Thread: Help with Ball Movement please!!

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    Help with Ball Movement please!!

    well, the thing is i made this very very (very) simple Pong game using graphics and i just wanted to know how can i make the ball move not in "fixed" directions, i mean i want it to move according to the angle of the hit with the paddle (i know this has something to do with trigonometrical functions like cos, tan) can anyone please help me out?!?


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    Ah...the power of a board search.

    Mod: Could we get a ball movement thread moved the the FAQ?

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    There are several of them, but one of them talks about reflecting in correct angles, which is pretti good.

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