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Jan 5 @ 4:42pm
Does anyone know of some game making software that is reliable, cheap or even better free. I'm just trying to put myself out there to see what I can do and or learn from it.
Jan 5 @ 6:38pm
Unity has a pretty powerful free version.
Jan 5 @ 6:47pm
I just got that. Ill try it out. Thanks for the help
Jan 13 @ 5:37pm
Visual Studio Express is also free, combined with OpenGL(using something like GLEW) or the DirectX SDK, you can do a lot with that... Reliable, yes... but perhaps not the easiest route... Though, you might wanna double check the license before you sell any games made with it.
Jan 13 @ 5:42pm
All right. I tried the free version of GameMaker: Studio, but from some reason my computer doesn't recognise certain files, and I am also having trouble finding sprites
Jan 13 @ 5:50pm
you can probably find sprite sheets on google if you need temporary art
Jan 13 @ 5:54pm
Jan 13 @ 5:54pm
've seen/heard a few prominent developer being asked how to get into the industry and they all say the same thing do mods.
Jan 13 @ 6:20pm
I've been hearing many mixed things. Some have told me get into testing, some have said make something... Its very confusing. They all want different things, so I guess I will have to do as many different things as I can, centered around my interests.
Jan 13 @ 9:38pm
I believe that UDK is one of the top game making software tool. And if you're looking to make a game why not join me my crew we have very few people right now and are in need of assistence to make our extremly large games
Jan 13 @ 10:35pm
Im down. Let me friend you real quick. Do you have any samples out right now that I could look at?
Jan 14 @ 2:37am
The best free tools for game development (IMO of course):
Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition
(maybe 2012 if you have Windows 7+) for coding.
Jan 14 @ 3:01am
^ These are all pretty good.^ Also, you'll need something like FRAPS for vid capturing. Also, you probably have a free copy of SDK in your library, and Game Maker Studio is free in the Software store (it's a great way to get started and have something to show and evaluate in an afternoon)
Jan 14 @ 11:40am
Whichever option you choose, start by ordering up a copy of [whichever one you choose] for Dummies. If nothing else those pull out reference cards are very handy.
Jan 15 @ 2:59pm
well no i dont im in the middle of being taught all the mechanics of this but keep in mind u have to find a model making software i dont know of any free ones just yet
Jan 15 @ 5:52pm
Blender is a free open source modeling tool, but its not widely used in the industry proper, though some people swear by it.
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