Platformer Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition

Platformer Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition Front Cover
2014-01-17
222 pages

Book Description

Learn to make awesome platformer !

The Platformer Starter Kit is designed to make learning how to create platformer games easy, fast and fun!

Heres what you get:

  • Full source for the complete platformer game
  • Tutorials explaining how to make the game step-by-step from scratch
  • Art and music assets that you can reuse in your own projects
  • Fully up-to-date: Up-to-date with iOS 7 and Sprite Kit.

The Platformer Game Starter Kit covers:

  • Custom engine: Learn how to create your own physics engine from scratch, in order to get the jumping just right.
  • Many jump types: Learn how to implement regular jumping, double jumping, wall sliding, attacking and more.
  • Enemies and : Learn how to add multiple types of enemies, from creepers to fliers.
  • Tile maps: Learn how to create your entire levels in a tile map editor.
  • Tips from the pros: As a bonus, the starter kit contains interviews with some of the top iOS platformer game developers in the App Store so you can learn from their advice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: A Budding Physics Engine
Chapter 3: Collisions
Chapter 4: Creating a HUD
Chapter 5: Moving the Player
Chapter 6: The State Machine
Chapter 7: Animation
Chapter 8: Enemies
Chapter 9: Damage & Death-Dealing
Chapter 10: Finishing Touches
Appendix A: Interviews with Successful Platformer Game

Book Details

  • Title: Platformer Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 222 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-01-17

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