Gamemaker Studio Games Design CB303 / E05

Start date
20 Oct 21
1 Hour
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


Get your students excited about being games designers, with the new, easy to use, powerful, Gamemaker Studio 2 software.This is a one hour introduction to Gamemaker Studio 2, its IDE, workflow and features.

In this session David Batty will be demonstrating getting started in Gamemaker while answering questions from attendees as we build a simple game.

The session will also cover getting Gamemaker Studio 2, system requirements, features, workflow, graphics & sound editors, and the community surrounding this excellent piece of software.

There is no need to install Gamemaker yourself, simply follow and ask questions as we go along in this live demonstration.


Gamemaker Studio 2 is really one piece of software that can quickly get your students in to being solo games developers working from their bedroom.

About the course leader.

David was a bedroom programmer in the 1980's running his own very successful software house (now its trendy to call it a 'Studio') and has been a solo developer since 1982. David was a beta tester for Gamemaker Studio 2 for a year prior to its release and has worked with YoYo Games in the past at Education Shows in England and Scotland. For seven years he has delivered four weeks of Gamemaker games design sessions to residential students (8 to 17 years old) at Techcamp in Winchester during the summer holidays, and regularly delivers sessions at various times of the year online or in-school.

Who is the course leader?


At the end of this one hour session you will know exactly what Gamemaker Studio 2 is, how it works, and what Gamemaker can do for you in the classroom.
You will have seen various games created in Gamemaker and will understand the power of this excellent software.


1 Teach computing reach and engagement event (bespoke support)20 October 202115:00-16:00Virtual

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