Often the most complex type of app you will build for your mobile device will be a game. There are lots of good reasons for this: games use data, interaction, sound, video, pictures, and more to provide a complex experience. To the person playing the game, the work should just come together. When you play a game you should not be thinking, “Wow, this game must have been very hard to build.” All you should be thinking is, “How do I kill this enemy and get to the next level?”

The goal of the project in this chapter (Figure 5.1Proj) is to give you an idea of what is needed to build a game and the types of decisions you need to make for the game to work effectively on a mobile device.

Figure 5.1Proj This project ...

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