# game maker 1.4

1. ### GML How to set Diagonal Speed for 8 Directional Movement

My players speed is set for 4 but for my code attached I noticed that when I move diagonal (Up Left/Right & Down Left/Right), the speed is faster than 4. What can I do to adjust the code so that the speed remains the same for each position? if keyboard_check(vk_up) && place_free(x,y-4) {y-=4}...
2. ### Legacy GM [SOLVED] Interact with an enemy with a precise collission

So I made a state where you grab an enemy and throw it away, this happens when the character is directly in front of the enemy, touching it, this works fine but when I'm walking over them, having the foot of the character touching the enemy, the code detects a collision and activates the throw...
3. ### Textures pages and game load time

[Solved] I have a question regarding a games load time. I read in the documentation that in the Windows platform all texture pages are loaded into memory. If these texture pages are 4096 x 4096 and there are more than 100 in total, will this impact the games startup speed? If so I would assume...
4. ### footprints

So the characters in my top-down strategy game form footprints to the ground when they move. I've implemented the following code for the characters ('units): Create: canprint=1 Step: if canprint=1 { if !place_meeting(x,y,waterpar) { if speed > 0 { instance_create(x,y,footprints) can_print=0...
5. ### Free Can You Finish The Game ? (Android)

You think you can finish it all ? .. Well, It's not that easy! "Can You Finish The Game ?" or "CYFTG" is a puzzle platformer about escaping from the cave. Can you reach the end? .. I don't think so! You can download the game at itch.io for free! Play Now! link -->...
6. ### Legacy GM [Solved] Game decided to break for no reason

Hi, I've spent a few months on and off working on a game, and I decided to edit it today for the first time in a month. I haven't touched it since the last time I worked on it, and no one else has either. So something caused the car object to break. Everything else is fine, the player...
7. ### Legacy GM Problem with Attack Animation

I'm making an action platform game (I have a lot of project), and want to make my character attacking with a melee weapon. But my character doesn't attack. Instead of attacking, he plays the walk animation (because the stand sprite is the first image of the walk sprite). Here is the classis...
8. ### Free RED HOT VENGEANCE - 3D Twin Stick Shooter

He had one rule: No killing women or children. When a hitman is double-crossed by his employer, he brings forth a night of carnage and bloodshed. RED HOT VENGEANCE is a twin-stick shooter, drawing inspiration from games like Max Payne and Hotline Miami. Main features: 10 level campaign with...
9. ### Android / Amazon Fire APK compatible with 64-bit devices

Hello everyone!! :) I'm needing help in the APk build part for android for GM1.4. As of August 1, 2019, all apk in google play will have to be compatible with x_64 as can be seen in this link: https://developer.android.com/distribute/best-practices/develop/64-bit I would like to know what...
10. ### Problems with html5

Good day, can you find out how you can place 2 applications html5 on one page? Only 1 application works, when placing the second image on the same page, it does not work here's the code for one <html> <canvas id="canvas" width="999" height="499"> </canvas> <script id='edit_src'...
11. ### Legacy GM c_ Not working?

I'm trying to make it so that when my enemy dies it creates an effect that's red and it just isn't working. Here's my enemy destroy code:effect_create_above(ef_explosion,x,y,1,c_maroon); All I need it to do is create an effect with the color I want but that doesn't work. Any help would be...
12. ### Legacy GM Wall problem with Point and Click Adventure

Hello, everybody. I have a question in Game Maker Studio 1.4. I am still a beginner and need help with a Point and Click Adventure. Right now I have: a player who is controllable with Point and Click a Pathfinder AI using a grid a collectable object (still without functions and inventory)...
13. ### Free Avoid

Here a small game for the new year,Avoid. I made it because, we all avoid the last year for this year. In this game, you have to avoid enemies to survive. I hope you will enjoy! Happy New Year! I wish to everyone health, success, peace,love and MONEY See you next time! Play Store...
14. ### Legacy GM Strange issue with ds_map and room IDs

Dear fellow developers I've recently run into a rather strange issue with my current project. Some Info: I'm making a platforming game with a overworld for level selection. Now, I create a ds_map of the levels with the key being a number from 1 to the total number of levels, and the value...
15. ### Asset - Extension Chartboost SDK for GMS 1.X

Hello and welcome! I'm new here on Yoyo Games Forum but I have 5 years using Game Maker Studio and creating games for Android, Windows and HTML5. In the last week I've been working on one Extension for Game Maker Studio and I made one to use Chartboost ads on your Android Game. Chartboost is...
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### Legacy GM Editor Screwing Up?

When creating declaring any variable like... at all even in a new project where the only object is declaring a variable creates a FATAL ERROR saying the Variable is not set before reading it. I am pulling out my hair about this as nothing went wrong till I added a new variable and even after...
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### Legacy GM Dnd Refreshing Instances

What would be a good solution to make blocks in a breakout/pong game respawn when the ball goes off screen or if y is less than 0. I got it right now where the instance is destroyed when the ball touches a breakable block but trying to recreate the instance with alarms is troublesome. Dnd is...
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### Legacy GM Flashing Text

I don't know exactly how to ask this question but how can I draw the text to Flash when a point is scored in Game Maker 1.4 as seen in the gameplay below the idea is for the score to flash in tune with the beeps after a point is scored. I also attached both screens of code for the ball/adding...
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### Legacy GM Refreshing Rooms in 1.4

What DnD element or code can I use to refresh the room and its objects when I press a key (example like escape to go back to the title screen)? I tried the restart element when pressing the button but that seemed to do nothing. Also oddly going back to the title screen removes the sprites of the...
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### Legacy GM Logic Error?

I am using 1.4 for a simple pong clone however, there seems to be an error in my DnD for scoring. The idea is that if person A scores 1000 points then person B loses 500 points and vise versa. However, I have the error in which if a person has 0 points and the other scores the person who scores...