Learn how to build space game using Game Maker Studio and learn how you can sell your games on Itch IO marketplaces

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to build and design game using Game Maker Studio
  • Learn how to create sprite, object, and room
  • Learn how to sell game products on Itch IO
  • Learn how to promote games with effective marketing strategies

Requirements

  • No previous game development or programming experience is required
  • Willingness to learn, be creative and innovative

Description

Welcome to Game Maker Studio: Build Space Game & Sell it on Itch IO course. This is basically an extensive project based course where you will learn step by step on how to build a variety of cool games using Game Maker Studio and potentially generate passive income by selling the game on a marketplace called Itch IO. This course will teach you how to build and design games without having to know programming since Game Maker Studio allows you to do visual scripting, dragging and dropping interfaces to create game objects, levels, and even animations. Therefore, these tools would be perfect for aspiring game developers who have ambitions to create their own game to build on without having to master any programming skills. In addition, this course will also present you with some examples of existing games which were built using Game Maker Studio as well as potential game ideas to build based on your own interest which hopefully can give you some inspirations and motivations. To make your learning experience even more complete, the course also comes with a project where you will be guided step by step on how to build a new game from scratch using Game Maker Studio which will give you hands-on experience and chance to implement skills you’ve learnt into a real project. Once you’ve created the game, you will also learn how to sell your game on Itch IO, a large marketplace with estimated monthly traffic of 33.5 Millions people. Then, continue by learning several effective marketing strategies to promote your game and potentially generate more sales.

First of all, before getting into the course, we need to ask ourselves this question. Why should we learn Game Maker Studio? Well, the answer might be pretty obvious to some people, this is one of the best software that you can utilize to build and design game without having to know how to code, other than that, there are still many other reasons why, Game Maker Studio has been well known as cross platform development which basically means that you can develop games multiple different platforms, including but not only limited to Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, etc. Game Maker Studio also has a supportive community and resources which will enable you to get help from fellow developers regarding resources, tutorial, or additional support which is very valuable especially for someone who has just started and extremely new to this field. Besides that, Game Maker Studio also offers you a free plan which is definitely lucrative for people who just want to learn the basics of game development without having to invest a lot of money for their learning resources although the free plan obviously also comes with some limitations as well.

Below are things that you will learn in the course:

  • Exploring Game Maker Studio dashboard and features

  • Learn how to create sprite

  • Learn how to create object

  • Learn how to create room

  • Learn how to find free assets on Game Maker Studio marketplace

  • Extensive discussion about cool game ideas to build

  • Fully guided project to build space exploration game from scratch

  • Sell your games on Itch IO marketplace

  • Effective marketing strategies to promote your games

  • Pre-production: game testing

Who this course is for:

  • People who want to build game without having to know how to code
  • People who want to generate income from selling games