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28 Exciting Flash Game Tutorials With FLA Files

Flash is a household name when it comes to multimedia. Whether you’re creating interactive demos, browser games or cool web components, Flash is a solid foundation on which to base your work. This post is especially for those who wanted to learn game development Flash but never got enough time to learn actionscript deeply.

Flash Games plays a major role in browser based games over the internet and have always been one of the best pass-times for all internet users, For flash beginner , creating a flash game is a quite tough job and also interesting as well.

Here, I’ve listed 28 exciting flash game tutorials including .fla files that will help you in creating a simple but cool flash game of your own.

1. Create a 3D Sliding Puzzle Game in Flex with ActionScript 3.0

Flash Platform is a great tool to create games, either for internet or mobile content. With the introduction of Flash 3D Engines, the ability and success of creating flash games is even bigger.

Create a 3D Sliding Puzzle Game

Create a 3D Sliding Puzzle Game

Live Demo | Source Files

2. AS3 Character Movement: Asteroids Style 360 Degree Movement

It’s a movement style that dates back to arcade games and is definitely a usable option in today’s flash game industry. So how hard is making this angle based movement going to be? Not hard at all.

AS3 Character Movement

AS3 Character Movement

Live Demo | Source Files

3. How to Create a Tower Defense Game in AS3

In this section of the tutorial, we’re going to set up the roads and stuff onto the stage. However, the first thing we need to do is create a blank flash document with a black background with the frames per second set at 24.

Tower Defense Game in Flash

Tower Defense Game in Flash

 Live Demo | Source Files

4. AS3 Character Movement: Follow the Mouse Controls

How to make a character follow the mouse at a set speed. Excellent effect for games, and very useful.

AS3 Character Movement

AS3 Character Movement

 Live Demo | Source Files

5. Learn ActionScript 3 By Following This Simple Avoider Game Tutorial

A lot of people claim that AS3 is hard. This is not true. By following this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use this powerful language to make games in Flash.

Simple Avoider Game Tutorial

Simple Avoider Game Tutorial

 Live Demo | Source Files

6. A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Flash Game Developer

So you want to be a flash game developer, eh? It’s something that’s easy to get into, but hard to get good.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Flash Game Developer

A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Flash Game Developer

 Live Demo

7. Using Hit Tests & HitTestObject

Learn to use hitTestObject to check when two objects are touching in a game.

Registering Hit Tests

Registering Hit Tests

 Live Demo | Source Files

8. Advanced Mathematical Functions in Flash

Well just to give you an idea of what can be done with geometry check out a flash game.

Advanced Mathematical Functions in Flash

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Advanced Mathematical Functions in Flash

 Live Demo | Source Files

9. AS3 Character Movement: Helicopter Game

Everybody has played those helicopter games where you have to fly the helicopter through a maze without crashing.

Helicopter Games

Helicopter Games

 Live Demo | Source Files

10. AS3 Flash Games for Beginners: Firing Weapons with Delays

So you need to create a weapon, maybe a laser, and you want your character to fire the weapon.

Firing Weapons with Delays

Firing Weapons with Delays

 Live Demo | Source Files

11. How to Create a Brick Breaker Game in AS2

Learn how to create and code a classic brick breaker game in ActionScript 2.0.

Create a Brick Breaker Game in AS2

Create a Brick Breaker Game in AS2

 Live Demo | Source Files

12. Simple Guessing Game with Actionscript

We’ve probably all played this game before: memorize a number between 0 and 1000, and let the other person guess.

Simple Guessing Game with Actionscript

Simple Guessing Game with Actionscript

 Live Demo | Source Files

13. Laser Collision Checking

In this final tutorial on ‘building an arcade game’ you will learn how to create you ship and check when the laser hit it.

Laser Collision Checking

Laser Collision Checking

 Live Demo | Source Files

14. Building an Arcade Game

Take your first steps into flash game development with this series of informative tutorials by Flash Junkie. By Flash Junkie

Building an Arcade Game

Building an Arcade Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

15. Game creation tutorial

This is the first part of a long step-by-step article that will guide you through the entire process of creating a Flash game including input management, basic physics, collision detection and a lot more!

Game creation tutorial

Game creation tutorial

 Live Demo | Source Files

16. Creating Scrolling Terrain

Add further visual excitement and interactivity to your game will scrolling terrain.

Creating Scrolling Terrain

Creating Scrolling Terrain

 Live Demo | Source Files

17. Flash Racing Game Tutorial

In this tutorial we’ll cover the creation of a flash racing game.

Flash Racing Game

Flash Racing Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

18. Base Defender

Create this game. Defend the TNT beneath the grass by blowing up any incoming airplanes and the bombs they drop.

Base Defender

Base Defender

 Live Demo | Source Files

19. Hangman Game

Hangman is a popular game which can be coded using a few symbols and a short amount of code.

Hangman Game

Hangman Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

20. Make a dynamic hangman game with XML and ActionScript

This tutorial is intended for intermediate or advanced users of ActionScript.

Hangman Game In Flash 8

Hangman Game In Flash 8

 Live Demo | Source Files

21. Catapult Game

Create a Catapult Game with a launching arm, trampolines, and fans.

Catapult Game

Catapult Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

22. Balloon Shooting Game

Create a balloon shooting game in flash MX.

Balloon Shooting Game

Balloon Shooting Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

23. Shooting Objects in Flash Games

This tutorial will show you how to shoot bullets to destroy objects, in Flash games.

Shooting Objects in Flash Games

Shooting Objects in Flash Games

 Live Demo | Source Files

24. Creating a Vertical Shooter

So, we will create a game using our super hero Pawel to kill dragons that are coming from one side of the screen.

Creating a Vertical Shooter

Creating a Vertical Shooter

 Live Demo | Source Files

25. Creating a Flash Lite Game

Making rich media for mobile consumption has never been easier since the release of the Flash Lite player for mobile devices.

Creating a Flash Lite Game

Creating a Flash Lite Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

26. Create a game like Bloons

First impression is that Bloons is a really simple game, and it is in fact. Also is highly addictive, and is so easy to get stuck at higher levels.

Create a game like Bloons - Part 1

Create a game like Bloons – Part 1

 Live Demo | Source Files

27. Flash Pool Game

Learn to creat a simple pool game in flash.

Flash Pool Game

Flash Pool Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

28. Chicken And Eggs Game

This article is a tutorial which explains how to create a game using Flash CS3.

Chicken and Eggs Game

Chicken and Eggs Game

 Live Demo | Source Files

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Husnain Naz

Naaz is a web designer and loves to find new tips and tricks for creativity purposes and likes to share them with the people.

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