Bryan Harrington
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  • Lake Hughes, CA
How to learn 2d animation?
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There are plenty of resources available to do this. Heres a good tutorial to get you started on one particular method using Sprite Sheets. Sprite Sheets are just that, a sheet of sprite that you run ...

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Useful resources for beginning AI
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I'm a really big fan of this book in terms of 'simple', AI for Game Developers You can find it for about $5.00 on Amazon if you factor in shipping from a 3rd party. It talks about basics and good ...

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How to implement zombie AI?
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I think whats complicating your project is the fact you are trying to make Artificially Intelligent Zombies. As another poster stated, I think you over engineering your project. Think about a couple "...

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Making walls in tile-based games: what am I missing?
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You noted that a character can stand on a tile containing a wall but have you considered treating each tile as wall itself? Even half a tile as a wall in a horizontal or Vertical fashion? Pros: ...

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How much to pay for artwork in an indie game?
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Before you run out to pay for any art, see what you can find online for free that comes with a license that works for you, if nothing satisfies you I would use temporary art that is on the net until ...

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2D Top down view maps
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There is no one answer to these questions. These are all inherently up to you. You could save maps anyway you like and display/render them at any time.

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Coming up with manageable game ideas as a hobbyist game developer
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Firstly, I think you are being to hard on yourself. You need to start of with a project that certainly interests you but you should be keeping it small. The reason I think you should keep it small to ...

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Creating a top-view racing game, do I have the right ideas, any suggestions?
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This sounds like a great startup project if you don't have much experience with game programming. I wouldn't necessarily think you need a "Hook" unless you plan to really allow the game to take off. ...

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How does pathfinding in RTS games work?
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Most games do use some sort of Search Algorithm or A* to find paths on a map. The AI is tweaked in some aspects obviously for performance reasons. You will notice this in Starcraft 2 where Zerglings ...

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