## Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

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qaisjp
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

Nixola wrote:Why multiply? Just add them
because something like this would (imho) be better.

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local x, y = Player:getVelocity()
Player:fireWeapon(1 --[[(weapon id)]]--, x*1.2, y*1.2)
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

So if you're standing still you hit your own foot?
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paritybit
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

I find myself getting overwhelmed very easily. Things move a little too fast for me, but it could be just because I'm old (you know, people in their late 30's can't play video games).

Cool though. I saw it the other day when I was browsing the Steam Greenlight games.
qaisjp wrote:
Nixola wrote:Why multiply? Just add them
because something like this would (imho) be better.

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local x, y = Player:getVelocity()
Player:fireWeapon(1 --[[(weapon id)]]--, x*1.2, y*1.2)
Everybody has their own opinion. I agree with Nixola that adding makes way more sense. Especially with the 1.2 number suggested; it puts too much of the weight onto the speed of the avatar. What if, later, he implemented acceleration rather than a fixed speed? When the player starts moving the arrows will go from dropping at his feet and as his speed increases start arcing higher into the sky when really they should have some fixed distance with the additional velocity of the avatar.
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

paritybit wrote:(you know, people in their late 30's can't play video games)
Awww. Need a hug?
paritybit wrote:Everybody has their own opinion. I agree with Nixola that adding makes way more sense. Especially with the 1.2 number suggested; it puts too much of the weight onto the speed of the avatar. What if, later, he implemented acceleration rather than a fixed speed? When the player starts moving the arrows will go from dropping at his feet and as his speed increases start arcing higher into the sky when really they should have some fixed distance with the additional velocity of the avatar.
Exactly. Additive is how it works in the real world anyway.
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

Robin wrote: Awww. Need a hug?
Maybe he could implement that as a powerup?
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### Re: Bow Quest Adventure Hero[NOT FINISHED]

Hey there, how did you get the pixel art to scale without the anti-aliasing ?? great looking game by the way!!

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