Sign in to follow this  
ArtStudent

How to make Pong?

Recommended Posts

Hi All.

I'm part of an Art collective at University, and we are doing a show with an Arcade theme.

I've been asked to make a version of Pong, but with custom colours.

I know there are a number of tutorials out there on coding Pong from scratch, but sadly my coding skills are amateur at best.

Is there anyone here who might have already coded a version who might be willing to help me customize? I image it should be pretty simple and you will get credit for your contribution at the gallery show.

Thanks for any help / suggestions.

A

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Howdy!

 

In a nutshell, you do the following...

 

1) Create a window to "draw" in.

2) Use a graphics library to draw the two paddles and ball. Rectangles and filled rectangles will suffice.

3) a function to check two rectangles for overlapping. This is for collision detection.

4) Use a "event loop" to constantly poll for keyboard input and to update the screen display positions of the paddles and ball.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this