Sonny Bone
Player, developer, and lover of video games. Ludum Dare game jammer and rad dude. God of Phantom Green Studios.
Tutorials
  • Game Development
    Mastering the GameMaker Studio Particle SystemMastering game maker particle effects system
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    Grab the attention of your players with fancy particle effects using the intuitive, built-in GameMaker Studio particle system. In this tutorial, I'll show you everything you need to know to create your own amazing effects in this game engine.Read More…
  • Game Development
    Understanding Licenses, or, “Can I Use This Asset In My Game?”Understanding licenses can i use this asset in my game
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    You've found the perfect song, the perfect sprite, or the perfect background—but can you legally use that asset in your game? In this article, we take a look at the basics of copyright licensing for independent game developers.Read More…
  • Game Development
    Parallax Scrolling: A Simple, Effective Way to Add Depth to a 2D GameTeaserblock
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    With this tutorial, you'll walk away with a solid understanding of parallax scrolling, a classic 2D game technique that has stood the test of time. Whether you're new to game development or a grizzled veteran, this approach to the basic principles of parallax scrolling will let you bring more life and depth to your games.Read More…
  • Game Development
    How to Deal With a 'Bad' Game Jam ThemeSampleimage1
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    You need to develop a game based on a specific theme and you're completely stumped. You have no ideas and time is quickly running out. Check out these quick tips to get those creative juices flowing.Read More…
  • Game Development
    Understanding and Implementing 3D Audio in GameMaker: StudioPreviewimage
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to take control of GameMaker Studio's audio API to create 3D ambient sound effects.Read More…
  • Game Development
    Enhance Your Pixel Art With a Stylized Beveled Pixel EffectPreview1
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    Transform your boring pixel art into something stylish. This effect can be applied to nearly any project with ease.Read More…