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Game Development

tezzica
tezzica
3,484 Points

For those that took any of the game dev courses, can you apply the same methods to in-browser games dev(without flash)?

I'm debating if it's worth going through the courses since I'm wanting to create an in-browser game without using Adobe flash. I know you can use HTML5 to create in-browser games but I don't know how in-depth and secure those games could be. I'm currently diving into php but don't think that can be used for more complex games. I do know html/css/js to some level, but not thoroughly enough for game creation. Any advice, suggestions, or recommendations would be appreciated.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,372 Points

The libraries available to desktop games are very different. The Game Development courses make use of the Unity gaming engine for example.

On the other hand, the Introducing JavaScript course includes a project using the Phaser game engine which is a free game framework made specifically for browsers.

tezzica
tezzica
3,484 Points

Thank you! I'll check out Phaser. :)