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GameMaker : how can i get the instance ID of multiple instance in a radius?

GameMaker and coding noob here, need help on something maybe trivial for some of you. I'm working on the map part of a game. I have a map with spots on it, each spot is an instance of the same ...
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Advantages of Godot over GameMaker? [on hold]

I know this is a bit opinion-based (sorry), but could I get some insight about Godot Engine? I have nothing bad to say about GameMaker, as I've been using it for a few years and rather enjoy it. But ...
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How can I make an object visible only on the minimap in GameMaker?

I am making a game in which I have created a minimap using views. I want in the minimap (the copy of the world) to add an object, but I want it to be visible only from the minimap. Is there any way to ...
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Game Maker - Collision With Subimage Total Storing

I have three objects: obj_bullet, obj_meteoriteLv2, and obj_tempMeteoriteLv2. obj_meteoriteLv2 contains 4 sub-images. obj_tempMeteoriteLv2 makes obj_meteoriteLv2 spawn. obj_bullet is controlled by ...
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What is the most needed type of co-op game on smartphones? [on hold]

I mean which kind of categories could most attract people or friends to play?
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Detecting Collision in Next Step when Collider is rotating

In my Gamemaker: Studio game, I have a collision script for my enemy. The enemy is an alien, oSwarmer, moving through space which is also filled with drifting, spinning bits of debris. Some debris ...
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Gamemaker studio - Rooms Object doesn't stick inside the square grid

I keep trying to put an object into the square of the grid but the object keeps going to the top corner of the square; also I can't place multiple objects by grabbing the 4 point on the vertex of the ...
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Game Maker - Random Won't Stop

I make a project. I want to make randomize number & draw the number result. So, I make obj_BossText, which has a draw event & executes a code inside the event. This is the code: randomize(); ...
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How to stop movement when an action key is pressed even if movement key is pressed

I'm making a 2d side-scrolling fighting game in game maker:studio and I want to make a code that when the player attacks he stops moving. I've tried some options: keyboard_check(ord("D")); both ...
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How to make the minimap inactive?

I have created a minimap for my top-down Shooter and it is showed on the top-left corner of the window. The problem is that if I press anywhere upon the minimap, its like pressing somewhere on the ...
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How can I use a data grid to make an isometric turn based game in GameMaker?

I am making a Hero Quest clone. It is a turn based adventure game with an isometric view point. So far I have been able to turn a 2D map into an isometric view but I believe I need to use a data grid ...
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Using phy_rotation to follow the mouse [Gamemaker]

My oPlayer object (a physics object in Gamemaker) uses the following code to follow the mouse: phy_rotation = point_direction(phy_position_x,phy_position_y,mouse_x,mouse_y) direction = phy_rotation - ...
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Game Maker Studio - Check Collision With Subimages

I have an obj_roulette, which contains 4 subimages, with value 2-5 and image_number 0-3. The value result from roulette stored as var global.roulette. Then, I make many obj_meteorite, which contains ...
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Adding a small slide when player releases left/right key

The aim is for the player object to slow down and stop instead of just stopping dead. The following codes works ok when the player is not jumping, but gets stuck in an object if the player is in the ...
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How do I make my enemies to follow a path and allow them to collide with the player in Game Maker?

I am making a game in which enemies follow a path. These enemies should be colliding with the player, but it's not working. The enemy is walking the path. And, I want to make it so if the player ...
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In Game Maker Studio, how do I make a sound play only once when I jump on a block?

In my Game Maker Studio game, jumping on a musical block should play a note. Currently, if I step on it, the note keeps repeating. How can I avoid that? I only want the note to play once.
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Convert Mouse Coords into Isometric Tile ID

Using GameMaker Language, I'm basing off their Adavnced Examples. How can i convert the current mouse position into a tile position? The mouse coordinates are 0,0 from top-left This is the function ...
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Collision detection, stop gravity

I just started using Gamemaker Studio and so far it seems fairly intuitive. However, I set a room to "Room is Physics World" and set gravity to 10. I then enabled physics on my player object and ...
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Which Language to Learn to Start Game Development [closed]

I'm thinking about starting career in Game Development, which programming language should I learn and on which game engine. I like 2d Games
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Where do I start? [closed]

I am contemplating in learning game development, I have great passion in anlyzing games and I want tl take it to the next level.. Can you all give me constructive ideas to build upon? Hehe
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Why doesn't this formula double the value properly?

Making a clicker game: Amount awarded per click not increasing based on how many increasers purchased. I have a few global variables set up. global.ramen_1 = 1 This part says how many ramen ...
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capitalizing initial character in game maker studio

The value "V_Output" is the string of letters that I wish to capitalize the initial of. The following code is run in the step event. V_InitL=string_char_at(V_Output,1) ...
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game maker place_meeting multiple objects

I am working on a simple game that contains two objects the player and the ground, and I used place_meeting to make the player walk on the ground object and it works fine but when I try to add another ...
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Game Maker: Studio - Make objects avoid other instances of same object with A* pathfinding

I have a game where there are multiple enemies who must chase a single player. I have pathfinding set up using the GML A* pathfinding with mp_grid and a path. However, these enemies can walk on top ...
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Lunar Lander calculating gravity, acceleration and collision in GameMaker

I've already asked this on the GameMaker forums but had no response so far. I'm making a little Lunar Lander game as my first foray in to GameMaker, I'm wanting to have the ship land and take off ...
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Collision with 2 of the same objects

I'm looking to make a button that is activated by two of the same objects, but the code I'm using doesn't recognize the second object as a different instance. Not the best explanation but here's the ...
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In GM Studio, how do I make a button that changes room speed?

