So tou want to make flash games? Well, this is a great starting place. If you're completely new to game design, the whole idea can seem overwhelming. You may have a great idea for a game, but building an actual game from it is another whole story setting up for multiple players, 3D motion, and so on. Don't worry we've all felt that way. And we're here, after all, to demystify the process.
We'll proceed one step at a time. Before you jump in and start making games, I'll introduce you to some general game-world concepts and terminology.
In this chapter, to orient you for your trip into game design, we will discuss the most common Flash game genres, their terminology, and Flash's capabilities as a game-development environment.