Basic walkthrough of Construct by creating a New Project and adding basic game objects. The first thing any game needs is a player object, and some other game objects like platforms. This video shows you how you can set up a new Construct 2 project and insert some basic elements like sprites and give them behaviours.
As you develop your game, you'll want to customise your game with nice looking graphics. This video will show you how you can skin your game objects (player, background, platforms) with your own artwork.
We are making a type of game called an infinite runner, where the character moves by itself continuously. We will show you how you can simulate this by scrolling the game world infinitely throughout the game.
Currently, our player moves by itself... eventually off a cliff. We want to continuously generate new platforms for the player to jump on. This video will show you how you can generate them automatically with random distances between each.
Now the player has something to jump on! However this is starting to get a little too easy, so we want to add something to make it more challenging, like obstacles!
Let's make it even more interesting. How about being to smash through the obstacles by dashing through them?
Time to add a competitive element to the game by adding a scoring system! This video will show you how you can track how well the player and keep count of their score.
Menu and End Screen
You probably also don't want the game to start straight away when the person opens it. Also, if the player dies, you'll want to show some sort of game over screen and give them the option to try again. Let's solve both these problems by adding a menu and end game screen.
Did you know you can host your game on your very own website? Dreamspark lets you create a website and host this game for FREE through Azure. Not only that, but you get access to many other Microsoft software and services for free! This video shows you how you can sign up for your very own Dreamspark account.
Publish Game to the Microsoft Azure
Time to publish your game on Azure using the Dreamspark subscription you just activated! This video will take you through this process step by step. You'll be able to share your game around in no time!
Wanting to customise your game to make it your own? This video will give you a few tips and tricks for doing so, as well as things to consider when building out your game.