Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

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Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by Teralitha » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:57 pm

Nevermind
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Re: 0.8.6 Win10 - Casting Silence Spell On Yourself Doesnt Work

Post by Teralitha » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:22 pm

Nevermind
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Re: 0.8.6 Win10 - Casting Silence Spell On Yourself Doesnt Work(But Sometimes It Does)

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Re: 0.8.6 Win10 - Casting Silence Spell On Yourself Doesnt Work(But Sometimes It Does - Bug)

Post by Interkarma » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:48 pm

The "effect failed" message just means the chance roll failed. What is your level and chance params on that silence spell? If the chance is very low, you'll see the failed message most often.

DFU silence will block spellcasting rather than play animation with no sound or effect payload while still losing spell points. That would have seemed like buggy behaviour to me. But I'm hundreds of effects down the line since then and can't recall changing this or my thought process at the time. I'm open to fizzling spells if that's preferred by community.

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Re: 0.8.6 Win10 - Casting Silence Spell On Yourself Doesnt Work(But Sometimes It Does - Bug)

Post by Teralitha » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:17 am

Ah fudge. I overlooked the chance variable. Silly me. Feel like such a noob now.

Nah I dont think you need to change anything. With a 1+1 per x the success rate is very low I can still use it for practicing. When the effects works, I can just rest it away.

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Re: Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by mikeprichard » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:50 am

Just noting you shouldn't feel like you have to delete your reports when they turn out to be non-issues - the information in your posts could be helpful to others, and in any case give context to the rest of the topic. But your call.

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Re: Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by Teralitha » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:22 am

One thing I am wondering now though, if you silence an enemy, can they still cast spells(with no effect like in classic) and waste all their magicka, or are they too halted from any spell casting?

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Re: Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by Interkarma » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:02 am

They're handled the same way. Internally they even use the same effect manager, with only a few special cases for player where needed (e.g. cast animations and keybinds).

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Re: Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by pango » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:07 am

In his last stream, @JohnBeavers said that casting silence on yourself was a know way to improve your sealthness...

That seems very adhoc, I don' t if anybody tried to measure that effect?
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Re: Casting Silence on yourself Stops Casting(unlike Classic)

Post by jayhova » Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:09 pm

pango wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:07 am
In his last stream, @JohnBeavers said that casting silence on yourself was a know way to improve your sealthness...

That seems very adhoc, I don' t if anybody tried to measure that effect?
News to me. if only someone would have brought this up before. <cough>Jay Hova</cough>
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