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December 12, 2017

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I want to talk about something cool that I’m calling “orchestration." Object orchestration is the act of controlling objects from inside of another object. This is very useful for something like a “controller” object, which manages many things in your game.

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November 28, 2017

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Welcome to another GameMaker basics tutorial! Today we are going to talk about views which is the camera system in GameMaker. Views, like most things in GameMaker, have some tricky to understand variables and functions

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November 24, 2017

Guest Blogger

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Hello, and welcome to another GameMaker basics tutorial. Today, I want to talk to you about how to pause your game. It is a fairly simple process, but it can be a bit confusing if you are unfamiliar with certain GameMaker functions.

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November 20, 2017

Guest Blogger

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Shaders are often used to create beautiful graphical effects in games. They are also among the most advanced features offered by GameMaker Studio 2, but I will try to explain everything as simply as possible in this post.

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November 14, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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In the second part of this series, we are going to explain how to compile a final executable as an APK file and upload it to the Amazon Appstore so you can make it available to the public.

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November 13, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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We are excited about the all-new Amazon Fire edition for GameMaker Studio 2 (GMS2), letting developers create and publish Amazon Appstore games directly from the GameMaker IDE. To celebrate our partnership, we have released a series of tutorials on developing  with GameMaker.

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November 10, 2017

Guest Blogger

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Welcome to the final GameMaker Basics entry! In this post, I'll cover hitboxes and hurtboxes. For example, how do they work? How do you set them up? How do you balance them? I thought this would be a great place to address questions like these.

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November 09, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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Welcome to the first part of our Amazon Fire tech blogs. In this blog post, we will take you through setting up GameMaker Studio 2 and testing your game on an Amazon Fire device.

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November 08, 2017

Guest Blogger

This is the second part in our series about setting up source control in GameMaker Studio 2. In this post, we will cover how to deal with merge conflicts.

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November 03, 2017

Guest Blogger

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In our third GameMaker basics post, we are going to talk about adding some juice to your character movements and animations. This will help you squeeze some more life and feeling out of your games, and improve the quality of your games overall.

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October 27, 2017

Guest Blogger

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Welcome to the second entry in our GameMaker Basics series. If you are following along from the previous entry, great! We will be picking up right where we left off. Today we are going to set up a simple state machine.

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October 20, 2017

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In this four part series, guest blogger, Nathan Ranney, covers the basics of developing with GameMaker. This post explores setting up and animating sprites.

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