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Access and change variable

Discussion in 'Scripting' started by Afrokid001, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Afrokid001

    Afrokid001

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    Posts:
    89
    Hi.

    I am making a Tic Tac Toe game, The issue I am having is I am wanting two players. 0 and 1. I have a "master script" that has the variable Player.

    I am wanting my boxes to know who's turn it is by asking the master script. The trouble is I cannot get them to interact with each other? What am I missing?

    I have 9 boxes arranged in 3 lines of 3.

    My scripts are:

    Code (csharp):
    1. static var Player = 0;
    Code (csharp):
    1.  
    2. var Cross : Material;
    3. var Naught : Material;
    4. var Blank : Material;
    5. var object : GameObject;
    6. var clicked = 0;
    7. var TTTBoard : GameObject;
    8. var Turn = TTTBoard.GetComponent(Board).Player;
    9.  
    10. function OnMouseEnter ()
    11. {
    12.     if (Turn == 1)
    13.     {
    14.         if (clicked == 0)
    15.         {
    16.             object.renderer.material = Cross;
    17.             GetComponent(MeshRenderer).enabled = true;
    18.         }
    19.         if (clicked == 1)
    20.         {
    21.         }
    22.     }
    23.     if (Turn == 0)
    24.     {
    25.         if (clicked == 0)
    26.         {
    27.             object.renderer.material = Naught;
    28.             GetComponent(MeshRenderer).enabled = true;
    29.         }
    30.         if (clicked == 1)
    31.         {
    32.         }
    33.     }
    34. }
    35.  
    36. function OnMouseExit ()
    37. {  
    38.     if (clicked == 0)
    39.     {
    40.         object.renderer.material = Blank;
    41.         GetComponent(MeshRenderer).enabled = false;
    42.     }
    43.     if (clicked == 1)
    44.     {
    45.     }
    46. }
    47.  
    48.  
    49. function OnMouseDown ()
    50. {
    51.     if (Turn == 1)
    52.     {
    53.         object.renderer.material = Cross;
    54.         GetComponent(MeshRenderer).enabled = true;
    55.         clicked = 1;
    56.         object.GetComponent( "ChangeBoxMaterial" ).enabled = false;
    57.         Turn = 0;
    58.     }
    59.     if (Turn == 0)
    60.     {
    61.         object.renderer.material = Naught;
    62.         GetComponent(MeshRenderer).enabled = true;
    63.         clicked = 1;
    64.         object.GetComponent( "ChangeBoxMaterial" ).enabled = false;
    65.         Turn = 1;
    66.     }
    67. }
     
  2. SlyRipper

    SlyRipper

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    Posts:
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    try making it public so other scripts are allowed to access it:
    Code (csharp):
    1. public static var Player = 0;
    you can then simply access this variable in other scripts with:
    Code (csharp):
    1. scriptname.variable = value;
    2. // for you it might be:
    3. masterscript.Player = 1;
     
  3. Afrokid001

    Afrokid001

    Joined:
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    Posts:
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    The material now changes depending on the player but when I click player = 1 instantly goes back to player = 0?


    Ok. I have realized that when I call the
    Code (csharp):
    1.  object.GetComponent( "ChangeBoxMaterial" ).enabled = false;
    it cancels the variable change. Is there a code I can use to make it stick when the code that changes it has been disabled?
     
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2013
  4. HelloKity1231

    HelloKity1231

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    Nov 25, 2012
    Posts:
    121
    About Turn

    Create an enum with players and start a coroutine that will wait for action.
    On Update() function you can manage who has turn.

    A small example(maby is totally worng, i never tried to make something like this)
    TTTManager - http://pastebin.com/wFynSsZv
    TTTBox - http://pastebin.com/Y1Hdj2yf

    you can know who's turn by checking
    Code (csharp):
    1.  
    2. if (TTTManager.TTTTurn == TTTManager.Turn.???) { /* do */ }
    3.  
     
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2013