Making video games is an awesome hobby – it’s even better than playing them! However, most people tend to struggle with learning how to design and program games. Follow a walkthrough guide on game design here or get started down below!
Choose a Programming Language to Code Games With
Programming languages are the style of coding used to make software, including games. Some are complex and offer more power, while others are much easier to use but lack control. You have to decide which programming language fits your needs best.
Check out some programming languages for game development here and start learning how games are made!
Plan Out Your Game to Succeed
A game will become sloppy and unorganized if you don’t do enough planning ahead of time. Effective planning is easy:
- Know what your capabilities are
- Become aware of your goals
- Layout the design of the code
Make Your Game With Confidence
Now that you’ve written a plan, you’re ready to write some code! Many people find this step to be troublesome or even intimidating. I personally believe that programming is the best component of game design!
It’s important to know your programming language well while making your game. Check out some game design tools and resources or learn how to code with videos and other tutorials about programming here.