Head over to the download section and pick up Platinum Arts Sandbox Free Game Maker 2.8.2!
The School Edition has the Water Gun shooting removed so it is a lot more kid friendly for a school environment. Beyond that it has exactly the same functionality! If schools have suggestions to improve on the School Edition then please contact me!
A big thanks goes out to Youthdigital.com for sponsoring the sidescroller changes made in this version!
To provide feedback please visit the 2.8.2 forum post 🙂
Here is the changelog for 2.8.2!!!
* as a fallback, entities without a dedicated QuickEdit GUI will generate one with fallback dummy attributes with a range of -10000 –> 10000 (fixed)
* embed mapmodel previews into mapmodel quickedit menu”
* allow pickup_armour types to have arbitrary icons and colours set for them.
* basic Goomba level AI
* DJUMP armour, simpler version of the FLY armour that allows only one jump in the air.
* homing mines and grenade projectile types.
* various tweaks,cleanup and optimisation
* Allow uitoggle elements to have tooltips like other uibutton derived types
* Fix material filter in the edit menu
* Possible crash from showenttext 0
* correct spacetf typo
* renamed “banana” entities back to ‘base”
* fix range for ‘playermodel’
* Fix calculation of extra empty inventory, barter and looting buttons.
* Fix some potential crashes, such as when r_setref was called outside of a game.
* enemies are no longer simulated in editmode with the ability to hurt the player.
* fly/doublejump armour no longer causes enemies to jetpack upwards
Take care and enjoy 2.8.2!!