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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...
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    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?
  3. 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...
  4. FlatulenzaFiamm

    Drag And Drop Out of Memory when creating a standalone executable

    The title says it. Everytime I try to make an EXE, it just shows up the phrase "Out of Memory" and do not create it! During the game and test it never happens! Please help! FIXED Nevermind, classic GM error.
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    GMS 2 Particles issue [SOLVED]

    So, I am pretty new with Game Maker, and I have been struggling with particle system recently. I did some bunch of code, and it seems to be working, but, for some reason, there are some issues with particles - first, they are not drawn on any light colors and second, they are being overlapped by...
  6. HandsomeKT

    Draw Event

    Whenever I draw in a non-draw event, it doesn’t draw, so I put if statements in draw events to try to get that to work, but it still doesn’t work, is there anyway I could do something like, when key A pressed, Draw A.
  7. MattD227

    [SOLVED]Adding a range that follows the player

    Hey guys, so I'm very new to GameMaker and don't fully understand GML yet. What I have right now is that the player will go to wherever you click on screen and I'm wanting to add a range around them that will follow the player. I have a sprite made for the range, but I do not know the code...
  8. Nuthole

    [solved] how to move an object in the image angle of a different object

    ok so i need to make the image angle of objectA the direction of objectB, but when i do "launch = image_angle" on objectA, objectB does not understand the "launch" variable. how do i make objectB understand?
  9. P

    Windows [HELP] Sprite index isn't working

    Hi i'm new to GameMaker and I don't understand why this code isn't working. I have sprites sPlayerPunchRight and sPlayerPunchLeft and an object oPlayer. In oPlayer there's a left pressed event that has this code in it. // Punching WhichPunch = random_range(1,2); if (WhichPunch == 1) {...
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    Legacy GM Problem that i can't solve

    Hi, im trying to make one thing on my game. I need that the user click on the button, after the button is pressed it will check if the global variable is higher than another one then will give an error if its true, if its false it will change room. I don't know what happen because it always go...
  11. KONGEN

    HTML5 Posting my games on my own website

    Hi, i bought the WEB edition of GMM2. i would like to buy a domain and hopfully be able to post my games to friends etc, im not trying to become big, just an easy way for my friends to acces my games. i have basicly 0 skils in web development, but is there an easy way to post the games as HTML5...
  12. V

    Is this Game Design possible with GameMaker?

    Hello, I´m new here and I am looking for a possibility to develop an easy hands on prototype for my game idea. It´s a football manager and as I have no experience in coding I thought visual scripting would be nice. The thing is, a football manager consist basically of interaction with UI...
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    i am new to game maker and i copied a youtube video about adding dialogue and text boxes but it keeps saying error. I dont know what it means or what to do. my code: //scr_text("Text",speed,x,y); txt = instance_create(argument2,argument3,obj_text); with (txt){ padding = 16; maxlength =...
  14. D

    How i make tranformations by clicking an specific key

    I want to do a transformation on my character with an animation in gamemaker 1
  15. U

    Resource load failure and resource are malformed

    Hello so the issue is one day i was working on my game and didn't save the latest object yet suddenly the power was off for a second (i don't know why the power was off) and when the power comeback my computer open window by itself and when i come and check back all of my resource is fine and...
  16. FlatulenzaFiamm

    Drag And Drop How does this resolution work?

    Hey everyone! It's been a while since I haven't created a thread on the site! :D This means, maybe, I became a better programmer... maybe... By the way, I have a little problem with the resolution of my game. For some reasons when I test my 1920x1080 resolution game, it shows itself cut and...
  17. T

    Having trouble with door objects

    Okay, I'm relatively new to programming so bare with me here. I was following heartbeast's tutorial on making a simple rpg, and am currently on ep.24(i think..?) I decided I wanted a grid system of rooms Link's Awakening DX style so I got to work trying to figure it out. I figured I could use...
  18. A

    Please Help!

    So Im making it to when my player is killed its supposed to destroy the instance, and then go to the next room, but im watching the hp reach 0 viewing the healthbar, and nothing is happening am i doing something wrong? if hp = 0 instance_destroy() room_goto(Death)
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    So, I have a game and I have the Healthbar of the player in the player object, and whenever the player gets killed, I dont want the healthbar to disappear, is there any way I can put the healthbar anywhere else? or just make it so it doesnt disappear in the player object?
  20. A

    Help [Solved]

    I am currently making a game where you are a player in a room full of plates, and you click to move, and im trying to make it so whenever you click on a plate you move to that plate, but for some reason whenever i move to one its just sticking to that one and not being able to move to a...