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Really help me get my bearings round the program.
The course was helpful, but it ends with and unfinished game and an instructor telling you, “Ok next we are going to…”
Best Session Ever
Really Helps to get your head around the Program and is Ideal to start app development.
Very Helpful Course, would recommend it to any newbies like myself haha !!
Thank you game salad, and thank you Lawrence from goodnight games :))
session was very helpful in basic introduction to game salad thanks..!!
Instructor made mistakes which was very helpful to learn how to fix those mistakes. Made the tutorial easy enough for anyone to understand the basics.
This course needs WAY more content and a pack of the assets would be nice so people can really follow through.
Very enjoyable newbies guide to getting started. Made me feel great at the end when I had a functioning (albeit very simple) game 🙂
I enjoyed learning about the basics of the software with this tutorial. The instructions were very clear, and easy to follow along. Now I feel more confident looking at the other components in the behaviors menu to see how I can make something from scratch and hopefully have it published. It contains good advice, and shortcuts to change sounds and reset scenes. Usually I get bogged down trying to find assets for every little sound effect in games, which can take a whole day. Now my time searching will be greatly reduced with a shift of pitch! Thanks for put this this together.
This is such a good tutorial for newcomers like many of us. It is a perfect walkthrough that explains things greatly.
Congrats, it is very usefull for a first contact moment!
Great and easy to follow!
It was Short, Sweet and Direct. It doesn’t bombard you with too much information but it does go over everything on the need to know basis which is quite good for a game creator. Thank you.
This course was very helpful for me in getting started with GameSalad. I really appreciate the time the author put into it!
Here are several things that could have been mentioned.
1) At first, I thought my keyboard commands were not working to control the actor. After trying many things, I finally realized that you have to click in the game area for key presses to register.
2) At the end of the course, there are still several problems with the game logic. When the player dies, the Change Level Portal does not go away, so it stays visible. Also, the gem count doesn’t reset. This may have been by design, but personally I feel that if the player dies they should be required to pick up the gems again before heading to the next level. It took me a while, but I eventually figured out a way to have the portal disappear when the player dies. I added a rule to the portal that says “if Gem Count is <=2, then destroy this actor". Changing the gem count attribute to 0 when the player dies is easy.
I really appreciate this course, especially the sounds and graphics provided that made it easy and fun to create a beginner game.
Helped me a lot! Thanks
Very well done course. Extremely helpful to a noob game developer.
Really well thought out. Thanks for taking the time to put this together.
Lawrence did an excellent job running through this tutorial. Even when he “made mistakes” they were turned into great learning experiences. Good Work.
amazing job, really simple and powerful
Great great great video. PEEERRFFEEEECCCTTT!!!! 1000% recommend. Lawrence is a GREAT instrucor.
Nice and simple. You can make a game already with what you have learned in this course.
Much thank you to the instructor, I was able to learn a lot from observing you.
Clear, simple, and learn a lot very fast.
Perfect in everything…….
Very simple and clear instructions
great for beginers like me
Well worth the watch when first starting out.
I’d like to think computers are, rather than being said ‘stupid’, they are loyal.
Easy to understand and no problem’s at all.
Loved this! What a great way to learn hands on how to use GameSalad!
Very good for first timers and easy to go back and review on anything you need help on or if there is something you’ve missed!
Very well made and very thorough to where even a beginner such as I could make a basic game! Thanks!
You guys should’ve mentioned something about resetting the gem counter after player death….other than that, Perfect..
Good learning start
The Spawn Actor function doesn’t seem to work. I followed each and every step as you showed but can’t make the change level portal pop-up/spawn on collecting more than 2 gems! Help me solve this issue otherwise great work. I appreciate your efforts of teaching us.
Simple Nice and Wonderful. Game Salad is always good for simple games. But I want to know if can I make a game like Pet Pat and more deeper games using game salad. I doubt the depth of the software and the complexity it can deliver.
