Now is the time to start giving the player more options and more information. We've almost got a playable racing game at this point, though we don't have the weapons yet. If we add in a Graphical User Interface, we'll be that much closer to our goal of a complete game.
The GUI components we'll need to create are:
To create these elements, we'll be using Panda3D's
DirectGUI system. This system includes all the tools we'll need to make our GUI and get it running.
Rather than creating menus individually, it would be wiser to create a system that will allow us to make all the menus we need. We can do this if we rely on the handy ...