Game Editor Tutorial Making Games with Game Editor Game Editor is a multiplatform tool for 2D-games development based on events and actions. It is possible, with this tool, to create games in a quite intuitive way. Imagine that you have a large table at your disposition. Now, place on the table the objects that compose your game. Some Basic Concepts Before beginning to use Game Editor, it's necessary to keep in mind some basic concepts Actors Actors are your objects, the characters of your game. Animations Animation is the static image or group of images in sequence that represents an actor on screen. Events and Actions Event is something that happens during the game, as for example, when the user presses a key, or clicks with the mouse, or when an actor collides with another. Action is what should happen in response to an event. Understanding the Interface The main screen of Game Editor shows a grid to aid with positioning, a white cross and a white rectangle, besides the main menu. Making a simple game Clones
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