Mark your calendars, the next National STEM Video Game Challenge is starting in November of 2011! If you don’t remember it from last year, it’s one of the biggest contests for youth game designers there is. Here’s a description from the site: Inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a [...]
Stop sitting around inside and Come Out & Play! This is a great opportunity to join an annual festival that promotes innovation, activity, and having fun. Read more about it here.
The Ludic Masters of Ludo Dojo are good friends with the Masters of Gigantic Mechanic, a small indie game development studio based in Brooklyn, NY. Greg Trefry and Mattia Romeo, the Gigantic Mechanics themselves, worked on many games at Gamelab, including Gamestar Mechanic, and were some of the cofounders of the Come Out and Play [...]
Game Maker is game creation software that lets you make 2D games with ease. It’s one of the “industry standard” tools out there for hobbyist game making because it has a free and a paid Mac and PC version, great resources for learning to use it, and a thriving community. Some advanced developers may get [...]
In addition to our new Tools of the Trade post on Game Maker, we’ve updated the Resources We Recommend page with a great book to get you started. If you’re getting into Game Maker and want more than just an offline resources, head over to gmc.yoyogames.com. That’s a great online community where you can find [...]