Recent posts by Izzy545 on Kongregate

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Topic: Game Programming / How to make Flash games

Maybe mention Flixel? I feel like it’s a really good companion to FlashDevelop for those that don’t want to buy Flash!

 
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Topic: Game Programming / New Flixel Tutorial Part 2 -- Shooting Lasers

Hi All,

I recently posted about a tutorial I had made for Flixel Games. I have since revamped that tutorial that was listed on Kongregate with a tutorial shell that I hand-coded. So, both of these tutorials are now listed on Kongregate without you needing to go to my external site. I’d love some feedback on them and hopefully they will help you if you’re just getting started with Flixel!

http://www.kongregate.com/games/Izzy545/flixel-shooter-part-2-shooting-lasers

 
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Topic: Game Programming / Flixel Shooter Tutorial Series Part One: Hello, Ship

Pretty cool tutorial, 953. Thanks for sharing. It’s a good introduction for people who haven’t developed with Flixel.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / Need Help With Flash Develop!

I’ve just started a tutorial series using FlashDevelop and Flixel. Perhaps it will be of some help to you. Flixel Shooter Tutorial 1 — Hello, Ship

 
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Topic: Game Programming / Flixel Shooter Tutorial Series Part One: Hello, Ship

Hi everyone,

I’ve started working on an ongoing tutorial series teaching you how to make a shoot ’em up using Flixel and FlashDevelop. These are free programs that help you make flash games using ActionScript 3.

I appreciate constructive criticism on the tutorial layout. I tried to be very detailed in my explanations. You can see the first part here:

http://moongamesdev.blogspot.com/2011/04/flixel-shooter-tutorial-1-hello-ship.html

Please let me know what you think and if it’s helpful or not!

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

Phoenix> Thanks so much! It’s working perfectly now, and the Stats API was very easy to implement and get working, plus it looks like you can do lots of cool stuff with it. Thanks again!

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

Yea, I double checked my code… I’ve even changed it to EXACTLY their specifications.

In my Click the Button game, on the first frame, in the actions of the timeline I have the code:

_root.kongregateServices.connect();

and then on the “Submit Score” button, it does this:

_root.kongregateScores.submit(1000);

And it still doesn’t work.

Perhaps the first frame of the game needs to be blank besides that code, and then put the actual game in the second frame? I’ll try that I guess.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

Sure!

In my Cave Snake game I have this code:

			if(_root.kongregateServices.connect = true)
			{ 
				trace("connected!"); 
				_root.kongregateScores.submit(_root.mySnake.score);
			}

It automatically submits your score when you run into the wall, there is no submit button. I also just noticed that it’s running _root.kongregateServices.connect on the first frame when it starts too, is that a problem?

And then in my silly little Click the Button game, I have this code in the button to connect the service:

		_root.kongregateServices.connect();

And then on the “Submit Score” button, it runs this code:

		_root.kongregateScores.submit(_root.theButton.presses);

People have said in the comments of the button game that the high scores aren’t posting.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

Thanks for the tips. Still not working for me though. I added a stat called “Score” and even tried just submitting a score of 1000, still doesn’t seem to add the score.

I’ve also closed every other Kong tab. I’m really at a complete loss here.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

I know, that’s what I was thinking, it’s a very simple bit of code to implement, and I don’t understand what I could be doing wrong. I haven’t gotten a reply yet on how to get it to work.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

I tried adding a statistic called score, but it didn’t seem to do anything. I’m trying to get the scores to post using the high scores API, and according to the documentation it should only take 2 lines to get it working, which is why I’m so baffled as to why it’s not working.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / High Scores not working?

Hi all, I’ve tried implementing high scores in the games I’ve submitted, and followed the tutorials to the dot. My trace even tells me that I’m getting connected to the server, it’s just not displaying them. The tutorials tell me it should show the high scores in the chat box or some such thing once they’re submitted? I can’t see them anywhere.

This is the game in question, maybe it is working and I’m just crazy?

http://www.kongregate.com/games/Izzy545/cave-snake