Introduction to Games Development with HTML5 and JavaScript

Course Level 1: Introductory

Estimated Study Time: 2-3 hours

This course begins by introducing you to the Apache Cordova platform for building mobile applications. You will learn about the Enchant.js an open source game engine and its features. It will teach you the installation process to start your video game project in Visual studio, and also to modify and remove unnecessary code from the default templates visual studio generates for you.

Following that, this course will help you understand the process of creating a 2D array for storing your maps data. You will learn about setting up your game map and loading sprite sheets for putting images into your game, and creating a player character with movement in your game. You will also learn about mapping controls for moving and controlling the player character. In the end, this course teaches about setting up collision detection for your game. You will understand Enchant.js built-in functions for detecting collisions. You will learn about creating statistic or attributes for your player character and how to display them on screen.

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