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Cocos2d-x Cookbook by Akihiro Matsuura

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Controlling actions

In the previous recipe, you learned some of the basic actions. However, you may want to use more complex actions; for example, rotating a character while moving, or moving a character after jumping. In this recipe, you will learn how to control actions.

How to do it...

Sequencing actions

Sequence is a series of actions to be executed sequentially. This can be any number of actions.

auto move = MoveBy::create(2.0f, Vec2(100, 0));
auto rotate = RotateBy::create(2.0f, 360.0f);
auto action = Sequence::create(move, rotate, nullptr);
sprite->runAction(action);

The preceding command will execute the following actions sequentially:

  • Move a sprite 100px to the right over two seconds
  • Rotate a sprite clockwise by 360 degree over two seconds ...

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