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Platformer

An example of a basic platformer (Mario-like) game. Jump around and collect as many coins as you can! Discover and try this example.

Run dino run

Game example of a runner game where players must avoid obstacles and pick up rewards.
When a player dies, they can submit their score to the game's leaderboard. Discover and try this example.

Space shooter

A beautiful, retro side-scrolling shooter where you must defeat incoming enemies with your mecha transforming spaceship. Huge boss included! Discover and try this example.

Bounce and hook

Control a ball, and make it bounce clouds and hook stars through multiple levels. Discover and try this example.

Downhill bike physics demo

Try to cross the finish line as fast as possible without falling over! And remember to pedal safe! Discover and try this example.

Space asteroids

Juicy remake of the classic asteroids game using the physics 2.0 behavior. Discover and try this example.

Geometry monster

A hyper casual endless game where you have to collect shapes and avoid bombs, with a progressively increasing difficulty. Discover and try this example.

Pairs

Find all matching pairs of cards in this relaxing game. Use tweens to create smooth, natural animations with a few events. Discover and try this example.

Isometric game

An example of a 2D isometric game, showing how to build an isometric world and handle characters movement. Discover and try this example.

Particle effects demo

A demo of various high quality particle effects (fire, magic, snow, rune spell...) that you can try and use in your game. Discover and try this example.

Game feel demo

A demo showing how to enhance the "game feel" of your project: VFX, shot trail, ambient sounds and SFX, screenshake, wobble... Discover and try this example.

Center object within another

How to put an object on the center of another Discover and try this example.

Change position of object

Show how to move an object by changing its X and Y position. Discover and try this example.

Change scale of sprites

Show how to change the scale of a sprite (to make a zoom effect for example). Discover and try this example.

Change sprite color

Learn how to change the color of a Sprite object - useful to achieve effects like invincibility with a blue tint or taking damage with a red effect. Discover and try this example.

Count down timer

Show how to use a variable as a timer and display it on screen like a bomb count down timer. Discover and try this example.

Create object with mouseclick

Show how to create an object at the position of the click. Discover and try this example.

Custom font

Example showing a text with a custom font applied on it. Discover and try this example.

Custom mouse pointer

Learn how to replace the mouse cursor by a custom image. Discover and try this example.

Customize keys with lastpressedkey

This explains how to remember the last key that was pressed and customize the inputs of your game. Discover and try this example.

Exit app

Simple example showing how to close your game. Discover and try this example.

Load image from url

Advanced example showing how to use JavaScript to load an image from an external URL. Discover and try this example.

Move camera to position

This shows how to move the camera to the position of an object on a map. Discover and try this example.

Move object in circle

This shows how to make an object move in circle around some point. Discover and try this example.

Open url in browser

This shows how to open a website on the system default browser. Discover and try this example.

Parse json string

Advanced example showing how to extract information from a JSON formatted string. Discover and try this example.

Particles explosions

Create explosion effects with the particles engine. Discover and try this example.

Play music on mobile

This show how to properly launch a music on a game on mobile. Discover and try this example.

Rotate toward position

Show how to rotate an object so that it looks toward a specified position on the scene. Discover and try this example.

Rotate with keypress

Basic example showing how to rotate an object. Discover and try this example.

Text to speech

Advanced example showing how to use JavaScript and HTML5 api to make a text read by your computer. Discover and try this example.

Change sprite animation

Learn how to change the animation of a Sprite object (useful for animating almost all objects in your game: characters, enemies, items...) Discover and try this example.

Device orientation compass

This shows how to use the device sensors to create a compass like app. Discover and try this example.

Device vibration

Show how to make the device vibrate. Discover and try this example.

Multitouch

This shows how to create multiple markers when the player touches the screen. Discover and try this example.

Rotate toward mouse

Show how to rotate an object so that it looks toward the player cursor. Discover and try this example.

Take screenshot

Show how to save a screenshot of the game on the disk (on Windows/macOS/Linux only). Discover and try this example.

Bbtext object demo

This shows how to change the bbcode text of a BBText object displayed on the screen. Discover and try this example.

