2D Game Programming Tricks

  • Mario Zechner
  • J. F. DiMarzio
  • Robert Green


Now, it’s time to look at some of the more advanced topics of 2D game programming. You used some of these concepts intuitively when you wrote Mr. Nom, including time-based state updates and image atlases. A lot of what’s to come is also very intuitive, and chances are high that you’d have come up with the same solution sooner or later. However, it doesn’t hurt to learn about these things explicitly.


Collision Detection Texture Region Touch Point Zoom Factor Texture Space 
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© Mario Zechner, J.F. DiMarzio and Robert Green 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Zechner
    • 1
  • J. F. DiMarzio
    • 2
  • Robert Green
    • 3
  1. 1.GrazAustria
  2. 2.CelebrationUSA
  3. 3.PortlandUSA

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