Posts tagged as: game

DICE+, rocketships and a giveaway.

July 6th, 2013 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 7 Comments


I received my DICE+ developer kit a couple weeks ago and was excited to get to testing. What is DICE+? DICE+ is a bluetooth connected, smart, 6 sided die that is made out of materials safe to roll directly on your devices. It has a 20hr battery which powers a bunch of cool sensors like accelerometers, magnetic field sensor, touch sensitive faces, and a few more. The built in anti-cheat protection makes sure each roll is …

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NSTimer: The Poor Man’s Threading – Code Snapshot

July 23rd, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Snippets - 34 Comments

Introduction
Hey guys. So usually the posts we put up here involve screencasts and presentations, but we are going to start also posting small less time consuming pieces for the site. Today I bring to you a small project involving NSTimers. Today we are going to build an app that represents a horse race. We will create a view with 6 small UIView squares with a blue background at the bottom of the screen, we will use a timer to move …

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EyeCue relaunched!

May 11th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 6 Comments

EyeCue relaunched on iTunes! EyeCue has received tremendous amount of success since its original launch. We have had thousands of downloads on the daily basis. Unfortunately, quite a few users experienced crashes due to the compatibility issues in iPhone SDK 2.1 and iPhone SDK 2.2.

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iPhone Game Programming Tutorial Part 2- User Interaction, Simple AI, Game Logic

February 18th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 163 Comments

Ok folks, here it is. The next tutorial in our iPhone game programming tutorial (sorry for the delay). Today, I will be discussing the basics of player interaction, simple game AI, and game logic. We will also be exploring how to do simple collision detection so we know when the ball hits a paddle. Per popular request, I will be adding “Challenges” to the bottom of the tutorials from now on to give some more advanced ideas for …

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Torque Game Engine for iPhone

July 25th, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 2 Comments


An independent game developer known as GarageGames has recently released their tried and true game development engine for the iPhone. They already have an engine for large platforms such as Mac, Windows, Linux, Wii, Xbox, and now they are expanding to the most up-in-coming mobile platfor ever; the iPhone.
“Ready to make games for the iPhone?” is the tagline on their game engine site. They claim that “Making games for the iPhone is now a straightforward process …

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