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The Game Maker’s Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners by Mark Overmars, Jacob Habgood

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Chapter 9. Cooperative Games: Flying Planes

Up to now we've only created single-player games, but for the next two chapters we'll be creating games that are played with a friend. This chapter's game will require players to cooperate in order to succeed, while the next will make players compete against one another for ultimate supremacy. Cooperative multiplayer games challenge players to work together and sometimes even make sacrifices for each other in order to succeed in their common goals.

In this chapter we'll also use a number of new Game Maker features: we'll take an in-depth look at the use of variables and learn about using time lines.

Designing the Game: Wingman Sam

We're calling this game Wingman Sam as it sets American and British fighter ...

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