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More advanced HTML5 canvas sprite sheet walk cycle animation

One of the key tricks that have been used for at least 30 years by game developers is using sprite sheets to animate characters. This can be done using the HTML5 canvas tag and I’ve talked about it on here … Continue reading

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Quick overview of using addEventListener in HTML5 games

Coming from ActionScript, there are a few things that I forget people who are learning JavaScript who have programming backgrounds with languages like PHP or even straight up HTML/CSS might not be familiar with some of the functions or methods … Continue reading

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Build a vertical scrolling shooter game with HTML5 canvas – Part 6

Part 1 – Game Basics Part 2 – Graphics and Lasers Part 3 – Laser Hit Test Part 4 – Ship Hit Test and Score Part 5 – Player Lives and Continue Button Part 6 – Font fixes and Start … Continue reading

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Build a vertical scrolling shooter game with HTML5 canvas – Part 5

Part 1 – Game Basics Part 2 – Graphics and Lasers Part 3 – Laser Hit Test Part 4 – Ship Hit Test and Score Part 5 – Player Lives and Continue Button Part 6 – Font fixes and Start … Continue reading

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Build a vertical scrolling shooter game with HTML5 canvas – Part 4

Part 1 – Game Basics Part 2 – Graphics and Lasers Part 3 – Laser Hit Test Part 4 – Ship Hit Test and Score Part 5 – Player Lives and Continue Button Part 6 – Font fixes and Start … Continue reading

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Build a vertical scrolling shooter game with HTML5 canvas – Part 3

Part 1 – Game Basics Part 2 – Graphics and Lasers Part 3 – Laser Hit Test Part 4 – Ship Hit Test and Score Part 5 – Player Lives and Continue Button Part 6 – Font fixes and Start … Continue reading

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HTML5 games aren’t killing anything anytime soon

I came across the website HTML5games.com yesterday and there is some amazing stuff there. It’s one of those sites that makes you believe all the hype about HTML5. We’ll be making games that work for everyone without the need for … Continue reading

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