By someone on Mar. 2nd, 2012 6:41PM
Hello, Jason here. So we made a few updates to Happy Wheels. Let me tell you about them using words. Here I go!
We've added new vocals to the Moped Couple and Lawnmower Man. I did the voice of Moped Guy and friends of ours did the vocals for Moped Girl and Lawnmower Man. Screaming as if you're being torn in half is pretty cathartic. I recommend it.
You can now quickly load levels or replays from the main menu by pressing "Load level/replay" and entering a valid URL. To find a URL, browse to that level. In pink you'll see the URL. Copy it and share it with friends and loved ones. Now you won't have to refresh the entire page to view a level someone sends you.
In the editor, you can now adjust the "center cutout" of circles to create donut-like shapes. This is helpful for wheels with spokes. However, this is only a visual change
. Cirlce shapes are still solid. That is a requirement of the physics engine.
The force character bug should now be fixed. We are aware of a couple other bugs that we're working on.
Also, you can now chat with other users by clicking here
. If the applet is full, you can join the IRC channel #happywheels on irc.rizon.net. A free IRC client can be downloaded at http://code.google.com/p/xchat-wdk/
By Forehead 45 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 6:51PM
Great add-ons Jim and Jason, I LOL'ed when I stabbed Lawnmower Man w/ a sword and he was like "OHH GAAAWWDD!!!" >:D
Now, I know you guys hate the tons and tons of spam ideas you get, but I have a solution to the importing problem that you guys might what to check out:
A good idea would be to allow importing, and to have the ability to report (flag) duplicates (spin-off levels made off of the original mported level could be reported). You would be able to tell it was copied because when you click on the level in the level browser it would say (under the level title or something) that it is a spin-off, and would have a link to the original, so you could check if it was stolen or not.
Just an idea
By colonel Ford on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:07PM
But thats not the problem. Its just annoying when people do it. And Nobody (well almost everyone) who has problem solving difficulty will support the importable. Just forget about importable.It was never a success because it was used for nothing.
By Luigi Is pro on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:24PM
Indeed, it just caused a lot of levels to be stolen and it made the situation worse. But nice update by the way. Some of us problably knew what they added on though.
By Maxgrounds on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:32PM
I love the moped couples new voices :D
Thanks Jim and Jason.
By Skyrim545 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:49PM
By MYMOM234 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:53PM
yeah, i doubt importing will ever return. If you want to have someones level, in a non-stolen way, you can use XML. And since only non-noobs/non-stealers can use XML, its 100% noob proof. Like one of those baby proof cuboards. lol.
By Bert on Mar. 2nd, 2012 7:57PM
Thanks for the new updates! The voices are great, and the new way of making a wheel will help heaps in making vehicle wheels.
What's annoying though is 75% of comments on this post are from noobs begging for more characters.
Noobs, why not just thank the effort put into the update instead of screaming you head off?
By superdude456 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 8:02PM
FINALLY! I can try out the chat for my first time! i'm kinda' a new user.
By colonel Ford on Mar. 2nd, 2012 8:08PM
I've just noticed that the lawnmower guy is going incredibly fast..
By halo675 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 8:52PM
jason can you make a new character that can walk and get off his horse and do you have a facebook? my name is mikey please make my character from halo675
By benxrules on Mar. 2nd, 2012 8:53PM
The chat is actually useful in talking to people. However, I need to get used to the layout of it. I love the new voices. I haven't really messed around with the circle cutout tool much. Good job overall.
By ipwnu321 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 8:55PM
By Holadude19507 on Mar. 2nd, 2012 9:01PM
I like the new voices! However, I wish you kept Effective Shopper's voice for the Moped Couple woman and instead change Effective Shopper's voice.
By xiNinjakillerix on Mar. 2nd, 2012 9:47PM
The moter girls new voice isent as good as the old one but my openion dosent matter
By MadHatterClaire on Mar. 2nd, 2012 9:59PM
I must say, I was pretty excited to see the irc link...... but HOLY CRAP thats a huge server....
By lolepop on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:31PM
when i try to load up the game it just gives me a blue screen
By S P A R T A on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:39PM
I got kicked for telling my friends to go to Xat... I don't see how that is against the rules? I just asked them to do something.
By colonel Ford on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:41PM
Well...I'm not going on there.
By Adura on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:52PM
It helps if you read the rules and listen to the Ops.
By S P A R T A on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:54PM
Yeah, the fighting stopped and I told them that we could go Xat, so you banned me.
