platformer

  1. Crask

     Neither Day nor Night - bloody adventure platformer

    Hi, I want to share with you a teaser of the game I'm working on. It's also my first game I'm willing to release. At first I thought it would take me 1.5 year but after 4 years - here I am, hoping that 2020 will be the time of release. The Adventure of a girl trying to find her younger sister...
  2. S

    GML Problem With Gun Facing Same Direction as Player.

    I am fairly new to GML and Game Maker Studio 2 in general. I am coding a long term project (a platformer game) and have come across an issue with making my players gun face the same direction as him. if he is facing right, it faces right, if he is facing left, it doesn't face left. In my...
  3. Tonydaderp

     --------2D PLATFORMER [Working Title] Project Sayf--------

    I hope you're all having a great day. I'd just like to introduce to you a little something I've been working on in GMS: 1.4 (on and off) for about 3 months. I plan for it to be like a classic Mega-Man game, with tight platforming, various weapons (that will be manifested in the cannon having...
  4. J

    Need Help with Attacking Animation

    Hello everyone, I'm not totally sure if this belongs here, so please be gentle. I'm working on a metroidvania currently, but I am god awful at making sprites and animations. I've gotten around this like a lot of devs I've seen on Game Maker by using small resolutions for sprites. I'm currently...
  5. G

    How do i make an enemy tower?

    Me... again.. I am completely lost on how to program stackable enemies. I want to be able to stack my enemies, similar to how goombas stack in Mario. Where they all move as one tower of enemies. I'm using drag and drop to make my platforming game, and i tried looking for this information online...
  6. Jacob Thrasher

    Create dynamic "shadow" effect for a platformer

    Hello, I am working on an bird enemy for my platformer. The way I would like it to attack is as follows: The bird will be above the player's screen view, and casting a shadow on the ground. Once the player lands on that shadow the bird will follow him/her around for a couple seconds before...
  7. J

    How can I set the transparency of a view?

    Im making a map with a minimap, but the minimap is a view of the room, but smaller. The player can get behind the view, and this is all good, but now I cant see the player. Can I make the view transparent so I can see the map, and the player? If this isnt possible, what should I do to make...
  8. N

    Windows Blasting Cap: Gunpowder Heart // Platformer / Shooter

    Hey! What's up? I just released my platformer/shooter, you can download it on Gamejolt or Itch.io: WASD - Movement K - Jump J - Shoot Blasting Cap is a 2D platform-shooter. Try to reach the top of the ancient tower, and not to blow up in the process! Face multiple enemies and platforming...
  9. RobotoSkunk

    Legacy GM Gravity with delta_time

    I was trying to add a system to make my game show no delay when playing and I started to have problems with gravity ... when multiplying the gravity by delta I started to see errors such as the player jumps very little when the game runs at 30FPS, but when the game increases to 60FPS it jumps...
  10. JeanSwamp

    GMS 2 Jump Through Platforms

    So today I was trying to fix something that I've been delaying for a long time, and I actually managed to fix it. Now the problem is, somehow I managed to mess up and forgot what was the thing that I had to change in order for it to work. The problem I'm having is this: When standind on top...
  11. B

    SOLVED: Melee attack while moving in side-scrolling platformer

    Hi there, I'm a total Gamemaker rookie who is really enjoying learning the ropes, but has probably over-reached on my first attempt at making a game. I'm trying to make a side-scrolling action platformer, and by following Shaun Spalding's excellent tutorials I've managed to get the movement...
  12. S

    Legacy GM [SOLVED] Getting stuck in convex corners

    I tried usong shaun spalding's method of making my sprite able to jump around the platforms. However, when the sprite jumps at an angle it sometimes perfectly hits the convex corner of a stationary platform above it. When it hits this corner, the sprite gets stuck in place until i make it move...
  13. E

    GMS 2 Help with Attacking States

    So I've mostly been using Shaun Spalding's tutorials on GMS/GMS2, and I'm currently adding attacks into my platformer game. I have a standard attack so far, but I am trying to add others, such as when you attack in the air, attack with the down button, and so on. However, I'm not sure how to get...
  14. CrazyNinjaMike

    Herakles and The Princess of Troy

    Hi all. In 2006, I made a game called "Hercules and The Princess of Troy" and released it to the old gmc forums. It got good reviews. I took the feedback and vastly improved on everything. I've been working on this new version, on and off, since 2007. And now, it is nearly complete. I recently...
  15. GM029

     The Landscaper - Platformer | Windows Demo Now Available

    Download a demo on my itch.io page. I thought I'd start an in-progress thread about a game I've been working on. Initially this just started as a 'get to know' GameMaker kind of project but I've really been enjoying working on it so I'm trying to build it into a full game. This is a simple...
  16. Slyddar

    Drag And Drop Drag and Drop Platformer Series

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary: A detailed tutorial series on creating a platformer using traditional hsp/vsp collision methods, but implemented in drag and drop. It will eventually cover collision code, states, enemies, basic tiling, parallax scrolling...
  17. T

    Steam Metaloid:Origin

    Finally! Metaloid: Origin now available on steam! [About The Game] Metaloid: Origin is an fast-paced gun’n run 2D platformer. Take on the role of one out of three android warrior's known as “Predator” and dash through 9 different levels in order to save their planet from an robot army...
  18. Bluetail7

    Windows The underworld [2014]

    Explore the land of the Aeria, a world with a light and dark side, where you goal is to survive and find points of interest. Use distinct character styles: One that adapts to your needs and environment, while the other request a special sequence in order to perform attacks. Tamy, the...
  19. S

    Android Sam the Cat: Adventure Runner

    Hello everyone, I've released my second mobile game on Google Play! FREE version: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.shakeshake.SamTheCat NO ADS version: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.shakeshake.SamTheCatVip Sam the Cat - Cute and colorful 8 bit retro style...
  20. Isyx

    Demo Ike's Axe - Casual Platformer (with some flying levels too!)

    Hello everyone! I would like to show you all one of my projects called Ike's Axe. It's a physics based 2D platformer that I've been playing around with for a while now. I've recently committed a ton of changes to the project and would love to get people playing it and hopefully generate some...
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