Do you remember an old board game called 4000 A.D.?
I'm writing a translation in VB.Net! I've got a Form with a PictureBox that has the Game Board Graphic in it. It has a space background with 48 Main Stars. I've written a routine that finds which Star the Mouse is hovering over and then Highlights that Star, or unhighlights a Star if the Mouse has stopped hovering over it, using the following code:
For Apos = 0 To 47
' If we're touching a Star
If (e.X > (StarX(Apos) - 10) And e.X < (StarX(Apos) + 10)) And (e.Y > (StarY(Apos) - 10) And e.Y < (StarY(Apos) + 10)) Then
If StHi Then
Apos = 47
starClicked = Apos
HighlightStar(tmpStr1, StarX(Apos), StarY(Apos))
saveStX = StarX(Apos)
saveStY = StarY(Apos)
StHi = True
Apos = 47
' We;re not touching a Star
' Erase Highlight
If StHi = True Then
HighlightStar("", saveStX, saveStY)
TextBox1.Text = GameMessage
StHi = False
This routine works, but it is slow.
Is there another way I could accomplish this faster?
Keep in mind I am a complete newcomer to VB.Net and there is much I do not understand.
Thanks and have a great day.