Perpetuum mobile is an interactive, three-dimensional video-animation that also can be used as screen saver.
The game field of Perpetuum mobile is an open room in which the observer looks
The game-window can be altered variably in the size.
Hereby, also the room-depth changes, which is then the smaller window-side multiplied with the room-depth-factor.
The movement of the balls in the room can take place randomly or controlled by
the selection of their start-arrangement and movement-direction.
A small reaction-game can the further be started with the aim to hold with the appearing Blocker at the uppermost room-position preferably many balls in the game.
The current and the highest reached ball-number becomes shown left-above in the game-window
and additionally on the base 2-dialogside.
The animations- or game-course begins through selection of ”Start !” from the Popup-Menu appearing at the current cursor-position or with the ”Start / Stop !” button of the basis-dialog-window.
With the menu-selection „Show-course“ changes the listener- to the spectator-position.
With the positions „Elevator“ and „First ball“ moves the spectator in the room itself.
For the spectator-position „Elevator“ can be changed the elevator-speed with a
movement of the cursor over the game-window.
An utilization of Perpetuum mobile as screen saver becomes through the menu-point ”Screen saver !” introduced. Hereby, the game-window is brought on a maximum size. The program-attitudes keep their validity otherwise.
The background can be changed over the menu-point “Room-graphic".
With an existing sound-card, you can over ”Sound-topic” of the Popup-menu or the sound dialog-page select under different Animations- and game accompanied sound-topics or turn off the output of the sound-card.
It becomes realized a multi voices (simultaneous) three-dimensional output of the sounds of a topic, with which you can change your listener-position (details to this in the help-texts of the
basis- and the sound dialog-side).
With the right mouse-button, the Pause- or F2-button can be interrupted Perpetuum mobile. With the as a result indicated Popup-menu, the wished alterations can be planned for the animations-, game- or screen saver-course.
Much fun and benefits with it !
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