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  1. 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 -...
  2. I

    Looping Levels

    Hi, I'm continuing from the tutorial that shaun created in "your first game" and i have added more features to this tutorial, such as an highscore board and pause menu. What i'm trying to do now is loop levels (fixed number of times, 10 or 20) and have different waves. This is what I want. Once...
  3. I

    Creating a highscore board

    Hi, I'm new to game maker and GML and want to know how to make a highscore board. So far, i have been following the tutorial made by Shaun on creating "your first game in game maker studio 2" and learning this way. I have completed to tutorial and am adding features to this such as, going back...
  4. theroarer

    Mark of the Summon

    Update: New Demo available on Itch.io Mark of the Summon is an action adventure love letter addressed to A Link to the Past and Secret of Mana. You play as The Writer, who goes on an adventure to break a curse. /////Updated demo 0.84///// * Fixed many bugs. * Enabled Summons with number...
  5. D

    Game Maker and file extensions

    Hello there! I'm wondering whether I can import 3D model in .fbx format and attach necessary animations in the same format as well in GM. How do you import this kind of stuff and combine it?
  6. U

    Windows game won't build please help...... :(

    So i installed the game maker studio 2. I went on youtube and started watching a tutorial on how to make a game on gms2 i started, and after the first 15 minutes, the guy tested the game. i wanted to do so the same but i noticed one thing. my game was building for over 60 minutes and nothing. i...
  7. D

    Article Small Thesis

    Hello.. I'm student (High school) from Czech republic. My seminary work was to make a game in GM and part of it was upload video of a game (teaser) and post it here. It's my first bigger game via GM and i know i still have a lot of to learn about. I will continue working on it after i'm done...
  8. C

    Newbie question (using DnD and GML mixed?)

    Hi all, This is my very first message here, and I hope Ill be asking smarter question soon. The first doubt I have is that, when I start the program it ask me to use DnD or programming. I would like to learn GML as everywhere Ive read that is better to get more control on what you want to get...
  9. L

    Is it possible to make a game via game maker where the player can change between 2 perspectives?

    I am totally inexperienced with making games but i would really like to develop an own game. My main idea is a game where the player can actively change between the top down perspective and the sidescroller perspective depending on certaint situations. Can game maker do this or should i rather...
  10. F

    What is your experience making games with others?

    I've been thinking about collaborating with others to build games, as I tend to be easily overwhelmed by all the work that needs to be done being a solo-dev. Plus in the tiny bit of experience I've had, building games with someone else is fun. :D I'm a little intimidated by it though, as I'm...
  11. N

    Help! Events not creating text box??

    Hello, I am brand new to GMS2 (Downloaded it this morning) and i've been watching tutorials on how to make platformers, but i've run into an issue. In every tutorial, when they click add event, and click an option (create for the purposes of this conversation) the Create window is a text box...
  12. Doc

    Drag And Drop Auto open live preview?

    Hello All! So I've just started my adventure into GMS, and have found that while GML was super easy to grasp for a lot of the basic functions, DnD has been really helpful for the more complex stuff. The Issue I'm having is that I know (think?) that I will eventually need to move into GML full...
  13. J

    [NEWBIE, PLEASE HELP] How to change sprites on collision

    Hi, I am new to Gamemaker and I am making my first 8Bit pixel art game. I am trying to get my player to change sprite animation when collecting an item. I have tried to use a variable to do this in the collision event for the player and the object its is colliding with, but nothing is changing...
  14. Doc

    Legacy GM {CLOSED}Auto jump mechanic problems

    Hello all! first off, I'll apologize in advance as this very likely has been covered before, but I am two days in and have a super limited understanding of GML and programming in general. So I have a working state machine up and running. obj horizontal movement is working fine, as well as a...
  15. F

    Need help for generator

    Greetings games maker friends! I have a project a bit special and I am totally new to GameMaker (and in coding in general ...) so I have some questions about the realization of what I want to do. But first things first, what is my project? To make it short, I need, for a board game that I...
  16. P

    Windows Trying to make an Undertale fangame...

    Hey... so, does anyone have any tips on how to make an Undertale fangame in GameMaker 1.4? Here's what I want to learn how to program: An intro story similar to Undertale's Making the transitions from room to room smooth Making something similar to your first encounter with flowey Creating a...
  17. S

    Question - IDE Steam version and .exe file

    Hello everyone, but how to create an exe game file, if I have a Trial version? (With limited sprites, titles and all outgoing ones) Or is it only possible to do this on the licensed version ?. Today I'll buy a Steam version of the program, is it worth buying exactly there?
  18. E

    [Solved] Basic Programming Problema [:D]

    Hello, lovely gamemakers I wanted to check if the player is falling by creating this varaible: falling = (yprevious < y), I'm drawing it on the screen to test it and it always returns 0. I've been messing around with it: falling = (y + yprevious), returns the expected value, let's say 1235...
  19. M

    Question - IDE Newbie question about GML limitations.

    Hello! I am new to GameMaker Studio 2 and have a stupid question, but very important to me. I did a research but now i have more questions than answers. So the questions are What are the Gamemaker limitations in 2D? What 2D game mechanics GameMaker and GML will not allow you to do? What size of...
  20. S

    Issue attaining pixel perfect collision

    Hey guys i'm new to this, I've watched many tutorials on attaining perfect pixel collision with walls but they are all based on arrow key/wasd movement and hspd/vspd variables. My issue is that my character doesn't move using these methods. My obj_player has and orb (obj_dot) that orbits it...
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