Some bugs like gems dont zero when ufo dies and next lvl is same… but its okay i guess
GameSalad is amazing and awesome for game developing …:)
It does however point out the limits of Game Salad
Very good introduction to GameSalad
I run into quite a few issues however but got plenty of help from the experts
My game is about collecting pizza and getting upgrades
great course especially for non experience person of coding, thanks
taught me lots of basics for making my first game. very helpful.
Really great course I thought it would be so much harder but you really broke it down for people that have never done this before great course.
This course was great help to me! Now i am inspired to create great games! Thank you
Stupid pitch doesnt work 1/8 I h8 this m8
This Course helped me a lot to learn the basics.
New to this and it helped greatly, thank ya.
really helpful thanks a mill
I got some great imressions working with GameSalad in this tutorial. Tutorial is easy to understand and doesn’t dive in too deep. Just the thing you need when starting from scratch. 🙂
For a guy that knows nothing about coding at all, this tutorial has been a great help to understand the basics.
1 hour of my life that i’m happy to spend.
Thanks for everythings
Their was a step missed to explain. I dont know if I was the Only one but, It was the Second to last video. It didnt explain to reset the count after player collide with Lava then explosion would show for player after getting a gem or 2. So for mine After I collected all Gems then Collide with Lava. The Count didnt Reset. I figured it out on my own. Just putting that out there. Everything else was Really Awesome. Thanks For the Video!!!!!!
I love this course! It’s a good way to start using gamesalad. Thanks a lot!
Thank you now i understand the basics of game creating!
Thank you, you helped me alot
very good for start
It is an amazing software and fun to create games with!
Very helpful 🙂
good software for the biggners
Great examples in this lesson. It really helped me with my problem of going from level to level. Looking forward to more tutorials in the future.
Nicely explained. 🙂
i have never thought i would be interested of making games, but this first course just made me wanna do it right away. Clearly explained, right to the point and answered all my basic questions. GameSalad you did it!
Very easy to understand, well taught. Really teaches you the basics of this software.
finally i found the software am looking for!
Very good, thank you.
Thank you, you helped me alot
Very good, thank you. !!!!!!
Thank you, you helped me alot…..jetz ich muss etwas machen 😉
I feel like I really do have the resources and help to make my own apps. thanks
This helped me see the basics of game developing, and it made me a lot less scared about making games. This is a very good course on how to make games. There is a lot of info. to take in, so pay attention and look back at times it you need to.
It gave me a good understanding of all the basic components in GameSalad! I am excited to try it out officially!
Looks like its worth the money.
Lawrence gives a nice run through for anyone starting out. Best of all, he makes a few mistakes and proceeds to fix them, showing that things don’t always go right, but more importantly, if something isn’t going right, its because you didn’t tell the computer in a coherent way how to achieve the goal you had in mind. Thanks Lawrence.
A good way to begin using gamesalad
Amazing tutorial for beginners, however, I experienced a problem. As soon as I picked up a gem, the game Music stopped playng, and I didn’t have the option to Select/unselect “Play to end” or whatever it said. Maybe I’m using the wrong file format?
Thanks for the tutorial thought, it was great! 😀
i learnd alot
For a complete beginner, I feel like I’m on the verge of something great!
I LOVED IT!!!
I would say that is definitely worth your time and this guy he has a tone of voice that just doesn’t seem to get boring
Brilliant and most helpful. Thank you.
…aw… i can make games!!! ‘:)
You did a great job with the explanation, and also not going too quick. But sometimes it was hard to hear what you said, because of the background noise. But very good tutorial 🙂
Nice little intro tutorial
Some minor errors but overall a very good start to learning how to use GameSalad.
Really cool. Definitely helped me get off the ground quickly. Great intro.
I much prefer this tutorial than to others I’ve taken for Game Salad. This time I really feel like I’ve learned something tangible I can use while I followed along with the tutorial in Game Salad. Very nicely done!
Very concise and helpful. Perfect starting point for beginners
Many thanks for the tutorial, extremely helpful in getting to know the basics of Game Salad.
