Pictured is a moment of clarity after attempting to do something with like, both a ds_list and a ds_map for like an hour

Pictured is a moment of clarity after attempting to do something with like, both a ds_list and a ds_map for like an hour

I gotta ask at being at risk of being one of "those guys", but how do you go about makin' all this game stuff? This is something I'd love love love to get into myself, but I have absolutely zero knowledge. Did you go to school? Learn it yourself? Where does a jerk like me start with picking this up?

When I was a little kid, I got The Games Factory, which gave me a very basic understanding of ‘If Thing is True, do Stuff’ way it all works. I worked up to MMF and MMF2, which is like an advanced version of TGF, and finally a couple years ago I began using Game Maker, using this helpful set of tutorials by Derek Yu. Game Maker is the best amateur tool to use in my opinion, and it isn’t terribly hard to learn. I think one could start there instead of where I began!

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(z and x and arrow keys)

Sir Marty, how did you manage the pallete changes on hits? it seems to be something more elaborate than a simple blend...
Time for sonic mode

Time for sonic mode

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