Data transfer with another exe. file

  • #1, by ZensemannWednesday, 04. March 2015, 11:57 6 years ago
    Hello community...

    A general question....

    Is it possible to built a game in V.S and to intigrate for exemple (with Lua) minigames made by "game maker" or "Unity".

    So that I could call up an exe.minigame and continue if I solved it ? In that case I had to communicate with variables with an extern exe. File.

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  • #2, by HellVanSingWednesday, 04. March 2015, 14:12 6 years ago
    Well, that's not how it works, that's not how any of it works... Sorry, not possible.

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  • #3, by ZensemannWednesday, 04. March 2015, 14:35 6 years ago
    Thanks... was just an Idea... smile

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  • #4, by ke4Wednesday, 04. March 2015, 15:35 6 years ago
    Theoretically you could write into an external files through another app and then read the files in Visionaire.
    And theoretically launch the .exe file with Lua os.execute()
    But probably it wont work.

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  • #5, by ZensemannWednesday, 04. March 2015, 15:55 6 years ago
    Ok... Would have been interessant do integrate some mini-games in an Visionaire projekt.

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  • #6, by afrlmeWednesday, 04. March 2015, 16:32 6 years ago
    Yes possible to use an external .exe file. As long as the other .exe can write data into an external file such as a cfg or txt file or something which can then be read using Lua script into Visionaire Studio, for updating some conditions or values or whatever.

    The only issue is that os.execute() will minimize VS & then launch the other .exe file. It might be worth considering having it save your game. Launch the other .exe file & then quit the VS game. Then vice versa for the other .exe after you have done with it.

    There are plans for adding more features & better support to future versions of Visionaire Studio, so that it can be used for making other game genres besides: third / first person point & click adventure games & visual novels. I don't know when it will happen mind.

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  • #7, by ZensemannWednesday, 04. March 2015, 16:41 6 years ago
    Very interesting, thanks...

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