This is the third book about GameMaker to ever be created. The other two are the Game Maker’s Apprentice, and it’s sequel the Game Maker’s Companion. Game Maker 8 Cookbook costs $32 while the other two books cost $24 and $25. The Game Maker 8 cookbook has a lot to live up to–The Game Maker’s Apprentice was co-written by the creator of GameMaker.
Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. The cookbook approach means you can dive into whatever recipes you want in no particular order.
Urriel Griffin has created a book entitled Game Maker 8 Cookbook. The book will takes you from simple D&D to creating 3D worlds. The name comes from the cookbook approach described as: