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    GML Help with angled player kickback mechanic.

    Hi everyone, I'd like to start by saying I'm a complete novice to programming. I've been following a video by Shaun Spalding on kick back. I thought it would be a cool idea to make a game around this mechanic, but I've came a across a problem. When shooting at an angle and the player is...
  2. Jmarlin3

    How to do dash ability

    I need help creating a dash mechanic for a dash ability. Similar to the game cleste: I'm not entirely sure where to start, but here's my player's create event that was based around a wall jumping mechanic: hsp = 0; vsp = 0; hsp_frac = 0; vsp_frac = 0; hsp_acc = 3; hsp_fric_ground = 0.2...
  3. Wile94

    GMS 1.4 - Some questions for experienced GML programmers (Platformers)

    Hello, first of all I'm not an english native speaker so I apologize in advance if something doesn't make sense. Lately I'm being pretty much concerned about how to manage performance in GM because I'm making a pretty big fighting/action/roguelike platformer pixel art project: I'm still...
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    GMS 2 Precise Collisions vs. Physics Collisions

    I'm curious about the relative figures for the CPU performance of Precise Collisions compared to using the Physics engine, in various situations, particularly in regards to rotating objects. Huge room with lots of objects vs. small room with only a few? Really large objects vs. really small...
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    GML Adding a "Fire Rate" to A Platformer.

    Hello, So I've been working on a platforming game for a school project and I'm fairly new to game maker. The problem is that although I have the ability to shoot a bullet from my player, the player is able to shoot as much as they want. For example they could hold down the shoot button and there...
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    Could someone tell me how I could write up some knockback logic?

    I'm making a platformer and i want the enemy to knock back the player when it collides with it. I literally can't find any good tutorials on is at all or like any decent info on it anywhere, so if someone could help that would be awesome :) Here's my enemy's code if that helps ///Set Up The...
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    Moving Platforms: horizontal, vertical and circular

    GM Version: Gamaker Studio Target Platform: All Download: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48101751/MovingPlatforms.gmz Links: Original Topic Summary: In this tutorial I show how to implement moving platforms using an interesting approach. Tutorial: Horizontal Moving Platforms: In this...
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