GameMaker is an easy-to-use programming environment that anyone, middle school-aged and older, can use to make their own video games. Through its versatile features, game maker has been commonly used in game jams and several commercial games.
This series is a beginner series, covering the basic features of game maker. We will be creating a sidescrolling space shooter using simple techniques that can accomplish great things. It will include asteroids, shooting, explosions, wave progression, and a health system.