GameMaker Studio Is Currently Free

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Gahars, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Hey, all you aspiring game designers. GameMaker Studio, the engine that fueled Hotline Miami, Spelunky, and game of the generation Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden (I'm only half kidding about that "game of the generation" part) is currently free.

    That's right, free. It costs zilch, zero, nada, and other such words for nothing.

    :arrow:GameMaker Blog

    Now, this is normally a $50 dollar value, so you might want to hop on this while/if you can. And who knows? Maybe you'll design the next indie darling, and you'd only have to pay with your social life!
     
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    What a price to pay, to be the author of your fate.
     
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  3. TwilightWarrior

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    Woah, this must be a coincidence I just finished my personal project (a year long project for school) yesterday as it was a game I made on game maker. In fact, I just presented it it 5 hours ago!
     
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    I forgot
    The blog is down, but the actual download site is up and working fine: http://www.yoyogames.com/studio/download
    From PC Gamer:
     
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  5. Kurt91

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    The download site is giving me "500 - Server Error". Does it have to be downloaded from this particular page, or is there an alternate site I can get it from?
     
  6. boomario

    boomario Nothing to say here.

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    The page doesn't load, just getting error 500. :(
     
  7. Dork

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    It's also available free on Steam, just so anyone cares.
     
  8. SolidSnake95

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    Its free for now...until you have to update to a version that forces you to pay or lose most of the "good" features.
     
  9. NariIro

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    FYI you MUST accept the version update that first comes up. It took me 20 mins to figure out where to register.
     
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    'Crack plz' when that happens, not that hard to do I guess.
    Nice advertisement, for a hopefully nice tool. It's good to give something away for free from time to time, in my opinion ;)
     
  11. LightyKD

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    I'm waiting on my registration email... its been 30 minutes :(
     
  12. ShadowSoldier

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    The co-creator of GTA is the lead developer for Game Maker Studio.
     
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    Just wait and try again. The servers are overloaded but I got a download eventually.
     
  14. Kurt91

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    I just used Steam, but it's not working right. I got a Setup Error when running the NET Framework installer, and am having trouble getting my license key to work. If I try opening the program anyways, I end up with the free version started up, and get an error message right off the bat. I haven't tried actually putting anything together yet, though.
     
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  16. jonthedit

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    It's been done. It's basically useless without Standard though.