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Scratch 2.0 Game Development HOTSHOT by Sergio van Pul, Jessica Chiang

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Creating a bow and arrow

As noted, the sword is a very short ranged weapon, which poses a great risk to the player. If an enemy makes a sudden turn, which the knights do very often, they can easily hit the player before he/she has a chance to remove the enemy with the sword.

So as an alternative, we will also create a long range weapon that is much safer to use.

Prepare for lift off

We will create a bow and arrow. This will consist of two separate sprites. We will draw these sprites ourselves.

  1. We select the Paint a new sprite block.
  2. We select the brown color and the Ellipse tool.
  3. We draw a tall vertical oval shape.
  4. Next, we switch the color to transparent.
  5. Still using the Ellipse tool, we will take three bites out of the brown shape to form the limbs ...

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