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  1. A lot of people were telling me that the audio commentary was too difficult to hear over the game, so I adjusted the volume levels and uploaded the improved video. Edited the original post so that it now links to the new video. Thanks for watching!
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    rpg dialog system

    I'm unfamiliar with Fallout's dialogue system, but I thought I'd share what I've done and maybe it will help you get some ideas. Our dialogues are all constructed in Lua scripts. I wrote a handful of C++ classes to handle the data, display, and execution of dialogues that is re-used across different areas of the code where dialogues take place. These classes are sometimes extended (via inheritence) to more advanced classes when a piece of the game needs to add additional features and data onto a dialogue. The C++ code is bound to Lua via Luabind at run-time.   Here are some files to take a look at. I won't go into detail about how everything works unless asked. But the code is farily well documented and easy to understand, so hopefully that's enough to get you by.   - Header file for dialogue classes (best source for documentation on how this all works) http://sourceforge.net/p/allacrost/code/2064/tree/trunk/game/src/common/dialogue.h   - Implementation of the dialogue classes http://sourceforge.net/p/allacrost/code/2064/tree/trunk/game/src/common/dialogue.cpp   - Example of a dialogue being constructed for use in a battle: http://sourceforge.net/p/allacrost/code/2064/tree/trunk/game/dat/battles/first_battle.lua   - Example of a dialogue on a map. This file has a lot going on, so just search for "Dialogue" and you should find the relevant parts to how that is done. http://sourceforge.net/p/allacrost/code/2064/tree/trunk/game/dat/maps/opening_scene.lua     Hope that helps you get some ideas. Let me know if you'd like any clarification on any of the above. Good luck!
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