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kirby5620302823

Mar. 31, 2016

Under rating threshold (show) my ship's png file still has a white background can someone help with making it transparent?

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hunterpup

Jul. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) i rily don't get it

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hunterpup

Jul. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) i don't get it

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siaraj

Feb. 21, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) soooooooogood

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Cheshir

Jan. 7, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Somebody help please. it says "there is no property with the name "speed""

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del14409278_3630

Dec. 4, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) where is the line width

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eskivor

Sep. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) "missile._x = _x;" is it actionscript 2.0 ?

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grieshaber

Aug. 9, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Huge problem with capitalization and my file names so im leaving everything lowercase which is working well.

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Stalthdan

Jun. 30, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) @powerownage just continue with the tutorial, your issue is addressed in a later page. @Jonthebloxer go to the library, double click the 'Ship' icon, delete the sprite and draw/insert whatever you want instead.

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Jonthebloxer

May. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) does anyone know how i can swap out the space ship for a different sprite, I want to change it

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kaedeb

May. 2, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) My Goodness! Ok after the 100's of comments i read about missiles staying still, i was about to quit, but then, i deleted everything and started from the begining of #3 and it works!

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powerownage

Apr. 28, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) can someone help? My missles are only shooting at the top part of the screen

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Frostyfun

Jan. 13, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Hey everyone! If anyone here wants to convert AS2 code to AS3 I set up a quick guide on how to do it. This uses old code that you wont want in newer projects but the site I set up will explain how to use it! http://codingflashfast.webs.com/ This should help everyone who needs this in AS3.

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alphajuliet

Oct. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) If you have an error it is most likely because you have misspelt a word or forgotten a ";". Keep saving your work before you test and make sure it is all in the same folder and correctly named!

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SofiaE1

Sep. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) It says me that the statement : if ( Key.isDown(Key.SPACE) ), is not permitted in a class definition. I'm using CS5.5

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yungteezytn

Aug. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Nevermind, spoke too soon. I forgot an s in my code v.v derp.

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yungteezytn

Aug. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I'm stuck on page 9. For some reason, everything works fine when I exclude "missile._x =_x + 50; missile._y = _y + 2;", but when I include that portion of the code, my character won't move and my missiles won't fire.

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rokstaleon

Jul. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) my missiles arent moving towards the right of the screen

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littletode

Jun. 13, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) sucks i am on ubuntu and it takes forever to load.

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KenneyF

Jun. 1, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I Have a huge problem. My flash thinks that 1 is way offscreen.. so instead of removing the missiles at _x 700 I have to type 1400. That fixes my problem here, but in the next tutorial when in generates the enemys I can't keep the enemys on stage with this code.. _y = Math.random()*400 + 50; Any ideas why this happens?

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Ponchop

Mar. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Never mind, I spoke too soon. Fixed it

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Ponchop

Mar. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I'm having issues when creating the missiles. They're appearing fine, but when they appear from the ship, they still appear at the top left corner as well. Can anybody help?

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Schreib

Mar. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I just have one quick question, I'm just trying to understand what += means. Great tutorial btw

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Peragin

Mar. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Lol I think I had more fun making this than playing Kongregate games.

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KnownPlayer

Mar. 5, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I'm having a really hard time creating the missile in CS5.5, The sizes seem really different and everything is different than the tutorial. Can anyone help me please?

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Bommetje23

Feb. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @shaggypig9 I had that problem first too, but I solved it, just try and change the X and Y numbers (page 7 on the tutorial). I changed it to X + 78 and Y + 22: if( Key.isDown(Key.SPACE) ) { var missile = _root.attachMovie( "Missile" , "Missile" + _root.getNextHighestDepth() , _root.getNextHighestDepth() ); missile._x = _x + 78; missile._y = _y + 22; } Hope this helps

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RobinN1

Jan. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) every slide i read, there will always be a question in my mind(missile shooting so fast, missile coming from the body of spaceship instead of cockpit). then after several slides, the question will be answered. great guide.

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TheElect2049

Jan. 10, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This tutorial PWNS XD

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ki1lr

Jan. 8, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) page 5 script. i almost fainted.

