[Giveaway] LetThemCome rewards GameMaker Community with chances to win free steam keys

LetThemCome giving away 10 free Steam Keys LetThemCome….and enter for a chance to win a free steam key! LetThemCome and GameMakerBlog recently discussed the development process of the game and the great community that surrounds GameMaker Studio itself. Based on a mutual idea of rewarding the commitment of fellow developers, enthusiasts and helpful people who take the time to post answers and tutorials to questions on the GameMaker Community forums we have teamed up to Read more…

GMB is up for Sale!

I’m really short on time these days so I’ll keep this brief. I had high hopes when I took over the reins back in November last year. I started to implement a lot of new things and the content was coming nice and regularly. Readership is up, income is growing steadily and the subscriber count has grown nicely since I took over. However, due to personal circumstances at work I just don’t have the time Read more…

First GameMaker Studio 2 Game Jam

GMS2 Beta Game Jam

The release of GameMaker Studio 2 Beta version has brought many new features to GameMaker, not least among these are the tile map functions. In order to show these functions off and to get users used to them YoYo Games have launched the first ever GameMaker Studio 2 Game Jam.

Results – $3770 Humble Bundle Giveaway

humble gamemaker bundle giveaway

So, the Humble GameMaker Bundle giveaway is now over! Thanks to everyone who entered, the response was fantastic. The 2 winners have been selected by random draw, and have been contacted at their supplied email address. Check your inbox! Sign up to the mailing list to be to hear about future giveaways.

$3770 Humble GameMaker Bundle Giveaway!

humble gamemaker bundle giveaway

A little while ago there was a fantastic Humble Bundle deal that contained a whole host of GameMaker goodies worth $1885. It was so good in fact that the bundle sold 232,082 times!

Ownership Change – What Now For GMB?

Those of you that still frequent this blog for its amazing resources will know that Matthew posted this final post way back in March 2015, over 18 months ago now. It was with this post that he declared the end of his contribution to this blog and the time-consuming maintenance that comes with running a site of this nature. Having run several websites concurrently in the past, alongside a full-time job, I know how hard Read more…

GameMaker Blog Ceasing Publication

UPDATE: GameMaker Blog is alive and well but under new ownership, read more here. I’m leaving this post up as it was Matthew’s last post and explains why the blog was inactive for 18 months. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Unfortunately, GameMaker Blog will be ceasing publication for the foreseeable future. I’m no longer able to maintain the website in addition to my real life and work obligations. Since GameMaker is a niche topic, it is extremely difficult to Read more…

GameMaker Studio Ranks #35 On Develop’s Top 100 Tech List

GameMaker Studio has ranked as the 35th best game development technology in the latest edition of Develop 100, a tech list voted on by independent developers, CTO’s, and industry heavyweights. Unfortunately, the popular 2D game development engine was outranked by competing engines.