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[Development] Hooded Development #2

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Hello all! Since my last hooded development post I have succeeded in loading a map from a file! Here's how I did it:

#pragma once
class Map
Map(std::string MapFileName);
const TileType& GetTile(int PosX, int PosY);
const std::vector>& GetWholeMap();
int MapSizeX;
int MapSizeY;
std::vector> MapVector;
std::ifstream MapFile;


#include "StdAfx.h"
#include "Map.h"

Map::Map(std::string MapFileName)
if (MapFile.is_open())
MapFile >> MapSizeX >> MapSizeY;
for (int index = 0; index < MapSizeX; ++index)
int LoadPositionX = 0;
int LoadPositionY = 0;
while (!MapFile.eof())
MapFile >> MapVector[LoadPositionX][LoadPositionY];
if (LoadPositionX >= MapSizeX)
LoadPositionX = 0;
std::cout << "Could Not Load Map File:" << MapFileName << std::endl;


const TileType& Map::GetTile(int PosX, int PosY)
return (TileType)MapVector[PosX][PosY];

const std::vector>& Map::GetWholeMap()
return MapVector;

So essentially, I have my map.txt files structured as such:

8 4
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
4 5 2 3 5 5 7 3
8 5 6 1 5 7 2 9
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

The top two numbers are the X size of the file (Number of Columns) and the Y size of the file (Number of rows). Then, the numbers under it specify certain block types! Currently you can request a certain tile in my std::vector of tiles, or you can get the whole map! What do you think of this, seasoned developers? Is it smart, or is there anything I'm forgetting / not planning for?

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