|Re: A Small Cedar Box|
|Posted By: Ron Hunsinger||Date: 6/18/12 2:41 p.m.|
In Response To: A Small Cedar Box (PerseusSpartacus)
: - Silver Medal: You don't gain any points or treasure for duplicating this,
I just recently found the list of admissible items in the code (disassembling the v2.0 68K code), and was excited about being able to duplicate the Silver Medal until I did the math. It takes 1000 Silver Medals to get one treasure bonus point, and your inventory is limited to 256 total items. You have more important things to clutter your inventory with.
It took me a while, looking at the code, to realize why you don't get extra treasure points for duplicating it. It turns out that your treasure total is not computed by totaling up what you're carrying, but as a running total that gets adjusted as you pick up and drop items. There's no adjustment when you duplicate an item (nor when you eat one, so eating the Easter Egg shouldn't cost you any treasure points).
However, it appears that dropping all those duplicated Silver Medals could lose you a bunch of points.
I wonder what would happen if you dropped enough to make your treasure total go negative? A negative total might look like a HUGE positive total, and you might get a correspondingly huge treasure bonus. You'd have to drop them in the Labyrinth. No other level can hold that many dropped items.
***Rats*** It won't work. The treasure total is saved in a signed long, and will simply go negative without wrapping around at 0.
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|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Ron Hunsinger||6/18/12 1:50 p.m.|
|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Godot||6/19/12 9:24 a.m.|
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|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Ron Hunsinger||6/18/12 2:41 p.m.|
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|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Ron Hunsinger||6/18/12 3:35 p.m.|
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|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Ron Hunsinger||6/18/12 10:51 p.m.|
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|Re: A Small Cedar Box||Godot||6/19/12 9:28 a.m.|
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