# Shooting shots

#### Difficulty: Beginner

Writing the code and setting up the scene to shoot shots.

## Shooting shots

Beginner Space Shooter tutorial

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### Code snippet

``````using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

[System.Serializable]
public class Boundary
{
public float xMin, xMax, zMin, zMax;
}

public class PlayerController : MonoBehaviour
{
public float speed;
public float tilt;
public Boundary boundary;

public GameObject shot;
public Transform shotSpawn;
public float fireRate;

private float nextFire;

void Update ()
{
if (Input.GetButton("Fire1") && Time.time > nextFire)
{
nextFire = Time.time + fireRate;
Instantiate(shot, shotSpawn.position, shotSpawn.rotation);
}
}

void FixedUpdate ()
{
float moveHorizontal = Input.GetAxis ("Horizontal");
float moveVertical = Input.GetAxis ("Vertical");

Vector3 movement = new Vector3 (moveHorizontal, 0.0f, moveVertical);
rigidbody.velocity = movement * speed;

rigidbody.position = new Vector3
(
Mathf.Clamp (rigidbody.position.x, boundary.xMin, boundary.xMax),
0.0f,
Mathf.Clamp (rigidbody.position.z, boundary.zMin, boundary.zMax)
);

rigidbody.rotation = Quaternion.Euler (0.0f, 0.0f, rigidbody.velocity.x * -tilt);
}
}``````
``````class Boundary
{
var xMin : float;
var xMax : float;
var zMin : float;
var zMax : float;
}

var speed : float;
var tilt : float;
var boundary : Boundary;

var shot : GameObject;
var shotSpawn : Transform;
var fireRate : float;

private var nextFire : float;

function Update () {
if (Input.GetButton("Fire1") && Time.time > nextFire)
{
nextFire = Time.time + fireRate;
Instantiate(shot, shotSpawn.position, shotSpawn.rotation);
}
}

function FixedUpdate () {
var moveHorizontal : float= Input.GetAxis ("Horizontal");
var moveVertical : float= Input.GetAxis ("Vertical");

var movement : Vector3= new Vector3 (moveHorizontal, 0.0f, moveVertical);
rigidbody.velocity = movement * speed;

rigidbody.position = new Vector3
(
Mathf.Clamp (rigidbody.position.x, boundary.xMin, boundary.xMax),
0.0f,
Mathf.Clamp (rigidbody.position.z, boundary.zMin, boundary.zMax)
);

rigidbody.rotation = Quaternion.Euler (0.0f, 0.0f, rigidbody.velocity.x * -tilt);
}``````
``````import UnityEngine
import System.Collections

[System.Serializable]
public class Boundary:
public xMin as single
public xMax as single
public zMin as single
public zMax as single

public class PlayerController(MonoBehaviour):
public speed as single
public tilt as single
public boundary as Boundary
public shot as GameObject
public shotSpawn as Transform
public fireRate as single
private nextFire as single

private def Update():
if Input.GetButton('Fire1') and (Time.time > nextFire):
nextFire = (Time.time + fireRate)
Instantiate(shot, shotSpawn.position, shotSpawn.rotation)

private def FixedUpdate():
moveHorizontal as single = Input.GetAxis('Horizontal')
moveVertical as single = Input.GetAxis('Vertical')

movement = Vector3(moveHorizontal, 0.0F, moveVertical)
rigidbody.velocity = (movement * speed)
rigidbody.position = Vector3(Mathf.Clamp(rigidbody.position.x, boundary.xMin, boundary.xMax), 0.0F, Mathf.Clamp(rigidbody.position.z, boundary.zMin, boundary.zMax))
rigidbody.rotation = Quaternion.Euler(0.0F, 0.0F, (rigidbody.velocity.x * (-tilt)))``````