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Learning iPhone Game Development with Cocos2D 3.0 by Kirill Muzykov

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Time for action – creating a tile map

One of the best applications to create a tile map is a free app called Tiled created by Thorbjørn Lindeijer. We are going to use the app to create a simple level using the tileset that we have just created. Perform the following steps:

  1. Open the http://www.mapeditor.org/ website and download the Tiled application. You will need Tiled for OS X. When the download completes, open the .dmg file and copy the Tiled.app into the Applications folder on your Mac.
  2. Run the Tiled.app and create a new project by selecting the New option in the File menu. Set the new project options as follows:
    • Orientation: Select Orthogonal
    • Layer format: Select Base64 (zlib compressed)
    • Tile size: Set both Width and Height to 32 px
    • Map size: Set ...

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