Clickball tutorial

Introduction

The clickball tutorial has been developed by Bill Kerr.

Clickball is based on an idea in the Game Maker Help manual but I have extended the original idea into a more comprehensive tutorial. Clickball is a good place to start if you are building your first game using Game Maker.

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The screenshot shows a basic game. If you click on a blue ball you score a point. The downloadable word document shows how to build this and much more.

Resources

How to:

The word document contains three sections:

  1. How to build a basic clickball game
  2. Hints for exploring and extending beyond the basic game into something more advanced
  3. A marking scheme for teachers

Download: clickball-basic-50steps.doc

Sprites, backgrounds, sounds and music that you will need to make the clickball game

Download: clickball-resources.zip