“HTML5 Cross Platform Game Development Using Phaser 3” book gets its 4th free update: 6 new pages to show how to use a Texture Atlas and improve performance

While I am working on a brand new awesome course focused on HTML5 game development, I never forget my loyal readers, so here I am with the 4th update to my book “HTML5 Cross Platform Game Development Using Phaser 3“, with 6 new pages teaching you how to use a Texture Atlas to improve performances on entry level devices.

Remember, the more devices capable of running your game, the more customers you’ll get.

All examples have been updated to Phaser 3.22.0 and now the book has 202 pages32 source code examples and one Android Studio project.

The update is free for any loyal reader who already purchased the book, but if you still haven’t the most interesting book of the century, here’s your chance to get it!

By getting the book, you will help the blog, have an epic guide to read as well as a great discount on my upcoming course. It’s a win-win.

Some information about the book, which will guide you in the creation of this game deeply explaining each and every detail:

The first Phaser 3 guide to the creation of HTML5 cross platform games using Phaser 3 framework and other free software.

From the experience of more than 350 Phaser tutorials, through 196 pages and 31 source code examples you will learn how to build HTML5 cross platform games while making a real game along the way, and by the end of the book you will have a complete “2048” game polished, ready to be played and with a lot of room for customization.

Designed both for beginners and skilled programmers, the book will guide you from the bare bones of JavaScript to advanced Phaser 3 features while building an actual game, showing you all the common errors you can make in the creation of a game and how to solve or avoid them, covering, among other things:

  • The concepts behind HTML5 cross platform development
  • The basics of JavaScript such as functions, objects, classes, statements.
  • How to scale and resize a game to make it look nice on each device
  • The structure of your first Phaser project
  • Preload images, sounds, fonts and other kind of assets
  • Group images into sprite sheets to optimize the game
  • Add images and sprites on the stage
  • Use tweens to create animations
  • Wait for player input
  • Process keyboard input
  • Process mouse or finger input
  • Use arrays to handle game information
  • Move sprites
  • The importance of placing sprites in front of other sprites using Z-order
  • Add and play sound effects
  • Design and add a game interface
  • Add interactivity with buttons
  • Use bitmap fonts to create text effects
  • Save and load high scores using local storage
  • Use Cordova + Android Studio to create a native Android app
  • Force device orientation on Android devices
  • Draw icons and loading screens to be used on Android devices
  • Use the Scale Manager to resize your game
  • Use the Full Screen API to let your audience play in full screen
  • Use custom classes and lookup tables to improve code reusability
  • Use a Texture Atlas to improve performances on entry level devices

Each step of the book represents a progress in the making of the game and is provided with its source code.

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Through 202 pages, 32 source code examples and an Android Studio project you will learn how to build cross platform HTML5 games and create a complete game along the way.

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214 GAME PROTOTYPES EXPLAINED WITH SOURCE CODE
// 1+2=3
// 100 rounds
// 10000000
// 2 Cars
// 2048
// A Blocky Christmas
// A Jumping Block
// A Life of Logic
// Angry Birds
// Angry Birds Space
// Artillery
// Astro-PANIC!
// Avoider
// Back to Square One
// Ball Game
// Ball vs Ball
// Ball: Revamped
// Balloon Invasion
// BallPusher
// Ballz
// Bar Balance
// Bejeweled
// Biggification
// Block it
// Blockage
// Bloons
// Boids
// Bombuzal
// Boom Dots
// Bouncing Ball
// Bouncing Ball 2
// Bouncy Light
// BoxHead
// Breakout
// Bricks
// Bubble Chaos
// Bubbles 2
// Card Game
// Castle Ramble
// Chronotron
// Circle Chain
// Circle Path
// Circle Race
// Circular endless runner
// Cirplosion
// CLOCKS - The Game
// Color Hit
// Color Jump
// ColorFill
// Columns
// Concentration
// Crossy Road
// Crush the Castle
// Cube Jump
// CubesOut
// Dash N Blast
// Dashy Panda
// Deflection
// Diamond Digger Saga
// Don't touch the spikes
// Dots
// Down The Mountain
// Drag and Match
// Draw Game
// Drop Wizard
// DROP'd
// Dudeski
// Dungeon Raid
// Educational Game
// Elasticity
// Endless Runner
// Erase Box
// Eskiv
// Farm Heroes Saga
// Filler
// Flappy Bird
// Fling
// Flipping Legend
// Floaty Light
// Fuse Ballz
// GearTaker
// Gem Sweeper
// Globe
// Goat Rider
// Gold Miner
// Grindstone
// GuessNext
// Helicopter
// Hero Emblems
// Hero Slide
// Hexagonal Tiles
// HookPod
// Hop Hop Hop Underwater
// Horizontal Endless Runner
// Hundreds
// Hungry Hero
// Hurry it's Christmas
// InkTd
// Iromeku
// Jet Set Willy
// Jigsaw Game
// Knife Hit
// Knightfall
// Legends of Runeterra
// Lep's World
// Line Rider
// Lumines
// Magick
// MagOrMin
// Mass Attack
// Math Game
// Maze
// Meeblings
// Memdot
// Metro Siberia Underground
// Mike Dangers
// Mikey Hooks
// Nano War
// Nodes
// o:anquan
// One Button Game
// One Tap RPG
// Ononmin
// Pacco
// Perfect Square!
// Perfectionism
// Phyballs
// Pixel Purge
// PixelField
// Planet Revenge
// Plants Vs Zombies
// Platform
// Platform game
// Plus+Plus
// Pocket Snap
// Poker
// Pool
// Pop the Lock
// Pop to Save
// Poux
// Pudi
// Pumpkin Story
// Puppet Bird
// Pyramids of Ra
// qomp
// Quick Switch
// Racing
// Radical
// Rebuild Chile
// Renju
// Rise Above
// Risky Road
// Roguelike
// Roly Poly
// Run Around
// Rush Hour
// SameGame
// SamePhysics
// Save the Totem
// Security
// Serious Scramblers
// Shrink it
// Sling
// Slingy
// Snowflakes
// Sokoban
// Space Checkers
// Space is Key
// Spellfall
// Spinny Gun
// Splitter
// Spring Ninja
// Sproing
// Stabilize!
// Stack
// Stick Hero
// String Avoider
// Stringy
// Sudoku
// Super Mario Bros
// Surfingers
// Survival Horror
// Talesworth Adventure
// Tetris
// The Impossible Line
// The Moops - Combos of Joy
// The Next Arrow
// Threes
// Tic Tac Toe
// Timberman
// Tiny Wings
// Tipsy Tower
// Toony
// Totem Destroyer
// Tower Defense
// Trick Shot
// Tunnelball
// Turn
// Turnellio
// TwinSpin
// vvvvvv
// Warp Shift
// Way of an Idea
// Whack a Creep
// Wheel of Fortune
// Where's my Water
// Wish Upon a Star
// Word Game
// Wordle
// Worms
// Yanga
// Yeah Bunny
// Zhed
// zNumbers