Re: [stella] Hello, I'm new to the mailing list

Subject: Re: [stella] Hello, I'm new to the mailing list
From: "Ghislain" <ghislaindeblois@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 09:05:13 -0700
> Hi Ghislain, welcome on board!

Thank you for the warm welcome!

> > So when the puck goes inside the net, the program will have to detect
> > position of the puck and also take in to account the direction of the
> I'd say - in this case: Just forget about collision detection.
> You know the coordinates of the puck, you know the coordinates of your
> net, just calculate if the puck is in or not. Whith clever use of an
> offset table, you can even calculate if it's within a round shape, for
> example:

You are right, for now I'll just worry about making the game playable, then
I'll worry about the programming that determines if the puck is inside the
net when it makes a collision with the playfield, and finally, AI.

Thanks for the advice.

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