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Stencyl For Noobs : Positioning and Movement

This is a “Stencyl For Noobs” guide! Take 5-10 minutes to go over this guide for a better understanding of the topic at hand! Positioning and Movement What we’re learning: How to move your actors around effectively; keeping multiple position/movement blocks from fighting

Posted in Movement, Stencyl

Emulating Double Taps

As some of you may know, cluttering control schemes with buttons can become cumbersome to the player. In some instances, it is a necessity, but at other times you want a more fluid way to do things without adding ten

Posted in Controls, Stencyl

The “Do After” Dilemma : Building Your Own Time Tracking Mechanic

What’s wrong with this logic? Looks simple enough, doesn’t it? Imagine a hypothetical situation where you have some sort of player actor who can do something like curl up into a spiked ball and attack. Accordingly, we want the actor to

Posted in Stencyl, Timed Events

Help! My Stencyl game is slowing down, freezing, or crashing!

Quick Terms attribute setter: the behavior block that lets you assign a value to an attribute. Found under Attribute >> Setters. console: a display where Stencyl prints information such as scene changes and errors to. Can be brought up using the

Posted in Debug, Stencyl