Practical Guide to Matter Physics Collision Filtering in Phaser 3
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Are you using collision filters in Matter Physics to better control what should or shouldn't collide with each other? If you are having a hard time understanding groups, categories, and masks or got the collisions to work by trial and error then this article is for you!

Point & Click Movement with Pathfinding using Tilemaps in Phaser 3
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Are you are making an action-RPG, RTS, dungeon crawler, or similar type of game using tilemaps in Phaser 3 and want characters to move to where the mouse was clicked? We'll show you how in this article!

Moving Platforms with Matter Physics in Phaser 3
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Are you working on a side-scrolling platformer in Phaser 3 using Matter Physics and having trouble with moving platforms? Matter has some quirks that can make this a frustrating task. That's where this article comes in!

Scene Transition with Fade Out in Phaser 3
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Are you looking for a quick way to improve Scene transitions? A hard cut from one Scene to another is appropriate at times but a fade-out then fade-in feels more polished. In this article, we will show you how to do that for Scenes transitions.

Typewriter Effect for Text and BitmapText in Phaser 3
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Are you making a story-driven game like an RPG or interactive novel? Having text show up one character at a time is common in those types of games. In this article, we will show you how to create a typewriter effect for Text and BitmapText GameObjects!

Firebase Leaderboard with Rex Plugins in Phaser 3
by on 9 minute read

Are you looking to add more replayability to your game? Leaderboards are a long-standing feature of single-player games that give players a reason to play multiple times. In this article, we will look at using Firebase and Rex Plugins to implement a leaderboard!

Create an Animated Health Bar in Phaser 3
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Using simple numbers to show health is great for prototypes. It is quick to create when you are testing gameplay. But you'll want an animated health bar for more polish. We'll look at creating one in this article!

Add Pizazz with Parallax Scrolling in Phaser 3
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Are you looking to create a sense of depth or add a more immersive and believable experience to a 2D game? You may have heard of parallax scrolling. In this article, we go over implementing the technique!

How to Make a Particle Trail Effect in Phaser 3
by on 7 minute read

Does your game feel too static or not reactive enough? Do coins just disappear when the player collects them? A greater feeling of liveliness would be beneficial and particles are a great way to add it! In this article, we will look at using a particle trail.

State Pattern for Changing AI and Player Control in Phaser 3
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Are you wondering about code structure and best practices? You've probably come across design patterns but which design patterns and for what use cases? In this article, we will look at applying the State Pattern to allow switching AI or player control for paddles in a Pong game.

A Noob's Guide to Loading Tiled Tilemaps in Phaser 3
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Are you trying to use tilemaps created with Tiled in your Phaser 3 game? If other tutorials haven't quite worked for you then this guide for noobs might be what you are looking for!

How to Let Players Choose a Character in Phaser 3
by on 6 minute read

Are you making a game that allows the player to choose their character? Something like an adventure or role-playing game with different character classes? We'll show you how to load character atlases dynamically from player selection in this article.