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So I have 3 different characters (using the same sprite at the moment). They are supposed to roam given a predefined path for each.

 

I am using 3 different loops so that they start at different times. I don't want them to start and stop at the same time. Trying to make it as natural as possible and so far I got this http://jsfiddle.net/Batzi/abs191e5/250/

 

Can someone suggest improvements? I need to make it look as smooth and natural as possible. 

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That's pretty much what I do in my games. Check out the march behavior from my game Blaster.

 

The enemies sleep for a short, random time then move for a short, random time. That gives them an insectoid, lurching movement that I really liked. You could consider tweening the start and finish velocities, but I know it was hard getting that moveToXY code right so maybe something else?

 

Also, in your "callMe" method you have a big if statement where, based on the num value, you change a bunch of array values. Don't use an if statement, use the num value for those arrays:

            isMoving[num]=false;            if(count[num]>=path[num].length) count[num] = 0;            var x = path[num][count[0]][0];         var y = path[num][count[0]][1];                        game.physics.arcade.moveToXY(players[num],x,y,60,3000);                        setTimeout((function(i){              return function() {                players[i].body.velocity.x = 0;                players[i].body.velocity.y = 0;              }        })(num),3000);            count[num]++;            isMoving[num]=true;

Or something. ( =

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