shivaEngine

VP9 Support File Tutorial shivaEngine 1.8

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A small update of the very first shivaEngine (a.k.a. the tutorial included with Visual Pinball for 15 years) with a different design and some code changes. Very simple coding still works!!!! For VP up to VP 9.9

shivaengine.vpt updated by shiva.
Thanks to Black, cold1, and 4Eyes
January 2002
spike_script5.vpt
September 2001
By Spike
Beta tested and critiqued
by Mr_Staypuft

There are a small series of files that should be included with this engine and example table:
Some of these files may have a version number included within the file name

- shivaEngine.vpt ' Table Example
- shivaengine.vps ' External file, include with your vpt table
' in the same folder
- ShivaEngineChanges ' Lists all credits, and build versions

* Docs Folder ' shivaEngine documentation
' used in shivaEngine

- shivaEngine rules ' basic rulesheet to the example table
- se_control_keys ' Lists all the control keys used in the example
' Includes code snippets for each main control key
' Also lists debug keys
- Keycodes ' List of all key codes
- codes_for_your_table ' Details all the code calls used by this engine
' for inclustion into your own table
' Also details and lists all the subs
' and timers

* Tutorials * ' All written by shiva, with Cold1, unless otherwise noted

- se Features doc - Additional features docs
- Attract Mode (written by Chris)
- Collect Bonus
- Lane Change with 5 rollovers
- Ramp Diverter with 2 way gate
- Ramp Loop

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How to Use shivaEngine
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Just place the shivaengine.vpt AND the shivaengine.vps in the same folder.
shivaEngine uses a external file to run the table, instead of a built in script in the table editor.
The call to the external file is (useing build 1_8 as a example):

ExecuteGlobal CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject").OpenTextFile("shivaengine1_8a.vps", 1).ReadAll
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    3. "The Wheels on the Bus" - a fun and funky remix for adults, with a catchy beat and new verses about the daily commute.

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