๐Ÿ†•Game Maker 0.10

Welcome to the new Game Maker 0.10! Updates included below.

ELEVATE, ENGAGE, EXPLORE!

The Game Maker 0.10 update is packed with powerful new features and improvements for creators and players!

๐ŸŒ Enhanced Creation Tools

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Immersive Gameplay & Audio Features

๐Ÿค Enhanced Social & Community Interaction

๐ŸŽฎ Strong 3C Upgrades

๐Ÿš€ Optimized Performance

CREATORS

PLAYERS


EXPLORE CREATIVE POSSIBLITIES

New and reworked behaviours, components, and rules for more immersive and varied gameplay.

Structure Teams & Avatar Features

Integrate Precise Ranged Collisions

Empower Players to Consume, Create & Destroy

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Let players decide when to use items! Open Inventory, consume an item, and send a message to trigger any logic, like Power Ups.

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[MP] Multi & Void Behaviours

Add or remove blocks in multiplayer Experiences with precise spawning areas!

Design for New Player Mobility

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New Swimming Control

Submerge to dive straight down in the water or return easily to the surface.

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Teleport Component Upgrade

Teleport a group of avatars, cancel out of teleport, adjustable timing, and new VFX.

Make Experiences More Immersive

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NFT Image Display: GIF Support

Showcase vivid animated NFTs in your Experience.

Messages

  • New message SoundVolume changes audio volume. Use this to blend audio in your Experience.

  • [MP] Asker behaviour now allows for other messages than Interact

Trigger Logic in New Ways

Game Rules System

Design Smarter Logic

Game Rules System

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Math Rules Rework: Math

Perform basic math operations with time* and number variables using one versatile rule. *Timers must be paused to modify time.

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๐Ÿ†• Rule: Set Player Name

Set the player's username as a text variable.

๐Ÿ†• Variable Type: Float

Use decimal variables in math calculations.

๐Ÿ†• Rule: Send Message

Send more than one message if needed by adding this simple rule to a ruleset.

๐Ÿ†• Rule: If/Else

Send a message based on the state of a true/false value when triggered.

Try Creative Efficiencies

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Curio behaviour merged in (Global toggle added), improved delay times, and better UX.

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Behaviours -> Components

Plant, Button, Light, and Visual FX behaviours moved to components for more interconnection.

Engage & Inform Players via HUD

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New Slot Types

Format to show variables in custom ways.

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HUD Slot Icons

Use icons to represent custom game information.

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HUD Slot Sizes

Emphasize variable importance by size.

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Slots Show Dynamically & New Top Slot

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Updated Banner & Popup

Control Object Information Displayed


LEARN & CREATE FASTER

Updated builder controls and a new Resources section for documentation, tutorials, change logs, and known issues.

Build with Better Controls

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New Game Maker Keybindings

A new way to engage with Game Maker

  • Full support on Mac and Windows.

  • No conflicts, every tool has a shortcut.

  • Shortcuts listed in the settings menu.

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New Controls Helper (Press F1)

Easy to visualize helper with all build mode controls available

  • Press SPACEBAR for alternate options.

Improved Grid System

It's snappier than ever to place assets on the grid, from floor to center or directly on intersection points.

Learn & Create Faster

Home Screen

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Template Categories

Discover templates like never before!

  • New Featured section.

  • Explore or use the search bar.

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Resources Section

  • Access helpful documentation and YouTube playlists directly by topic.

  • Check version changelog and known issues in Game Maker.

Other Improvements & Supports

Spawning

Checkpoints support for spawn orientation.

Video Rework

Custom mesh merged inside video streaming.

Layer 2 Assets Support

Game Maker and Game Client are fully compatible with Layer 2 assets

  • Layer 1 and 2 assets are seamlessly integrated in the Game Maker Library.

  • Compatible with the new Catalyst system

NPC System

Added AI features to guide NPC behaviours better, with a new unified pawn system to better support NPCs.

Broadcasting Types

  • Crowd Event behaviour and Timed Event behaviour added compatibility

  • New Team Broadcast Type added to behaviours and components for sending messages to teams (defined by Avatar Spawner behaviours)

Rules System: Messages

Message Out for any rule can now be a message with an argument, which can provide additional information with a message that can be used in another rule, for example.


ORGANISE, OPTIMISE & DEBUG

Powerful new tools and improvements to accelerate your creative workflow and build higher performance Experiences.

Manage Assets & Reuse Rulesets

Hierarchy & Rules System

Trace Messages & Check Logic

Debug Menu

Analyze Gameplay

Playtesting Tools


ENJOY AN ELEVATED PLAYER EXPERIENCE

Improved loading, multiplayer fixes, and improved ease of use and performance!

Play Faster

Overall, loading an Experience is 50% faster!

Play with Ease

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The Sandbox Launcher

Get into the Metaverse faster than ever!

  • Reduced download times.

  • A seamless way to install and launch The Sandbox Alpha Game Client.

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Inventory: Avatar Change

Explore and equip your avatars!

  • Updated to match the new art style.

  • Linked to the website for players to discover and explore Avatar Collections.

  • Updated to support L2 minted NFTs.

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Controls at a Glance

Refined button layout and intuitive controls visualization give you the info you need to have fun!

Enjoy Sleek Social Tools

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Emote Wheel: New Emotes & Stickers

Express yourself!

  • ๐Ÿ†• Animated stickers above your Avatar!

  • 16 new emotes!

  • New Moods category for organization.

  • New UI animations.

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Chat & Social Improvements

  • Improved readability and new UI animations.

  • Chat bubbles and gaussian blur.

  • Improved stability.

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Welcome Screen Revamp

Welcome your users with style!

  • UI improved for better readability.

  • UI animations added improving quality and UX.

  • New creatorโ€™s profile picture added.

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Session Ending: Suggested Games

Discover more experiences!

  • The session ending now shows four featured experiences.

  • Backend updated to increase this number in future versions.

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NFT Gallery

Explore the NFT Gallery!

  • UI/UX redesigned to improve navigation and consistency with the Marketplace.

  • Now it shows relevant information and supports L2 minted assets.

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Pop-ups System

Improved UI/UX unifying the different pop-ups across the product.

Notice the Improved Details

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New Animation System

New state of the art features that improve avatar animations.

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Improved Respawn

New sequence with elegant camera fade.

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New Jump Animation

Improved Avatar movement.

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Camera Upgrade

Smart camera only moves when it needs to:

  • Keeps the Avatar well framed

  • Smart platform snapping for smoother movement and less camera bounce

System Improvements

Polished core gameplay systems for terrain synchronisation and prevention of rubber banding from avatar movements.

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