In my previous blog posts I’ve introduced all the stuff in the game that you can build in order to destroy your opponents. There’s the platform itself connected by a series of nodes, to which you can attach cannons

Nodes and Upgrades

You’ll notice that at the centre of each bit of platform is a small node which acts as a substation to your core. Your platform can sustain some damage without too much of a problem…

Ionage developer blog - Indie tactical RTS app for Android featuring battling space platforms - broken square

… but if a node …

OpenGL SpriteBatcher V1.1

EDIT 27/09/2013:
SpriteBatcher is a tool for drawing 2D sprites in Android using OpenGL. It is now hosted on its own GitHub page here.


  1. Draw sprites with OpenGL with less than 10 lines of code
  2. Batches sprites together