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snowboardman

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Is there a limit to the size of an FSM?
« on: May 07, 2014, 02:31:38 PM »
I'm doing sort of a picture book project, with each "page" on a different state of an FSM. Very simple stuff. But before I get too far, I need to know if i'll run into problems by using too many states in my FSM. For example, could I have 500 states? Would it slow down/crash, or is there any other performance issues this might cause (especially on mobile)? Or does the FSM size make no difference at all?


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Re: Is there a limit to the size of an FSM?
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2014, 02:41:18 PM »
I've seen some huge fsms. Not 500 states huge but bigger than I would like to manage. No issue in those.

Why not just use one fsm per chapter?

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Re: Is there a limit to the size of an FSM?
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2014, 06:11:27 PM »
The way I have my project setup, it's simpler, especially for saving and loading progress, if I keep it as one big FSM.