Triggering events in certain dates.

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Triggering events in certain dates.

#1 Post by Zeroized » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:21 pm

Greetings.
I'm currently developing a game in Ren'py, and the idea of having certain events for christmas, new year, and halloween appeared.
How can I create an event that triggers only on those dates? I mean, not in game-time, but in real time. Like a special message if you play the game on December 25th or January 1st.

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Re: Triggering events in certain dates.

#2 Post by xavimat » Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:55 am

You can try this:

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init python:
    from datetime import datetime
    
label start:
    $ now = datetime.now()
    $ now = str(now)
    $ now = now[5:10]
    
    "Today is [now]."
    if now == "12-25":
        "Merry Christmas!"
    elif now == "01-01":
        "Happy New Year!"
    else:
        ":( Neither Christmas nor New Year ..."
    return
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Re: Triggering events in certain dates.

#3 Post by Zeroized » Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:32 pm

I think that worked, because at least the game is not spitting errors, and the event is locked.
Thanks for your help.

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