Game coding for beginnersJohn Horton2016-09-26T18:13:51+00:00
Latest tutorial: Coding a scrolling parallax background
In this tutorial, we will see the tricks and the code required to achieve a parallax scrolling background effect. The parallax effect is when different layers of backgrounds are moved at different speeds to achieve the effect of motion and depth. By moving the front layer(s) faster than the back the distance/depth effect is achieved. Video games didn’t invent this technique and the first modern use of the parallax effect dates back to early cinema. The famous Disney production Snow White used this effect as well as another trick where layers of backgrounds are moved in opposite directions to achieve […]
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