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  1. itarkytec

    Windows Need help making a string

    Hola comunidad, estoy necesitando un poco de ayuda, agradecería que las respuestas a este post estén preferiblemente en español, aunque si es de ayuda no me molestaría en recibirla de todas maneras. Contexto: estoy intentando hacer un cuadro de texto que solo acepte números como entrada...
  2. P

    GMS 2.3+ Audio not playing in Breakthrough tutorial Game (please help)

    Hello, I'm relatively new to game development and Game maker studio 2. I was recently following the tutorial of FriendlyCosmonaut for the game called "Breakthrough" in GML. I got my sound assets from downloading it from the tutorial. The game should play a sound when a collision is detected or...
  3. T

    Giving a colliding object your variable value.

    I have a game which has the main character (a light bulb boy) interacting with several intractable electric objects. The electric objects have two main "states" (though no real state system has been implemented yet), where they are either turned on or off as indicated by sprites. I have a system...
  4. F

    GML Board Game Movement System

    Hi, I recently got GMS2 on Christmas and have been following a couple of tutorials (probably not enough) and now I want to try making something on my own. My problem is with anything I've coded I always have trouble knowing where to start. I really want to make a board game like Mario Party/100%...
  5. MasterOfTheYeetz

    GML my jump doesnt work

    so basically when I jump my character never comes down ): no hate plz , and don't bully me for being a noob. code: (all in a google doc) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Zs2OlukQVVzhfsVWOnBCyyDuNKNegoXcD12bBe6nync/edit?usp=sharing plz helpful comments.
  6. MasterOfTheYeetz

    Windows Black screen error

    so basically when I try to play my game, it doesn't give me any errors, it just opens to a black screen and doesn't do anything else. I have a deadline of today to finish and I don't know how 2 fix. HELP!!!
  7. x79514_lol

    Windows Errors happen when I try and play my game.

    so basically when I run my game I get an error message and I don't know how to fix it. HELP PLZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a deadline of tomorrow for my game! (BTW i was using a youtube guide by gravityshift games for making the chrome dinosaur game.) V v...
  8. x79514_lol

    Big error happens whenever I run my game

    so basically when I run my game I get an error message and I don't know how to fix it. HELP PLZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a deadline of tomorrow for my game! (BTW i was using a youtube guide by gravityshift games for making the chrome dinosaur game.) V...
  9. B

    Windows Help me with my blackscreen

    Now yes im extremely new to this and im running into a problem i havent yet before and nothing im doing seems to be fixing the issue. now this a simple little 2d game consistent of one room with a small snail that has to dodge cars and grab leafs nothing too intersesting, now it was working...
  10. R

    HELP ME WITH VALUES!!

    well, I've been starting a project for a card game and I want to create a value system, when a card is chosen the player will gain the value of the card, but the value goes up infinitely, I would like the value to remain without going up, I want to do a system based on value = 0 if card = X{...
  11. R

    PLEASE HELP!!!

    well, I started a card game project, and I wanted to make the cards face down and when you turn up you see a random value and with a different sprite, but I don't know how to do that and I'm getting upset with the project and thinking about giving up, I already looked in many tutorials but n...
  12. KakuniProject

    Please help, no able to create scripts

    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to game maker and into programming. I recently started a game and I'm on the first steps creating the collisions and movements, the collisions it was working fine when I inserted into step/Object, however now I tried to add into a script . I simply copied and pasted...
  13. H

    SOLVED Problem with tile collisions and tilemap_get_at_pixel

    I've been using all types of tile collision scripts. But no matter what code I use, I get the same error. ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 1 of Step Event0 for object...
  14. 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...
  15. P

    HELP WITH JSON SAVE FILE

    Hi everyone and sorry if i write bad some words, but im not english. So, my problem is that i have a code that i buy in yoyo market for GMS2 and i insert in my game, the problem is when i want to load the game or save it. The inventory (is the code that i buy) doesnt save it. I use .ini to save...
  16. S

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?
  17. L

    GMS 2 Weird player sprite collision boxes glitch help

    hi im fairly new to GMS, and im currently following Shaun Spalding's tutorials on a complete platformer (currently on ep 3 but i got this issue back in ep 2). well, the player sprite is doing some pretty weird things, basically, the idle and running animation flickers back and forth every frame...
  18. DevilKap

    GMS 2.3+ NPC sprite direction (need help)

    I have this test NPC, but it wont change its sprite direction. I think it has to do with the fact that I'm using an image_index based on direction: direction = point_direction(x,y,other.x,other.y); image_index = CARDINAL_DIR How would I format/structure this into a switch statement...
  19. L

    SOLVED crashing while trying to assign dead state

    While trying to assign the state 'ps.DEAD' the game crashes saying the event is not defined. Except when I created the health bar, it worked and displayed correctly. hp is defined within the variable definitions.
  20. N

    SOLVED help! why is it saying that error?

    hi, i have this error: ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 1 of Draw Event for object Obj_pack: Trying to draw non-existing sprite. at gml_Object_Obj_pack_Draw_0 (line...
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