GameMakerBlog Levels up with new IndieDevHelp initiative

GameMakerBlog announces a new initiative called: “IndieDevHelp” which aims to help Indie Developers with different aspects of creating and launching a game. As most game developers are programmers first and foremost, there are specific struggles and areas that can either be overlooked or just not completed because of time, ability or both. Above all else, Marketing is the primary factor that can determine a successful game or not, the world’s best game will have zero Read more…


[GameMaker Tutorial] Introducing GameMaker Tutorial Series

GameMakerBlog Tutorials Introducing the GameMaker Tutorial Series As I am always trying to learn more about GameMaker; frequently I find myself visiting the great¬†GameMaker Community tutorials section to see what new gems the community may have posted up. While I was browsing the forums a pattern emerged: Fundamental questions are always being asked and the responses are usually redirects to youtube videos. While I can and have learned from youtube video tutorials often, when I Read more…


GameMakerBlog Acquired by Hikati Games LLC

Hikati Games LLC has purchased GameMakerBlog Hello to all GameMakerBlog fans and GameMaker: Studio developers from Hikati Games; as readers of this blog know from the previous post by Mark: GMB is up for Sale!¬†GameMakerBlog has been up for sale and the short of it is: I contacted Mark and talked with him about the current GameMakerBlog, the future of the blog and of course the community. I am happy to say that all answers Read more…


Kwiklook Blog launches

Following the discontinuation of the magazine, Darren Poole has launched a new blog, as promised: I may very well turn KwikLook into a blog, so if you care, watch out for that. Currently featuring 2 posts and an irritating all-bold font selection, the blog is off to a nice start. Me? At this point, I’m wondering whether the name is Kwiklook or KwikLook.


It’s raining updates…

It seems that after months of complaining about the lack of updates, the team at YoYo Games have decided to act to put a stop to it. With three updates in the space of three days, is this a taste of things to come? 20th August :: Competition Deadline Approaching The deadline for the third YoYo Games competition is quickly approaching. You have only four more days to submit your entries. We hope that we Read more…


GMFetch becomes a blog

From a magazine to a blog. I think this is a good idea, although the technical implementation doesn’t impress me.  


GMArcade Contest

The recently re-designed GMArcade is holding a game-submission contest with a top prize of a domain name and free hosting for a year. To enter you must upload an original game to the site, and use it as your sole hosting service. Second and third place prizes consist of upgraded memberships at the site which enables you to launch games directly from your own website. Owner of GMArcade Matthew Kremer has also said that he Read more…


Quantity is Good

In a message on his blog Mark has reiterated the fact that YoYoGames is for all Game Maker made games and not just the best as the total number of games on the YoYo website exceeded 10,000. This responds to some criticism on the GMC where some people have come up with the crazy idea that only a select few high quality games should make it on to the site. YoYoGames already has a rating Read more…