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Edi April 10th, 2009 05:00 PM

Dom3 DB v3.23b
The Dom3 DB has been sadly languishing in limbo as I have pursued other interests with the vigor formerly dedicated to the DB.

However, thanks to lch and his excellent data gathering, there has been a great quantity of new information that warranted a new update.

Some noteworthy things:
  • New units and weapons, of course
  • Unit nametypes are listed in BaseU table
  • Encumbrance value was calculated incorrectly, fixed
  • Resource cost is automatically calculated after lch's data gave me base resource costs and ressize values, meaning it's all automated from now on. And the formula even works correctly, despite being nearly as complicated as age, encumbrance and defense. The resource cost has been my main pet peeve about the DB, like an itch that I haven't been able to scratch, so personally this is the greatest source of satisfaction for me.
  • Started revamping item page, then said screw it, because otherwise it would take far longer to update that. Will look very different after it's done, but not in this update yet.
  • Next update will list a lot of other things on the BaseU page, such as the number of eyes, ability to cause good or bad events and the specials section will have a lot more stuff for the units that have them.

You can download the file from here.

The zip file contains the full DB in Open Office format (monster formulas and all) and static versions in both Open Office and Excel format. I probably forgot to remove formulas from the magic site page, but you'll just have to live with it.


The old Dom3 DB discussion thread is here.

chrispedersen April 11th, 2009 01:50 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
edi, any chance you could add sprite1 and sprite2 to the database. would be very useful.

lch April 11th, 2009 02:36 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
Until he does, you can get the sprite number by inspecting the unit in the game and hitting Shift+I. Same for items.

NTJedi April 11th, 2009 03:29 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
Thanks Edi and Ich !!

Edi April 11th, 2009 05:57 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b

Originally Posted by lch (Post 685183)
Until he does, you can get the sprite number by inspecting the unit in the game and hitting Shift+I. Same for items.

Not in Windows you don't. You get the unit number and item number, but not the sprite numbers. You're probably so used to working with the code dived data that you don't even notice anymore...

lch April 11th, 2009 06:01 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
True. My apologies about the misinformation! :)

DonCorazon April 11th, 2009 03:16 PM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
Edi / lch - thanks!

chrispedersen April 11th, 2009 10:50 PM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
And I am remiss in not saying thanks first.. I apologize.
One of the tools I (and probably everyone else) uses every game...

llamabeast April 12th, 2009 07:27 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
This will definitely be very useful. Thanks Edi!!

kianduatha May 10th, 2010 02:12 AM

Re: Dom3 DB v3.23b
I think I found an error--Icicle Mail is encumbrance 2 in-game but the DB says it's enc 1.

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