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GameSalad Essentials by Miguel DeQuadros

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Creating the main menu

Now let's go back to our project's home screen, and add a new scene. This will be our main menu, so name it accordingly. There are a few elements here that you can create separately, such as the menu text or game logo, menu buttons, and any kind of background element (if you haven't created them already).

For my menu, I'm reusing the cave background from the previous level, and I also created a logo and a button image. Create new actors with the images you imported (simply clicking and dragging the image into the library will create the actor from the image) and arrange them within the scene.

Creating the main menu

This is what I created. Now we are ...

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