Getting started with GameMaker, making Asteroids! I mean OK, it’s just a clone of a classic, but isn’t that how fledgling artists practice? Initially created following a tutorial, I then went through and added a lot of extra features, including music, splash screens, a pause function and much cleaner code.
Embedding by i-frame is pretty ugly, so please follow the link below to try the game.
A/D or Left/Right to turn W or Up to move Space or Right Control to shoot Escape to pause
You can download the gmz file, and import into your copy of Game Maker if you’d like, using this link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/40423572/Asteroids.gmz