Create random object

Show how to create a object randomly picked in a list. Discover and try this example.

Infinitely scrolling top down background

Shows how to make an infinitely scrolling top down background by changing camera position. Discover and try this example.

Manipulate text object

This shows how to change the text of a Text object displayed on the screen. Discover and try this example.

Move object back and forth

Use events to move objects back and forth vertically or horizontally. Discover and try this example.

Move object with mouse joint

Show how to use physics engine to move an object around with the mouse and realistic movements. Discover and try this example.

Move object with forces

This shows how to use the forces built in GDevelop to move an object. Discover and try this example.

Object gravity

Use the physics engine to simulate an object moving on a small planet. Discover and try this example.

Objects timers

Example showing various usage of objects timers (timers that are stored into instances of objects on the scene, as opposed to scene timers which are stored by the scene). Discover and try this example.

Parse json from api

Advanced example where JSON content is fetched from a website and information extracted from it. Discover and try this example.

Particles various effects

Create various effects with the particles engine. Discover and try this example.

Pathfinding basics

Simpler example showing how to get started with Pathfinding, to have an object automatically find its way around obstacles. Discover and try this example.

Pin object to another

Example showing how to have objects "pinned" to another, meaning that they will move/rotate and follow the object they are pinned too. Discover and try this example.

Rain

Show how to simulate a rain effect by creating several objects. Discover and try this example.

Shoot bullet in parabola

Show how to use various mathematical expressions to move an object following a parabola shape Discover and try this example.

Shooting bullets explanation

Basic example showing how to shoot bullets from one or multiple objects at the same time. Discover and try this example.

Sprite fade in out

This shows how to make a sprite fade in and out on the screen. Discover and try this example.

Text fade in out

This shows how to make a text fade in and out on the screen. Discover and try this example.

Virtual joystick

Shows how to create a virtual joystick for touch screen devices Discover and try this example.

Device orientation ballgame

Example showing how to use the device sensors to move a ball in a maze. Discover and try this example.

Parallax

Shows how to have multiple layers with a parallax effect (where the background layers move slower than the foreground). Discover and try this example.

Play stop sprite animation

This shows how to pause the animation of a Sprite object. Discover and try this example.

Raycast debug view

Simple example showing how raycast detects objects. Discover and try this example.

Bitmap text

A few examples of Bitmap Text usage and their features (wrapping, tint color...). Discover and try this example.

Board walk with raycast

Example showing how to walk on a tile-based arbitrary board using the Raycast condition. Discover and try this example.

Buttons

Learn how to make buttons for the menus in your game. Discover and try this example.

Dialogue tree simple demo

Shows how to set up a dialogue with a character, like in a RPG game, including multiple choices. Discover and try this example.

Forward camera

A platformer camera that leans toward the direction the player is looking at. Useful to give more visibility to the player when running through a level. Discover and try this example.

Physics

Example showing various capabilities of the physics engine integrated to GDevelop. Discover and try this example.

Pin object to another multiple parents

Example showing how to have objects "pinned" to multiple other objects, meaning that they will move/rotate and follow the object they are pinned too. Discover and try this example.

Plane and clouds

Show how to randomly generate clouds to create an infinite sky. Discover and try this example.

Random number or string from a list

Show how to get a random value (string or number) from a list of choices. Discover and try this example.

Random points in area

Demonstrates how to generate points within a square, circle, and ring (annulus) between two circles. Discover and try this example.

Screen shake

Make the screen shake when some event occurs. Discover and try this example.

Tic tac toe

An elementary tic-tac-toe example to help you understand variables. Discover and try this example.

Tween animations

Examples of how to use a variety of tween animations, including object position, color, opacity, angle, and scale. Discover and try this example.

Unlock items

Show how to save the items unlocked by the user and load them later (when the game is launched again for example, or when starting a saved game). Discover and try this example.

Cannon ball with physics

An example showing how to launch a ball from a cannon when using the Physics engine. Discover and try this example.

Infinite scrolling background

Learn twi differents ways to create a background that is scolling infinitely. Discover and try this example.

