Răzvan Ilin

Full stack developer, casual traveler, amateur photographer

I’ve been working on this game for the past couple of weeks and I released a version for people to test. The game is far from complete, the HUD needs more work, ship improvements will be great and lots of other features are missing. It was the first time I was using Unity3D and the first time I was doing an online game so it was quite the experience. Not sure if I will still work on Nebulae, but let me know if you think about any other cool improvements… who knows, maybe I will release other updates.

So grab a friend and jump into the Nebulae! You can find it here

I began working on another game and I will talk about it soon!

Building a simple game for Android using libGDX #3

In this part we will pay more attention on how the game looks and feels. If you haven’t already, I suggest you to go and check out the other parts (Part 1 & Part 2).

We will build two more screens for the game, one will be the starting screen(menu) from where we can start the game and the other one will be the ending screen which will be triggered when the player loses all of his lives (this screen will have a button that will redirect the player to the starting screen).

This is how the screens will look like:

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Building a simple game for Android using libGDX #2

A few days ago I made an introduction to the framework we are using to develop the game (libGDX), we set up a workspace, spoke about the game we are going to develop and managed to go through a bit of code that renders the background. If you haven’t already done so, I suggest going through part I before continuing with this one.

In this part of the tutorial we will implement most of the game’s features! I can feel the excitement already!

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Building a simple game for Android using libGDX #1

I participated in an app jam (AppJam2014) recently and I managed to win it with a simple android game. We had 6-7 hours to do it so I had to be modest and start a small project.

Here is a gameplay video:

I saw this as the perfect opportunity to do my first programming tutorial as I will explain some easy steps in setting up an android project with libGDX and then building the actual game using the framework. You won’t need much experience in programming to do this, but you should have a bit of knowledge in using Java and have an understanding of object-orientation.

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