Gdevelop FREE VISUAL Game Engine: CONTRA Tutorial #01

Gdevelop FREE VISUAL Game Engine: CONTRA Tutorial


Welcome to the second entry in our Gdevelop FREE VISUAL Game Engine, where we are building a Contra’s like game.

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In this video, we start by setting the foundations of the project, we start by analyzing and make some references to the main mechanics and main features from Contra.


We searched for a set of art resources that could be used in the game without violating any copyright but at the same that could allow us to expand on the game in case it fulfilled the promises of being fun.

Resources used: Contra´s Wikipedia…

Mindmap created:…


Contra is a complex game but we will try to get as far as possible in cloning.

Free Art Assets:……


Get you controllers ready, download Gdevelop and we will be starting …


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