Shoot bullets

Basic example showing how to shoot bullets from an object. Discover and try this example.

Text entry object

This example shows how to use the Text Entry object to capture what is typed on the keyboard.
It also illustrates how to open the virtual keyboard on mobile devices and capture/display what is typed using an extension. Discover and try this example.

Basic ai with pathfinding

Show how to use pathfinding to make enemies chase the player. Discover and try this example.

Facebook instant game

Learn how to use the various Facebook Instant Games APIs to get information about the player, share their scores and have a leaderboard! Discover and try this example.

Filesystem create directory

Show how to ask the user for a folder name and create it on the disk. Discover and try this example.

Random color picker

This shows how to create a grid with random color, and let the player choose one. Discover and try this example.

Toggle music play sound

Example showing how to play a music and add controls on the screen to pause it, change the volume or mute the sounds totally. Discover and try this example.

Top down adventure camera

A top down action adventure/action RPG style camera. Discover and try this example.

Coyote time

Shows how to use the "Advanced jump" behavior to allow an object to jump shortly after it left a platform (to reduce player frustration in platform games). Discover and try this example.

Menu with functions and text effects

How to implement the same menu across multiple scenes using functions and text effects for hover/active states. Discover and try this example.

Parallax scrolling

Another example showing how to have multiple layers with a parallax effect (where the background layers move slower than the foreground). Discover and try this example.

Reset checkpoints

The example is a basic way to save and load checkpoints. Discover and try this example.

Save load

Advanced example showing how to persist data and then reload them from storage (useful to store game progress, or save the state of some objects in a game). Discover and try this example.

Text input

Showcase of the Text Input object and few conditions/actions related to this object. Discover and try this example.

Find diagonals

Show how to delete objects that are located at the diagonals of the click of the player in a board game. Discover and try this example.

Multi language menu

Show how to translate a menu (titles, buttons) in multiple languages and add an option for the player to choose the language. Discover and try this example.

Pathfinding

This show how to have an object moving from its position to another automatically avoiding obstacles. Discover and try this example.

Platformer ai

This example shows how to make AI for a platformer Discover and try this example.

Circular pong

This example will show you how to make a circular pong game. This could be expanded into a high score type game, or be a minigame in another game. Discover and try this example.

In app purchase

Example showing how to use the In-App Purchase extension in a game to sell items that can be consumable (health pack, extra ammo pack, new lives, etc...) or non consumable products (a ad-free version of your game, a premium version with unlocked levels, etc...). Discover and try this example.

Leaderboards

A simple leaderboard made with Firestore queries. Discover and try this example.

Reflective surface

A simple scene with reflection on water. Show how to use the Reflection extension. Discover and try this example.

Spatial sound

A small game similar to the Lost Woods of The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time, that uses spatial sound. Discover and try this example.

Type on text effect

This show how to create an effect where a text is progressively typed on the screen. Discover and try this example.

Advanced shape based painter

Show how to use Shape Painter objects to create a simple drawing app. Discover and try this example.

Basic topdown car driving

Show how to create a car that can be controlled by the player. Discover and try this example.

Procedural generation

An example showing how to create a simple top down procedural generation system. Discover and try this example.

Ragdoll

Example of creating a ragdoll with physics joints. Discover and try this example.

Bomb the crate

A basic bomberman like game, where the player can move on the map, drop bombs and destroy crates on the map. Discover and try this example.

Level selection unlock

Show how to save user progress and progressively unlock levels. Discover and try this example.

Lights

Example showing the usage of multiple light objects, setting other objects as light obstacles and using a slight blur effect to soften shadows. Discover and try this example.

Magnet

2 scenes showing examples of how to use a magnetic attraction effect. One with a ball attracted by a magnet, one with a player who attracts coins. Discover and try this example.

Tabbed menu with layers

Example showing how to create a menu with multiple tabs. Discover and try this example.

Drop collect items from storage

Show how to make the player collect objects from boxes on the map. Discover and try this example.

Animation speed scale

Change the speed of the animation of an object according to its movement speed. Discover and try this example.

