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My first real game of pong!

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Ive completed my first game a pong clone I call SuperPong. Download here http://www.yourfilelink.com/get.php?fid=37077 Source code is included. Controls: Left and Right arrow keys move the bottom paddle. A and D move player 2 paddle.

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Congrats!

A few comments though:

"Are you sure you want to quit looser?" - Ummm... no, I want to quit tighter (spelling, dude). I get the feeling you're referencing Doom there, but I don't think a Pong game making fun of the player is such a good thing :) (I know, it's a learning demo, but still...)

The one non-smartass thing I'd recommend is to give the player a short "break" time from when they miss the ball until the next one spawns. I missed it, and the balls started falling from the middle... I missed two more before I realized what was going on! Possibly spawn the ball right at the other players paddle so that you have a longer time to get to the right spot?

Good job, though. Keep it up, looser!

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Congrats!

A few comments though:

"Are you sure you want to quit looser?" - Ummm... no, I want to quit tighter (spelling, dude). I get the feeling you're referencing Doom there, but I don't think a Pong game making fun of the player is such a good thing :) (I know, it's a learning demo, but still...)

The one non-smartass thing I'd recommend is to give the player a short "break" time from when they miss the ball until the next one spawns. I missed it, and the balls started falling from the middle... I missed two more before I realized what was going on! Possibly spawn the ball right at the other players paddle so that you have a longer time to get to the right spot?

Good job, though. Keep it up, looser!


LOL I didnt even notice I spelled that wrong. Thats what I get for working on things at 4am.

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