Game Coder 101: Building a mobile game on the iPad (Guest post)

Ricardo Rauber is the creator of Game Coder, a revolutionary tool that allows developers of all backgrounds, to build apps on the iPad. Best of all, Game Coder is built entirely with Corona SDK!

Read through Ricardo’s walk-through to learn more about Game Coder and to get up and running with the app.

Guest Post: Making Progress as a Solo Mobile Game Developer

Making games can be a lot fun, but it can also be a tremendous amount of work. Many people try to create games on their own but far fewer actually succeed — myself included.

With Kung-Fu Clash, I decided to try things differently than on previous projects. This post discusses some of the approaches that helped me to successfully publish my first game.

Balloon Burst

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez. In the first video of this three-part series, coding a carnival-style balloon burst game that utilizes physics, collision detection, and a logic state machine from start to finish.

If you’d like to download the project files for this tutorial, visit: http://www.cheetomoskeeto.com/?p=66

Lesson 17: Module – Advanced Timer

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez
This tutorial focuses on creating an Advanced Timer module that allows you to create timers with multiple, different delay values (a sequencer). Get the project files from the link above.

Lesson 16: Databases – Insert & Update

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez
This tutorial focuses on inserting and updating database records using SQLite in your Corona SDK projects. The project files for both Lessons 15 and 16 are bundled together for convenience. If you’d like the project files, you can download them by clicking the link below (yours for only $9.99).

Lesson 15: Databases – Read

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez
This tutorial focuses on reading from databases using SQLite in your Corona SDK projects. The project files for both Lessons 15 and 16 are bundled together for convenience. If you’d like the project files, you can download them by clicking the link below (yours for only $9.99).

Lesson 09: Simple Physics

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez. In this video, incorporating simple physics into your apps.

Lesson 11: Custom Fonts

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Tutorials for the Corona SDK as authored by Dr. Rafael Hernandez. In this video, implementing custom fonts into your mobile apps and games.