Making computer games used to require lots of programming. But with modern game development tools anyone can make their own games.
The video tutorials on FreeGameSchool.com are aimed at beginners and explain step-by-step how to make your first game. During the course you will expand a breakout-styled game with loads of cool new features. When done you will have a fully functional game. After that you can use the techniques you learn when working on your own game ideas.
Game course content
The video tutorials are presented in the recommended order.
01: Find, download and install Game Maker Studio
02: Configure Game Maker Studio (set skin a.o.)
03: The basics of using Game Maker Studio
04: Sprites (images) for your first game
05: Objects for your game – making the game come alive
06: Points and Lives system
07: Sound and music, including how to create retro sounds
08: Adding a menu
09: Go to the next level in your game
10: Use mouse control instead of keyboard
11: Physics for the ball
13: Particle effects
14: Finish and share your game
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