Flash Platform expert Joseph Labrecque presents an introduction to much of what is new in Flash Professional CC
firetype is an Open Source Actionscript 3 library that parses OpenType fonts, converts the contained vector glyphs into polygon shapes and renders them using Stage3D via the GPU.
One example for a similar technology would be Scaleform which is used in many big-budget productions to render hardware accelerated text and UI elements.firetype aims to make similar functionality available for Actionscript 3 developers using Stage3D.
Dead Zone – realtime MMORPG
Flash 11, Stage3D, Alternativa3D 8.
“The action of Last Stand Dead Zone occurs in the post-apocalyptic world after the epidemic virus that turned people into zombies. Those who are not infected, try to survive, using all available means. This includes three types of resources – wood, metal and fabric, as well as fuel, which serves as a virtual currency.
You can manage your own game space and develop it. Building food and resource stocks, building domestic infrastructure, fences, etc. Exploring the surrounding areas, looking at their resources, artifacts and adventure.
Game map shows the area of other users of Facebook, including your friends. You can help your friends or attack them.
The game is in beta version stage, and a number of features are not yet available.”
Adobe AIR games: Isolade
Enjoy this fast-paced blend of action and strategy—inside an electrifying nanoworld of chemical elements!
Wielding a swipe-controlled gamma ray, use your speed and smarts to isolate the hyperactive particles in the smallest-possible spaces.
As you advance, discover tougher gameplay, snag cool power-ups, and score achievements. But don’t get too comfy! Each level has its own special mix of particle behavior, gamma-ray speed, and extras!
Beware! These particles get dangerous if you don’t get them under control fast enough!
Enjoying the polished Isolade on iOS, powered by Starling and Feathers: http://t.co/JCZOAcRQ1c— Feathers (@feathersui)March 9, 2015
CitrusEngine goes Stage3D with Starling
With new version of the CitrusEngine a new view has been added to target the Flash Player 11, using Starling. It also includes a Level Manager and an abstract class to store the game’s data. This is the first beta of the Citrus Engine V3.