I want to make 2 objects that change all the rooms' speed when pressed. One would change the speed to 30, and the other to 60. I'm intending to use them in a room dedicated to game settings I know ...
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Gamemaker's xprevious is the same value as x… Same thing happens for the y variabbles

So I'm making a tower defense game but for some reason the enemies (which are following a path) have the same xprevious value as their x value. The same is true for their y variables. This also ...
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Why music doesn't play when I export the apk on Gamemaker on Android?

I have made a simple app with buttons and when you press any of them a specific sound plays. I tested that on Windows and the sounds work properly. I also tested that on Android and it also works, but ...
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GameMaker android support

Game-maker asks me to install android sdk api 13 for it to work. I opened the SDK Manager so that I install it, clicked at API 13 and I couldn't be able to click the "install packages" button. I ...
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Treat uninitialized values as 0

Does Gamemaker have a way to treat uninitialized values as 0?
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Can someone help me with this Game Maker code

I want to make a little platformer. I watched Shaun Spalding's tutorial but nothing seems to work. Everything was fine until I put in the collision detection. But the player can't move while he's on ...
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Only allow a certain amount of the same instance in Game Maker

I am creating a simple jump n' run game. For some reason my game sometimes spawns two of the same enemy ontop of each other. So you can't tell there is two of him until he uses his attack where he ...
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Sound isnt playing in Game Maker Studio when interacting with object

Im making a small game in Game Maker Studio. I have a piece of code that moves the player to the next room when he touches obj_star: this works. I have another line that tries to play sound_collect ...
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Gamemaker Running Animation Flashing, showing single frame, and displaying jump and run sprites at same time

EDIT: I changed the origin of the run sprite to the center, and it is no longer hovering above the jumping sprite. It now flashes in the same location as the run sprite when moving to the side. ...
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Sprite Animation Problem For Enemy

I have a problem regarding the attack animation for the enemy. The problem is that the attack animation sprite stops at the first index.It doesn't play the animation.It stops at the first index. Why? ...
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Checking 2 instances of the same object in GameMaker

There are 2 blocks. If the player stands on a block, some sound should loop and when he gets off it should stop. Problem is, The game checks both the objects and when player is on 1 block, obviously ...
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Events and objects being skipped in GameMaker

Update: Turns out it's not an issue with this code (or at least not entirely). Somehow the objects I use for keylogging and player automation (basic ai that plays the game) are being 'skipped' or not ...
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My character wont shoot when I use GML in Gamemaker

So I was trying to make a top down shooter in Gamemaker and I decided to convert it from Drag and Drop to GML. I was trying to make my character shoot a projectile when I press mouse left button but ...
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Issue with variables in GameMaker Studio

I am having issues coding a game, in terms of variables in objects. Whgen running i get this error FATAL ERROR in action number 1 of Step Event0 for object obj_text_demo_player: Variable ...
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How to embed a web browser object into an Android app in GameMaker: Studio?

I used MIT App inventor to develop Android apps in the past. In there, you can just drop a web browser on the screen layout. Nice. But how would I do it GameMaker: Studio? I'm unable to find any ...
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Do Game-Maker scripts save the variables or are they deleted after excecution?

When i make a script that excecutes at the beggining and has a var ammo and that finishes excecution, will i be able to call the var ammo in other scripts or it will be deleted? If it will not be ...
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In GameMaker Studio, how can I make an auto-updater for my game?

I would like to let players update their copy of my game by clicking a button, which would: Check for updates Download the update Prompt the user to restart the game I want to do this because my ...
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In Game Maker Studio, why does the image rotation have to be performed every step?

I'm a software developer who's trying to get into game development casually on the side. I picked up Game Maker Studio a while ago on a Steam Sale, and I'm finally getting into using it, especially ...
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How do I share my Game Maker games?

I'm using GameMaker Studio and I want to put my game on my website. I need help with saving a game in a exe file or anything that will make my game to open normally. How do I do that?
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How to randomly spawn objects off-screen close to the player?

I am making a zombie game. I want to have it so zombies randomly spawn. My code for this is: instance_create( obj_player.x + irandom_range(-300, 300), obj_player.y + irandom_range(-300, 300), ...
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how to check if an array element is defined? (Game-maker studio)

The code is this: if is_undefined(A_SA[V_X,V_Y])=false and A_SA[V_X,V_Y]=0 { //actions from the "if" statement } The error message is this: Push :: Execution Error - Variable Index [0,10] out of ...
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How to give a value to all elements of an array?

This problem is encountered in Game-maker studio: I created an array using the following iteration: V_X=0 //these are coordinates of my "pointer" V_Y=0 repeat(100) { ...
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How to end the game after the player has defeated all the enemies in Game Maker?

I'm making a simple version of the game asteroids as I'm learning how to develop with Game Maker Studio. Currently, mostly everything works properly except that when the player destroys all of the ...
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How to scale objects and tiles without doubling view port in gamemaker

How do I scale up tiles and sprites without acully making the view port larger than the acual view? I know that I can just scale up the images and the tileset but there must better alternative right? ...