Developers: Stefan Szakal, Catalin Saveanu, and Ovidiu Bejan
This simple, fun, and entertaining game for the iPad was built using Flash Builder 4.5 and Flash Professional CS5.5. It uses partial blitting as the rendering technique. The TouchEvent class was extremely easy to implement; the game also uses the iPad accelerometer to control the character.
Developer: Charlie Schultze, Woven Interactive
Comb Over Charlie runs on different devices, including iOS and BlackBerry Tablet OS, at a consistent 40 fps. This game was rapidly built with components using a seamless, flexible development workflow including Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium.
Conqu is a task management tool that targets multiple platforms (desktop, tablets, and phones), screen sizes, and resolutions, using the Presentation Model pattern to encapsulate the reusable view logic in one place and a set of different MXML views for each device.
Developer: James Li
Ranked as the #1 free iPad game on the Apple App Store in China in May 2011, Dr Stanley's House 2 uses the SceneManager class to instantiate scenes and the GameStatus class to track the player's progress.
Developer: Ross Przybylski, D20Studios
This award-winning indie game leverages AIR and Smart Fox Server to support cross-platform, multiplayer gameplay. Optimal performance is achieved using bitmap armatures and GPU rendering, while animations and multiscreen awareness are powered by an easy-to-use AS3 library called AURA.
Developer: Amanita Design
This award-winning online adventure game challenges players worldwide to use logic and puzzle-solving abilities to wind their way through a post-apocalyptic scrap yard in search of the city of Machinarium. This web-based game was converted into an iPad app in only two months (other platforms to follow soon).
Developer: Terry Paton
Guide the marble to freedom through the ancient maze, collecting points along the way. Lighting up the floor tiles will boost your points, some tiles will push and pull you, while some will take you up or down a floor.
Developer: St. Petersburg Times
The PolitiFact app taps into the existing framework of the PolitiFact website, which rates the accuracy of statements by politicians. Out-of-the-box charting components in Flash Builder enabled rapid iteration and testing on different devices. The prototype was built in two days; the entire development took only three weeks.
Developer: La Haute Société
This app teaches you about the new Rossignol all-mountain ski line. Discover the Autoturn rocker which combines traditional camber and rocker tip and tail to make skiing more fun, easy, and secure than conventional skis.
Developer: Uncle Handsalt
Winner of the Best Lifestyle & Community App in the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony, Sylvester's Band makes heavy use of the Box2DFlash physics library to create its interactive world, as well as a custom-built system for tracking touchpoint data anywhere in the code, and global ratio variables to scale intelligently to all resolutions and screens.
Developer: Jared Kroff, RED Interactive Agency
Winner of the Grand Prize in the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony, Tweet Hunt is a classic shooting gallery game powered by Twitter. Each bird you shoot represents a real tweet.