Chapter 15Project: The Purple Fruit Monster Game
When you’re done with this chapter, you will
Know how to keep score in games
Understand how to keep score (or perform some other action) when objects collide
Have an example of how physics are used in a game
In this chapter we’ll make a jumping game. The player will use the keyboard to make the purple fruit monster jump and move to capture as much rolling fruit as possible, without touching the ground. It will end up looking something like this:
This is a fairly simple game to play, but it will give us a taste of some important gaming concepts.