ExtrovertPlatypus [Lexaloffle Blog Feed]https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?uid=43984 Where is the IRC chat? <p>Hello, how you doing.<br /> Well, I have found the PICO-8 Discord really useful, and the other day, I tried to enter the IRC chat, but it told me that it had been moved to another location or deleted.<br /> Was it moved, deleted or neither?<br /> If it has only be moved, how can I access it?<br /> It's not life or death, because I already have the Discord, but just out of curiosity.+<br /> BTW: I put it on the chat category, couldn't find a better one</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=40815 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=40815 Tue, 15 Dec 2020 21:13:51 UTC Help with spwaning mobs <p>Now, I am having a lot of problems with having mobs spawn.<br /> I tried with marking tiles as &quot;spawn&quot; and then doing a loop that in -init() does</p> <div> <div style="max-width:800px; overflow:auto; margin-bottom:12px"> <table style="width:100%" cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0> <tr><td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg0.png> <div style="font-family : courier; color: #000000; display:absolute; padding-left:10px; padding-top:4px; padding-bottom:4px; "> <pre> function spawn_mobs() for x=0,127 do for y=0,63 do if is_tile(spawn,x,y) then spr(m.spr,x,y) end end end</pre></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> </tr></table></div></div> <p>This doesn't work<br /> Any ideas on any other method to spawn monsters?</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38375 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38375 Thu, 11 Jun 2020 08:55:38 UTC When you don't want to use corroutines <h2>Fluid text,no coroutines</h2> <p>I when working on my game, I have never found an easy way that didn't imply using coroutines of doing fluid text, but with a little googling(well, al ot googling) I have found a way.<br /> I don't know if I am the only one with problems on this matter but, I think that it is itnetresting.<br /> So, I was doing the intro for my game and did it this way.<br /> Tomorrow I post the cartridge.<br /> It is possible that this code doesn't work, because I kind of just made it up on the run, but I think that it is prettysimilar to the one I did on my game, but if anyone can help on polishing it, it will be welcome.</p> <div> <div style="max-width:800px; overflow:auto; margin-bottom:12px"> <table style="width:100%" cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0> <tr><td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg0.png> <div style="font-family : courier; color: #000000; display:absolute; padding-left:10px; padding-top:4px; padding-bottom:4px; "> <pre>function _init() intro=the days of hiding\nhave ended (for example) char=0 end function _updat() char+=(depending on the speed you want the text to appear, normal speed is around 0.2) end function _draw() cls() print(sub(char,#intro),x,y,colour) end</pre></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> </tr></table></div></div> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38297 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38297 Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:27:53 UTC Untitled <p>I want more information on filling chests ith items(sword,armour,bow) randomly.<br /> I wish to do this with a table called items made up on tables for each item like this</p> <div> <div style="max-width:800px; overflow:auto; margin-bottom:12px"> <table style="width:100%" cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0> <tr><td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg0.png> <div style="font-family : courier; color: #000000; display:absolute; padding-left:10px; padding-top:4px; padding-bottom:4px; "> <pre>function chest_setup() (here the tables of each item) end function bow_setup() b={} b.range=3 b.arrows=5 end</pre></div></td> <td background=/gfx/code_bg1.png width=16><div style="width:16px;display:block"></div></td> </tr></table></div></div> <p>This with all the items<br /> How would I do this?<br /> Any help will be mostly appreciated</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37985 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37985 Sat, 16 May 2020 13:20:50 UTC Zelda style Monk <p> <table><tr><td> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76541#p"> <img src="/bbs/thumbs/pico8_wekihiyoze-0.png" style="height:256px"></a> </td><td width=10></td><td valign=top> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76541#p"> TheMonk 4.0</a><br><br> by <a href="/bbs/?uid=43984"> ExtrovertPlatypus</a> <br><br><br> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76541#p"> [Click to Play]</a> </td></tr></table> </p> <h2>Ok,I understand, you are tired of this game. I hace published, once,twice, (three billion times)</h2> <p>I uderstand all that, but this is a demo of a much bigger game I am working on, The Final Monk.<br /> This game includes only a few of the features of all the features the final one will have.<br /> Please give it a try, and if you win post it.<br /> The bow will only kill animals when they are in attack position<br /> This one includes healh, but spikes will just kill you. The chrono up there tells you how much time you have before you run out of water</p> <h2>Hope you enjoy</h2> <h1>ExtrovertPlatypus</h1> <p>@ExtrovertPlatypus</p> <h1>Help can someone tell me why when y write my username with an @ it doesn&acute;t convert it into a username?</h1> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37943 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37943 Thu, 14 May 2020 07:47:38 UTC Want to do my look carts cooler <p>Hello<br /> I was wondering if the images in the carts of for example pico-tennis can be changed for them being cooler or if that something you have to draw on the sprite editor</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37920 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37920 Wed, 13 May 2020 08:02:41 UTC 0.2.0 version help <p>Hi<br /> Could someone explain me the mayor changes with these new version?