Script Classes for Adventure Games/Cage Class

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The Cage Class

Author: Jeff Stephenson

Date: 5 April 1988

 


The Cage Class

The Cage class implements ability to keep Actors in a rectangular region.

In file: actor.sc
Inherits from: Block
Inherited by: none


Properties

top
bottom
left
right

The bounding coordinates of the enclosing Cage.


Methods

init:

Add the Cage to the set of blocks for the current room and enable the Cage.

doit: actor

Return TRUE if actor is inside of the Block (and is thus in a legal position) or FALSE if it is outside the Cage (and thus must be moved back in). This is called in each Actor's canBeHere: method.

dispose:

Delete the Cage from the set of blocks for the current room and dispose of it if it is a dynamic instance.

enable:

Set the active property of the Cage to TRUE, so that Actors cannot leave it.

disable:

Set the active property of the Cage to FALSE, so that Actors can leave it.

 

Notes


 

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