List of free Cocos2d-x tutorials

The list covers tutorials about cocos2d-x: Sprites, animations, pivot points, and sprite sheets. It also covers game physics and light effects using shaders

How to use physics with cocos2d-x

2017-04-20 Andreas Löw

In this tutorial you are going to learn:

  • How physics enabled games work in cocos2d-x
  • How to create physics collision shapes for cocos2d-x
  • How to load the shapes in your game
  • How to set up a simple scene with dropping objects
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Cocos2d/Cocos2d-x plist file format

2016-01-29 Andreas Löw

Description of the plist file format used for sprites sheets in cocos2d and cocos2d-x

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Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in cocos2d-x V3

2015-12-15 Andreas Löw

In this tutorial you are going to learn:

  • Why you should use sprite sheets
  • Designing and running your game on different devices and screen sizes
  • Creating optimized sprite sheets
  • Creating animations
  • Playing character animations
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Performance optimization for cocos2d-x using polygon sprite meshes

2015-10-01 Andreas Löw

Learn how to increase the performance of your cocos2d-x game.

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cocos2d-x dynamic light tutorial

What you are going to learn:
  • Create your normal maps + sprite sheets using SpriteIlluminator and TexturePacker.
  • Load animation frames from a sprite sheet
  • Load a normal map sprite sheet and add a light effect to your animation
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