Thank you for joining us for a wonderful week in Video Game Design: Uncharted Worlds Tech Camp!
If you are interested in continuing your education from Video Game Design: Uncharted Worlds Tech Camp, below is information about how to purchase the technologies we use in Tech Camp.
Campers who take part in our Video Game Design camps have many options for continuing to create video games outside of Tech Camp. Below you will find information about the software that we use, books that are available, and how to try making games on your own.
Downloading GameMaker 8.0
Campers in our Video Game Design Tech Camps use GameMaker 8.0 software (free version). There is a newer version of GameMaker called GameMaker Studio. We recommend staying on version 8.0, which is much more stable software.
- Mac parents: There’s also a Mac version of GameMaker. However, there is a known error when installing on the newest Mac operating systems. Use this fix to bypass the error.
Books and Tutorials
The developer of GameMaker Studio is YoYoGames, and they have created some free training material inside the GameMaker 8.0 software. We also recommend a book from Jacob Habgood called GameMaker’s Apprentice (for GameMaker 8.0).
- Link: GameMaker’s Apprentice book $26
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