Welcome to a new version of AppGameKit. In this latest release, the main new feature we have added is support for UTF-8 character sets. This means AGK can now support all types of characters. We've also ensured your current projects work with ASCII characters sets for backwards compatibility. It's now possible to load in True Type fonts and make your text displays look even more professional and appealing.
Here's a full run down of all the features and fixes in AppGameKit 2.0.22:
What began as a simple update with a few well-meaning fixes has turned into something much more substantial with a range of core improvements to GameGuru, a full change log can be found in the official GameGuru forum thread announcing this update.
Want to find out more about the next update? Well, look no further than a sneak peak preview of all the fixes and features coming to a Steam auto-update real soon with your host Lee Bamber. You can watch a recording of the live broadcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa01SdlKXho
Today we are very pleased to announce the launch of V1.132 update and most significantly, the new Expansion Pack DLC which contains over 2.8 GB of game making assets for you to enjoy. This DLC is completely free to GameGuru users and you can download it any time you like, bringing your tally of stock media to over 6000 megabytes of content.
It's been a longer road than I had planned or hoped, but I am now ready to release the EBE in a small way to our internal beta testing group who kindly offer a few hours of their time every now and again to hammer GameGuru builds to ensure they are ready for the public. They are under a gentle NDA for the most part, but I am happy for them to share what they think of the EBE system in the forums over the next two weeks (when I will be on holiday flush the microchips out of my head and finding new ways to recharge my old brain battery).
We are pleased to announce that the AppGameKit Official Tutorial Guide and Beginners Guide have been updated by the author Alistair Stewart and will be automatically updated on your system the next time you log into your Steam account. The revision is marked July 2016 in the revision notes for those who want to know which version of the book they own. The AppGameKit Tutorial Guide is crammed with everything you will need to learn AGK Tier 1 from scratch and is a valuable resource for the budding app developer.
The Game Creators today launched the AppGameKit Education Bundle. The special pack, specifically developed for the Education market, includes AppGameKit, Giant Asset Packs 1 & 2, Games Pack1 and a 3D Asset Pack.
You've been treated to many 2D asset packs, but we are pleased to bring you the first 3D Asset Pack for AppGameKit, which specifically targets the need for very low polygon and low memory textures for the widest device compatibility.
It was meant to be a small tweak release, it turned into a monster. We have just released V1.131 which contains new features, fixes and tweaks to keep your game making universe alive and kicking, with a little something for everyone. Below is a full list of changes from the log.