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GameMaker: Studio For Dummies by Michael Rohde

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Chapter 1

Introducing GameMaker: Studio

In This Chapter

arrow Coding without coding using Actions

arrow Coding by coding with GameMaker Language

arrow Getting your game into players’ hands

arrow Identifying the major features of GameMaker: Studio

arrow Looking at the main steps of creating a game

GameMaker: Studio software, from YoYo Games, is a game development tool that enables you to make video games. At the Game Developers Conference (GDC), I had an opportunity to meet with key players from YoYo Games. I saw firsthand the level of excitement this team from Dundee, Scotland has. It’s as if each of them embodied the spirit of a magical dragon, circling high overhead a misty mountaintop, ready to breathe down green flames of magical energy to level up all game developers with enhanced game-making attributes.

All game developers can benefit from GameMaker: Studio. Whether you’re a professional developer looking to enter the videogame community, or a university student interested in breaking into the videogame ...

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