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2013/2/5

Pong Pinball

Keep ball in play as long as possible to gain maximum points.

Use left and right arrow keys to control paddle; or press "m" for mouse contol ("k" to return to keyboard control).

Known glitch: every once in a blue moon, the ball will 'jump' (transport itself) from a block to somewhere else with no known cause.

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Tags: game physics with-source bounce pinball pong danpost paddleball

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A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Tue Feb 05 17:53:03 UTC 2013 Made flashing a little more consistant.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Tue Feb 05 18:11:13 UTC 2013 Slight width change to prevent some repetition.
PoliPoli

2013/2/6

it´s hard to catch the ball!
danpostdanpost

2013/2/6

@Poli, I know how challenging it is at the moment. I was thinking about maybe moving the bumbers up a little and maybe widening the paddle at bit.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Wed Feb 06 18:05:33 UTC 2013 Made it a little easier to paddle the ball.
danpostdanpost

2013/2/6

@Poli, I put a little more distance between the bumpers and the paddle to allow for a little more reaction time; plus, I increased the speed of paddle movement.
SpilliSpilli

2013/2/6

Maybe use the mouse as input and not the arrow keys. Just simply have a set y axis and take the mouses x axis.
danpostdanpost

2013/2/6

@Spilli, I feel that if I allowed mouse control, the game would be too easy. I migh consider slowing the game down just a touch more; but I do not want it to become boringly slow.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Fri Mar 22 18:49:05 UTC 2013 You can now use keyboard or mouse to control paddle. Included source to show code for 'perfect' bounce.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Sun Mar 24 16:37:17 UTC 2013 Added step-by-step documentation with source.

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