University of Colorado System

Getting Started with GameMaker

This course is part of Game Development with GameMaker Specialization

Taught in English

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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April 2024

Assessments

4 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you'll learn about the course and get GameMaker and Paint.NET installed. You'll learn about sprites and sprite strips in GameMaker and get some practice creating and editing sprites in Paint.NET

What's included

7 videos2 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

In this module, you'll learn how to create objects and instances in GameMaker. You'll also learn how to give objects behavior using events and actions, using both GML Visual and GML Code.

What's included

4 videos2 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

In this module, you'll learn how to add sound effects to your GameMaker games and edit audio files using Audacity. You'll also learn some fundamental ideas for implementing NPC movement.

What's included

8 videos5 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

In this module, you'll learn how random number generators work in computers, and you'll also learn how to add object-level and game-level randomness to your GameMaker games.

What's included

5 videos3 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Dr. Tim "Dr. T" Chamillard
University of Colorado System
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