Chapter 8

Making Bigger Games

Time Bomb Panic is a good model of a small, one level game. It's a simple concept, takes only ten seconds to play, and you still have enough time in the day to play with your cats or go surfing. But it's probably not the kind of game you want to make. Those game ideas that keep you lying awaking at night planning no doubt involve hundreds of levels; take 50 hours or more to play; and contain dozens of different game objects, puzzles, and interesting scenarios. They're big games. In this chapter you'll learn how to make them.

The game you're going to look at this chapter is called Monster Mayhem. It's a two level ...

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