How do I choose between 1 or 2 players

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Post » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:26 pm

I've looked everywhere (at least i think i have) and all examples, tut's and posts show hot to switch between players or 2 players playing at the same time onscreen. How do i create the 1 or 2 player events?

i,e: if i want to play alone, i choose 1 player. If i want to play with someone else (turn based) i choose 2 player, and if player 1 dies it will become player 2's turn?


If anyone can point me to examples or help with this, greatly appreciated.
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Post » Thu Jul 07, 2016 11:17 am

IT works like most things... you would need a set of variables to tell the game who's turn it is, etc.

Global Variable - PlayerTurn = 1

[PlayerTurn=1]
[Press move right]
---- player 1 moves right

[Player 1 dies]
--- set PlayerTurn=2

[PlayerTurn=2]
[Press move right]
---- player 2 moves right

[Player 2 dies]
--- set PlayerTurn=1


The same would be done for picking how many players you want;

Global Variable - NumPlayers=0

[Click button for one player]
--- set NumPlayers=1

[Click button for two player]
--- set NumPlayers=2

You would use your NumPlayers variable setting to help conditions with the first set of pseudo events I wrote up there^

[Player 1 dies]
[NumPlayers=2]
--- set PlayerTurn=2
[else]
--- set PlayerTurn=1
--- respawn player


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