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Code for a basic Pong style game!

Submitted on: 1/2/2015 8:51:00 AM
By: Matthew Eagar (from psc cd)  
Level: Not Given
User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: VB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Makes a little pong style game
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' Name: Code for a basic Pong style game!
' Description:Makes a little pong style game
' By: Matthew Eagar (from psc cd)
' Assumes:Nothin much, just a very basic knowledge of VB programming.

Dim vmom As Integer 'holds the ball's vertical momentum
Dim hmom As Integer 'holds the ball's horizontal momentum
Private Sub Form_Load()
'make the vertical and horizontal momentums random
vmom = 100 + Int(Rnd * 200)
hmom = 100 + Int(Rnd * 200)
End Sub
Private Sub Form_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
'move the paddle to the mouse's position
Shape1.Left = X - (Shape1.Width / 2)
End Sub
Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
'move the ball, based on the virtical and horizontal momenutm
Shape2.Top = Shape2.Top + vmom
Shape2.Left = Shape2.Left + hmom
'see if the ball is hitting the surface of the paddle
 If (Shape2.Top + Shape2.Height) > Shape1.Top Then
If Shape2.Left + Shape2.Width >= Shape1.Left And Shape2.Left <= Shape1.Left + Shape1.Width Then
vmom = -vmom
End If
End If
'see if the ball has hit the edge of the screen
If (Shape2.Left + Shape2.Width) > Form1.Width Then
Shape2.Left = Form1.Width - Shape2.Width
hmom = -hmom 'this reverses it ball's direction
ElseIf Shape2.Left < 0 Then
Shape2.Left = 0
hmom = -hmom 'this reverses it ball's direction
ElseIf Shape2.Top < 0 Then
Shape2.Top = 0
vmom = -vmom 'this reverses it ball's direction
ElseIf Shape2.Top > Form1.Height Then
MsgBox "You lost!"
Timer1.Enabled = False
End If
End Sub

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