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Platform Builder 5.0
« on: May 01, 2018, 09:22:23 AM »
Alrighty!


It's 2 am May 1st on the west coast, and I'm sitting here waiting for my computer to finish compiling Platform Builder 5.0. These last few hours into the night have been really challenging; a number of unexpected issues rose up and they took me hours to fix. Oof. I remember why I usually don't predict release dates!

There is a lot more that I want to do with some of the new features, and I'll have the space to get that done within the next few weeks. Until then, hopefully everything is (mostly) in working order for all the great new features of 5.0!

Enjoy  ;)

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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2018, 11:45:57 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D !!!!!!!!!!! I would have used shocked faces if they were available. I am reading the change-log with my mouth hanging open. I cannot believe the new things available!!! I thought it was just a few new things with bug/glitch fixes. This is way more then I bargained for! Every game maker needs this update!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2018, 12:18:44 PM »
The command prompt isn't working! I right click and it always tells me that I wrote it right. Even if I randomly punch keys in the keyboard. It still says there are no problems. And even If I do get it right it doesn't work. I did the invisible blocks when It didn't work.
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2018, 06:31:58 PM »
Yes, there are some (a lot of) bugs in PB 5.0, this is not a good thing, but also is normal because is the first day and no game or program works fine at the first launch or update day...

I know Ting Thing will do something about this, I will wait some time until it works properly, probably in some days I will try it again...

I still have some ideas in my mind... ;) ;)
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2018, 08:20:23 PM »
Searching in some of the last 5.0 posts and this, Ting Thing had adviced that 5.0.0 will have some bugs, and some smaller updates will fix those bugs, so... I think is not really something to alarm, it's not a surprise, he advised us that today, May 1st, the 5.0 will be released, and a big number of bugs will be there, and he can't fix them before May 1st...

Well, hopefully, those bugs will be easy to fix for Ting Thing...
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2018, 08:37:39 PM »
I now touched a new thing also by myself and I wouldn't say that there are that many problems with an update considering how big it is, how complicated it is to make something by one person and in that short time.

These last few hours into the night have been really challenging; a number of unexpected issues rose up and they took me hours to fix. Oof. I remember why I usually don't predict release dates!

Like he said he was going to be really hurry that was expected when going to promise a certain date of release. And then he just needed to make this release free for us no matter how it's going. Some things are not like I expected but in the same time a lot of new suprises was made. He even made it possible to add new custom sprites and also a lot of more interesting things are available.
In addition, after some fixes to my game it runs quite a good with PB 5.0. Although for now I have no reason to touch custom tilesets in level editor I also noticed that I can save more than one tileset in manager without messing up the first one in my project. I have many other things to do also and soon if some more bugs in PB will be fixed I should be able to do everything that I couldn't before because of problems caused by moving my project from old version to newer one. :)

It took a lot of time just to touch new things in PB.  O:-)
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2018, 08:51:18 PM »
Your right Alley!!!
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2018, 01:12:19 AM »
Some of the glitches being reported are really strange, and I never saw them happen when testing. However, after running the compiled version which you all are using, I am seeing those glitches. I wonder if was just a bad compile.

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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2018, 01:15:05 AM »
I will be willing to download it tonight for a fixed version. These bugs are really annoying.
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Re: Platform Builder 5.0
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2018, 08:40:57 PM »
This is only one example mentioned by me right now but I just had to talk about it...

I like the meeting with the boss in the "Example file" where boss is saying: "What's this? Someone has come uninvited to my castle? I will squash you!".  ;D  Just imagine by yourself when you are enjoying time at your home and someone happy just walks in your house like everything being normal. And the reaction of this boss is very witty in my opinion.

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Hey! Hey, you! I mean, really!? Who are you? Is it some kind of joke? What are you doing here anyways?


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