Make a Moving Player for a Top-Down Game or RPG with Godot

For those getting started in game development, game engines and coding, this short (34m) class teaches the basics of character control for top-down and RPG formats, including straight and diagonal movement and speed. Many of these concepts can be applied to other types of games as well!

I will use a free and open source game engine (Godot) for this course. With its new update, Godot is comparable to Unity or Unreal Engine; its purpose is to help us make games by providing frameworks and skeletons most games already need. Plus, since it's MIT-licensed, what you make with it is yours, and you'll never have to pay for a license or any royalties.

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