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jrtibayan

Nov. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) nvm i found out what went wrong.. kinda misplaced the code.. should be on the ships class not missile. :)

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jrtibayan

Nov. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) im using Adobe Flash CS5.5 Pro i cant seem to make the missiles appear and disappear since i cant make them appear i tried drag the missile movieclip to the stage and edited its onEnterFrame code particularly the condition when spacebar is pressed just to see if the condition is working i set the speed to 0 if the spacebar is pressed so when i press the spacebar the missile should stop and it did.. so i think the problem is somehow the function that attachmovie and removemovieclip is not firing.. is it because im using a CS5.5?

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VMDC

Nov. 6, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) hmm... anyone notices there is no 3) on the second page?

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japh42

Oct. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Thanks @Derek3803, but I still can't. Have both layers in the same order as on the screen example. I can select it, select the color and line tool but can't draw. It's probably something dumb that I just don't know. Had a step drive me crazy cause it was missing the instruction to select the .fla before trying "Insert>" since it only appears when the .fla is selected.

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akiko01

Oct. 26, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) This code looks complex, but its not. Really, its not. Hopefully i am not the only person who laughed a little bit at that part on page 5.

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benoz11

Oct. 15, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Simple syntax mistakes like an extra } or a mis-spelt command can be found if you go to "tools" then "Check syntax". Great tutorial.

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zeth415

Oct. 14, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) SHEEPNESS probably you already figured out, nut you must put "if" statements inside "on" events, such as "onEnterFrame", otherwise it won't work... bothered me for almost 15 min as well...

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Derek3803

Oct. 11, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Didnt work for about 30 minutes because i had an extra }

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Derek3803

Oct. 10, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) To put in the white line you must add a new layer for the missle.

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sheepness

Oct. 7, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) on the line with if( Key.isDown(Key.SPACE) ) it says "This statement is not permitted in a class definition." .. can someone help me here?

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Beastsummoner

Oct. 6, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Nice tutorial, learned from it :)

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japh42

Oct. 3, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I cannot get this to let me draw the white line. I draw it and as soon as I let go of the mouse button it disappears. Any suggestions? I am doing this with Flash CS3 which I found at the following link, with a 30 day trial period. http://lfiles3.brothersoft.com/dvd_video/flash_tools/ADBEFLPRCS3_WWE.exe

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bluefire732

Sep. 24, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) There's more plays on this tutorial than the last one... are people just jumping in in the middle?

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C3WhiteRose

Sep. 20, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Please someone show me this: I want each time I press "F" key,the hero ship only shoots one bullet,and I press and press again to let him shoots faster :( How can I do that?

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spivee

Sep. 17, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I find a slightly better effect out of the missiles by having an acceleration, I set speed to 0 instead of 10, then did this when moving the missiles: _x += speed; speed += 1; // try changing the speed that speed increases for a different effect.

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supergeno

Sep. 4, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) hey my ship class codes are exactly the same as it shows it should and they should fire from the nose of my ship, but they are firing from the bottom left of the screen! I have looked over it a ton of times but nothing works! what do i do? im using CS5.5

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supergeno

Sep. 3, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) umm my ship class looks exactly like it shows but it fires them like crazy if I move and hold space so its dragging missiles AND they are appearing at the bottom left! what do i do?

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del6022252

Aug. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) nevermind - it was my background = dur. i attached my ship and missiles to the same layer as my background, like a fool.

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del6022252

Aug. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) my missiles move with the background. in other words, I have them firing out of the ship where I want, they move at the rate I want, but if I hold the space bar down their point of origin moves further and further away. If I move the ship back and fire, the missiles will appear far in front of the ship. HELP!

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davidmarak

Jul. 18, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) I cannot get the missile to spawn. If I change the linkage identifier and instance name to "ship" I can fire a ship out of my ship, but when it is set to "missile", there is no missile. The properties for the missile are set to 'Export in Frame 1' and if I add a missile manually to the scene, it shows up when I test the movie, and it moves across the screen properly. In the library object the missile shows up as a movie. I am not getting any syntax errors on any .as programs. Any ideas?

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Jawburger

Jul. 16, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) okay, i have my missile working relatively and i am now trying to make things constantly fly out of the back of my ship. Nyanship is my ship's symbol name. The Mexicanflag class is the same as the missile except speed = -20; if( symbol NYANShip is on stage ) { var Mexicanflag = _root.attachMovie( "Mexicanflag" , "Mexicanflag" + _root.getNextHighestDepth() , _root.getNextHighestDepth() ); Mexicanflag._x = _x - 100; Mexicanflag._y = _y - 2; } Would this work?

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