Posts about Games

16 September 2014

Making retro interactive art with gretro & gameloop

This will serve as a basic introduction to the gretro, a JavaScript module that provides an API for drawing 2D art on a canvas that has the style of a retro video game.
5 August 2014

Introduction to pixi.js

Pixi.js is a wonderful library dedicated to serving as a fast and simple rendering engine. It can be used with a number of other JavaScript game libraries, and can do both canvas and WebGL rendering.
17 March 2014

Exploring the open source 2048 game javascript examples

I spent a lot of time over the past few days playing this game called 2048, which is a clone of a game called 1024, which appears to be a clone of the game Threes.
4 March 2014

Preloading and rendering image sprites in 2d js/canvas games

Learn about using the sprite-2d, load-images, and gameloop modules to create animations for 2d canvas/javascript games.
17 January 2014

On making simple games quickly with crtrdg.js

Check out this simple implementation of pong I made in a few hours last night:
16 November 2013

A super simple starting point for 2d javascript games

Here's the goal: I wanted the smallest and simplest starting point for 2d games I could come up with, using a clear and concise API.