I don't believe someone who've been using computers and internet for somedays saying that he/she has never seen a flash movie..or technically a swf. Flash movies are such cute and simple files . whatever it contains , like game, animation, music video... it's always enjoyable. At earlier times I've never thought I could make a similar one.
Chapter 2 - Flash MX
It was one pretty day in my +2 college days I got the Flash MX software from my pal Sarath. He gave it to me thinking i could make pretty animations out of it. But as i tried using the software...Oh! man..it waqs such a complicated mess over there!! I couldn't do anything with it even though i tried a lot understanding it by using various tools and reading the inbuilt tutorials. As it was my wish to do some thing with it... i could find someway to do it, anyway. As I read through the tutorials
I was able to know things better, but little by little. And I tried and tried and tried and then a stage came that I could do something with it. I was able to guess how other flashes were made and I made simple ones myself too.
Chapter 3 - ABS
When I was browsing over the internet looking flash movies and all..I came across the ABS.
For those who don't know ABS - It is the short for AlbinoBlackSheep, a cool community for flash movies games and all.
But it was after many days that I thought of posting some flash to the ABS forums. I signed up and posted two of my flash movies to it.
Screenshot from Simple Game
Oh! my... one of those was just selected and was hosted on the frontpage of ABS. It was a prank file called the Simple Game.
Then the ABS members told me to make some real game out of it.. and Oh! I am on the work!