Game series: Way of an Idea

Way of an Idea Box2D prototype – Step 3

Welcome to the 3rd part. In part 2 we allowed the player to draw the chalk track in a “paused” Box2D environment and then run the simulation. Now it’s time to delete our chalk track. A bit of theory: although the simulation is paused, the chalk bodies are already placed in the Box2D world. So […]

Way of an Idea Box2D prototype – Step 2

It’s time to apply the concepts seen at Pausing a Box2D simulation with Way of an Idea Box2D prototype to create a paused Box2D simulation that will start only when you’ll press SPACE, and meanwhile you can draw paths, just like in the original game. The only problem with this technique is you can’t use […]

Way of an Idea Box2D prototype

Did you enjoy Way of an Idea? Nice physics game… besides the joints and motors used in level design, the most interesting part is the chalk drawing. . We are going to do it in three steps Step 1 – Freehand drawing Let’s start with a simple script with some mouse listeners to let the […]