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Bat'n'ball control
Author: AndyUK Submitted: 8th September, 2004 Favourites:0
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Edited By AndyUK on 9/11/2004

http://www.geocities.com/algamesuk/batnball.zip
(try this link if the first doesnt work)

This is a small tutorial showing how to control the balls movement depending on where it hits on the bat.

Ive noticed that there isnt much skill involved in most of the bat and ball games made with click products. Its because the bat is usually used simply to stop the ball going out of the screen. This makes bat and ball games a waiting game rather than involving any control.

This is good for pong games too

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http://www.ministryofklik.com/algamesuk/batnball.zip (8kb )



Posted by 2by4 9th September, 2004

This is a good tutorial. But if it was to be used in a bat and ball game it might be good not to have the ball bounce strait up after hitting the middle of the bat. This could make the game to easy.
 
Posted by Santa May Cry 9th September, 2004

it seems to bounce souly on how it hit the paddle. i think it should also depend on the way it was going in the first place
 
Posted by Radix 10th September, 2004

That's correct. The ball should bounce at the opposite angle that it struck the bat, with the edges modifying the angle slightly but not the middle.
 
Posted by AndyUK 10th September, 2004

good point.
 
Posted by DaVince 11th September, 2004

File not found. At least not on 11 september. And I wanted to make a good bat'nball game... <(
 
Posted by Juhis 29th September, 2008

I cannot download it.
I just cannot download it.

AndyUK, you should post it somewhere, where it can be downloaded.
 
Posted by AndyUK 9th March, 2011

I lost it years ago. Actually I don't even remember making it.
 

 



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