Corona SDK and other Game Development Tutorials
@gamebuilding

Archive for the Corona SDK Tutorials Category

Creating Circle Pop – Part 2

Creating Circle Pop – Part 2

Hello and welcome to another Corona SDK tutorial by That’s So Panda! In Part 1 of our tutorial series, we were introduced to a game called Circle Pop. In this introduction, we learned how the player will play the game, the functionality and the file structure. In

Read more

Creating Circle Pop – Part 1

Creating Circle Pop – Part 1

Hello and welcome to another tutorial series for Corona SDK by That’s So Panda! In this series, we will explore simple game mechanics using the Corona SDK platform. Here’s an overview of what we will cover. How to save high scores How to load high scores How

Read more

Create a Space Background with Sean Perryman

Create a Space Background with Sean Perryman

Today’s post is a guest post by Sean Perryman. Sean is an IT professional by day, and a programmer by night. He has been working with Corona SDK for a little over a year, and is hoping to release his first game in the next couple of

Read more

Creating a Level Up Bar

Creating a Level Up Bar

Welcome to another post by That’s So Panda! In today’s post, we will be covering level up bars. In the forums and in other tutorials, I see people using Corona’s newRect to create a rectangle or custom images to handle level up bars. Instead of using these

Read more

Dragging an Object in Corona SDK

Dragging an Object in Corona SDK

Welcome to another post from That’s So Panda! Today’s post will cover a topic that may seem difficult, but it’s actually really simple: dragging objects in Corona SDK. Dragging objects can be used for a lot of things in games such as shape matching games, top person

Read more

Device Detection

Device Detection

As you know, Corona SDK is great cross-platform tool that allows developers to build once and publish everywhere. And recently, I was developing an app with Corona SDK that needed to operate differently based on the device the app was on. Basically, I needed to detect whether

Read more

Removing Objects on Touch with Corona SDK

Removing Objects on Touch with Corona SDK

Welcome to another post by That’s So Panda! In today’s post, we’ll be learning how to remove objects by touching them with Corona SDK. I’ve seen a lot posts in the forum where developers just starting with Corona SDK asking how to remove objects based on a

Read more

Create a Scrolling Background – Going Down!

Create a Scrolling Background – Going Down!

This post is an expansion on my previous post – Create a Scrolling Background Going Up! In the previous post, I walked you through creating a scrolling background that goes up and in today’s post, you’ll learn how to make the scrolling background move down. There are

Read more

Create a Scrolling Background – Going Up!

Create a Scrolling Background – Going Up!

I was recently asked to expand on my scrolling background tutorial to change the direction from left and right to down to up. Well, here it is! In today’s post, we are going to learn how to make a vertically scrolling background with Corona SDK. The background

Read more

How to create a blinking effect with Corona SDK

How to create a blinking effect with Corona SDK

Today’s post is a quick one, but I’ve seen some developers ask how to create a blinking effect with Corona SDK. Creating a blink effect is as simple as modifying the alpha attribute on a display object (text, image or otherwise). Let’s take a look at the

Read more