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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
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    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.
  5. 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 =...
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    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?
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    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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    Beginner Problem on Shaders

    Hey all ! I'm quite new about using shaders and i know that my problem is really simple but i can't find how to use my shader... I think that tere is something i didn't understand. Here is my shader: I can apply it to the application_surface: And it gives me that: But when i...
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    Beginner questions (moving objects towards other objects)

    Hi all, I'm trying to learn gamemaker and make some very simple first games using various different tutorials. I'm trying to make a very simple game around the theme of evolution where objects meet & create offspring (or eat each other). At the moment I have two different 'creatures'...
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    Counter problem

    Hi guys ! I've got a problem, I use Game maker v1.2.1130 (r27319) and I've created a little game like asteroids (A ship is controlled by the player and his goal is to destroy every asteroids with bullets). I added a counter for the bullets, at first it's value is 100 and it decreases by 1...
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    Grid and Pathing Question

    In what way can i get my Pathfinding to just create 1 path then check for changes in the room like enemys or other players spawning and only changing the path if there is a obstruction. right now as the code is it constantly recalulates the path. Its really annoying cuz the animations spaz out...
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