Making your first video game

Step 1: Get a Game Engine

A game engine is simply the main tool you will need to create/develop your game. Depending on the type of games you plan to make, there are a so many game engines to chose from.

For this simple project, we will be using GameMaker: Studio by YoYoGames. It's fairly easy to understand how games are made with this tool. Plus it's free version allows you to do so much.

Get GameMaker: Studio

Step 2: Follow along in this tutorial

This video will walk you through, step-by-step on how to create your first game in GameMaker: Studio. I will explain some game development concepts as we make this game. Pause the video where necessary if you need to catch up in certain sections. But by the end, you will have made a working game.

Watch the tutorial on Youtube

Step 3: Subscribe to keep the tutorials coming

The best way to master the art/science of making video games is to continually practice. Luckily, I got you covered. My collection of tutorials will teach you more about game developing as you create more games.