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  1. Hello forum I am writing a game using phaser v2.4.8 which has several states. The general structure of my game is: Level list - the player can select a level to play on a draggable background Level - each level consists of 5 puzzles (mini games) Puzzle - each puzzle is a state I am fairly new to javascript and phaser (but not to programming or scripting languages). Enough introductions - after watching several phaser tutorials I just couldn't understand why states are defined in the following way: game.state.add('Boot', Game.Boot); ... //in a separate Boot.js file: var Game = {}; Game.Boot = function(game) { this.someVariableName = ...; ... }; Game.Boot.prototype = { preload: function () { this.add.image(...); ... }, create: function() {...}, ... }; Whereas my states are written as so: game.state.add('Boot', BootState); game.state.add('Preload', PreloadState); ... //in a separate js file: var BootState = { preload: function() { game.add.image(...); ... }, create: function() {...}, ... } //in a separate js file: var PreloadState = { preload: function() { game.add.image(...); ... }, create: function() {...}, ... } My questions are: What is the purpose of the 'game' parameter in Game.Boot = function(game) {...} ? Is the game object automatically passed as an argument in game.state.add('Boot', Game.Boot) ? Is there any reason for me to use the first approach instead of the other one? What are the differences? Thank you in advance for your responses Force out