A comprehensive tutorial on creating a tower defense game in Phaser 3.

Posted on 4th Dec 2018. Follow @phaser_ and get the Phaser World newsletter.


"Phaser game engine has many new and useful features for a faster and easier game development process. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple tower defense game in Phaser 3 style. First we will create an empty game, then we will continue with adding enemies, turrets and bullets. We will use arcade physics to make bullets hit the enemies. In the end we are going to create fully functional tower defense game.

Learning goals

  • Create Phaser 3 game
  • Use paths and make enemies move along a path
  • Learn about Phaser 3 groups and how to use them for managing enemies, turrets and bullets
  • Play with Phaser.Math for faster game development
  • Understand basic tower defense game logic

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