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Getting Started In Android Game Development 43

Posted by Soulskill
from the android-needs-tetris-too dept.
rbgrn writes "If you're interested in developing a game for the Android platform, there is a lot you need to know. If you have previous experience with game development, moving over to the Android platform won't be all that difficult. You will mostly just need to learn the architecture and API. If you're new to game development, here is a list of must-knows for getting started in Android game development. This is a good starting point for developers seeking to write any type of mobile game."
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Getting Started In Android Game Development

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  • Re:Slashvertisement (Score:3, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 06, 2008 @11:19PM (#25671097)

    More than anything else, this article read (yes, I'm new here) like a generic "Game Programming for n00bs" intro, with occasional references to Android in particular and mobile development in general. There was no real discussion of any specific challenges raised by Android, and no description of actual APIs. Their single "code sample" could have been for any C-like language on any platform.

    It was nice as a brief overview for people who are non-programmers of what goes into programming a game. Not really worthy of Slashdot, though.

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