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SuperPowers Tutorial Series

  The following is a collection of tutorials showing you how to use the Superpowers HTML5 game engine.  Superpowers is an open source collobaroative game engine with Typescript and experimental Lua support.   Part One – Getting Started In this tutorial we setup the Superpowers engine, launch a server and create our first project.   […]

Game Development Math Recipes

  One of the most daunting aspects of game development for many people is the mathematics involved.  The following are a collection of recipes that go into detail on how to perform a number of common math related tasks.  Each example ships with at least one working demonstration application (written in JavaScript using EaselJS), with […]

GameDev math recipes: Rotating to face a point

This recipe looks at how to rotate one sprite relative to another point.  In this example, we rotate a jet sprite to face the position of the mouse.   Mouse over the application to your right to see how the centred sprite follows the mouse cursor.  You may need to tap the screen to focus […]

Links of interest for HTML5 game developers

  HTML5 Game Engines   ImpactJS Cost: 99$ www.impactjs.com   Melonjs Cost: Free http://www.melonjs.org   Akihabara Cost: Free http://www.kesiev.com/akihabara/   Construct 2 Cost: Free / 79$ / 365$ depending on options http://www.scirra.com/construct2   Cocos2D-HTML Cost: Free http://www.cocos2d-x.org/projects/cocos2d-x/wiki/Html5   Cocos2D Javascript Cost: Free https://github.com/RyanWilliams/cocos2d-javascript   Crafty Cost: Free http://www.craftyjs.com   GameQuery Cost: Free http://www.gamequeryjs.com   IsoGenic […]

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