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Hi Leadwerks community. Several people in the past few years suggested to start a modest kickstarter or make some sort of paid tutorial set available using educations sites like udemy.com. Previous attempts at tutorial projects didn't go so well, so a change is needed. Project Saturn Game from scratch Users seem to like this approach better In the end there were too many code changes/breaks in default scripts for me to continue this. OLED Lua basics and editor usage videos. Tried out patreon: at max 3 subscribers. So I stopped using it. Although the video quality and length were improved, the views were so low that I stopped spending time on it. Then there is also SplineTools. I see the same thing there, although it is not a tutorial but a paid script. Very little usage At the moment of writing, I haven't earned anything yet. I blame the Steam workshop partially for this. New attempt I really like to see more people using Leadwerks. So here is my idea for a new tutorial project. Feedback is more than welcome. Kickstarted project The endgoal for this project is to have a cool, complete tutorial project. The endgoal is not to make a huge amount of money. however I have spend a lot of personal time in previous projects. I would hate it to see my precious time go to waste because users do not watch or read the content. Target goal (price)? Honestly no idea. Again, I do not expect to earn a lot on this. I would probably earn more money delivering mail or flipping burgers. Game type: Tower defense FPS is the most used genre for Leadwerks games so I want to do something else. I require only few animations. Several Leadwerks GUI skills to be learned. Imagine clicking on a tower, display a UI object at that specific tower. Different tower types require different game mechanics that can be taught. The amount of towers is not important, the game mechanic is: Direct hit tower: good for demonstrating raycast. (similar to Saturn weapon tutorial) Bullet: simplest effect that can be achieved. Tesla: good way to demonstrate sprites/electricity Area hit tower: either in a cone or in a radius of the tower. AABB example Projectile tower: slow moving object, physics involved. Models/textures/Sound would be provided. I have a friend who can model really well, delivers consistent quality and has a 'friend' price. Progress of the project will be publicly visible in the new Leadwerks Projects forum Project will be opensourced using Github. Language? Lua will attract more users, is quicker to set up and can be used in the editor. This brings us also to the question if the editor should be used in the first place. The game could be procedural for instance. A good showcase for C++ would be a nice change too. Leadwerks version? We have the stable Leadwerks 4.5/4.6. Possibly new game template for Josh to use with Leadwerks 5. Leadwerks 5 is a long way of though. Plus the game would be written in C++ since Lua is not available yet. Development process Game is first made from scratch. When that is done and passes review, the tutorials are made. Written tutorials on how to make the entire game from scratch. From starting a new project, to importing assets, to writing the code and finishing the game. Depending on how much time everything takes, videos could be recorded as well.