GameMaker for Education

GameMaker for Education

Through the use of GameMaker students will learn the basics of programming, the importance of team work and develop their STEM skills all whilst designing beautiful 2D Games.

The GameMaker educational curriculum offers lesson plans, student tasks, tutorials and much more!

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GameMaker is free to learn.

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Why GameMaker?

Teach students the fundamentals of coding to students using our intuitive visual code system GML Visual.

Build an environment for students to learn creativity, planning and problem solving all through game projects.

Explore students game design potential with the use of our powerful GML Coding.

Privacy

Privacy

We take student privacy very seriously with each license ensuring anonymous seats with no student information collected.

Free Educational Resources

Our team has developed complete courseworks aimed to support teachers in each step of the curriculum!

From lesson plans, student tasks, video tutorials and more to help educators and students to make the most out of the coursework.

Free and available to download now!

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Benefits of Teaching Game Design

Bring your curriculum to life!

While many students enjoy playing video games, is it possible that making video games can play a key challenging role in engaging students’ attention, and developing core skills needed for learning STEM subjects?

Game Making can open a new window for students to pursue STEM careers such as Game Developer.

“Space Bubbles is good as it has structured content and there are good video tutorials that pupils enjoy dipping into.”

Gareth Rae, Computer Science Teacher in South Ayrshire, UK

“[My students] love GameMaker. It’s empowering, it makes them feel like they can do something. Unlike other courses, they can see the results immediately, not have to wait until they are in the world of work.”

Hana AlJaberi

"GameMaker's systems were easy enough to approach as a novice and are now so second-nature to me that I'm comfortable tackling larger-scale problems that I wouldn't have dreamt of four years ago."

Carl Pilon (Orange Pylon Games)

“Using GameMaker's in-built tools let me understand the role they play in game development and gave me the foundations I needed to go on to recreate any of them for myself in larger contexts. It was the perfect stepping stone for me to go from knowing nothing to feeling like I am an experienced games programmer.”

Gabe Wiener

"GameMaker basically taught me how to make games."

Carlos Azuaga (CZAzuaga)

"Everything I know about programming I learned thanks to GameMaker. It was my very first coding experience and I'm glad I stuck with it. The GameMaker community is also vast and there's tons of content in forums and tutorials, which made the learning process a lot less scary."

Matias Schmied (maitan69)

"Honestly, without GameMaker, I probably wouldn't even have gotten to the hobby stage of game development. It gave me an approachable way to get into game dev and realise my ideas, that I otherwise couldn't have."

Benjamin Kiefer (BenStar)