Java programming with Greenfoot: smoke and mirrors (visual effects)

In this video tutorial students are shown how to add a visual effect to the animation in their bouncing ball game.  Balls will appear to leave a diminishing smoke trail behind them as they move.  This is achieved by leaving an object in the path the ball has followed that shrinks over time.  This is a simple but effective way of improving a game and adding a sense of movement to the image.

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