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Unity3D Pong Solitaire - One Scene One Script (and a few assets)

This repository is super-simple Pong solitaire (one paddle, one ball, three walls).

by Kurt Dekker - http://www.plbm.com/ - http://www.twitter.com/kurtdekker

Unity 5.2.2f1 - kicked off November 29, 2015 Unity 5.5.1f1 - updated March 7, 2018

Let's do it in one scene with one script (and a few assets).

Let's break down the problem of writing a pong game:

  • user starts the game with a button click
  • user input moves a paddle up and down with the mouse
  • a ball moves linearly across the screen
    • spawn the ball at start of game
    • increase the ball speed after each return
  • border of play field constrains the ball:
    • bounces on far wall
    • bounces on side walls
    • ball gets past player and he loses
  • scoring mechanism:
    • keeps track of successful player returns (the score)
    • display the score
    • persistent high score tracking
  • restart mechanism for the next game