Accelerate (Behavior): Specifies the speed and direction of acceleration for an actor. Actors will continue to accelerate unless drag is applied or another movement behavior takes precedence.
Accelerometer: Determines the angle and rate of movement of the device; useful for determining when a user rotates or tilts their device.
In Creator 0.11, we refactored the way images were handled internally to prepare for a variety of longer-term improvements in project stability and performance. As a result, some previously supported variants of the PNG file format are no longer supported. Here are some suggested steps for resolving common PNG issues in newer versions […]
While GameSalad support a large variety of file types, we recommend the following for optimal compatibility and performance: For audio files, we recommend Ogg Vorbis. For image files, 24-bit uncompressed PNG’s are best. We strongly recommend that you *not* run your images through compression utilities before importing. If you are having […]
Don’t delete attributes that are being used. Starting in GameSalad 0.11, you will get the warning message when you try to delete an actor attribute in use, just as you currently would if you try to delete a game attribute that is in use. If you ignore this warning, you […]
During publishing, set the Minimum Android SDK to Version 11 or higher.
PHOTOS/MEDIA/FILES – android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE This is required to write temporary data and save games to any memory phone storage device, whether USB or internal SD card. This requirement changed slightly in Android kit kat 4.4, but we still need it to support older versions. DEVICE ID & CALL INFORMATION – android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE We use […]
Unfortunately, it is Apple’s official position that you need a Mac to publish apps to the iOS platform, and GameSalad complies with those licensing requirements. You will need both a Macintosh computer and an Apple Developer license to publish to the iOS App Store. If you do not wish to […]
Yes! If you are a student or educator looking for a discount on a single seat of GameSalad, we currently offer 50% off a GameSalad Pro annual subscription. Click here to get started! If you are an educator interested in multi-seat licensing for your classroom, we offer extremely affordable […]
Yes! The Official GameSalad Guide to Game Development by Jeannie Novak is our textbook offering. Published by Cengage, you can request textbooks on your customized GameSalad quote, purchase via online retailers, or directly from the publisher. Are you an educator looking to request a sample copy? You’ll need an account with Cengage; follow […]