Making Your First Game in GameMaker: Studio

This course will familiarize you with GameMaker: Studio and will help you create your first arcade game. Learn how to complete a game for your friends, family, or simply yourself to play. Software required: GameMaker: Studio v1.4 or higher.
Course info
Rating
(15)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 3, 2016
Duration
1h 28m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(15)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 3, 2016
Duration
1h 28m
Description

Have you ever had an idea for a video game, but don't know how to build it? If so, Making Your First Game with GameMaker: Studio is the perfect course for you because you'll learn how to build, test, and publish your very own 2D video game. First, you'll learn how to create and program your game assets. Next, you'll learn how to build levels and play-test your game. Finally, you'll add the finishing touches, like sound and score, before exporting your game. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only have a game that you can play and share with other people, but you'll also have enough knowledge with the software to start experimenting and building the game you have always wanted to make. Software required: GameMaker: Studio v1.4 or higher.

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
Hi everyone. My name is Bryan Sekine, and welcome to my course Making Your First Game with GameMaker: Studio. I am an instructor, a course creator, and an entrepreneur for my own company, Bryan Sekine Design. GameMaker: Studio is a fun, free platform for designing your very own 2D video games. Whether you're new to the industry or you're wanting to create a 2D mock-up for your game concept, GameMaker: Studio has something for everyone. In this course, we're going to cover the fundamentals of creating your first game. Some of the major topics we'll cover include creating and animating sprites, creating and programing objects, adding sounds and music to your game, and creating rooms or levels and transitioning from one room to the next. 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, 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 with GameMaker: Studio at Pluralsight.