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Old 3 Weeks Ago (11:53 AM).
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So other fan games I've played have either been missing a data folder or have nothing in it, I assume its to keep people from stealing their work. Same with graphics folder. So, how would I do that without it stop working... never could figure it out...

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I believe you can compress your game using rpgmaker, which compresses said folders into one file which your game can only read.
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You can follow the wiki instructions at the bottom of this page to know what you can remove:

http://pokemonessentials.wikia.com/w...use_Essentials
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You can follow the wiki instructions at the bottom of this page to know what you can remove:

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The wiki doesn't mention those.
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I believe you can compress your game using rpgmaker, which compresses said folders into one file which your game can only read.
You can. But after you compress it, it creates a file that you have to uncompress. That way others can play it. Its been a while since I did it so I'll try.
Edit: Yup. I didn't think so. After you decompress it it decompresses everything. So that includes the data folder which means people could just steal your work. Which I really don't want.

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I don't think any of the common compression solutions are going to make your game impervious to someone taking the assets if they really want to, anyway.
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I don't think any of the common compression solutions are going to make your game impervious to someone taking the assets if they really want to, anyway.
I guess you have a point... I still don't want to have it right there for everyone though.
Maps wouldn't be as easy... but the scripts would be annoying. I have a couple minor custom ones I made.
All it would take is for someone to have RMXP then put the scripts file into their data folder . I guess they could steal my events too.

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The wiki doesn't mention those.

You can. But after you compress it, it creates a file that you have to uncompress. That way others can play it. Its been a while since I did it so I'll try.
Edit: Yup. I didn't think so. After you decompress it it decompresses everything. So that includes the data folder which means people could just steal your work. Which I really don't want.
Go to compress your game data again, but this time check the box that says "Create Encrypted Archive". There is a size limit, I think it is 128MB but don't quote me on it. Point is if it goes over the size limit it won't compress properly so you have to take a file out in order (usually it would be either audio or graphics) to do it properly. You can put it back in after it is encrypted.
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Go to compress your game data again, but this time check the box that says "Create Encrypted Archive". There is a size limit, I think it is 128MB but don't quote me on it. Point is if it goes over the size limit it won't compress properly so you have to take a file out in order (usually it would be either audio or graphics) to do it properly. You can put it back in after it is encrypted.
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Go to compress your game data again, but this time check the box that says "Create Encrypted Archive". There is a size limit, I think it is 128MB but don't quote me on it. Point is if it goes over the size limit it won't compress properly so you have to take a file out in order (usually it would be either audio or graphics) to do it properly. You can put it back in after it is encrypted.
Thanks man! You rule! I have no idea why I never tried that. I just always overlooked that checkbox.

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