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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. xDGameStudios

    GML [TEXT TUTORIAL] Keyword "static" Explained

    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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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!!
  8. 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...
  9. K

    Need help, getting syntax error in breakthrough game from the tutorial

    Hello, I am completely new to programming and I tried following along with this tutorial to make my first game. However when I run my game I get a syntax error. ERROR in action number 1 of Step Event0 for object obj_Bat: Variable obj_Bat.go(100003, -2147483648) not set before reading it. at...
  10. Salsa

    Space Rocks GML tutorial - Objects are invisible in room

    Hey! I am somewhat new to coding and such so i started off by doing the space rocks tutorial. everything was going great and i was following everything step by step. But then when i needed to launch the game and see what my room looks like, i noticed that all of the objects in the room were...
  11. samspade

    GMS 2 Updating The Coding Fundamentals in GML Series to 2.3!

    I'm starting my update for Coding Fundamentals in GML. If anyone has feedback on what needs to be updated, feel free to let me know! Whether your like helping or just have videos you want me to make thanks in advance. I'm noting three types of videos. 1) Videos that expand upon a previous...
  12. RefresherTowel

    Creating Sweet Particle Effects in GMS2

    GM Version: 2 Target Platform: Windows/Mac Download: N/A Links: https://refreshertowel.games/2020/08/04/tutorial-particle-effects-in-gml/ Summary: Learn how to create your own unique and interesting particle effects like this: Tutorial: Tutorial can be found here...
  13. Strontium Dingo

    GMS 2 Greetings, request for Space Rocks tutorial help

    Hello everyone - new forum member here, I hope we're all doing okay! I bought GM2 a few months back and have finally gotten around to trying it out. I'm doing the DnD Space Rocks tutorial and I'm stuck on the third video "My First Game - DnD - Attacking & Collisions - Space Rocks (Part 3)"...
  14. C

    SOLVED Image_angle Drawing Circle Out of Sprite

    Hey all, I'm a decent programmer but new to game dev, so I was following the GM2 tutorial "My First Game - GML". I followed the instructions and when I went to test rotating my ship, instead of just rotating like the original asteroids or like the example I was following, it'd rotate, but fill...
  15. benjigamedev

    New to GM: looking for tutorial for turn based resource management game.

    Hello 🙋‍♂️ I'm Benjamin, normally board-game designer, with an online game idea that's been obsessing me since my teenage years and which I decided to work on. I've heard GM has a strong community and hope to find support here. I'm working as a Chief Data Officer, and so I'm familiar with data...
  16. Nathan

    Design Looking for detailed tutorials on the Room Editor (building stages)

    I've been away from the forum for quite some time, but have been using GMS2 since it debuted. Back then there was only 1 bare bones tutorial available on how to use the Room Editor to build stages. I've built some test rooms but am ready to start making proper well organized Rooms/Levels for my...
  17. tagwolf

    Perfect Tween Type Object Rotation and Falling (Tetris, Gear Platforms, etc)

    GM Version: 2.X Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary: This tutorial will get you perfect, snappy style, tween-ish with rebound object rotation. This is really useful and fun for Tetris-type games and would look great in 2d platformer games on platforms that rotate too. UPDATE...
  18. Let's Clone

    GML Balloon Fight Clone Tutorial

    GM Version: 2 Target Platform: Windows/Mac OSX/HTML 5 Download: Project/Assets Link: Lets Clone Summary: Welcome to Lets Cone! In this tutorial we tackle a clone of the classic title ' Balloon Fight', with a subtle twist. Instead of implementing a single or cooperative version of the game, I...
  19. tagwolf

    Realistic Throttle Response (Flight Physics PART 1) - Can be used for other stuff too!

    REALISTIC THROTTLE RESPONSE (AIRPLANE) GM Version: 2.2.5 Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: https://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/forces.html Summary: This will be part of a series on creating basic flight physics models (if you can call anything involving flight physics "basic")...
  20. J

    [Solved] Image-Angle affecting direction in Space Rocks tutorial

    I'm currently going through the space rocks tutorial and am creating the asteroid's behaviour. The tutorial tells you to change the object's image_angle each step to create a rotating effect, so that it doesn't affect the asteroid's actual direction value. When testing this behaviour, the...
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