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Macromedia® Flash™ MX ActionScript for Fun & Games by Gary Rosenzweig

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Chapter 9. Catch and Avoid Games

Catch and Avoid Games

Many games on the Web can be classified as catch-and-avoid games. They all share a few characteristics. The player controls an object or character that moves left and right across the bottom of the screen. Other objects fall from the top of the screen. The player must either catch or avoid these objects.

These games vary, however, in how the player’s character is controlled, what the objects are, and other aspects. In this chapter, you will look at three different games. The first is a basic catch-the-objects game. The second builds on that and adds new features, ...

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