Getting started developing apps. Any suggestions on which software to use?

Discussion in 'Indie Basics' started by deweyferrell, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:22 PM.

  1. deweyferrell

    deweyferrell New Member

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    Hello everyone,

    So I am very interested in developing video games apps (specifically for the iPhone right now and Android potentially later).

    I just want to start off with something basic and simple (like FlappyBird or a simple Tower Defense game) and eventually move my way to harder games like platformers, RPGs, etc.

    Are there any free game development software that will allow me to do this? I know most software requires you to pay a licensing fee so you can then publish to the app store or online. I mean eventually if that is the route I must take then I have no problems doing so, however, I do want to see if I am capable of creating an app in the first place and then improving it and making it better.

    I have a little bit of coding experience but was never too good at it. I don't mind picking it back up, however.

    Thank you very much for your help!

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