Copyright 2003 by Phillip Saltzman and Robert Zubek, Northwestern University
Module for the NWN Extender (NWNX), copyright 2003 by Ingmar Stieger
Licensed under the GNU General Public License
Shadow Door is an agent control interface for the game Neverwinter Nights - it lets external processes control NPCs in the game. Using Shadow Door, developers can write external AI programs, using arbitrary languages and arbitrary platforms, to play the game with human players.
Shadow Door distribution consists of:
Shadow Door has been tested under Windows 2000 and XP, and it should also work on Windows 98. It incurs almost no performance overhead, so any system capable of running Neverwinter Nights should be sufficient.
The program is a module for Ingmar Stieger's excellent NWN Extender, and is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License - see the license file for details.
To run Shadow Door, you need Neverwinter Nights (obviously ;), and the NWN Extender (NWNX). Please download and install NWNX 2.5 before proceeding.
To install Shadow Door, unpack the distribution into your Neverwinter Nights directory (e.g., C:\Program Files\Neverwinter Nights). This will produce the following files and folders:
System usage and implementation is described further in the following documents - please feel free to pick your favorite path through them: