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GMS 2.3+ Corrupted game and game files

Hi,

My game got suddenly corrupted. Many of the game files were were emptied down to 0 bytes, including all the step scripts (but not eg. create or alarm scripts), some sound files (but not all) and some sprites (yet animations lost only their first frames). I managed to recover the lost sprites and the sound files but was unable to get back the step scripts. I found that the sounds and images can be recovered from the build cache - any chance the scripts are cached somewhere as well?

Using IDE version 2.3.2.556
 

TsukaYuriko

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I'm not aware of code being cached anywhere in its raw form (at most in its compiled form).

Do you have a backup of your game? If so, load the backup. If not, start making backups so you won't lose a lot if this happens again. Even better yet, start using source control so that data loss is no longer synonymous with hardware damage, loss or theft.
 
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