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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

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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