by Mike

Free Game Maker New Webpage And Upcoming Game!

February 2, 2013 in Free Game Maker News by Mike

As I’m sure you can see I’m working on a new webpage for Platinum Arts Sandbox Free Game Maker. Unlike the old one this one should fly like the wind and even though it doesn’t look too pretty right now don’t worry I still have a lot of work to do on it. If you come across something that isn’t working correctly please let me know! Also of course feel free to share your thoughts and opinions in the forum. I have done a lot of tweaking on this new page to make sure it runs as fast as possible and I’m trying to keep it clean but look nice as well. I have some more tweaks to do but it already has a 92/100 speed rating according to google which is really good!!

Also here is a sneak peak at an upcoming project from the team, I will be posting more about this soon!
D. The Atom Shifter is an action RPG where you literally have the ability to customize your character at will! The human race is being annihilated and to try to prevent complete obliteration a great wizard created D. who can shift his atoms at will and absorb the atoms of other beings into himself to give himself even more power. The game is going to be a single player action RPG with swords, magic and horror elements! D. will be a horror themed action rpg game for Windows and Linux!

Lots more art and information is on the way! Also we have a trailer we’re working on that we’re quite excited about and we can’t wait to show you all of the cool stuff we’ve been working on! Also feel free to join our newsletter at our webpage and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Take care and have an awesome day!

by Mike

Free Game Maker 2.8.2 School Edition and Water Wars Edition for Windows and Linux Released!

February 2, 2013 in Free Game Maker News by Mike

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 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!!!
Generic changes
* 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”

SSP Changes
* 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
* platforms

Generic Bugfixes
* Allow uitoggle elements to have tooltips like other uibutton derived types
* Fix material filter in the edit menu
* Possible crash from showenttext 0

FPS Bugfixes
* correct spacetf typo
* renamed “banana” entities back to ‘base”
* fix range for ‘playermodel’

RPG bugfixes
* 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.

SSP Bugfixes
* 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!!