Walking astronaut tutorial

In this beginner’s tutorial you learn how to capture player input and make a character move and animate. You will also learn about the core building blocks in Defold: game objects, components and collections.

The tutorial is integrated with the Defold editor and easily accessible:

  1. Start Defold.
  2. Select New Project on the left.
  3. Select the From Tutorial tab.
  4. Select the “Walking astronaut tutorial”
  5. Select a location for the project on your local drive and click Create New Project.

new project

The editor automatically opens the “README” file from the project root, containing the full tutorial text.

icon You can also read the full tutorial text on Github

If you get stuck, head over to the Defold Forum where you will get help from the Defold team and many friendly users.

Happy Defolding!

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