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Fully automatic weapon?

Hey :)

I have managed to get a fully working weapon system for my game, however I have encountered a few problems. The main one is, how I can get my function to be called as long as the mouse button is pressed. Anyone know how I could do that?

Cheers, and thank you in advance for any help or advice.

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asked Nov 04 '14 at 08:00 PM in C++ Programming

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Hello there :) I implemented my automatic weapon system by having a StartFire and StopFire methods. When you press your mouse down you call StartFire, which spawns the projectile and then i set a SetTimer that calls StartFire again after the time interval between shots. When you release the mouse you call StopFire which clears the SetTimer used to create the loop.

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answered Nov 04 '14 at 08:49 PM

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avatar image Borzi Nov 04 '14 at 08:53 PM

That makes perfect sense, thanks man :)

avatar image xlar8or Nov 05 '14 at 10:33 AM

You're welcome :)

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Check out the ShooterGame example.

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answered Nov 04 '14 at 09:24 PM

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