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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 10:12 AM Reply

At 4/19/08 11:56 PM, ZekeySpaceyLizard wrote: You can:
- water your dog
- water your bathroom
- walk your garden
- break your snack
- garden your bathroom
- stare at a bathroom
- stare at a snack

LOL!
(Actually from the list too.)

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 11:00 AM Reply

whats pico day?

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 01:18 PM Reply

Pretty Sweet Tom!


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 02:02 PM Reply

At 4/20/08 09:44 AM, PsychoGoldfish wrote: The NG ads don't work that way, they load asynchronously with the game/movie... if the movie is done loading, you can play right away.

That is awesome then! Go NG ads.

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 02:09 PM Reply

At 4/20/08 02:02 PM, FBIpolux wrote: That is awesome then! Go NG ads.

You smell, btw.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 02:19 PM Reply

I hope this isn't a dumb idea, but I made a topic on it anyway.

I think there should be an API for game developers here on NG. That way we could earn achievements for the games we play and maybe chat with people on our contacts list. There could even be multiplayer features similar to xbox live. Maybe not as complex, but enough so that we could play with our friends and keep track of our ranking.

It would take NG way above sites like kongregate and any other flash game site.

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 04:40 PM Reply

Cool. Downloading preloader now . =D

Oh and Tom, did you receive my pm about that preloader?

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 06:04 PM Reply

Okay so.

I've done everything properly.

And I have dragged NG_AD_OBJECT onto my timeline.

So now I have this big fat black newgrounds logo which spawns popup windows taking up almost the whole screen for the whole flash cartoon.

....

So....how are people supposed to watch the cartoon with this big black ng_ad_object billboard blocking their vision?

Or is that the whole point of this thing?

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 06:13 PM Reply

At 4/20/08 06:04 PM, ZekeySpaceyLizard wrote: So....how are people supposed to watch the cartoon with this big black ng_ad_object billboard blocking their vision?

Or is that the whole point of this thing?

it's a combo preloader/ad viewer

when you press play the preloader animation will play, cut out the ad, then continue playing the main timeline

unless you were joking : (


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 06:18 PM Reply

At 4/20/08 06:13 PM, Afro-Ninja wrote:
it's a combo preloader/ad viewer

when you press play the preloader animation will play, cut out the ad, then continue playing the main timeline

Well it doesn't!

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 06:40 PM Reply

Im gonna get one, lol

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 07:26 PM Reply

Once again it seems you are having trouble reading the help.

For flash 5 and MX, you put the NG_API_OBJECT across your whole timeline. The AD object just goes on the frame you want... if you put THAT across your movie, you will SEE it across your whole movie.

At 4/20/08 06:04 PM, ZekeySpaceyLizard wrote: Okay so.

I've done everything properly.

And I have dragged NG_AD_OBJECT onto my timeline.

So now I have this big fat black newgrounds logo which spawns popup windows taking up almost the whole screen for the whole flash cartoon.

....

So....how are people supposed to watch the cartoon with this big black ng_ad_object billboard blocking their vision?

Or is that the whole point of this thing?

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 20th, 2008 @ 09:44 PM Reply

awsome idea guys I think this will really inspire alot of people(including myself) to step up their game in the flash making buisness gonna dl it right now.


um lol? thats just about all I have to say to you right now

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 12:24 AM Reply

At 4/20/08 07:26 PM, PsychoGoldfish wrote: Once again it seems you are having trouble reading the help.

For flash 5 and MX, you put the NG_API_OBJECT across your whole timeline. The AD object just goes on the frame you want... if you put THAT across your movie, you will SEE it across your whole movie.

NG ads work for my crappy horribly outdated version of flash?

I might have to start giving a damn about animating again.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 01:35 AM Reply

Now if only I could afford to buy Flash Professional... I'm so poor. :(


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 04:04 AM Reply

Tom!

Can we please get a shortcut to the API in our account page?

Thank you ^_^


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 04:23 AM Reply

Lulz Pico Day is about Tankmen and those other shitty things I hate.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 09:37 AM Reply

COOL!!!

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 09:58 AM Reply

So silence = "no jack you have to use that preloader and only that preloader."

That's fine.

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 12:28 PM Reply

At 4/21/08 09:58 AM, JackPhantasm wrote: So silence = "no jack you have to use that preloader and only that preloader."

That's fine.

haha, use whatever you want


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 01:28 PM Reply

Hopefully rather than motivate people to sell themselves out to get page views, this will act as a way to motivate artists to get shit done and to submit higher quality stuff

Probably won't be the latter though. Might not have any effect at all

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 02:07 PM Reply

I made sure to grab my Pico Day preloader, even though I'm not submitting anything - it's still hella nice to get one to look at!!!


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 02:51 PM Reply

At 4/21/08 01:28 PM, CoolDrMoney wrote:
Hopefully rather than motivate people to sell themselves out to get page views, this will act as a way to motivate artists to get shit done and to submit higher quality stuff

Probably won't be the latter though. Might not have any effect at all

So far I have noticed a pattern. Stuff that has a lot of effort makes money, stuff without does not.

The lazy people wanting sortcuts to cash probably won't find success with this, nor will they care as long as they can get lump-sum sponsorships without having to work any harder.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 03:37 PM Reply

I'll be using this in my pico day game ;)


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 05:31 PM Reply

I wish pico his 8th BIRTHday

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 06:47 PM Reply

Too bad I have no talent in flash now.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 06:58 PM Reply

At 4/21/08 12:28 PM, PsychoGoldfish wrote:
haha, use whatever you want

thanx <3

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 07:35 PM Reply

Yayyyyy

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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 21st, 2008 @ 10:44 PM Reply

Tom, where are these popup ads coming from? I've gotten like 3 today.


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Response to Pico Day Preloaders! Apr. 22nd, 2008 @ 03:13 AM Reply

hey, the pre-loader is really big,
about 200kb - its larger than what i am making
is there a way to make it smaller?