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|ID||Category||Severity||Reproducibility||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0007526||[DCSS] Bug Report||minor||always||2013-08-30 17:33||2014-04-10 20:29|
|Status||closed||Product Branch||0.13 ancient branch|
|Summary||0007526: Brand noise is negated by a later call to adjust_noise|
In apply_damage_brand the noise_level is adjusted according to the type of brand being used, to make the attack noisier or quieter depending on the brand of the weapon.
However apply_damage_brand is called from hande_phase_hit which is called well before the noise is actually handled.
later in Melee::attack, adjust_noise is called (which sets the base noise_level according to the variety of attack done.) right before handle_noise actually handles the melee noise done.
since adjust_noise actually just sets noise_level directly (it isn't additive or anything) it simply overwrites all the work that apply_damage_brand does to the weapon itself.
I propose that noise_level be set to a base level using adjust_noise up near the top of the melee::attack function, allowing apply_damage_brand to adjust the noise_level, and any later adjustments which it's deemed required down the road.
I further propose that rather than the noise_level for stabs being set to 0 in handle_noise itself (Which always seemed to be a bit of a kludge to me) that the noise_level be set to 0 in the player_stab_check function when a stab is successful, which would actually work if we moved adjust_noise to the top of the function, also I personally would rename adjust_noise to something like "set_base_attack_noise" or something adjust_noise is a little vague for my tastes.
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Noise handling was not addressed in my combat rewrite, and the calls to adjust_noise, etc. were maintained almost entirely, thus its possible the brand noise adjustment has been discarded for some time (at least prior to combat rewrite, but I couldn't be certain in this regard).
Renaming adjust_noise to set_base_attack_noise is fine with me, an incremental system where the base noise is set and then each area of the code modifies (in either a positive or negative fashion) the noise level is a more robust approach.
As for the ordering of how and when the noise level is set, I would need to check on that myself to verify.
|This was fixed in 0496ee7bb692ec127.|
|2013-08-30 17:33||Siegurt||New Issue|
|2013-09-24 17:17||Cryptic||Note Added: 0024083|
|2014-04-03 20:56||MarvinPA||Note Added: 0025774|
|2014-04-03 20:56||MarvinPA||Status||new => resolved|
|2014-04-03 20:56||MarvinPA||Fixed in Branch||=> 0.14 development branch|
|2014-04-03 20:56||MarvinPA||Resolution||open => done|
|2014-04-03 20:56||MarvinPA||Assigned To||=> MarvinPA|
|2014-04-10 20:29||Siegurt||Status||resolved => closed|
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