Studying Cocos2D: A Arms-On Information to Constructing iOS Video games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk
English | July 17, 2011 | ISBN: 0321735625 | 640 Pages | EPUB | 10.7 MB
Construct the Subsequent Nice iOS Recreation with Cocos2D!
Cocos2D is the powerhouse framework behind a few of the hottest video games within the App Retailer. When you’ve performed Tiny Wings, Indignant Birds, Mega Leap, Trainyard, and even Tremendous Turbo Motion Pig, then you definitely’ve performed a recreation that makes use of Cocos2D or Box2D physics. The great thing about Cocos2D is its simplicity. It’s straightforward to develop into overwhelmed once you begin creating an iOS recreation, particularly when you take a look at issues like OpenGL ES, OpenAL, and different decrease degree APIs. Writing a recreation for the iPhone and iPad doesn’t should be that troublesome, and Cocos2D makes recreation improvement enjoyable and straightforward.
Studying Cocos2D walks you thru the method of constructing Area Viking (which is free on the App Retailer), a 2D scrolling recreation that leverages Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk. As you construct Area Viking, you’ll study the whole lot it is advisable to find out about Cocos2D so you possibly can create the subsequent killer iOS recreation.
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As you construct Area Viking, you’ll discover ways to
– Set up and configure Cocos2D so it really works with Xcode four
– Construct an entire 2D motion journey recreation with Cocos2D
– Add animations and motion to your video games
– Construct your recreation’s important menu display for accessing ranges
– Use Cocos2D’s Scheduler to ensure the best occasions occur on the proper occasions
– Use tile maps to construct scrolling recreation ranges from reusable pictures
– Add audio and sound results with CocosDenshion—Cocos2D’s sound engine
– Add gravity, lifelike collisions, and even ragdoll results with Box2D and Chipmunk physics engines
– Add superb results to your video games with particle methods
– Leverage Recreation Middle in your recreation for achievements and chief boards
– Squeeze probably the most efficiency out of your video games together with ideas and tips