GameGuru is a non-technical and fun game maker. It allows you to build your own game world, using creative and enjoyable tools. Populate your game by placing down characters, weapons and other game items, then press one button to build your game, ready to play and share.
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Mostly Positive (718) - 73% of the 718 user reviews for this software are positive.
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Buy GameGuru Starter Bundle

Includes 3 items: GameGuru, GameGuru - Death Valley Combat Pack, GameGuru Mega Pack 1

SPECIAL PROMOTION! Offer ends July 23

Buy GameGuru SciFi Bundle

Includes 3 items: GameGuru, GameGuru - Sci-Fi Mission to Mars Pack, GameGuru Mega Pack 1

Buy GameGuru Fantasy Bundle

Includes 3 items: GameGuru, GameGuru - Fantasy Pack, GameGuru Mega Pack 2

Buy GameGuru Premium Bundle

Includes 5 items: GameGuru, GameGuru - Buildings Pack, GameGuru - Death Valley Combat Pack, GameGuru Mega Pack 1, GameGuru Mega Pack 2

 

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July 18

SciFi Pack DLC update released!

In past updates to this GameGuru DLC we have seen drones of various shapes and sizes, but we've been light on the ground when it came to aliens. As you may know, we've had alien grey but now it's time to introduce you to his friends, recently arrived from beyond the solar system.



With the addition of these extra aliens, you can now create game levels with a deeper Sci-Fi feel. All characters are available through the character creator and are fully animated, with thousands of frames of animation for you to explore.

In other GameGuru news, we are almost ready to release the next big update, featuring a massive list of additions and changes. The last announcement for the Public Preview build revealed many of these new items, but we have added more to the list since - such as the new ability to append animation data to models and, perhaps even better, add hundreds of dynamic lights into your game scenes. 

Thanks in part to the community donations system and the extra work it has funded, we can bring you more goodies faster which I am sure you will agree can only be a good thing. For more information on these improvements feel free to check out our GitHub site and see what the community of collaborating coders are up to! Or if you want to recommend a new feature or idea, feel free to post here: https://github.com/TheGameCreators/GameGuruRepo/issues

If you don't yet have the Sci-Fi Mission To Mars Pack DLC, we are currently running a promotion on Steam with a great discount, so there is no better time to buy and add an alien element to your game making collection. The discounted DLC is available here:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/404570/GameGuru__SciFi_Mission_to_Mars_Pack/
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July 3

Mega Pack 1 DLC updated!

We bring you another update to one of our DLCs! This time from GameGuru Mega Pack 1, the pack which brings you Arabic Old Town scenery, Industrial assets and the Mystic Library to your game building needs. For this update, we bring PBR textures to elements from the Mystic Library with three tables, three long cupboards populated with occult objects, two candlesticks, an iron bench and mysterious table.



Back in the main product, we continue to improve existing features as much as adding new ones, specifically an improvement to the depth buffer which controls the fidelity of visuals when viewing objects at a distance.  In the previous update, some camera distance settings could lower the resolution of the depth buffer causing z-artifacts, which has now been solved by a higher quality depth map.

We'll continue to upgrade more entities to PBR assets in the background, and in the meantime, if you want to get your hands on the GameGuru Mega Pack 1 DLC, it's currently on promotion right now:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/321140/GameGuru_Mega_Pack_1/
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About This Software

Welcome to GameGuru, game making for everyone. Our mission is to create the easiest and most enjoyable game creator. Join us and our great & enthusiastic community on this journey. Imagine creating a world that you and your friends come together and play... and creating it could be a matter of minutes with no technical jiggery-pokery needed at all! Of course, you can happily spend hours, days..even weeks creating your masterpiece, the great thing about GameGuru is, you won't be held up by learning strange alien languages or using complex modeling tools. The time you spend with GameGuru is all about creating and having fun whilst doing it.



When you first launch GameGuru, it may appear to be a simple level editor, but it's actually crammed with lots of useful tools you will need to make your own game, including a character creator, model importer, building maker, complete scripting language and of course, over 6GB of complimentary game assets to get you started. The fact it's as easy as any in-game level editor is a plus, and unlike level editors, you get to save out what you've made and even sell your game!



We've created a small game level for you to play and enjoy, which shows you how you might lay out your level, and balance the combat to give the player a challenging experience. You can, of course, edit this level any way you wish and learn from an existing demo level rather than start completely from scratch. We believe there is nothing on the market which enables you to create and share a 3D game as quickly as GameGuru, thanks to a massive starter collection of assets, our easy drag and drop approach and built-in game logic so you don't need to code it yourself (unless you want to).





GameGuru offers you an easy yet comprehensive game creation process that is open to non-programmers and designers/artists, or anyone who aspires to become a game creator. It also has powerful editing tools for those who want to take their game creation to an even greater and more complex level. The power is there at your fingertips.

As a welcome bonus, we have also included an expansion pack with over 2.8 GB of additional game assets for you to get started, completely free! In fact, all the art you see in the screenshots above are included in GameGuru and you are free to include them in your games, no strings attached. We do sell additional content DLCs, but with over 6,000 megabytes of game assets already crammed into GameGuru, the DLCs are entirely optional.



