These tutorials are all for Game Maker. The tutorials should help you start building games with the software and learn how the scripting works.
NOTE:Tutorials are slowly being reformatted to look neater.This means some tutorials look poorly formatted.
Simple MovementLearn how to move a character up, down, left and right with the keyboard.WallsLearn how to add walls in your game and stop characters going past them.Platform MovementLearn how to make a basic platform game with gravity and jumping. Double JumpLearn how to make your character perform a double jump. SpringsLearn how to make springs for your character to jump on. LaddersLearn how to make your character climb up and down ladders.
Variables, Score, Health and Lives
Views and Display
Changing SpritesLearn how to make your character face the way it is moving by changing sprites. CamerasLearn how to add a camera to your level and make it follow your character. Drawing onto the ViewLearn how draw the lives, health, ammo onto the screen when you have a camera. Change Camera TargetLearn how to change what object your camera follows.
Weapons and Ammo
BulletsLearn how to make your character fire bullets.Basic AmmoLearn how to limit how many bullets your character can fire. Super Mario Style Fire BallLearn how to make fire balls similar to those in Super Mario Bros. Cursor AimingLearn how to make your character shoot towards the mouse cursor.Weapon InventoryLearn how to make a full weapons inventory, each weapon has it's own ammo.
Countdown TimerLearn how to make a timer countdown on your level. ButtonsLearn how to make a title screen with a start button.
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