Blog posts by Ross Manthorp

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Holiday Sequences Jam: WINNERS
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 15 January 2021

Our holiday competition has concluded! The theme of the jam was “FORWARD MOTION” and we saw some... More »

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GameMaker Holiday Sequences Jam
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 16 December 2020

YoYo Games is happy to be hosting a holiday competition to create and develop a game on the theme... More »

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Coding GUI Elements Using Structs
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 10 December 2020

Hi, I’m Zack Banack, developer of the Shampoo framework. Shampoo changes the GUI-development work... More »

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The Positive Power Of Making Video Games
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 3 December 2020

Playing video games unlocks a host of well-documented side benefits, including improved brain fun... More »

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GMS2 Version 2.3.1 Full Release
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 23 November 2020

GameMaker Studio 2 update 2.3.1 is an evolution of the new Sequences functionality introduced in ... More »

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Using GameMaker in Game Jams
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 12 November 2020

Game jams are a fantastic way to flex your creativity, test out new tools and techniques and to c... More »

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Writing Efficient Code: Reusability and Extensibility
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 29 October 2020

Gurpreet S. Matharoo creates GameMaker courses and is known on YouTube as “GameMakerStation”. He... More »

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Update 2.3.1 Beta Release & More
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 8 October 2020

Version 2.3.1 GameMaker Studio 2 update 2.3.1 is another evolution of the new Sequences function... More »

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GameMaker Studio 2 Version 2.3.0 Release
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 18 August 2020

Welcome to GameMaker Studio 2.3.0! This major new release introduces many significant improvement... More »

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How I Use GameMaker To Make a Living For My Family
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 13 August 2020

Below is a picture of me (the one on the left!). I am a game developer and go by the name Nerdook... More »

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Best Game: The Runners-Up
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 30 July 2020

Having recently crowned our Best Game we wanted to look at all the amazing games that did not mak... More »

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Education: Learning to Program
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 21 July 2020

Space Bubbles is a complete educator resource for teaching students how to program in GameMaker S... More »

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Precise Tile Collisions by Pixelated Pope
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 16 July 2020

Hey GameMakers! Pixelated Pope here, and today I want to show you a method for building your game... More »

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Making Games During The Lockdown
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 10 July 2020

We are living in unprecedented times. The global coronavirus pandemic has meant that the majority... More »

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GameMaker Award 2020 - Vote for Best Game!!
Posted by Ross Manthorp on 22 June 2020

We were overwhelmed with the quality of submissions Best Game! Our judges just managed to bring i... More »

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