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Orb
Lasagne Monsters
Three Guys Apocalypse
Water Closet
Blob Wars : Attrition
The Legend of Edgar
TBFTSS: The Pandoran War
Three Guys
Blob Wars : Blob and Conquer
Blob Wars : Metal Blob Solid
Project: Starfighter
TANX Squadron

Android Games

DDDDD
Number Blocks
Match 3 Warriors

Tutorials

2D shoot 'em up
2D top-down shooter
2D platform game
Sprite atlas tutorial
Working with TTF fonts
2D adventure game
Widget tutorial
2D shoot 'em up sequel
2D run and gun
Roguelike
SDL 1 tutorials (outdated)

Latest Updates

SDL2 Rogue tutorial
Wed, 29th September 2021

SDL2 Gunner tutorial
Thu, 26th August 2021

SDL2 Shooter 2 tutorial
Tue, 13th July 2021

SDL2 Widget tutorial
Fri, 18th June 2021

SDL2 Adventure tutorial
Tue, 8th June 2021

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The Battle for the Solar System (Complete)

The Pandoran war machine ravaged the galaxy, driving the human race to the brink of destruction. Seven men and women stood in its way. This is their story.

Click here to learn more and read an extract!

SDL1 Game Tutorials

Note: These tutorials are for SDL1 and as a result are pretty out of date. It is strongly recommended that you use the SDL2 tutorials found here.

Overview

The aim of these tutorials is to show budding programmers how they can turn their creative desires into fully fledged games. The tutorials found here will cover a variety of topics and run through basics, intermediate, advanced, and theory based topics. If you have suggestions for other topics, please leave them in the form below.

Basic Series

The basic series of tutorials will start with a simple introduction to SDL and show you some of the most important features of the API, such as opening windows, loading and displaying images, playing sound effects, and handling input. It will conclude by showing you how to put together a simple game.

1.01 - Opening a window
1.02 - Graphics
1.03 - Sound
1.04 - Input and movement
1.05 - Simple shooter part #1
1.06 - Simple shooter part #2
1.07 - Simple shooter part #3
1.08 - Sprites and animation
1.09 - Starfields
1.10 - A basic game
1.11 - Joystick control
1.12 - Customizing controls

Intermediate Series

This series will demonstrate how to create a basic platform game, along with a map editor. It will show how to load data files, perform simple tasks like completing in objective before one can exit the level and introduce some basic enemies.

2.01 - Displaying a tile based map
2.02 - Scrolling a tile based map
2.03 - A tile based map editor
2.04 - Tile based map collision detection
2.05 - Advanced animation

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