Join Paul Trani for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the swipe gesture, part of Flash Professional CS5: Creating a Simple Game for Android Devices.
One of the great things about creating games for mobile devices is also the touch screen.…Now, with touch screens you can have gestures.…And what I meant by gestures is you can, for instance, use two fingers to rotate…an object or the same two fingers to maybe magnify an image--things like that.…And you can add that into your game.…And I am just going to go ahead and integrate that into this IntroScreen right here.…So if they're playing this game on a device, they're going to be able to just…take one finger and swipe with it.…
So they don't have to hit the Play button. The whole screen is basically the Play button.…And when they swipe with one finger, this screen is going to slide off. All right!…And I am going to do this by using the Code Snippets panel in that Mobile Game folder.…I am going to add a gesture swipe.…So I am just going to double-click on that, and it's going to add that code to my…Actions Frame in the Actions layer down at the bottom.…So it says Gesture Swipe.…I am first defining the input mode as being GESTURE.…
- 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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