1. spleeN

    SOLVED I need some help: game source files not reading properly. (.yyp file possibly corrupt) - Trying to not lose several months of development.

    So, I was working on a game I've been developing since late January of 2020, and GMS2 ended up crashing. This is no big deal, it happens from time to time. After I re-launched GMS2, I opened up the project again and while it was opening (loading all of the assets and whatnot), I closed all of...
  2. OLucasConrado

    Distance counter

    Hello! I'm trying to make a game on which we must escape some enemies who are on a pursuit. The longer you survive, more you score. The problem is I can't find a way to count the distance (or even the pixels) we travelled on the game. I searched lots of tutorials on YouTube or even texts on...
  3. D

    I need a little help please

    Ok I'm making a game. I'm stuck on how to do the combo system. I have attack, attack_2, and attack_3. Everything is in an array. So for example in the idle state script I have function player_idle_state(){ //get input get_input() //calculate movement calc_movement() //check state if hsp != 0...
  4. 1tsmey0sh1

    GMS 2.3+ Item falls after breaking an object

    So I have an object for example a tree i want it to drop a fruit after breaking it but i dont want every single tree to drop a fruit i want it to have a 50% chance of dropping a fruit and a 50% chance of it not dropping a fruit. But idk how to code this and i cant find a tutorial showing me how...
  5. A

    Question - IDE [SOLVED] Two Issues With The Debugger

    I'm not sure if either of these things have work arounds, but these are two things I've always found inconvenient about the debugger: 1) After reaching an error, the IDE highlights the line of code where the error occurred within the debugger, which is very inconvenient because now I have to go...
  6. X

    Question - General Question about the Game Maker Marketplace

    Hey everyone, I've got a question about the Marketplace. So when i buy something (or getting it for free) am I able to use the things i bought in my game without giving credits (commercial and non-commercial way)? Thanks
  7. Jihl

    I just made a little "debug visual project"

    Hey there everyone, I just made a project which wants to represent that you can also debug your game in joy. ------- ------- ------ Here is the link to the video Debug project video This is only 3 days of programming, not anything fancy, but still I'd like to share it because I'm trying to...
  8. PocketForge

    Android Healthbar visual glitches.

    Sry for bad english. Hello everyone. I have a small indie game for android in which I often use healthbars, but in several devices that healthbar often breaks and deforms. How i can fix it?
  9. xDGameStudios

    GMS 2.3+ [TEXT TUTORIAL] "Want to execute this only once" (Alarms/Flags/Counters)

    GM Version: Studio 2.3+ Target Platform: Windows / All Download: n/a Links: n/a [LEVEL] Beginner [PROBLEM] Today tutorial is more specific and related to something that invades the programming forums and discord forums quite often, we will be talking about: - I want to execute this code only...
  10. Tiago Carvalho

    Is it possible to encrypt a CSV file? Or delete it from the included game maker files?

    Greetings, Game Makers. I have a language localization CSV file inside the included files that I do not want users opening and checking out the content from. Not being able to find a solution to make the CSV file secure, I made a script to run it the first time of the game, then pass all the...
  11. Z

    GMS 2 "Create Moving" Game Maker Studio 2, in DnD or GML with explanation

    I noticed GMS2 doesn't have the DnD action "Create Moving" so I don't know how to create moving bullets in different directions in the same action I'm not good in GML but I used it some times Please Help
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  13. TheCheeseMaster

    SOLVED Surface Drawing Stuttering

    Hi there, Basically what I'm trying to achieve is this: -have "cloud shadows" moving across the screen -draw the cloud shadows with an alpha I can control (all with the same value at any given time) -have the cloud shadows create a uniform shadow colour when overlapping, rather than having two...
  14. JeanSwamp

    GMS 2.3+ Room Editor TileBuilderLock Still Locked

    Hello, Today out of nowhere, my whole Tile Layers dissapeared. Restaring the IDE made them visible again. It keeps happening randomly, and tick/untick the eye icon to toogle visibility is not working. I noticed also, some tile layers whenever I select a tile and drag the mouse to the Room IDE...
  15. Minerkey

    GML Methods of less-stuttery sprite prefetching?

    I've been using GMS2 for quite some time now, about 3 years now, and I've been trying to efficiently load sprites. I've gone from questionable methods like just loading every sprite at once with a huge block of sprite_prefetches, to loading each sprite one-by-one but I still seem to run into the...
  16. Cofefe

    Distribution Making FOSS Games With GMS2?

    This may seem like a weird question, since GMS2 is proprietary software, but I was just curious: Is it possible to make a completely *free* game with GMS2? I'm thinking GPL free. The YYG License seems to indicate that the Publisher is the owner of any Publisher Property, and we can license it...
  17. T

    GMS 2.3+ Nine Slices don't work with negative scaling?

    I have a question regarding Nine Slices and scaling. It seems that Nine Slice sprites with negative scales don't work properly in-game, but do in the room editor. Are Nine Slices supposed to not work with negative scaling or is this a bug? If it's a bug, I'll file a report; if not, the room...
  18. Powerset

    GML Help making Enemy Knockback/Script

    Hello! So I got some Enemy knockback working for my game. The only problem is im trying to transfer the logic into a script and im hitting major roadblocks. I cant seem to figure out whichever part of it im doing wrong. Inside the enemy hurt state I have this: case ENEMYSTATES.HURT: {...
  19. K

    Android Android Game - ( UP-TO-DATE & NO-SOURCE ) Error

    Hello After more than a year I installed GMS2 again. I wanted to update my android game but unfortunately, the game does not work. I installed all the necessary things but I probably missed something. I am adding code with a problem. Can anyone help? C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe /c "subst K...
  20. C

    GMS 2.3+ Gamemaker run out of memery while in debug mode

    Hi. I am using GMS2 with IDE v2.3.1.542 Runtime v2.3.1.409. (Windows 10) The problem is when I running my game with debug mode, add some break point, and if I move my mouse to some local variable. for example a struct called 'node'. Then the IDE will have no respond and crash. But my game is...