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g_gameSettings missing 'automaticMotorStartEnabled'?

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Created16.11.2016 19:49

D. Ecker (Decker_MMIV) 16.11.2016 19:52
I suppose that the g_gameSettings that was introduced with patch-, is to be used by modders to get/set in-game settings, which players also can adjust via the ESC-menu pages.

Though it seems that some "parameters" are missing, as the 'automaticMotorStartEnabled' is not documented at

Or should a different parameter-name be used for querying g_gameSettings:getValue() for it?

Tykonket (IlMat) 18.11.2016 17:43
"automaticMotorStartEnabled" is in "g_currentMission.missionInfo.automaticMotorStartEnabled".
Let me know if i solved your problem :)

Tykonket (IlMat) 18.11.2016 17:43

D. Ecker (Decker_MMIV) 21.11.2016 16:54
Hi Tykonet,

I am aware that it exist in a sub-object of g_currentMission - which is also what I currently use.

However due to my experience with patch that "broke" one of my mods, where g_uiScale was removed completely and replaced with a new feature called g_gameSettings - which I presume GIANTS Software wants us modders to use in the future, instead of directly accessing internal variables - I am questioning whether or not more 'game setting' values should be available to query via the new g_gameSettings:getValue() method.

Looking at there are many 'variables' - which can be directly found in certain other objects/tables - but "some are missing" which seems logical that they should be availabe there.


Tykonket (IlMat) 25.11.2016 12:03
Ok but "automaticMotorStartEnabled" isn't a global setting, it is different for every savegame, then it's located in "g_currentMission.missionInfo.automaticMotorStartEnabled" and not in "g_gameSettings" in which are stored global settings.

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