Submitted by alice on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 8:10pm
Any avid gamers out there? Well you may like to play video games and you may even boast a high score or two, but have you ever thought about how video games are made? Better yet, have you ever considered making one of your own?
At Saturday's DIY program, a group of teens had a chance to make their own video games using a software called Construct 2. We met up in the library's Training Center and created a simple game using the software together. Afterwards, the teens had time to make whatever modifications and additions they wanted — effectively creating some seriously bizarre and fun games that other attendees got to try out.
Want a shot at making your own video game? Download the software we used onto your Windows PC and take a look at this tutorial that'll go through the steps to get you started!
Below is a short clip of a teen playing the game he created. And yes, that's a unicorn shooting a laser out of its horn.
If you're really interested in making video games in the future (maybe even as a CAREER!), you might be interested in checking out this book from our collection!
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 7:44pm