Game Development Reference
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Figure 5-1. A Space Invaders arcade cabinet.
Space Invaders is a shoot 'em up game. You control a spaceship that shoots at
its enemies with a cannon. The enemies are aliens that move from left to right in
rows (and from time to time move down by a few pixels). The purpose is to
shoot at all the enemies before they touch down on the Earth and start the
In this chapter, you will practice the basics of GameSalad by creating another
new project that contains actors, rules, and behaviors. You will also learn about
the management of images and how to use images with actors. This chapter will
also cover the following:
A basic introduction to mathematics to create complex
Visual effects of spaceship movement without moving
The Interpolate behavior to manage the energy bar
The Change Scene behavior to transition scenes
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