Corona SDK and other Game Development Tutorials
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Monthly archive for June 2012

Expanding on the Shake Event

Expanding on the Shake Event

In last weeks Corona SDK tutorial, I explained how to use the shake event in Corona SDK. In this weeks post, I would like to expand on the functionality of the shake event and how to create a game similar to the magic 8 ball. The magic

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Using the shake event with Corona SDK

Using the shake event with Corona SDK

Hello, today I want to show how to use the shake event with Corona SDK. The Corona SDK platform allows you to detect when a user shakes his or her phone. This is great if you have a game, such as a magic 8 ball game, where

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Great Wallpapers for Gamers

Today on Mashable.com, there was a post about 23 gaming wallpapers. I’ve always enjoyed getting new wallpapers, especially ones that are free. So, here’s to 23 great wallpapers that you can start using today. http://mashable.com/2012/06/19/gaming-wallpapers/ I’m actually using the Wire Invaders wallpaper that can be found here

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Easily Create Several Images with Corona SDK

Easily Create Several Images with Corona SDK

A common function when creating games is to display several on screen images as once. In your game, you may want to display a series of clouds, rocks, balloons, or anything else. Instead of writing the code for every single image, you could write a simple loop

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Airborne Panda

Airborne Panda

Our lovable panda, Chin Chin, has always wanted to become an astronaut. All of his panda friends have already reached the moon and are playing on the moon park without him. Help Chin Chin become an Airborne Panda and fly to the moon to join his panda

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Balloon Dart

Balloon Dart

How many balloons can you pop with one balloon dart? Can you get past all of the obstacles to pop all the balloons in Balloon Dart? Balloon Dart is fun, but challenging game where you use a dart to pop as many balloons as you can. In

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Santa’s Escape

Santa’s Escape

Help Santa Claus save Christmas and get back to the North Pole! Santa was out delivering Christmas presents to all the children (that were nice) and his sleigh broke down in New York City! Help Santa get back to the North Pole by jumping over enemies or

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When Zombies Attack

When Zombies Attack

“Your only hope now is survival by fortifying your house and fending of the zombies with your trusty CR-86 C5 Hunting Rifle.” Survive the zombie onslaught by keeping the zombies away from your house by killing them and fortifying your house. For every zombie you kill, you

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