By Adura on Mar. 2nd, 2012 11:58PM
After I said to stop talking about it. So, you certainly weren't surprised.
By Luigi Is pro on Mar. 3rd, 2012 12:07AM
Sparta, just don't visit the chat at all. It's OP's (which are apparently moderators are retarded or corrupted) I would just stick to xat, and thanks colonel ford for doing the right thing, just stay neutral. (smirk)
By Adura on Mar. 3rd, 2012 12:19AM
Oh Luigi Is pro, calling people retarded isn't very nice. When you think you're of superiour intellect, everyone else must seem dumb...
But, if everyone else feels you're treating them as dumb, don't expect the most kind words or actions from them.
By Luigi Is pro on Mar. 3rd, 2012 12:23AM
No, I only said the OP's were just overpowering the chat, it felt like they had total control. You couldn't do much in that chat it was all about HW which was ok until people kept getting banned for dumb reasons. If you were to ban someone on the old chat, you'd get a verbal warning, then 2 kicks and then it results into a ban but here, it's an instant ban which is retarded. No freedom whatsoever. That's why some people should avoid that chat for a while. Not trying to say it's a bad chat. Just the people there, unilogical, talk about suggestions, say overused phrases. It's plain, tiring shit that we deal with every day. So if people who loved xat.com/happywheels go to it cause the new one is meh.
By 700eror on Mar. 3rd, 2012 12:26AM
retarded for a game... but what is xat?Heh
By Adura on Mar. 3rd, 2012 12:29AM
The IRC channel isn't the xat chat, if you compare them you're doing yourself a disservice. They are different, the rules are different, they are enforced differently.
Anyone who joins the chat is shown the rules, if they read it is up to them. But, if they don't read it, they may be warned or just kickbanned. Ignorance of the rules isn't taken lightly.
Most people on the IRC chat need never be warned or kickbanned. If you get the attention of the Ops more than once, you're likely trying to start shit for the sake of starting shit.
By AtomicMass on Mar. 3rd, 2012 01:40AM
what's the story with the wheel?
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 02:09AM
Adura u want my banana
By thesong on Mar. 3rd, 2012 02:28AM
I love the new vokal's
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 02:45AM
Adura will i get banned for saying shit like that on the new chat
By ghostlyfire on Mar. 3rd, 2012 03:02AM
It's very cool you've made that chat
thanks happy wheels team!!!
By ZanIgneel on Mar. 3rd, 2012 03:46AM
I KNEW IT! b4 it was announce i was torturing lawnmower guy for fun in sum1s level i realize he had different voice made me jumpd
awesome man just awesome xD
By Explosive Knight on Mar. 3rd, 2012 05:05AM
hey, there is the animal charachters?[img]http://http://www.zmescience.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/penguin.jpg[/img]
By ZOHAN400 on Mar. 3rd, 2012 05:14AM
Thanks for thenew character voices
I especially like the lawnmmower guy's voice cuz it's funny
By ACHIEVERjunior on Mar. 3rd, 2012 05:20AM
Wish you could actually go inside the circles
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 05:36AM
Mee too...jim why must you follow the rules of physics.cant you just make it un physics based
By ACHIEVERjunior on Mar. 3rd, 2012 06:50AM
Jim can do it,but if he did he would get arrested for breaking the law
By Foggy Red Lights on Mar. 3rd, 2012 06:54AM
I was thinking of a character for PLAYERS to make called a taxi bike. You could make it with Irresponsible Dad.
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 07:15AM
By superdude456 on Mar. 3rd, 2012 07:19AM
FINALLY! I can try out the chat for my first time! i'm kinda' a new user.
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 07:36AM
I aint gon use that stupid ass chat site
By ACHIEVERjunior on Mar. 3rd, 2012 08:12AM
Do not question the workings of Jim,djay
By kevinfromcaltonroads on Mar. 3rd, 2012 08:22AM
Are we gonna have an update to simply add a(Friend)?
By njkkid98 on Mar. 3rd, 2012 08:36AM
By ethi468u on Mar. 3rd, 2012 08:44AM
happy wheels 100/100
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 09:20AM
adura is a sore ass!!
By Anonymous slayer on Mar. 3rd, 2012 09:26AM
Awesome update Jason and also by the way any news about the forum?
By D J A Y on Mar. 3rd, 2012 09:33AM
yes!!! adura is a sore ass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By ozboz211 on Mar. 3rd, 2012 09:36AM