Community Links: Stencyl Released, Wanderlust Interview, Game Maker Price
June 3, 2011
The first public version of StencylWorks was released at the start of the month. The free StencylWorks game creation tool has been in development for at least 4 years. Originally Stencyl was intended to be an open source engine to easily develop Java games, however it was repositioned before release as a Scratch-like blockbuilder. StencylWorks now uses ActionScript libraries to create Flash-based games and iOS support is on the way. ReadWriteWeb
Indiepinion have posted an interview with Jason Gordy and Matthew Griffin, creators of the recently released Role Playing Game Wanderlust: Rebirth. In the interview the Wanderlust duo discuss the development of the game and the reasons behind their decision to use Game Maker.
GameMaker 8.1 Standard has now increased in price to $39.99. The same price also applies to Game Maker for Mac.