Gaming in the Cloud (5) - Sprites and Behaviors

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In this video, you will learn how to add sprites to your game to represent characters, enemies, platforms, etc.  Sprites will be one of the core ways to add characters to your game! You will also get exposed to behaviors, sets of characteristics that can be added to any sprite.  A great example is the platform behavior which gives your player the ability to walk left and right, jump, and land on solid platforms!

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***Course Resources -  http://bitly.com/gaminginthecloud ***

Have you ever thought about creating your own mobile game, but didn't know where to get started? Do you think that only experienced developers have the ability to do so? Fear not, with Construct 2, a free game making tool, you can create mobile games without writing ANY CODE! You will learn the skills to create a game which can take many different forms. You can do a shooting game, an infinite runner, an infinite jumper, etc., store high scores, have menus and navigation screens, support touch, etc.

By the end of this series, you will have created a completed 2D Mobile Game that is hosted as a website for you to share with all of your friends and family. Additionally, you will create a Wordpress site to promote your game. All in all, you will gain experience with 2D Game Making, the cloud by way of Windows Azure, and tips for promoting yourself and your game.

***Course Resources -  http://bitly.com/gaminginthecloud ***

 

Module 1

  • Structure and Resources
  • Intro and Download
  • First Project and Exploring the IDE

Module 2

  • Sprites and Behaviors
  • Tilemaps And Layers
  • Adding Objects

Module 3

  • Event Sheet Intro
  • Variables and Groups

Module 4

  • Heads Up Display Part 1
  • Heads Up Display part 2
  • Player Animation
  • Navigation and Functions

Module 5

  • Signing up for Dreamspark and Azure
  • Creating a Wordpress site in Azure
  • Creating site to host your game in Azure

Module 6

  • Adding extras to your game
 

 

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Android, Windows, iOS

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