Learn everything you need to build games with Godot!
This incredibly popular 2D & 3D engine is perfect for complete beginners and more advanced developers alike.
It features a unique and flexible node-based system that speeds up your game creation process, and its simple programming language, GDScript, is designed specifically for building games – making it faster to learn than most other languages.
It’s also completely free and open-source – meaning that you’ll never have to pay to use it, and you can modify the engine to suit your personal needs and preferences.
THE GODOT GAME DEVELOPMENT MINI-DEGREE
The Godot Game Development Mini-Degree is the world’s most comprehensive collection of courses on building cross-platform games with Godot. You’ll be guided step-by-step through creating your own 2D and 3D games, including:
These courses will put you on the game development fast track – you’ll go from zero to creating your first game in under 2 hours! The skills you’ll learn will translate to virtually every genre, which you can apply to building your dream games.
LEARN ALL ABOUT
- Using 2D and 3D assets
- GDScript – the language powering Godot
- Gameplay flow
- Player & enemy combat
- Item collection & UI systems
- FPS, RPG, strategy, & platformer mechanics
Your Godot Portfolio
Create a portfolio of real Godot projects, including:
Who can take these courses?
We start with the absolute basics and go through everything step-by-step – so even if you have zero experience in programming, you’ll be able to easily follow along. Godot’s node-based system and simple programming language, GDScript, are also incredibly easy to use, making them a great choice for your first game engine.
More experienced? Whether you’re wanting to brush up, expand your skills, or learn a new technology, our courses are structured in a way that makes it easy to skip ahead to the lessons that are relevant and interesting to you.
- Setting up the Godot editor
- Intro to nodes & scenes
- Coding with GDScript
- Build your first game
- 3D game basics
- First-person controllers
- Health & ammo pickups
- Shooting mechanics
- 2D top-down RPGs
- 3D action RPGs
- Leveling & looting systems
- Raycasting for enemy combat
- Turn-based games
- Grid-based citybuilders
- Resource management
Understand the Concepts behind Game Creation
These courses don’t just cover surface-level content. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the concepts behind coding and game creation – that way, you’ll more easily be able to apply them to making unique games of your very own.
Reinforce Your Learning with Challenges
By practicing your new skills, you’re more likely to remember them later. That’s why our courses feature quick challenges – they’re the perfect way to cement what you’ve learned.
Courses by the World’s Best
Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.
Why Learn Godot?
Godot is easy to learn, flexible, and really speeds up the game creation process – making it a great choice for both hobbyists and pros. Game revenue is expected to continue to steadily grow, the number of worldwide players is skyrocketing, and skilled developers are in high demand – meaning that there are a huge number of opportunities for those interested in entering the industry.
Godot is also completely open-source – a feature preferred by professional developers for its many benefits:
YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY
Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
You can even download your course videos and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.
✅ Watch video lessons
✅ Read text summaries
✅ Explore interactive lessons
✅ Practice with source code
✅ Build real projects
✅ Earn completion certificates
ACHIEVE REAL RESULTS
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
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