Tiles - it seems to be a frequent question on people's minds. Granted these are 'flash' tutorials - the concepts are easily shown and can be applied elsewhere.
In this article Iíll give you a basic introduction to the Tiled Map Editor and the design process that surrounds it, while outlining the reasons for using it. Iíll also quickly show you how to actually create a map within Tiled.
In my previous article, we looked at Tiled Map Editor as a tool for making levels for your games. In this tutorial, Iíll take you through the next step: parsing and rendering those maps in your engine.