Gratuitous Space Battles 2 is coming and the teaser trailer looks pretty good

Hellow guys, Gratuitous Space Battles 2 is coming, it is the sequel to Gratuitous Space Battle 1, developed by Positech games, the release date is yet this year of 2014 for PC/OSX and Linux. The sequel will hold to the basic theme of the original game, but with a new engine and with a tons of new features yet to be announced. Continue reading “Gratuitous Space Battles 2 is coming and the teaser trailer looks pretty good”

New Space RTS Game for PC: “Distant Star: Revenant Fleet”

Hellow, a new Real-Time, Space-Strategy game for PC has been announced from Blazing Griffin’s blog “Distant Star: Revenant Fleet”.

Distant Star: Revenant Fleet is set in the same universe of the game Distant Star from the iOS title. Continue reading “New Space RTS Game for PC: “Distant Star: Revenant Fleet””

Tutorial Actionscript 3 Create Your Simple Spaceship Game for iOS or Android – 4: A Simple Moving Background and Enemy Ship

Hellow Guys, this week will be really simple, nothing really new, this tutorial will be 3 steps, the first one we will add a very simple background moving behind our ship, and it is really simple and without parallax (a theme that we may abort later), the second step we will add some enemies and the third step is make this enemies shoot on our ship, but this week won’t have any kind of collision (a theme for our next week) 😉 Oh, and if you want to read our last tutorial the link is HERE! Continue reading “Tutorial Actionscript 3 Create Your Simple Spaceship Game for iOS or Android – 4: A Simple Moving Background and Enemy Ship”

Tutorial Actionscript 3 Create Your Simple Spaceship Game for iOS or Android – 2: Moving your Spaceship

Hellow Guys, the next step we will be moving our Spaceship. We are gonna do 2 different kind of “moving”, the first is with the keyboard if you prefer to make a game for desktop and the second is a simple “touch” moving. You can read the previous tutorial HERE. Well… time to Begin.

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Indie Mini-Review: FTL: Faster Than Light

The Mini-Review this week is FTL: Faster Than Light, if you never heard before, I recommend you read bellow. 🙂

Faster Than Light

FTL: Faster Than Light is an amazing real-time strategy indie game. The player controls the crew of a single spacecraft that must deliver a critical information to an alien fleet several sectors away while being pursued by Continue reading “Indie Mini-Review: FTL: Faster Than Light”

Tutorial Cocos2d Create Your Simple Game – 4: Simple Sprites Rect Collision Detection and GameOver Screen

Good morning guys, following my last tutorial “Tutorial Cocos2d – 3: Adding a Joystick to your iPad/iPhone Game”. Today I will show a little of collisions for Cocos2D.

Well we have a lot of different algorism for collisions, some of them is a little more practical and simple and that is what we are doing today.

The first code we will be workin on is Rectangle collision. Well, what is it?

it is very simple, around our Sprites we “draw” a simple “Rectangle” to check the collision, of course the algorithm is not very accurate over the true sprite’s borders, but it is very practical, simple and “light”.

Here I will continue from where we stopped from my last tutorial, if you are here just for the collisions try to follow bellow and if you have any question or problems post your comment asking, I will do my best to help.

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Tutorial Cocos2d Create Your Simple Game – 3: Adding a Joystick to your iPad/iPhone Game

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Hello Guys, sorry for the lack of updates here, I’m working a lot on the My Project”s Sprites, it is really a GREAT problem, and takes a long time, but today, We are just following my last Tutorial HERE.

And today we are going to work over the Game Play and Add a Simple Joystick Pad for our Game.

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