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[v2.1.3] GameMaker Studio – Ultimate 2D game IDE for both amateurs and professionals

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GameMaker Studio (GMS for short, formerly called: Game Maker, Animo) is a very powerful and popular cross-platform, multi-genre game development engine (GDE)/game creation system (GCS) for both entry-level novices/amateurs and seasoned game development professionals. It was written in Delphi by Mark Overmars from Netherlands and first published in 1999.

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Blender Master Class HD PDF

As an open-source, cross-platform, and all-around 3D computer graphics software, Blender offers from modeling, animation, materials, rendering to audio processing, video clipping, and a series of other animation related solutions. At present, it has been widely used by artists and designers from all over the world. However, in the way of turning our ideas into reality with this great tool, even seasoned designers will also feel challenging. This case, a well-crafted guide book is necessary.

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Blender – Free, open-source, cross-platform and full-featured 3D creation suite

If you are a 3D animation enthusiast, you probably have tried many 3D production software such like Maya, 3ds Max, most of which are extremely expensive for individuals and small businesses. Fortunately, there is an alternative that can compete with them on functionality and performance, and is free, open-source, cross-platform, very lightweight and full-featured 3D creation program – Blender (from Holland), which provides a series of solutions for producing animated short films, including modeling, animations, materials, rendering, audio processing, video clipping, and more.
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[v1.8.0.7] SMILE GAME BUILDER – Easily create 3D RPGs, just drag & drop, no coding

As is known to all, all the time, the most popular RPG game production tool must have been none other than RPG Maker. But from now it needs to try its best to keep its job. Because it has had a brand-new and foolproof game engine that can produce both 2D and 3D RPG games with ease as its strong competitor – SMILE GAME BUILDER, which is currently the only 3D RPG game making software as I know (without regard to using the general 3D game development engines, such as Unity, Unreal Engine, etc.).
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[v2017.2.0] Unity – Currently most popular multi-platform 3D/2D games universal IDE

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Unity (AKA: Unity3D/Unity2D, U3D for short) is currently the most popular multi-platform free game engine developed by Unity Technologies from Denmark (mainly written in C, C++ and C#, and first released in 2005). Users with C# and JavaScript programming experience can get started more quickly.

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[v1.5.1] RPG Maker – Make your own 2D RPGs with ease

RPG Maker (AKA: RPG Tsukūru, RPGツクール, RPG Tkool) is the most popular 2D RPG games development engine developed by Enterbrain company from Japan. It’s both simple enough for a child and powerful enough for a developer. The whole series mainly includes: RPG Maker 2000, RPG Maker 2003, RPG Maker XP, RPG Maker VX, RPG Maker VX Ace, and RPG Maker MV.

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M.U.G.E.N – Most popular multi-player 2D fighting game maker

M.U.G.E.N (AKA: Mugen, MUGEN, 無限) is a discontinued but still very active free 2D fighting game engine with many customizable components. It was developed by Elecbyte, first released in 1999 (for DOS). In 2009, MUGEN 1.0 was released, and in 2013, MUGEN 1.1 came out.

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