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crazydoglady31
Scratcher
15 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

I want to make it where a bunch of sprites are just floating around randomly. (like in the game slither) How can I make that script?
ELevell
Scratcher
100+ posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

Try something like this:

forever
glide (1) secs to x: (pick random (-240) to (240)) y: (pick random (180) to (-180))
end

Let me know if this helps!

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duckboycool
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How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

What do you mean by floating around randomly. What I'm thinking of does not happen in slither.io.

If that's what you mean, you should also have a pick random .5 to 3 in the secs to make it more random.

Last edited by duckboycool (Jan. 27, 2017 01:48:38)


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DominoDragon1
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1000+ posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

This is the same thing, but the sprite will always move the same speed, I think.

forever
set [x] to (pick random (-240) to (240))
set [y] to (pick random (-180) to (180))
glide ((Something) * ([sqrt] of (([square] of ((x) - (y))) + ([square] of ((x position) - (y position)))))) secs to x: (x) y: (y)
end
Last part was cut off, it should be:
y: y(the variable)
The something should be a number you play around with to get the speed you want.
Hope I helped!

Last edited by DominoDragon1 (Jan. 27, 2017 01:58:53)


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crazydoglady31
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15 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

Thank you! did it
ELevell
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100+ posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

crazydoglady31 wrote:

Thank you! did it

Nice work! Which script did you use?

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crazydoglady31
Scratcher
15 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?


when green flag clicked
forever
go to x: (pick random () to (10)) y: ((pick random () to (10))
end

Last edited by crazydoglady31 (Jan. 27, 2017 18:26:40)

DominoDragon1
Scratcher
1000+ posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

crazydoglady31 wrote:

when green flag clicked
forever
go to x: (pick random () to (10)) y: ((pick random () to (10))
end
This would make the sprite move all over the place randomly, not gliding there.

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crazydoglady31
Scratcher
15 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

i dont know for sure how to fix that but its ok
Bentton
Scratcher
53 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

If you want it to bounce around, use this script:
when green flag clicked
point in direction (pick random (-90) to (270))
go to x: (0) y: (0)
set rotation style [don't rotate]
forever
move (10) steps
if on edge, bounce
end
Otherwise, If you want it to glide around do what ELevell said:

ELevell wrote:

Try something like this:

forever
glide (1) secs to x: (pick random (-240) to (240)) y: (pick random (180) to (-180))
end

Let me know if this helps!
KoenigseggRS
Scratcher
2 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

That helped
KoenigseggRS
Scratcher
2 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

Bentton wrote:

If you want it to bounce around, use this script:
when green flag clicked
point in direction (pick random (-90) to (270))
go to x: (0) y: (0)
set rotation style [don't rotate]
forever
move (10) steps
if on edge, bounce
end
Otherwise, If you want it to glide around do what ELevell said:

ELevell wrote:

Try something like this:

forever
glide (1) secs to x: (pick random (-240) to (240)) y: (pick random (180) to (-180))
end

Let me know if this helps!
That helped.
C4-4life
Scratcher
3 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

but what if your sprite starts at 0,0
AmberPandax1212
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How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

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scratchbuilder247
Scratcher
48 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

It is very easy

SuperSean12
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How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

(deleted because i didnt know this was an old topic)

Last edited by SuperSean12 (Aug. 17, 2020 10:06:09)


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Fadelplayz
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3 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

Guys, I think we are necroposting around here
CodeCorps
Scratcher
18 posts

How to I make a sprite glide around randomly?

glide (1) secs to [random position]

Last edited by CodeCorps (Dec. 23, 2020 20:05:26)

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