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    Android INI-saving and lost game progress, bug?

    Hey, I hope I've posted this on correct sub-forum, this sounds like a bug for me. I've had same issue for last two years since I've started using Game Maker 1.4, now using 2.0. So far I've been making Android games only. I use INI-saving and loading. I've got 4 games in Google Play now and...
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    GML Write ds_map to ini file, Read ds_map from ini file

    How do I write a ds_map into an ini file and then reassemble the map from an ini file's contents so I can use it in game? The actual ini values should be difficult to edit ds_map gibberish. How do I put it back together as a ds_map in game, so I can check the individual key values, and set them...
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    Legacy GM How to encrypt .ini files?

    Hey! I just want to know the easiest but good way to encrypt .ini files. I don't want to play for an extension. I also don't want to use 64bit encoding because anyone can use a translator. This is my save file script: if (file_exists("Save.ini")) file_delete("Save.ini"); ini_open("Save.ini"); //...
  4. Tontete

    Windows Is it okay to keep an ini file constantly open?

    I am only using one .ini file for my game, so does it hurt the game's FPS by keeping it open?
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    Asset - Extension GMAccount - Online User Data

    GMAccount - Online Data Marketplace: http://bit.ly/2u7bJoA Category: Extensions Price: $39.99$19.99 Modules: All Platforms Description: Compatible with GMS1 and 2 - All Platforms Requires your own PHP server to run. See the manual for more information An easy to implement system that lets...
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    Asset - Extension Lerner INI

    An easier, safer data handling. Lerner INI lets you load and save your game data in only one line. No more file open / close handling! Thanks to the automatic data encryptation, remain master of the in app purchases (IAP), the character progression, etc. Cheating becomes way harder! This...
  7. XirmiX

    GML Creating a new file while the game is running?

    Been a while since I've been working with game maker... I talked about this before, but I said that I knew how to do this... I have either misunderstood something or I completely forgot how to do this. I tried to search this up, but I can't find anything. Is there a command for creating a new...
  8. Posho

    HTML5 Reading a File from Another Game's Working Directory in HTML5

    Hello, I am working on an HTML5 game that uses an image export button. I have an extension that allows me to save the game's screen to an image in HTML5 but only works if WebGL if off, however my game overall does require the use of WebGL. My first idea around this is to save the data that...
  9. Posho

    HTML5 HTML5 and Local Files

    TL;DR: How can I specify my HTML5 game to save a sprite locally and how can I locate it afterwards? So I noticed by accident that you can save files locally with HTML5 by saving an ini file. I want to do more things like this with my HTML5 game, but I'm getting all mixed up and I need some...
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    Legacy GM How to make save-load system

    I have a badly problem... I made my game but I cant make a save load system on it ... Not a normal one, like a good game... So... If u play a game (like silent age) for your second time, you see the main menu at the first, then if you tap "start" you see... The game saved your progress... I have...
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    How to make save-load system

    I have a badly problem... I made my game but I cant make a save load system on it ... Not a normal one, like a good game... So... If u play a game (like silent age) for your second time, you see the main menu at the first, then if you tap "start" you see... The game saved your progress... I have...
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    Windows How can I make save system?

    I have a badly problem... I made my game but I cant make a save load system on it ... Not a normal one, like a good game... So... If u play a game (like silent age) for your second time, you see the main menu at the first, then if you tap "start" you see... The game saved your progress... I have...
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    Ini savefile question

    I'm having trouble finding if and where my game create a ini save file to store the player preferencies This is the code ini_open(working_directory + "preferences.ini") ini_write_string("Options","DPAD", "false") ini_close() I also tried without putting working_directory in ini_open This is the...
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    game isn't writing to ini file

    this is the code ///HP if (global.HP <= 0){ can_move = 0 show_message("You lost better luck next time") ini_open("savedata.ini"); Max_Caught = ini_read_real("Save", "Cola", 0); ini_close(); if(Max_Caught << global.Cola_Caught){ ini_open("savedata.ini")...
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    INI file protection

    Okay, so I've added a save feature to my game using INI files and it's nearing completion.. I know of a couple of plugins which I am going to use to encrypt my INI files (to prevent players from changing values and cheating), but my game is going to feature a strict system of permadeath. Because...
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    Legacy GM [SOLVED]Strange INI error

    so for some reason it gives me this error ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 2 of Key Press Event for F6 Key for object o_ctrl: Trying to read from undefined INI file...
  17. Weastøne Entertainment

    Saving game: .INI vs Ds Map

    Hello there, I have searched alredy, but I can not get a winner: which of these is the best one to save your game? (and store health, mana, room, etc.). Thank you!
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    Game Maker - Simple Save System Help

    Hi! I have a game I have been working on recently, and I would like to add support for multiple saves, and at the same time do not want to flood the player's desktop with save files. I am wondering if I can simply change the directory in which game_save() operates. If I can't, what is a simple...
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    [Solved] Opening included ini files

    I want to access information from an ini file I created in another project that stores level data. I want to access the data by including the ini file in my game. So I created a new included file, selected the one from the other project and didn't changed the name. Now it's called Save.ini I...
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    Saving Level Information to INI file

    I've been working on an ini save system that's been coming along nicely. I'd like to store multiple things for each level, like a byte for level completion, five or so New Super Mario Bros. style Star Coins, high scores, etc. I recognize that I could just use a 2D array, but I'm wondering if...
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