So, you would like to become a game designer? Well, this Construct 2 tutorial is all about how to make your own game! Right now you're looking at an ultimate game development course. After you finish this tutorial, you'll have almost 60 fully polished games built from the ground up.
This course will teach you how to make a game entirely from scratch. From creating the artwork to building the mechanics, you will be fully immersed in the game design. After completing this tutorial, you will have a rock-solid intermediate-level foundation on how to make a video game using Construct 2. This course also translates to an impressive portfolio for anyone who's aspiring to find a job in the game design industry.
This tutorial was created for complete beginners who want to understand game development but feel uncomfortable with game programming. With the help of this Construct 2 tutorial, you'll learn how to make a game without coding! Without a doubt, programming is a crucial part of game development. And yet, not everyone has to be a programmer to work in this field. You can become a game designer, artist, producer, story copywriter, product manager and so on. However, even if you're not writing the code, it's essential to understand how game mechanics work.
This game development course is all about learning how to make a video game by doing. By actually performing tasks you remember and understand the vital information much better. That's how you gain practical skills which are far more important than theoretical knowledge when developing a product. A highly experienced tutor John Bura we'll guide you through this learning process. He has released over 40 games & apps of his own. John has also been teaching since 2002. So, rest assured, you're in good hands!
During this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Construct 2 game creator and create your own game. It allows you to design projects without any game programming knowledge. It's easy to use and has a lot of great features. The Next Penelope, Our Darker Purpose, and Super Ubie Land were all created using Construct 2. In this tutorial, you'll start with more simplistic games to understand basic game mechanics. Later on, you'll be able to move on to more intricate games of your own.
Construct 2 lets you create games much faster compared to other engines that require coding knowledge. It has a layout editor that allows you to quickly resize, drag and rotate objects as well as apply visual effects and change their settings. These properties make it easier to create your game prototype in hours instead of days or months of work.
Using Construct 2, you can preview your game at any moment. You don't need to waste any time waiting for the game to get compiled. Construct 2 allows you to test the game freely as you're building it. This feature makes it much easier to notice and fix problems!
Another nifty property of Construct 2 is that it offers multiplatform export. You can make a game for the web and a mobile device. Also, you can develop desktop games for PC, MAC, and Linux. The cross-platform development allows you to reach a much wider audience!
The second program you'll be using during this course is Adobe Photoshop. Almost any game artist will tell you that learning Photoshop is a must if you want to be successful in this industry. In game development, Photoshop is usually used for 2D art creation. It might be tricky to understand how Photoshop works alone. However, with some help, you'll master them in no time!
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to kickstart your game designer career by enrolling in this course. Start creating games now!
John Bura is a popular education instructor with more than 15 years of experience. Started programming games from 1997, now he has over 20 years of experience in this field. Also, he is a founder of Mammoth Interactive – a game development studio that produces XBOX 360, iPad, iPhone, Android, HTML 5, ad-games and more. In total, Mammoth Interactive has helped over 30,000 people to learn new skills. Till now, John Bura has contributed to 40 commercial games ranking at the top 10 in the App store. He is also providing consulting services on game and level design, project management, and programming.
John holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Calgary. He loves to workout, enjoys cycling and playing ultimate Frisbee.