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QuickStart a Vue.js RPG Game in 3 Steps

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Carson Gibbons

September 06, 2018

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Cosmic makes it easy to manage content for your Vue.js applications. In this blog we'll quickstart a Vue.js RPG Adventure Game using the Cosmic CLI. Our game, "Enter The Cosmos", is a turn-based, RPG style game built using Vue.js, Node.js and Cosmic. The game follows you as you fight off a fleet of space pirates to avenge your family. Install, deploy and edit every part of this video game app from your Cosmic Bucket Dashboard. 🔥 


TL;DR:

Vue.js RPG Game Page
Vue.js RPG Game Demo
Vue.js RPG Game Codebase
How to Create an RPG Adventure Game using Vue.js and Cosmic



Cosmic is an API-first content management platform that makes it easy to add content to any existing or new application. Cosmic enables content managers and developers to work better together. By providing an intuitive Admin Dashboard, powerful APIs, and flexible user roles, applications are built faster, more light-weight, and your whole team saves time in the process. 


QuickStart a Vue.js RPG Game in 3 Steps 

Cosmic is an example of a robust headless CMS and API that's promoting collaboration on cross-functional teams to build apps faster. Get started building Cosmic-powered apps in seconds 🚀 We have Node.js, React, Vue, Gatsby and Serverless Starters to help you get your project started quickly. There are over 70 app examples available in the Cosmic Apps Marketplace to speed up your project as well. Today we'll be using the Cosmic CLI to quickstart a Vue.js RPG Adventure Game.


Step 1: Create an Account

Sign up for Cosmic + Install the Cosmic CLI + Create a New Bucket


Step 2 🛠️ Installation

Install via the Cosmic CLI:


I set up an example Bucket for this blog:


Run cosmic -h for a list of all commands. Run cosmic [command] -h for details on options for a specific command. You're now up and running with a Vue.js RPG Adventure Game that can be managed entirely from your Cosmic Bucket Dashboard and Command Line Terminal tool of choice. 


Step 3: Content Management 

Manage content for your RPG game in three separate object types: Pages, Screen Assets and Sprites. Refer to the original tutorial to see how the game's content models are chosen and implemented. 


Conclusion

I was able to easily install a Vue.js RPG Adventure Game using a headless CMS API that I can now use to manage dynamic content changes. When ditching the installed content management system and going API-first isn't quick enough, check out the Starter Apps from Cosmic  to get a project up and running in seconds. 🔥

If you have any comments or questions about building Vue.js apps with Cosmic, reach out to us on Twitter and join the conversation on Slack.

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