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i wonder what very large m4v and mkv files will be?
i have a ton of BR rips.

if any of the MKVs include Chuck Norris, be prepared for an end battle you may have already lost. no princess or treasure at the end of that is worth it.

i am hoping these files are bosses of sorts. my pictures/wallpaper folder will be neat, but its all PNG, JPEG, GIF. might get repetitive if my 19K+ wallpapers and pics translate to one or 2 types of enemies.

i wonder...if i have difficulty in a specific level, would i delete the folder or hide it to bypass?
post #42 of 49
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Originally Posted by KyadCK View Post

Make MD5 of file.

Use MD5 hash as level seed.

???

Profit.


Seriously though, that'd be the basic idea of how it would be done... It's not going to recognize your files for what they are and make worlds around it or anything.

Yeah, that's what I think too. Instead of an RNG in game, you have the inherent randomness of humanity doing the work for you. Maybe extract the first few bytes of a file. Great idea in theory, but it seems easily abused. "Hey guys, if you type 'rsfnlsglkfnkglsg2243254' and save it as a .docx file, you get a million gold!" If they use a built-in RNG to randomize which files are picked, then that's different. Or maybe apply a seed based on the username or which drive (e.g. C:\ or D:\) the files are on. I've always been a fan of procedurally generated content, if only because you have near-infinite playability.
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True, but if a .jpg is a snake or something, and you walk in a room FILLED with snakes, I'm pretty sure most people would smell something fishy going on.

Indiana Jones would not have a good day.

a good virus might mix it up a bit, if it is one of those that keeps recreating bad files (?)
post #44 of 49
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oh god!!! I have 1TB and 2 4TB hdds eek.gif

thats exactly what i was thinking....... and was just thinking about my home server....

would be really cool if the game created easter eggs all over your computer like snapple tops in txt format lol
    
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Where do you find all your chocolate eating pics frick?
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Imagine all the possibilities... for everything to go very, very wrong. biggrin.gif
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Funded success. It is now on Steam Greenlight.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=176185396
    
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What happens when some changes are made to the programs, files or directories of my computer?
AdventurOS will index the folder when entered. When some change has been made (only rooms that has been already visited) the player gets a message, something like "The castle has trembled, it seems like the Architect has made some changes" then you can visit those rooms again to update the map and clean the new area if needed.

Spiffy.
Game sounds fun.
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I bet it's a NSA crowd funding program (because agency is short on budget) to scan your computer by making you play that game. Clever.

nah... the NSA only need to set up 2 websites that allow people to view/buy JPGs (found of course on peoples computers) one website paid and one free. Use profit to fund their nefarious deeds...
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