Mainhall.tbl

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Mainhall.tbl is used to define the various main menu screens in the game


Format

  • Table consists of several '$Main Hall entries
  • All settings must be defined for each separate main hall with two main hall entries for different resolutions. First for 640 followed by another entry for the 1024 resolution.
  • The table ends with #End


Main Hall

+Bitmap:

  • Defines the bitmap used for the mainhall.
  • Syntax: String


+Mask:

  • Defines the 'mask' bitmap used for the mainhall. NOTE: FS2 (and by extension FS2_Open) needs the mask file to be in pcx format. Special care must be taken to ensure that the colors of the active areas in the mask file are in the right index of the palette. For reference, here's a list showing which palette index corresponds to which "Door":
    • 0 = inactive
    • 1 = Exit
    • 2 = Barracks
    • 3 = Ready Room
    • 4 = Tech Room
    • 5 = Options
    • 6 = Campaign Room
  • Syntax: String

+Music:

  • Defines the background music played while in the main hall.
  • Syntax: String


+Substitute Music:

FS2 Open 3.6.10:
  • Defines the substitute background music played while in the main hall.
  • Syntax: String


+Num Intercom Sounds:

  • Defines the number of the intercom sounds played on the background while in the main hall.
  • Each of the intercom sounds requires three attributes (delay, actual sound and pan effect) that are filled with one attribute at a time - that is all intercom delays have to be defined before intercom sounds for example.
  • Syntax: Integer


+Intercom delay:

  • Defines the minimum and maximum times (in milliseconds) for the intercom sounds to be played is played.
  • Syntax: Integer Integer, milliseconds


+Intercom sound:

  • Defines the sound played. Value refers to the interface sounds section of the sounds.tbl.
FS2 Open, 3.6.16:
  • Syntax: Integer or String
  • Syntax: Integer

+Intercom pan:

  • Defines the panning effect for the sound. The left side of the screen is -1.0, 0 is the center and the 1.0 is the right side of the screen.
  • Syntax: Float


+Num Misc Animations:

  • Defines the number of miscellaneous animations.
  • Each animation requires several attributes which are filled one attribute for every animation at a time (ie. all animation names come before animation delays).
  • Syntax: Integer


+Misc anim:

  • Sets the animation used for the particular misc animation.
  • Syntax: String


+Misc anim group:

FS2 Open, 3.6.14:
  • Sets the anim group number. Used to play a random animation (1 at a time per group).
  • Can have several anims in the same location, only 1 per group will be played at a time.
  • -1 is no group.
  • Syntax: Integer


+Misc anim delay:

  • First value sets the time until the misc anim is played again (usually set as -1).
  • The last two values define the minimum and maximum delays (in milliseconds) for the miscellanous animations.
  • Syntax: Integer Integer Integer


+Misc anim coords:

  • Defines the coordinates for the misc animation.
  • Measured from the top left corner in X,Y.
  • Syntax: Integer Integer


+Misc anim mode:

  • Defines the type of the misc animation. Type 0 is a looping animation, type 1 is animation that stays at the end frame after playing, type 2 is timed animation.
  • Type must be set to 2 if anim is part of a group.
  • Syntax: Integer


+Misc anim pan:

  • Defines the panning effect for the anim sounds. The left side of the screen is -1.0, 0 is the center and the 1.0 is the right side of the screen.
  • Syntax: Float


+Misc anim sounds:

  • First value sets the number of sounds played with the animation.
  • Rest of the values - equal to the numbers of the sounds played with the animation - define the sounds from the interface sounds section of the sounds.tbl.
FS2 Open, 3.6.16:
  • Syntax: Integer Integer or String Integer or String
  • Syntax: Integer Integer Integer

+Misc anim trigger:

  • First value sets the number of sound triggers for the animation.
  • Rest of the values - equal to the numbers of the sounds in "Misc Anim Sounds" - define the frame of the animation when the sound is to be played.
  • If there are more triggers than sounds listed in "Misc Anim Sounds" it will loop around and play the first sound listed again.
  • Syntax: Integer Integer Integer

+Misc anim handles:

  • Defines the number of sounds that can play concurrently.
  • Syntax: Integer


+Misc anim flags:

  • Defines which sound from "Misc Anim Sounds" will be played first.
  • There is some confusion on this one, best leave it as '1' (Or retail value).
  • Syntax: Integer


+Num Door Animations:

  • Sets the number of door animations for the mainhall.
  • Syntax: Integer


+Door anim:

  • Defines the animation used for the door animation.
  • Syntax: String


+Door coords:

  • First two values define the coordinates for the animation and the last two values the centerpoint of the animation.
  • Measured from the top left corner.
  • First two are the X,Y for the anim, the second 2 are the X,Y for the center of the anim.
  • Syntax: Integer Integer Integer Integer


+Door sounds:

  • Defines the sounds that played when door opens and closes. Values are references to the interface sounds section of the sounds.tbl.
FS2 Open, 3.6.16:
  • Syntax: Integer or String Integer or String
  • Syntax: Integer Integer

+Door pan:

  • Defines the panning effect for the effect. The left side of the screen is -1.0, 0 is the center and the 1.0 is the right side of the screen.
  • Syntax: Float


+Tooltip Y:

