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Ishad Nha Ishad Nha

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 10:13 PM #1 Easter Egg

Celts, and only Celts, get their own Easter Egg in N:R and apparently the original Nethergate too.
I don't know what happens when you get the egg.


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Posted 08 July 2014 - 03:54 AM #2 Easter Egg

Yeah. If you'd taken a couple of minutes to search this forum for 'Easter Eggs', you'd have found loads of posts about this.

In this thread, for example, you can find what the message is for the first location, and general information about what the Easter Egg is. Going a little further down the page of search results gives us this post, in which Jeff is quoted as saying exactly what the Easter Egg is.

Of course, those posts only discuss N:O, but since Jeff is quoted as saying the Easter Egg would remain if he ever reworked the game. I imagine what you have 'found' is just this. And, if that's the case, Romans can certainly find this egg too.

(of course, if you have found something new, that's awesome. but actually going to the spots you've discovered in the scripts, and finding out what is there would be much better than just a snippet of some text log. just sayin')

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 04:07 AM #3 Easter Egg

What a ripoff! That is all it does?!
It runs Hardcode59, which could do anything for all we know...
N:R scripts frequently have "run_hardcode(#);"
You can stick the hardcode in a placed special and try to see what it does, but if nothing seems to happen, I know of no way to decrypt the hardcode any further.
(Hardcodes are a legacy of ON, they are node type 27 in that game.)

Edited by Ishad Nha, 08 July 2014 - 04:12 AM.


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Posted 08 July 2014 - 08:15 AM #4 Easter Egg

Sorry, when I said 'going to the locations', I meant in-game. Seems that's the only way you'll actually know what is there.

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 06:23 PM #5 Easter Egg

I went there, all three locations, the message happened:
"It's alive!!!! (Step here again to revive the egg.)".
Then nothing happened that I could see. Stepping there again had no effect.

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 07:43 PM #6 Easter Egg

This is described in other places (including Nikki's links!!) as changing the chapter titles on the chapter title screen, and maybe also the quotes that appear.

What you need to do is get the It's alive message, THEN do something to trigger a new chapter.
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Posted 09 July 2014 - 02:09 AM #7 Easter Egg

Seems to do nothing even then. It may just be legacy code from the original Nethergate.
N:R is basically a port of the Original Nethergate to the N:R world. (All the special nodes are ported to N:R scripts, just like BoE nodes are ported.)

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 07:02 AM #8 Easter Egg

In this test, did you step on all three locations or just insert the hardcode line and run it?  It's possible that this also depends on SDF checks.
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Posted 09 July 2014 - 08:29 AM #9 Easter Egg

I stepped on the locations, I did it by the book. Correct messages, as given in the relevant outdoor scripts, were displayed at each of the three steps.
In each script the coding is fairly simple, the first state is the placed special in the outdoor zone:
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Posted 27 September 2014 - 06:07 AM #10 Easter Egg

Can anyone help me find the first location? There is an earlier post which describes where to find the three trigger points, but even with that information I have not been able to find them.
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Posted 27 September 2014 - 06:46 PM #11 Easter Egg

This is the set of maps, presented in the form of a BoA bas file:
http://www.freewebs....rectionData.zip
Open "Resurrection Shared Data.bas" in a BoA 3D Editor. You will find the first placed special at square 21,10 in outdoor zone 0,3.

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Posted 03 October 2014 - 06:31 AM #12 Easter Egg

Thank you. That was most helpful.

Unfortunately, when I step on the indicated space, nothing happens - no message, no indication if any sort - which pretty much explains why I couldn't find it on my own.

If anyone cares, I am playing version 1.0.3 on a Mac. My current party is Roman; I have already finished the Celt game. I will contact Spiderweb to see if he knows what's up.
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Posted 04 October 2014 - 12:37 AM #13 Easter Egg

It is a Celt-only Easter egg. If you are Roman, stepping on the right squares does nothing.

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Posted 04 October 2014 - 09:26 AM #14 Easter Egg

Well, that explains that.
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