PC Games

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
Medals (Achievements)
2D turn-based strategy game
2D isometric game
2D map editor
2D mission-based shoot 'em up
2D Santa game
SDL 1 tutorials (outdated)

Latest Updates

The Legend of Edgar 1.37
Mon, 1st January 2024

SDL2 Santa game tutorial 🎅
Thu, 23rd November 2023

SDL2 Shooter 3 tutorial
Wed, 15th February 2023

The Legend of Edgar 1.36
Sun, 1st January 2023

SDL2 map editor tutorial [UPDATED]
Sat, 10th September 2022

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Books


The Honour of the Knights (Second Edition) (Battle for the Solar System, #1)

When starfighter pilot Simon Dodds is enrolled in a top secret military project, he and his wingmates begin to suspect that there is a lot more to the theft of a legendary battleship and the Mitikas Empire's civil war than the Helios Confederation is willing to let on. Somewhere out there the Pandoran army is gathering, preparing to bring ruin to all the galaxy...

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Note: These tutorials are for SDL1 and as a result are pretty out of date.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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