Crash Course 1
A Brief Introduction to Stencyl
Introduces you to the various parts of the Stencyl workflow. Takes 30 minutes.
Step 1: Create a New Game
Get started with Stencyl.
Step 2: Gather Resources
Work with Actors, Tilesets, Sounds and Behaviors.
Step 3: Customize Actors
Attach behaviors to the player actor.
Step 4: Create a Scene
Build a level for your game.
Step 5: Test your Game
Run your game in Flash Player.
Crash Course 2
Create a game from scratch
In this course, you'll create a "Space Invaders" like game from scratch. In the process, you'll touch upon all the fundamentals
required to make games with Stencyl. Takes 1-2 hours.
A summary of what you'll learn.
Step 1: Create a Game
Step 2: Create Actors
Learn about Animations and Physics.
Step 3: Actor Collisions
Create a Collision Group.
Step 4: More Actors
Create a few more actors.
Build the Game Out
Step 5: Import Sounds
Learn about Sound Effects vs. Music.
Step 6: Create a Scene
Build out a scene and test your game.
Step 7: Add Background Music
Learn about Events too!
Step 8: Make the Ship Move
A crash course in creating game logic.
Step 9: Keep the Ship on Screen
Learn about coordinates and positioning.
Step 10: Firing Bullets
Learn about creating actors.
Step 11: Destroying Bullets
Learn about how to handle collisions.
Step 12: Destroying Enemy Ships
More collision work.
Step 13: Creating a Font
Learn about fonts and drawing text.
Step 14: Winning the Game
Draw text and build logic while you're at.
Step 15: Final Touches
Publish the game. Some additional challenges.