Re: [stella] Qb: Big Woofin Bug

Subject: Re: [stella] Qb: Big Woofin Bug
From: "Andrew Davie" <adavie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 01:35:23 +1100
Ruffin wrote...

> I also had the little fire dude move down off of a block once towards
> nothing (no block for him to land on) and then *wham* he kills me (I was

OK, I've seen this.  What it is is that he's decided to jump on your cube an
instant before you started moving it.  So, he moves towards where the cube
WAS... and lands where it IS.  The creatures are adjusted mid-flight when
their destination cube is moving, but it kind of sometimes stuffs up the
visuals dramatically.  Sometimes he jumps to where the cube IS going to
be... but does it just after you move.  I'm pretty sure this is the
problem.... you were moving a cube up or down, probably.  Not much I can
really do about this (either way) in the space available, and it's rare
enough that I'll be happy to call it the Ruffin 'not convincing' jump
feature.... and leave it there ;)

> Anyhow, I got a good laugh after figuring out all I needed to do was hold
> down the fire button.  You shoulda seen my face trying to time jumps and

Heh, yes been there done that.  Thanks for the reports!

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