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Blender Game Engine Beginner's Guide by Victor Kuller Bacone

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Creating a life indicator bar

Surely, a game without your life bar would not be a game. One way or another, there is always a life bar present in video games. It is a rule to be respected: no health bar, no consequences (loss of life) is possible in an interactive game. Don't you believe in it? When you test a game and you can't arrive to the final, without any possibility to repeat the action instantly, the life bar has no sense. The life bar shows you how many times you have another opportunity. With this visual bar, you can improve your game and you will arrive to the end. Is the game always a way to test you or to know if you are competent? Let's see a simple demonstration of how to create a life bar.

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