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Tutorials on how to make games?

11-19-2012, 05:30 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 51
Tutorials on how to make games?

Hey guys, hope I can get some luck here. I want to experiment with making games for the iPhone. Don't know how/where to start. Any help or tutorials would be much appreciated. Much thanks.
11-19-2012, 05:49 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2012
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you need Mac and 99$ for apple to release your game i think

11-19-2012, 11:35 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2012
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I recommend "The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development" and "App Empire". This is for more big-picture macro stuff; I think it will complement nicely the micro focus you'll be having with the programming itself. Nowadays I think you need a complete game to make it, so it's good to have both perspectives.

Good luck!

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11-19-2012, 02:54 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2012
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And an original idea. Not some clone of a clone of a clone like 80% of the app store.
11-19-2012, 07:18 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2012
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Here is a pretty sweet tutorial for basic platforming games:

http://www.metanetsoftware.com/technique/tutorialA.html
11-20-2012, 02:28 AM
#6
+1 for Ray Wenderlich's site. Best source for iPhone gamedev tutorials around imho

(no I'm not related to this website at all, just used it a lot)

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11-19-2012, 11:33 AM
#7
Joined: Sep 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xStephen View Post
Hey guys, hope I can get some luck here. I want to experiment with making games for the iPhone. Don't know how/where to start. Any help or tutorials would be much appreciated. Much thanks.
Start with Ray Wenderlich's site. He has a ton of great tutorials that cover a lot of topics:

http://www.raywenderlich.com/