Building a realtime multiplayer Space Invaders game in less than a day.

Posted on 9th Jun 2021. Follow @phaser_ and get the Phaser World newsletter.


Srushtika Neelakantam has created a great new tutorial series on "Do you play games?.... Duh! Ever thought of building one yourself?... Hmm..

Games innately seem difficult to build. With lots of moving pieces involved (quite literally), game development seems like it’s restricted to devs who’ve immersed their feet deep into the holy waters of networking, mathematics, graphics, and the like.

However, with the web evolving ever so rapidly and with all the new protocols and libraries that have spanned in recent years, it’s now super simple to get started with building browser-based multiplayer games.

In this article, we'll look at step by step implementation of a realtime multiplayer game of space invaders (ah, the nostalgia!) with Phaser3 and Ably Realtime."

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