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Offline MikeHart

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fantomEngine - A game framework for Monkey-X
« on: June 13, 2017, 09:41:42 AM »
Hi folks,

this is my game framework called fantomEngine. It is using mojo, so you can use it will most of the Monkey-X targets.

To download it, go to its GitHub release page here: https://github.com/MikeHart66/fantomEngine/releases

It ships will numberous examples and a good sized documentation which you can also find here: http://fedocs.fantomgl.com/

Here is a quick feature list:

  • Various objects like images, tile maps, graphic primitives, sounds, collision zones and layers.
  • Automatic processes to create, update and render objects.
  • Callback methods which are called during the handling of an object, layer, timer and transitions.
  • Layer transitions with callback methods.
  • Object transitions for position, rotation, scaling and alpha values with callback methods.
  • Several equation and ease types for object and layer transitions.
  • Object timers with callback methods.
  • Different collision methods with callback methods.
  • Touch input handling with callback methods.
  • Organize your objects in layers.
  • Automatic content scaling via providing a virtual canvas setup.
  • Simple high-score list loading, saving and updating.
  • Simple sound loading which handles the proper file extension depending on the chosen platform.
  • Support for bitmap font text objects which load EzGUI font descriptions.
  • Build-in frames per second calculator.
  • Extensive handling methods for the engine's objects.
  • Simple camera support which you can move around to render parts of your scenery.
  • Support for texture maps (atlas) created by the tool TexturePacker.
  • Support for tile maps created by the tool Tiled.
  • Engine time scaling supporting object updates, timers and transitions.
  • Automatic swipe gesture detection with event method.
  • Path/Waypoint handling. Let your objects follow them.
  • A pathfinding* und user definable grids of nodes. It doesn't have to be a grid of squares!
  • Easy integration of Box2D powered physics including ray casting. Physics definition created by the tool PhysicsEditor are supported too.
  • Localize your game easily with easy support of multiple languages.
  • Support different key maps for different controllers or user definitions.
  • Embedded objects inside a Tiled map will be stored and are accessable.
  • Easy scene/room management.
  • Objects can be composed of several single images.
  • Automatic object pooling.
  • Custom GUI elements


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