Getting Started with Game Maker

Getting Started with Game Maker

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Getting Started with Game Maker shows aspiring game developers how to create their very own, professional-quality computer games, no programming knowledge required. Using Game Makera€™s simple, drag-and-drop environment and following along with the step-by-step instructions, youa€™ll learn how to create arcade-style 2D and 3D games complete with graphics, sound effects, and music. Game Maker provides everything you need to create, test, debug, and run your games in a Windows environment. Even if youa€™re brand new to game development, youa€™ll be able to make a working game that you can play and share others. And not having to worry about the programming the game allows you to focus on the design and how to make the game more fun and challenging. Along the way youa€™ll learn the basic principles of game development. And if you want to create more complex games you can take advantage of Game Makera€™s built-in Game maker Language that allows you to develop highly advanced games and applications. So leta€™s get started! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Jerry Ford, Jr. //lell Game Maker to use the specified font to display text draw_set_font(font1); //Draw the specified text string ... Instead, keep your focus on the overall mechanics. Hint Note When you key in these code statements that Game Maker automatically applies a colorcoding scheme to it, making different types of textanbsp;...

Title:Getting Started with Game Maker
Author:Jerry Ford, Jr
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2009-06-19


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