The Physics Behind Angry Birds

Rovio has managed to enthrall us by sending Angry Birds whoozing through the air and (hopefully) land accurately on its target.

But how realistic is the physics behind the game? One geek has done the (almost) impossible..

Rhet Allain, in his article at Wired wrote

But what about the physics? Do the birds have a constant vertical acceleration? Do they have constant horizontal velocity? Let’s find out, shall we? Oh, why would I do this? Why can’t I just play the dumb game and move on. That is not how I roll. I will analyze this, and you can’t stop me.

He must be dead serious. With the likes of formulas such as…

Well done, fellow geek!

You make us proud!

For Rhet’s complete “white-paper”, click here

 

 

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