ForumsProgramming ForumAnyone know any good free/cheap game design/programing services or downloads?

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daylin2
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Im trying to make a basic arcade game with the same design and graphics as astroid and i need a good program to make it on but im kinda low on money so i need a free or cheap program in which to make it on

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Salvidian
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Gamemaker Lite is free. It has the capabilities to make a game similar to Astroids. However, it won't make games in a format that AG will publish, I'm afriad.

daylin2
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ok thanks lol im makeing my own website for my games so

Salvidian
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You could try webs. It isn't terrible, and it'll get you some basic stuff for websites. It's also pretty popular.

BRAAINZz
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You could try Stencyl if you're trying to make games. The graphics are something that you may be able to deal with later.

daylin2
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so yeah umm can you get me the info on webs and stencyl

Salvidian
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Your best bet is to visit the sites yourself. Webs is an online program, and I'm not sure about Stencyl.

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LOVE, which is a framework that uses LUA, is a great option for making games. It's a very powerful tool, though you will need to learn some programming to use it. There's also some spectacular YouTube tutorials by a user named 'Goature' on creating games in LOVE, it's step-by-step and easy to follow, but even those assume you have knowledge of LUA or at least knowledge of similar programming languages and the concepts involved. I know (a little) Java and C++, and was able to hop right into LOVE with very little knowledge of LUA.

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