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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-05 18:02:59 Reply

At 11/5/13 05:58 PM, Rustygames wrote: You can change the compression settings of the image in flash I think, so it doesn't do it's silliness on it. Also loading externally never hurts.

I usually use tinypng.org for speed, but I used png gauntlet once and it didnt the job the same as far as I recall :)

It's a bitmap image that I embed in fd. I don't have anywhere to host the files (unless dropbox allows that), and I guess I don't care much about people who try to play the swf offline.

I went to that site, but it says "smart lossy compression," and I need the exact hex value for the collision maps and stuff. Either way, I don't think it would change anything.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-06 12:10:29 Reply

At 11/2/13 10:19 PM, Innermike wrote:

Hey Mike. Ehm.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-06 12:15:55 Reply

At 11/5/13 06:02 PM, MSGhero wrote:
At 11/5/13 05:58 PM, Rustygames wrote: You can change the compression settings of the image in flash I think, so it doesn't do it's silliness on it. Also loading externally never hurts.

I usually use tinypng.org for speed, but I used png gauntlet once and it didnt the job the same as far as I recall :)
It's a bitmap image that I embed in fd. I don't have anywhere to host the files (unless dropbox allows that), and I guess I don't care much about people who try to play the swf offline.

I went to that site, but it says "smart lossy compression," and I need the exact hex value for the collision maps and stuff. Either way, I don't think it would change anything.

Ah okay, yes didn't realize PNG gauntlet is lossless. Tinypng is fine if you don't mind an unnoticeable amount of loss, but obviously like you said, doesn't work if you're using pixel colour for some sort of codey thing


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-06 20:56:13 Reply

So I decided to try out a new thing for the channel where I play a random NG Flash game blind.
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Which I now somewhat regret. I think i'm going to need some sort of filter to toss stuff that's just plain not going to work with the format.
Speaking of, I also need to change the format. It's taking me three times as long to render this 11-minute video on the Flash game than it does a usual 45-minute LoL game.

Anyway, as far as actually developing Flash stuff goes i'm still working on that launcher. Which is understandable because I haven't worked on it today or yesterday, so yeah. I'm in the middle of developing a mock PHP script that serves the update/download to the user before I go any further with the auto-update feature.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-07 05:04:24 Reply

At 11/6/13 12:10 PM, 4urentertainment wrote:
At 11/2/13 10:19 PM, Innermike wrote:
Hey Mike. Ehm.
cough cough

Ooooh, that's YOU Mike. I was wondering who マイク is.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-08 01:48:15 Reply

At 11/7/13 05:04 AM, CloudEater wrote:
At 11/6/13 12:10 PM, 4urentertainment wrote:
At 11/2/13 10:19 PM, Innermike wrote:
Hey Mike. Ehm.
cough cough
Ooooh, that's YOU Mike. I was wondering who マイク is.

ohyeh my skype is ih8skype. which is fine if you add me.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-08 13:18:29 Reply

At 11/8/13 01:48 AM, Luis wrote:
At 11/7/13 05:04 AM, CloudEater wrote:
At 11/6/13 12:10 PM, 4urentertainment wrote:
At 11/2/13 10:19 PM, Innermike wrote:
Hey Mike. Ehm.
cough cough
Ooooh, that's YOU Mike. I was wondering who マイク is.
ohyeh my skype is ih8skype. which is fine if you add me.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-09 20:47:22 Reply

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 00:34:59 Reply

This was on the recommended list of one of my videos. Fuck you, YouTube >.>

Also, shameless plug - so, you know, if any of you want me to make fun of your game, I guess? Nobody? Alright, i'll go back to randomly clicking on games :(

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 19:30:50 Reply

At 11/10/13 12:34 AM, egg82 wrote: This was on the recommended list of one of my videos. Fuck you, YouTube >.>

Also, shameless plug - so, you know, if any of you want me to make fun of your game, I guess? Nobody? Alright, i'll go back to randomly clicking on games :(

JUGGERNAUT II will hopefully be out in two-three months...eh? Eh?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 19:39:07 Reply

At 11/10/13 07:30 PM, VoidForce wrote:
At 11/10/13 12:34 AM, egg82 wrote: This was on the recommended list of one of my videos. Fuck you, YouTube >.>

Also, shameless plug - so, you know, if any of you want me to make fun of your game, I guess? Nobody? Alright, i'll go back to randomly clicking on games :(
JUGGERNAUT II will hopefully be out in two-three months...eh? Eh?

