Pencil Code Reference > queue-based animation


queue-based animation animation with to-do lists

Queue-based animation is the most basic kind of animation. It involves simply using commands like fd 100, rt 90 and so on.

This type of animation may seem very straightforward, but it has its drawbacks. There are certain commands that will break because of the way Pencil Code compiles its code into animation queues.


No matter what the speed is set to with the speed command, the animation will still be queue-based, unless it's set to speed Infinity, in which case it becomes frame-based animation.