Introduction: How to Make a Video Game Using Gamesalad

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In this i teach you how to make a game using the program gamesalad

Step 1: Make/Get Art for the Game

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First off your going to make/get art for your game, think of everything it needs from characters to buttons.

And don't forget to download the program at

Step 2: Creating a New Sprite

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To make a new sprite click on the face and then click the plus button.

Step 3: Adding a Image

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To add a image click on the background button, and then the "Plus" Button.

Step 4: Adding a Background

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To add a background you have to make it a sprite, but to change the background color all you have to do is click on "Scene" Under "Attributes" and click "Color"

Step 5: Adding Behaviors

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To add a behavior just click on the puzzle pieces next to "Add Image". Then you select what behavior you want and drag it into the behaviors tab, to get to it you click "Actor under attributes, if there is none, just click on the actor you made. Then you click on the gear next to the picture of your actor.

Step 6: Adding Your Character to the Map

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To add you character to the map, just drag your actor onto the square in the middle of the screen. After that you can turn it or move it.

Step 7: Adding a Scene

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To add a scene just click on the button on the very left under Library, then click on the plus.

Now you can just get used to the program and add more sprites to make a good game.

For a full video on how to make a game just watch this.


amberrayh (author)2015-04-20

Great job on your first Instructable! This is cool. I hope we see more from you in the future!

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