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Building a Game Mainloop in JavaScript

Posted: by Joe under Game Development

HTML5 is being touted as the next technology for browser games, but even common and straight forward parts like a ‘mainloop’ can be difficult to write in JavaScript. This is a thorough explanation of how to go about writing your … Continue reading

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Play My Code as a Rapid Prototyping Tool

Posted: by Seb under Game Development

PMC user Jayenkai (of A Game A Week/Socoder fame) has spent the past couple of weeks conducting a little experiment: knocking out small games in devastatingly quick succession, testing ideas and gameplay concepts. The experiment has been a resounding success: … Continue reading

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Building A Game From Start To Finish With Play My Code – Part 3

Posted: by Seb under Game Development

And now, the conclusion of our three part tutorial on building a game from scratch using Play My Code. if you’re new to this tutorial, make sure you’ve read part one and part two before you begin. Find a reference … Continue reading

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Building A Game From Start To Finish With Play My Code – Part 2

Posted: by Seb under Game Development

This post is the second in our miniseries on building a browser game from start to finish using Play My Code. If you’ve yet to read the first part then we’d recommend you do so before continuing. A recap: we … Continue reading

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Building A Game From Start To Finish With Play My Code – Part 1

Posted: by Seb under Game Development

Below is my latest creation: Bombs ‘n’ Booty! Have a quick go: use the WASD keys to move, avoid the bombs, collect the valuable booty and see how high you can score. Now, the reason I built this game was … Continue reading

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