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Monkey Game Development by Michael Hartlef

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Chapter 6. Game #5, Balls Out!

A lot of games use balls as their main objects. Pinball machines, marbles, break out, and of course sports games such as soccer, baseball, and many others. It is just natural to use them in computer games too. Everyone knows a ball and can predict how to use it or how it will behave. The game we will create together in this chapter is called Balls Out! It is heavily influenced by the classic game called BreakOut, which you will know if you are old enough. If you don't, then have a look at this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakout_%28video_game%29

Another version of this kind of game is called Arkanoid (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkanoid).

Balls Out! doesn't have squared bricks for you to smash with your ...

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