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1  Game Development / Game Play & Game Design / Race Against a Previous Lap in 2D Driving Game on: 2005-03-11 07:02:06
Hi All,

I have created a birds eye view 2D driving game and would now like to add the feature of being able to race againts one of your previous laps. I have seen this in many games refered to as 'shadow racing'.

My question is how do I record all the actions of the car and then replay them to the screen? I have looked at the Robot class but wont this trigger the events for both cars including the one driven by the user?

I am also assuming I will have to record time against each action so that the replay knows how long to turn, accelerate etc.

Any help on this matter would be gratefully received.


2  Game Development / Game Mechanics / Basic Car Physics on: 2004-11-30 08:06:13
Hi All,

I'm in my final year at university and have to produce a top down view 2d racing game for my project.

I'm quite competent at java programming but would like some information on implementing the physics in java.

I've looked at
which most people have directed me to but this is a bit advanced at this stage of my project.

Can anyone help with source code or examples of basic acceleration and cornering for an object so I can start to construct my first prototype. Any useful URL's would be much appreciated.

Many Thanks for your help.

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