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  1. EZTALES

    Legacy GM changing sprites when level increases!

    hey gang. just wondering if anyone could help me out with a little problem on my hands. i want to change the players sprite when his level goes up. the code is down below so please help me out! OBJ PLAYER CREATE /// set fixed rotation phy_fixed_rotation = true; spd = 2; image_speed = 0; STEP...
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    Multiple Characters, One Script!!

    I'm fairly new to the community but already loving it. Posted a question and was answered immediately. Here's the question and response: "hi, I'm kind of new to game maker and need some help.. was hoping you could help me out: I wanted to know if there is a way to code your main player and...
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    How getting started?

    Hello. Today I tried to make a simple game for learning the mechanics of this program, but my knowledge about programming are very low. I tried creating for 5 hours, and even looking tutorials or guides I found this extremely hard. This is my first time using the free version of game maker...
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    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...
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    Limit my spawn count

    Hi, Everyone I'm making a space shooter and I have made a spawner, but I want the spawner to stop spawning when it hits a certain amount of enemies. For example after the 100th no more spawn. In my obj_spawner I have create event //spawn rate spawn_rate = 70; alarm[0] = spawn_rate; and in...
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    Interacting with parts of the computer?

    Hey- I'm new to gms2 but I really have taken a liking to it. I was wondering if it was possible to sort of merge code not written in the game maker language with gms2 somehow- in order to be able to interact with other parts of the computer. Say for example if I wanted to be able to tell the...
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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...
  8. 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...
  10. 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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