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GameMaker: Studio For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-85210-1
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352 pages
June 2014
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Introduction  1

Part I: Getting Started with GameMaker: Studio  5

Chapter 1: Introducing GameMaker: Studio 7

Chapter 2: Discovering GameMaker: Studio Features and Tools 13

Part II: Basic Tools and Techniques  31

Chapter 3: Creating Events 33

Chapter 4: Adding Actions to Events 47

Chapter 5: Working with Views 77

Chapter 6: Working with Time Lines 99

Part III: Creating Special Effects  125

Chapter 7: Using Actions to Create Special Effects with Particles 127

Chapter 8: Coding Special Effects with Particles 151

Chapter 9: Using Surfaces to Create Effects 175

Chapter 10: Applying Scaling 201

Part IV: Coding Physics, Mobile Controls, and More 219

Chapter 11: Coding with GameMaker Language 221

Chapter 12: Using Physics 247

Chapter 13: Creating Controls for Mobile Devices 265

Chapter 14: Saving and Loading 293

Part V: The Part of Tens  311

Chapter 15: Ten Tips for Game Developers 313

Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Frequently Asked Questions about GameMaker: Studio 319

Index  323

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