Hello again everyone, I'm back with yet another glitch!
So after just recently purchasing a new computer, I took it upon myself to reinstall all of my mods for the first KotOR game. This time, I was absolutely determined to 'squeeze' every bit of content from as many mods as possible, manually ironing out incompatibilities as they arose. As I alluded to in my NPC glitch a few weeks ago, this was mainly editing NPCs in various modules by customising them to my liking and building upon the work of other mods (for my own private use of course).
Anyway, after warping to every module to screen for potential errors, I discovered a minor yet annoying bug in the Sith Academy. Basically, there are a few NPCs that are performing the wrong animation (in this case, the computer panel animation). This affects several NPCs in the corner of the main room (where Uthar Wynn is), a few more in the room leading to the Valley, and the torturer in the duel room (who should be casting force lightning instead). Now, in my limited knowledge of modding, I can guess that perhaps it has something to do with certain scripts contained in the .mod file but I have no idea if this is true or how I would go about fixing the issue for that matter.
Of course, I can only speculate as to what exactly caused this issue since my module edits were only NPCs; I never touched any scripts. It may have possibly been the NPC Overhaul mod in tandem with some other big mods (like BOS:SR or something) but I digress. Rather than trying to iron out the issue by reinstalling everything or retracting my steps, I'd rather just fix the problem directly. So to summarise, what I'm asking for is how to specify for a particular NPC to use a certain animation.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
EDIT: All good everyone, I managed to fix the problem. For some reason, the NPCs in question had the incorrect script specified in their UTC file. No idea how that happened but as long as it's fixed!
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