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ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, Second Edition by Gary Rosenzweig

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12. Game Worlds: Driving and Racing Games

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Creating a Top-Down Driving Game

Building a Flash Racing Game

In the preceding chapter, you saw how it was possible to create a small world inside an ActionScript game. This type of platform game creates a side view that is usually used for indoor adventures and quests.

Another type of game world can be done with a top-down view. This can fit almost any scenario and theme. There are quite a few top-down games where the player drives a vehicle around a town or other outdoor location.

In this chapter, we look at a top-down driving game and a straightforward racing game. Both types of games have some ...

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