API Reference


getVar(name, actoropt)

Gets a custom variable of the given actor.

This will return the value that has been set on the actor with setVar.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
name string The name of the variable to get.
actor Actor <optional>
The actor whose variable to get. If omitted, defaults to the current actor.
Returns:
The value of the variable, or undefined
Example
export const PROPS = [
  propActor("player")
]

// Imagine this is a script that's part of an NPC whose job it is
// to heal the player when their hitpoints go below 3.
export function onTick() {
  const playerHp = getVar(props.player, "hp") || 0;
  if (playerHp < 3) {
    log("Oh no, the player is low on hitpoints");
    // ...some logic here to heal the player, for example:
    send(props.player, "Heal", 10);
    // Only do this at most once every 5 seconds.
    cooldown(5);
  }
}

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