My name is Ceri. I had KnP and TGF(1) a long time ago and recently came across the MMF2 demo and decided to get back into making my own games. I recently bought Fusion 2.5 and the Android Exporter. After a bit of head scratching, I managed to get it all working and can now make simple apps that run on a phone, which is great.
One thing that I have been stuck on for a few days now is as follows:
I need (reasons are very complex and longwinded, but it is necessary for what I want to do!) to be able to have two separate Fusion applications that read/write to a common file. Think of it conceptually as the old separate "settings" applications you used to get with DOS games that would write to a config that the main "game" application would then be able to query.
In apps I make on the PC, this is easy enough as I stipulate a file path in a .ini object and that's where it gets written. I can then reference the same file from another application.
When I test the same app on an Android device (Samsung Desire S phone in this instance), the writing to a file and remembering settings seems to work within an application. The problem is in getting the second application to acknowledge the existence of the file from the first application.
This is compounded by the fact that I am not familiar with the folder structure of the phone itself, so even if I knew where to specify the paths, I'm not sure what I would set them to.
If at all possible, I would really like to avoid having to write the files concerned to external storage like an SD card. What I would ideally like is:
to be readable by both 'Ceri's App1' and 'Ceri's App2'/.
Many thanks in advance for any guidance you can offer and I look forwards to participating in the community here.