  • Sets the Y-coordinate for drawing the tooltip text.
  • Syntax: Integer


Sample

  • Aquitaine main hall(s) from the retail FreeSpace 2
;; Main hall 0 (Terran)
;;
;; GR_640
$Main Hall

+Bitmap:					MainHall1
+Mask:						MainHall1-m	
+Music:						Aquitaine

+Num Intercom Sounds:			3	
+Intercom delay:			8000 15000
+Intercom delay:			8000 15000	
+Intercom delay:			8000 15000	
+Intercom sound:			38					
+Intercom sound:			39					
+Intercom sound:			40					
+Intercom pan:				0.0	
+Intercom pan:				0.0	
+Intercom pan:				0.0	

+Num Misc Animations:			3		
+Misc anim:				mainwalk	
+Misc anim:				mainflyby	
+Misc anim:				maincrane
+Misc anim group:			-1
+Misc anim group:			-1
+Misc anim group:			-1
+Misc anim delay:			-1 15000 20000	
+Misc anim delay:			-1 9000 30000  
+Misc anim delay:			-1 5000 9000	
+Misc anim coords:			176 70		
+Misc anim coords:			325 0		
+Misc anim coords:			0 195		
+Misc anim mode:			1	
+Misc anim mode:			2	
+Misc anim mode:			1	
+Misc anim pan:				-0.5					
+Misc anim pan:				-0.2			
+Misc anim pan:				0.0					
+Misc anim sounds:		1 21 			
+Misc anim sounds:		2 1 1			
+Misc anim sounds:		2 26 31			
+Misc anim trigger:		1 1 		
+Misc anim trigger:		2 1 245		
+Misc anim trigger:		2 1 150		
+Misc anim handles:			1					
+Misc anim handles:			2					
+Misc anim handles:			2					
+Misc anim flags:			1					
+Misc anim flags:			2					
+Misc anim flags:			2			

+Num Door Animations:			6		
+Door anim:				mainexit		
+Door anim:				mainbarracks			
+Door anim:				mainreadyroom		
+Door anim:				maintechroom			
+Door anim:				mainoptions		   
+Door anim:				maincampaign		
+Door coords:				437 370 539 425		
+Door coords:				28 8 110 61	
+Door coords:				269 187 339 230		
+Door coords:				381 335 404 367		
+Door coords:				86 349 174 412	
+Door coords:				440 134 542 193		
+Door sounds:				36 37			
+Door sounds:				23 24			
+Door sounds:				23 24		
+Door sounds:				34 35				
+Door sounds:				32 33			
+Door sounds:				43 44				
+Door pan:				-0.75				
+Door pan:				0.05				
+Door pan:				0.07		
+Door pan:				0.76		
+Door pan:				0.8	
+Door pan:				0.09	
+Tooltip Y:				469	

;; GR_1024
$Main Hall

+Bitmap:					2_MainHall1
+Mask:						2_MainHall1-m	
+Music:						Aquitaine

+Num Intercom Sounds:				3	
+Intercom delay:				8000 15000	
+Intercom delay:				8000 15000	
+Intercom delay:				8000 15000	
+Intercom sound:				38	
+Intercom sound:				39		
+Intercom sound:				40			
+Intercom pan:					0.0		
+Intercom pan:					0.0	
+Intercom pan:					0.0
	
+Num Misc Animations:				3	
+Misc anim:					2_mainwalk	
+Misc anim:					2_mainflyby	
+Misc anim:					2_maincrane
+Misc anim group:				-1
+Misc anim group:				-1
+Misc anim group:				-1	
+Misc anim delay:				-1 15000 20000  
+Misc anim delay:				-1 9000 12000	
+Misc anim delay:				-1 5000 9000	
+Misc anim coords:				271 117		
+Misc anim coords:				515 0		
+Misc anim coords:				0 305		
+Misc anim mode:				1		
+Misc anim mode:				2		
+Misc anim mode:				1		
+Misc anim pan:					-0.5	
+Misc anim pan:					-0.2		
+Misc anim pan:					0.0	
+Misc anim sounds:		1 21 		
+Misc anim sounds:		2 1 1		
+Misc anim sounds:		2 26 31		
+Misc anim trigger:		1 1 		
+Misc anim trigger:		2 1 245		
+Misc anim trigger:		2 1 150		
+Misc anim handles:				2	
+Misc anim handles:				2	
+Misc anim handles:				0	
+Misc anim flags:				2	
+Misc anim flags:				2	
+Misc anim flags:				0	

+Num Door Animations:	6		
+Door anim:					2_mainexit		
+Door anim:					2_mainbarracks		
+Door anim:					2_mainreadyroom		
+Door anim:					2_maintechroom		
+Door anim:					2_mainoptions		
+Door anim:					2_maincampaign		
+Door coords:					705 594 864 681		
+Door coords:					40 20 177 99		
+Door coords:					425 295 541 368		
+Door coords:					607 525 641 585 	
+Door coords:					130 562 279 663		
+Door coords:					716 214 870 309	
+Door sounds:					36 37	
+Door sounds:					23 24	
+Door sounds:					23 24	
+Door sounds:					34 35	
+Door sounds:					32 33	
+Door sounds:					43 44		
+Door pan:					-0.75		
+Door pan:					0.05		
+Door pan:					0.07		
+Door pan:					0.76	
+Door pan:					0.8		
+Door pan:					0.09	

+Tooltip Y:					755