6 Picture Puzzles: Sliding and Jigsaw


There is a whole class of games that revolves around using photographs or detailed drawings. Things like jigsaw puzzles are fairly new to computer gaming because it wasn’t until the mid-1990s that consumer computers had graphics good enough to display detailed images.

Flash has the ability to import a few different image formats. However, it doesn’t stop at just importing them. You can actually get to the bitmap data and manipulate the images. This enables us to cut pictures apart for use in puzzle games.


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