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Build an HTML5 Game by Karl Bunyan

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Introduction

Games are everywhere, and they’re increasingly played on connected web devices and within desktop and mobile browser environments. As browser-based games become more popular, players are turning to sites like Facebook to discover simple, casual games that don’t require a disc or much up-front setup to play. A game is just another link to click through.

During the past decade, improvements to Adobe’s Flash plug-in contributed to the growth of the web browser as a gaming platform. Most browsers supported Flash, giving game developers access to a powerful platform that approached the dream of write once, run anywhere. HTML-based games have been around about as long, and you may even have played some (possibly without noticing). However, ...

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