Last week I was having a look at my “load outs” in Far Cry 3. And I thought there were a few weapons that looked the same from a stats perspective or were dominated by better other weapons. I wanted to figure out if some weapons were better than other in absolute term.
In a previous post I described how I got the weapon stats by “pixel counting” bar charts on the Far Cry 3 iPhone app.
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I’ve never had as much fun with PHP since the day I stopped using it for building websites. There’s a lot of fun to get out of it as a general scripting language and here’s another example.
I wanted to get stats about Far Cry 3 weapons, so I decided to do a bit of reverse engineering. The game has an iPhone app that lets you do “load outs” displaying weapons and bar charts for each property (damage, range, accuracy, fire rate and mobility). All I needed to do was to calculate the length of each property bar in pixels.
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