trying to get into it)
    urkerab
    urkerab
    I have a background in programming, so yes, that helps. As for coding OMs, the trick is stick to generic effects, such as copying the switching effect of U-turn and Volt Switch, because a) it's simpler and b) once you start writing special cases you've wandered into Pet Mod territory.
    I just stumbled upon your post saying that certain moves "failed correctly". I'm taking a screenshot and saving it forever.
    http://1v1.boards.net/post/1062/thread
    This is pretty important, especially in the context of the upcoming rby 1v1 ladder. Basically, I hosted a poll amongst the 1v1 community on whether to allow 3v3 team preview a la gen 7 1v1 across all old gen 1v1 formats, and the voters near unanimously voted in favor of team preview. As such, I formally request you update all the old gen 1v1 ladders on rom to be in this format.
    Yung Dramps
    Yung Dramps
    (cont.)
    I would also like you to check to see if accuracy-lowering/evasion-boosting moves are banned in those formats. If not, get rid of 'em.
    Thanks!
    -Dramps
    urkerab
    urkerab
    Gen 3 had the Evasion Moves clause already, so I added it to Gens 1, 2, 4 and 5, and I copied the accuracy-lowering bans from Gen 6 to the lower gens.
    I'm trying to help my friend grow his psim, any advice on how to gain new attention / new members?
    urkerab
    urkerab
    Not really sorry... when I started I only set it up so that I could test fixes out, and it was only because Snaquaza stopped running Aqua and Abyssal Bot needed a new home that I started to pick up the traffic, and then I got into coding OMs which is why ROM has so many...
    Hey just wanna say something for "The Good Old Days" mix and mega tournament, I was facing a Darkrai holding Pidgeotite and when it megad it was unable to use Dark Void with the message, "Only Darkrai can use Dark Void." This is that SuMo change, meaning once Darkrai mega evolves it no longer registers as Darkrai and thus can't use the move. This was played in the MnM AG tier.
    urkerab
    urkerab
    ROM has slightly different Mix and Mega code to main, and one subtle difference is that when you mega evolve Darkrai it turns into Darkrai-Mega; unfortunately Dark Void isn't coded to work with Darkrai-Mega, only with Darkrai, hence the observed behaviour.
    code Dual Wielding imo
    urkerab
    urkerab
    Sorry, still haven't got around to making Enchanted Items work properly after the Typescript changes...
    Out of curiosity, who created frantic fusions?
    I'm trying to get it approved as an official om, but don't want to steal credit.
    urkerab
    urkerab
    My understanding is that that is correct behaviour, although a cursory search I made was unable to confirm or deny it.
    urkerab
    urkerab
    It seems likely that Metronome shouldn't be able to call Shell Trap, but again I don't have proof.
    pileosand
    pileosand
    ok. not really relevant tho lik
    Hey. Do you think you could help with coding Fusion Evolution? Its a tedious task, but you wouldn't be the only one and alot is coded so far.
    G-Luke
    G-Luke
    More along the lines of the abilities and / or moves
    G-Luke
    G-Luke
    And also general issues with the code of the meta itself. According to charizard8888, it constantly crashes
    urkerab
    urkerab
    Abilities/moves still counts as coding a fusion, but I would consider helping out with the crashes.
    ROM is kill, now OMs is dead forever unless some new server comes up to take the mantle.

    And then, ROM will come back, but with a limited selection of things, and no one will use it.
    urkerab
    urkerab
    My wireless repeater died, and I can't get the server to work with any of my wireless adapters, so I had to move it to cable it to the router, and even then it turned itself off twice for no apparent reason... it's not been a good weekend :-(
    Pika Xreme
    Pika Xreme
    Welp.

    By the way, what's a STABmons Deluxe? Is it supposed to be STABmons+? Because it clearly doesn't work that way.
    Spandan
    Spandan
    Its for the STABMons Deluxe tour
    hey! could you possibly add sketch to stabbies deluxe banlist? thanks :)
    urkerab
    urkerab
    Done. (As an exclude, rather than a ban, so Smeargle still gets sketch, because it learns it naturally. Should Chatter be an exclude too, rather than a ban?)
    wishes
    wishes
    Chatter should be Exclude, though no one uses chatot. :p
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