PacktLib: Flash 10 Multiplayer Game Essentials

Flash 10 Multiplayer Game Essentials

Credits

About the author

About the reviewers

Preface

Getting Started

Development environment

Pulse SDK

Installing Flash Builder 4

Downloading the Pulse SDK

Installing Pulse SDK

A high-level architecture of multiplayer game server

The server modules

The game client

The overall structure of a multiplayer game

Summary

Game Interface Design

Overview of Pulse library components

The Pulse API design

Creating the Hello World sample

Introduction to PulseUI

Exploring the Hello World sample

Exploring the game server deployment

Summary

Avatar and Chat

Introduction to Pulse modeler

Design of a game avatar

Avatar-related APIs

Friends management

The chat feature

Implementing high scores

Skinning the user interface

Summary

Lobby and Room Management

Introduction to lobby and room management

The lobby screen implementation

New game screen implementation

Designing the game screen

Summary

Game Logic

Gameplay implementation

Modeling game states

Game states in Hello World

Game state API

Miscellaneous classes

Summary

Multiplayer Game Example: Tic-tac-toe

Running the game from sample directory

The Pulse UI framework

Getting started: Modeling the game

Other screens and features

Summary

Multiplayer Game Example: Jigsaw

Setting up the project

The game graphics

Multiplayer and networking

Summary

Card-based Racing Game Tutorial

Implementation

Multiplayer design

Gameplay implementation

Summary

Real-time Racing Game Tutorial

Game design

The game client

Multiplayer implementation

Summary

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Introduction to FlashBuilder and AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3

Graphics Programming in AS3