35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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I always wanted to learn game development in Flash but never got enough time to learn actionscript deeply. But when i was trying i gone through lots of amazing game development tutorials which i want to share with my blog readers and with those who are learning game development and actionscript. As HTML 5 is also getting popular in game development, you can check the HTML5 vs. Flash Games Infographic.

These 40 flash game development tutorials will really be helpful to everyone. I have also given the link to source files, if they were provided.

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1. Create a 3D Sliding Puzzle Game in Flex with ActionScript 3.0 and Away3D

Flash Platform is an excellent tool to develop games, either for internet or mobile content. With the introduction of Flash 3D Engines, the ability and success of creating flash games is even bigger.

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2. AS3 Character Movement: Asteroids Style 360 Degree Movement

It’s a movement style that dates back to arcade games and is definitely a usable option in today’s flash game industry. So how hard is making this angle based movement going to be? Not hard at all.

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3. How to Create a Tower Defense Game in AS3

In this section of the tutorial, we’re going to set up the roads and stuff onto the stage. However, the first thing we need to do is create a blank flash document with a black background with the frames per second set at 24.

tower defense game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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4. AS3 Character Movement: Follow the Mouse Controls

How to make a character follow the mouse at a set speed. Excellent effect for games, and very useful.

character move follow 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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5. Learn ActionScript 3 By Following This Simple Avoider Game Tutorial

A lot of people claim that AS3 is hard. This is not true. By following this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use this powerful language to make games in Flash.

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6. A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Flash Game Developer

So you want to be a flash game developer, eh? It’s something that’s easy to get into, but hard to get good.

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7. Using Hit Tests & HitTestObject

Learn to use hitTestObject to check when two objects are touching in a game.

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8. Advanced Mathematical Functions in Flash

Well just to give you an idea of what can be done with geometry check out a flash game.

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9. AS3 Character Movement: Helicopter Game

Everybody has played those helicopter games where you have to fly the helicopter through a maze without crashing.

helicopter game flash 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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10. Using Frame Labels and Tweening for Enemy Explosions

Not only for Flash Games but for any project in which you have an object that needs to undergo different animations based on conditions.

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11. AS3 Flash Games for Beginners: Firing Weapons with Delays

So you need to create a weapon, maybe a laser, and you want your character to fire the weapon.

fire delay game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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12. How to Create a Brick Breaker Game in AS2

Learn how to create and code a classic brick breaker game in ActionScript 2.0.

brick game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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13. Simple Guessing Game with Actionscript

We’ve probably all played this game before: memorize a number between 0 and 1000, and let the other person guess.

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14. Laser Collision Checking

In this final tutorial on ‘building an arcade game’ you will learn how to create you ship and check when the laser hit it.

laser collision 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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15. Building an Arcade Game

Take your first steps into flash game development with this series of informative tutorials by Flash Junkie. By Flash Junkie

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16. Game creation tutorial

This is the first part of a long step-by-step article that will guide you through the entire process of creating a Flash game including input management, basic physics, collision detection and a lot more!

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17. Creating Scrolling Terrain

Add further visual excitement and interactivity to your game will scrolling terrain.

scrolling terrain 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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18. Flash Racing Game Tutorial

In this tutorial we’ll cover the creation of a flash racing game.

flash race game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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19. Base Defender

Create this game. Defend the TNT beneath the grass by blowing up any incoming airplanes and the bombs they drop.

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20. Hangman Game

Hangman is a popular game which can be coded using a few symbols and a short amount of code.

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21. Make a dynamic hangman game with XML and ActionScript

This tutorial is intended for intermediate or advanced users of ActionScript.

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22. Catapult Game

Create a Catapult Game with a launching arm, trampolines, and fans.

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23. Balloon Shooting Game

Create a balloon shooting game in flash MX.

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24. Game preloader

Generally, Flash games need to be completely download before they can be played. This is why the vast majority of Flash games use preloaders.

game preloader 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

25. Shooting Objects in Flash Games

This tutorial will show you how to shoot bullets to destroy objects, in Flash games.

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26. Programming Starfields for Realistic 3D Space Flight

One thing I have noticed is a lack of good tutorials on the web for first-person game programming in Flash 5, so here goes.

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27. RPG Programming

The basics of an RPG, started by denacioust, where he did a decent job of creating a basic, and preliminary Tutorial for an RPG.

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28. Creating a Vertical Shooter

So, we will create a game using our super hero Pawel to kill dragons that are coming from one side of the screen.

vertical shooter 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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29. Creating a Flash Lite Game

Making rich media for mobile consumption has never been easier since the release of the Flash Lite player for mobile devices.

flash lite game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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30. Create a game like Bloons

First impression is that Bloons is a really simple game, and it is in fact. Also is highly addictive, and is so easy to get stuck at higher levels.

bloon game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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31. Flash Pool Game

Learn to creat a simple pool game in flash.

pool game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

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32. Flash Dodge Ball Game

In this flash game tutorial part 1 I will show you how to make a cartoon character that we can animate and play with later on in the next tutorials on flash game development.

dodgeball flash game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

33. Chicken And Eggs Game

This article is a tutorial which explains how to create a game using Flash CS3.

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34. Flash Ball Game

This tutorial does not cover anything new (well, this first part of this tutorial) but shows you how to create a Flash ball game with a visual from above and some decent graphics.

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35. Build A Game Like Sproing

Sproing is a very simple and intuitive Flash game. It’s also rather addictive. The object of the game is to destroy green orbs by hitting them hard enough with a blue orb which is connected to the mouse via a spring force.

sproing game 35+ Flash Game Development Tutorials & FLA Files

36. Simple Sprite Control

If you want to develop a game you will most likely reach the point where you need to animate a tiny sprite on the screen, the following tutorial is very simple, developer will show you how you can easily control a sprite using the arrow keys.

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  2. Michael J Williams at 9:37 am

    Hey, thanks for the link :)

    Looks like a great list you’ve got together here. I’m going to have to go through some of these myself!

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  8. Jeux Billard at 7:33 pm

    Thanks a lot for this tutorial, I hope that I will be able to make Flash games as soon as possible !

  9. MSellers at 11:36 pm

    Great post! This is exactly what I needed to start down the path of creating my own flash games.

  10. Anand at 3:24 pm

    Hello, very useful & great link
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  15. LSaridina at 9:35 am

    A year ago I learn how to create cool flash games using this post as a resource. Yet I still found this page now and get some new things that I can use again. What a post.

  16. Haris Komputer at 12:17 am

    Ohh… My God..
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  17. Dragon at 5:05 am

    Nice job, cool tutorial Hero Pawel !… enough 4 start:]

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  22. Felipe Tanso at 5:17 pm

    A lot of links are broken. Please fix it.

  23. Orhan Cen at 9:12 pm

    thanks awasome collection but ?t could be wonderfull w?th a game which is like a ‘who wants to be a m?ll?oner’ :)