As with all of these tutorials it always feels like you need to run through them a few times until those basic steps become second nature.
Really cool program and shows just how robust it can be!
Thanks for this great tutorial!
First time ever using GS today, and this tutorial has helped so much to help me grasp the basics!
please this tutorial cant play for this reason: [responsive_youtube EPHvUEHrqGU] if anyone can help me i will appreciate it
Excellent tutorial! Very comprehensible. I can’t wait to start working on some games. Thank You so much for your help!
I know nothing about making computer games. This was perfect. I was amused when he kept saying how we wanted certain things to “fire first” and I was taken back to my days of playing Magic The Gathering when abilities would trigger or “fire first”. Good times.
This course was exciting to go through. Thank you!
Excellent introduction to game salad
Excellent tutorial, good pace & explanation.
Pretty much everything I’d want in a beginners tutorial like this
thanks for tutorial
its great now I know, how do this
Very detailed and accurate. Very well done!
I would have been completely lost if it wasn’t for this course. Really helpful!!
Really helpful !!!
It was really helpful but at times a bit hard to follow.
This course was easy to follow for a beginner and helped me to understand the program in a short period of time
As an instructor for new students (Middle school) and Gamesalad programming/logic, this is a great start for beginners.
covering wide range of simple things, making a small game from A to Z in less than an hour.
very recommended for beginners.
Solid information, very easy to understand.
it was great beginning for me. Thank you.
Was working fine and suddenly any changes I made just didn’t work. I turned off rules (e.g. player death) but it kept doing the same thing and ignoring my changes.
Would appreciate a reply and I’m hoping I have done something wrong to stop any changes happening. I’ve purchased the pro version but can’t make games if bugs happen during a tutorial, let alone during my creations.
I like the way that this course is presented. Maybe I missed something, but the counter didn’t reset upon death after gem grab. However, there was enough information given to be able to figure it out on my own. I really like this program. For beginners it is awesome.
This is better than most tutorials when it comes to making games cause in other sites they are just boring and this actually has proof of the people actually messing up instead of sounding as if they did it in one go with no mistakes.
So easy and helpful , I like it Thanks 🙂
I love this it is perfect now I can create funny ballerina werewolf games!
Although the microphone quality is bad the instruction is on point.
Great Great Tutorial. Well done.
You don’t create much of a game in this tutorial but it teaches you the valuable basics of how to use the software. I feel very comfortable using GameSalad now.
it was good but needs more step by step bullets of
info so the sentences can be more clear.
This was a clearly presented, informative tutorial. Thanks!
Does a good job covering the basics of what designers want in a video game. Also includes common mistakes users might make when using the software, which could prevent a lot of headache down the road.
Tutorials is awesome. Its easy to understand and I think that its great start for someone who whats to make video games!
Explains everything in a very simple and decent way
Thank you for teach how to start doing games. This tutorial is absolutly perfect.
I loved the course! He gave a complete walk through and explained a lot of things I didn’t understand and it was pretty helpful.
Extremely helpful tutorial. It allowed me to get the feel for many functions of the software. This tutorial is fun, creative, and interactive. I highly recommend anyone to check it out.
I though this tutorial was very well construed, I learned everything I need to, to start the basic’s of game designing. I cant wait to see what other tutorials have in store for me!
great tutorial help a lot thnx
Thank You so much for your help! Now I can’t wait to do my first game! 😉
This thing was neatly done and the explainations for things are logically explained in way that’s easily understandable for most.
Thanks, I’ll create something.
Excellent! However not many parts.
Short, Simple, and covers the basics on how to use the program. Two thumbs up!
Very good! Thanks!
This was awesome for a digital immigrant. As a kinesthetic learner it usually harder to just sit and learn. I really appreciated how all aspects were broken up and even the voice kept attention.
It was fast paced, but I never felt lost.
Excellent tutorial for an absolute beginner like myself
Great tutorial for learning the basics of creating games.
Excellent starter course
Good job, got me off my feet, wish me luck!