Platformer room camera

This example shows hows to move camera in between rooms using tweens. Discover and try this example.

Achievement system

Implements a simple achievement system. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares liquids

Show how to use the "Marching Squares" extension to simulate liquids/blobs. Discover and try this example.

Split screen

A split screen multiplayer made in just two events. Discover and try this example.

Stick objects

Show how to stick objects to others, so that they follow the position, rotation and even changes in size of the object they are stuck to. Discover and try this example.

Zombie laser

Simple game where the player must use his laser powered gun to destroy zombies running at him. Discover and try this example.

Simple space shooter

An older, simple space shooter demo, made without any behaviors from extensions. Prefer taking a look at the Space Shooter starter to learn about useful behaviors and patterns for making your games. Discover and try this example.

P2p networking

A showcase of some multiplayer/networking possibilities using the P2P extension. Discover and try this example.

Keyboard practice

A simple game where the player must press the right keys on the keyboard as fast as possible. Discover and try this example.

Level editor

Example showing a basic level editor, where you can save and load positions of objects put on the scene during the game. Also shows how to use simple functions. Discover and try this example.

Z depth

Example where the player can move a character on a map, and the character is displayed behind or in front of other objects according to its position. Discover and try this example.

Admob

Demonstrate how to show ads from AdMob in your game: banners, interstitial screen or reward videos. Also useful to test that your AdMob account is working properly. Discover and try this example.

Character selection

Example showing how to remember the character selected by the player and use it in other scenes. Discover and try this example.

Platformer mystery box

This example shows you how to make a mystery box for a platform game, where players can bang their head to get items. Discover and try this example.

Snap object to grid

Show how to have objects snapped to grids (from simple rectangular grids to more complex ones like a hexagonal grid). Discover and try this example.

Tween test

An example project that tests all Tween extension functionality. Discover and try this example.

Flappy bird

A clone of the challenging and popular Flappy Bird game, where you control a bird which has to avoid pipes. Discover and try this example.

Ping pong

A re-creation of the classic pong game Discover and try this example.

Drag camera with mouse

This shows how to allow the user to move on a map with the mouse. Discover and try this example.

Javascript blocks in platformer

This shows how to reproduce the Platformer example using JavaScript code instead of events. Discover and try this example.

Menu with tweens

Shows how to use the tween behavior to animate a game main menu. Discover and try this example.

Swipe mobile

Show how to use the Swipe Detector extension, for touchscreen on mobile and PC. Discover and try this example.

Health bar

The platform example game adapted to add a health bar to the player, that is decreased when the player touches an enemy. Discover and try this example.

Old platformer

An example of a basic platformer (Mario-like) game. Jump around and collect as many coins as you can! Discover and try this example.

Physics joints demo

A demo of all the joints that can be created using the Physics engine. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares platforms painter

Show how to use the "Marching Squares" extension to paint platforms and jump on them. Discover and try this example.

Top down grid movement

Show how to seamlessly align on a grid a top-down character using the pixel perfect extension. Discover and try this example.

Endless up runner

A game where the player have to jump on platforms and avoid falling down as the screen goes up. With special objects (spring, rocks), score and Game Over handling! Discover and try this example.

Platformer double jump

The Platformer example modified to allow the player to do a double jump. Discover and try this example.

Turn based fighting

A simple turn based fighting game where the player battles with a bot. Discover and try this example.

Inventory system

Learn how to display an inventory, with object that can be addded or removed, and how to persist it in storage. Discover and try this example.

Space invaders

A Space Invaders-like game, where you have a turret and shoot on enemies coming from the sky. Discover and try this example.

Video player

An example of a complete video player with controls to play/pause, change the volume, jump to a position in the video... Discover and try this example.

Platformer with tilemap

Shows how to create a pixel-perfect platformer game with a Tilemap object for designing the level, and invisible objects to mark platforms and ladders. Discover and try this example.

Minesweeper

A simple minesweeper-like game where the player must place flags on suspected mine locations. Discover and try this example.

