This guide shows you a SharePoint 2013 installation on Windows Server 2012 using SQL Server 2012. It includes the SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool, the installation process and the SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard.
After finishing the process you are able to launch Central Administration.
SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool
If you want to install SharePoint 2013 on a Domain Controller please see the comment by Todd below... Workflow Development requires Windows Azure Workflow and it doesn't run on a DC.
Make sure you are logged on using the SharePoint Setup Administrator.
Open the prerequisites installer and click next to install SharePoint 2013 pre-requisites.
The installer will also configure the Windows Server Application Server and Web Server role.
Finish the installation wizard. The server may need a restart to fully install the prerequisites.
SharePoint 2013 Installation
Enter the product key and accept the license agreement.
Select to install a complete SharePoint farm.
Wait until the installation is done and proceed with the SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard to create a new SharePoint farm.
SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard
Click next and select to create a new server farm.
Enter your SQL Server and specify the SharePoint 2013 farm accounts.
Enter a farm passphrase.
Select a port number and authentication provider.
Review your settings and start the installation.
Once the installation has finished you can open SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.