[Post of the Month] End of an Era: GameMaker 1.X Sunset coming at end of July 2018

Yes, this is the end of GameMaker…well at least the end of official GameMaker Studio 1.X support. Worry not though, if you have GameMaker Studio 1.X it will continue to work as it always has and you can always jump onto the GameMaker Studio 2 platform which is the greatest sequel in the GameMaker software series to date. Indie Game Development has grown by leaps and bounds in the past years and GMS has played Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Winter Sale brings warm savings to developers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for getting discounts on games and software. YoYo Games attempts to stuff developer’s stockings with up to 20% off of GameMaker Studio 2 licenses. If you are just getting into game development or even looking for a more robust framework then now is the time to jump in and start making dreams a reality.   GMS2 is a full update of the original GameMaker Studio product and offers Read more…


[GameMaker Tutorial] Simple Embedded database using Grid Data Structure

GameMakerBlog Tutorials Create A Simple Database with DS_GRID Games require a lot of information, everything from player hp, mana, level, skills, attack power, sprites, and even quest lists. Storing that data is a common problem that has many different solutions, though when you want to make something simple, portable and only use the base language you might want to investigate using a data structure called a Grid. A Grid is very similar to both a Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Annouces official Mac version in newly released 2.1 milestone

GameMaker Studio 2 – v2.1 Released August 25th, 2017 It finally happened, yes GameMaker Studio 2 version 2.1 has been released and with it comes a whole bag of updates. Most important of the new features though, is the official support for Mac; this is something that has been not only lacking but asked for by the community for years. To top it off, YoYo Games has bundled the Mac version along with the Windows Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Adds Console Export Modules

GameMaker Studio 2 Adds Console Export Modules The Good News June 22, 2017: YoYo Games announces triumphantly that Console Export Modules for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have arrived Now this is great news, it really is; console exporting at the click of a button is a grand idea and really lends itself to getting out there and making the next big hit on some of the newest console platforms available: PS4 and Xbox One. Read more…


First Impression Feedback – #01 DRADIS

by: Highlandcoo twitter website GMForum Do you like Space? Do you like Spaceships? Have you always wanted to control one of your own? And… can you type fast enough to survive?! In this game, a single typo can kill you!


Exclusive Interview With The Creator Of GameMaker

Today we’re joined by Professor Mark Overmars, the creator of GameMaker. Continue reading for the full interview.


It’s Official – Digital Store Will Replace GameMaker Sandbox

Today YoYo Games, the developers of GameMaker Studio, officially announced their plan to replace the GameMaker Sandbox with a digital store. While the sandbox used to be a popular destination for gamers and developers alike, in recent years it has been neglected by YoYo Games and subsequently become obsolete. GameMaker Sandbox is being replaced with a new service called GameMaker Player. Read on for more information.