This site requires JavaScript, please enable it in your browser!
Greenfoot back

Report as inappropriate.

kenshinakh presents ...


Vector Ball

Vector Ball is a game based on Ink Ball, instead of a pen, you use vectors to move the ball.
There are 4 difficulties: easy, medium, hard, and very hard.
Each difficulty has 5 levels.

How to Play Vector Ball:
You use your mouse to place down vectors.
When a ball hits a vector, it will gain speed according to the direction and size of the vector.
Click up or w to increase vector size.
Click down or s to decrease vector size
The lowest vector size possible will stop the ball
Click a or left to turn vector placer left
Click d or right to turn vector placer right
Remember, don't let the ball of the wrong color go into the wrong colored hole!

-game created

-stop vectors can no longer be placed at start holes
-fixed errors in generating random blocks

-added music
-fixed a few errors

-if ball goes out of boundry, it returns to start hole
-the ball doesn't stop now after rolling for a long time
-start holes will not spawn next to end holes
-end holes will not spawn next to each other

7683 views / 505 in the last 7 days

1 vote | 0 in the last 7 days

Tags: game codepoint-08-school-16+

There is no HTML 5 translation of this scenario available.
View legacy version (requires Java plugin)

This scenarios uses Java features that are not available for use after conversion to HTML 5. Please try the legacy version, which requires the Java plugin to be installed.



This is a really cool idea, but there are a few bugs. It sometimes seems to randomly tell me "Game over" even when nothing went wrong. Also, on level 4 I got orange balls, but there was no orange hole - it was covered up by the green hole!! I think it would be better if the levels had predefined layouts rather than being randomly generated. Also, it's really easy just to put a "stop" vector at the launch point, so that you get a ball which isn't initially moving. It's kind of cheating, I know... but maybe there should be some way to prevent it from happening.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Tue Oct 28 05:15:13 UTC 2008


thanks davmac, I have fixed these issues, and fixed the algorithm on which the random board is generated. It should be 100% flawless now (except for a few cases)... Just wondering, should the ball not be affected by friction? Because friction really makes this game a lot easier than I thought.
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Sun Nov 02 04:25:44 UTC 2008


GREAT! (This seems like inkball!)
A new version of this scenario was uploaded on Sat Nov 08 21:20:47 UTC 2008




abd what i mean by not stop is that even if I exit greenfoot completely, it still won't go away. Sometimes even if i quit my browser it still continues.


You have to have three hands to really be able to play this game. One hand on w/s, one on left/right, and one on the mouse. I would recomend changing left/right to a/d, respectively.



Want to leave a comment? You must first log in.

Who likes this?