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Monkey Game Development by Michael Hartlef

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Time for action — detailing the OnObjectTimer method

The method OnObjectTimer in the engine class has two parameters. The timer ID and the object it is related to.

  1. Inside the OnObjectTimer method, check if the timer ID equals g.tmObjRemove.
    Method OnObjectTimer:Int(timerId:Int, obj:ftObject)
    If timerId = g.tmObjRemove Then
    
  2. Remove the object and close the IF check.
    obj.Remove()
    Endif
    
  3. Check if timer ID is equal to g.tmShieldTime.
    If timerId = g.tmShieldTime Then
    
  4. Deactivate the object.
    obj.SetActive(False)
    
  5. Set the collision group of the player ship to g.grpPlayer again. Then, close the IF check.
    g.player.SetColGroup(g.grpPlayer)
    Endif
    Return
    End
    

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We have created timers during the game. When these fire, the preceding method will determine ...

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