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Kivy Blueprints

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Kivy Blueprints

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Kivy Blueprints
About the Author
About the Reviewers
The Python Ecosystem

Making pipes

A pipe is divided into two parts, lower and upper, with a gap in between for player to pass through. Each part, in turn, consists of variable-length body and the pipe cap, or pcap—a fixed-size thickening at the end of the pipe facing the gap. We are going to use the following images to draw pipes:

Images for pipes

If the preceding explanation doesn't ring the bell, see the first illustration in this chapter and you'll immediately understand what this means.

Again, the layout in the kivybird.kv file provides a convenient starting point:

            pos: (self.x + 4, self.FLOOR)
            size: (56, self.lower_len)
            texture: self.tx_pipe
            tex_coords: self.lower_coords

            pos: (self.x, self.FLOOR + self.lower_len)
            size: (64, self.PCAP_HEIGHT)
            texture: self.tx_pcap

            pos: (self.x + 4, self.upper_y)
            size: (56, self.upper_len...