Build Your First Mobile Game Today – No Coding Required.
At some point, many of us have had an idea for a cool game. The technical expertise needed to build a game has often discouraged most. Level Zero is a tutorial e-book that solves this problem. It explains step by step how to use Scirra’s Construct 2 to set up backgrounds, sounds and characters, implement game mechanics and other nuts and bolts to building your first game. As the title says – without any coding.
For those who aren’t familiar, Scirra created Construct 2 with the non-programmer (or beginning programmer) in mind. Construct 2 uses a visual editor that allows you to create 2D games quickly by dragging and dropping components. It’s easy to pick up and intuitive to use.
Level 0 is based on the principle of learnings while doing. The reader can follow step-by-step instructions to build 5 simple mobile games. Along the way they’ll learn functions that they can implement to customize the games they’ve already built or build an entirely different games from scratch. The authors encourage the developers to publish their game to app stores to get valuable customer feedback and provide instructions on how to set up a developer account and publish one’s game.
So if you’ve been pondering a great game idea and haven’t gotten around to it because you lack the coding skills, now’s the time to get started. Construct 2 gives you an easy to pick up tool and Ankur Prasad’s and Allen Wu’s Level 0 tutorial will going quick and easy. The e-book is available for purchase on Amazon.com for $9.99. However, for a short while, you can download it for free on Scirra.com’s website.