Say that I have a plugin with a function that counts i every x seconds. Now, if I want to adjust cvars in other plugins based on the i++ value, what is the best method to call that count function or pass its value to those other plugins? I read the wiki section on forwards and it seems that method could be used here, though I've not used one before and am not sure how to set it up.
OTOH, would it be equally effective to simply include the count function and its timer in the other plugins and create the timers from the same event hook? Would the timers stay synchronized and does it matter?