Creating Kid's Games with Construct 2

A beginner's course to Construct 2 where you'll create interactive kid's games for web browsers and mobile devices.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Have you ever had an idea for a kid's game, but didn't know how to get started making it? Would you like to make web and mobile games, but don't want to learn a programming language? Well, you've come to the right place!

In this video course you'll learn how to:

  • Create 3 games for kids without writing code
  • Use Construct 2 software (FREE!)
  • Publish your game to be played on computers and mobile devices
  • Go from complete beginner to game developer

Here's what you'll get:

  • Over 2 hours of video tutorials
  • All source files of the games
  • Artwork, sound effects and music needed to create 3 games

What are the requirements?

  • Computer running Windows XP or newer or Macintosh running Windows simulator
  • Construct 2 - Free version or Paid version
  • Desire to make games without code!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create interactive kids games without code.
  • Use Construct 2 software.
  • Understand how games are created.

What is the target audience?

  • This Construct 2 course is for beginners who want to make kid's games that will work in web browsers on computers and touchscreen devices such as smartphones and tablets without writing code.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction & Set Up
00:41

An introduction of the game that you'll be building in this course.

02:54

Download the free version of Construct 2: http://www.scirra.com

Mac users can try the free trial of VMWare Fusion at: http://www.vmware.com/products/fusion/

15:37

Setting up the project properties.

Section 2: Building the First Game
09:10

Creating the title screen and buttons.

10:23

Setting up the shapes game interface.

15:13

Creating drag and drop functionality for the shapes game.

10:47

Adding the finishing touches to your first game.

03:36

Adding a soundtrack to the game.

Section 3: Letters Game
08:33

Building the second game of dragging objects that begin with specific letters into a box.

11:50

Finalizing the drag and drop letters game.

Section 4: Numbers Game
13:12

Setting up the interface of the third game where the player chooses a correct answer.

13:17

Creating the first part of the numbers game where the player selects the correct answer of how many apples are shown.

07:54

Creating the second part of the numbers game where the player selects the correct answer of how many pears are shown.

07:59

Creating the third part of the numbers game where the player selects the correct answer of how many oranges are shown.

Section 5: Finishing Touches & Publishing
13:53

Creating a button effect that enlarges buttons when touched. One method is for Construct 2 free version users, another method is for paid version users, which demonstrates families.

05:37

How to publish your game for HTML5 web browsers. For mobile device application exporting, you'll need to purchase a Construct 2 license and follow their documentation.

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Instructor Biography

Greg Pugh, Multimedia Developer

I've been teaching software and have been in the e-learning business for over 10 years. I've written tutorials and books about learning various programming languages and software.

I have developed numerous mobile applications on iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire TV, and Nook Tablet platforms both for myself and for corporations.

When I'm not creating e-learning multimedia, I also write/illustrate children's books and design user interfaces for learning management systems.

I love teaching beginners and intermediate software users alike.

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