How can I move an object on a random orbital path around a sphere? I've created some objects at an initial position that is essentially a random point on the sphere offset by some distance (say, ...
Long time listener, first time caller. I'm making a little hobby game in XNA, its about transport ships in space, analogous to container ships at sea. There are to be AI ships and player controlled ...
I have rocks orbiting moons, moons orbiting planets, planets orbiting suns, and suns orbiting black holes, and the current system could have many many layers of orbitage. the position of any object ...
I'm playing with orbits in a simple 2-d game where a ship flies around in space and is attracted to massive things. The ship's velocity is stored in a vector and acceleration is applied to it every ...