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Build a Stage3D Shoot-'Em-Up: Terrain, Enemy AI, and Level Data - Tuts+ Premium

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In this tutorial series (part free, part Premium) we’re creating a high-performance 2D shoot-em-up using Flash's new hardware-accelerated Stage3D rendering engine. In this Premium part, we’re adding new enemy movement modes, enemies that shoot back, and hand-crafted levels that include background terrain.


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Let's take a look at the result we will be working towards:

Note that the enemies have several different movement patterns and shoot back now, and that they're no longer positioned randomly. In fact, the enemies and terrain objects are all positioned using OGMO editor (though you could easily use another format):


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If you're not yet a Premium member, you can still read the first few steps for free. Plus, the first three parts of this series are free, in case you haven't read them yet.


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