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Posted byBenJLC
Posted on09/04/01 05:45 PM



> I was thinking about writing a small pinball game. Does anyone know any site
> that has info on physics or logic about pinball games? Any kind of info would be
> nice.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> SG
>

Look at a pinball table calculus in 4 dimensions, vectors, velocity, acceleration, direction, force, mass, gravity(special acceleration), Newtonian mechanics at its best.
Ball Vectors, Thumper Vectors, resultant vectors, friction,angles,springs,levers, elastic collisions, inelastic collisions. air pressure, etc. Kinetic energy, potential energy. wood type, coefficiant of heat expansion, bumper age hardness of rubber, you could go on and on.

Ben




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*A little off topic -- Pinball "logic"  semagorter08/09/01 02:20 PM
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