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beginner — Michael James Williams

beginner

Move with the Keyboard, Aim with the Mouse

by Michael James Williams on June 25, 2009 · 34 comments

in Avoider Game Extras,Tutorial

Would you rather have more freedom of movement or shooting? [flash http://gamedev.michaeljameswilliams.com/structure/AgtShooting3/SWFs/demo9.swf w=400 h=300 preview={http://gamedev.michaeljameswilliams.com/structure/AgtShooting3/Images/Snapshot_O09.png} mode=3] Click to play. Arrows to move, mouse to aim/shoot. This is the complement to Move with the Mouse, Aim with the Keyboard, not surprisingly, which in turn is part of my mini-series on creating a shoot-’em-up. It’ll probably be […]

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Beginner’s guide to animating your Flash game’s characters. Part two of a mini-series.

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Beginner’s guide to animating your Flash game’s characters. Part one of a mini-series.

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Only being able to shoot in one direction is soooo 1978. Let’s add three more to choose from. (Based on my Avoider Game Tutorial)

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Tutorial: Make a shmup (shoot-’em-up) in Flash with AS3. Based on my Avoider Game Tutorial. Easy, for beginners.

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Explains how to add the Kongregate API to your AS3 Flash game to access the player’s username, add badge support, and set up high scores.

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Add HP and extra lives/mans/1-UPs to your Flash Avoider Game with AS3.

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Add Power-Ups to Your AS3 Avoider Game

by Michael James Williams on April 22, 2009 · 19 comments

in Avoider Game Extras,Tutorial

How to add power-ups that change the characters’ size and speed to your Flash avoider game.

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