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threaded items on a game

Posted on 2008-06-13
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Hi,

I am using vb.net to make a shoot em up game. I can fire 2 missiles up the screen but what I cant do is fire an  unlimited amount of missiles. Now I think at most i could only fire 10-20 visible on the screen if i hold down space bar to fire.

How can i keep track of each missile with a timer?
Have  a collection of timers?
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Melih SARICA earned 500 total points
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with a threaded class and a self timer in it maybe helps u
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how does that work because i never did this before
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