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Fantasy computer for making, playing and sharing tiny games. · By Nesbox

360 degree movement?

A topic by sammy6 created Dec 14, 2019 Views: 185 Replies: 3
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So I want to make something that moves toward the mouse at a constant speed. Something like this gif. How would I be able to do that? 

This is the method:

http://monkeygameprogramming.blogspot.com/2015/01/monkey-x-beginners-moving-oval...

Although written in a different language (Basic), it's very straightforward to convert to Lua :D

Interesting. Is there an equivalent of getAngle() in lua?

In that example getAngle() is just a function that returns an atan2 value. That's available in Lua and is all you need to get the desired effect.