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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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{...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. S

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?

    my game doesn't appear what can i do?
  10. lolKanra

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. André Luiz

    GMS 2 help!

    I want to make the character's life bar follow the camera, but I can't do that, so i need your help to send me some toturial or write some code that helps me. here's my camera code: { #region Movimentação da câmera halfViewwidth = camera_get_view_width(view_camera[0]) / 2; halfviewHeight =...
  15. L

    SOLVED Collision bugs help

    Hi again everyone. As the title suggests I've started coding collision for my game and could use some help. I'm using the place_free method for collision and one of the bugs I've encountered is that the player sometimes spawns inside the collison mask and so cant move anymore. For now I've...
  16. DevilKap

    SOLVED Key Logic for NPC interaction just crashes the game, don't know how to fix it.

    The program for the "Key Logic" related to NPC interaction is in my PlayerStateFree right now, whenever I actually "use" it, the game crashes. Program below: // Script assets have changed for v2.3.0 see // https://help.yoyogames.com/hc/en-us/articles/360005277377 for more information function...
  17. D

    idle_to_run run _to_idle Animation transition

    Hello everyone, I have 2 transition animations I prepared it to be more procedural when switching from idle to running state, but I'm not sure how to use it, I'll be glad if you help. Please Help me Example on Katana Zero attached:
  18. DevilKap

    SOLVED keyRun, hSpeed, and vSpeed are mysteryously "undefined" in PlayerStateFree

    The h and v speed are clearly defined in the player create event (seen below): and keyRun is also clearly defined in the player step event (seen below): However when I test my game, this happens: When I re-define keyRun in PlayerStateFree, this happens:
  19. S

    hi can someone help me with the collisions my character he can hold on the wall and after he gives the game stops working and i am a beginner why i ha

    se precisar dos meus codigos me fale por favor if you need my codes please tell me Translation added ~Tsuk
  20. L

    SOLVED Save feature problems and help

    As the thread title suggests I've tried programming a save feature into my game and need some help. I've tried using both the json method and ini_write_real + ini_write_string. The first issue is I have only a rudimentary understanding how these work and so have mostly copy-pasted the code with...
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