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iOS 7 Game Development by Dmitry Volevodz

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Chapter 2. Our First Sprite Kit Project

In this chapter, we will look into Sprite Kit basics. Sprite Kit consists of a lot of small elements and we need to have a clear understanding of what they do to have an overview of a typical Sprite Kit project to see how we might plan and implement a full-featured game.

We will explore everything that we might need when creating our own project, as the main goal of the book is to provide an understanding of Sprite Kit as a tool for game development. We will start with the project that we will be creating in this book—an endless runner game.

This style of game is really popular on mobile devices, as it allows for quick gameplay when you get a minute and has this "just one more" feeling to it. A player wants ...

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