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4 Great Forums for Flash Developers


Written By MrSun at 12:56 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Links

Flash forums are amazingly useful resources for me while I develop my flash games. The best part about them is that many of your problems are probably already answered in a forum, you just need to make a quick Google search and be enlightened. If your problems aren’t already answered, then you can simply post in the forums, but I find that this happens very rarely. Here is a list of my favorite forums.

  1. kirupaForum

    This forum is probably where I got most of my flash-related answers. Most of the time, I don’t even have to navigate to the site, I just Google my problem. It’s also a pretty popular forum for experts, so your questions will be answered quickly and probably explained to an extent that you didn’t quite expect. It also has forums for other programming and scripting languages like PHP and C++. I highly recommend this one.

  2. Actionscript.org Forums

    The actionscript.org forums are much more focused on Flash and Actionscript and therefore give out a lot more information about those topics. In my opinion, this is second behind kirupaForum, even though it seems to have more visitors. The website itself is also a great tool for flash developers, filled with tutorials and articles all about Flash.

  3. Newgrounds Flash Forum

    Although the forums at Newgrounds don’t the most professional or mature users, the Flash forum is still a useful place to go. Of course, I wouldn’t suggest asking the most complicated questions, but it is a great place for the newbies of flash. They also have an extensive list of flash tutorials on this page

  4. gotoAndLearn() Flash Forums

    gotoAndLearn.com’s forum is entirely devoted to talking about Flash. Although I haven’t visited this site too often, from what I’ve seen, the content is quite useful

My favorite forum may not be your favorite forum, so here is a list of some more (without the lil’ reviews):

  1. Flashkit Forums
  2. Webwasp.co.uk Forums
  3. Flash Devils
  4. Adobe Flash Support Forums
  5. Sitepoint Flash Forums

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Game Development Spotlight: The Alphabet Eater


Written By MrSun at 12:54 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development, Spotlight

After Glowbricks, I decided that I still didn’t have the skill to tackle a more feature-filled game, so I decided to make The Alphabet Eater. This time, however, I made my game a bit more original. The Alphabet Eater was inspired by the game, Fishy, which I discovered many years ago and enjoyed playing very [...]

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34 Tips on Getting your Flash Game Sponsored


Written By MrSun at 12:51 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

Be patient. Sponsors are very busy people and it will take time before they might even see your sponsorship request Use flashgamelicense.com. They provide a free service that gives you an oppurtunity to show your game to potential sponsors and/or developers. I use it and highly recommend it E-mail as many sponsors as you can, [...]

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When to Use Storylines in Flash Games


Written By MrSun at 12:50 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

Storylines often play a very large role in huge industrial games, but are they truly necessary in our smaller flash games? The answer to this is one that often answers many other questions: it depends. The first factor that you must consider before even thinking about making a storyline is what genre your game falls [...]

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Game Development Spotlight: Glowbricks


Written By MrSun at 12:48 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: AS3, Flash, Game Development, Spotlight

Following my first flash game I quickly decided that I enjoyed programming them. But, I didn’t want to go through the mess that I had to last time with Glowsticks. That is why I decided to learn AS3. This time, however, I had a much better teacher (no offense to Cartoonsmart). I found a great [...]

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From AS2 to AS3: The Migration


Written By MrSun at 12:47 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: AS2, AS3, Flash

With the release of Adobe’s Flash CS3 about a year ago came a newer version of Actionscript, AS3. Even though it has been quite some time since that release, many have not begun to use the newer version. Though the migration is not required, I find it very necessary. The differences in these two languages [...]

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Game Development Spotlight: Glowsticks


Written By MrSun at 12:45 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: AS2, Flash, Game Development, Spotlight

First of all, let me tell you what the Game Development Spotlight. In this series, I will take a game that I’ve created, and tell you of my experiences making it. Well, let’s get started. The first game that I ever made using Flash was Glowsticks, a simple platformer with interesting graphics. This was created [...]

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Learning the Basics of Game Development


Written By MrSun at 12:44 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: Flash, Game Development

The basics of game programming are easy to learn, but take years to master. It took, about a week for me to figure out the basics of game programming, but I myself am still learning. It is my task to help you learn the basics of game development. Before we start programming a game, we [...]

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Basic Filters in Flash 8 and Up


Written By MrSun at 12:40 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, Flash

This is another tutorial that I made a while ago. Ok children, today we are going to learn about the filters feature in Flash 8 and up. These filters are great in making your flash graphics and animations more attractive. First of all, we need to know what a filter is. With filters in flash, [...]

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Basic Drawing Tutorial


Written By MrSun at 12:20 pm - Saturday, July 26th, 2008
Categories: All Tutorials, Flash

This is a tutorial I made a while ago, but I wasn’t able to put it on my main site, so here it is. Section 1: Drawing the Shape 1) We’re gonna start off simple. Open up a new Flash Document. If you don’t have flash, and you still want to know how to increase [...]

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