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Trigonometry: Part 3

This article originally appeared in Dev.Mag Issue 16, released in August 2007

Welcome back, fellow coders! Prepare yourselves for the final, bumper episode of the Trig Trilogy, where I cover a whole lot of awesome trig techniques for your game-making pleasure. We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s jump right in. It’s time for my first trick! Now, as you can see, there is nothing up my sleeve…

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Trigonometry: Part 1


This article originally appeared in Dev.Mag Issue 14, released in June 2007.

Trigonometry. The mere mention of it strikes terror into the minds of bewildered high school students. Confusing ratios, bizarre diagrams, trying to find the sine of the cosine of the tangent of theta – many people struggle to wrap their minds around it and eventually give up in desperation to do something easier, such as ending war or achieving cold fusion.

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