GameMaker Studio 2 Annouces official Mac version in newly released 2.1 milestone

GameMaker Studio 2 – v2.1 Released August 25th, 2017 It finally happened, yes GameMaker Studio 2 version 2.1 has been released and with it comes a whole bag of updates. Most important of the new features though, is the official support for Mac; this is something that has been not only lacking but asked for by the community for years. To top it off, YoYo Games has bundled the Mac version along with the Windows Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 adding C# region type syntax code folding soon

GameMaker Studio 2 Code Folding Code folding is a pretty simple concept: Condense multiple lines of code into one line that can be expanded again when needed; it keeps large code files neat and clean while allowing a developer to still read over the general logic flow. How you implement code folding, on the other hand, can make or break the entire user experience. Don’t believe me, just look at how upset Mike Dailly gets Read more…


Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! firms up release date to September 13th

  Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! Launch Delayed To September 13th Cook, Serve, Delicious 2 might be the most anticipated chef game in the history of food preparation games to date and the decision David Galindo made to delay the release came with a heavy heart as seen in this twitter post: I am so so sorry I didn’t make the original date. I feel terrible and I know I let you all down. — David Galindo Read more…


[Tutorial] HTML5 games and Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

GameMakerBlog Tutorials HTML5 Games and Cross-Site Scripting If you have ever looked up any of the http_* methods in the Gamemaker: Studio documentation you have surely seen the following warning about cross domain issues: “NOTE: You should be aware that due to XSS protection in browsers, requests to and attempts to load resources from across domains are blocked and may appear to return blank results. Please see the section on Cross Domain Issues for further Read more…


Total War: WARHAMMER 2 Pre-Order Free DLC brings Winter to the Old World

Total War: WARHAMMER – Norsca Winter is Here On Aug 10, 2017, the Norsca DLC came down from the North bringing an army of ice trolls, skin wolves and Frost Wyrms upon the soft southern lands of the Empire. If you happened to pre-order Total War: Warhammer 2 (which releases September 28th) then you also got the Norsca DLC for free which is a great bonus, if you did not the price is $9.99, which when Read more…


Feedspot puts GameMaker Blog in top 50 Game Development Blogs

Feedspot Game Development Blog Awards If anyone has not read the great compilation list put out by Feedspot already; then I would fully recommend giving it a read now at Game Development Blogs as there is a wealth of information pertaining to game development blogs that some people might not have known existed. Of course, we at GameMakerBlog were ecstatic to see our blog was ranked in 10th place and it shows how strong the content Read more…


Albion Online: Calls out DDOS Criminals during Server Restart

Criminals demand money from Albion Online It was an interesting weekend for Albion Online; full of twists and turns, server restarts and ransom demands. To get a better feel for just how serious things got, the CEO and Founder himself took to the forum to explain what was happening: Bercilak → DDOS & Blackmailing saying that a ransom demand was given and is purely asking for money. Now while it is nicely spelled out on the forums, Read more…


HumbleBundle for GameMaker: Studio 1.4

HumbleBundle for GameMaker: Studio 1.4 Some truly great news for all game developers released today as the HumbleBundle Store announces a GameMaker “Rebundle” which offers an amazing discount on the export licenses for GameMaker: Studio 1.4. Before we get into the details of the bundle I want to explicitly point out that this bundle is for GameMaker: Studio 1.4 not GameMaker Studio 2, but that does not mean you should not get this bundle and Read more…