Game play and repeat loops

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at
Sun Oct 19 11:59:36 EDT 2003

A repeat loop is fine, but you need to take some steps to make it work 
right. There's a working example of this in the Star Battle game I 
wrote. Use this in the message box to take a look:

go stack url ""

On Sunday, October 19, 2003, at 06:43  AM, Mike Brown wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I am scripting a simple animated game.  An object moves across the 
> stack
> driven by commands within a repeat loop.  I want to change variables 
> within
> the repeat loop when the user selects one of the arrow keys (up, down, 
> left,
> right).  Basically, as the object moves across the screen, it's 
> direction
> can be changed by selecting the arrow key.
> Is the use of a repeat loop for this incorrect or is there a way to 
> insert
> condition changes into the loop?


Geoff Canyon
gcanyon at

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