Let’s face it. 2020 was a rough year! This year, so far, it’s not much better. Let’s change that! Let’s have some fun! Let’s make some games! That’s the objective of this article, to announce the 2021 “Year of Fun”. It’s an idea that Tumult Hype developers can get together and make some games — maybe even make some friends.
Anyone ever call you too controlling? Context matters! In the video game world, it’s really bad if you’re not controlling what’s going on. That’s the point of this week’s free Tumult Hype template. It shows how to add a 4-way controller to your game. It’s quite similar to the phenomenal Jump template, but this one has three distinct differences.
This is one of those things where it’s just easier to show than explain. Are you a human on Earth? Then you probably know about the day / night cycle. So, why don’t our websites know about this? Many websites operate like it’s 12:00 PM — all day, every day. What if your website could know the difference? What if your website could react to the time of the day? That’s the task for this week’s free Tumult Hype template.
A little over five years ago, marks the start of free Hype template Tuesdays. It all started with a Coconut. I didn’t even realize that so much time had transpired. But after noticing that Groundhog Day falls on a Tuesday this year, I started getting nostalgic. I remembered the Groundhog template. Perhaps I should launch a new Hype Template?
What a waste! Flash was awesome software. With music, sound effects, animation, and video, it added life to the Internet. Instead of a dull collection of text and low-res pictures, webpages were filled with action and interactivity. But even though Flash revolutionized the Internet, the software met an ill-fated end. After a decade long decline, Flash is officially dead. What will web designers and developers do now? Is there no replacement for Flash?!