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Link Post Sunday 08/31


Written By MrSun at 12:00 pm - Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Categories: Link Post Sunday, Links

Flash ActionScript 3 for Java Programmers by infoQ Flash and Silverlight: 3D Image Rotation by Shine Draw Web Design Elegant glass style navigation bar using CSS and toggle animated effect by Woork CSS Hacks and Vector Graphics for Web Design by Hidden Pixels Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing Forms by Google Blogoscoped How Simple Web [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 7


Written By MrSun at 8:06 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 7: Finishing Touches As I’ve done with most of my previous tutorials, this “Finishing Touches” part of the tutorial will mostly be me telling you what to do, but not how [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 6


Written By MrSun at 8:05 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 6: Goals and Level Completion Ok, now that we’ve added level components and enemies, we can finally make it possible to complete a level. In our game, we’re simply going to [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 5


Written By MrSun at 8:04 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 5: Adding Enemies The next step in making our exciting platform game is to add some enemies! In order to do this, we’re first going to have to make an Enemy [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 4


Written By MrSun at 8:03 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 4: Adding Level Elements In this lesson, we’re going to add elements to the level, like obstacles and ladders. Here’s a list of what we’re going to add: Ladders Bumpers Trampolines [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 3


Written By MrSun at 8:02 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 3: Programming the Level Now that we’ve set up all of the blocks onto the stage, we can actually add some code to them. The first thing we’re going to do [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3 – Part 2


Written By MrSun at 8:01 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 2: Creating the Level Now, we have to set up blocks on stage that will account for a level. We’ll use an array to accomplish this manly feat. We’re also going [...]

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Tutorial: Create a Platform Game in AS3


Written By MrSun at 8:00 am - Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Categories: Advanced Tutorials, All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development

Table of Contents Basic Character Programming Creating The Level Programming the Level Adding Level Elements Adding Enemies Goals and Level Completion Finishing Touches Step 1: Basic Character Programming Well, here we are in our first advanced tutorial. This time we’ll be creating a platform game similar to my GlowSticks except in ActionScript 3 and coded [...]

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Where do Flash Game Developers Come From?


Written By MrSun at 8:06 am - Friday, August 29th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

Recently, I stumbled upon an interesting article from Mochiland that gives stats on where most flash game developers come from (who are signed up at Mochi). The top three countries are the United States (with 39%), United Kingdom (with 10%), and Canada (with 6%). It’s no surprise to see that most of the Western countries [...]

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The Myths of Developing a Popular Game


Written By MrSun at 7:58 am - Thursday, August 28th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

There are, and there have been, thousands, maybe even millions of very successful games that have been released to the world. Some of them fully deserve their popularity while others aren’t the best. But, the one thing they have in common with each other is that they are liked. There are many beliefs about making [...]

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