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    Room transition please help!!!!

    So basically I am making a Flappy Bird-ish game and I have two rooms: The start menu room 480x854, and the main room 350x240. I have a play button on the start menu room, where everything looks graphically perfect and not stretched, and the play button has the script room_goto_next(), which is...
  2. Gasil

    Question about resolution...

    Hello you all. I'm having a tough time figuring out what resolution my game should have. I'm really not sure if the size of the sprites are relevant to the resolution, I was expecting to use 1280*720 with sprites of 48x48; however I made a little mistake at the sprite creation and the...
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    GMS 2 Limiting Firing Rate

    Hey, guys, I am trying to find a way to limit the firing rate for a gun in my game (you are the gun so shooting is how you move) I noticed there isn't any wait function, and I have tried alarms but even with this code mouse_check_button_pressed(mb_left) It just constantly fires anyone have any...
  4. Gasil

    [Help] Tile collision and movement system.

    Hello everyone, I'm glad to be here, learning at last the ways of game making. It didn't pass much time before I got myself stuck in something I can't understand, could you help me please? I have a movement system which I almost understand for the most part (I used tutorials and such, so I...
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    Question - IDE Unfound error online. need help please

    Hello community, this is my first post here. I've started making games and enjoy it with all my heart. Last night, i was on gamemaker as usual when my cpu restarted out of nowhere (its a seperate problem) and ever since, the game i was working on won't build/run. Here is the Output: "cmd" /c...
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    Proper Enemy Collsions

    Hi guys, so I'm currently working on a top/down zombie shooter and I'm having some issues figuring out how to get proper enemy collisions working. So currently what I have is the enemy follow the player and collides with the walls. My issue is that the enemy simply moves depending on the...
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    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...
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    Legacy GM how can i collide with drawn objects

    I dont know how to collide with my "gun" draw event code: if gun !=-1{ draw_sprite_ext(spr_sword, gun, x + lengthdir_x(4, point_direction(x, y, oBody_parts.x, oBody_parts.y)), y + 4 + lengthdir_y(4, point_direction(x, y, oBody_parts.x, oBody_parts.y)), 1, 1, point_direction(x, y...
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    GMS 2 Questions about ini files

    Hi! Just getting back into game maker Learning GML instead of drag and drop and enjoying it much more. I made a simple high score system using Shaun Spalding's tutorial on saving and loading ini files. The high score is being displayed and is working fine but when I search for the file I can't...
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    Legacy GM [SOLVED] Having gun in hand!

    I'm making ragdoll game and guns in ground are visible but if i pick them up they can't be seen... o_O code in object player step event: with Hand_R{ if (mouse_check_button_pressed(mb_right)) { if (gun == -1) { with (instance_place(x, y, oGunPickup)) { other.gun =...
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    Legacy GM !Ragdoll rotation towards mouse

    Hi! I want my ragdolls head to point at mouse but actually the right side of the ragdoll points towards mouse. What can I do? :( I think this is happening because the sprites are not pointing up..... Code For Direction: direction =...
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    Fullscreen for view and camera diferent? help please

    The regular window_set_fullscreen function dont work for me... the game crash and i have to restart everything.. why this could happen? i have viewports and cameras enables. it only happens in my current proyect. im desesperated pls help >.<
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    Unwanted Sprite Trail PLEASE HELP!

    Hello, I am very new to coding and I watched a tutorial on the basics. Everything was going fine until I did something without knowing that is now causing my object to leave a continuous trail of itself in-game. Also, my player will no longer shoot or it just doesn't show up. I was hoping...
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    GMS 2 'Noob question' my variables are not tuning blue =(

    Hi total noob so please be gentle. I'm following a 'spelunky' style level gen tutorial and im currently making a script. my issue is when i try to set some variables in the IDE they do not turn blue, also some of the other parts of the code do not change to the colours of the tutorial. so my...
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    script works when its not a script but doesnt when it is a script

    Hey guys facing a pretty stupid problem, sorry im quite new to gamemaker So my code works when it is in my step event: but when i copied and pasted it into scr_create_prox_menu, and replaced all the obj_proximity_test with argument0 and all the prox_MENU with argument1, and put it back into my...
  16. EricPB

    GMS 2 Camera and Physics Conflict?

    Here is a problem, I am trying to make a physics based game for GMS2. As such I enabled physics for the one test room I have and the appropriate objects, and try to set up the camera. The problem comes that when I have the rooms boxed ticked off as using physics, the camera doesnt display the...
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    GML General GMS-Noobie question about hit animations [SOLVED]

    Hello! I've been trying to get into gamemaker studio by making a simple character that will point towards my mouse and hit on click. everything worked out fine except that i seem to have chosen an inefficient way of doing that: i created 2 objects: 1. char 2. hit i programmed it so that when...
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    GMS 2 How to set up a joystick

    Hey guys, so i recently bought a simple eight-way joystick, with some extra buttons. I want to control my player with the joystick as seen in the picture and i want to shoot with one of the buttons. So this may be be simple for pros but i dont know how to start and do this. :confused::( Maybe...
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    Passive Ai Help

    I very new to gml and my problem is I am making a game that consists of passive ai and enemies. I am trying to make a chicken that moves to a random position, stops for a few seconds, then moves to another random position. I have attempted to do this for a while and haven't figured it out...
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    Drag And Drop Sprite drawing problem

    Hi everyone! I'm new here and in GMS2 I'm trying to follow along a tutorial, but ran into a problem. My sprite reacts to events up down left and right. That works! But it gets drawn every step of the movement. I drew the sprite myself, assinged it to an object. Theres nothing but four events...
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