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Building Android Games with Cocos2d-x by Raydelto Hernandez

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Creating customized particle systems

So far, we have tried all the particle systems that are bundled with the Cocos2d-x framework, but during our journey as games developers, there will be many situations where we will have to create our own particle systems.

There are tools which allow us to create particle systems and adjust their properties in a very graphical way. This allows us to create the What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) type of particle system.

The most common application for creating the particle systems, which is actually mentioned several times within the official Cocos2d-x documentation, is called Particle Designer. It is currently available only for the Mac OS, and you need to buy the license in order to export the particle system ...

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