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Getting Started on a Turn Based RPG

Discussion in 'Programming' started by OfficerFriendly, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. OfficerFriendly

    OfficerFriendly Member

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    Hi there! I've got experience working with action oriented games and have been doing GML for a few years now, but structurally the process of setting up a turn based battle system eludes me. On a 1v1 basis it's fine, but the logic and process of setting up a scenario with multiple enemy objects, multiple player objects, and multiple possible actions starts to elude me pretty quickly.

    Does anybody have experience in this area, or a direction you could point me? The design calls for, for example, up to five player characters against up to fifteen enemy characters - But the more universal the principal the more arbitrary those numbers become, I think.
     
  2. TheSly

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    Try this tutorial. I've actually used it a few years ago and found it useful.

     

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