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Create a Bomberman-Inspired Game in Construct 2: The Player and the Level

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This post is part of a series called Create a Bomberman-Inspired Game in Construct 2.
Create a Bomberman-Inspired Game in Construct 2: Bombs, Explosions, and Power-Ups

In this multi-part screencast tutorial series, I'll show you how to make a game inspired by the Hudson Soft classic, Bomberman. We'll include power-ups, enemy AI, and even a two-player mode, and will make the whole thing with the free Construct 2 gamedev tool, so you don't need any previous programming or game development knowledge. Let's go!


Play the Final Game Demo

Here's what we'll be working towards throughout the whole of this series:



In this first part, we'll set up the project, create the level, and (of course) add Bombing Chap himself.


Get Set Up

Install Construct 2

For this series, you can use the free version of the Construct 2 game editor - it has all the features you'll need, and is not time-restricted.

There are many versions of Construct 2 available, as it is rapidly updated. It's straightforward to install Construct 2 (the Introduction video below explains how), but do note that it's currently only available for Windows.

Download the Assets

The graphics for Bombing Chap, the terrain, the enemy critter, the power-ups, and the bombs and flame trails are all included in our Totally Free Bomberman-Inspired Sprite Pack, so you should download those, too. Credit to Jacob Zinman-Jeanes for creating these awesome graphics!


Watch the Screencasts

Introduction

Watch in full screen at 720p (use the Cog icon) for best quality, or download the MP4.

The Project, the Level, and the Player

Watch in full screen at 720p (use the Cog icon) for best quality, or download the MP4.

Conclusion

We've made a good start to our game: we've got blocks on the ground and a moving player character. In the next part of this series, we'll add bombs, flames, and power-ups. Watch it on Gamedevtuts+ or on Tuts+ Hub.

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