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PostSubject: music and sound   Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:40 pm

I've been looking at language.txt and found something I don't understand. There is 'playmusicX$' and 'playsampleX$'. What are the differences and what is each used for?

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PostSubject: Re: music and sound   Sat Aug 09, 2008 5:12 pm

Hi Sandy,

Sound and music filetypes supported are : .mp3, .ogg, .wav, .aiff, .mod

If you check out "cloak_of_darkness.tab" and look in code there is example of

playmusicX$
and
playsampleX$

These files played are present in the "sound" directory.

"playmusicX$" is for playing background music in your game which is best in .mp3 or .mod tunes.

"playsampleX$" is for sound effects, short sound clips, noises and effects that you can use after player actions in a game...
For example check out some free here you can download:
http://www.wavplanet.com/wavs.php?cat=5

You might also like to know that TAB supports the following type of graphic files (in graphic game mode)
Graphics supported: .jpg, .gif, .bmp, .png

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catventure.

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