Welcome to our friendly guide on Struckd Studio, a powerful software that will elevate your game creation experience to a new level. This step-by-step tutorial will walk you through the installation process and get you started on exploring Struckd Studio, whether you're an experienced developer or a beginner in the world of game creation. Without further ado, let's get started!
Download the Struckd Studio
- Downloading Struckd Studio is the first step, you can get it here: Struckd Studio
- When the download is finished, go to your chosen download location to find Struckd Studio's installation file.
- Run the file and follow the instructions on the screen. Most PC operation systems will ask you for permission to grant access; make sure to approve it.
Note: Before proceeding with the installation, please read the Terms of Service. If you agree with the terms, confirm your agreement and let the installation screen assist you through the process. With this, you're well on your way to gaining access to Struckd Studio!
To install the app click on the downloaded file "Struckd Studio".
To install the app, open the downloaded file "Struckd Studio.dmg".
Choose where Struckd Studio files will be stored.
Then drag the Struckd Studio app to your Applications folder
|You can also create a shortcut on your desktop.
|Now you're all set. You can also delete the downloaded Struckd Studio.dmg from your downloads now.
|Click "Install" and wait a few seconds.
Complete the process by clicking "Finish".
Starting Struckd Studio for the first time
- The next step is to locate and launch Struckd Studio. After installation, locate its shortcut on your desktop or navigate to the installation folder to open the file. To launch the application, double-click Struckd Studio's shortcut.
- When you launch Struckd Studio for the first time or after installing a new version, you may notice a downloading process. Be patient, since this process ensures you have the most recent and best version of the software.
- When the download is finished, a login popup will be displayed. To log in, use the same email address and password as your Struckd Mobile account.
- The home page will be shown after a successful login:
- Your avatar and nickname will be visible in the top-left corner.
- You may easily switch between your games and templates on the left side.
- At the bottom left, you'll find links to the official Discord server and website for community engagement and assistance. Explore these resources to connect with other creators and get more information.
- The Struckd logo with the installed version can be found under the Discord and Website URLs. This might be important when contacting our support team.
- Directly below are the setting icon.
- When you're ready to exit or close Struckd Studio, look for the "Quit" button, which is nearby.
- The "Refresh" button and your current number of in-app Struckd Coins can be found in the upper right corner.
- Your published games and drafts can be found in the middle of the main page. You can also start a fresh draft by clicking the "Blank Project" button.
Edit published games and drafts
In Struckd Studio, editing your published games is a simple process. Just double-click on the desired game to launch the edit mode. This mode gives you the tools and capabilities you need to optimize and improve your game design.
With easy tools at your disposal, navigating every aspect of map editing with Struckd Studio is simple. The map editing tools, which are located on the left side of the screen, gives a more intuitive experience in comparison to the mobile version.
Plus Icon: Clicking the plus icon opens the assets library, allowing you to add a variety of elements into your map.
Mountain Icon: The mountain icon grants access to terrain tools, enabling you to sculpt and shape the landscape of your game environment.
Painting Palette Icon: To add a touch of style to your map, including sky boxes and sound effects, click on the painting palette icon to access map styles.
Game Pad Icon: Open general game settings by clicking on the game pad icon. This feature allows you to configure basic aspects of your game.
The rectangular Icon: Open the loadout window by clicking on the last rectangular icon. Within this window, you can define the setup of game weapons, ensuring your players have an arsenal at their disposal.
Zooming in and out of your map is a simple task — just use the scrolling feature on your mouse. Want to move the map? Here is how:
- Left Mouse Click: Use the left mouse click to select an element on the map or add assets to it.
- Right Mouse Click: Use it to rotate the map to have a different perspective.
- Arrow Keys: Navigate through the map by using the arrow keys on your keyboard.
Upon selecting an object on your map, a new toolbar emerges in the upper part of the screen. From left to right, the icons facilitate different actions:
1. Select: The first icon is for selection.
2. Move: The second icon allows you to move the chosen object.
3. Rotate: The third icon is for rotating objects.
4. Scale: The fourth icon enables you to adjust the size of an object.
5. Duplicate: The last icon facilitates duplicating an object.
On the right side of the screen, additional asset settings, such as stats, dialog, victory elements, and more, can be found. With these tools and features, you have the creative control to shape and refine your game world in Struckd Studio. Let your imagination run wild!
If you want to learn more about Struckd Studio, check out our guidelines:
- Can I play on Desktop?
- Can I customize keyboard shortcuts?
- How to add/remove assets?
- How can I edit the asset settings?
- How do I move the camera?
- I can't see the pen icon. How can I edit published games?
- How can I resize my assets?