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    Windows Timer destroyed objects

    So basically i spawn an object with LeftClick and this object has to dissapear after a certain period of time. Someone already told me to go in the object, make a create event a put "timer=0;" to create a timer and then put " timer += 1; if (timer >= xx) { instance_destroy(); } " in my...
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    Windows Timer destryed objects

    So i recently got my code to work which spawned an object where i wanted by left clicking but i want to destroy if after a certain period of time, how could i do that? Thanks a lot for your help
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    Windows Create an object on click 2

    So i previously asked how to create an object on click and i tried different forms but non really worked: Form 1: i went i the object i tried to spawn and created a left click pressed event where i put the code: instance_create(mouse_x,mouse_y,obj_lightning) that didn't work Form 2: i made a...
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    Windows Create an object on click

    Hello, i'm kinda new to game maker and i wonder how you could create an object when you click and where your mouse is. thanks for your help
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    Free Space Rescue

    Earth is under attack. You are the only pilot known by NASA that can save this planet! hop on your jet and kill these aliens! Visit the games page! https://gamejolt.com/games/SpaceRescue/303705
  6. K

    Mac OSX Some beginner questions

    Hi, I am completely new to game development, following the tutorial "My First Game". There are some questions that arise and I was not able to solve through searching Google / this forum. Hope someone could help me out a bit. The coding experience is a bit difficult to me, since I code with...
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    How do I change sprite animation for running and when I'm idle?

    Hi, I'm fairly new to game maker and gml itself been learning for about 4 days and so I'm working on a side scroller ( like mario or sonic) and I looked through the manual and things the only thing I can gather from it is something about sprite_index I'm not sure if that's what I use and it'll...
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    GMS 2 How to change a sprite for a duration

    In my game I'd like to make a script where an object, upon being clicked, changes their sprite for one second before returning to the original sprite. I'm not sure where to start with this, so if anybody has any suggestions I'm all ears! Thanks.
  9. Bingdom

    GML Cellular Automata (Cave generation)

    GM Version: GMS 1.4.1773 Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary Cellular Automata is a discrete model which can be used for procedural cave generation. Required knowledge ds_grid loops (for, repeat) scripts, arguments Tutorial In this setup, we will be using ds_grids. For...
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    Character Select Issues

    So I'm working on a turn-based Final Fantasy style RPG and I am having an issue with the programming (I'm using Drag and Drop btw... I know, I know it's bad but I'm not a programmer in the least). When I click on different party members, I want the screen to display their stats, but as of right...
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    Character Select Issues

    So I'm working on a turn-based Final Fantasy style RPG and I am having an issue with the programming (I'm using Drag and Drop btw... I know, I know it's bad but I'm not a programmer in the least). When I click on different party members, I want the screen to display their stats, but as of right...
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    making an object effect the others orbit

    hi i just need to make the object A effect with his gravity object B direction in when obj B get near obj A so i have this code obj B create event lenx = 0 leny = 0 step event hspeed = -3 var dir = point_direction(x,y,obj_hole.x,obj_hole.y) lenx = lengthdir_x(dir,15) leny =...
  13. GamerKat3

    Objects with same events trouble

    (I'm new here, sorry if I seem silly) I have two objects with the same event (mouse-left pressed) and I was hoping that if I clicked one object in the game it'll only effect the object I clicked. I clicked the object placed above the second object but it changed both objects, (I'm creating a...
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    Looking for Help (or suggestions)

    I'm a VFX/CG artist with 10+ years of experience and an avid gamer. I've been kicking around some ideas for a game for a while now. The most basic of concepts for the game is the it would be an isometric survival exploration based game with crafting and such. I know that doesn't sound all...
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    rpg

    Does anyone know a good tutorial for an action rpg like hyper light drifter? thanks in advance
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    physics

    Does anyone know a good physics tutorial that I can follow, I use gm2? thank you in advance
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    knockback

    I need help, does anyone know a good knockback script for GM2?
  18. matharoo

    GameMaker/GML Tips

    Hey! I'm creating this thread for posting tips, tricks and random knowledge that may help GameMaker users. Users can look here and read the posts by our amazing members and learn awesome stuff! I also have a page like this on my website, which targets beginners: Link...
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    Making object move when mouse hovers over it

    Hey guys! I'm quite a beginner at programming so I'm kind of a noob with all this Orz. Basically, I'm working on a point and click style game and I want to create this effect that makes an object jiggle (rotate left then right slightly) when the mouse hovers over it, does anyone know what the...
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    For each or Do Until?

    Hi there. In my game, I want there to be a mechanic in which the player can absorb x amount of objects and then fire them off (something a la Kirby but not quite), but once the fired object collides with a wall, I want to create the same number of moving instances as there were objects absorbed...
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