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  1. K

    GameMaker Free Edition

    A friend of mine is lamenting the fact that he didn't get the humble bundle. I am lamenting not buying 10 of them. At any rate, is it worth his while to get the free version? Considering we'd both be learning (I am currently slogging through the tutorials) and nothing more, not trying to...
  2. J

    Could someone please explain me this code? | Trigonometry

    I was looking for a way to make a "perfect" platform collisions code. I found this in this comunity: dist=point_distance(x,y,xprevious,yprevious); dir=degtorad(point_direction(xprevious,yprevious,x,y)); xdir=cos(dir); ydir=-sin(dir); x=xprevious; y=yprevious; repeat dist{ if...
  3. catchpharse

    [SOLVED] Switch to toggle other object

    Hi there fellow coders, I am totally new to GameMaker but not to programming in general, so please point me to a ressource of knowledge, if my question turns out to be pointless :p I am trying to accomplish the following: a) define a toggle object (here called obj_dice) b) define a background...
  4. H

    Legacy GM Zombie Shooter I Zombies aren't spawning anymore

    Hello ツ Here's the story: [1] - Zombies spawning worked [2] - Implemented changes, 30 ticks between spawns to polish it. [3] - Zombies aren't spawning anymore Here's the script: Player Information about object: obj_player Sprite: Player Solid: false Visible: true Depth: 0 Persistent: false...
  5. I

    Drag And Drop Coding levels?

    Hey, everyone! I (very recently) started using gamemaker and finished the tutorials. I've now got a fully-functioning remake of Asteroids, and I'd like to implement a feature where every time you finish a level, you get one more asteroid than in the previous one. As you get 50 for shooting a big...
  6. C

    Help Starting Off Coding

    Hi, I am quite new to GameMaker and I needed this for an assignment due in about two weeks time. I need some quick expertise in coding. What I am looking for is how to code an object to disappear after the player has typed what the object is. So for example I have a banana on the screen and a...
  7. H

    Legacy GM Snakes moves right when sending the move left command

    I'm working on this practice project via tutorial which was published on Feb 15, 2013 Here's a link to it. Object Snake Information about object: obj_snake Sprite: spr_snake Solid: false Visible: true Depth: 0 Persistent: false Parent: Children: Mask: No Physics Object Create Event: execute...
  8. H

    Legacy GM Beginner, snake game odd code errors. Outdated tutorial?

    This tutorial was made back in 2013.. Here's a link for it on a specific time stamp. This is the first error, i clear it when i remove the ";" from line 12. But, when i do that. Another one comes up without making sense. It says that in line 13, at the location of letter "n" in the text...
  9. P

    beginner cant seem to get code to work

    So ive recently started using game maker studios and have been watching a few tutorials. I have been able to make my player power up and kill enemies by jumping on them but his sword swing attack doesn't work. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here is the code ( and the code in /// is just...
  10. A

    new to game maker, need help

    alright people, i am trying to create a platformer, i figured i would start step by step, i have no knowledge of programming and the videos on youtube help only so much. first i would like help with knockback, i want forced knockback in which if the player touches the enemy they are knocked...
  11. N

    Accessibility options in GameMaker

    Howdy, I'm currently researching for one of my upcoming project. A law here forces developpers to make our projects accessible to everyone. (vision or hearing impaired, colorblind, etc.) I was wondering if accessibility options in this software is someting that is possible. Are we able to...
  12. GamerGuy941

    Game Help for Beginner

    Hi, I'm new to GameMaker, and I'm looking for an idea for my first game so it's not too big and I can learn something. Pls help
  13. S

    Beginner, issue with var++ code

    Howdy, I'm working on a project in GameMaker: Studio and I'm already stuck. The code is supposed to be simple, this is what is has to do: If you click ten times on a button, a window will pop up telling you to stop it. The code resets after the window appears. This is the code I've got: clicks...
  14. C

    Next room d&d won't work

    Please help. I am making a game that when you collide with the exit object it will take you to the next room. But after I changed the controls to the player it won't work. I did a simple drag and drop. I don't know why it won't work. And I don't know code so if there is a solution with d&d...
  15. I

     I've got an idea...

    Hey so I'm new to game maker and all , but I've got an idea that I think sounds interesting. So I've been thinking about making a game similar to Zelda , but with different classes. The classes should be ranging from 4 to 6.Every class should be different from the others ofc. but not only that ...
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