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Fixes and improvements to bot behavior. Also adds /killbots chat command to improve bots by getting rid of them.

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Bot Improvements v1.0.0
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Nox13last
Nox13last

Makes solo play really helpful when you can instruct bots to pick up things they wouldn't otherwise. Finally have me some book-mules. Also helps to have a bot heal you on command, so you can save whatever is in your Heal Slot.

I have a couple of criticisms:
Suppose Kruber is badly hurt but is carrying a Tome. There's a Healing Draught on the ground. I ping the Draught, but Bardin picks it up, dropping his Tome. Kruber can't heal. I ping the Tome for someone to pick it up. Bardin picks it up, and then instantly drops it again to pick up the Draught because it's a healing item. Kruber can't pick up the Draught to heal himself because Bardin always beats him to the item.
Is there a way to force a PARTICULAR bot to pick up a thing without other bots being greedy, and is there a way to force a bot to KEEP the thing they are holding without instantly dumping it again (unless I ping the fallen thing again, maybe)?

Finally, bots do not seem to relinquish Grimoires that they collect. This is a good thing, but I would like the *option* to have a bot discard their Grimoire. Plans change, and sometimes, that 33%/25% could be helpful, in theory.
Maybe expand it to force a bot to left-click whatever is in a designated equipment slot. I'd like to have everyone buff up when Rat Ogre shows up.
Is this getting a bit complex? Because this is in descending order of things I personally would find useful. Trying to get a bot to pick up and heal is still a hardship. It's like playing Tower of Hanoi, except one of the pegs is magnetised, and it's the wrong peg.

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fickeb
fickeb

This makes soloing game Possible, Here i beat chain of fire on CATA with me and bots: I.imgur.com

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CE-Proof
CE-Proof

Great mod!

It's just incredible for when you are still waiting for players at the start of a mission or when a player disconnects, because then you have a bot that is actually reliable as a replacement!

I could not figure out how to 'manually control bot use of healing items', as stated in your description, however.

Sometimes when I ping healing items when all bots already have some, one bot uses theirs and picks up the new one. That didn't work every time though and felt quite inconsistent, so I guess that isn't how I control the bot healing.

Maybe you could add a short note that explains how to use your features?^^'
Thanks!

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