Sunday, November 8, 2009

Android Game Development Resources

I get a lot of questions about when the Replica Island source will be released. Believe me, I'd like to see it finished more than anybody else in the world. If I had a date I could guarantee I'd give it, but I don't. It's close, though; I'm in final bug and optimization phase now. The laws of physics are simply not in my favor.

But in the mean time, there's a bunch of other code and resources that you can check out if you are looking for a way to get started on Android game development. Here's a few that I found:

- The Rokon game engine (blog and source).
- The Cloak open source game framework.
- An Android Quake port.
- Source to Alien Blood Bath, a side-scrolling action game.
- AGE engine source.
- SpriteMethodTest source, a sample which shows how to render sprites using Canvas and various OpenGL ES methods and profiles them.

With the exception of SpriteMethodTest (which I wrote), I don't have any connection to any of these projects, so your milage with them may vary. However, they all look promising and I think that there's plenty of information contained within them that is useful to the budding Android game developer.

If you have other links or resources that you've found useful, please post them here!

19 comments:

  1. There is also juicygames, mages, and probably pulpcore will be ported to android, too.
    I would paste the links but copy & paste isn't working in this comment field.

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  2. When's the Replica Island source going to be available? Game looks awesome, I'd really like to get the source to learn from it.

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  3. thx for the info ! i'm a student informatix, gonna get into it , as soon as vacation begins ;) , glad i found your blog about replica island, i saw your google IO talk .. you have you're own way of speaking , but in a good way ;) keep up the good work !!!

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  4. Thanks for the info. I would like to do a game. I don't have any skills about coding but I would like to learn. I will try it and check if I can do it.

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  6. Is there a step by step tutorial or book that you recommend for OpenGL ES game development on android for beginners ? I really need to understand everything that needs to be done in what order. Thank you!

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  7. I fell so excited to see that one! I hope you could post some snapshots from the game soon. I'm looking forward for a new game. I hope I wouldn't be disappointed.

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  9. The SpriteMethodTest source code link is broken. Could someone please point me in the direction of where it's been moved to?

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