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hyperme
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In DROD RPG, you can define many wonderful custom variables to track all kinds of mysterious things.

However, doing so undermines your ability to test Level Sets directly from the editor, since there's no way to alter them on the fly. You can add NPCs to set them for you, but that's not exactly flexible, and opens up the potential for problems if you don't remove the NPCs later.

The solution is, of course, to make custom variables accessible from the F4 menu, even if they're only accessible during gameplay.

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10-30-2016 at 03:02 PM
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I can confirm in 1.2.8.alpha.2020-10-29, that custom variables added to the hold are editable during play-testing in the F4 menu.

However, unlike built-in variables, it is not possible to preset it to a value before entering playtesting via pressing F4 in the editor.
10-29-2020 at 08:21 PM
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Thanks, Kieran, for validating and also for pointing that out.

hyperme, would you be interested in making these vars configurable in the room editor screen?

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