FlashDevelop demo — Slider Puzzle

I’ve blogged before about using FlashDevelop to make Flash games for free. Just for fun, I decided to do a very little project tonight… a simple slider puzzle game to challenge myself. I set myself a time target of 3 hours to build the whole thing (assets included) from scratch. Ultimately, I ended up with 3 and a half hours, but I got it working. You can see the result below, assuming you have a browser which allows Flash… Read more FlashDevelop demo — Slider Puzzle

Making Flash games the free way

At one stage, developing Flash games required either an expensive licence or piracy. Thankfully, the open source FlashDevelop, along with things like the Flex SDK from Adobe, has changed all that. I’ve been working on a project with TuDocs Studios which has benefited from the availability of FlashDevelop, but admittedly I hadn’t got my teeth into much coding. I decided I needed to learn ActionScript though (it’s been on my ‘todo’ list for years!), and it’s been more straightforward than I had expected.
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Octapool iPhone app released

I’ve spent a little time this year working as an iPhone developer, and I’m pleased to report that “Octapool” was released onto the app store today. It’s a free app, based on a unique pool concept patented by Aarcee Ltd., played on an 8-sided table. The idea is to let people experience a little taste of Octapool, and possibly encourage them to buy a real table.

Octapool screenshot

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