1. J

    How to create game modes

    Hello, I am creating a game in game maker studio 1.4, what I want to do are two game modes, I explain a story game mode and another by punctuation. I want two options to appear when I click on change game mode and when I click it closes and then when I press play it takes me to the one I have...
  2. V

    Need Help With Error

    So, I watched Shaun Spalding's GMS2 Action RPG Tutorial on Queuing text boxes and I encountered an error, which is this: ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 1 of Draw...
  3. fg_Albin

    Windows Lilium Reach -An action platformer where you explore a forgotten region of space. |Demo available|

    Explore forgotten worlds in this action platformer that blends metroidvania like exploration with challenging combat and gear customization. Do you want to play it already? Check out our demo and give us some feedback! Development begun after a game jam in 2016, and the team consists of three...
  4. I

    Need help with collisions

    Hi, i just started using game maker, very uneducated in it but im trying to learn, and follow along with a tutorial for a game i want to make myself (using the tutorial to learn). I have followed everything done in this video ( ) and as far as im aware, my scripts are identical to his, but for...
  5. lost

    Released Apolune 2 - Deep Space Mining (with friends!)

    Official Site: Steam Store Page: Originally, I wanted to write a game for Atari VCS -- when TrogdarRobusto @ Atari VCS Backers Discord approached me. Unfortunately despite submitting content to Atari I've...
  6. otterZ

    Forum Game Game Idea Brainstorming Challenge

    This is just a fun game / challenge for creating new game ideas. Below is a bunch of random words that I found by randomly opening a dictionary. You will find your allotted 5 words next to your birth date, which you can then use to create a game idea /plot / concept / storyline. For instance...
  7. L

    The best 3D game engine

    Hello, where is the best 3D codeless game engine?
  8. I

    State Machines

    Hey guys, First time using GMS2 and posting. I'm running into issues with my state machine. I'm not getting any syntax errors, but the game isn't loading the states. Basically, I can't move after implementing the state machine. Any advice or ideas on what it might be? The project can't be...
  9. T

    Free Lines Wizard - simple puzzle game

    It is a first game I managed to make: from the beginning to the very end. A very simple idea: you have a field with colored balls, and the goal is to put ones with same colour in line to clear the game field. And new ones appear every turn. It is not a unique concept, but I wanted to start...
  10. B

    Is it okay to make a game maker in game maker ?

    I tried to develop a game creation program in Game Maker Studio. I heard that there could be legal consequences for that from my friend so I stopped developing it. I was wondering whether anyone could shine light on that for me. If I where to release it for free for example would that still be bad ?
  11. N

    When should i publish my Game?

    Hey there! I have currently worked on a dungeon-crawler project for some years now. Its not done though, since it consists of 3 zones/areas, and I have only made one and a half zone. Development is getting pretty slow and I could really use a kick of motivation to keep going at a decent pase...
  12. T

    Tethering item system

    Hi I am relatively new to GMS2 and game programming. I am looking for ideas on how to implement a specific type of inventory/item system. In my game I have the player control a space ship and collect items in space. I want to make a system where the inventory of the ship is based on the items...
  13. S

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?
  14. Daniel Mallett

    Game jams

    I'm getting a bit sick of myself atm programming-wise. I'm sure the rest of the forum has had enough of me too at this point. I want a break from beating myself up. I wanted to have a crack at a game jam. I'm not seeing a whole lot of recent content for the next one. Can someone link me?
  15. Luis Otavio Afonso

    Released Light Speed

    Reach the speed of light to change dimensions, just don't forget the meteors.
  16. Coffeli

    GMS 2.3+ Brainstorming: How would i make a custom bullet hell??

    I want to make a rhythm game and customize bullet patterns to the sound of the music and ive been stumped for a while on how to approach it. Only way I can think of is timers but thatd get way too tedious to time to a 5 minute song. i really want to make something like this but in game maker...
  17. B

    GMS 2.3+ Particles going in and out of rooms

    I started trying to understand particles and I pretty much was able to understand step by step. Although this may be the case, I (of course) had a small problem. In my game, one room would have a snow particle, when I go into the next one, I don't want to have the snow particle, yet it still is...
  18. M.G.

    Little Platformer "Snow Hopper"

    In an unknown Country, on an unknown Mountain ... the little "Snow Hoppers" live peacefully together. One day, however, a dangerous threat, the "Bigfoot" emerges. Features: - Retro Style - Pixel Graphics - Chiptune Sound - Unique Gameplay Movement: Left Arrow = Left Right Arrow = Right...
  19. M.G.

    Ice Block

    How can I make it so that I can slide on a block of ice?
  20. S

    Demo Instant replay / Time reversal Example

    I have made an example project showing how time can be reversed a few seconds back and replayed. In this case, it is a replay of a football /soccer game. When a goal is scored, the replay is shown. The match AI is not perfect and I will keep working on it. This example includes all the source...