Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

In this episode, Scott and Wes talk with Drew Conley about building games with Javascript.

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Show Notes

1:58 - What is Danger Crew?

5:25 - Did you have a background in game dev before this?

8:36 - What were the initial resources you went to to make a game in React?

10:27 - How much of it is Canvas?

13:06 - What other libraries are you using?

14:00 - How did you lay out the environments?

16:35 - How is text rendered?

22:40 - How did you do all of the animation?

26:08 - What performance issues did you run into?

27:31 - How do you handle user states and saves?

29:21 - Is there any server side aspect?

30:42 - What was the process for creating the level editor?

34:38 - How did you publish the game / wrap it as an executable to sell?

38:16 - How do you update it?

39:43 - How difficult was creating the game logic?

41:20 - The dev theme in the game is super prominent, did that make working on it more fun?

Links

Steam

Danger Crew

aseprite

Buy Danger Crew

Drew Conley

Pixels to SVG

GameMaker

Making an editor

Electron

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Drew: Strange Planet Instagram

Wes: MX Master Config Tweet Thread

Scott: Figma

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