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Making good progress on new game


Cuboidz 2D GameMaker
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Well, I've learned quite a lot about how GameMaker works since I've last posted in this journal, and I've even started developing a game!

It's sort of a "test" game. I chose to make this one before "A Little Epic", because it will be a simpler platformer, and have a much simpler mechanics.

Here's a little video, showcasing (now defunct) graphics, and the basic mechanics. I've done all of this in about 2 1/2 days.




Planned platforms for release include (once I obtain the license) Ouya, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and possibly Mac OS X.

Here's a screenshot, showcasing the updated visuals!

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Jun 04 2013 08:46 AM

Nice!

On a side note; how long did it take you to get familiar with game maker? Are you using the free version or pro?

Jun 06 2013 04:29 PM

Hi there! Thanks for the comment! Sorry for the delayed response, my email didn't notify me of your comment.

I'm using the Standard version of GameMaker: Studio, and it took me a little while to get familiar with it.  I used the free edition to learn as much as possible before buying, and I still have quite a bit to learn, but I definitely know enough in order to make the game above!

There are a ton of tutorials available online in order to learn GameMaker that I used, including Wizirdi's YouTube channel and Shaun Spalding's channel as well.

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