We would like to thank you for the very nice feedbacks on the previous build, it seems that you loved the Braid demo!
It’s already time to provide a new build with some fixes and improvements. We have unify the way that Away3D is added, now it uses a template like Starling with a cool setUpAway3D function which also allows Stage3D Interoperation. It means that you can easily create your Citrus Engine game with Away3D and use Starling for a 2D interface, in-game menu, ect. Continue reading
Yesterday when we pushed the version 3.0.3 we didn’t know that one day after, we’ll push a new build. We’d some time to take a look on DragonBones, the Open Source 2D skeleton animation solution for Flash. Quickly, it appears that it was a must have to support into the Citrus Engine. One hour later, it was already included!
At the same time we have created a new ObjectMaker class exclusively for Starling, to improve performances. Therefore we have updated the parser for the Tiled Map Editor software.
This update has been pushed quickly so every guys going to the Adobe Game Jam in Chicago can test this new features. Also we’re very pleased to announce that Nick, a CE’s contributor, will be present at this game jam! Continue reading
We are happy to offer a new build one week after the previous one. The release rhythm is sustained to provide quickly new features and inform on the direction of the engine. We always detail the changelog as much as possible so you can upgrade without pain.
The showcase page has been updated with two new games : Stack of Defence which is a nice mix of tower defence and physics game and Les aventures d’Aïcha a platformer game using Starling where you control several characters having different skills!
Joseph Labrecque, a well known person in the Flash community, has made a game using the Citrus Engine during the Charity Game Jam which was last week-end. He shares his experience with source code!
This time we didn’t need to make bug fixes (good news concerning the stability of the engine!), we have added some cool improvements (PoolObject managed by the State, ATF, Tiled Map Editor ObjectMaker improved) and announcing the future V3.1.0 which will be multiplayer friendly! Also there is a support page now and we invite you to give it a look. Continue reading
In this tutorial we’ll create a basic User Interface for a game using several methods (flash pro, Starling, Feathers) and learn how to use the LevelManager class. Continue reading
4 day after the V3.0.1 it’s already time to provide a new build thanks to the hard work made by the community! The entity/component system is up to date, allowing interaction between entity/component object and “normal” object. And we fixed a bug using Android.
Hi Citrus engineers!
We would like to thanks people for the nice welcoming made to the Citrus Engine!
We’ve received some pull requests (it’s always an awesome feeling!), bug report/fix and ideas of new features. The community is already growing, thank you very much!
This first revision include mostly fixed bugs, change some platformer objects behaviors, improve performances and prepare a new (huge) feature under the hood. Continue reading
We’re happy to annouce the Citrus Engine version 3 release! You can get it through the new download section. Together with that we are launching a new website.
What’s new in version 3:
This tutorial explains how to create your first game for the web and mobile with Citrus Engine using Stage3D (via Starling framework) and Box2D physics engine.
Final demo: Try | See source