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Easy Game Coding Project hits Kickstarter

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British Developer The Game Creators are reaching out on Kickstarter to help fund a significant update to their latest and best game making technology App Game Kit.

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June 26th, 2013– award winning developers The Game Creators are seeking crowd funding support to help them realize their vision of an easy to use, all in one, game development tool. Their innovative technology App Game Kit has recently matured with a major update and is trusted by hundreds of developers worldwide.

The Company now wants to move the technology forward by expanding its capabilities in line with the ever more powerful smart phones. TGC’s Development Director, Rick Vanner said“We have a very clear vision for improving our solid AGK foundation. Key new features planned include shader support for sprites, animated 3D model support, world class 3D physics and improved code editing. We’ll also be making sure AGK can make games for the new Ouya console and we’d love to support the Windows Mobile 8 platform.”

After just one day of the campaign the initial funding goal was reached in less than 12 hours! The team is now hoping for more backers to help reach the more ambitious stretch goals.

With the AGK BASIC, apps can be quickly coded and deployed to multiple devices at compile time. Games are automatically scaled to different screen resolutions and with universal input commands games will utilise the ideal input method of each device.

The powerful yet easy to learn AGK BASIC makes it ideal for beginners and hobbyist developers, allowing them to create cross platform game apps with ease. More traditional developers can also hook into the AGK engine by way of C++ libraries for all supported platforms.

Developing apps for multiple stores is still a big issue for app developers. AGK provides a tested and successful code once, deploy everywhere technology. Using AGK, TGC developed Driving Test Success 2013 Theory and Hazard Perception apps for UK Publisher Focus Multimedia, deploying them onto the App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Mac Store and Blackberry World - all from the same source code. These Driving Test Success apps are now the UK’s #1 learning to drive apps.

The Game Creators’ CEO, Lee Bamber said“ AGK is a tool we needed at TGC, it's already saving us time and money developing successful apps. We're sure other developers will find it invaluable and they can bag a great bargain by backing the next version on Kickstarter.”

App Game Kit 2 Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tgc/app-game-kit-v2

The App Game Kit official website: http://www.appgamekit.com

About The Game Creators, LTD.

The Game Creators, a privately owned UK company, are developers and publishers of affordable game development tools. Established in 1999, their brands include DarkBASIC, The 3D Gamemaker, FPS Creator, DarkBASIC Professional and DarkGDK. Learn more about games creation and join a thriving game making community at www.thegamecreators.com.

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