Posts tagged with 'angry-birds'

PCPlus 318: The physics of Angry Birds

Without a doubt, this was a fun article to write. Not only was there much research done in order to understand the physics of the game (that is, how gravity worked in the game, how collisions were mimicked, and so on), but I also had to play it. A lot. Can you say that you claimed $0.99 on your taxes because buying the game needed to be offset against the income from the article? I thought not. Anyway, on to the gist of the article. I cover three main topics: the parabolic flight of the red bird...