Game Numero 3!
Having finished Hangman then Tic Tac Toe I’ve moved onto the other classic Pong.
Download links are here:
I’ve put some polish / juice into this one so here are some of the things I’ve been adding. Squash n stretch. Smoke effects. Screen shake. Lots of fun.
For anyone interested, here is some info on how things were done.
When the ball is fast and hits the bat it creates electrical impulses through the bat. The direction changes depending on where the bat is hit. If the ball is going REALLY fast, then a large pulse goes through the bat.
Hit from centre
Hit from bottom
Hit from top
Smoke / Wall effects:
When the wall gets hit little puffs of dust / smoke are released. Speed dictates how large the puffs are.
Here are some example frames:
… and animated