Chapter 3: Scripting Props and Acts
In addition to a room having a script associated with it, props and actors can also have scripts. If you have a lot of actors and props in a room, all doing different things, it is much easier to associated the scripting logic for a particular actor with that actor instead of in the room’s script.
Adding a shadow of the ego
For this exercise, we’ll make a Prop that acts as the shadow of the ego. The Prop’s script’s doit method will check the ego’s position, and adjust its own position accordingly.
(instance aShadow of Prop
(instance shadowScript of Script
posn((+ 20 (send gEgo:x)) (- (send gEgo:y) 90))
And then, in the init method of the room, you do
It’s that easy. Of course, the prop or actor’s script can contain any of the standard script methods: changeState, handleEvent or doit.
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