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08 Jul 2013 16:48 #1 by Jeff
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    I had downloaded some additional MarbleBlast levels from Blasted Marble's conveniently unzipped collection of levels, and was playing them. I found an easter egg, and so I attempted to get it. I got it, and it said so in-game. However, when I returned to the level screen, the easter egg icon was still grayed out. Confused, I went to play again, and upon finding it again, it said I already found it. And then it still was gray on the level select screen.
    So, I decided to investigate for myself (I usually do) and went into the MarbleBlast mbpPrefs.cs file. I highlighted the filename with a text find, and it was indeed there. However, it was recording it at the wrong path! Upon closer examination, it seems to store the easter egg info in reference to the path the level is in, except that it appends the level type as part of the path right before the level name! So /data/missions/groupfolder/Level.mis_ would be /data/missions/groupfolder/Custom/Level.mis_ , and /data/missions/groupfolder/subgroupfolder/Level2.mis_ would become /data/missions/groupfolder/subgroupfolder/Custom/Level2.mis_ . However, it knows whether or not the path already has the level type included as it's final folder, regardless of case. So /data/missions/custom/Level3.mis_ won't become /data/missions/custom/Custom/Level3.mis_ or advanced/Advanced/ or anything like that.
    However, when one examines the times in a level, it does what one would expect of the game, as it records the path exactly as-is to the level. No weird name appendings or whatnot, just behaving exactly as it should.

    Is there any way to fix this? I would like something like this to be fixed in the next update. Or maybe just a quick patch so I wouldn't have to wait. Thanks!

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08 Jul 2013 18:46 #2 by Jeff
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I believe there was a problem in mbp 1.20 with easter eggs. That has been fixed a year ago in the mbp 1.50. One of the early codes I fixed. The easter egg got like a 90% code re-makeover and works as it should.

Thanks for letting us know though.

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08 Jul 2013 18:54 #3 by Jeff
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I'm using MBP 1.20 on Mac, so yea...

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09 Jul 2013 00:51 #4 by IsraeliRD
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Also happens in 1.14, so the issue is known for years now but Phil for some reason was not aware of it so it's present in 1.20. Then again he wasn't aware of other bugs too lol.

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09 Jul 2013 00:52 #5 by Jeff
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well who cares, its fixed now.

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