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    Views and a seemless Open World

    Hello all, First off, I am extremely new here, in fact, this is my first post here at the GMC. I have dabbled in code for years, though with no formal training besides python and HTML. Most of my dabbling is in C#. I have a few questions, I have searched the forums and the "googs" for...
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    Game Mechanics Noob Requests help #1: Simple cut scenes.

    Hey there! So, i'm relatively new to GameMaker. Having followed Shaun's tutorial on Asteroid, and a few other tutorials. However, I have no background in coding so I'm still not too well versed in GameMaker or it's Mechanics. That being said I'm developing a simple little plat former as my...
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    Drag And Drop Variable Error?

    Hello, for my game I have some code for if the player's image_index =1,2 or 3, they will have different skills, to better explain read this, and this. Anyway, I'm trying to have it so that if the player's image_index=3, they are faster, and can jump higher. so, I started off with this code to...
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    Noob User

    Evening all. I am a small time game designer, mainly card games and board games. I have two card games that i have completed but not yet released. I am wanting to expand my capacity to make games and hopefully help my small company, Games by a Madman or Two, grow to more than just one person...
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    GameMaker Music

    Hello everyone I was just wondering how you guys get/make music for your games, from software's used to how it is actually made.
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    Legacy GM Weird siezure like moving of enemy sprites

    The title more or less explains what's happening. But to make it a bit more clear - When my enemies move in a straight line in either the x or y axes, their sprite starts flickering in a seizure like manner. You can't properly see it in the gif...
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    GameMaker Free Edition

    A friend of mine is lamenting the fact that he didn't get the humble bundle. I am lamenting not buying 10 of them. At any rate, is it worth his while to get the free version? Considering we'd both be learning (I am currently slogging through the tutorials) and nothing more, not trying to...
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    roaming AI help

    ok, earlier i asked for help in an admittedly difficult AI, and after all their help i feel its close to working. however, my problem right now it the roaming AI. heres what i got- create- direction = irandom(8) * 45; alarm 0- direction = irandom(8) * 45; speed = 2; step- if (alarm[0] = -1)...
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    Legacy GM Beginner, snake game odd code errors. Outdated tutorial?

    This tutorial was made back in 2013.. Here's a link for it on a specific time stamp. This is the first error, i clear it when i remove the ";" from line 12. But, when i do that. Another one comes up without making sense. It says that in line 13, at the location of letter "n" in the text...
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    Legacy GM keyboard_check_direct?

    What exactly does keyboard_check_direct do? I've read through the manual, but I can't figure out what it does. Is it used for stuff like pressing multiple keys at once, like holding Z and X to do a special attack? In what context would you use it?
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    Drag And Drop Power-up for a clicker game not working as it suposed to be

    Hello, folks! Really noob question: I'm creating a clicker game that has a power up that double your coins per second. So, I have a piece code that makes you gain twice coins per second, if the boolean variable called "bonus_is_active", is true. I set this variable to false by default. I write...
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    Greetings from a noob.

    Greetings! I am Raizek and I am a 25 year old Canadian! I am a pen and paper artist, meaning I draw a lot but I've never translated it to photoshop or anything else by computer. Despite never being involved in game-making, lately I have an itch to create my perfect game. So far my journey has...