View Full Version : What Game Maker Program is best.

February 3rd, 2008, 1:27 PM
I am planning on making a Pokemon Game but I do not know what game Maker to use. Which program do you guys think is best. I need something easy to use.

Virtual Chatot
February 3rd, 2008, 1:28 PM
Are you looking for a free one?

February 3rd, 2008, 2:48 PM
Are you able to script? Sphere, RMXP and a few others require scripting, which give you the best game.

February 3rd, 2008, 3:22 PM
I use game maker. RMXP requires you to download extra data files for the game, but game maker you only requires you to download the game and nothing else. Plus you can make maore than just pokemon games with it. Also Game Maker is free unless you buy Pro(not necessary). RMXP is just a trial unless you buy it which I think is a waste.

February 3rd, 2008, 3:31 PM
I will try Game Maker and I do need a free one.

February 3rd, 2008, 4:05 PM
Here is the link for Game Maker 7.
Also if you need help:
And you can allways PM me for help anytime.
For resources I would also suggest Poccil's starter kit. It is made for RMXP but can easilly be used in Game Maker.

February 4th, 2008, 2:00 PM
Well XD if your going towards size, Game maker creates pretty large files and I've seen all of the pokemon games ranging from 50 to 120 MB. RMXP however sticks with the 25MB to 50MB range depending on your Music choice. Game maker creates big files because of all the sprites and objects. I'd only recommend it for games not towards RPG's.

I'd suggest RMXP it can create a perfect clone and Ruby isn't hard to learn(so I've heard) and you can use the original tiles(the 16X16 ones) and just use a resolution script that was posted. Theres already some great starter kits so not much programming would be needed.