Create your own 2D video game writing very little code with this free course for beginners

If you want to get started in the world of video game development, but you find it very overwhelming to have to start by typing code when you don’t know anything about programming, with this course you can get started without having to write almost anything.

The short tutorial is a one-hour video published on the YouTube channel of FreeCodeCamp, one of the best free platforms to learn programming. In it they will teach you how to use GDevelop, a free and open source no-code video game engine.

How to use GDevelop to create 2D games

GDevelope is an extremely beginner-friendly engine, and this course was developed by two game developers who are part of the team that maintains it. In that video you have everything you need to start creating your own games.

The course consists of nine parts, beginning with the general layout of the game, moving on to the types of objects, the event system, the start-up, the variables, the expression constructor, the extensions, to the recreation of Asteroids, and finally how to export a game.

In less than an hour you will learn enough to start creating your own games

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If you think this is an interesting method and you are interested in continuing to learn more about the GDevelope engine and get deeper into its world, you can find more video tutorials on the platform’s official YouTube channel.

In the description of the video on YouTube you will also find direct links to the artistic resources used in the tutorial. Although the content is only in English, you can add subtitles to the video and also use the automatic translation function that works more or less well.