Tag: sprite

Living without Storyboards: Make a Working Stopwatch in Sprite Kit

Over the last few posts we’ve made a clock and stopwatch application in Sprite Kit. Last time, we added an animated button display for the stopwatch. This time we get the stopwatch buttons working. Get Our Variables in Order We will use several variables…

The Slippy Flippy Challenge: How to Move a Sprite

Back in February,  I bragged once that I could put together  Flappy Bird in a week. Someone called my bluff, and I was challenged to do so.  I did put together a game like Flappy Bird, and now I’ll show you how I did…

The Slippy Flippy Challenge: How to Program a Basic Sprite in Sprite Kit.

The Slippy Flippy challenge was a success. The app was written in one week, debugged in another, and submitted it to the iTunes store in the third. Now a week of waiting to see what Apple thinks of it. But how did I do…

The Slippy Flippy Penguin Challenge: A Tutorial on Sprite Kit

I stuck my foot in my mouth. I’m now chewing vigorously and that is why you are reading this. For those who never heard of Flappy Bird, it was the game sensation nobody expected. It was a game that was very simple: a little…