2D Platformer

The gist: build a game where you run, jump, and dodge enemies while trying to reach the end of a level.


  • Level editor usage
  • Level design
  • Game design for challenging enemies

Extra Credit

  • A fun alternative to this idea is an auto-running platform where the only input is to jump. This works especially well for mobile devices where input for precise platforming is slightly limited.


  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Sonic
  • Super Meat Boy