The PAME is the Penguins Arena Map Editor
. It's a tool to create your own level for the game Penguins Arena.
The PAME use the TGE (Torque Game Engine
) Mission Editor to create or modify maps for the game Penguins Arena.
All the informations in the Mission Editor Introduction are useful to use the PAME and understand the basics : http://www.garagegames.com/docs/tge/general/ch04.php
GarageGames forums are very active and contain TONS of useful tips and informations. To search the GarageGames website and forums, use this form: http://search.garagegames.com/search?site=GarageGames&client=GarageGames&output=xml_no_dtd&proxystylesheet=GarageGames&proxycustom=%3CHOME/%3E&ie=&oe=&lr=DOWNLOAD the PAMEhere for Windows
and here for MacOSX
Penguins Arena specific features :DEATH TRIGGER (Trigger - mort)
When a penguin enter this trigger he is eliminated and the shark animation is launched.
This trigger have to be aligned with the WaterBock.HOT POINTS - COLD POINTS (SimGroup - points_chauds, SimGroup - points_froids)
Those points are used by the AI. Basically, a bot is attracted by hot points (points_chauds) and pushed out from cold points (points_froids).
The size of those points define the power of the action.SPAWN POINTS - OBSERVER POINTS(SimGroup - PlayerDropPoints, SimGroup - ObserverDropPoints)
Spawn points are points where penguins are spanwed at the beginning of a game.
Observer points are points where players are spawned as ghosts when all the penguins of their team are dead.BONUS / PROPS / DECORATIONS
Most of the decorations are static shapes, and some are shapes. Basically, every animated or scripted prop/decoration is a shape. For instance bonus are shapes and trees are static shapes.PLAY YOUR MAP
After editing or creating your map, go to the folder "Frogames_PAME\starter.fps\data\missions" of the PAME, copy the .mis and .ter files of your map.
Then, paste it in the "PenguinsArena\starter.fps\data\missions_moding" folder of your copy of Penguins Arena.
Launch the game : Your new map is now available in the "Custom map" game mode!FAQQ
: How can I save my map in the PAME?A
: Go to the File menu and choose "Save Mission" or "Save Mission As". Remember you can't overwrite the template.mis file.Q
: Can I choose any name for my map?A
: The only restricted name is template.mis / template.ter.Q
: Can I change the resolution and controls of the PAME?A
: Yes, you just have to open the Edit menu and to choose "options" to change your graphical / sounds / controls settings.Q
: Can I create a new map and let my friends play it?A
: Yes. Your friends just have to install your new map (.mis and .ter) in the "PenguinsArena\starter.fps\data\missions_moding" folder of Penguins Arena.Q
: I didn't purchase Penguins Arena. Can I create maps and play them?A
: Yes. The PAME is free to use, so you can create or modify maps without restrictions. While playing custom maps, you will have the same restrictions as you have playing a classic map (bonus restriction...)