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Multi-user gaming in Flash – Lunar Lander tests

Anyone playing my Lunar Lander game won’t know it, but we’re spying on them! The game gets around 20,000 hits a month, which is very roughly one a minute or so, so I thought it’d be the perfect vehicle to … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, ElectroServer, Flash, Game programming, Multi-user, Obsolete | Tagged , , | 27 Comments

Predictive collision detection techniques

In preparation for my upcoming Flash game programming training courses, I’m getting my head back into game physics, and I so I thought I’d share some useful collision detection methods I’ve discovered over the last few years. Reactive collision detection … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash Physics, Game programming | Tagged , , | 22 Comments

Installing ElectroServer on Mac OSX

[This post is obsolete – ElectroServer doesn’t seem to exist any more] What else to do in the Christmas holidays but finally get my head around ElectroServer? 🙂 Of course the first (sometimes significant) hurdle in getting started with any … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, ElectroServer, Flash, Multi-user, Obsolete | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Problems with .swc files

I resisted the urge to title this post What the swc? 🙂 For some unknown reason Flash just stopped exporting swc files properly. FDT could no longer see what was inside them. FDT guru Alan Klement kindly offered to help … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Obsolete | 16 Comments

Learn how to program Flash games

I’ve just set up a brand new 2 day training course to teach you everything I know about making Flash games! It’s in Brighton (of course) on the 8th and 9th of February (the week after the Papervision training). We’ll … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash Physics, Game programming, Training Courses | 24 Comments

Big and Small in .net magazine

Just in case you missed it, there’s a 3 page article in this month’s .net magazine all about how we made Big and Small. I’m so pleased that we’re starting to get some recognition for this site : we’ve just … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D, News, Papervision3D, Plug-in Media | 7 Comments

Font embedding WTF in Flash

I’m sorry if this is old news, but I was absolutely horrified to realise today that if you have to embed fonts in every single dynamic TextField on the stage, even if they are all using the same font! I … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Obsolete | 21 Comments

Apollo 11 40th anniversary edition of MoonLander3D

You probably realise I’m a bit of a space nut. Could it be the cheesy pictures of me in mission control at the Johnson Space Center? Or the fact that I dropped everything to see Buzz Aldrin speaking in London … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D | 60 Comments

Papervision3D training at Flash on the Beach

I’m very pleased to be running a Papervision workshop at Flash on the Beach this year! What better excuse to come to my home town and learn everything you need to know about getting up and running with Flash3D!? I’ll … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D, Papervision3D, Speaking, Training Courses | 7 Comments

Big big Papervision3D project for small people

You may have noticed that I’ve been a little quieter than usual over the past few months. And for that, I’m sorry. But there’s a very good reason for that! Me and the my very talented colleagues at Plug-in Media … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D, News, Papervision3D, Plug-in Media | 44 Comments