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HTML5 Game Development Hotshot

By : Seng Hin Mak, Makzan Makzan (Mak Seng Hin)
Book Image

HTML5 Game Development Hotshot

By: Seng Hin Mak, Makzan Makzan (Mak Seng Hin)

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
HTML5 Game Development HOTSHOT
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Hotshot challenges

There is room to improve this game.

Eliminating waiting time by paying

The city-building game involves creating different kinds of buildings on the map to balance the city resources. The creation often takes some time to complete. Players may need to wait for seconds or even hours. Some building games offer the option to eliminate waiting time during construction by letting the player pay a small amount of money. This is one approach to sell the premium feature on a free game.

Upgrading buildings

We can add upgrades to our buildings. For example, we can introduce a solar power supply, which charges more but provides more power. The existing power supply may be upgradable to higher levels. We may even have some premium buildings that are only available to paid players. The premium model may use an in-app purchase mechanism while the game is distributed to app stores.

Providing mini quests

Another approach is to introduce some mini quests and mini games that players can play and...