Best cross-platform strategy for next years to come!

Discussion in 'Game Development (Technical)' started by Jack Norton, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. lennard

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    Thanks. I saw Red Storm II was accepted with micro-transactions although players were appalled that the option to spend money was included. A half million daily players is a compelling reason to do a Newgrounds game but clearly I'm going to have to ponder if it makes sense to make a special version of any game to give away.
     
  2. FiNiPa

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    @princec: What do you mean with Java only being for pc/mac/linux? What about Android? Our final school project (one year of length) will fortunately be to create an Android-App. I'm very happy to finally have a reason to start programming with Java and for the Android plattform ;) Now don't tell me Java wouldn't be an obvious choise..?
     
  3. jcottier

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    Java is not an obvious choice.

    JC
     
  4. FiNiPa

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    Et pourquoie pas? (got some belgian roots ;)) Why wouldn't java be an obvious choice for Android? The SDK is in Java.
     
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    I was talking about the OP initial question "bien evidement" :)

    JC
     
  6. FiNiPa

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    Ah bon, dac ;)
     
  7. princec

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    It rather is, for Android. And it's a great choice for the three desktop download platforms. Just not so great beyond that.

    Cas :)
     
  8. electronicStar

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    I'm finishing an android game with java (processing more precisely) and it's really smooth. Much easier to use than AIR for android for example (and better performances)

    The only problem with java ATM is IOS. And just because steve Jobs is a megalomaniac a**hole.
     
  9. FiNiPa

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    I did a little bit with Processing. It's very cool whilst not very preformant imho. Don't know if it's for games...

    Did you use Processing with with the developing environment or did you integrate with Eclipse?
     
  10. electronicStar

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    I'm using the integrated environment (because I'm a bit of a masochist), but I'll switch to eclipse as soon as my project is finished.
     
  11. FiNiPa

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    Oh yeah, it's all inside one class and easier at first, but Eclipse is great for Syntax and so on. I'm sure yu know better than I do. You have to take care of some quirks though. I rember a nice link hpow to use it with Eclipse, can't recall where though ;)
     

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