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Creating realistic car movments

If you want a movie clip that the car will drive OVER then create it now or forever hold your peace.
1. First of all we want to create a picture that will represent the car. And name it something reasonable (car).
2. Now where going to add this to the car's actions to make it move.
 onClipEvent (enterFrame) {
 //This code will advance the car forward.
 if (Key.isDown(Key.UP)) {
 speed += 1;
 // This will make the car go backwards
 if (Key.isDown(Key.DOWN)) {
 speed -= 1;
 //The car will start to slow down after the speed of 25
 if (Math.abs(speed)>25) {
 speed *= .6;
 // This will change the angle of the car
 if (Key.isDown(Key.LEFT)) {
 _rotation -= 15;
 if (Key.isDown(Key.RIGHT)) {
 _rotation += 15;
3. You'll notice the car wont move yet add this code
 // This will make the car move
 speed *= .98;
 x = Math.sin(_rotation*(Math.PI/180))*speed;
 y = Math.cos(_rotation*(Math.PI/180))*speed*-1;
 if (!_root.move.hitTest(_x+x, _y+y, true)) {
 _x += x;
 _y += y;
 } else {
 speed *= -.6;
} try it :)
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Added: 2002-09-17
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