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Default Assignment 4 - 02-14-2012, 05:31 AM

This assignment was fun and somewhat of a challenge. Everything did what I wanted. I'm getting a better idea of how to write my own methods and implement them with other methods. Also, I become more familiar with the random function.

I do have a question though. How do you randomize a direction? For instance I want a character to only turn either left or right randomly. How can I accomplish this?

Thanks.
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Default 02-14-2012, 11:34 AM

Do you know how to get random numbers?


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Default 02-14-2012, 10:01 PM

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Do you know how to get random numbers?
Yes, I know how to get random numbers. I noticed that when I made a variable called direction, it gave me left/right, up/down options. I only want to focus on the left/right but have them chosen at random.

I don't know how to do that.
   
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Default 02-15-2012, 12:47 AM

Think about this.

You can tell alice to turn left 0.5 revs, right?

What if that number was less?

A lot less.


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Default 02-15-2012, 01:00 AM

Mr. Kidnapper always just tells people to choose a random number between -0.5 and 0.5 and turn left by that much. If it's negative it turns right.
   
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Default 02-15-2012, 01:17 AM

And the solution is given away.

Thanks, Mr. K, you tactful person you.


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Default 02-16-2012, 08:12 PM

Of course! I should have thought in a more simplistic manner. Sometimes it's easy to complicate easy things in programming.

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Default 12-23-2012, 04:27 AM

That's a very clever solution. I would have a hard time figuring that one out myself.
   
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