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how do I edit the text messages after 'quit game'?

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After you end Doom some (cynical) messages appear asking you if you are sure. I looked for them with Whacked2, but cannot find the strings. Can these messages be modiified with an DEH?

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I'm no expert, but i'm sure you have to edit the source code or something to change those, but hey, what do i know? I'm a mapper, not a coder.

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They appear in totally another place in the exe, than the text strings you see in Dehacked. Hopefully with a .deh the Text #### block works, but since the string appears before the usual text table, I'm not really sure.

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If your mod is Zdoom specific, those strings were made available for editing (which they aren't normally) and all available strings can (or certainly used to be - it's a while since I used DEH patches) be added to a DEH patch for Zdoom.

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I think most any advanced port can edit the quit game messages.

I know that ZDoom, Doomsday and Risen3d can for instance.

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Speaking of the quit messages, it would be interesting if someone implemented the pre-distribution quit messages into the game.

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Funny thing I remember the Doom and Doom 2 quit message appearing all together. Or were the Doom 2 ones added for the v1.666 release?

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They added them into the same array of string pointers. If you're in DOOM 2 mode, it adds a base amount to the message number to get to the DOOM 2 messages.

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Mr. Chris said:

Speaking of the quit messages, it would be interesting if someone implemented the pre-distribution quit messages into the game.


I'm sure that some ports had them, at least for a while.

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I successfully changed them. Indeed the Doom1 messages also appear from time to time.

I had to put the modified 'language' lump in a separate wad file, because zdoom refused to boot after I modified the original zdoom.pk3. Funny because I could have sworn it worked earlier.

oh well it works :-)

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Doom 1 has different messages than Doom 2? I guess I never noticed as I manage to press Y immediately after going to quit game.

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