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2D All the way! / Problem with controlling my sprite

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JoeCory
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Posted: 20th Sep 2014 00:02 Edited at: 22nd Sep 2014 19:03
hi, not sure i this is the right section but i got a problem with my 2D sprite.

i am able to move the sprite but when the x or y co-ord gets to 360 it will reset to 0 and keep moving...

anyone got any idea why this is happening

code below (bad but im new to Db)

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MOD EDIT: Better to use code tags.

thanks guys
Van B
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Posted: 22nd Sep 2014 19:04
When you use WRAPVALUE, it wraps around 360 degrees - it's only intended for angles that one.

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Posted: 24th Sep 2014 20:07
Hi, Joe, as VanB said you don't want to be using WRAPVALUE so change you're controls to something like:

if rightkey() = 1 then xpos = xpos + 1

use this format for all the controls / movement and then after the controls / movement code add:

if xpos < 0 then xpos = 0
if xpos > 100 then xpos = 100

I've used 0 and 100 but put your own limits in. Do this for ypos and this should limit the position of the sprite.

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