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Learn RPGs in GameMaker: Studio

Build and Design Role Playing Games

  • Ben Tyers

Table of contents

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About this book

Introduction

Carry out the pre-planning, design, and programming of role playing games (RPGs) using the popular GameMaker: Studio in this very practical and fun book. Author Ben Tyers teaches you how to create a story or plotline for the RPG, apply aesthetics, and develop core and extended gameplay.  

Using Learn RPGs in GameMaker: Studio, you can design and build your own RPG using the GameMaker: Studio platform. Build your first game application and deploy in an app store, on Facebook, or just on a PC.  Maybe, even, make a few bucks.  

You will:
  • Use the GameMaker: Studio platform to design and build a role playing game
  • Create a story for game design purposes, using a plot line and defining characters 
  • Discover the impact of aesthetics on art style, character separation, scene development, sound design and views
  • Master core gameplay elements such as battles, exploration, scoring, and endings
  • Work with extended gameplay elements such as collectibles, quirks, management, and saving 
  • Employ the various core and extended gameplay elements as appropriate to your RPG

Keywords

gamemaker studio rpg role playing design coding development programming software application

Authors and affiliations

  • Ben Tyers
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  1. 1.Flat 1414 Bury House Flat 14WorthingUnited Kingdom

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