Our tutorials section is the perfect place to start from if you are new to Defold game development.
This tutorial is intended to give a taste of what making games in Defold is about. It goes through creating a new project, based on a simple side-scroller. You will then learn how to tweak the game to make it more fun. Finally you will add a new game object. The tutorial should only take about 10 minutes.
These tutorials illustrate several common features of the Defold Game Engine, to include: (a) Image Procedures, (b) Dragging and Dropping Game Objects, (c) various Game Object Movement Techniques, (d) Preliminary use of 2d Physics based Collisions, (e) Graphic User Interface (GUI), and (f) an introduction to Defold Levels, Messaging and Menu Development.