Easy and Free Programming Languages and Applications for game making

One of the big challenges you face when trying to learn how to develop and make your own video games is the task of getting your hands on free utilities and programs that will help in your quest. Here is a listing of some free stuff that will be of great help.

These are great for your home projects and for school projects.





Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.

As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

This is a simple click and drag way of making 2D games. There have been many very complex mathematical functions created by some more advanced users, and some very detailed, artistic comics by others. You can get it here


. http://www.blender.org/

This is a 3D modeling and animating software that I have been practicing with for the past couple of weeks. This is a powerful render that some professional movie-makers use! There are so many things to learn to completely master it all, but after a few 1/2 hour tutorials, you should have a firm grasp on what exactly is going on!



http://smallbasic.com/ This probably has the most simple product, but it is much more fun because it is text-based. This is a great way to learn what all is going on behind the scenes of all these programs. To get really useful and entertaining projects, you need to take a lot of time and thought writing it, but I have often made 20 line functions that have helped me a heck of a lot with my Math Homework! _



I also have lots more free game making applications and programs right here. All kinds of stuff like painting programs, applications, modeling programs and more Free Resources for game making





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