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Windows [SOLVED] steam.api doesnt work with gms2 for me

Discussion in 'GameMaker Studio 2 Community Tech Support' started by GeneticZ, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. GeneticZ

    GeneticZ Member

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    hey,
    i try to make a game for steam. but somehow when i start my game the steam-panel doesnt pop up. if i try it in gms 1.4 it works perfectly, but not in gms 2. help please

    here what i did for gettin there:

    -gms2 IDE v2.2.4.474 using Runtimes v2.2.4.374
    -downloaded steamworks sdk 1.42
    -changed the path to the "sdk" -folder in the preferences in gms2
    -activated "steam" in the options/plattform settings/windows in gms2
    -added the steam-id of my game in options/main/general in gms2

    EDIT:
    Ok, finally i found a solution:
    somehow the steamworks SDK doesnt work with gms2 downloaded from steam. After i downloaded the actual version of gms2 from the yoyo website all worked perfectly.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2019
  2. Nocturne

    Nocturne Friendly Tyrant Forum Staff Admin

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    It does, but you have to enable the "Use alternative launcher for Steam application" option from the Game Options. ;)
     

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