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ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, Second Edition by Gary Rosenzweig

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8. Casual Games: Match Three and Collapsing Blocks

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Match Three

Collapsing Blocks

In the beginning, video games were simple and fun. Little action puzzle games such as Tetris were the most popular. Then, 3D graphics pushed the edge of gaming into the virtual worlds of first-person shooters and online role-playing games.

However, puzzle games regained popularity in the early part of the last decade as online free and downloadable games. These are usually called casual games.

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