About


FlashPunk is a free ActionScript 3 library designed for developing 2D Flash games. It provides you with a fast, clean framework to prototype and develop your games in. This means that most of the dirty work (timestep, animation, input, and collision to name a few) is already coded for you and ready to go, giving you more time and energy to concentrate on the design and testing of your game.

NOTE: FlashPunk is targeted towards games with 2D bitmap graphics, as opposed to vector graphics. This means that instead of using Flash vectors as sprites, you'll be working with embedded PNG, JPEG, or GIF sprites.

Features


  • Framerate-independent and fixed-framerate timestep support.
  • Fast & manageable rectangle, pixel, and grid collision system.
  • Helper classes for animations, tilemaps, text, backdrops, and more.
  • Sound effect support with volume, panning, and fading/crossfading.
  • Powerful motion tweening for linear, curved, and path-based movement.
  • Z-sorted render lists for easy depth management.
  • Simple keyboard and mouse input state checking.
  • Quick & efficent particle effects and emitters.

Working with Flex


This framework is designed for use with the free Flex framework, used for building Flash applications; by combining this with a code editor such as FlashDevelop or Flash Builder, you can import the FlashPunk library and develop games without the need of the official Flash IDE.

Latest Media

No images, videos or audio files have been added to this gallery. Join now to share media with the community.

Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Volund Livestream for 2/4/2015 - 2D MMORPG Development

About Volund with 2 comments by InvisibleMan1 on Feb 4th, 2015

Volund Livestream - 2D MMORPG Game Development

Today's game development livestream is starting at 8:30am PST! The livestream documents our work on Volund, the medieval fantasy 2D MMORPG.

Schedule

I have a few things that still need to be cleaned up from yesterday, but that should not take long. I'll then be adding a version number to the GUI.

After that? I'm unsure... I didn't schedule any other user stories for this particular iteration. The previous couple iterations had a zero velocity, so I was apprehensive about adding too many things.

But if I had to guess, I would say that I will be working on the grabbing system after finishing the version number. The grabbing user story is nearly complete as well, so hopefully it will be completed without too many difficulties.

On a different note though, the first half of this stream will last until 11:00am PST. So since it is starting at 8:30am, the first part should last for about two and a half hours. We may be switching over to Jake's workstation at that point, or going on break until 1:00am PST. It's too early to say for certain, but stay tuned!

The second half of the livestream will last until 5:00pm PST. The contents of it will likely involve adding in a new game mechanic!

Watch the Livestream

Click the play button on the following player to watch the game development livestream!


Games
Lethal League

Lethal League Lethal League

Updated 1 week ago Released Apr 23, 2013 Single & Multiplayer Arcade

Lethal League is a one-on-one competitive game where the goal is to launch a ball into the face of your opponent. Your only weapon is your only weakness...

Volund

Volund Volund

Updated 3 weeks ago TBD MMO Role Playing

Volund will be a top-down medieval fantasy 2D MMORPG. We want the game to be like playing a multiplayer version of classic RPGs such as Lufia, Chrono...

Light Bike

Light Bike Light Bike

Updated 5 months ago Released Oct 22, 2014 Single Player Arcade

Speed through traffic in an endless race to the top of the high scores list. Weave through motorcycles and avoid the explosions from high speed collisions...

Ultra Electronic Ascension

Ultra Electronic Ascension Ultra Electronic Ascension

Updated 8 months ago Released Jul 31, 2014 Single Player Arcade

U.E.A. is about dodging squares. It is also about dodging pentagons and hexagons. But above all, it's about music. Epic music. This game is best played...

Magnaut

Magnaut Magnaut

Updated 11 months ago TBD Single Player Arcade

Pilot your magnetic ship through waves of deadly enemies in this vibrant and explosive space shooter inspired by classic arcade games. Using your ship's...

Post comment Comments
01kadir01
01kadir01 Oct 1 2010, 1:21pm says:

this program s very good to make flash games i vote this

+3 votes     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Flash, Mobile
Company
FlashPunk
Contact
Send Message
Official Page
Flashpunk.net
Licence
MIT
Release Date
TBD
Engine Watch
Track this engine
Share
Embed Buttons

Promote FlashPunk on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the embed code provided (more).

FlashPunk
FlashPunk
Statistics
Rank
215 of 699
Last Update
5 months ago
Watchers
40 members
Games
27
News
36
Features
7