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Chit-Chat / Re: See You Soon, Stencyl!
« on: December 04, 2017, 03:56:00 pm »
Take care!

Chit-Chat / Re: Tip n Talk Auto Speakerphone for Android
« on: November 13, 2017, 10:55:46 pm »
This should be in the mobile releases form.
Actually it's good here since it wasn't made in Stencyl

Journals / Re: Non Named (Menu working stuff)
« on: November 05, 2017, 08:26:02 pm »
Hey, I tried out your demo! Your diagonal move speed seems like it's faster than your horizontal and vertical move speeds. That usually happens when you set both your X and Y speeds to your max move speed.

If you do something like this when moving diagonally instead, it'll be consistent. The second is a less intensive approximation of the first.

Windows / Mac / Flash / HTML5 / Re: Breezy
« on: November 01, 2017, 11:35:20 am »
This is cool.

Chit-Chat / Re: Editing Hard-Coded Information in Stencyl
« on: October 20, 2017, 02:02:06 pm »
This could be a useful thread!

Here's something I wrote for myself a few days ago after having to modify a custom block I was working on multiple times. It's not very descriptive but hopefully it could be of use to someone:

Adding New Fields to Existing Custom Blocks

1. Open YOUR_BEHAVIOR' document in /snippets/
2. Find relevant <receiver> for your custom block and note the second value.
3. Open /resources/data.xml
4. Find "custom-YOURVALUE"
5. Modify block text under "gui" and add new field with appropriate name, order and type.
6. Go back to the file.
7. Add "get-byobval" value to end of <receiver> tag.

Chit-Chat / Re: What makes a game a Great game?
« on: October 17, 2017, 03:31:38 am »
A developer needs to have good taste, and they need to be able to break down what they like about games, other media and even their own fantasies, and they need to be able to execute on their intentions in a fashion that meets or exceeds their own standards.

Chit-Chat / Re: Calibri Font Free for Commercial Use?
« on: October 15, 2017, 01:40:47 pm »
No! It's licensed by Microsoft, but the license is a bit confused.
After some research I think I have no permission to do, but tomorrow i will call Microsoft support to ask about.
Anyway, thank you
Let us know how it goes!

Chit-Chat / Re: How powerful can Stencyl exe games get.
« on: September 04, 2017, 03:23:04 pm »
Very awesome!  :)

How are you managing to keep that framerate when I can't even have a guy shoot more than 30 bullets without my flash freezing up.

It's an exe export. You gotta start making exe games flash is about to die in less than 3 years.
Technically, flash is being discontinued at the end of 2020, so it's actually more than 3 years. :)

For those who want to continue making web games, HTML5 is the way to go, and Stencyl's HTML5 target should be out of the beta phase by 3.5.

Chit-Chat / Re: Watch out for the Eclipse 2017
« on: August 20, 2017, 02:28:27 pm »
We are one day away from the eclipse. I'm shaking out of excitement. :D

If Donni11 is correct, at least it's coming up soon then. I think my great-grandparents are starting to get tired of flinging things with spatulas. :(
Here's a new one:

How about screwing in some ol' fashioned incandescent lightbulbs? Leave em' on for a little while and after they're good and hot, splash em' with water! They'll explode!

Chit-Chat / Re: Watch out for the Eclipse 2017
« on: August 19, 2017, 07:49:47 pm »
I'm pretty sure there are no mistakes in the original post but thank you for the concern :) :) :) :) :)

Chit-Chat / Re: Watch out for the Eclipse 2017
« on: August 18, 2017, 05:09:39 pm »
I'm in the path of totality here in Nashville 8) 8)

Chit-Chat / Re: Watch out for the Eclipse 2017
« on: August 17, 2017, 01:00:38 am »
The fun activities section is great, but please consider expanding it with more activities. My kids need something to do in the remaining 10 days leading up to the eclipse, and I'm not sure that wearing a strainer basket will hold their interest until then.

Thank you for the reply. I will try to think of some fun activities for your kids.

Here's one:

How about using a spatula as a sort of "item tossing device"? Could be fun

That's all I've got to offer for now.

Chit-Chat / Watch out for the Eclipse 2017
« on: August 17, 2017, 12:48:48 am »

Depicted (from left to right): bright circle, dark circle

Yes it is that time of year again. For the first time in 400 years the United States of America will be including a west to east coast to coast SOLAR ECLIPSE predicted to span the entire coast to coast area of the country . This legendary event will take place Monday August the 27th.

What you need to know:


- When in the Path of Totality you will be blessed with the opportunity to stare at the sun but only during the brief period of totalitarianism.
- No one has ever seen a solar eclipse before so we're not sure what is going to happen.
- Do not be inside during this once in a livetime event as you will regret it afterwards and will never witness it.
- Don't forget your space helmet (crucial mistake).

The Map

Do you see your house? If you do not then it is time to get in a car

The Phases


Total. You can look now!

Post-total. Stop looking!

Welp it's over now what

Cultural Impact
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Fun Activities

Consider wearing one of these bad boys on your head at all times. It will project miniature eclipses onto your head which will empower you

Welp now that you have all of the information that you need you're ready for the soar eclipse! See you out there!

Something to keep in mind is if you're using the Flash Debugger (the thing that's bundled with Stencyl and used when testing Flash games), performance will be worse than if you were using the regular Flash Player.

Chit-Chat / Re: Bicycling chat thread
« on: July 31, 2017, 03:37:34 am »

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