Stencyl Computer Game Online Courses

Using Stencyl to Create a Computer Game Courses online in South Africa


 

Using the unique logic block system of Stencyl thought in this Stencyl Course, you will be able to create a game of any genre, quickly and effectively. Please follow through the lectures sequentially, and always maximize the videos to get the most out of them. For the most effective learning experience, it is essential that you pay close attention to each lecture in order, and then complete the task yourself. If you struggle, watch the video again until you get the full sense of the lesson. Get excited, this is a learning experience you'll never forget. Prepare to start making your own games with Stencyl.

 

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Module 1: First Steps - Getting Setup

Welcome To The World Of Game Creation

Overview

Installing The Required Software - Stencyl

 

Module 2: From Concept to Creation - The Design Process

The Importance Of Planning

The Concept

 

Module 3: Intro to Stencyl - Starting Our Game

Exploring The Stencyl Environment

User Input & Character Movement

Understanding Attributes (AKA Variables), & Creating the Enemy Actor

Character Rotation: Looking At The Mouse

Making Him Shoot (This is fun)

 

Module 4: Important Concepts Explained

Events Explained

The Most Important Blocks

Basic Loops

How Stencyl Handles Audio

Creating Conditional Logic - If Statements

The Behaviour Library

 

Module 5: Creating Your Own Game Art

Downloading the Free Trial of Photoshop CS6

Introducing Photoshop CS6

Creating The Crosshair

 

Module 6: Developing Core Functionality

Basic AI

Camera Follow

Boundaries

Adding The Crosshair

Collision Groups - Setting Them Up

Updating Sprites - A Nicer Projectile

Create Explosion On Die

Handling Avatar States - Switching Animations

Cannot Be Pushed

Advanced AI

AI Bug Fix 1

 

Module 7: Finishing The Game

Enemy Shoot

Die After X Seconds

Bug Fix 2

Adding The Helicopter

Creating Health Bars

Destructible Environment 1

Destructible Environment 2

Refactoring The Code

Game Rules

Game Rules 2

 

Module 8: Conclusion

Congratulations! Now, What Next?