Welcome to Buildbox Classic! In this tutorial we will go over all of the fundamentals of developing video games with Buildbox Classic. After watching this video, you should feel comfortable moving on to the Make Your Own Game tutorial series.
In this first lesson, a lot of information will be covered to provide you with a solid foundation to work with. We’ll explain exactly what Buildbox is and how you can use it to build your own game without using a single line of code.
In this course we’ll explain what collision shapes are and how they affect your game’s gameplay. You’ll learn how to use the options available in the collision shape editor to resize, add points, and reset an image.
In this hands-on tutorial, you’ll get to watch and follow along with the instructor as you build the first game level in ‘GLTCH’ together. There’s a bonus time-lapse segment that quickly shows 10 more levels being built. Pay attention and watch closely to learn how to effectively build out levels.
We’ll cover how to import coins for players to collect, how to add a coin tracker to your game’s UI, invincibility power-ups and the use of path logic pieces. You’ll also learn how to add beautiful light effects and particle effects in creative ways to make your game look really professional.
In this lesson we’ll cover how to not only animate the menu sections like the game title or start button, but how to load music into your game and trigger specific sound and animation effects. You’ll learn new ways to integrate sound and music throughout your game.
You’ll learn how to add character purchasing features to your shop, and we’ll explain the various character settings available further as well. The lesson will also teach you how to add unlock buttons to each item or character for advanced monetization later down the line.
We’ll share some essential game design principles like elegance and tips that you can use to make your own game appear more minimal, yet sleek. You’ll also learn the most important rule you need to follow in order to make your game publisher ready and much more.
In this last video, you’ll learn a clever tip to get your collision shapes precise. We’ll show you how to give your character an exploding death, so it looks like he shatters into tiny little versions of itself.
Buildbox is the world's first software that truly allows anyone to create amazing games regardless of technical skill. Due to its unique user interface, making games becomes a fluid process that doesn't require any scripting, programming or software design experience.
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