You just need to follow these easy steps – welcome to the world of game creation!

Create your virtual 3D world – Game Design

Construct huge game levels with the easy to use Level Editor. Sculpt your initial game design, add content and then play your game with one click of the Test Game icon:

  • Design your game and levels adding hills, mountains, water, paths, terrains until you have created the world you want for your game
  • Add all your environmental items, pick animated 3D objects including buildings, trees/vegetation, man-made objects/barriers with pre-set customizable properties
  • Set the mood by controlling all aspects of the 3D rendered scene with easy to use sliders and combo box choices, including sky/ambiance, day/night scenes, lighting settings.



Decide what your game is – Game Plan

Have you ever wanted to create the game only you can dream of? Now you have the tools to do exactly that, possibly for the first time ever! You can create games very quickly and easily, or add more and more depth as you wish to create a unique game experience:

  • Create your dream game, whether it’s Modern-day FPS Action, Horror/Zombies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Cartoon/Zany, Medieval/Historical and many more - you choose!
  • Give your game objectives, missions, weapons, puzzles, collectibles from a suite of pre-set objects supplied, or create/buy/ customize new objects.
  • Add characters to your game from the stock media or design your own with the Character Creator.


Now make your game come to life! – Game Crafting

Using the editing tools you can add more depth and details to your game, make the scenes more complex and improve the objectives of your game to challenge experienced gamers:

  • Use the 3D editing mode to fine-tune your game design
  • Add all the game-play aspects you want in your game and make adjustments
  • Use the assets supplied free with GameGuru or import your own
  • Use the editing tools to make your characters and objects unique, give them additional behaviors using the powerful LUA scripting language.



Create, share & sell your game – The final result!

Once you have your finished game you can make it available to your friends and other gamers. GameGuru is unique in what it can offer, all at no additional cost:

  • Build your final game - ready to play and share
  • Save your standalone game as an executable file to use as you wish
  • Publish your game and sell it to others, all royalty free
  • Make, share and play multiplayer games with other GameGuru users



GameGuru and its creators

GameGuru has been developed by The Game Creators and our mission with this product is to develop a game creator that everyone can use, with superior capabilities for those who want to take their creations to the next level. We're a UK-based Indie development team with years of experience. GameGuru has been designed by gamers for gamers and we want to build and design it along with our enthusiastic community.



Our vision is to produce The Ultimate Game Creator for the PC - a solution that is easier, more intuitive and affordable than any of its competitors. A product grounded and shaped by one of the longest-running game making communities out there. Developing game creating tools is what drives us and we're super passionate in finding ways to make the whole game creation process as easy as possible.

The Technical Stuff

For those who want to learn more – here are the main elements of GameGuru:

3D Game Engine & Editor

  • Easy to use, drag & drop style
  • Birds eye view & 3D fly editing systems
  • Game world – Construct levels for your games
  • Terrain editor – With easy to use controls you can create unique environments
  • Infinite vegetation system – Vegetation is auto-generated, just paint it on the map
  • Level of detail – The game engine supports Level Of Detail technology (LOD)
  • Cascade shadow mapping – Real-time dynamic sun shadow
  • Lightmapping – Add fast shadows to your levels with the shadow baking system
  • Sky maps – Choose from a wide range of high-resolution sky maps
  • Occlusion Culling System – Fast rendering from a special object culling system
  • Light Rays – Let the light flood your game scenes with cool god rays
  • Connect to the Asset Store to extend your library of game assets

Physics

  • GameGuru uses the Bullet Physics engine to create realistic physics events
  • Rag-doll deaths of characters

Game Characters & Weapons

  • Customize character in-game properties
  • Simple Character Creator
  • A.I scripts control characters - Scripts are coded using the LUA language
  • GameGuru comes equipped with a range of stock weapons and ammo packs
  • Explosive Munitions – RPGs, grenades, and landmines
  • Ammo pick-ups – Reload weapons during game-play with ammo pickups
  • Jet-pack - A special Jet-pack object lets you fly around your game world

Multiplayer on Steam (GameGuru is required by all users to play multiplayer games)

  • Build games with multiplayer features
  • Create death-match levels
  • Make Team death-match levels
  • Build Co-op Multiplayer games
  • Up to 8 players can play your game
  • Play with friends

Build Games

  • Save standalone single player games as executable files
  • Distribute your games royalty free

Choosing Your Game Engine

GameGuru is not designed to compete with professional development tools such as Unity, Unreal and Cry-engine which are ideally suited to producing commercial apps and games. GameGuru is a recreational game maker, not a professional tool, and is still very much in development. GameGuru is unsuitable for serious game development projects at this time, and we highly recommend you visit the forums and ask many questions before you make a decision on the game making tool for you.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2GHz or AMD Dual-Core 2GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 400 series or AMD Radeon HD 6000 series, 2GB Video Card (Minimum Shader Model 5.0)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
    Recommended:
    • OS: 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Quad-Core (i5 2300) or AMD Octo-Core (FX 8150)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 660Ti or greater, AMD Radeon HD 7950 or greater, 2GB Video Card (Minimum Shader Model 5.0)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
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