game maker 1.4

  1. NS2Games

    Steam Combined Arms Operations Series - WWII Turn-Based Strategy

    Hello everyone, We would like to share our latest game, the Combined Arms Operations Series (CAOS), a turn-based World War 2 strategy game now available on Steam! Assume command of more than 4000 historically accurate combat formations from six nations across 7 years of the Second World War...
  2. Pelican Police

    Legacy GM [Tutorial] Troubleshooting a clean install of GM1.4 (studio) + modules

    Introduction: I don't think I've ever been able to make a fresh install of game maker studio without having problems. So this topic is to help my future self and anyone else that also experiences headaches with what should be a very simple task. Part 1 This step is obsolete and will fix issues...
  3. A

    Help with running paths & timelines

    Hi, I imported a game made from GM Studio 1.4 into GM Studio 2.0, and learning GM 2.0. (FYI, I don't know much about GML) However, the conversion doesn't seem successful. In my game, with a mouse click, it was supposed to run action_path(), action_sound() and action_timeline_set() at the same...
  4. A

    GMS 2 Help with black screen in GM 2

    Hi all, I'm a GM2 beginner. I made a game using Drag/Drop on GM Studio 1.4 and imported the old game from GM1.4 into GM2. However, when I run the imported game on GM2 and click a button (i.e., button named "accept_practice_F1" from the screenshot), the game screen goes black and it crashes...
  5. Robotnik91

    Game Maker 1.4 - Collision Detection Not Accurate

    Hiya! I am using Game Maker 1.4. I am having troubles getting accurate collision detection with my obj_player and my obj_fire_hydrant. I am modifying the collision shapes to be only specific areas of both objects, but when I run the game, the parameters I set are ignored; it's as if the...
  6. Robotnik91

    Game Maker 1.4 Current Player Location

    Hiya! I am using Game Maker 1.4. I'm trying to create a homemade sprite transition that will play between my rooms. However, in order to do so, I need to set the sprite to be drawn at the location of my player (obj_player). The view of the room is smaller than the room itself, so I cannot draw...
  7. Robotnik91

    Game Maker 1.4 Day/Night Cycle and Global Lighting Settings

    Hiya! I am using Game Maker 1.4. I am trying to make a city-type atmosphere in my game that changes day to night and back. I want something that I can code right into an object that is always present in my main overworld map, but something that will not reset if I enter a building and reenter...
  8. Robotnik91

    Game Maker 1.4 8-Directional Movement

    Hiya! I'm a beginner when it comes to coding. I don't know how to write my own 8-directional movement code for an RPG-type game. Also, I've been trying to search for YouTube videos describing how to code correctly. However, I cannot find any videos for Game Maker 1.4... only for Game Maker 2. I...
  9. Z

    Legacy GM Can't get GMnet Engine to work.

    Hey, i'm trying to add GMnet into an existing Game. I've read this manual ( and followed all steps. GMnet PUNCH is not enabled. I'm able to create a server with port 6510. everything is fine untill i try to connect with a client. both instances get an...
  10. K

    GML Im making multiplayer game, but i dont know how to make that players would have moving sprites.

    I did all other things, but i only dont know how to make other players have sprite when they are moving? I can send project if you want. I did everythink like in this tutorial(there ), with some tweaks, but they dont matter:
  11. F

    How to avoid the respawn of the enemies when I re-enter the room

    Game maker 1.4: I put an enemy in the room, but even when I kill him, when I enter again in that same room, he spawn again with the full life. How can I avoid the enemies that had already dead of spawn again?
  12. wilmer

    GML Spine Animation - animated character to the left

    Greetings to all: I am a user of Spine and not if this is common, normally the characters in Spine are designed and animated looking to the right side, but I have a villain character that looks to the left side. The problem is that having it to that side, in Game Maker everything changes, the...

    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}...
  14. ruwcom

    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...
  15. D

    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...
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    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...
  17. Hamdy Elzonqali

    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 for free! Play Now! link -->...
  18. Z

    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...
  19. M

    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...
  20. Bros Before Giraffes

    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...