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Game Development with React and PHP: How Compatible Are They?

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"I'd like to make a multiplayer, economy-based game. Something like Stardew Valley, but with none of the befriending aspects and a player-based economy." I started thinking about this the moment I decided to try and build a game using PHP and React. Th...

How’d They Do It? PHPSnake: Detecting Keypresses

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At a recent conference in Bulgaria, there was a hackathon for which Andrew Carter created a PHP console version of the popular "snake" game. I thought it was a really interesting concept, and since Andrew has a history of using PHP for weird things, I...

Sourcehunt March 2016: PHP in Rust, Pathfinding, Eve Online

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Time to promote some open source projects again! [author_more] blackscorp/astar [2 ★] A package by our very own Vitalij, astar is a PHP implementation of the A* pathfinding algorithm. Continue reading %Sourcehunt March 2016: PHP in Rust, Pathfindin...

Creating a WebGL Game with Unity 5 and JavaScript

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This article was peer reviewed by Nilson Jacques Collins, Marc Towler and Matt Burnett. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! Unity is a cross-platform game engine used to develop video games for...