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Flash Mobile by Matthew David

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BUILDING GAMES WITH FLASH FOR THE MOBILE MARKET

Almost a third of all apps developed for the Android and iOS are games. In this section we introduce you to game development on the Android and iOS.

Getting Started with Game Development

There are more than 50,000 games in the iTunes App Store and 20,000 in the Android Market Place (Figure 5.1). They range from simple word puzzles to complex 3D strategy games. In this section you will learn the basics needed for game development:

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Figure 5.1 A small selection of the thousands of games available for iOS.

•   Understanding what you want your game to be

•   Planning, planning, planning

•   Using Flash ...

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