Category Archives : HTML5 game development

Topics that relate to creating games using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3


Running Booty5 games with node-webkit

What is node-webkit? node-webkit (also known as NW.js) is an app runtime based on chromium and node.js that enables you to create desktop apps written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and deploy as a native app. For game developers, that means you can deploy your HTML5 games to desktop quite easily. You can download node-webkit […]

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Booty5 HTML5 Game Maker 1.9.2b out now – Web Audio API Support Added

Support for the Web Audio API has been added offering better control over audio playback. Using it is s simple case of ticking support for it in the projects properties (on by default). Full list of changes include: Game Editor v1.9.2b: Added new use web audio export option to project settings Added new auto play […]

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Booty5 HTML5 Game Maker 1.9.1b Available – Text preview and collision flags

Booty5 the HTML5 Game Maker v1.9.1b is now available for free download. Editor Changes: Scale and angle are now affected in multiple actor selections Editor export properties now supports smoothing property that will enable / disable anti-aliasing during rendering Added support for rounding pixels to actors, if disabled then pixel coordinates will be rounded to […]

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Booty5 v1.8.9b now available – Code restructure and Actions Lists 1

Booty5 1.8.9b represents a big shift towards making the Booty5 JavaScript engine more modern, a number of major changes have taken place to the engine including: Code restructured All classes moved into the b5 namespace TheApp class renamed to App window.app replaced with b5.app Added new property to App called canvas_fill_window which when set to […]

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Booty5 1.8.8b out now – Important Object Origin Fixes 3

Please ensure that you are using this version of Booty5 as it has a very important fix to actor object origins. Complete list of changes include: References to Icon have been replaced with the more meaningful Sprite reference Animation timeline now takes Start Delay into account Animations in timeline that repeat will now repeat over […]

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Booty5 1.8.7b out now – Flash style animation brought to HTML5 developers 1

It’s been a busy few weeks, but finally after much determination the Booty5 game maker now supports a full on Flash style animation editor that enables you to animate not only game objects but also scenes and custom properties. Lets take a quick look at how the new editor layout looks, its had a few […]

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Booty5 1.8.6b out now – audio fallback, templates, merged caches

With plenty of free time over the holidays the hammers and chisels have been working hard to bring you Booty5 1.8.6b. We have a fair number of changes to both engine and editor as well as two new demos as well as most of the other demos updated, including Leapo. Engine Changes: Added new property […]

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Booty5 v1.8.5b out now – Cached rendering and Marmalade SDK Audio Support

Well the proof is in the eating and not the making. I’ve spent some time putting together a small game using Booty5 called Leapo that I will eventually distribute as an example of how to use Booty5. Whilst developing this game I have come across various issues or missing features, hence this update. Booty5 game […]

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Booty5 HTML5 shapes example

Booty5 1.8.3b out now – Keyboard, gradients and SVG

Been very busy since the last update extending the features of Booty5 to bring more HTML5 specific features into the editor. The editor changes for this release include: Added mouse wheel joint type to list of joint types Added new property called ExportName to Scene, this changes the name of the scene, but not its […]

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