Asteroids 2.03: New Asteroid Shapes

I read several articles online. Looked at academic research on a [Random Polygon Generator]( The algorithms were mind boggling. I e-mailed some very smart ActionScript programmers for some help. None came (at least by the time of this writing).

Then it occurred to me… can’t I just rotate similar-sized squares and triangles appearing randomly to produce a randomly shaped polygon? Bet your ass I could 🙂

Linear Sprites

Directly associating Classes to movieclips isn’t the only approach you can use in grasping OOP with ActionScript 2.0, but it’s a great start for understanding how theoretical object structures can relate to the virtual objects that you can manipulate in Flash’s IDE.