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Thread: Destroy Brick

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    Default Destroy Brick

    Destroys a (hit) brick and updates the game status accordingly
    - update the score
    - tell the brick to destroy itself
    - remove the brick from Greenfoot
    - display the new score




    What i am doing is i am showing you guys the parts that i have done and the parts i need help with.

    what i know is the remove object code.

     public void destroyBrick()
    {
    removeObject(brick);
    }

    what i need help with is getting the brick to destroy itself upon impact with the ball


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    Also need help with setting up the game status.


    Checks whether we've won or not and reports the status
    - no more bricks: "You WON!!! Score: <score>" and stop the game
    - no more lives: "You LOST!!! Score: <score>" and stop the game
    - otherwise "Score: <score> Lives: <lives>"

        public void reportGameStatus()
        {
            if (numbrick ==0)
            message.setText("You Won!!!!!!");
            Greenfoot.stop();
     
            else if (lives ==0)
            message.setText("You lose!!!!!!");
            Greenfoot.stop();
     
        }

    thats what i got

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    Default Re: Destroy Brick

    Try and have a variable keeping track of the number of bricks left to destroy and if that number reaches zero you know the player has won the game. Just check this every time a brick is destroyed.

    The same goes for lives, however just check it every time the player looses a life. If lives is zero, player lost.

    When it comes to removing the brick from the board I guess you have some sort of array or something representing the board of bricks. Just set the coordinate in the array of the brick that was destroyed to null to represent that there is no brick here any more.

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