Make you want to make games all day 🙂
This was a great course that taught us a lot about how to start making games in GameSalad. The only problem was that it did not include instructions for how to reset the counter if the Player died. Fortunately though, we were able to figure this out due to the other instructions we received in the course. Thx!
Good introduction to gameSalad
it is so fun to be on the end
Thanks for the tutorial, helped me get to grips with the basics of GS. Only flaw I could find was that the gem count does not reset when the player dies and it resets scene? Will have to have a look into it – thanks anyway!
Helps speed up the learning process 🙂
It is a great starter’s guide to the basics of Gamesalad. I would definitely recommend this to newcomers.
Perfect introductory course to Gamesalad. Thanks so much. It is good to know that even the pros make minor errors at times.
Easy, well explained introduction to GameSalad 🙂
This was so informative and got me hooked into making games!
Very nice i like it
very well done and useful
the score won’t set to 0 after died, but still a great tutorial.
Clear and understandable instructions. Cool little game when you’re done.
Very nice start! Many possibilities lay before me now!
very clear explanations.
step by step instrucions are easy to follow.
It helped me out a lot
This is GREAT!!! I can make games now thanks to you!!
A great video that teaches very basic and necessary fundamentals to have within any type of game.
i hopeyou make tutorial game rpg…please
Great Course three thumbs up
Good beginner tutorial! But the assets folder comes with an enemy image and it wasn’t coverd in the lesson.
I loved it and thanks, but with so much on making/creating a game, its a little confusing.
Now only if I were an artist…..
By the end I was yelling your errors out as you made them…. which means you taught me well. Maybe how to fix common errors in the next version? Like that horrible border?
Not to long nice sweet and short
Great job. The tutorial was very helpful!
Easy to understand
the course are really helpful, thank you!
this was amazing
I got the basic things … Now I just need to get the rest also 🙂
highly recommend for newcomers
Great thank you!
Simple, easy to follow, and covered all the basics you need to know to get started.
From these five videos, I got the “foundation” of game making down. Lawrence explains each concept in his videos in detail that I can understand.
This was a very in depth tutorial, I liked how there were mistake and you showed us how to correct them.
After this tutorial I feel I still have a ways to go in learning how to use this program, but I feel I have learned a lot in a small space of time.
Thanks for the great tutorial, I hope to see more like it.
Amazing course tbh
Excellent course to begin using GameSalad, looking forward for the next courses 🙂
cant reset scene !!!
i completed the cource
An awesome tutorial to start
Tell you what this site and this course are absolutely amazing i give it a 10/5 stars if anyone ever asks me about it
Very good tutorial:)
short and sweet, covered the basics 🙂
Thank you pretty good and easy)
This course taught me al ot thank you very much for making everything easy to comprehend!
i like the part about reusing sounds. I found a bug though that i fixed pretty easy. He never killed himself after gaining one, two, or three gems. If you do the counter doesnt reset. So I put a change attribute under the kill player method to just set the score to 0 again.
If you have no idea where to begin, this is a very good place to get your feet wet. The game by the end of it sucks, but the concepts that you take away are what matters. It also is a good little confidence boost.
Really Helpful! In just a few Minutes i was making my “Player” Move around. Strongly enjoyable and easy to learn. I wish to get a Tutorial where explain every Behaviors. Thanks!
thanks for the hour long cours
Idiot proof guide, which is lucky, because I felt like an idiot the moment I looked at the project window. Feeling much smarter now!
It did not take long to know what was being instructed. There were many examples of problems solving, and displayed easy steps.
What a relief.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Exactly what I needed to get started.
Very clear and easy to follow only problem was that it was difficult to find all the pictures and sounds, as an improvement if you could add a file with a selection of images and wav files it would be appreciated. Thank you.
im using thissss!!!!
it ws very nice
very easy to make games by using game salad. i really like this software. And if you are a beginner then you should use this game salad software.
Not to slow not to fast. Fits my style of learning perfect ! Thank you.
Very great walk through. Superb teaching. Enjoyed it tremendously.
