Learn how to make games in Game Maker

Learn how to make games in Game Maker Studio's power game making engine. Build, code and design games from scratch

What will I learn in this course?

In this course, you will learn to build games with Game Maker one of the easiest engines to use on the planet! Build games from scratch and learn to code at the same time. GameMaker accommodates the creation of cross-platform and multi-genre video games using drag and drop action sequences or a sandboxed scripting language known as Game Maker Language, which can be used to develop more advanced games that could not be created just by using the drag and drop features. GameMaker was designed to allow novice computer programmers to be able to make computer games without much programming knowledge by use of these action. This course is project based so you will not be learning a bunch of useless coding practices .

What will I be able to do after this course?

By the end of this course, you will be able to develop games and will have real world apps to use in your portfolio. We feel that project based training content is the best way to get from A to B. This course will show you how to master technology through the use of video. This course will give you everything you need to thrive in our technological society.


Your Instructor


John Bura
John Bura

John Bura is has been a successful Udemy instructor since 2011. John Bura has been programming games since 1997 and teaching since 2002. John is the owner of the game development studio Mammoth Interactive. This company produces XBOX 360, iPhone, iPad, android, HTML 5, ad-games and more. Mammoth Interactive recently sold a game to Nickelodeon! John has been contracted by many different companies to provide game design, audio, programming, level design and project management. To this day John has 40 commercial games that he has contributed to. Several of the games he has produced have risen to the top 10 in the Apple's app store. In his spare time John likes to play ultimate Frisbee, cycle and work out.


Class Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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This course is nicely done. John does a great job explaining the tutorials very well. And better yet, it is simple and effective.

- Taskin Cratton

The course and explanations are clear enough to understand the basis.

- Adriano Milo