Want to create a 2D game, using your HTML5 skills, familiar libraries, and the power of the cloud? Or add to what you learned in Developing 2D Games with HTML5? Making a "code once, deploy everywhere" multi-player 2D game with HTML5 is possible (and fun)! Join popular experts Mickey MacDonald and Bryan Griffiths, as they continue their quest to do just that.
Explore helpful new tools and services, including Apache Cordova Tools for Visual Studio, Microsoft Azure Cloud Services, and Node.js. Round out the gameplay experience by adding new features and functionality, and see a proof of concept that shows how to turn the example into an online multiplayer RPG. Layer magic and sound, walk through good game design, update your battle system, and much more.