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  1. R

    Create a Rope Swing/Grapple Using DND

    Hey GMC! So this is my first post within the GMC. I am currently working on a GM platformer project for one of my classes using DND, and I would really like to incorporate a grapple ability for my player character, but I am not sure how to go about this or even where to start. I have seen...
  2. K

    New to GM studio: What should I do next?🤔

    Hey! I'm relatively new to Game Maker Studio and I wanna talk about my "game" I'm making. In reality it's just a test so I can get my bearings. I was wonder what direction I should take it in. I wanna make a super simple JRPG to start and then continue making small projects from there. I've...
  3. Stonesword games

    Windows Calculating the radius of a turn.

    So basically I'm making a virtual version of a turn based table top game I play. I made visual representations of the movement rulers in the game ( forward, bank slight right or left, hard turn right or left). My question is how do I calculate the rotation of the sprite as well as the radius of...
  4. Reddoka

    Hiii I'm new

    Hi everyone, I'm new, I'm programming according to a tutorial but not as I like. In the tutorial, the character can move around as usual, but my character can't move left or right, only jump in directions. Does anyone know why?? Please help me! Q^Q ~~~ Thanksss >w<
  5. J

    How do I add a loading screen to a game?

    Hi! I'm new to videogame development and I was wondering if it's possible to add a loading screen for my game. It's basically a loading screen between the main menu and the first level, because its kinda weird to just press the start game button and then instantly start the game; that would be...
  6. T

    GMS 2 Issues with paths

    Very new to GMS as a whole, just completed the DnD breakout tutorial. Decided I'd stick with that game a little longer to practice some stuff, and worked on adding new powerups. The one I'm currently working on is supposed to make the bat move slightly upwards in a smooth motion, then return...
  7. BlueScarf

    Shaders Having Trouble Understanding Shaders and How To Change 1 Color into Another

    Hello everyone! I am new to Shaders, and don't really understand how they work. I've watched a couple of Youtube videos, and opened up some example projects, but I'm still confused. I have a large collection of walking, running, jumping, sprites for my character. And in all of these sprites he...
  8. Han_emmm

    Question - IDE Space rocks tutorial

    Hi there, just tried out GameMaker today for the first time. I have been following the tutorial for space rocks. I have been getting this error: ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in...
  9. Xocrona

    Weird movement animation

    Hi, so I'm knew in Game Maker desing (so Idk if this is a very newbie issue or I, as always, found a way to break the matrix :() and saw a tutorial 'bout making a walk animation. The code it's okay if you just use one sprite (with or without animation ;)), but here's the problem ... when I...
  10. A

    GMS 2 Issue On EnemyHit and HP

    Hi guys, I am having a problem in my rpg game. I found some opensource code and I didn't understand the "hp-" expression. Because of that I couldn't code my enemies hp and my game crashes when I hit them. //EnemyHit// var _damage = argument0; hp- = _damage flash = true; if(hp > 0) { state =...
  11. S

    GMS 2 Room transitioning doesn't work at all

    Hi, I'm completely new to programming and decided to follow FriendlyCosmonaut's Farming RPG tutorial series on youtube. I'm trying to set up the room transition area but my character just walks right through it with no reaction. This is the code I put under the player's Step action for the...
  12. Legofootmassage

    Newbie Needs Help

    Greetings. I just downloaded GMS trial last night. I'm trying to create a digital version of a board game that I enjoy playing with my family, and I figured this would be a nice program to run it with. For some context, it's going to be a board game with up to 6 players, where piece movement is...
  13. I

    Destroy multiple instances on collision

    Hi, I am having a hard time figuring out how to destroy multiple instances on collision. At the moment I have a second attack (right_click) object called "water_balloon_test" the size of this sprite and collision mask is full 300 x 300. On collision with enemy it only destroys whatever instance...
  14. F

    How to create tile based collisions?

    Hi, guys. I'm new in this wonderful thing of programming and I need a little help. I'm paciently creating a board-like game of strategy (turn based) and i have done the grid and the basic movement in there. The problem isthe following: I want to have a collision system for my armies so the dont...
  15. F

    Newbie in GML (i need help)

    Hi! im new with gamemaker studio2 and programming but i was hoped you guys could help me right now im trying to prototype a mechanic. i want to my player object Suction/Pull other objects like boxes to it self and destroy them. it could realy help me if you guys tell me what i need to read...
  16. I

    Need help with waves

    //Next wave or end spawner when all enemies have died if (remaining [current_wave]<=0) { if (current_wave == total_waves) { //game_restart(); highscore_add(string(""), global.highscoreboard); } else {...
  17. A

    New to development, need some advice

    Hi there, I'm in the process of starting quite an ambitious game in GameMaker Studio 2 (for the first time) and could do with a little help from this lovely community, any links to tutorials or guidance would be appreciated. Is it possible to overlay full-screen mp4 videos at certain intervals...
  18. S

    GMS 2 [SOLVED] GML Alarm events (I think)

    So I'm VERY new to GM and coding in general (unless you count a strange enjoyment in making excel spreadsheets ;)) I downloaded the trial to play with the DnD but quickly figured out that it was going to be less complicated in the long run to learn the code. Forgive me if I give a little too...
  19. G

    Legacy GM [Solved]Need help with inventory system

    Hi, i'm new to programming and still learning, i want to make a inventory system that have visible slots at top and when i press Tab key it will show more slots, as a chest, for example. It's most based on Magicite and Roguelands system, for reference, i got to make it apear, but not disapear...
  20. DonMaklesso

    Networking problems (data)

    Hi guys, I've started multiplayer in my game but I've also come across several problems. Specifically I have a problem with sending and receiving data (client can connect to the server if anything). I don't know however where my problem lies. Here's my chunk of code for object SERVER in Async -...
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