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Tutorial 18 - Loading and Saving Complicated Tables to Global Data

edited September 2012 in Examples Posts: 563

There has been some good discussions recently on methods for saving tables and string in image data. I have taken a different approach, parsing the table into a string and then reconstituting it using loadstring(). To demonstrate this technique, I have updated the dGenerator Tower Defence level generator to use the File Manager class to save and load level data (in global data).

Here is a video of the code in action:

The full tutorial is available here: http://codeatuts.blogspot.com.au/2012/09/tutorial-18-saving-and-loading.html

The tutorial includes a dropbox link to download the code. If you have any issues with this there is an alternate code download location here: https://gist.github.com/3805511

Next up we will add the ability to add waves of creeps and finally towers.

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