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Managing Sprites and Frames

Intermediate 1 years ago (06:35:43pm Wed 15th Mar, 2017)

In this tutorial we'll create a class to manage sprites and frames and convert our existing sprites to make use of it.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Lighting Bloom on a Tilemap

Intermediate 1 years ago (05:51:18pm Sun 5th Feb, 2017)

Improving your tilemap lighting with bloom, the second part of the tilemap lighting with raytracing tutorial.

Javascript Graphics Lighting Ray-Tracing TileMap Tutorial
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Raytracing Lighting on a 2D Tilemap

Intermediate 1 years ago (05:37:41pm Sun 5th Feb, 2017)

Lighting 2D tilemaps with light sources and ray tracing.

Javascript Graphics Lighting Ray-Tracing TileMap Tutorial
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Tile events and triggered functions

Intermediate 1 years ago (05:05:03pm Sat 21st Jan, 2017)

The Character arriving at a specific tile may need to progress or alter the game world or story. We can do that by assigning functions to be triggered on arrival at certain tiles.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Pausing and changing game speeds

Intermediate 1 years ago (05:01:05pm Sat 21st Jan, 2017)

Time must stop! We'll look at how to not only pause the game, but also speed up or slow down time.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Movement speeds on different tile types

Intermediate 1 years ago (09:13:28am Sat 21st Jan, 2017)

We can't move on all surfaces with the same ease, so now we learn how to set different movement speeds dependant on the type of tile.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Active tiles, ice and conveyor belts

Intermediate 1 years ago (09:03:44am Sat 21st Jan, 2017)

Making tiles just sit there and look pretty, we see how to force Character movement with slippery tiles and moving surfaces.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Animated Sprites in Canvas

Intermediate 1 years ago (08:15:17am Sat 21st Jan, 2017)

Animating the sprites we're using on our Canvas game with some simple Javascript.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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Using PNG Tilesheets for Graphics

Intermediate 1 years ago (07:36:14am Fri 20th Jan, 2017)

Improving the appearance of our Canvas map by using an Image tilesheet for our Graphics.

HTML Javascript Canvas GameDev Graphics TileMap Tutorial
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