From the Forum – Issue #150

From the Forum – Issue #150

Forum iconWelcome to this week’s From the Forum. In this post, we highlight a few Corona Community Forums posts that cover important topics.

Making waves

It’s easy to move your objects in a straight line or let physics do great things for you, but what if you want an object to move along in a wave pattern? Several Corona developers jumped in on this thread to provide the proper math.

It’s a snap!

A developer wanted to build a unique menu system where blocks representing each menu item would “snap” to have three items on the screen. Forum star RoamingGamer provided a solid solution to the matter.

Adding AI to your game

Many games need enemies for your hero to battle, but making those enemies “smart” perplexes many developers. In this thread, learn some basic concepts behind making bad guys harder to beat.

Do you have a particular forum thread that was helpful for you? Let us know about it! Email, put FTF: and the forum title in the subject, and include the URL in the email. We will consider adding it to an upcoming edition of From the Forum.

Rob Miracle

Rob is the Developer Relations Manager for Corona Labs. Besides being passionate about helping other developers make great games using Corona, he is also enjoys making games in his spare time. Rob has been coding games since 1979 from personal computers to mainframes. He has over 16 years professional experience in the gaming industry.

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