Scratch 3 Platformer Game Tutorial

Intro

Scratch 3 Platformer Tutorial

Follow this tutorial and you will learn how to code a simple platformer game in Scratch. Great for anyone who want to create their own platform game!

Demo

Demo Game

Have a go at my Scratch Platformer demo project and see how far you get!

Video Tutorial

Main Loop

Main Loop

Here is the code for the main loop

Other Cat

Move Functions and Start / Space Code

Here is the rest of the code for Scratch the cat.

Platform

Moving Platform Code

Challenges

Extension Challenges

Finished the full game? Here are some ways you can improve your game to make it even better:

  • Add extra levels to your game
  • Add moving enemy platforms
  • Add sound effects and music to your game
  • Create your own custom character instead of using Scratch
  • Add a start screen to your game
  • Add a countdown timer to each level to make it more difficult.
  • Add some collectable items to each level(or you have to collect an item to unlock portions of the screen to get to the next level.