Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing graphics, part of Flash Professional CS5: Creating a Simple Game for Android Devices.
One thing you are going to want to do with your game is you are going to want to…optimize all of the graphics so it plays well.…This is particularly important on mobile devices, because, again, they just have…smaller processors. They are running on about a 1-GHz processor, and in general,…I need to make sure these graphics perform well.…What's interesting is that on mobile devices, vector graphics don't perform as well…because these small phones have to do all these calculations of all of these…various curves for vector drawings.…
So what I want to do is I want to take my important vector graphics and…convert them into a bitmap.…Flash actually allows me to do that.…For instance, if I just come to this text layer right here and I'll just zoom in,…for instance, on some of this text here,…well, this is actually quite frankly, this is some text here that is…vector information.…Okay, so what I want to do with this is I am just going to drag this text into…the library, and I am going to call it text.…
- Designing for mobile platforms
- Creating and optimizing game graphics
- Adding random movement and interactivity
- Moving players based on the accelerometer
- Using gestures
- Detecting collisions
- Implementing audio
- Adding scoring and levels
- Implementing a high score screen
- Publishing an app on both Mac and Windows
- Uploading to the Android Market
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Mobile
Understanding the user4m 2s
2. Mobile Game Setup
3. Basic Game Movement
4. Advanced Interactivity
6. Mobile-Specific Functionality
7. Optimizing for Mobile Devices
9. Uploading to the Android Market
Next steps1m 22s
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