Flash Papervision3D Quake MD2 Model Viewer

I’ve recently been working in Papervision3D with some MD2 avatars. Since the MD2 format was originally designed for Quake II, I figured there were no better models to use than the actual game models. I’ll be releasing the code in a thorough tutorial on how to accomplish this, but in the meantime, you can see […]

RAD Model View Controller Demo

About RAD The Rapid ActionScript Development package lets developers get up and running with a lightweight flexible framework quickly and painlessly. Many developers are already using a model-view-controller framework. The RAD MVC package supplies a very clear set of abstract classes that will help any developer get up and running as fast as possible with […]

RAD Updated

I’ve updated the Rapid ActionScript Development package on Google Code. This update includes greater flexibility for the model-view-controller classes. This makes it even easier for both designers and hard-core programmers to use the framework. Stay tuned for a step-by-step tutorial on how to use the MVC feature of the RAD package. RAD is available as […]

Rapid ActionScript Development Package Released

The RAD package has been born. This is a collection of ActionScript classes that I use often in my work. In the future I plan on posting a number of tutorials with examples of their use. I’ve added the full MVC design pattern and several Papervision3D utility classes. As I go through and clean up […]

3D Flash Card Flip Tutorial

One effect I need to use often in my Flash applications is a very simple card flip. The best way to simulate this effect is to use Papervision3D to make a realistic three dimensional illusion. For this demonstration we’re going to create a playing card that will flip to the other side when the user […]

Quake in Flash!!!

Yup, it’s been done. Using the new C++ to AS3 converter, Scott Peterson has ported Quake to Flash. Unbelievable!!! What’s next? World of Warcraft in Flash? View the second video down at Peter Elst’s Adobe MAX Chicago – Sneak Peaks page.

Desktop Tower Defense

Mind-numbingly addictive. Beware. Desktop Tower Defense is a simple and fun strategy game.

Line Rider

No words can describe Line Rider.


Deceptively simple, deceptively addicting. Jenova Chen’s Flow is the result of his MFA thesis.

Flashforward Finalists

The Flashforward Finalists are here. It’s going to take me a while to get through all the great Flash sites listed as finalists, but what I’ve seen so far has been fantastic. The winners in each category will be announced on March 1st at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center.