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Chapter 15. Galactic War: Finishing the Game

The things you have learned in this book all culminate in this last chapter involving Galactic War. The game will be enhanced, polished, and ready for a production environment at the end of this chapter. All that will remain to do is to package up the entire game, resources and all, into a JAR file for distribution on the web (which is covered in the next and final chapter of the book).

Here are the key topics of interest in this chapter:

  • Adding power-ups to the game

  • Implementing a global game state with a start and end screen

  • Polishing the game and preparing it for production

Let’s Talk about Power-Ups

Let’s face it; Galactic War is a difficult game. It’s nearly impossible to clear the asteroids with the ...

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