Posts tagged as: iPhone Game Programming

iPhone Programming Tutorial: Animating A Game Sprite

July 24th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 66 Comments

One thing I have noticed about many of the games in the app store is they lack animation. Of course, the huge companies like Sega and PopCap have some pretty amazing animation, but what about us indie iPhone game developers?

Well, Apple has made it quite simple to do animations. I really feel this method is often overlooked. I will show you in just a few lines of code, how to completely animate your game images. I will walk you through …


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 …