Free tutorials for flash game development – the coolest tutorials in web to create your own flash game

January 12th, 2008 by aravind

Flash is a very flexible tool for building games that are both entertaining and educational. However, the software itself is a quite tough to learn and extremely hard to master.

There are lots of websites providing free and paid tutorials of flash. Here I present you a bunch of free tutorials for game development in flash. Anyone who knows flash likes to create his own flash game. I believe these are the best free tutorials available in Flash Game Development. And all these tutorials come with the source files.!



1.Complete Flash pool game with highscores

This is one of the very latest flash game developed by Alejadro Quarto, from Argentina. You can download the source file from the blog of Emanuele Feronato. Alejandro made this game in a day! The step by step tutorial is yet to be published. Still you can download the source file now.


2.Flash Racing Game Tutorial

This is a “time trial” racing game tutorial. After completing it, you will be able to make your own racing game with custom tracks and cars, smooth collisions, lap records and more.

Flash Racing Game Tutorial

3.Balloon Shooter

It is a shooting game where player / user have to shoot the flying balloons and gain the points. There are orange colored balloons, which gives player / user extra bonus points. Player / user get 1-minute time to play this game, within this period he / she need to shoot as many as balloons he / she can. For every missed balloon, separate score is maintained.

balloon shooter

4.Guess Next

GuessNext, a simple card game with highscores.


5. Space Shooter

Its a series of tutorials on how to develop Space Shooter game.

Spave Shooter

6. Platform Game Tutorial Redux: All The Basics

This tutorial will show you all the basics of creating a platform game, Collisions that automatically move up slopes, Jumping, Moving, Simple Scrolling, Basic AI, and health

Platform Game Tutorial Redux: All The Basics

7. Make a dynamic hangman game with XML and ActionScript

This tutorial is intended for intermediate or advanced users of ActionScript. Before continuing with this lesson, you should already know some fundamental ActionScript concepts, such as variables, if/else conditional logic, for loops, function basics, paths, dynamic text fields and movie clip events.

Dynamic Hang man

8. Snake Game Tutorial

The “snake game” (it has several names) is one of the simplest game concepts ever, and just like Tetris it’s very addictive. There are a lot of variations of this game written in Flash, and this tutorial will explain one way to create it. It’s a relatively easy game to code, but many fail to make sure that when keys are pressed in rapid succession they are all registered. This is necessary if you want to have full control of the snake at all times.

Snake game