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gamemaker studio

Controlling Objects with Rhythm

In this tutorial I’m going to show you one way to control objects in GameMaker Studio with rhythm. This is if you would like actions or code to run along with the beats of music. Please note that this is not about measuring the inputs from the user, but about using a metronome controller to […]

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projects vb_hell

vb shooter fx updates

Lots of new updates today: Blood spatter, dependent on enemy size and on damage/destruction Camera zoom in and out for specific areas Improved AI system for enemy attacking and movement Enemy spawn, entry, and fun animations!

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stepmania

How To Setup StepMania for Modern Dance Gaming

Let’s setup StepMania for Windows to play dance games at home!

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projects vb_hell

New UI, FX, and enemies

I’ve been adding a whole host of features to my twitchy little bullet hell game! Full controller support / mouse/keyboard support Enemy AI creeps around, aims, and fires Bullet animations Dodge, dash, animations New artwork!

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Rental Rumble

Rental Rumble available now!

Turbo City Gaiden is now available to play at itch.io! Go check it out! https://robnicholsgames.itch.io/turbo-city-gaiden

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projects vb_hell

vb_hell demo

I decided to start taking limited-color-palette to another extreme and limit myself to the 4 red and black colors of the Nintendo Virtual Boy. The idea is to make a fast-paced twin-stick shooter with the fast paced swarms of enemies from Robotron. But instead of futuristic evil robots, it’ll have a satanic style like Doom […]

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projects Rental Rumble

Turbo City Gaiden: Rental Rumble

Help the baddest video game cover band there is, The Mad Gear, defeat the D.O.S. gang! They’ve invaded your favorite video rental store and stolen all the copies of Final Fight for the SNES! This is a mini-game that accompanies the first episode in an animated series for The Mad Gear: Turbo City Gaiden Support […]

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gamemaker studio

Easy Animation Control

Let’s slow things down and take control of animation frequency.

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gamemaker studio

Project Management in Trello

While not the most exciting part of any development project, project management is a great tool for any hobby and amateur game developers out there. Not only will this help you keep track of your own projects, it will also help you learn how to work professionally within a larger team. I think everyone’s felt […]

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Afterlife projects

Afterlife blog 00

Change your perspective to shift elements and solve puzzles. Creative puzzle-platforming adventure using a limited color palette.