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Key Bindings - New 1.4 Feature
Posted by Mark Alexander on 26 September 2014 in Tech

Anyone that works with a given set of tools will know that once they get used to a certain way of... More »

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Scaling For HTML5
Posted by Mark Alexander on 19 September 2014 in Tech

After the previous two tech blogs about scaling for devices, there have been a few requests for a... More »

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Scaling For Devices: Part 2 - The Game View
Posted by Mark Alexander on 12 September 2014 in Tech

In Part 1 of this tech blog, we looked at different methods to scale the GUI layer so that it can... More »

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Scaling For Devices: Part 1 - The GUI Layer
Posted by Mark Alexander on 5 September 2014 in Tech

This article is part one of a two part series in which we will explore the different ways to scal... More »

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Using Motion Planning
Posted by Mark Alexander on 29 August 2014 in Tech

In today's article we are going to go over the motion planning functions in GameMaker: Studio. If... More »

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Best Practices When Coding In GameMaker: Studio
Posted by Mark Alexander on 22 August 2014 in Tech

In this article we are going to cover some "best practices" for when you are using the GameMaker ... More »

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GameMaker: Studio UI Hints, Tips and Shortcuts
Posted by Mark Alexander on 15 August 2014 in Tech

The GameMaker: Studio IDE comes with a number of handy shortcuts and features that are often over... More »

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GameMaker: Studio 1.4 Features
Posted by Mark Alexander on 8 August 2014 in Tech

The 1.4 update to GameMaker: Studio is perhaps the most important to date. Apart from greatly inc... More »

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Alpha and Surfaces
Posted by Mark Alexander on 1 August 2014 in Tech

Quite often we have people enquiring about what they see as odd results using surfaces, most spec... More »

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New Image Editor Features (EA and 1.4+)
Posted by Mark Alexander on 18 July 2014 in Tech

The Early Access version of GameMaker: Studio (from version 1.99.177 upwards) has seen some chang... More »

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Creating A Simple Extension For iOS And Android
Posted by Mark Alexander on 11 July 2014 in Tech

Extensions for iOS and Android were first introduced in the 1.3 beta version of Gamemaker: Studio... More »

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How To Make A Marketplace Ready Package Using Early Access 1.4
Posted by Mark Alexander on 4 July 2014 in Tech

This week we saw the launch of the YoYo Games Marketplace and an update to the 1.4 version of Gam... More »

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Explaining Blend Modes - Part 2
Posted by Mark Alexander on 27 June 2014 in Tech

In the previous article that we published on blend modes, we covered the simple blend modes that ... More »

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Explaining Blend Modes - Part 1
Posted by Mark Alexander on 20 June 2014 in Tech

If you've been using GameMaker: Studio for any length of time, you will almost certainly have com... More »

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Ad Provider Demos
Posted on 13 June 2014 in Tech

We've released the new and expanded version 2 of all the ad provider demos. If you already have a... More »

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