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Kaphotics
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Kaphotics

Remodeling Kitchens, from Brazil

is a Pokemon Researcheris a Contributor to Smogon
Kaphotics was last seen:
Nov 29, 2014
    1. Xen
      Xen
      Ah, I see. Thanks for the info! :)
    2. Xen
      Xen
      Is there a way to change the Header Value then (dunno what it is honestly)? I DID get a different Jirachi on Ruby after starting a new file and RNGing ID/SID, but Sapphire is still getting the static Jirachi it seems.
    3. Xen
      Xen
      Hey Kaphotics, I have a very weird issue with the Colosseum Bonus Disk. I’ve been trying to get a decentish Jirachi from the disk onto my Ruby cart, but I’ve noticed that the same Jirachi is being downloaded to my cart every time, despite different saves. Hozu mentioned it could be the dead battery, so I switched to my live battery Sapphire cart, but still the same Jirachi. Would there be any particular reason why the very same Jirachi is being downloaded to two different carts with live and dead batteries? I uploaded both to Pokecheck (the one from Sapphire wouldn’t upload in G4 for some reason), and it says they both originated from Ruby. They’re under the username @Xeno.
      So yeah, do you by any chance know why the Bonus Disk keeps spitting out the same Jirachi? Any help will be appreciated.
    4. whitefag
      whitefag
      I cannot find a place to discuss Damage Formula article, so some remarks:
      Huge|Pure Power trigger description doesn't specify that the move should be physical.
      Wonder Room trigger description implies all physical moves deal special damage and that's it, is it really true?
      Sandstorm modifier description is not exactly clear: Is is chained with other multiplyers, or applyed directly?
      And are there any known changes in BW2?
    5. Ming-Ming
      Ming-Ming
      Ohhh, okay-okay. It's cool yer translatin' it, though! :D Really good work!
    6. Ming-Ming
      Ming-Ming
      Hey Kaphotics, don't take this as me being rude, but may I see that doc you have of the trainer data for Black 2 White 2? Or are you just being translating it right now?
    7. bearsfan092
      bearsfan092
      Thanks! Watching it now.
    8. ShortsTheory
      ShortsTheory
      Oh, okay. I'll keep my mouth closed about such secrets. While this might seem to be a stupid question (I'm not even half as qualified as you to discuss this stuff), is the battle RNG derived from the Mersenne Twister RNG? Or are there two separate algorithms? Moreover, has anyone tried using save-states to reproduce AI results and battle RNG results?

      While I do have some experience on using emulators, I really can't understand RAM dumps. At the same time, most emulators are really inefficient in using computer resources, it takes 50% of my 2.4 GHz C2Quad and 300MB of my RAM for Pokemon Platinum for 10-15fps. That's not acceptable, if it can run so well on a DS's ARM9/7 CPUs.
    9. ShortsTheory
      ShortsTheory
      Thank you, thank you! Interestingly, 723898027648 has exactly the same team as the battle which I gave you. Also, in the pastebin file, all the turns from turn 12 have exactly the same data, though I am unable to interpret anything from it. Are the three battles conclusive to any glitch? Also, can it be reproduced?

      I'm actually interested in analyzing battle videos and I want to know how it's done. Though, if it is a trade secret of yours, that's okay.
    10. ShortsTheory
      ShortsTheory
      Kaphotics, I found this really weird battle on the Global Terminal yesterday. It looks like an extreme glitch or form of hacking after turn #12. Can you have a look at this battle: 66-52221-27416? Your analysis will be much appreciated!
    11. PokéFanMan
      PokéFanMan
      Kaphotics thanks for everything. I'm not sure if I have told you this already but thanks for all you have done. You have helped me learn RNG many times and taught me a lot of other things. Thanks for being there for me and I hope you continue your research and I wish you the best of luck on all you do. Thanks.
    12. Cosmic Fury
      Cosmic Fury
      Hi, do you know of any good people who might be able to teach me to RNG?

      A lot of the guides fly right over my head, and I only get about half the things they say...
    13. NixHex
      NixHex
      What in the f
    14. Omicron
      Omicron
      A very beautiful badge combination; congrats!
    15. Biosci
      Biosci
      Congrats!
    16. Ray Jay
      Ray Jay
      So strong. Good job to you and everyone else who compiled the formula article!
    17. TheMantyke
      TheMantyke
      I specifically allowed items so you could rape the competition with a Quick Claw Guillotine Kingler
    18. Ninahaza
    19. kittenmay
      kittenmay
      Hi Kaphotics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    20. Ticcyboy
      Ticcyboy
      Hi ive been trying to rng a roamer on an emulator but had no success and i was just wondering if maybe you could help me out? thanks
    21. Nickscor
      Nickscor
      Alrighty then.
    22. Nickscor
      Nickscor
      For completion's sake, I checked my notepad and Mike's last name was Ellis (I'm pretty damn sure I didn't spell it wrong)
    23. Nickscor
      Nickscor
      Thanks man. I'll probably cut English to check it out and write up my warstory.
    24. kittenmay
    25. kittenmay
      kittenmay
      Ohhh. Stalker?
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    Birthday:
    March 2
    Location:
    Brazil
    My Characteristic:
    Highly curious
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