Posts Tagged ‘video’

Video Tutorial: Tetris with HTML5 and JS

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple Tetris clone using HTML5 and Javascript. In addition to keyboard control, you will implement touch interaction so that the game can be played on mobile devices such as the iPhone and Android phones.

It's a doozy, so you may want to break it up into multiple viewing sessions or make sure you've got time to spare.

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Basics of jumping with ActionScript 3.0

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

When it comes to creating games with Flash, one problem seems to come up a lot: jumping. Giving the player the ability to jump can greatly enhance gameplay, but it does present its own set of challenges. How do you get the action to feel natural? How do you prevent the player from jumping again once they’re already in the air? How do you determine when the character has hit the ground? All of these are valid questions and I thought I’d share the way I handle jumping in games. Note that sample files are provided as well. (more…)

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