Pokemon HG/SS: Voltorb Flip Calculator

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by epfmy, Mar 26, 2010.

Mar 26, 2010
  1. epfmy
    OP

    Newcomer epfmy Newbie

    Joined:
    May 25, 2007
    Messages:
    7
    Country:
    Malaysia
    Hi,

    I had write a small utility to generate out possible combinations of the Voltorb Flip Game in Pokemon HG/SS.

    There are 5 x 5 boxes which represents the flip cards in the game. Then 2 boxes at the right side and also 2 boxes below which is the total coin / voltorb of the row.
    To start using, enter total coins / voltorb for each rows and columns and click Run button.
    After that, whenever you had flip a card in game, click on it on this utility and update the coin to filter out the possibilities.

    However, this is not 100% correct, its only shows you possible outcome of the game.

    Program compiled under Visual Studio 2008 (Might required .NET 3.5).
    Below is the download link.
    Voltorb Flip Calculator


    * Sorry for my bad grammar.

    Thanks.

    *Updated v1.0.5
     


  2. Sicklyboy

    Global Moderator Sicklyboy Resident Mechanical Keyboard Addict

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2009
    Messages:
    5,620
    Location:
    [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°̲̅)̲̅$̲̅]
    Country:
    United States
    dude this is great, thanks
     
  3. Silabus

    Newcomer Silabus Newbie

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    Country:
    United States
    Would you mind uploading the source code somewhere? I'd like to mess with it. If not, I understand.
     
  4. RupeeClock

    Member RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

    Joined:
    May 15, 2008
    Messages:
    6,307
    Country:
    United Kingdom
  5. Harley2280

    Newcomer Harley2280 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2010
    Messages:
    28
    Location:
    Somewhere in TN
    Country:
    United States
    Wow that works really well. Thanks a lot man.
     
  6. ZeroPF

    Newcomer ZeroPF Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Messages:
    40
    Location:
    Uranus
    Country:
    United States
    Oh wow, that really helps. The voltorb card flip game was getting on my nerves because I suck ass at it.
     
  7. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    Oddly enough I was playing it in bed last night (I can never pass level 5) thinking about making a tool if nobody else did.
    Thanks for saving me the work!
     
  8. YayMii

    Member YayMii hi

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2009
    Messages:
    4,882
    Location:
    that place
    Country:
    Canada
    Personally I think this is better. It allows you to fill in the 'zero voltorb' lines to be more accurate, and it allows you to add the ones you flipped as you go.
     
  9. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    The downloadable one does as well, you click a square and then change the value in the upper-right.

    Also tabbing works correctly on the bottom row in the downloadable one. [​IMG]
    On the online one, it goes from one number to the next row's number, instead of number>voltorb amount.

    ALSO also, the downloadable one shows you the percentage chance of each square having a voltorb, so you can find the safest one to flip to continue and recalculate.
     
  10. YayMii

    Member YayMii hi

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2009
    Messages:
    4,882
    Location:
    that place
    Country:
    Canada
     
  11. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    I find that feature invaluable, so I'll be using both of these in tandem.



    Fucking quote number limit, seriously.
     
  12. monkey316

    Newcomer monkey316 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    21
    Country:
    New Zealand
    The App is pretty awesome although it takes a long time to calculate at higher levels

    Im a bit confused about the http://voltorbflip.lanowen.com/voltorb.php are we supposed to flip the ? tiles or the . tiles I assume its the ? but It keeps making me flip voltorbs
     
  13. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    After playing with them some more I have to change my vote to the online one partially, because the downloadable one DOES just take too long on higher levels. [​IMG]

    Monkey: You're supposed to flip the ? tiles, those are the ones that have the lowest chance of being a voltorb. You're just unlucky.



    You know, for being a replacement to gambling, this game is based on a lot of chance/luck. XD
     
  14. monkey316

    Newcomer monkey316 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    21
    Country:
    New Zealand
    Cheers I thought it might of just been my bad luck

    haha yes this is still gambling the only difference is you dont have to put in any money to play so you can never really "lose" money

    Also with the Voltorb Flip Calculator app you should be able to edit the squares before you process the data, I imagine this would help at higher levels
     
  15. Rydian

    Member Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2010
    Messages:
    27,883
    Location:
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Country:
    United States
    Seems to be a no-go. [​IMG]
     
  16. epfmy
    OP

    Newcomer epfmy Newbie

    Joined:
    May 25, 2007
    Messages:
    7
    Country:
    Malaysia
    Thanks for all your support. I had updated v1.0.3 as you may key in flipped card before calculation.
     
  17. Sicklyboy

    Global Moderator Sicklyboy Resident Mechanical Keyboard Addict

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2009
    Messages:
    5,620
    Location:
    [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°̲̅)̲̅$̲̅]
    Country:
    United States
    Thanks for the update epfmy!
     
  18. monkey316

    Newcomer monkey316 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    21
    Country:
    New Zealand
    Thanks for update will test out today
     
  19. Harley2280

    Newcomer Harley2280 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2010
    Messages:
    28
    Location:
    Somewhere in TN
    Country:
    United States
    It runs a hell of a lot faster now.
     
  20. simon1

    Newcomer simon1 Newbie

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2010
    Messages:
    4
    Country:
    Australia
    Woah, I'm up like 2k coins now thanks to you.

    Amazing work. Keep it up.
     

Share This Page