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xoured

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Timed Mouse Click or Finger Press actions in PlayMaker
« on: March 27, 2014, 06:52:46 PM »
Basically, I was curious as to how you might go about having a similar action to the actions of that in a game like Osu. There is an icon or button that has a perfect time for you to click/press it and a not so perfect time to click/press it. Surrounding the icon/button would be a indicator telling you when to hit it and when the opportune time is. If anyone could provide some insight that would be great.

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Re: Timed Mouse Click or Finger Press actions in PlayMaker
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 08:05:54 PM »
I don't know what Osu is but I get the gist of the mechanic you're after.

For the functionality:
Just animate a float variable over seconds, e.g. 5.0s -> -5.0s. 
Rate the users input in how close to 0.0s their tap/click is.

For the visual display:
A circular button with a secondary highlight "ring" that slowly scales down in size to be the same circumference as the button, using the above floats as a relative touchstone just make sure the visual "ring" perfectly overlaps the circular buttons outline at the same time the float is 0.0s.

Hope that helps.

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Re: Timed Mouse Click or Finger Press actions in PlayMaker
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 04:56:27 AM »
That helps a lot Thanks also would you know of a way to spawn game objects randomly around the predefined area of your scene?