During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we discussed some of the hidden psychology and creative game mechanics used in the wildly successful Clash of Clans game. We also looked at how to encode urls for use with Corona’s network library and we looked at how Corona simplifies the use of JSON to save and load important game data.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we’ll talk with game developers, Scott Shapiro and Ed Erenberg about their brand new iOS Doctor Spin game. We also discussed iPhone 6 drop test results, Apple’s new Taptic feedback implementation and the end of carrier subsidized smart phone pricing.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we explore the different elements of an endless runner style game. Roaming Gamer’s, Ed Maurina walks through an endless runner sample app that covers all the essential parts of an endless runner style game. We dig into parallax scrolling, character jumping, score keeping and more. Listen in as the panelist bounce around various ideas.
During this week’s Corona Geek, it almost literally rained cats and dogs during the rain and lightning code snippet walkthroughs. We walked through a great piece of code by Corona Ambassador Volodymr Sergeyev, that showed how to create and recycle objects to simulate rain. Ed Maurina modified that code on the fly and the results will make you laugh out loud.
During this week’s Corona Geek Ed Maurina, developer of Corona SDK game templates at Roaming Gamer, walked us through a Corona SDK code snippet that makes your game characters jump. Using Corona’s built in physics engine, we applied force to a single character and then added a second character to show how easy it is to handle touch events for multiple objects using the same function.