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Android Game Postmortem – ArkDroid Development

Hello guys, As you might have noticed, we have recently delved into the world of mobile game programming. This was done after creating JCG Studios, an independent mobile game studio based on Athens, Greece. JCG here stands for Jus ...
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Android Game Development – Design In-game Entities – The State Pattern

In this part I will try to explain how to design easily extensible and maintainable game elements that control their own internal state and behaviours. An internal state is best described as being the soul and mind of the entity. ...
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Android Game Development – OpenGL Texture Mapping

In the previous two articles (article 1 and article 2) I have tried to introduce OpenGL ES on android. Now let’s take it further and build on them. In this article we will create a billboard (which is a square) and we will apply ...
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Android Game Development – Displaying Graphical Elements (Primitives) with OpenGL ES

This is part 2 of the android OpenGL ES series. In the previous article we looked at how to set up the android project to use the provided OpenGL view with our renderer. You can use the project from that article as a template for ...
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Android Game Development – Switching from Canvas to OpenGL ES

It is about time we delve into the graphical capabilities of the Android platform. Android supports the OpenGL ES API. Needless to say that offloading graphics handling to a dedicated GPU is way more optimal than doing it in the C ...
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Android Game Development – Using Bitmap Fonts

Android is an OS running on many types of devices with different screen sizes. Because of that it is pretty difficult to address font related issues regarding both size and appearance on these platforms. To use a consistent font f ...
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Android Game Development – Design In-game Entities – The Strategy Pattern

In this part I will try to explain what I understand on good game design elements. I will use droids in the examples and I will script a basic fight simulator to see how they behave. The problem: I command a single robot and I wan ...
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Android Game Development – Particle Explosion

Ever wondered how explosions are created? Let’s take a little detour and try to implement a basic particle explosion. An explosion is nothing more than a bunch of particles (be them pixels, small shapes or images) scattered acro ...
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Android Game Development – Sprite Animation

If you followed the series so far we are pretty knowledgable in handling touches, displaying images and moving them around. But a moving image it’s a pretty dull sight as it looks really fake and amateurish. To give the characte ...
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Android Game Development – Measuring FPS

In the previous entry we have created a game loop that runs at a constant speed and constant (more or less) FPS. How can we measure it? Check the new MainThread.java class.           package net.obviam.dro ...
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