GameMaker Scope Magazine reaches a new level of professionality

The recently launched GameMaker Scope Magazine (previously GameMaker Magazine) has been getting more professional issue by issue. But their new “hiring” post in the GMC indicates otherwise. The post lists positions available as usual, with an application template, with some odd bits, such as “1. All conversations and organizing will be done over the forums and if applicable, MSN/Yahoo IM.”. Nothing much here, until we hit their “news update”: In most recent events of GMS, Read more…


Gamemaker Magazine becomes Gamemaker Scope Magazine

GMM has announced a new issue of their magazine, with a new name of Gamemaker Scope Magazine. Issue 5 is the November issue (?) and features a new layout and 36 pages of content. Download it here.


Stolen design, but…

The similarities between the design issue 11 of GameMaker Tech and the recently released third issue of Game Maker Magazine are, well, very noticeable. Starting with the front cover there are some obvious similarities. Three gray letters and 4 boxes on the right hand side listing the contents adorn both magazines – but this is just the start of this ‘stolen’ design.


Game Maker Magazine Issue 3

The April issue of the Unofficial Game Maker Magazine has been released and has been criticised by some for its similar look to the latest issue of GameMaker Tech. Download GMM Issue 3 (pdf, 8.6MB) Discussion of GMM Issue 3 to follow.


Which way to go?

The rise of GameMaker Tech, launch of Game Maker Magazine and apparent demise of MarkUp has put me in an awkward position. Which magazine do I contribute to? Previously MarkUp has been my magazine of choice, but I haven’t really been happy with what has been going on their for the last couple of months. I’m not alone on this as fellow GMB writer tuntis recently left MarkUp and applied to join GameMaker Tech. I Read more…


Gamemaker Magazine, pt. 2

…and the second issue is out, featuring the following: Interview with Edge and FredFredrickson Tutorial “save with your own file format” Editorials Gamemaker Magazine, What sites to post your game on and what you think should be in the next version of Game Maker The making of “Bloopie” so far Making a GM game that sells Make your games run faster $5 million & YoYo Games Game Maker: ’99 to now Reviews of Magi, Lux, Read more…