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Building Video Games at Home

Gordon Oak June 9, 2019 0 comments

Have you ever wanted to build video games sitting on your couch, or while eating a bowl of cereal? Surely, we’ve all that fantasy.

A Big Idea and a Small Start

Think of some of your favorite games, what genre were they? Did they have a particular game mechanic that you liked? Write these down and choose 3 to base your game on.

What tools should I use to build Video Games at home?

There are tons of tool and platforms available.

Unity

Unity

Start bringing your vision to life today. Unity’s real-time 3D development platform empowers you with all you need to create, operate, and monetize.

Game Maker Studio 2

Game Maker Studio 2

Making games development accessible to everyone means taking away the barriers to getting started. Using our intuitive ‘Drag and Drop’ development environment you can have your game up and running in a matter of minutes without ever having to write any code! GameMaker’s built-in language (GML) helps you learn to program as you go and not jump in at the deep end of coding.

EASY TO GET STARTED – YOYOGAMES

Stencyl

Stencyl

Stencyl isn’t your average game creation software; it’s a gorgeous, intuitive toolset that accelerates your workflow and then gets out of the way. We take care of the essentials, so you can focus on what’s important – making your game yours. 

Game Studio in a Box – STENCYL

GameSalad

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GameSalad

The easiest game design tool to build 2D games with no code. What are you waiting for? Download now for FREE and start making your own awesome game.

Get in the right Mindset and the right Workspace.

Working on your projects at home can be distracting for many people. Find some time during the day and somewhere you are comfortable and able to focus. Making a game at home won’t always be easy, and some tasks and problems may take a long time to solve.

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Gordon Oak

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Gordon Oak has been a Software Consultant and Webmaster for over 10 years in the Gaming and Web Applications space. Currently enamored with Artifical Intelligence.

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