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I am trying to create breakout game like this below.
http://www.2dplay.com/break-out/break-out-play.htm
I like how when balls bounces on paddle you have control over where it is goings. i need help creating some thing like this

//this is my code for when ball touch the paddle(player). i have divide the paddle in to two pices. than i am check if ball is touching the paddle on left or right side. than i am checking to see which way the ball dir is. than move the ball different dir.
//bx,by,bw,bh are ball x,y postion, width, height.
//x,y, width, height are paddle variables

public void playerBallCollision(Ball b)
    {
        double bx = b.getX();
        double by = b.getY();
        double bw = b.getRadius() * 2;
        double bh = b.getRadius() * 2;

            if(this.getBounds().intersects(b.getBounds()))  //ball is touching the paddle
            {
                b.setDy(-b.getDy()); //change ball dy oppiste side 

                if(by+bh >= y && by <= y)  //ball is touching paddle from top
                {   
                    if(bx < (x+width/2))   //ball is touch paddle from left side
                    {
                        if(b.getDx() <= 0)      //ball is moving left 
                            b.setDx(b.getDx()); //move ball right
                        else                    //ball is moving right
                            b.setDx(-b.getDx()); //move ball left
                    }
                    if(bx > (x+width/2))  //ball is touching paddle from right side
                    {
                        if(b.getDx() <= 0)  //ball is moving left
                            b.setDx(-b.getDx());
                        else                   //ball is moving right
                            b.setDx(b.getDx());
                    }
                }
            }//End collision
    }

so this code just move the ball left or right same angle. i want to make the different angles. so should i add more if statment? or just this be done in looop?

Edited by game06

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Last Post by nandosss
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yes you should add more decision making statements in order to make the ball go different direction. Also why dont you try to divide the pallet into more secions? it would give it more angles. Also you should change she speed of the ball depending on side of the pallet that is being hit.

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