This tutorial shows you how to use FPS Creator to make your own video games. FPS Creator is a software package that makes First Person Shooter Games. And although you have to buy the software they have a 30 day free try period which is perfect for you to see if you like it.
About FPS Creator - Introduction
If you are familiar with different types of software for making video games or if you have gone through some of my tutorials on this site you are going to notice something a bit different about FPS Creator. It is a drag and drop style interface for game making. This is probably the most important thing to note about it.
But the drag and drop is sophisticated. It isn't about just making a room then dropping enemies, players and objects into it. It is pretty intuitive and useful as drag and drop for lots of other aspects of the game including the ability to drop in premade rooms and to quickly drop in and resize corridors, doors, windows, and all kinds of functions.
This intuitive way of making video games takes FPS Creator a step beyond many of the other game systems in that it allows you more freedom to explore your creativity and takes up less of your time in trying to figure out how to make the software work.
In a nutshell FPS Creator is pretty easy to use and you can get going real quick with it. The real challenge comes in the design of your games. And, of course, that's the real point of making a game. You are free to make a game and not constrained by hundreds of hours trying to figure out the software.
One more very important thing is that they have quite a few different model packs you can buy and add to the game. These model packs allow you to follow specific themes such as futuristic laboratory, outdoor ruins and more. Model packs are an important addition if you want your game to have a unique look. But, it is important to know that you don't have to buy any model packs at all. The game suite you get is complete with everything you need to make games. The model packs are extra addons to take your games to new heights.
Important Things of Note
They have a very liberal policy when it comes to your games. There are no royalties so if you make a game you are free to sell it on your own. There are also no watermarks or splash screens which is great.
ENTERACTIVE FPS Creator ( Windows ) - With FPS Creator you can create your own shooter game with pixel-perfect precision. Create your game instantly with the intuitive 3D editor -- drag and drop walls, lights, doors, enemies, ammo, weapons and more. When you've got things placed where you want them you can drop in weapons, enemies, objectives, trigger zones, customise the loading screens, create your own AI scripts and everything else that makes a great shooter game. Once you're done, you can play your game with a click!
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