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Incompetent Programmer...

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Hello folks!

Well, after two days of trying to follow directions for NML and GRF and town creation, I have come to the conclusion (and probably 215 viruses from downloading every program to try and figger this out), I have to succumb to asking significant help in how to create a file so I can implement my original town names (from my fantasy world). I have downloaded python and have cut and pasted w.minchin's code, but I can't get it compiled as it has issues with line 10 probably because line 9 isn't right either. .... Sooo.. a huge favor to ask.. can someone cut and paste this into one of their already working town creation lists, rename it "Raden" so I can download it from the on-line catalog? I loved this game since it was released back in the day and was glad to stumble on this and wish I had some tech savvy.... Thanks in advance.

//
// Raden Town Names for OpenTTD
// Copyright 2019 by Thomas Caputo
// Wm = 57-6D (in Hex)
// Version 1, 2019-12-26
//

grf {
grfid: "\57\6D\AB\03";
name: string(STR_GRF_NAME);
desc: string(STR_GRF_DESCRIPTION);
version: 3;
min_compatible_version: 1;
}

town_names(A) {
styles: string(STR_GAME_OPTIONS_TOWN_NAME_RADEN);
{
text("Aluhs", 10),
text("Blackwood Springs", 1),
text("Dekoll", 1),
text("Northshore", 1),
text("Northwood Hamlet", 1),
text("Trall", 1),
text("Vestid", 1),
text("Woodwind Pass", 1),
text("Boledoon", 10),
text("Delgar", 10),
text("Arkrock", 1),
text("Crushstone", 1),
text("Deepforge", 1),
text("Dulagrar", 1),
text("Flintstock", 1),
text("Graniterock", 1),
text("Ironstone", 1),
text("Kamestone", 1),
text("Kevvelkor", 1),
text("Ronfrok", 1),
text("Silverhammer", 1),
text("Torok", 1),
text("Blackhammer", 1),
text("Breggid Rolk", 1),
text("Drunakal", 1),
text("Firehammer", 1),
text("Granitehome", 1),
text("Iron Ram", 1),
text("Sheerstone", 1),
text("Trukkanstone", 1),
text("Erenenlea", 10),
text("Glitterhome", 10),
text("Burrolan", 1),
text("Greenburrow", 1),
text("Isle of Laurren", 5),
text("Lakeshore", 10),
text("Blackstag", 1),
text("Madroo", 10),
text("Rantor", 1),
text("Sordren", 1),
text("Oran", 10),
text("Hill Home", 1),
text("Parrash", 1),
text("Vididar", 1),
text("Ulthorak", 10),
text("Bloodshade", 1),
text("Corisk's Bastion", 1),
text("Darkgate", 1),
text("Deddik Falls", 1),
text("Felkrax Drop", 1),
text("Frung Hall", 1),
text("Grimstone", 1),
text("Kusk", 1),
text("Lednar", 1),
text("Midpost", 1),
text("Rankwood", 1),
text("Rasp", 1),
text("Redwheat", 1),
text("Trulk", 1),
text("Walrin", 1),
text("Skorport", 10),
text("Illerdam", 1),
text("Lyone", 1),
text("Rintorin", 1),
text("Rional", 1),
text("Stockdale", 1),
text("Woodland", 1),
text("Naeth Everun", 1),
text("Benre Kroll", 1),
text("Hyacinth", 1),
text("Grellion Feryl", 1),
text("Fesceril", 1),
text("Uvae Laerith", 1),
text("Esperil Gala", 1),
text("Senterial", 1),
text("Davuth", 1),
text("Nuyutul", 1),
text("Duspis Perenth", 1),
text("Tuyil Rae", 1),
text("Alarantae", 1),
text("High Sigil", 1),
text("Crysalin", 1),
text("Lorimar Alista", 1),
text("Pillis Frea", 1),
text("Fallshaven", 1),
}
}

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Re: Incompetent Programmer...

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Did you also create a lang\english.lng file which defines the name and description strings? It should look like this:

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##grflangid 00

STR_GRF_NAME :Raven's Town Names
STR_GRF_DESCRIPTION :Description as seen in the NewGRF list 
STR_GAME_OPTIONS_TOWN_NAME_RAVEN :Raven's Town Names

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Re: Incompetent Programmer...

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Nope.

If I cut and paste that and toss into a python file, that should do the trick?

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No, that goes into a file named "english.lng" in a subfolder named "lang". It's not Python code, it's an OTTD language definition file. (NML inherits the language file syntax from OTTD.)

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Grab the source of an existing NewGRF and adopt it for your purpose... (mind to use the same/appropriate license, if you do)

https://dev.openttdcoop.org/projects/townnames

Also checkout the tutorial / introduction: https://www.tt-wiki.net/wiki/NMLTutorial

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vietgnome wrote:
27 Dec 2019 19:56
Nope.

If I cut and paste that and toss into a python file, that should do the trick?
You don't need any python scripting to do this. It's simple. Take your file (call it raven\raven.nml), and the code I just posted (raven\lang\english.lng). Run the NML compiler on the raven directory. Done.

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