Programing & Development

HTML5 Game Development With IMPACTJS


ImpactJS is a JavaScript library specially geared towards building 2-dimensional games. It is intuitive and versatile and allows the game developer to get results in no time while keeping an easy overview when games grow more complex. Games built with ImpactJS can be published on websites and even as an app on both Android and iOS.

With “HTML5 Game Development with ImpactJS”, building games for the Web and app markets has never been so easy. Using the ImpactJS JavaScript engine, you only need this ebook and basic knowledge of JavaScript in order to build and publish your own game.

Using only basic knowledge of JavaScript and this ebook, you will end up publishing a 2D game for the entire world to enjoy. You will learn to set up a working environment and gather all the necessary tools and resources your game needs. Develop both a top-down and a side scroller game, integrate physics such as gravity, and deploy your game as an app or to your website.

Topics Covered

  • Set up a game development environment on your computer
  • Find and use resources such as graphics, music, and sound effects
  • Integrate the Box2D engine in ImpactJS to make a side scroller game with realistic physics
  • Build a top-down game using solely the ImpactJS engine
  • Optimize and prepare your games for computer screens and mobile browsers
  • Turn your HTML5 game into an app for Google Play, Apple, and Chrome app stores

Author: Davy Cielen | Arno Meysman
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Language: English – PDF
Pages: 304

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