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April 15, 2009

AS3 and images part 2

Previously I talked about using images in AS3. Now I’ve figured out a further enhancement to the procedure I described. In that previous article I talked about adding an image to the library and instantiating it as a BitmapData object.  Then I talked about creating a Bitmap object, but there’s a problem; in the AS3 […]

December 14, 2008

AS3 and images; Aching Dreams 2

I upgraded to Flash CS4, and I’ve been working on Aching Dreams 2, as well as simply learning ActionScript 3.0. So far I’m just working on the programming framework; the story, gameplay and characters are still being, ah, fleshed out. Here’s something interesting I’ve discovered: When you add an image to a Flash file in […]

November 6, 2008

A review and a new project!

First, Greg Costikyan (yes, that Greg Costikyan) has given Aching Dreams a favorable review.  Not intense praise or accolades by any means, but for what the game is, I’m very pleased with what he said.  And there’s an interesting conversation going on in the comments, too.  Really, this is kind of an amazing feeling for […]