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Making Your First Game in GameMaker: Studio

by Bryan Sekine

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.

What you'll learn

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

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. While in college, Bryan also studied the art of sushi as an occupation and runs a personal website,, where he teaches people how to roll sushi at home.

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