Making Your First Game in Game Maker Studio 2

Creating a video game has become easier than ever before. This course will teach you the basics of programming and using an IDE to create a side scrolling game with enemy AI, multiple levels, parallax backgrounds, and sound effects.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 26, 2018
Duration
2h 10m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 26, 2018
Duration
2h 10m
Description

Have you ever wanted to create your own video game, but didn't know where or how to get started? If so, Making Your First Game in Game Maker Studio 2 is the perfect course for you because you will learn how to create your very own side-scrolling video game. First, you'll learn how to import and create assets for your game. Next, you will learn the basics of the Game Maker Language and learn how to code various aspects of your game. Finally, you will program AI, create parallax layers, use tile sets, and work with sounds to bring your game to life. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll not only know how to build a video game, but also how to use these skills to build future games of different types. Software required: Game Maker Studio 2.

About the author
About the author

Bryan is a game designer that specializes in 2D games, but has studied animation and 3D modeling. While he has industry experience, he is more passionate about teaching. Through his experiences with teaching STEM education through video games, Bryan has decided that learning is most effective when it’s fun.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, my name is Bryan Sekine, and welcome to my course, Making Your First Game in GameMaker Studio 2. I'm an instructor, a course creator, and entrepreneur for my own company, Bryan Sekine Design. GameMaker Studio 2 is a fun and affordable platform for designing your very own video games. Whether you're new to the industry or you're wanting to create a 2D mockup for your game concept, GameMaker Studio 2 has something for everyone. In this course we're going to cover the fundamentals of creating your first side scrolling game. Some of the major topics that we will cover include creating and animating sprites, creating and programming objects, adding sounds and music to your game, utilizing parallax layers, and building finite state machines. By the end of this course you'll know how to create your very first game and expand on that information. This course is a quick introduction to GameMaker Studio 2 and no prior experience is required. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn game design with the course Making Your First Game in GameMaker Studio 2, at Pluralsight.