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Free [Pac Man] Style Game Template for All...

wayneh001wayneh001 Posts: 300Member
edited November -1 in Introductions
Hi,
I've just finished porting over 'CRAB-MAN' for my son, and as promised I've uploaded it as a template for all to see, use and abuse :-D.

It's a Pac-Man style game, only your a Crab! and there's no Ghosts just Jellyfish!

It shows the basics of:
- Joystick Controls.
- Lives (tracking).
- Power Ups
- Basic AI for the Jellyfish.
- Scene changes
- Basic Sound effects
- Scoring
- etc etc...

Anyways, I've only done Level one for him, he (and you) can all do the rest.

http://gamesalad.com/game/play/54071

Enjoy.. :-)

WayneH

Comments

  • quantumsheepquantumsheep Posts: 8,188Member
    Crikey - look forward to seeing this :D

    /starts countdown - hour and half to go! :D

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  • JamesZeppelinJamesZeppelin Posts: 1,927Member
    very cool

    i really like learning from demos

    thanks for sharing
  • giacomopoppigiacomopoppi Posts: 914Member, PRO
    you know what would be a great improvement for the game?
    I tried doing this but i just couldnt manage:
    can anybody get an actor to go ONLY up down left right? without other directions? (only 0° 90° 180° 270°)
  • wayneh001wayneh001 Posts: 300Member
    Hi Giacomopoppi.
    The Code to handle constrained angles is kinda already in there.

    Give me 10 mins - I'll upload a 'constrained' angle version :-)

    Wayne
  • wayneh001wayneh001 Posts: 300Member
    OK Giacomopoppi, the Constrained Angle version should be available in the GS Templates List.

    CRAB-MAN [CA]

    http://gamesalad.com/game/play/54104

    Basically, I have four actors (0, 90, 180, 270) positioned around the main joystick. When the Centre Joystick Actor touches one of them, a Game.Variable is set, which in turn the Crab Character uses to determine the direction to move. Simples :-)
  • JamesZeppelinJamesZeppelin Posts: 1,927Member
    Funny

    We were on the same page
    I was thinking about adding an invisible path he had to stay on or something
  • giacomopoppigiacomopoppi Posts: 914Member, PRO
    cool, good job man :)
  • StanStan Posts: 138Member
    Thank you
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