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Posted by SketchistGames - April 23rd, 2012


My dad is helping me make android apps, so most of my time will probably be in that instead of flash but I will also still be in flash!


Posted by SketchistGames - April 21st, 2012


Ok so thank to this guy Schulle and this book ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University Do yourself a favor and buy it! It has already helped me learn some As3!
Also check out Schulles games:
Utopian Mining
and
Zombies in Your Backyard

Utopian Mining is a really fun time-waster type game ! Zombies in your backyard is a somewhat challenging game!


Posted by SketchistGames - April 19th, 2012


Here are eleven very cool pages that will help you just in case you ever over looked this stuff!
Straight from Adobe themselves:
1. Introducing Flash
2. Symbols
3. Timelines and Animations
4. Instance Names
5. Simple Interactivity
6. ActionScript
7. Working with Data
8. Building an Application
9. Publishing for Mobile
10. Publishing for AIR
11. Adobe TV

I would suggest bookmarking this page or those pages hope I could help :D


Posted by SketchistGames - April 13th, 2012


good name for a platformer or no?


Posted by SketchistGames - March 31st, 2012


From now until I finish it I am working on a new secret project! It isn't that great but it has the most code in it than any game I have ever made so far! And I am only 1/12 of the way done! I am so proud lol jk!


Posted by SketchistGames - March 30th, 2012


I am currently in the process of learning As3. I am wanting to go all out on my strengths(so far)! Right now I have only come up with four stories(one for each character)! I have a adult human, Alien, Old man(very wise),and a young boy. I would very much appreciate if someone would help me come up with a few characters( with a story and a name please). In return I would put you in the credits with a 25% profit role!


Posted by SketchistGames - March 30th, 2012


The original with out the "help" is here!

This is a tutorial to help support As3:Main ! Here is the step-by-step tutorial!
1. Open Adobe Flash
2. Click on Actionscript 3.0 under the "Create New" branch
3. Create the graphic for your button
4. Select the entire thing and right-click then select "Convert to Symbol..."
5. Put anything for the name (for now I will call this button1)
6. Register the point in the middle
7. Make sure the type is Button.
8. Give button1 the instance name of anything!(we will refer to it from now on as "Btn1")
9. Make a new layer and name it Actions
10. Go to the actions panel (Window/Actions)
11. Type the following

Btn1.addEventListener(MouseEvent.Event, anythinghere); //Identifying the button and giving it a function

function anythinghere(event:MouseEvent):void{ // calling the function to do something
gotoAndPlay(2); // what the function does
} // closes this code

12. Add a blank keyframe
13. go to the actions layer and on both frame add this to the coding:

stop(); // Stops the frame so it doesn't keep on going

14. Test the move (ctrl + enter)
15. You have a working button! Hope I could help!


Posted by SketchistGames - March 29th, 2012


As2:
-------
on(release){
gotoAndPlay(2);
}

As3:
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buttonname.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, eventname);

function eventname(event:MouseEvent):void
gotoAndPlay(2);
}
The code is "better" but it takes SO much longer lol. *Lazy Face*


Posted by SketchistGames - March 28th, 2012


This is a video showing one difference on how AS2 lacks from As3. Also AS3 goes straight to the video card so the computer can run it a LOT easier. Thank you for reading cya next time. PEACE OUT!


Posted by SketchistGames - March 18th, 2012


I have opened up a website via weebly! Come check it out please! All of my gameswill be uploaded there along with some tutorials! Just click anywhere in this message where it is yellow! If you don't mind like it, share it, tweet it, and bookmark it! :D