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JavaScript Introducing JavaScript Finishing the Game Final Code Challenge

During this challenge I am receiving an alarm message that my star locations are overlapping

I do not understand how the stars are overlapping

game.js
var game;
var player;
var platforms;
var badges;
var stars;
var poisons;
var cursors;
var jumpButton;
var scoreText;
var livesText;
var finalMessage;
var won = false;
var gameOver = false;
var currentScore = 0;
var lives = 3;
var winningScore = 100;

function createStars() {
    stars = game.add.physicsGroup();

    starCreate(375, 100, 'star');
    starCreate(315, 100, 'star');
    starCreate(175, 200, 'star');
    starCreate(425, 200, 'star');
    starCreate(475, 200, 'star');

}

function createPoisons() {
    poisons = game.add.physicsGroup();

    poisonCreate(675, 275, 'poison');
    poisonCreate(450, 375, 'poison');
    poisonCreate(375, 475, 'poison');

}


function createPlatforms() {
    platforms = game.add.physicsGroup();

    platforms.create(300, 150, 'platform');
    platforms.create(400, 250, 'platform');
    platforms.create(100, 250, 'platform');
    platforms.create(500, 350, 'platform');
    platforms.create(400, 450, 'platform');
    platforms.create(300, 550, 'platform');

    platforms.setAll('body.immovable', true);
}

function starCreate(left, top, starImage) {
    var star = stars.create(left, top, starImage);
    star.animations.add('spin');
    star.animations.play('spin', 8, true);
}

function poisonCreate(left, top, poisonImage) {
    var poison = poisons.create(left, top, poisonImage);
    poison.animations.add('bubble');
    poison.animations.play('bubble', 8, true);
}

function starCollect(player, star) {
    star.kill();
    currentScore = currentScore + 20;
    if (currentScore === winningScore) {
        won = true;
    }
}

function poisonCollect(player, poison) {
    poison.kill();
    lives = lives + 1;
    if (lives === 0) {
        player.kill();
        gameOver = true;
    }
}

window.onload = function () {

    game = new Phaser.Game(800, 600, Phaser.AUTO, '', { preload: preload, create: create, update: update, render: render });

    function preload() {

        game.stage.backgroundColor = '#89889c';

        //Load images
        game.load.image('platform', 'platform.png');
        //Load spritesheets
        game.load.spritesheet('player', 'mikethefrog.png', 50, 60);
        game.load.spritesheet('poison', 'poison.png', 24, 62);
        game.load.spritesheet('star', 'star.png', 54, 52);
        game.load.spritesheet('badge', 'badge.png', 42, 54);
    }

    function create() {

        player = game.add.sprite(150, 600, 'player');
        player.animations.add('walk');
        player.anchor.setTo(0.5, 1);

        game.physics.arcade.enable(player);

        player.body.collideWorldBounds = true;
        player.body.gravity.y = 500;

        createStars();
        createPoisons();
        createPlatforms();

        cursors = game.input.keyboard.createCursorKeys();
        jumpButton = game.input.keyboard.addKey(Phaser.Keyboard.SPACEBAR);

        scoreText = game.add.text(16, 16, "SCORE: " + currentScore, { font: "24px Arial", fill: "white" });
        livesText = game.add.text(685, 16, "LIVES: " + lives, { font: "24px Arial", fill: "white" });

        finalMessage = game.add.text(game.world.centerX, 250, "", { font: "48px Arial", fill: "white" });
        finalMessage.anchor.setTo(0.5, 1);
    }

    function update() {
        scoreText.text = "SCORE: " + currentScore;
        livesText.text = "LIVES: " + lives;

        game.physics.arcade.collide(player, platforms);
        game.physics.arcade.overlap(player, stars, starCollect);
        game.physics.arcade.overlap(player, poisons, poisonCollect);

        player.body.velocity.x = 0;

        if (cursors.left.isDown) {
            player.animations.play('walk', 10, true);
            player.body.velocity.x = -350;
            player.scale.x = - 1;
        }
        else if (cursors.right.isDown) {
            player.animations.play('walk', 10, true);
            player.body.velocity.x = 350;
            player.scale.x = 1;
        }
        else {
            player.animations.stop();
        }

        if (jumpButton.isDown && (player.body.onFloor() || player.body.touching.down)) {
            player.body.velocity.y = -400;
        }
        if (won) {
            finalMessage.text = "YOU WIN!!!";
        }
        if (gameOver) {
            finalMessage.text = "GAME OVER!!!";
        }

    }

    function render() {

    }

};

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

They might not look like they overlap in the preview, but because of the "sparkles", the stars are a bit wider than they might appear. You can see the actual dimensions down where the spritesheets get loaded.

Also, don't move any of the stars provided by the challenge! Just add two new ones.

Bonus hint: If you want to put one of your new stars between the two on the top row there is just enough space, but you'll need to put it exactly half-way between them.

Thankyou!!! First day lol

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

Misha Morse — Glad to help. You can mark the question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!