Easy to understand and to the point.
Unfortunatley not what I was looking for, as it didn’t coverhe basic of the type of game I want to create, but good none the less.
nice start! thanks!
I’m not a huge fan of Gamesalad Engine but the tutorial was very informative.
He didn’t show how to reset the score after the player dies, but I figured out and it isn’t hard.
Good tips and good job explaining things. I would be aware of your audience however. Most of us are probably beginners. Slow down in your presentation. Also, if something doesn’t work right, that’s fine as long as you explain in more detail why the error occurred. There was a couple of times where something didn’t work as planned and you didn’t really go into why. Great job otherwise.
A great tutorial for just starting out with Game Salad!
Great advice for making games mixed in with a great tutorial on how to use the software.
Excellent! A nice intro to the product. Very basic, but gave me a good idea of what I think it will be like to use GameSalad.
This tutorial has helped me very much now I can make a splendid game just like you!!!!
You will learn how to very basics. And, programming without tutorial is hard. Cool!
Simple to do, repeat & understand.
Thank you very much for this course.
I really helped me out! Looks complex but kind of simple.
Seria mas comodo trabajoar en otro idioma 🙂 , de aahi todo esta bien 🙂
Super me and my son had great time doing this
Fun short easy
Fun short easy not too complex but enough too seem hard
Great instructor. Easy to get a hang of the major concepts.
Great tutorial, wish there was an option to enlarge, but not fullscreen the video. The small window made it hard to see what he was doing without fullscreening it and having to switch between gamesalad, and my browser.
Not only does he explain what do do, he also explains what *not* to do, and some alternative methods to have the same/more streamlined effect.
Thank you. Very helpful.
Very well done walkthrough
Covers the basics pretty well…
Excellent course, Started speeding up a little at the end for me, I had to pause and rewatch it quite a few times to understand what was going on but I was able to complete my first game which is awesome! Thanks so much!
Brilliant help and very easy to understand for beginners
I cant get in the course I am getting the reason that for temporarily the site is down or it has move to another page is the problem with the computer or with the site or with gamesalad ?
i have no money but it is good
this game engine is great for the game I’m making
this teaches you how to cod
Really fun and basic. Easy to pick up
Thank you very much! I learned a lot. kudos!
This Course shows you all the main features about GameSalad.
Thanks for the instructions.
Better than Greenfoot!
I had just made my first game in a few minutes. Thanks to this tutorial, I can now start to make my own 2D games using GameSalad. It was pretty helpful to me, and I would like to thank you guys for giving me this opportunity to see this tutorial. It was a great starter’s guide for me to use!
He does an excellent job of both explaining the system and how to make enjoyable game mechanics in an easy to understand way.
This course basicsly teach how to make games with GameSalad in a simple way
A great ramp up to playing around
Well explained, definitely knows what he is talking about, and explains everything well. Helped a lot on how to use everything.
Thank you great place to start to learn GameSalad.!
nice easy intro to very basic game design and a nice refresher for anyone change from an old software
sound is clear yet the video can not be seen clearly,it is too small to see
Really good info, but the pace was a bit slow, so I watched at 1.5 speed 🙂
It shows you the basics of the programm, and how the interface works…
The kind how he explains is good and the quality of his mic. is ok.
You are learning ho to create (not code) a basic game, which is pretty cool in my opinion.
So many attribute covered makes you love the software………
this course was very informative and easy to understand but it lost my attention at certain points
This tutorial is great and Is learnig the basics of GameSalad!
This was a straight forward tutorial and it helped get the basics down
what an interesting course
What a great tutorial for beginners or advanced users. Well explained and even shows what to do when presented with mistakes.
Great instructions to build a great foundation in building apps , glad you showed the basics!
Yes this was really funny and now I have my first GS game 🙂
I’m a beginner and I find all of the things he said useful and essential.
let’s change the word
hard to read but good narration
sik mot ey
Totally makes sense and it doesn’t overwhelm you too much. It seems kinda easy, but I don’t think I’ll memorize it any time soon!