<br /> I know it doesn&acute;t seem important but I would thank a lot anyone who could explain me a little version 0.2.0</p> <h2>Thanks a lot!</h2> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37906 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37906 Tue, 12 May 2020 07:47:41 UTC Bug when trying to play on the BBS <p>Hello there<br /> Yesterday I published the monk 3.0 (can&acute;t get tired of it) and when I tried to update it with a new version that included a crhono for thirst. I uploaded (unintentionally) the game 3 times. I don&acute;t know if this has something to do with my problem<br /> Question is that when I tried to play in the BBS it showed me this message </p> <img style="" border=0 src="/media/43984/25_Captura.PNG" alt="" /> <h2>I don&acute;t understand if it is a problem of the code or if is another kind of problem</h2> <p>Please someone help me!</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37905 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37905 Tue, 12 May 2020 07:42:26 UTC TheMonk 3.0 <p> <table><tr><td> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76366#p"> <img src="/bbs/thumbs/pico8_motuwosudi-0.png" style="height:256px"></a> </td><td width=10></td><td valign=top> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76366#p"> TheMonk3.0</a><br><br> by <a href="/bbs/?uid=43984"> ExtrovertPlatypus</a> <br><br><br> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76366#p"> [Click to Play]</a> </td></tr></table> </p> <h1>Here it is</h1> <p>After a long time I ve finished the final version of TheMonk.</p> <h2>Novelties</h2> <p>I&acute;ve removed the music, because I thought that it wasn&acute;t good enough<br /> I&acute;ve improved the sfx a lot<br /> I&acute;ve added the bow, wich is used with c<br /> The monsters now have 2 positions</p> <h2>Tips</h2> <p>Try not to use your weapons to much and spend money carefully<br /> There is less water now<br /> The foxes only attack when they have their tongue out</p> <h2>Special thanks</h2> <p>To all the people who played the original one and gave it a star</p> <h2>If you win post it</h2> <h2>Tell me your opinion!</h2> <h2>Thanks a lot</h2> <h1>Platypus Inc.</h1> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37879 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37879 Mon, 11 May 2020 10:54:36 UTC The Monk 2.0 (updated version) <p> <table><tr><td> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76117#p"> <img src="/bbs/thumbs/pico8_hotehotude-0.png" style="height:256px"></a> </td><td width=10></td><td valign=top> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76117#p"> The Monk 2.0</a><br><br> by <a href="/bbs/?uid=43984"> ExtrovertPlatypus</a> <br><br><br> <a href="/bbs/?pid=76117#p"> [Click to Play]</a> </td></tr></table> </p> <h1>Second version!</h1> <p>I&acute;ve polished the game a little bit and fixed some minor bugs</p> <h2>Novelties</h2> <p>New store: weaponry<br /> New weapons: mega sword and club<br /> SFX:I have improved (kinda) the sfx, because I didn&acute;t like the old ones<br /> Longer story</p> <h2>For those who didn&acute;t play the original version(most of the people)</h2> <p>The Monk is a game in wich you play a monk who is in search of his true self<br /> To do that he crosses deserts with foxes and snakes, while drinking water regularly, because it is super important</p> <h2>How to play</h2> <p>Use the arrows to move. You have got 30 seconds for each water jar you drink<br /> If you run out of water, you die</p> <h2>Tips</h2> <p>Don&acute;t use all your money on weapons, but weapons are also important. It&acute;s all about equilibrium</p> <h2>Special thanks</h2> <p>Again to Dylan Bennet (<a href="https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?uid=10198"> @MBoffin</a>) for showing me the ropes and to everyone who gave a star to the original The Monk, because that meant a lot to me. I know it is not a great game, but you made me think of doing more games. Thanks <a href="https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?uid=28038"> @doczi_dominik</a> for telling me about the gruber sfx and music tutorials</p> <h2>Please tell me what do you think of the game.</h2> <h2>Post if you win</h2> <h1>Thanks a lot</h1> <h2>Platypus Inc.</h2> <p>Play the original game <a href="https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?pid=75939#p">here</a></p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37813 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37813 Fri, 08 May 2020 11:24:18 UTC My first game <p> <table><tr><td> <a href="/bbs/?pid=75939#p"> <img src="/bbs/thumbs/pico8_the_monk-0.png" style="height:256px"></a> </td><td width=10></td><td valign=top> <a href="/bbs/?pid=75939#p"> The Monk</a><br><br> by <a href="/bbs/?uid=43984"> ExtrovertPlatypus</a> <br><br><br> <a href="/bbs/?pid=75939#p"> [Click to Play]</a> </td></tr></table> </p> <h1>For Pupu</h1> <h1>My game</h1> <p>This is my first game and I am pretty proud of it.<br /> I have worked on it to make everything work a lot, because I am all new to pico8. Any comments will be apreciated</p> <h2>&quot;Plot&quot;</h2> <p>You are a monk in search of his true self by crossing desserts, and drinking water.<br /> You need to cross a dessert inhabtated by snakes and bad foxes. An idiot put some spikes to make your life easier.</p> <h2>How to play</h2> <p>It isn&acute;t complicated. You just have to drink water regularly and avoid getting hit by animals or spikes<br /> You can use the sword to kill animals. You can kill with the initial sword up to 2 animals</p> <h2>Tips</h2> <p>Try to drink water regularly and try no to go to fast, because thats how yo get killed. The water obliges you to move but you have 30 secinds for each jar you drink, so don&acute;t worry</p> <h2>Special thanks</h2> <p>To Dylan Bennet, who showed me the ropes with his tutorials and I ma xtremely grateful, because I would never have imagined that I would finish a complete game</p> <h2>I will add an update of this game with more weapons and a bit longer game</h2> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37776 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37776 Wed, 06 May 2020 08:07:50 UTC