Author Topic: Sentinal+ to wiki output  (Read 4962 times)

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Sentinal+ to wiki output
« on: December 05, 2012, 07:40:26 PM »
Wouldn't happen to be a utility out there that takes a Sentinel+ file and auto converts it to a wiki article?  ;)

If not, I hope to inspire one...

I'd like to add many of my characters to the Ouroboros Portal now that I have time after game shutdown.  I was wondering if there a way other than manually to do this.
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Re: Sentinal+ to wiki output
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 12:35:14 AM »
Wouldn't happen to be a utility out there that takes a Sentinel+ file and auto converts it to a wiki article?  ;)
There isn't a utility to do that.  At least, not at the moment.
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Re: Sentinal+ to wiki output
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2014, 09:23:42 AM »
That would be QUITE the utility indeed... unless of course all you want is a pure text document.  Because when I picture a Wiki page (specifically an Ouroboros Portal character page) I'd like it to have at least one picture of the hero in question as well, which means that this utility would have to be able to interpret the .costume file and ALSO take a screen capture AND make it into a JPEG or PNG AND upload it to the Wiki in question.

So, at the very least, we are talking some sort of program that reads the Sentinel+ data, opens Icon, loads a costume, takes a screenshot, crops the screenshot, saves it in an image format, can then auto-upload to the wiki, and then takes all of the generic text data from that same Sentinel+ file and spits it up in wiki markup language to make a page...

Yeah.

So, potentially doable, I think, but man would it take some doing on the programming end...

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Re: Sentinal+ to wiki output
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2014, 03:21:47 PM »
Well that got really ambitious really quickly. I sort of assumed what was being asked for would be a text only thing, and then a user would add a photo.

Would it be possible to use transparent screens of individual costume pieces, and then have a utility overlay them all and turn them into a single photo? Rather than having it try to access the game, it says something like "ok, glove style 2 + chest style 43 + legs 7 = these three pictures, combine them and we're done."

Either way, people have been uploading their own images, so I don't see a problem with continuing that. I seem to recall a utility to turn Sentinel files into costume files somewhere, so that theoretically makes recreating the costume easier.
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