Chapter 1 What Is GameMaker: Studio and Who Uses It?

Learning Objectives—Upon completion of Chapter 1 readers will be able to:

  • Describe what a game engine is
  • Identify popular commercial games created with the GameMaker: Studio engine
  • Identify which game genres GameMaker: Studio is well suited to
  • Recognize the various platforms games can be exported to

Where to Start

GameMaker: Studio’s user-friendly drag-and-drop interface allows both hobbyists and professionals alike to easily create video games. GameMaker: Studio allows potential designers with little or no coding experience to quickly design games and export them to various platforms. More ...

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