Takes you through everything you need to know to get started in a clear and informative way.
Super easy to learn.
Nice and simple.Could be a little more organized and detailed.
This was a nice introduction into how Gamesalad works. Have done programming before so it was nice to see it still works in a similar function with no knowledge of coding required.
Follow carefully what he is doing because you might get lost at some points so going over each part is required to see the point.
Hard to understand, it has blurry quality and it’s hard t understand, its not for beginners!
Very helpful in learning how to use the system and start to creating games!
kill sniper…and get there gun and win the batle
Quite informative and thorough. Thanks.
This is a good course, but going through the portal did not make a sound even when I did it correctly, and pitch of a sound cannot go lower than 1.
From a complete noob to game developing, this course was exactly what i was looking for! thank you so much for taking the time and effort to create this :_)
Thanks a lot!
This was a fun and quick lesson, recommend highly for new novice users. Easiest if you have 2 screens to work along with, I didn’t but wasn’t a big deal.
Very easy tutorial… thank you
great now I know hw to make a video game for mobile devices!
Simple to understand for beginners
taught the basics! Thanks!
Was very helpful, one thing is missing I think to make the game complete (Or I may have not picked it up, although I did implement it into my version): when you die, the score should be reset. Great guide otherwise, I know he made some mistakes but I think it was fine since he ends up figuring out where he went wrong
Helped me a lot 🙂
Easy to follow. I recommend the course for beginners.
Simple, straight to the point, awesome.
While having previous experience with Gamesalad, this course helped me refresh my memories and skill withing the application. It’s a very good start for creating a simple game and learning attributes.
This is not an advanced guide where people that seek explanation of all the attributes, no this is just a simple cover of the very basics of how to create your very own first game. And it is very well done.
Good simple guide to get you started.
This course was amazing
NIce program. I am very happy to do this!
I think that in the creating levels sections, you should add an explenation to how reset de the gem count if the player dies. Otherwise the player dies and count stay the same.
I think that in the creating levels sections, you should add an explenation to how reset de the gem count if the player dies. Otherwise the player dies and count stay the same. Everything else is perfect!
Loved Now Need A Launcher 😀
Great intro, thank you 🙂
This course helped me learn so much about gamesalad and making games in general!
IT REALLY HELPED ME LEARN WHAT TO DO
Really helpful for me as a first time user on this program. Thanks!
Great tutorial course on the basics of GameSalad. Very educational and easy to understand, step-by-step instructions. A few more Tutorials and I will hopefully be ready to buy this amazing program.
Very clear and informative 🙂
That was really fun and nice since I am VERY inexperienced with gamesalad.
It helped me so much and thank you wery wery much 🙂
Choose the name of the project and it platforme
If you don’t say the computer to do anything nothing will happen
the level change need a “game function”
make the game with color and sound will give him a cool view
always try the game because without trying you can’t know how his it
The tutorial course was a very good introduction to the program interface. Thank you.
Great course. I could see what we can make with GameSalad
course was helpful
I’ve meant to do this. But it’s actually pretty good. Makes me want to change it up for my OWN use for this kind of video game!
Mighty Darn Good! I just have to learn how to get some enemies in my game and transfer this into an android game and I’ve got a monster hit on my hands!
This really helped me make my professional game. Thanks to this, i won game of the year award 7 years in a row
OMG this helped so much it is amazing 5 stars from me!! 🙂
very good but the instructor forgot to add a set gem count to zero attribute to game functions next to “spawn spawn in portal when gem count reaches three”. Please correct that everyone if you did not notice.Otherwise if you for example collect two gems and die, then, when the scene resets,the gem count will still stay the same and if you collect two more,the game functions will show 4 instead of 2.Other than that its probably the easiest walk through I’ve watched.
it was helpful
Helpful for beginners to GameSalad.
I enjoyed this tutorial, so informative. I’m going to take more tutorials. And I believe I’m going to enjoy using game salad to develop my games so much…