[REQ] Invisible nicks

Discussion in 'Archived: Plugin Requests' started by pronyacat, Oct 20, 2012.

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    What I want: When I look at the players I do not see their names. But when I look at him I see his
    Example: A player stands behind the wall, I do not see his nickname. A player in front of me I see his nickname.
    Why I want this: For my server. That we could stand still ordinary players around someone else's house. When the killers do their work (standing on the roof of a house or a tree), they quietly knew that the victim did not know what he is going to kill the other player. :cool:
    Names for plugin: Any way you want :)
    Permissions: invisible.nick When i don't look at him.
    visible.nick When i look at him.
    May be needed spout.
    Link to Spout project: http://forums.spout.org/threads/req-invisible-nicks.5581/

    Good idea?:confused:

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
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    Do you mean the name above your head?
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    Yes, but if i look at player. If i don't look at him(stand above wall) i dont see him name.
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    Hoolean Retired Staff

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    Spout only.
    Otherwise that may be possible when 1.4 comes out with invisibility potions as then coders have more properties to play with.
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    Hoolean Retired Staff

    Not at all. Players could just be hidding if they are not in a another players line of sught, although it would be laggy.

    Also, I have not experimented with this but what happens if a tool like TagAPI sets a Player's nametag to ""?
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    If it was set to "" im sure the bar would still be there but very small. Instead of being like [IdealIdeas] it would be [], if it was " " then it would be [ ]
    So we have
    [ ]

    As for behind walls, you can crouch and you name will go invisible.
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    Hoolean Retired Staff

    Yes but I think they want the nametag completely gone; I'm not sure, the OP is rather confuddling :/

    I guess you could do the name tag behind walls thing with hiding the player when they are not in the others line of sight.
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    Isn't this impossible?
    Edit: take a look at tagapi, apparently:
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    mbaxter ʇıʞʞnq ɐ sɐɥ ı Retired Staff

    I implemented an attempt at this in dev builds of VanishNoPacket. It would require a ridiculous amount of expensive raytracing to implement properly. Also I'm still not convinced you can properly hide a nickname display.
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