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The Cost of Staying Warm

25th November 2022

Over on the other side of the world, we are seeing prices only just starting to increase both in the grocery bills and energy costs. It is meant to really hit us next year...

We invested in updating our solar array from a small 1.5KW system which over t*snip*


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Wording of buttons and tool tip advise

22nd October 2022

Dam Jay, I've got another option now with Auto! :D

[thumb]https://socoder.net/uploads/362/2022/42/new_scrolling_options.jpg[/thumb]

Now a thin rectangle appears when the mouse is near the edge, with auto enabled, the speed depends on how far away*snip*


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Wording of buttons and tool tip advise

22nd October 2022

Thanks Rockford.

Re: mouse cursors, the target audience does like that choice, I disable it too ;)

Since I've been developing this game for so long, it's very natural for me to move around holding the right mouse button down, but when you rot*snip*


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Wording of buttons and tool tip advise

22nd October 2022

Hey All,

So in my game I've got a few options for scrolling around, holding down mouse buttons 2 or 3 anywhere on the game screen, or, holding down mouse buttons 2 or 3 at the edge of the game screen.

Currently in the Options I've got the bu*snip*


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Return to Monkey Island

21st September 2022

Played a couple of hours this morning, really enjoying it, taking my time with it :)


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PS4 Thoughts

17th September 2022

Give Little Nightmares another go, it's a strange but good little platformer. I liked the look of it and was surprised how cool it was. Completed it over a few sessions too.


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Donut Dodo

13th September 2022

I feel the need to code something similar after watching the video, looks great 👍


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Bad Neighbours

6th September 2022

Hope you are okay Brice!


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BMP-less Desktops

6th September 2022

@Brice, maybe that's why MS did it for XP for performance reasons.... I do recall something about active desktop too.

No worries @rychan, over on the bomb Henri tested on Win7 using the same command I am using and he has confirmed it works with a JP*snip*


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BMP-less Desktops

5th September 2022

If you are wondering, we are onto the final testing of our Jigsaw game, and one of my tests is running on an old (13+years) Celeron (with an Intel onboard GPU) desktop, once you compete a puzzle I've got the feature of letting the player set the photo*snip*


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BMP-less Desktops

5th September 2022

Thanks guys!

[update]-=-=-[/update]
LOL! I'd forgotten about Vista!!


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BMP-less Desktops

5th September 2022

IKR :)

I'm trying to boot up an old laptop that I thought had Win7 on it... but it's a broken install of Win8!

Doing a format and trying to reinstall Win8 as I cant find my Win7 disc!

[update]-=-=-[/update]
The funny thing with WinXP, is *snip*


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BMP-less Desktops

5th September 2022

Windows Wallpapers Q - With XP, it couldnt set a JPG as a desktop wallpaper and it actually created a BMP file... Win10 supports JPG.... now when did that happen? Win7? I'm using SystemParametersInfo(20, 0, file, 1) and just want to ensure that it wor*snip*


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Rockford's Thumb

26th August 2022

You took pictures of your bruised bum? 😂

Take it easy.


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Leg Cramps

23rd August 2022

Yeah salt is meant to help with cramps, but for the last 10+ years I've actually added more salt to my food where as when I was a kid I would only add it to chips and roast potatoes...


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Return to Monkey Island

23rd August 2022

LoL horse armour! Still not sold on the graphics but I'm still looking forward to the game


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Leg Cramps

20th August 2022

Yeah, I did rub some muscle gel in yesterday. Got a good sleep last night.


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Leg Cramps

20th August 2022

It's winter here and it has been raining a bit here :P

Leg has been a bit sore all day, hopefully I dont have a repeat tonight.


therevillsgames

Leg Cramps

20th August 2022

Had the worst leg cramp I ever had last night... time for more bananas!


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Shadows Loop Performance

18th August 2022

Draw Outline - ''Just'' draws another image (previously generated).

When I multi select, I am doing it a pretty lazy way:
[code]If Game.Mouse.b1
If Not selecting
ClearSelected()
selecting = True
selectingX1 = Camera.MouseX()
selec*snip*


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Shadows Loop Performance

17th August 2022

Thanks Jay, that might give an extra frame or two... I run my monitor at 120hz, so most of the games in Windows mode run at 120 FPS, when I select all the tiles, and move them, shadowOn becomes 1, showing the shadows....

But I now think the issue is wit*snip*


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New Security Cameras...

14th August 2022

Wow you have a major issue with that cam Jay... There is a black bar across the image :P

Also watch out for that cat ;)


therevillsgames

New Security Cameras...

14th August 2022

Looks good, I've got a reolink too, not the same model and they are good. My 2.4ghz wifi is pretty slow I think I have too many devices connected to it.


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Shadows Loop Performance

14th August 2022

Hmm, the more I looked at this yesterday the more I thought it wasn't the rendering, although the render time does increase by 3x. I'm now investigating my recursive functions...


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Shadows Loop Performance

13th August 2022

Hey All,

I'm STILL working on my ''little'' jigsaw game, taken way too long :o Nearly finished but having some performance issues.

When I cut up an image (1920x1280) into the 1008 jigsaw pieces, I have the drawing logic of:

1. Loop th*snip*

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