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  1. Thread: trig formula

    by octothorp
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    trig formula

    I need to make a trig function and I can't find any examples on this one: the challenge is to calculate an angle, when the lengths of all three sides of a triangle are known, but no angles are known....
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    At least some of the 'facts' on here are false. I...

    At least some of the 'facts' on here are false. I know this one is:

    "On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag."

    Common misconception. I've...
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    I really think you're going to come up against a...

    I really think you're going to come up against a technology wall, which is probably the most frusterating thing that can happen in Flash: all your code is going well, objects are moving the way...
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    Here are the parts you need: -SWF file...

    Here are the parts you need:

    -SWF file
    -simple XML file (to start with, just a single node, named 'high-scores' or something).
    -A PHP or ASP file. What works with your server? I really don't...
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    Flash has some issues using 'sendAndLoad' if the...

    Flash has some issues using 'sendAndLoad' if the SWF and the target URL are not on the same domain, which sounds to be the case for you. Put an ASP or PHP on your server just to make sure that the...
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    And the results are in: It's a Liberal minority...

    And the results are in: It's a Liberal minority government, with the conservatives a distant second, and both the Bloc Quebecois and NDP making considerable gains. And the Green Party picking up 4%,...
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    I find that the problem with a lot of Flash RPGs...

    I find that the problem with a lot of Flash RPGs is that there's so much lag in the combat sequences. You'll meet a blue slime, with about 2 hps, and you know you can kill it in a single strike. But...
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    Hey, another Calgarian! What riding are you in?...

    Hey, another Calgarian! What riding are you in? I'm in Calgary east. I've actually probably talked to a lot of Calgarians who are voting Green (especially in Calgary West, with the whole 'Vote Out...
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    Just the general left/right swing within Canada....

    Just the general left/right swing within Canada. The conservative party was strongly in favour of sending troops to Iraq, and have constantly talked in the past of having closer ties with the US and...
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    election night in canada!!

    Just a reminder for all Canadian FKers out there to get out and vote today! It'll be fascinating to see how the election results are affected by everything from the new Moore movie to child...
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    Thanks for digging up that link, Tonypa; very...

    Thanks for digging up that link, Tonypa; very interesting, and well made, I think. It's got some similarities to what I had invisioned my own game looking like (a card-playing interface, and a...
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    I was a big fan of the original dodgeball series,...

    I was a big fan of the original dodgeball series, and I had actually thought about doing a flash remake of it (Actually, I had thought about doing a Flash version of murderball, a game we would play...
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    Do you mean that you're trying to post a message...

    Do you mean that you're trying to post a message on the forum, and you need to have some code in your post:

    like this?

    Just press the '#' in the vB code section above the text field, then copy...
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    collectable card game interface

    I'm working on an RPG in Flash, and I was thinking about designing the combat system to be similar to a collectable card-game interface, particularly like Magic: The Gathering; spells, enchantments,...
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    maybe some diversity in the blocks would be good....

    maybe some diversity in the blocks would be good.

    For example, combo-blocks which are, for example, red and green, and, if clicked, group with both red and green blocks. So, let's say you destroy...
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    colour-count in pixel art

    While lurking around on pixel-art forums, I hear a lot of talk about using as limited a palatte as possible--dithering should be done by using the two dithering colours, rather than simply finding a...
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    first time I played the game I didn't bother...

    first time I played the game I didn't bother looking at the instructions. And I had no clue what was going on. But once I read the instructions, it was pretty good. I imagine that there's some...
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    Looks pretty good--I like the little metroid...

    Looks pretty good--I like the little metroid graphics. I agree with what others have said about level-progress speeds. It seemed to take forever to get to level 2, and then all of a sudden, I was at...
  19. Thread: fish game

    by octothorp
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    Ah, I've got it! With the cow representative of...

    Ah, I've got it! With the cow representative of the Hindu faith, the fish in the game must similarly be representative of Christianity (I don't mean that the game itself is a Christian game, simply...
  20. Thread: fish game

    by octothorp
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    yeah, it's simple but decent. I like the...

    yeah, it's simple but decent. I like the jumping-out-of-the-water movement. Some better graphics would help, and yeah, the cow at the end is a bit puzzling.
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    Thanks BL, that's a great link! The model used...

    Thanks BL, that's a great link! The model used for processing language there is kinda similar to the model I was creating for my own parser, but much more advanced, obviously. I hadn't thought about...
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    Thanks for the replies, all! I understand...

    Thanks for the replies, all!

    I understand what you're saying about pseudo-ai conversations, jbum, but this is a project that's more for my own interest than satisfying any users; if anyone else...
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    emulating conversation

    I'm working on a game that should have a significant amount of conversation between characters, and I'd like to make the conversation model more complex than a simple tree of possible conversation...
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    Well, it's really difficult because Flash can't...

    Well, it's really difficult because Flash can't handle 3D objects, every possible angle you want to use has to be rendered in a seperate frame. For a simple one-dimensional animation, you could do a...
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    You can just have < br/>. The slash at the end of...

    You can just have < br/>. The slash at the end of the tag indicates that there is no closing tag. From the point of view of the XML validator, it means the same as < br>< /br>.
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