Planning on making an Android game. Need some advice

Discussion in 'Android' started by Maxinator75, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. Maxinator75
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    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this.

    My name is Max and I'm new to this forum :D. I am a big fan of retro games. I have been planning on making a retro style game for Android devices but I have one question... Which software should I use? I found a lot but there is always a carch like "Pay $500 for the full version or you can't publish your app". It needs to be entirely free. Any advice? Thanks in advance :D

    I'm sorry if this thread is not at the right place.
     
  2. Pleng

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    What's your level of programming experience?

    I'm using UNITY to make mine. It's free to publish games with as long as you're not making more than $10,000 per year off the game (in which case, you can probably afford to pay for a license! :D)
     
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    I actually have no programming skills yet. Is Unity hard to learn? I'm planning on making it a 2D game.
     
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    Check out
    learnunity3d.com for unity
    It will help you learn alot about it.
     
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    If you have no programming skills then yes, it's hard to learn. A game is an extremely complex piece of software. You'd be better of with something like GameMaker studio, I guess... but then you'll need to buy it before you can export to Android.