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Old 11-21-2007, 04:53 PM   #1
dark acalyte
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Default diagonal movement + shooting problem

The game I am making is a side scroller so basically rightKeyPress is going forward, leftKeyPress goes back upKeyPress goes up, etc.etc.

the problem I'm having is that I can move diagonally in any direction, and i can move diagonally in any direction + shoot except for when im press up + left, going in the north west direction, i can shoot or move in that direction but not both, im not sure what the problem is but i can move+ shoot in any other direction, the movement + shoot code is down below so if anyone can figure it out thanks in advance.

Code:
this.onEnterFrame = function() {
	if (Key.isDown(Key.UP)) {
		if (ghost.hitTest(ghost._x-40, 0, true)) {
			ghost._y += 8;
		}
		ghost._y -= 8;
	}
	if (Key.isDown(Key.LEFT)) {
		if (ghost.hitTest(0, ghost._y, true)) {
			ghost._x += 7.5;
		}
		ghost._x -= 7.5;
	}
	if (Key.isDown(Key.DOWN)) {
		if (ghost.hitTest(ghost._x-40, 400, true)) {
			ghost._y -= 8;
		}
		ghost._y += 8;
	}
	if (Key.isDown(Key.RIGHT)) {
		if (ghost.hitTest(345, ghost._y, true)) {
			ghost._x -= 8.6;
		}
		ghost._x += 9;
	}
	timer++;
	if (Key.isDown(Key.SPACE)) {
		i++;
		if (timer>=4) {
			_root.attachMovie("Particle", "Particle"+i, _root.getNextHighestDepth());
			_root["Particle"+i]._x = ghost._x+12;
			_root["Particle"+i]._y = ghost._y;
			timer = 0;
		}
	}
}
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