November 12, 2015 · editor news

Combining puzzle sets

The original Lode Runner Online: The Mad Monks' Revenge has always allowed you to add a single blank puzzle to a puzzle set. If you want to copy puzzles from an existing set, you'd have to select all, copy, then open your new set, add a blank puzzle and then paste. If you're doing this for 100 puzzles you'd need quite a bit of time spare.

Editor UI
"Add from button" added to the UI

What if you could merge multiple puzzle sets into the one set, saving hours of time? Mad Monks' Rewrite tester, Rick, suggested this idea. What you don't know is that support to do this has been in the project from the start but since it has no interface, it is stripped out of release builds.

*Combining two puzzle sets in seconds*

In the video above, I open a copy of the official single player puzzles and then add the puzzles from the official two player puzzles. There are a few things to take note of;

This will come in very handy if you want to merge a few of your smaller sets you're making or if a group of friends are chipping in and making a large super-group of puzzles.

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Quark Robot

A massive Lode Runner fan. You may have guessed that.