Tag Archives: game developement

How to make a Facebook social game

Hi and welcome back to my blog! This time I’m going to talk about the process of making a very basic social game as a Facebook app. It’s my hope that if you know how to make a Flash game … Continue reading

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How to make a multi-player game – part 2

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This is part 2 in the series where I talk about making a multi-player game. Last time we built a TCP socket server in node.js and we’re able to send and receive complex … Continue reading

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2D polygonal collision-detection and internal edges

Hi and welcome back to my blog! I wanted to share something I’ve recently discovered about the heinous problem of internal edges in 2D polygonal collision detection. It’s not a full-solution, but maybe it will give some other programmers an … Continue reading

Posted in Collision Detection, Geometry, Polygons, Technical | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

How to make a multi-player game – part 1

Hello and welcome back to my blog! Its been a while since my last post, this is because I’ve been working on a multi-player game, called mmoAsteroids which you can play by clicking on the icon on the side-bar. This … Continue reading

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Implementing a wrap-around world

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This time I’m going to be talking about something related to the game I’m currently working on, which is a little asteroids style MMO: a wrap-around world. This was necessary because the asteroids … Continue reading

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Designing a retro pixel-art tile-set

Hello and welcome back to my blog! This time something a little different – I commissioned a guest post about designing a tile-set from a studio who specialise in pixel-art. After searching long and hard to find exactly the right … Continue reading

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How to make games

In this article I’m going to be talking about the process behind actually making, testing and publishing a game. It’s aimed at the absolute beginner but there should be something of interest here for the intermediate level reader as well. … Continue reading

Posted in AS3, Beginner, learning-to-program, Portals, Self improvement, Stencyl | Tagged , , , , , , | 27 Comments