Questions tagged [flash]

Adobe Flash is a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages.

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Rendering performance for Flash games

I was reading on SO about native flash rendering vs building a custom BitmapData frame buffer and some of the answers were a bit conflicting, so I was wondering: ...
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How public should you make your betas? [closed]

I am approaching the point where I can release a playable beta of a very complex game I am making in Flash/AS3. It is fairly involved and the deepest game Ive made so far. I plan on hosting it on my ...
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How can I add a Silverlight menu/hud/interface to an XNA game?

There are some programs that allow you to design some menus/hud/interfaces in flash and then insert them into your game. But is there something similar for making all of this stuff in Silverlight and ...
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Networking in Flash games. Socket or Stratus?

Working on a prototype for a Flash game that will use networking communication. It would be better to use Peer 2 Peer connection, since it will be a multiplayer game. Has anyone used Stratus or tried ...
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Examples of good Javascript/HTML5 based games [closed]

Now that Flash is largely being replaced with HTML5 elements (video, audio, canvas, etc.) are there any good examples of web-based games built on completely open standards (meaning Javascript, HTML ...
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Where should I host my flash games? [closed]

I'm looking at hosting my flash game on a site like Kongregate or NewGrounds, but with so many choices, I'm left wondering what are the pros & cons of the various options? I'm interested in: ...
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How can I develop Flash games without expensive software? [closed]

I've been playing with writing flash games in my spare time, but up to this point, I've just been using a trial version of Adobe Flash Professional. I'm aware of FlashDevelop, but their documentation ...
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Developing Flash games on the Wii

Has anyone used WiiFlash for developing Flash games? Any pointers on how to begin developing games for the Opera channel for the Wii?
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What libraries do you use for developing games in Actionscript?

There are a couple of libraries I have used myself when developing games in Actionscript: Flixel: Created by Adam Atomic, well known as the library created for Cannabalt. Very special for pixel art-...