Yes, do a week-long video series on the game, I'd watch (an episode of) it. But really, it'd be interesting to hear the reaction of someone who doesn't stare at the game multiple times per day.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 23:29:52 Reply

At 11/10/13 07:39 PM, MSGhero wrote: Yes, do a week-long video series on the game, I'd watch (an episode of) it. But really, it'd be interesting to hear the reaction of someone who doesn't stare at the game multiple times per day.

Never heard of it, can someone explain a little? :P


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 23:31:22 Reply

At 11/10/13 11:29 PM, egg82 wrote: Never heard of it, can someone explain a little? :P

The sequel to the game we made, which will come out sometime in the next while.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-10 23:35:39 Reply

At 11/10/13 11:31 PM, MSGhero wrote: The sequel to the game we made, which will come out sometime in the next while.

Sounds like fun, I can't wait to bash the crap out of it!

I kid, I kid :P
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Unless it's like, god awful...
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Please don't do that to me D:

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 00:04:59 Reply

At 11/10/13 11:35 PM, egg82 wrote:
Unless it's like, god awful...

Well I hope it's not...it's an rpg so I mean it might be boring for your viewers.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 06:13:06 Reply

Whats up. Not liking school right now.

Just starting messing with particles in my free time. Go here

15,000 particles just bouncing around. Does not seem to be lagging on my end. Who is the guy to go to with a crappy computer?

Is it PSvils?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 06:53:07 Reply

Sorry. But this is just really cool. (Well, I think so)

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 09:26:36 Reply

At 11/11/13 12:04 AM, MSGhero wrote: Well I hope it's not...it's an rpg so I mean it might be boring for your viewers.

i'm sure it's fine :P
though yeah, I might have to edit an RPG down.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 10:20:35 Reply

'course, come to think of it I probably won't be doing any of the same series in four months. After looking over the analytics for a while, I figured out that I need to keep changing series/formats/games to stay current.

So, yeah. Spastic content ahoy?


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 13:53:30 Reply

At 11/11/13 06:53 AM, swishcheese wrote: Sorry. But this is just really cool. (Well, I think so)

Perfect Circle Explosion

Realistic Explosion

Welcome to particles! :P And both of those links were the same.

Yes I have a shit computer, your first demo ran fine, though you have no FPS meter, so I can't really say. The other ones seemed smooth, though again, I'm probably cutting to 40fps from 60 or something, with a bit of jitteriness, you need to put an fps meter somewhere.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 18:57:08 Reply

At 11/11/13 01:53 PM, PSvils wrote:
At 11/11/13 06:53 AM, swishcheese wrote: Sorry. But this is just really cool. (Well, I think so)

Perfect Circle Explosion

Realistic Explosion
Welcome to particles! :P And both of those links were the same.

Yes I have a shit computer, your first demo ran fine, though you have no FPS meter, so I can't really say. The other ones seemed smooth, though again, I'm probably cutting to 40fps from 60 or something, with a bit of jitteriness, you need to put an fps meter somewhere.

Opss. That was early in morning. I up it to 60 fps and added a meter. I will have the links right this time too.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 22:56:14 Reply

At 11/11/13 06:57 PM, swishcheese wrote: 20000 particles bouncing around

Perfectly Aligned Explosion

Realistic Explosion

all 60-61 FPS, never dipping below. But I own a decent PC, so I guess it doesn't really count :P


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 23:12:07 Reply

At 11/11/13 06:57 PM, swishcheese wrote: Perfectly Aligned Explosion
Realistic Explosion

But they're functionally identical though aren't they? The 2nd one is just has the starting coords jiggled around a little. If there are no external forces acting on an expansion from a point causing distortion (which seems to be the case here) then the first one would be more realistic.

