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Swift 3 Game Development - Second Edition by Stephen Haney

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Designing the launch screen

When a user taps your icon on their device, iOS shows your app's launch screen as an extremely fast-loading, simple preview. This creates the illusion that your app loads almost instantly. The player gets immediate feedback from their tap while your app actually loads in the background. This is not the place to add logos, branding, or information of any kind. The goal is to create a very simple screen that looks like your app before the content is in place. For Pierre Penguin, we will implement a simple, blank, sky blue background that looks like the main menu before it has any content.

Follow these steps to set up your sky blue launch screen:

  1. Open the LaunchScreen.storyboard file in Xcode. You will see the launch screen ...

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