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Making a Game - Incremental Turns - EP 19

Video Tutorial Aims of this Tutorial Be able to calculate the last five seconds of the plan on both the client and the server.Use this to shorten the time taken to calculate the plan on the server, thus decreasing the wait between turns. Getting…

Making a Game - Showing Information - EP 18

Video Tutorial Aims of this Tutorial Share display names between clients via the server.Create a panel to show the information of players.Change the information panel dependant on whether the mouse is hovering over a player. Sharing Display Names In this section, it is important…

Making a Game - Programming the Weapons - EP 17

Video Tutorial Aims of this Tutorial Allow the server to calculate the damage that the players cause.Send this data back to the clients to display to the players. Calculate Damage and Death Last episode, we sent the weapon plan to the server, so we…

Making a Game - Programming the Weapons System - EP 16

Video Tutorial Aims of this Tutorial Create functions for managing laser length and battery glyph.Create a weapons plan that will be shared between clients via the server.Use this weapons plan in order to make a laser appear to fire. Creating Helper Functions Managing Laser…