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  1. Daanny

    GMS 2.3+ How to shorten large numbers (an in-depth tutorial)

    I did some looking around the internet for a guide on how to do this and there wasn't much coming up, so I thought I'd make my own tutorial so anyone else who needs this can go here. GM Version: Studio (all) Target Platform: all Download: see tutorial below Links: n/a Summary: How to display...
  2. S

    Having an error pop up.

    So when i try to run my game after adding some scripts from a tutorial i get this error ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 1 of PreCreate Event for object o_entity...
  3. AlfMandoor

    SOLVED Need help with tutorial

    Hello to everyone, I really would appreciate any help you can please give me... From a week ago I have this problem and can´t fix it, and the worst is that the enemy just stay there and don´t do anything, I am been following a tutorial about using platform pathfinding, where the enemy follows...
  4. Slyddar

    Top Down GML Tutorial Series inspired by Gauntlet

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary: This is the GML start for a dual GML and DnD top down tutorial series, where we make a Gauntlet like game. The player will shoot enemies with his bow, and even throw bombs to destroy them. The enemies will have path...
  5. matharoo

    GMS 2.3+ GameMaker 2.3+ Turn-Based RPG Series (On Hold)

    GM Version: 2.3+ Target Platform: All Summary: This is my free Turn-Based RPG series, currently in development. Hoping to upload a new part each week. This project is on hold, but rest assured it will continue one day -- hoping that day will come later this year. Playlist...
  6. Let's Clone

    GMS 2 Bomberman Clone Tutorial

    GM Version: 2.3 Target Platform: Windows/Mac OSX/HTML 5 Download: Assets / Base Project Link: Lets Clone Summary: Welcome to Lets Cone! This time around, I've opted to finish the tutorial before making a post =P It was aslow grind, but here are my steps for cloning the classic Bomberman game...
  7. V

    Need Help With Error

    So, I watched Shaun Spalding's GMS2 Action RPG Tutorial on Queuing text boxes and I encountered an error, which is this: ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in action number 1 of Draw...
  8. xDGameStudios

    GMS 2.3+ [TEXT TUTORIAL] Types Explained (Memory Leaks)

    GM Version: Studio 2.3+ Target Platform: Windows / All Download: n/a Links: n/a [THEME] Today we will be talking about types, this will be a short tutorial that I hope will help you understand how GMS2 handles types. We will also talk about memory leak problems that can appear if you are not...
  9. O

    Bullet not shooting at all (Space Mods - GML - Enemy Faction(2/3) )

    I'm totally new to GML, and I've been doing the video tutorial of space rocks. I'm already in the Enemy Faction(2/3), and my biggest problem is that the bullet is not shooting at all. I've tried other methods such as giving function to the create bullet and using "if(other. id == creator)," but...
  10. M

    Isometric game

    Hello game developers. I'm currently following a tutorial on youtube on how to make your own isometric game. Also I am very new to this programming language. This error keeps showing every time I execute the game. How do I fix this? Btw this is the youtuber I am following. Heres a link to his...
  11. xDGameStudios

    GMS 2.3+ [TEXT TUTORIAL] Keyword "static" Explained (Part 2 : Execution Order)

    GM Version: Studio 2.3+ Target Platform: Windows / All Download: n/a Links: n/a [PROBLEM] Today we will be talking about static variables initialization order... now you might ask: [EXPLANATION] So static keyword again! If you don't know what it is you should first take a look at my first...
  12. EvanSki

    GMS 2.3+ Setting up Raspberry Pi Export for Game Maker Studio 2.3.1+

    GM Version: 2.3.1+ Target Platform: ALL Links: Link to DragoniteSpam's video which helped start this tutorial Summary: In this tutorial, I will show you how to setup, use, and export to the Raspberry Pi using Game Maker Studio 2.3.1 There is 3 Steps total and an optional 4th step NOTE: Don't...
  13. W

    SOLVED GMS2 doesn't show objects when placed in a room and tested

    Just like the title says, for whatever reason, I can't get my objects to be visible like they are, in the tutorial. I've followed every step, made the sprites, assigned them to objects, and then dropped them into the default room. The "Visible" box is ticked in the Object settings, and the...
  14. RefresherTowel

    GMS 2.3+ Beginners Proc Gen in GMS #3: Generating Sweet Caves with Cellular Automata

    GM Version: 2.3+ Target Platform: All Download: Exported GMS File Links: Read the full tutorial here Other Entries: Procedural Generation in GMS #1: An Introduction Procedural Generation in GMS #2: Learning the Basics Procedural Generation in GMS #4: Connecting the Dots with Bresenham’s...
  15. face

    GML Programming basics in 20 minutes. (cheat sheet)

    GM Version: Studio 2.3 Target Platform: Windows Download: see code below Links: n/a Summary: In this tread I will teach you the basics of programing with GML. Attention: Useful information will be available here but you will need to use this regularly to get decent at it. What not to expect...
  16. sivispacem

    SOLVED Draw Instance Score - prints double (overlapping) text

    ---If you duplicated your room, ensure you do not have more than one persistent object placed in more than one room.--- Thank you to @TheouAegis, @Slow Fingers for the assistance. As the title suggests, I have been following the "Space Rocks" tutorial and all parts of the game work as the...
  17. xDGameStudios

    GMS 2.3+ [TEXT TUTORIAL] Keyword "static" Explained (Part 1 : The Basics)

    GM Version: Studio 2.3+ Target Platform: Windows / All Download: n/a Links: n/a [PROBLEM] What is static? what is its purpose? and how can I take advantage of it? [EXPLANATION] There is no quick answer for this, as static will have different use-cases depending on the context. However two...
  18. S

    Educational learning downloads

    Hi all, My son wants to start programming and as I have GMS2 I thought that would be a good place to start him off with. I noticed that the GMS website has an educational section/tutorials section - Found Here, but it seems that I am unable to download the full 2.3 program and the 2.3...
  19. G

    GMS 2.3+ Tutorials for daily rewards or offline (away) earnings?

    Hello, i tried to find tutorials for daily rewards or offline earnings but i didn't find anything for gamemaker studio...so, have you? Where? Can you share a link? Thanks!!
  20. samspade

    GMS 2 GameMaker and YouTube Tutorials

    Recently I was curious about how YouTube channels focusing on GameMaker tutorials do, and what I could learn from them, so I did some research and came up with the following information: Google Sheet Link. I'm not being particularly rigorous, but I believe most of the numbers are correct (or...
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