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Rule 3.i

Post by BenZuzu37 » April 26th, 2018, 2:27 pm

I have two questions on this rule. First, if a track is flipped on its side to catch a jump, is that considered a wall? And second, does the receiving track have to be exactly the same direction of the original track to get the bonus, or can it be in just the general direction? Thanks for your help

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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by IvanGe » April 26th, 2018, 5:55 pm

Question 1 : please elaborate more but i think it should be fine, Question 2, yes, the ball has to travel 5cm in the direction it was launched at
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Post by hippo9 » April 26th, 2018, 6:01 pm

The first question is really vague, but as long as it continues 5cm in the same direction as the launch is.
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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by Crtomir » April 26th, 2018, 6:20 pm

But the ball is launched at maybe 45 degrees up, so does that mean the track that catches it has to be at 45 degrees up as well? I think the rules for Roller Coaster are not as clear or straightforward as they might seem at first.

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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by hippo9 » April 26th, 2018, 6:22 pm

Crtomir wrote:But the ball is launched at maybe 45 degrees up, so does that mean the track that catches it has to be at 45 degrees up as well? I think the rules for Roller Coaster are not as clear or straightforward as they might seem at first.
I don't think it does(mine certainly didn't), I think it just means it has to be the same direction, not angle of descent/ascent.
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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by shrewdPanther46 » April 26th, 2018, 6:23 pm

no, my interpretation is that the ball has to simply travel5 cm in the x-direction. IF it was like literally in the direction the ball is moving, it wouldnt even be the vector parallel to the launch angle, it would just be some shady parabola, which wouldnt make any sense

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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by BenZuzu37 » April 26th, 2018, 6:33 pm

For question 1 Here’s an example to clear things up. The ball is moving at a very high velocity in the air and is nearing the edge of the 60 x 60. So I flip the track on its side to recieve the ball and curl it around the edge to change direction. Would the flipped track be counted as a wall or a track?

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Post by BenZuzu37 » April 26th, 2018, 6:33 pm

IvanGe wrote:Question 1 : please elaborate more but i think it should be fine, Question 2, yes, the ball has to travel 5cm in the direction it was launched at
So it has to be the exact direction and can’t be like 10-20 degrees off?

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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by hippo9 » April 26th, 2018, 6:37 pm

BenZuzu37 wrote:For question 1 Here’s an example to clear things up. The ball is moving at a very high velocity in the air and is nearing the edge of the 60 x 60. So I flip the track on its side to recieve the ball and curl it around the edge to change direction. Would the flipped track be counted as a wall or a track?
Based on this it wouldn't count as a gap, unless it already landed and traveled straight for 5cm
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Re: Rule 3.i

Post by BenZuzu37 » April 26th, 2018, 7:04 pm

hippo9 wrote:
BenZuzu37 wrote:For question 1 Here’s an example to clear things up. The ball is moving at a very high velocity in the air and is nearing the edge of the 60 x 60. So I flip the track on its side to recieve the ball and curl it around the edge to change direction. Would the flipped track be counted as a wall or a track?
Based on this it wouldn't count as a gap, unless it already landed and traveled straight for 5cm
So if it traveled straight on the flipped track for 5cm would it count as a gap?

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