Optimization Contributed by John Say (www.saydesign.com)

GAME DESIGNERS who understand the limitations of the medium used to deploy the game, and, especially, those who have a programming background are able to creatively solve performance issues at the highest level, that of the style and gameplay design. If you don’t have the horsepower to make a compelling simulated 3D game, it is necessary to focus on a game design that perhaps can provide the same exciting gameplay that can still allow for a higher frame rate that delivers an exciting arcade experience. The best way to become proficient at this is to build a wide range of games for a variety of platforms with varying system requirements. Flash Lite enabled devices, due to their limited processor ...

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