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  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
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    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...
  10. 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!
  11. 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...
  12. B

    Drag And Drop Rotation Shenangins, Help Me Please :(

    Hey Hey! New programmer here! I'm making a reskinned version of the Space Rocks Tutorial project, and am currently working on a short invulnerability state for the player after respawn. I'm doing this by respawning a "ghost" object of the player that is only capable of moving, before...
  13. Locki

    Shaders How do I make a Sinewave shader?

    I want to create a wavy background (in the same lines of the battle backgrounds from earthbound). but there is no tutorials i could find on it, not even on youtube. (reference point the franky battle from earthbound)
  14. Kaijyuu

    GML [SOLVED] Timer inside bigger timer wont go down? HELP!

    hello, good day everyone. Im having trouble making an object (hot vapor spilling out of an old pite (hurts the player)) to trigger at different times using the same object, I tried coding it like this set a total_time make it reach 0 when that happens my program choses 3 cases (0,1,2) depending...
  15. Squirtle Plays

    Smaller tile for collision

    Im bad at coding and cant figure out how to make a smaller tile for more versatile use Create move_speed = 4; jump_impulse = 15; grav = .75; v_speed = 0; //Tile map info var l = layer_get_id("collision_map"); tilemap = layer_tilemap_get_id(l); Step //sprite info sprite_bbox_left =...
  16. Kaijyuu

    GML [SOLVED] How to avoid exiting state machine if there is a wall ontop of my character?

    Hello, noob 856431684 here! Im making my first game after space rocks in GMS2 and i've "learned" state machines, basically all my animations have a state machine. the problem is that when I press "C" my character crouches OK BUT when I press "C" again and there is wall ontop of my character...
  17. Z

    Windows Missing or corrupt GameMaker build tools : 0x4F030002

    Hey there, I'm having a problem compiling. "cmd" /c subst Z: "C:\Users\FamiliaArroyo\AppData\Roaming\GameMakerStudio2\Cache\GMS2CACHE" elapsed time 00:00:00.1435464s for command "cmd" /c subst Z: "C:\Users\FamiliaArroyo\AppData\Roaming\GameMakerStudio2\Cache\GMS2CACHE" started at 10/05/2019...
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    Question - IDE Stuck on "Building" issue

    Hey, I just bought the desktop license was was really excited to start learning how to make games. But every time I try to press the run test (Default f5 button), my cursor changes to the loading hourglass and in the top right corner it says "building". However unlike the tutorial i am...
  19. B

    GML Where can I find an Air Hockey Tut?

    Hello! I am interested in learning how to code an Air Hockey game that is not DnD, where can I find a good tutorial for one?
  20. Kaijyuu

    Windows [SOLVED] Help, room wont let me place wall wherever I want!

    Hello, I've been working with gamemaker studio 2 for 12 days now, got my character moving really good, good sprites and animations but now thatI want to make a room for test this problem appears, there are specific places I cant place my 32x32 pixel walls, I have my first proyect and I dont have...