Adware can lose game creators money

Bad implementation of adware can be counterproductive. Introducing the free version of Chara-Maker v3 a promising piece of software which, through the use of a freely available sprite sheet, makes creating simple characters easy. Only one character is present but they are animated through a large variety of actions and hair styles and all colour areas of the character can easily be customised. Coloured sprite sheets can then be exported or even saved as animated Read more…


Going Commercial

A shortened version of a lengthy feature about the different ways of earning money from games you have created. This was written for the 7th issue of MarkUp (released August 2007). A history Game Maker, its community, and the games people are creating with it have certainly come a long way. When I first found the Game Maker Community in late 2002 there were very few commercial games that were made using Mark Overmars’ software, Read more…