Slick2D is a simple set of tools wrapped around the LWJGL OpenGL binding for Java. It's aims are as follows:

* Provide a simple 2D API
* Make transition from Java2D to OpenGL easier
* Enable distribution via WebStart without the complexity
* Provide the tools required for most simple games out of the box
* Extensible framework for flexibility
* Mix and Match - you use what you want, nothing is enforced.
* Help with rendering, sound, input, collision and anything else we can think of.

Here are some things we're explicitly not doing and why:

* Abstracting the rendering method (i.e. Java2D or OpenGL). With the advent of LWJGL Applets, it's a waste of time and just makes things more complicated.
* Take over your development - where would the fun be if the library just forced you to do everything it's way?
* Fix everything - there will always be challenges in games development.
* Move to 3D eventually.

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About Robbin' Goblin with 0 comments by Sora_ on Nov 1st, 2014

Development Vlog #12:


We added a couple of new menus, and now you can build structures, recruit units, learn skills and make new equipments as well.

By constructing a Marketplace you can also trade your resources.

Marketplace

Marketplace

I thought that in this stage of the game adding the game's protagonist was highly needed, so after the last video I decided to draw it. Sohof has a walking and attacking animation, but later I am planning to add a couple more attacking animations, probably even some with other weapons as well.

Sohof Animated

Sohof animated

Sohof's Aepedia entry has been reworked as well.

Aepedia: Sohof, King of Aedion

Aepedia: Sohof

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Macey^-^
Macey^-^ Oct 17 2013, 3:38pm says:

I loved this as a beginning library for developing in Java. It makes quick and simple development easy. And its built in compatibility with Tiled makes it so much easier to build that tiled map Platformer!

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CostarGamerZ
CostarGamerZ May 10 2012, 11:47am says:

Hmmm looks interestring

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