The Complete GameMaker Studio 2 Game Development Course
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The Complete GameMaker Studio 2 Game Development Course

Learn game making with GameMaker Studio 2 - No coding experience required!
4.5 (305 ratings)
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1,437 students enrolled
Created by Aaron Craig
Last updated 4/2019
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This course includes
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Code your own video games
  • Think like a programmer

  • Use GameMaker Studio 2 like a pro

  • Animate sprites
  • Add music and sound FX
  • Transition between different game levels
  • Create a menu
Course content
Expand all 57 lectures 07:05:56
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:02

In this video, I introduce myself, the course, and what you can expect from it.

Preview 02:02
+ Getting GameMaker Studio 2 Set Up
3 lectures 11:44

If you don't already have GameMaker Studio 2 installed, this video will walk you through the entire process.

Downloading & Installing GameMaker Studio 2
03:46

Let's explore GameMaker Studio and get familiar with its interface.

Preview 05:17

YoYo games has many more demos and tutorials you can run, be sure to check them out. You may find something related to the game you want to make.

Running Game Domos
02:41
+ All About Sprites
4 lectures 24:29

Time to make a sprite! We'll go over what they are, how GMS views them, and how you can make them inside of GameMaker Studio using their tools.

Preview 07:56

Animated sprites are really just lots images put together. Let's try making one ourselves and see how GMS animates it for us.

Animating Your Sprite
05:04

There are multiple ways of getting sprites into your game, this way is nice and easy.

Importing Sprites From Files
02:14

Sprite sheets are a collection of related sprites, usually in a format that is easily digestible for an engine like GameMaker Studio. We'll go over what they are, what separates the good from the bad, and how to use the built it tools to turn them into animated sprites in just a few steps.

How To Use Sprite Sheets
09:15
+ All About Objects
3 lectures 12:31

Objects are the backbone of every video game. Let's look at what exactly they are.

Objects Overview
05:10
Object Events
04:01
Built-in Properties
03:20
+ Learning To Code
8 lectures 56:28
Your First Line of Code
08:06
Variables
09:40
If Else Logic
08:10
Comments
04:09
Reading Errors
07:32
Functions Part 1
08:35
Functions Part 2
06:11
+ Your First Game!
2 lectures 25:04
Creating The Game
14:58
Planning Our Next Game
10:06
+ The Player Ship
7 lectures 45:53
Movement
04:37
Refining Player Movement
07:31
Key Mapping (To Use WASD)
04:07
Player Lazers
10:42
Sound FX
03:36
Thruster FX
11:50
+ Game Look & Feel
2 lectures 08:58
The Room Settings
04:14
Background Music
04:44
+ The Enemy Ship
5 lectures 35:03
Enemy Movement
06:57
Enemy Lazers
08:52
Collisions
07:22
Destroying The Enemy Ship
06:26
Player Death
05:26
Requirements
  • You want to learn to make video games!
  • You don't need to know how to code.
  • No game design experience necessary.
  • No experience in GameMaker Studio 2 or other software required.
  • A computer capable of running GameMaker Studio 2
Description

If you've ever wanted to make a game, or start programming, but have been intimidated by the process, this is the course for you! We're going to make a game from scratch using GameMaker Studio 2 Trial - $0, and 0 experience required.

This course will walk you through the basics of game development, game design, programming fundamentals, and more. GameMaker Studio 2 is an awesome engine for creating 2D and 3D games with ease. Throughout this course, you'll learn to use Sprites, create Objects, change Rooms, and create your own Scripts. We'll go step by step, explaining everything along the way.

The best part is that, by the end, you'll be ready to create your own games, or branch into software development in general. You'll learn real coding, terminology, logic, and more that will help you be a great programmer and game designer.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to create video games.
  • Those who want to learn to code, but are scared to start.
  • Anyone who wants to learn software development.