Up until this part of the book we have talked about porting HTML5 games over to Windows 8 in theory, so I thought I would show off how I took an open-source game called Heroine Dusk and got it running on Windows 8 in only a few minutes. Here is how I did it.
What makes this game a perfect candidate is that it offers up simple controls that work great with a mouse or on a touchscreen (Figure 9-3).
Also, the game offers minimal animations but has a uniquely retro-graphic style that is easily identified by anyone who is a fan of this style of game (Figure 9-4).
While the core mechanics of the game are easy to pick up, the game offers a good amount of depth and, ...