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Default Need help keeping time and displaying it. - 11-28-2012, 02:39 PM

I am trying to figure out how to make a timer that counts down from X number and goes down by 1 point every 2 secs or so. Then i need to figure out a way for the else/if statement to show the current number when the if triggers.

this is for a frogger game that i am making, and i have everything finished except this part.

if anyone could point me in the right direction, i would be extremely thankful.
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Default 11-28-2012, 07:29 PM

I haven't given anyone help with Alice in a while, but I'll try...

1) Create a 3D Text object. It should be at the very end of the gallery. Move it to wherever you want your timer to be, and make sure it faces the camera. Set its text to the number of how much time you want.
2) Create a number variable called "time". Set it to how much time you want.
3) Make an event that says
While the world is running,
While time>0,
Wait 1 second
time decrement by 1
3D Text set text to (int [time as a string] as a string) duration = 0 seconds

and replace STUFF with whatever you want to have happen when time runs out.

I made a quick example world with a timer, you can check it out.
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