Not exactly sure what your goal is but instead of bitmaps vectors might be easier and better. Programming this is actually simple, the complicated part is what mathematical methods you'd use. Either way you'd be doing alot of interpolations and extrapolations. Once you get the physic engine done everything else will line up for you. And unless you plan to program one yourself you should find a nice OCR module (commercial if you're serious about) to put in there.
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Let me know when you're done with it. I'll add you to this list.
Originally Posted by violin
Jaidurn and I might learn Actionscript to create some sort of small RPG. Found a sweet comprehensible guide in PDF format and may start reading tomorrow. I'll be sure to leave this page open in a tab in case I have questiones. :3
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Hey, to stimulate discussion, have any of you gotten in trouble for computer-related infractions? I say infractions rather than crimes because some things might lead to punishment while not being illegal.
I got in trouble a few times at school for using programs I wasn't meant to use, mostly administration software. Mostly this was because none of the people in charge of maintaining the school network understood how to defend against what I was doing, which was really very simple (%LOGONSERVER% ftw) and could have easily been prevented had they hired a better network manager - one who wasn't less educated about computers than the 14-year-old me, for example. Instead they locked down pretty much everything, and still failed to defend against what I was doing. I demonstrated this to one of the teachers and pretty much said "Why haven't you closed this security hole?" That led to me being suspended again.
I guess that was when I started to realise that most people in authority were stupider than me.
Originally Posted by Fenn
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Meh, almost got in trouble for getting my computer nerd friend back in HS to smuggle Halo onto my student account so I could do a little LAN play over the network in the comp lab...lots of people had it installed. Hid it as a jpg in some random folder lol.
Lied my way out of it saying my friend took my ID and used it. Miss those days.
(my friend was insane, using a million proxys and lockouts to look up porn in class...srsly? I have no idea how he was never caught)
Delphinus, you are right but a very experienced admin would not work at a High School; But yeah don't show anyone that has more power than you that he is stupid and he doesn't know how to do his job. Those people are crule and really stupid and only do you bad in order to keep their jobs.
At my high school someone used a LAN(UTP) cable and pluged both ends to the same hub/switch. Alhtough it was a very nice switch(Cisco) it actually crashed and all the network went down.
For two weeks they were in a constant contact with the IT Dept and were rebooting servers, switches, routers etc.
One IT class the teacher said that once again they haven't solved the problem so I asked and she let me take a look at the network in the class room. I spoted the cable although it was very carefully put to look like two separate cables. Just unpluged it and all the network went up
Actually the question is: Did a student do that or the teacher just saw a free cable and decided to plug it there?
I tried to hack the network at university. But unfortunatelly there were cameras and the admin came to laugh in my face in person saying how stupid I am and his networks is super safe. He ended with: "Nice try by the way"; Nothing bad happened to me He was actually dissapointed that noone from his students tried that. I was from a different Faculty.
Yeah, me and my buddies threw a LAN party playing Duke Nukem just this past school year. Teacher caught us throwing bills at strippers. (Okay, not really, but that would have been funny.)
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im going to start computing at uni in a few months other than that the only programming ive done has been in C#
i don't know where to post this. so i give my apologies to del in advance if i am spamming.
i don't know what type of font face this is, heck i don't even know if it's a font face. but i want to know how it's done.
look at what shah_lukh_mhan's comment.
That's called 'strikethrough', and it's a font style that's not always supported...typically the BBCode for it is [s][/s], but as you can see that doesn't work here.