# Code Help - Pong Game

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I know what I want to do, but I am unsure how to do it. I want to have my ComputerPaddle Sprite Update it's location based on the position of my Ball Sprite. Code-wise I am not sure on how to allow my ComputerPaddle class to acess the postion of the ball class.
NOTE: Please don't tell me excatly how to do it, please drop hints/tips. I learn better if I have but together myself, but a point in the right direction is always nice.
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{

public ComputerPaddle(Texture2D texture, Rectangle screenBounds, Vector2 direction, Vector2 position)
: base(texture, screenBounds, direction, position)
{
this.texture = texture;
this.screenBounds = screenBounds;
}
public override void Update()
{
//Use the location of the ball to move the paddle up and down
// in the Y direction, toward Y value of the ball
}
}[/source]
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My Ball Class
[source lang="csharp"] class Ball
{
//The position of the ball
Vector2 position;
//Motion of the ball
Vector2 motion;
//speed of the ball
float ballSpeed = 2;
//Texture For the ball
Texture2D texture;
//Collision rectangle for the ball
Rectangle screenBounds;
//Ball Constructor
public Ball(Texture2D texture, Rectangle screenBounds)
{
this.texture = texture;
this.screenBounds = screenBounds;
}
//Update Method for the ball
public void Update()
{
position += ballSpeed * motion;
CheckForCollisonWithTop();
}
//Any time ball collides with the bounds of the window increase the speed of the ball 1 point.
//Any time ball collides with the bounds of the window change the directoin of the motion in the Y direction
public void CheckForCollisonWithTop()
{
if (position.Y < 0)
{
position.Y = 0;
motion.Y *= -1;
ballSpeed += 1;
}
if (position.Y + texture.Height > screenBounds.Height)
{
position.Y = screenBounds.Height - texture.Height;
motion.Y *= -1;
ballSpeed += 1;
}
}
{
if (position.X > screenBounds.Width || position.X < 0)
{
return true;
}
return false;
}
{
Rectangle ballLocation = new Rectangle(
(int)position.X, (int)position.Y, texture.Width, texture.Height);
{
motion.X *= -1;
}
}
public void SetInStartPosition()
{
motion = new Vector2(1, -1);
position.X = (screenBounds.Width - texture.Width) / 2;
position.Y = (screenBounds.Height - texture.Height) / 2;
RestartBallSpeed();
}
public void Draw(SpriteBatch spriteBatch)
{
spriteBatch.Draw(texture, position, Color.White);
}
public void RestartBallSpeed()
{
ballSpeed = 2;
}
}[/source]
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Like I said I think there is a way for me to acess the postion of the ball but I don't know how. Any help would be very much appreciated. I think I can do something similar to my CheckForCollisionWithPaddle() Method. I just need a little but of a push start. Edited by mistervirtue

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Without laying out the exact code, implement a getter.

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Sorry I posted this in the wrong fourm Edited by mistervirtue