Line Saving Code Tips – C#

Reducing lines of code can make your work more readable, making it easier for you and for others to read. More lines means more mental gymnastics to decipher which part of code does what. I want to go over some tips and tricks that helpd me.

How to do Gravity in Puzzle Script

Typically PuzzleScript is used to make top down games, but you can in fact emulate some of the elements of side-scrollers, albeit with the limited rules of puzzle script, in that it is still turn based. This tutorial will cover how to make gravity. Sample Project Open the sample project. I've given a basic level... Continue Reading →

Send Strings across BitStream and RakNet

RakNet is a C++ networking engine to help you write multiplayer games. BitStream is a method for converting data such as variables into bytes to send out across the network. This article looks at how to send strings across a network from one client to the other, because it's not as simple as just sending an std::string. We will be looking at a special variable type.

Creating Checkpoints in Puzzle Script

So you have this idea for a great Puzzle Script game, but it involves checkpoints. You want the player to be able to reset to the checkpoint if they press reset or if they die. How do you do that? This tutorial will cover it, and it's very simple.

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