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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Wretched.Dunce

    Mac OSX [SOLVED] String Literal Issues: Missing Glyph at Line Breaks

    I'm going through the Space Rocks tutorial and I've run into an issue with line breaks in literal strings. I'm creating the start up menu text using: @" score 1,000 points to win! UP: move ...etc." However, upon running the game, at the beginning of each new line theres the missing glyph...
  7. M

    Ads in game

    Can please any one make a tutorial or tell me how to put ads in gamemaker studio 2 DnD after an action with admob or any other way
  8. matharoo

    GML GUI Tutorials: Buttons and Option Lists

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: All Download: https://www.dropbox.com/s/cstywdaqqy53lfs/ui-tutorial.yyz?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gvkkah9cbak180p/ui-tutorial-2.yyz?dl=0 Summary: In this series, I make tutorials about different GUI elements, which can be used in many different...
  9. C

    Spine & GMS2 Rotating bones without IKs

    Good evening, I have been frantically searching aorund for a tutorial or some good documentation around bone movements wihtin my Game code. I wont be using IKs at this stage as I dont have the budget for Spine Pro. if anyone could point me in the right direction as goodly is letting me down...
  10. matharoo

    GML Time Rewind Feature Tutorial

    GM Version: GMS2, works with GMS1 too Target Platform: All Summary: A friend of mine was making a game and needed help with implementing a time rewind feature, so I quickly cooked up some code for him. Works like a charm, so I thought I'd share it here. Tutorial: Basically, we have a DS list...
  11. Annoyed Grunt

    GMS 2 Reusable Automatic Map/Minimap

    GM Version: GameMaker: Studio 2 (v2.2.3.344) Target Platform: ALL Download: https://github.com/AnnoyedGrunt/GMS2-Minimap-Tutorial/archive/master.zip Links: https://github.com/AnnoyedGrunt/GMS2-Minimap-Tutorial Summary In this tutorial, we will explore a simple solution for the creation of a...
  12. Michael McMullen

    GMS 2 Puzzle Switches

    GM Version: GameMaker Studio 2 Target Platform: N/A Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary In this tutorial we build a puzzle switch system together. Our system can handle a single switch that opens a door, or 100 switches that need to be put in their correct on or off state in order to unlock a...
  13. J

    GML Adding a gameover screen once object has had collision with another.

    How would I toggle a gameover screen or text when an object has a collision with another object?
  14. Legofootmassage

    Newbie Needs Help

    Greetings. I just downloaded GMS trial last night. I'm trying to create a digital version of a board game that I enjoy playing with my family, and I figured this would be a nice program to run it with. For some context, it's going to be a board game with up to 6 players, where piece movement is...
  15. matharoo

    GML Networking Tutorials (GMS 2 and 1.4)

    GM Version: GMS2 (also works with 1.4) Target Platform: ALL Download: Part 2: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5cdb5wc0yxtmwwv/networking.yyz?dl=0 Part 3: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1pd9cpydjbsnfoj/networking-two.yyz?dl=0 Summary: They're three videos, where the first one covers buffers, second one...
  16. matharoo

    Drag And Drop Introduction to IF Conditions (DnD) [GMS2]

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: ALL Download: undefined Links: undefined Summary: An introductory tutorial about conditions, for beginners, done in Drag & Drop. Tutorial:
  17. matharoo

    GMS 2 Smooth Camera + Pan/Zoom [YouTube]

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: All Download: https://www.dropbox.com/s/6npeyqa27jj8tvv/cameras.yyz?dl=0 Links: Below Summary: A tutorial that covers creating a smooth camera and implementing panning and zooming. I mainly made this tutorial to let people know that they don't have to use...
  18. J

    Windows Can't create debris of space rocks tutorial

    (I usually just read in english, sorry for miswriting) I tried to destroy bullet after trying to create debris, erase the debris image_alpha -= 0.01 and destroy part, resize to 5x5... and still not creating debris (yes, I saved everytime).
  19. FatalSleep

    Quick Ray-Traced (QRT) Lighting Tutorial

    GM Version: GM:S 2 (2.2.1.357 IDE, 2.2.1.287 RunTime). Target Platform: Any (As long as they support GLSL ES Shaders). Difficulty: Hard Download Example: Google Drive GitHub: Repo & Technical Writeup Summary: This tutorial will cover the difficulties of lighting and my specific solution using...
  20. flyinian

    GML looking for good tutorials on coding data structures

    I am looking for tutorials on data structures. mainly for ds_grids, ds_lists and ds_maps. I've spent several hours searching the web and haven't really found what I am needing. I am currently trying to add tile collisions to data structures and clueless on how to do so. I am basically looking...
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