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Tutorial - 'Making Seasons' by 3dnewbie

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A tutorial showing you how to customise your game even further by having different times of the year. Yay!

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You will need some knoledge of variables and forks(Not for your food)
To start i created the following variables:
seconds
minutes,
hours,
days,
months,
years,


This is the coding for the clock Note this is for a realistic clock meaning 24hour days and normal months. you can change these to suit your game

wait 1.0 sec
Variable ch(#### seconds)+,1
Fork vrbl ch(#### seconds)-60
variable ch(#### minutes)+,1
variable ch(#### seconds)set, 0
Fork vrbl ch(#### minutes)-60
variable ch(#### hours)+,1
Variable ch(#### minutes)set, 0
variable ch(#### seconds)set, 0
Fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-24
variable ch(#### days)+,1
variable ch(#### hours)set, 0
Variable ch(#### minutes)set, 0
variable ch(#### seconds)set, 0
Fork vrbl ch(#### days)-30
variable ch(#### months)+,1
variable ch(#### days)set, 0
variable ch(#### hours)set, 0
Variable ch(#### minutes)set, 0
variable ch(#### seconds)set, 0
Fork vrbl ch(#### months)-12
variable ch(#### years)+,1
variable ch(#### months)set, 0
variable ch(#### days)set, 0
variable ch(#### hours)set, 0
Variable ch(#### minutes)set, 0
variable ch(#### seconds)set, 0


There I know i lost someone but we must press onward. crete a new common event name it seasons note i will be having day and night along with seasons. note these seasons are 3 months long
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WINTER

Fork vrbl ch(#### months)-0
set screen tone red 75, green 75, blue 100, chroma 100
call weather effect: snow
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-12
set screen tone red 50, green 50, blue 100, Chroma 100
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-0
set screen tone red 75, green 75, blue 100, chroma 100

spring

Fork vrbl ch(#### months)-3
set screen tone red 100, green 100, blue 100, chroma 200
call weather effect: none
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-12
set screen tone red 50, green 50, blue 100, Chroma 100
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-0
set screen tone red 100, green 100, blue 100, chroma 200

SUMMER

Fork vrbl ch(#### months)-6
set screen tone red 100, green 100, blue 100, chroma 100
call weather effect: rain
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-12
set screen tone red 50, green 50, blue 100, Chroma 100
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-0
set screen tone red 100, green 100, blue 100, chroma 100
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-8
call weather effect: rain

Fall


Fork vrbl ch(#### months)-9
set screen tone red 100, green 50, blue 25, chroma 50
call weather effect: none
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-12
set screen tone red 50, green 50, blue 100, Chroma 100
fork vrbl ch(#### hours)-0
set screen tone red 100, green 50, blue 25, chroma 50



There we go seasons hope you enjoyed this lenghty tutorial.