Rhythm

Basic example of how to create a music game like Dance Dance Revolution or Friday Night Funkin. Discover and try this example.

Spider hook

This example shows how to link and create a hook/web between objects and how to draw it. Discover and try this example.

Geodash

A fast paced game where you must jump and avoid obstacles. Discover and try this example.

Titan souls demo

A demo of a top down game where you have to beat a boss that has multiple attacks. Discover and try this example.

Firebase example

A twitter-like social network called "Not Twitter" using Firestore, and showcase of some other features of Firebase. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares terraforming

Show how to use the "Marching Squares" extension to simulate a landscape (with embossed surfaces) from a top-down viewpoint. Discover and try this example.

Racing game

A top-down racing game made using the Physics engine. Discover and try this example.

Yarnalia

An example of Yarn dialogs, accept quests, custom avatars for NPCs, object picking and locked doors to open for help the princess. Discover and try this example.

Car physics

A fun realistic physics based car example Discover and try this example.

Multiplayer platformer with gamepads

Example showing how to use the Gamepads extension to read the state of gamepads (or controllers), for 2 players. Discover and try this example.

Asteroids

An adptation of the classic arcade game Asteroids with GDevelop. Discover and try this example.

Paint

A drawing app in which you can draw free form lines.
The example uses the shape painter to draw on the screen. And implements a color picker using the Read Pixels extension Discover and try this example.

Tilemaps made with tiled editor

Shows different examples of Tilemaps made with the Tiled editor (that can be downloaded on mapeditor.org), including some with animations. Discover and try this example.

Card system

Show how to use the "Object Stack" extension to make a card system. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares island generator

Show how to generate top-down islands using the "Marching Squares" and "Noise Generator" extensions. Discover and try this example.

Tactical game grid movement

Shows how to move units on an hexagonal grid, like done in some tactical games. Discover and try this example.

Betabox basics learning experience

Example level for teaching basic programming skills with extra features and assets. Discover and try this example.

Dialogue tree with yarn

A platformer showing a simple interactive story with dialogues like in RPG games, using the Yarn dialogue tree extension. Discover and try this example.

City builder

Shows how to evaluate the distances between multiple types of objects such as roads or rivers to define rules for city builders. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares qix

Show how to use the "Marching Squares" extension to paint territories. Discover and try this example.

Platformer jump evaluator

Show how to setup the platformer character jump height and predict its trajectory. Discover and try this example.

Klondike solitaire

Show how to use the "Object Stack" extension to make a Klondike Solitaire card game. Discover and try this example.

Shootalia top down shooter

A simple template to demonstrate how you can make a top-down shooter where you can explore a map and battle enemies. Discover and try this example.

Physics joints settings demo

A demo of all the joints, and the way they can be customized, using the Physics engine. Discover and try this example.

Recolorizer

Show how to change objects colors with the "Recolorizer" extension. Discover and try this example.

Rectangular movement

# Rectangular Movement Example Discover and try this example.

Layer effects

An example showing all the layer effects available in GDevelop. Discover and try this example.

Marching squares fog of war

Show how to use the "Marching Squares" extension to display a fog of war. Discover and try this example.

Bim bam

A Bust-a-Move clone to show how to make a match 3 game. Discover and try this example.

Object selection

Demonstrate how objects are selected by using a Basic and Advanced example. Discover and try this example.

Goose bomberman

A bomberman-like game where each player controls a goose. Includes a title screen where you can choose the map and between 2 to 4 players, and bonuses. Discover and try this example.

Breakout

The classic Breakout arcade game adapted in GDevelop. Read the tutorial about it to learn how to make a game like this. Discover and try this example.

Not a vania

This project is meant as a game example or template for a more advanced platformer. This is in the style of older castlevania entries, such as Castlevania 1 or 3. Discover and try this example.

Dungeon generator

Shows how to procedurally generate dungeons or cave composed of objects when a scene starts. Discover and try this example.

Tetris demo

A complete demo of a Tetris game, with all the concepts of modern Tetris such as SRS (Super Rotation System) and ghost piece, with high scores, music, sound effects. Discover and try this example.

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