beginners

  1. luuckyyu

    Any good starting tutorials for beginners?

    Hello!! I'm a fresh, brand new egg to the GameMaker community and the software itself. This may be a long-winded introduction but I hope you'll bear with me haha. I've had a game idea in my head for a good few years now that I've been putting off because I have zero experience in coding (though...
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    new user - DND or GML?

    Hi there I've done a few tutorials showcasing both some Drag and Drop and GML. I'm ready to start trying some things out on my own. I have a design background but limited coding experience and it would definitely be easier to start by using DND. My concern is that I may learn habits I need to...
  3. 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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    Beginners Start Here!

    I see folks new to Gamemaker on the forums looking for some good tutorials to get their game making ambitions off the ground. Now there are a lot of good tutorials out there from the likes of Shaun Spalding, Heartbeast, etc. Some of these are directed at beginners, others are not, but most are...
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    Legacy GM [SOLVED] Learning GML: Where To Start Reading From On Help File?

    I just took a look at the Help file that came with Game Maker Studio 1.4, and I'm a little bit unsure of the precise point to start at, as I want to learn GML step by step beginning with the basics. I have a fairly good idea of the workings of Game Maker (particularly sprites, objects, and...
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    Legacy GM Best Recommended GML Tutorial For Beginners (solved)

    I am looking for suggestions for the best GML tutorial for beginners, or those who are very new to game making with GML. I would like to start from scratch, learning in baby steps how to eventually get to a goal I set myself for thoroughly understanding GML, and how all the built-in variables...
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    What are the challenges of being a game designer?

    I'm somewhat new to game designing in general, and i have a few questions that i'm hoping i can get a response to. I started game maker studio not too long ago and it works great but i do run across the same problems every time. So these are a couple of things i need help with. 1. What the...
  8. B

    Game Jam (beginner/intermediate)

    Hi everyone, So... for myself I was thinking of joining a game jam and ofcourse I saw the big official "game jam" forum at the top of all forums. But after thinking if I should join or not I realised that I wouldn't even have a change to win. Not that I have to win, but there are lots and lots...
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    Old GM5 Games Converted to GMS

    Greetings everyone. I have an old GM5 game that I did long ago and converted into GMS. I'm using GMS Free Standard Edition 1.4. by the way without any modules; just Windows and Steam. i am giving it away free as a guidline to BEGINNERS. It is fully DRAG and DROP. There were a few compatibility...
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