Gosu::Window allows us to “listen” for keyboard input by overloading methods that get called when a key is lowered or raised. They simply get called with the ID of the key involved. Fortunately, Gosu provides us with a set of constants so that we don’t have to remember the key codes. They take the form of
Gosu::Kb + the name of the key (e.g.
This is very useful for when we want our game logic to wait for the player to release the key.