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  1. RefresherTowel

    Creating Sweet Particle Effects in GMS2

    GM Version: 2 Target Platform: Windows/Mac Download: N/A Links: https://spaceslingers.wordpress.com/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...
  2. 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)"...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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")...
  9. 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...
  10. Xor

    GML Useful Math For Game Development

    GM Version: GMS 2 Target Platform: ALL Download: N/A Links: https://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/comments/eyg2kf/useful_math_for_game_development/ Summary: I was recently asked about what math/logic knowledge is needed for game development, so I've decided to outline it here and maybe you can use...
  11. M

    GMS 2 3D tutorials / learn the basics

    Hi, I've been using GMS for about a year now having Zero previous coding knowledge. I got my start following along the simple 2d arcade style game tutorials and went from there. I really want to make a 4 player FPS deathmatch game. Very simple 1 weapon, 1 map and go from there, but I can't find...
  12. AlexDerFerri

    Asset - Project Picross (Nonogram) on GMS2

    PICROSS (NONOGRAM) PUZZLE GAME ON GMS2 Marketplace link: https://marketplace.yoyogames.com/assets/8893/picross-on-gms2 Hi there! I've just uploaded a GMS2 project that shows you how to make a Picross puzzle-game on GMS2. The code is fully commented so it is easy to follow along. I've also made...
  13. pointlessLife

    game maker 8.1 in 2020

    My pc is not that great,so, the smoothest GM is the 8th for me. Well, i wanted to know, where could i find some good content of GML for GM 8.1 if its possible obviously. Someone said to me that, learning from tutorials of gms 1, would help because they are almost the same, but, i didnt trust...
  14. G

    GMS 2 Gamemaker Studio 2: Moving Platforms and One Way Platforms(All in One)

    GM Version: 2.2.5.378 Target Platform: Windows Download: N/A Links: Summary: First of all, happy new year to everybody! Hope you're having a great one. Just as the title mentions, this is an all in one tutorial video showing people how to handle jump through based static and moving...
  15. samspade

    GML Coding Fundamentals in GML Tutorial Series

    GM Version: GMS 2.2.5 and Prior Target Platform: All Download: Github Repository Links: YouTube Playlist Summary: A GML tutorial series focused on the basics of coding. A link to the playlist is above and the introduction and first video are below. Introduction: Tutorial:
  16. tagwolf

    Simple Background Gradient Render

    Simple Background Gradient Render (No graphics required!) GM Version: 2.X Target Platform: ALL Summary: Immediately and with minimal effort make your games and prototypes looks better and more polished. I've seen so many GMS games that are using gray or flat black backgrounds. This is an...
  17. samspade

    A GML Tutorial Series Focused on Coding Basics (not game dev)

    The idea of a GML tutorial series focused on the basics of coding, instead of a how to make 'x' game, has been brought up a couple times recently, and if no one else wants to do it, I think I might try. I've only got three years (slightly less) of hobbiest coding experience but I've taken the...
  18. J

    bbox versus sprite_xoffset for boundary restraints?

    Hello! I'm going through the "Breakthrough" tutorial and was just wondering why one code worked and one doesn't . . . This is concerning the part where the bat must be coded to stay within the boundaries of the game. This is the correct code in a Step event: if keyboard_check(vk_right) // Check...
  19. Han_emmm

    Question - IDE Space rocks tutorial

    Hi there, just tried out GameMaker today for the first time. I have been following the tutorial for space rocks. I have been getting this error: ___________________________________________ ############################################################################################ ERROR in...
  20. Wicked

    GML Help with Brick Breaker collisions

    I am pretty new to GML and Game Maker in general, and have been following the tutorials to learn up on it, however I am having issues with the collision of the ball and the brick. The ball will only go in the opposite direction of the original bounce (like 95% of the time) even though I changed...
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