Just nitpicking nonsense, anyway @egg82 since you have such a beefy machine how does this run for you? http://www.simppa.fi/experimental/as3/2011/molehillparticle/1_4_million/


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 23:49:08 Reply

At 11/11/13 11:12 PM, Innermike wrote: Just nitpicking nonsense, anyway @egg82 since you have such a beefy machine how does this run for you? http://www.simppa.fi/experimental/as3/2011/molehillparticle/1_4_million/

10/10 song choice right there. Does it supply an FPS counter or do I have to do it myself? It looks nice, though.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-11 23:57:54 Reply

At 11/11/13 11:12 PM, Innermike wrote: Just nitpicking nonsense, anyway @egg82 since you have such a beefy machine how does this run for you? http://www.simppa.fi/experimental/as3/2011/molehillparticle/1_4_million/

Not fullscreened, I can do 15-20ish fps.

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-12 10:40:06 Reply

At 11/11/13 11:12 PM, Innermike wrote: Just nitpicking nonsense, anyway @egg82 since you have such a beefy machine how does this run for you? http://www.simppa.fi/experimental/as3/2011/molehillparticle/1_4_million/

With recording, 59-60 (I had to use FRAPS, so the framerate is really HDD-dependent)
Without, of course, never below 60. Fullscreen all the way.
I have a gaming rig that's meant to play and record things like BF4. You aren't going to kill it with Flash :P

Anyway, yeah. If you want to keep throwing challenges my way i'm completely okay with that, I kinda want to see what I can handle and what I can't. If you wan "optimization/how's this" advice, I think PS is your guy to talk to.

Three cheers for YT atrifacting and copyright system, eh?

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-12 16:52:07 Reply

So after watching the entire 1.4 million particle thing, I really wanted to record it for you guys so you could watch it (it really is beautiful) - so far the best FPS i'm getting is from FRAPS in FireFox, which records at 60 but dropped as low as 30 during one bit of the recording. I'm experimenting with some different stuff, but yeah. It's really nice and you should see it in its full 60 FPS glory :3

Here's a quick benchmark while not recording, if anyone's interested. Probably not, but I did it anyway :P
2013-11-12 14:40:50 - FlashPlayerDebugger
Frames: 22485 - Time: 374746ms - Avg: 60.001 - Min: 59 - Max: 61


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-12 19:03:35 Reply

At 11/12/13 04:52 PM, egg82 wrote: I really wanted to record it for you guys so you could watch it

Well I couldn't tell a difference in framerate between your recording and running it (fullscreen) on my low end macbook air so I think PS may be the only guy to really benefit, but yeah upload the full thing to your YT anyway, it's pretty cute.

Sidenote, since when does youtube officially support 60fps? I had friends that used to upload gameplay and they said youtube forcibly cuts it down to 30

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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-12 19:11:23 Reply

At 11/12/13 07:03 PM, Innermike wrote: Well I couldn't tell a difference in framerate between your recording and running it (fullscreen) on my low end macbook air so I think PS may be the only guy to really benefit, but yeah upload the full thing to your YT anyway, it's pretty cute.

hmm, I suppose I can see why. Anyway, yeah. I think I figured out how to record it at true settings with true quality, I just gotta make sure the final mp4 (after render) isn't artifacted, even though YT will artifact it anyway. Don't want to compound the problem.

Sidenote, since when does youtube officially support 60fps? I had friends that used to upload gameplay and they said youtube forcibly cuts it down to 30

29.97, actually. And probably never, though usually you can still tell the different between a 60 FPS recording and a 30 FPS recording, even when the final video is cut down.


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Response to The Flash 'Reg' Lounge 2013-11-13 13:35:27 Reply

Recorded, edited, encoded, and uploaded.
Framrate for the most part was anywhere between 57-60, though a few times during intense sections it dropped to about 45. Once it dropped to as low as 35 :(
Encoded it with blu-ray quality settings and compressed it down into an mp4.
Uploaded to both YouTube and MediaFire because YouTube re-encodes videos with really poor-quality settings.
Original file is on MediaFire, I seriously recommend watching it there. The YT video looks awful in comparison.

Enjoy?

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GPdvy-NlC4
MediaFire: http://www.mediafire.com/watch/114dffkprmw7jt8/Particles.mp4


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