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2 days of Papervision3D and Flash games training for £249!

I’m very pleased to announce that I’m running 2 days of training in Birmingham (UK) at the end of July, along with my friends at FlashMidlands. And if you book the Super Early Bird tickets (before June 15th), you’ll get … There’s more

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More training courses in Cologne, Minneapolis, New York and San Francisco

I’ve just finished my Brighton training courses which were seriously good fun, and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, I’ve certainly got excellent feedback so far! My next training course is short notice; it’ll be a Papervision course in San Francisco … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D, Game programming, Papervision3D, Speaking, Training Courses | 1 Comment

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

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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

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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

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Lunar Lander 3D in 5K

Remember Lunar Lander? One of the very first arcade games ever? Well, actually, if I’m honest I don’t really remember it when it came out in 1979 (I was only 7 at the time), but I do think it’s a … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Flash, Flash 3D, Game programming, Obsolete | 55 Comments

Technical Reviewer: Making Things Move part 2

Whenever anyone asks me to recommend a good book to learn ActionScript 3, I always tell them to run on over and buy a fresh copy of Keith Peters’ Making Things Move. In fact I was quite gutted when the … There’s more

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What an amazing 2007!

Let’s face it, 2007 was pretty spectacular, in fact it was SO spectacular that it’s taken me most of January to write it all down… We flew straight into ’07 with a massive 9 level platform game, called Extreme Pamplona. … There’s more

Posted in Actionscript, Annual Review, Community, Flash, Flash 3D, Game programming, Papervision3D, Plug-in Media, Speaking | 5 Comments

Extreme Pamplona hits MiniClip

Remember that huuuuge game we were working on earlier in the year? The one that caused me to stop blogging for about 3 months and cancel Christmas? Well it’s finally up on MiniClip. In fact it had over 103,000 plays … There’s more

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Bitmap Parallax Techniques

OK so it’s go go GO on this huuuuge platform game – 9 levels and a 1st March deadline. Yes, Christmas is cancelled. So I suspect that I may go a little quiet on the blog for a bit… But… … There’s more

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