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GameSalad Essentials

By : Miguel DeQuadros
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GameSalad Essentials

By: Miguel DeQuadros

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Logo animation

The one unfortunate thing about GameSalad is that it doesn't yet allow videos to be imported. This isn't a problem though; because we can do all sorts of animations within GameSalad and have them look pretty good. To start off, we are going to do a very quick logo animation. I know it's not the most exciting topic, but it does come in handy.

Here is the logo for my company, Wurd Industries:

We could do a simple splash screen that shows this logo, but I don't really think that would fit into the theme of the game that we are creating. What we'd like to do instead is have our hero, Kevin, walk into a cavern or a dungeon, open up a treasure chest and find the logo inside it.

This kind of logo animation will require quite a few different elements and behaviors. Create a New scene in GameSalad, and call it logo, or something to that effect. For now, let me show you the scene he is going to walk into:

Nothing spectacular, but once it's animated, it will look awesome! Let's start animating...