This library is incomplete and a work in-progress.
A lightweight 2D game utility library built for usability.
It is inspired by the following projects:
Shortbow is a collection of libraries to facilitate the creation of your next awesome 2D web-based game, written in Dart, a modern object-oriented programming language. Some of the elements of this library are more specific to writing a simple game engine, and others are more related to game mechanics or common patterns needed.
Common useful methods when using this library (and used by this library).
Drawing libraries and classes that abstract away platform-specific APIs.
Math functions and value-type primitives useful in games.
Different mechanics-related APIs, such as dice, decks of cards, and more.
common.dartwith hash functions and
Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:
dependencies: shortbow: ^0.2.0
You can install packages from the command line:
$ pub get
$ flutter packages get
Alternatively, your editor might support
pub get or
flutter packages get.
Check the docs for your editor to learn more.
Now in your Dart code, you can use:
import 'package:shortbow/common.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/math.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/mechanics.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/painting.dart';
|0.2.0||Sep 4, 2018|
|0.1.0||Aug 31, 2018|
|0.0.1||Jul 7, 2018|
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