Thursday, October 15, 2015

Dev Update #13 Fixed Reset Game Bug

Fixed Reset Game Bug

I set out to fix the reset game bug, today, and was successful.

After resetting the game, the tiles would continue to load even after the game had started.  I thought this might be caused by having a second instance of the BoardManager script attached to the ResetButton script.  I did that, because assigning the BoardManager script, that was already in the scenne to the ResetButton script wasn't working.  First, I tried uncommenting my previous code to see why it didn't work and it worked perfectly fine.  I don't have a clue why it didn't work the first time, I'm just glad it's working now.

The code looks like this:
boardScript = FindObjectOfType(typeof(BoardManager)) as BoardManager;

Next up: Bug Fixing Pause 

Next up, I need to get some sort of pausing of the game working.  Currently, pausing the game prevents tiles from being loaded when they're checked off.  Currently, to pause the game, I'm using:
if (Time.timeScale == 1)
             {
                 Time.timeScale = 0;
                 AudioListener.pause = true;
             }
             else
             {
                 Time.timeScale = 1;
                 AudioListener.pause = false;
             }
this prevents all of the Update() events from triggering in the game.  The code that triggers the next tile to be loaded looks like this:

    void Update()
    {
        if (TodosHandler.todosHandler.checkedOff)
            clicked = true;
    }

And this is why tiles are not loaded when the game is paused.  I now have to either rewrite my code so that I am not using Update() to wait for a checkedOff event, or I have to rewrite the pause so that the player is turned off.  I know how to do that latter.  I have a vague idea about how to do the former.  I'm not sure which is best.  I was going to work on that today, but then I had personal matters to attend to.

On the Backburner: Window Scaling (yet again)

As it turns out, though I thought I had fixed the window scaling, in the last post, it turns out I had only fixed the gaps when scaling the game window horizontally.  When scaling vertically they reappeared.  I'm not entirely sure how to fix this.  I think I may need to make an actual build of the game, which I haven't done yet, and then see how scaling the window works in the actual build.  I would like to make the game fully scalable in all directions, with a limit on how small the window can get, however I may have the make the game a fixed aspect ratio.   Hopefully I won't have the make the game a fixed resolution/resolutions.

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