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  1. J

    SOLVED Need help with current ladder code - all assistance appreciated

    I'm trying to do some basic ladder code without state (since I'm not very good writing them) and below is what I have (scroll to the end of second code posted). While the current ladder code works my problem is the player 1) keeps bouncing on top of the ladder once they reach the top----bouncing...
  2. S

    Fake 3D world any help?

    So, my goal is it to make a game that looks kind of like octopath traveler or papermario. Is there a way to use a 3d World with 2d tiles and 2d objects like the one on the picture? Also i want the camera position to be the same. Any help?
  3. S

    Code keeps saying nested functions are not allowed

    Hey, I'm very new to coding and as of right now I am following a tutorial on game making to get started. I copied the same exact same code that the person in the tutorial wrote, but for some reason it keeps saying there is something wrong. I tried to change it a few times and write it in a...
  4. DDgolem

    Unable to find any instance for object index '0' name 'Rover_BODY

    This is the full error ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ FATAL ERROR in action number 1 of Step Event0 for object Fuel: Unable to find any instance for object index '0' name 'Rover_BODY'...
  5. B

    Windows [Edit I solvd my problem]I need a to put a animation and cancel?

    How I sey i need this and the solidblock isa box.Normely when the Player hit this block he becam the wappon and the box explod and disappear, put I hit the box he give me the gun and he make the sound and he disappear but the animation dont com PLEAS HELP!
  6. BenSunhoof

    SOLVED Spawning an endless line of objects moving outside the room borders

    I'd like to create an endless line of rock objects that create an illusion of a moving floor. This is what it's supposed to look like, only the rocks should stretch throughout the duration of the run. I have two separate objects: obj_rocks for the rock itself and obj_rocks_create for the...
  7. BenSunhoof

    Legacy GM The score system in my flight game works... but not as intended.

    Hello. It's been a while. I'm trying to make something simple - an auto-scrolling flying game where you click to gradually ascend. I've implemented almost everything I wanted, except for the score system. 1 point is assigned each 6 frames, making up 10 points per second. Here's what I'm...
  8. Z

    Need help with making different text for different signs

    How would I make it so that I can make a special string of text for each sign ID? for my obj_sign i have this script_execute(scr_signs) instance_create_layer(signid[0].x-7, signid[0].y-7,"Text",obj_sign_hitbox); instance_create_layer(signid[1].x-7, signid[1].y-7,"Text",obj_sign_hitbox); so...
  9. I

    GMS 2 Pushable blocks

    Im as beginner in coding, well at least in game maker 2. I need some help with coding for a remake of a game, that game is fire boy and water girl, i need the code for pushable blocks. Like a block the player runs into and can move to where they need it
  10. S

    Questions about art assents created in photoshop (painted)

    Hello, I'm newbie game maker user and have done couple of tutorials with pixel art so far. I'm looking for some guidelines and information regarding creating and using your own painted assets in game maker. 1. When painting assets should these be done as vector files before inportin to game...
  11. PhoenixD4SH

    Making Bullet Move Toward Mouse When I Left Click

    I am really new to GameMaker and i am trying to figure out how to make the spell (bullet) that i am shooting go towards the mouse when I left click. Help would really be appreciated thank you.
  12. A

    Help with strange error

    Hi there, Each time I try to run my game, the following error occurs: Instance Code in Room: rLevel1_8 at line 2 : malformed assignment statement When I double click it, nothing happens. I was wondering what the issue is here, I actually don't know what "rLevel1_8" refers to, so any help...
  13. K

    GML Different Dialogue for Different Instances of the Same Object (RPG) SOLVED

    For brevity's sake, I have a a player object, a textbox object, and an interact object. I would like to make each instance of obj_interact contain it's own dialogue ( text[1] = "unique dialogue"; ). I have the obj_textbox set up to read obj_interact's text variable, but then I tried setting the...
  14. DNgames

    I dont know how to do this can someone help?

    -So im making survival game and i need to make building system i want it to look like this. -When player enter build mode i want to create those white boxes around him and those boxes are pressed i want to create object that is stored in inventory. -I made this by creating it this way : box...
  15. A

    GMS 2 Slime no longer jumps after adding in specific animations.

    I tried to make some code for a slime moving randomly. It all worked fine, until I decided to change the sprite index based off of where it was during the jump. Eg, an animation just before the jump, an animation as it falls, etc. Unfortunately, after adding in the code, the slime stopped...
  16. A

    GMS 2 [SOLVED] My player character can not jump, move sideways and shoot at the same time.

    As the title suggests, my player character can't shoot if you hold space and move sideways in the air. They also can't move sideways if space is held while shooting in the air as well as being unable to jump if they are moving sideways and shooting. It's very odd and I can't find any code that...
  17. yashamatt

    GMS 2 [Solved] One Way platforms sometimes work and sometimes don't

    I have basic movement and collision with solids set up, but when I try to set up my one-way platforms I will only be able to interact with whatever one-way platforms that have a lower y-axis than the obj_player when the room is created. If I decrease the spawn y-axis of the obj_player then load...
  18. I

    Windows Prevent layer from updating until: "x"

    So I read the guidelines and it said I could ask for help getting the most out of this product but I'm new here and this is my first post, so, I'm hoping it's in the right place. Here goes: in a game I used to play on the gamecube abbreviated as: "SAB2" the main protagonist in it created a blue...
  19. A

    Hey i need help with sprinting, could someone look over my code and see what is wrong?

    if keyboard_check(ord('A')) { if keyboard_check_pressed(ord(vk_space)) { hspeed = -10; } hspeed = -5; } i am pretty new to coding so it would be a big help!
  20. animated_ginger

    GMS 2 Trouble saving ds_list with ini

    Hello all! I've been running across this problem all day and I still can't figure out why this is not working. I'm trying to add a value to the list and then save it to an ini file. Problem is, it saves a value like "nan" or "inf". And I'm only testing out to see if this will save values...