GMS 2 Separate Applications Sharing Directories??

Mythi.T

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Ok. I want to have a system where all version of a game, ie "my game" all share the SAME %localappdata% file.

GMS 2 is sandboxed, right? yes. and that means that application My Game v1.0 writes files into %localappdata%/My Game v1.0/ and the application My Game v1.2 writes files into %localappdata%/My Game v1.2/

What I WANT is to have a system in my game where both My Game v1.0 and My Game v1.2 use the SAME directory/writing file location, basically breaking the sandbox:

As in My Game v1.0 AND My Game v1.2 would write files into, say, %localappdata%/My Game Save Global/ (example)


Code:
if !directory_exists(%localappdata%/global directory) // or something {
     directory_create(%localappdata%/global directory) // [NOT %localappdata%/My Game vWhatever/global directory]
} else {
    //ALWAYS Use this directory and read whatever files from it
}

SO
Is there ANY thing I could do to make this work? I know there are non-sandboxed file system extensions out there but do they contain what i am looking for? A way to use outside-sandbox file locations/directories? I way to always use that directory when reading files?

Answer Please that would be great
 
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