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UE3 - General Variable that not get delete from a map switch

Discussion in 'Programming' started by -ErrorX-, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. -ErrorX-

    -ErrorX- New Member

    Nov 11, 2009
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    Hi All,

    Is there class in unreal that is not getting delete if you do a map switch, so that I can define a variable in it.
    I trying to make player spawn on the same spot if he does a map switch.
  2. Narayana

    Narayana New Member

    Jun 16, 2009
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    Write to an ini if writing to the player profile does not work
  3. Angel_Mapper

    Angel_Mapper Goooooooats

    Jun 17, 2001
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    You'll want a custom gametype running, and you can pass a parameter that can be read by the next map. For example, to send the information when you're loading the next level, you would do something like this:

    WorldInfo.ServerTravel(NextMapName $ "?StartTag=" $ PlayerStartTag);
    PlayerStartTag would be pulled from the PlayerStart's Tag property which you would have to fill out for each PlayerStart you wanted to support this. Then, in your custom GameInfo you would pull this information in InitGame:

    event InitGame(string Options, out string ErrorMessage)
        super.InitGame(Options, ErrorMessage);
        PlayerStartTag = ParseOption(Options, "StartTag");
    You could then pass that directly to the FindPlayerStart function as the optional parameter IncomingName.

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