Save Games whilst Playing Online

If, instead of downloading GameMaker games in the traditional sense, you prefer to use YoYo Games’ InstantPlay technology you might be interested to know of a recent change at GMArcade. GMArcade have updated their “Play Online” feature so that saved games are not wiped each time you restart a game. Describing the feature GMArcade admin homebrewpc wrote “Any files that have the extension .sav or whose filename starts with GMASAVE will be kept on the Read more…


Play any GMArcade game anywhere

Last week GMArcade added a new feature to their website which enables users to launch any game uploaded to their site from any other website using their “Play Online” technology. This bypasses the need for a gamer to visit the GMArcade website as games can be launched from individual team websites or even, as GMArcade suggest, the GameMaker Community. Whilst I am sure some GameMaker users will welcome this move, I fear this feature could Read more…


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…


GMArcade.com under attack

The most popular “instant play” style website besides YoYoGames, GMArcade, has been under attack and is once again looking to upgrade their servers. “First of all, I would like to apologize to you for todays downloading and online play downtime. We had someone continuously download a file over 125,000 times. This is also why the server seemed slow yesterday. The “hackers” ISP has been notified of their server abuse.” Matthew Kremer The site now contains Read more…


GM Arcade

It appears this is the first post on GameMaker Blog or gmnews about this site which actually astonishes me. GMArcade is a new website that enables you to play a selection of Game Maker creations from your browser, in a similar fashion to YoYo Games’ “Instant Play” feature through the use of a Java Applet. The website is run by Matthew Kremer a ‘President & CEO’ of a gaming computer company who apparently can not Read more…