Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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ACME
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Re: Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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Yes, this is the right fix. It works as it should. Thanks again!

I agree, but RJ1 seems to be forever gone.
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Eizzoux wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:40 pm wow fixed again cool but where is RJ1 himself he could probably fix it by himself as well
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... so that's where. Not here.

It's only been 40 hours since the current set of bugs were first mentioned, so you shouldn't even expect Holger to necessarily have been by that quickly...
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filbo wrote: Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:50 am Holger: before the level starts, or while paused (including due to single-step), please have the player character slowly blink on and off.
filbo, it's been 3 years... why hasn't your idea come to fruition?
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Pretty much. But it can be done with some custom artwork, but both ways that I know are... flawed. Execution with custom elements already takes at least several elements just to sync up several tiles flashing together (not sure about just one element flashing), it would be still too small, and with global animations... well, you can't position them properly for individual levels, it's all the same for every one. I once actually did that a while ago in my not still done levelset Cave Chaos 2 (which is kinda like a port of another game), and it has that feature as well, but, again, I can't do that animation with other positions other than top left corner where player starts on first level.
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Re: Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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ACME wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:37 am
filbo wrote: Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:50 am Holger: before the level starts, or while paused (including due to single-step), please have the player character slowly blink on and off.
filbo, it's been 3 years... why hasn't your idea come to fruition?
Ya got me...

Holger didn't think it was a good idea? Or hasn't gotten around to it? This is just a fun side project for him, none of us have a Support Contract or anything!

Or, any of us could code it into the game and submit the changes, and then he'd totally rewrite them because that's how he is :)
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Eizzoux, thanks a lot for your fast and perfect solutions for the problems ACME pointed out -- I couldn't have been faster or better than you did! :D

Some notes on the other comments unrelated to the thread's topic:
ACME wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:37 am
filbo wrote: Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:50 am Holger: before the level starts, or while paused (including due to single-step), please have the player character slowly blink on and off.
filbo, it's been 3 years... why hasn't your idea come to fruition?
Well... not every good idea gets implemented immediately. ;-)

In fact, the idea of visually highlighting the player upon level start (or while the game is paused) is very good, and should be added. It's just that I haven't done it yet. It would have to play nicely with all aspects of the custom graphics system, especially regarding already existing level sets with custom artwork, to not (visually) break existing stuff.
But it can be done with some custom artwork, but both ways that I know are... flawed.
What might help here would be a way to define a global animation that does not have a fixed x/y position on the screen or in the playfield, but that is defined to always be "at player position", or even "at player number X position".
Or, any of us could code it into the game and submit the changes, and then he'd totally rewrite them because that's how he is :)
Maybe yes... :D
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Re: Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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BryanFRitt wrote: Wed May 02, 2018 8:11 pm I was able to the preview back by editing the graphicsinfo.conf file's viewport.playfield.height line...

# 0,0 is top left
viewport.playfield.x: 685 # was 600 # x value of leftmost of main menu # 1920/2-550/2=685
viewport.playfield.y: 265 # was 200 # y value of topmost of main menu # 1080/2-550/2=265
viewport.playfield.width: 550 # minimum 269 # was 550 # effects the levelset selection width
viewport.playfield.height: 550 # minimum 518 # was 450 # effects the levelset selection height

Where are the manual for setting this up? I found these minimums by guessing and testing.

p.s. You can get rid of this warning by commenting out the 'author:' line, e.g. '# author:'
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rocksndiamonds: warning: unknown token(s) found in config file:
rocksndiamonds: - config file: '/home/bryan/.rocksndiamonds/graphics/1920x1080_by_rjkole/graphicsinfo.conf'
rocksndiamonds: - dynamic token: 'author'
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These changes can also be incorporated fixes too.
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Re: Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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BryanFRitt, I already incorporated your fixes into my too graphicsinfo.conf

But it's good that you attached an almost complete file. Thank you!

When the issue with the level editor is resolved then it will be complete. :)
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Re: Widescreen Mode 1920x1080 (zip)

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Holger wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:03 am Well... not every good idea gets implemented immediately. ;-)
There was a Dilbert cartoon with a theme about ideas getting implemented immediately. ?this episode?
3 "The Competition" Seth Kearsley Ned Goldreyer February 8, 1999 103
Dilbert is fired from his job when he is suspected of being a spy for a rival company (which was a rumor cooked up by Dogbert's online newsletter) and gets hired at a company that actually treats their workers like people.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilbert_( ... n_1_(1999)
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