Corona Geek #140 – Developing a Non-Game App and Memory Matching Game Logic

On this week’s Hangout we added logic to our game to make our code smart enough to keep track of which cards have matching images and which don’t. We also talked with Richard Brooke, developer of TaskPad+, a non-game business app built with Corona SDK. Richard shared his experience building a productivity app using Corona and Coronium. He also told us if he would do it again and what issues he ran into publishing for Android.

Hangout Highlights – Game Design and Consulting Tips

Last week on Corona Geek Hangout 138, we talked with Dig a Way developer Daniel Bittencourt about DigiTen’s approach game design. We also continued our panel discussion on mobile app consulting. Here are clips from the Hangout. If you’re thinking about becoming a consultant, watch the second half of the Hangout. The panel shared tips for working on projects and handling those awkward moments where you actually have to fire a client.

Corona Geek #139 – Creating Grid Patterns in a Memory Matching Game

During last week’s Hangout we hung out with Daniel Bittencourt and Davi from DigiTen to discuss their approach to game design. This week we returned to the memory matching game development series we started in Hangout #136. Since we’ve already covered creating game cards and card flipping in the previous Hangout, we organized game pieces into a grid pattern this time.

Hangout Highlights – Endless Runner Mods and Consulting Tips

Last week on Corona Geek Hangout 137, we put our game development series on hold to answer community questions and share consulting tips for app developers. Ed Maurina walked us through how to add additional pick ups to our previous endless runner game and the Hangout panel shared lots of app developer consulting tips for finding projects, working with clients, billing for time, and a lot more.