Copy tool

Case number:845813-884460
Topic:Game: Tools
Opened by:Madde
Status:Closed
Type:Suggestion
Opened on:Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - 13:47
Last modified:Friday, January 6, 2012 - 01:17

For the new all-hands puzzles a tool to copy a part of a solution to another solution (of the same protein of course) would be great.

(Wed, 01/21/2009 - 13:47  |  4 comments)


Joined: 05/19/2008
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Would not the copied part get deformed during the first wiggle?

As I saw, the application is very particular about the integrity of the protein as a whole unit. Copying a part of it from an other solution could cause problem with this... I guess.

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I think the whole protein would change its shape during the first wiggle, potentially with a higher score.

Of course you would have to refine the shape afterwards.

Joined: 06/06/2008
Groups: Sundodgers
Status: Open » Open

Yes, this is something that we have considered, in order to allow players to take chunks of the different all hands puzzles and glue them together in a manner that doesn't completely whack the protein out of shape. This is a great idea, but I wouldn't expect to see it in the impending release of the all hands mode, it will more likely be a bit further down the road.

Joined: 06/17/2010
Status: Open » Closed

We can use thread tool to mix solutions. Done.

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