WANT TO MAKE FLASH GAMES?

FLASHPUNK

FlashPunk is a free ActionScript 3 library I designed for developing 2D Flash web games. It provides you with a fast, clean framework to prototype and develop your games in. This means that most of the dirty work (timestep, animation, input, and collision to name a few) is already coded for you and ready to go, giving you more time and energy to concentrate on the design and testing of your game.

FEATURES

  • Framerate-independent and fixed-framerate timestep support.
  • Fast & manageable rectangle, pixel, and grid collision system.
  • Helper classes for animations, tilemaps, text, backdrops, and more.
  • Debug console for real-time debugging and information tracking.
  • Sound effect support with volume, panning, and fading/crossfading.
  • Powerful motion tweening for linear, curved, and path-based movement.
  • Z-sorted render lists for easy depth management.
  • Simple keyboard and mouse input state checking.
  • Quick & efficent particle effects and emitters.

WORKING WITH FLEX
This framework is designed for use with the free Flex framework, used for building Flash applications; by combining this with a code editor such as FlashDevelop or Flash Builder, you can import the FlashPunk library and develop games without the need of the official Flash IDE.

FLASH DEVELOP
If you’re running Windows, I highly recommend using FlashDevelop, a free open source code editor targeted specifically for ActionScript developers. Once you’ve downloaded it, I have written a tutorial which teaches you how to get your first FlashPunk project up and running.