In this tutorial, available exclusively to Tuts+ Premium members, you’ll learn to build a card-matching game, in Flash, that uses Flickr as the source of its images. The first part of this two-part series will get you started, leaving you with a basic game structure that you can improve on later.
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Here’s what you’ll create in this part of the tutorial:
In the second part of the series, you’ll add multiple levels and improve the interface, ending up with this:
What You’ll Learn
Naturally, you’ll learn how to search for and retrieve images from Flickr, so that you can use them in other apps and games. But since this tutorial explains how to build a Pairs game from scratch, you’ll also learn about game logic (such as how to detect a match) and interface tweaks (such as the way the cards “flip” over when clicked).
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