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Discussion in 'Game changes and Updates' started by Char, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. Flying_T_Rex

    Flying_T_Rex Well-Known Member Official Author

    Screenshot 2015-05-06 at 20.42.46 - Edited.png
    ding ding ding ding ding!
  2. LUCKY_R1D3R

    LUCKY_R1D3R Active Member Official Author

  3. LottoKash

    LottoKash Well-Known Member Official Author

    there so many things to talk about.:eek:
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  4. Woodmas

    Woodmas Active Member Official Author

    It has been 10 days...
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  5. RiderExtreme2

    RiderExtreme2 Well-Known Member Official Author

    Be patient. Could you code anything like the new editor? I rest my case.
  6. Woodmas

    Woodmas Active Member Official Author

    just saying...
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  7. FREEZ

    FREEZ Active Member Official Author

    like drugs? cause i do drugs. They should let me in cause i do drugs ")

    sry i was intoxicated when i posted this
  8. Scarpa

    Scarpa Well-Known Member Official Author

    Char When will the new editor come out for all the noobs like me who aren't official authors?
  9. Dakoziol-2nd

    Dakoziol-2nd Well-Known Member Official Author

    It happens to be way too easy to be an official author right now (I probably shouldn't be) so make one or two good tracks and Official Author status shouldn't be a problem.
  10. Scarpa

    Scarpa Well-Known Member Official Author

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  11. Jgeleta1

    Jgeleta1 Active Member Official Author

    Does anybody else see that they are probably updating the game right now :D ;) Velksy Char Eric Lord8Bit Ash Ehhhhh
    e:is that why there has been so many things glitching out today?
    Last edited: May 22, 2015
  12. driveslow

    driveslow Active Member Official Author

    Char I had no idea this thread existed! I know what I'm doing at work tomorrow while not working :D
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  13. Char

    Char Free Rider HD Developer Staff Member Administrator Official Author

    haha yeah, there is not much on it.

    I will start updating it more when I have the time :p
  14. driveslow

    driveslow Active Member Official Author

    The hard part about blogging is... the blogging part. You're endeavors in react and/or raw canvas (?) would be a fascinating read, you should carve out some time for that! I always think that I'm not experienced enough in any one topic -- however, blog posts about little problems and the solutions found often replace stackoverflow while trying google some fringe whoop dee doo javascript problem.

    Like re-mapping this source to represent a more traditional array of objects: http://services.swpc.noaa.gov/experimental/products/solar-wind/mag-1-day.json
    If somebody had written a blog post about reconfiguring that type of array thingy, I would have found it. I could write that!

    Anyways, I think you could write a compelling dev blog. 10/10 would read.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2015
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  15. Char

    Char Free Rider HD Developer Staff Member Administrator Official Author

    Yeah, I haven't kept up with this.
    I should really look at writing more of a development blog.

    Anyways, for those who aren't official and still want to be in the loop. Some work is being done to bring more vehicles into Free Rider HD.

  16. driveslow

    driveslow Active Member Official Author

    Char Nice! I forgot about this! I actually came to the forum to look for the javascript object builder script I asked you about. Lookin good!
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  17. Polygon

    Polygon Well-Known Member Official Author

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    Allow me to share my mind.
    That looks like it would be the most stupid update to Free Rider ever. Even worse than getting rid of front wheel braking and CR's checkpoint system. I am a big fan of the FR2 vehicles and want them to be in the game, but making them a powerup? Are you serious? You're going to make something where when you hit it, you magically turn in to a helicopter and then have a limited time before you magically turn back? What are you thinking? Would it be too hard to just have you start the track as a helicopter so you're not on a time limit? Just the addition of anything on a time limit destroys the game's simplicity. Why not just make it like Free Rider 2? FR2's system was so much better than this I don't even know why you would think this stupid powerup thing could possibly be a good idea.
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  18. codrey

    codrey Guest

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    Polygon as you can see in the spoiler above, that is why it is a power-up and not a permanent thing. And why would it be such a bad thing? The only actual reason why you thought it was such a bad thing in your above post was because A. It wasn't permanent and B. Because it isn't the same as FR2's system. Sure, it isn't as handy to have it as a permanent thing but as Eric said they don't want to ruin the simplicity of the game, but at the same time they want to bring in the different vehicles. This does both simultaneously.
    Something that you also need to understand is that FRHD will never be BHR, FR2, CR or any of them sites. The devs are trying to make something different and new, not something that is all but the same as the other sites. You need originality in the game while also keeping the basics as well- something they've done nicely imo. I respect your opinion (I agree with you in particular with the cp system) and I'm not trying to have a go at you either, just wanted you to know why it is what it is ;)
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  19. Elibloodthirst

    Elibloodthirst God Save The King VIP Best Trackmaker Of 2021 Official Author

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    Implementation also is a major factor, cute creation time and resource time drastically meaning they can work on other stuff laterc
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  20. Max007x

    Max007x Forum Moderator Staff Member Administrator Forum Moderator VIP Official Author

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    Tracks for just the heli aren't really fun. Using it as a power-up is a way better idea imo
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