Getting started

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Hi all – new to the site, so forgive if this is a really basic question.

My two kids just caught the bug to program Flash games (thanks to this site – thanks Jim!). They downloaded GameMaker and are at it non-stop.

My question is, can you suggest way(s) to get them started in Flash? What software do I need to buy, what books or tutorials, etc.

As backgrounder, they are 12 and 14, and I graduated with a now completely rusted computer science degree.

Thanks in advance!

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The sticky at the top of this forum should help you answer these initial questions of yours. Feel free to ask away once you’ve taken a look if you still need more info.