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The Video Game Name Generator


Written By MrSun at 8:00 am - Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
Categories: Game Development, Links, Tools/Services

Recently, I stumbled upon an interesting tool called the Video Game Name Generator. What it does is take a bunch of common words that are used in video game names and mixes them up to create an interesting title for your game. I think it’s been around for a while but it’s still a pretty [...]

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5 Ways to Make a Popular Clone


Written By MrSun at 8:00 am - Tuesday, August 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

We all know that clones are just copies of other games. But, it is possible to make one popular, even if it isn’t totally original. Just use these tips and maybe your game will be well-received. 1. Base It Off of a Current Event I cannot count how many game clones are based on current [...]

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50 Ways to Make Us HATE Your Web Design


Written By MrSun at 8:00 am - Monday, August 25th, 2008
Categories: Web Design

Make the text way too small (under 10px) Make everything a really bright color Make everything a really dark color Have an awful color scheme Don’t optimize the images Add flash animations everywhere Add background music Don’t make anchor tags look different from regular text Make it all aligned in a weird way Make the [...]

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Link Post Sunday 08/24


Written By MrSun at 12:00 pm - Sunday, August 24th, 2008
Categories: Link Post Sunday, Links

Flash How to Build an AS3 Videoplayer by The Tech Labs ActionScript Filters Assist by Web Klan AS3: Homegrown Particles by Brian Connatser Showcase | Visualizing Data Roundup by Flash Enabled Blog Web Design Why I am No Longer Supporting IE6 by Ryan Farley 5 Steps for the Perfect Tabbed Navigation Menu by The Usability [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3 – Part 6


Written By MrSun at 8:05 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 6: Finishing Touches As always, the finishing touches of this game won’t be explained too much by me, in hopes that you actually can do some of this stuff by yourself. Of course, [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3 – Part 5


Written By MrSun at 8:04 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 5: Scoring Now that we’ve got the hardest part down, it all gets easier from here. This chapter will be simple, just some code that has scoring. Also, as promised, we’re going to [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3 – Part 4


Written By MrSun at 8:03 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 4: Programming the Enemies Now we have to make it so the enemies can be shot. This probably will be the most complicated of the steps. But, it also is what makes this [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3 – Part 3


Written By MrSun at 8:02 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 3: Creating the Enemies Well, now that we can make our lil’ guy shoot, we have to make something for him to shoot at! I’m going to first start by just drawing a [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3 – Part 2


Written By MrSun at 8:01 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 2: Programming the Character Pt 2 – Making it Shoot Well, now that we’ve got the character moving, we have to make him able to shoot. The first step in doing this is [...]

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Tutorial: Make a Vertical Shooter in AS3


Written By MrSun at 8:00 am - Saturday, August 23rd, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, AS3, Flash, Game Development, Intermediate Tutorials

Table of Contents Programming the Character Programming the Character – Part 2 Creating the Enemies Programming the Enemies Scoring Finishing Touches Step 1: Programming the Character Today, we’re going to make a classic vertical shooter game in ActionScript 3. I hope you learn from it! Let us begin. The first thing that I’m going to [...]

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