How to Create a 2D Snake Game in Flutter

Jan 17 2023 Dart 2.17, Flutter 3.0, Android Studio or VS Code

Part 1: How to Create a 2D Snake Game in Flutter

14. Adding Game Score

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Implement getScore and add it to the build method. To learn more about game development in Flutter using Flame, you can read this Beginning Flame article

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We have the game-over dialog but the score it shows is always 0. In this episode, you will be implementing the scoring feature in the game.

Widget getScore() {
    return Positioned(
        top: 50.0,
        right: 40.0,
        child: Text(
            "Score: " + score.toString(),
            style: TextStyle(fontSize: 24.0),
if (foodPosition == positions[0]) {
      speed = speed + 0.25;

      // Add this
      score = score + 5;
void restart() {
    // Add this
    score = 0;
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {

    return Scaffold(
      body: Container(
        color: Color(0XFFF5BB00),
        child: Stack(
          children: [
            getScore(), // Add this