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Macromedia® Flash™ MX ActionScript for Fun & Games by Gary Rosenzweig

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Chapter 4. The Game-Creation Process

The Game-Creation Process

Just knowing some ActionScript commands is not enough to enable you to make complete programs, such as games. You must learn some basic programming practices first, as well as some general information about how games are made. Let’s start by considering how Flash measures up as a game-development environment.

Flash and Games

Flash did not start off as a program that you could use to make games. The initial uses for Flash were to make animations and Web site interfaces. Only with the addition of today’s robust ...

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