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Game Maker is a cross-platform game creation tool made by YoYo Games mostly used to develop 2D video games.

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i have a very fantastic Game idea for mobile and window…

I have a great idea to create play. Is there a place to hear and support my idea?     The financial returns of this idea is Excellent
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Game Make Studio 2 - Grid snap x, snap y

I'm following a GM tutorial that was given in 1.4 but I'm using 2, and there's a feature that I can't seem to get working. The developer is basically changing two settings (Snap X and Snap Y) which ...
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How to manage collision between balls in Game Maker 2 (Drag and Drop)

Hey there I'm using Game Maker 2 Drag and Drop for a project, I made a game like Break Out and when the ball collides with the wall it doesn't bounce, in Game Maker Studio we had Bounce Action but in ...
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Variable Problem when coding the Player Movement in GameMaker Studio 1.4.9999

In oGirlTest object I have a Create and Step event. Create: ...
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How to make a horizontal scrolling menu in Game Maker Studio 1.4?

I know how to place the items you see in the picture, my problem is how do I move them? How do I know if the player is swiping right or left? I made the items with a ...
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Any way to interface methods in objects?

Say I have object A, which has children B, C and D. In OOP I would have A be an interface containing method action(), then I would have B, C and D implement A and, ...
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Jumping to land x pixels ahead while not really moving (2D)

The player object in my game has its x-axis locked. It can only jump on Y. It's the ground that constantly moves to the left so that it appears like the player is moving to the right. The ground is ...
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Surfaces in Game Maker 8.0 - Not switching properly

I'm trying to use a dynamic texture to draw a 3D model that changes its texture as different effects are applied to it. It's kind of a dynamic terrain where different types of tiles change. Anyway the ...
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Gamemaker Multiplayer Game

I'm trying to implement multiplayer into my game using the server client model. What is the best method of synchronozing the game between the clients? What I'm thinking is that the game runs on the ...
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Sprite/Object/Room limits in GameMaker 8.1?

I know about GameMaker Studio’s limitations for sprites, objects, rooms, and other assets (https://help.yoyogames.com/hc/en-us/articles/230407528-GameMaker-Studio-2-Trial-Limitations), but I can’t ...
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Game Maker Studio 2 problems with too many instances

So I am trying to make a management game, a space station simulator if you will, with potentially hundreds and thousands of customers entering and leaving the station every game day. So my plan of ...
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Top-down perspective movement/collision

I have been trying to get my top-down collision code/movement system to work the way I want it to: I would like the character to be able to move forward, backwards, left and right, all while being ...
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BUG in sprite GameMaker

In the game you have an object called obj_Corpo, and your image is a 3x3 square. I use it by stretching it horizontally or vertically for 10 or 20 times. Here's an example: Acontece que no jogo ele ...
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Instance creation order error in GameMaker

Look at the order of creation of the instances of a of the phases of my game. Notice that first obj_BolaAzul (blue circle/square) is created, then obj_BolaVermelha (red circle/square). As you can ...
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Tiledata management

I've been trying to create a grid-based open world game. In order to do that I've decided to create a personal map editor. The problem I've encountered is handling data because of the actual data size....
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How to make a single action run for two objects in GAME MAKER?

Think of a traffic light that only turns green or red. If it is green, the next car passing through the detection point (pink square) will be directed to the green path and will cause the traffic ...
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Making games on Structure programming language c or c++ [closed]

I am learning structured programming language C. I know about data type, control statements, loops, arrays, strings, functions, pointers, structures and STL. My question is, if I want to make game ...
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Creating a smooth sliding animation for an object in Game Maker 2

Im currently trying to emulate this: I've tried a lot of different methods, using alarms weird self-made timers and I cant get it to work. And so far I only have very rough transitions (literally ...
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How can I display the visible number of health?

I'm trying to create health that is just numbers, I know how to do the bar but I just want it to show. Here is the gml you need to see ...
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How do I scale room transition surfaces to fit mobile display?

I followed a tutorial on how to add a left swipe room transition, which works very well. My problem is that it won't scale to my Android display. I know that it's being drawn to the GUI layer and I've ...
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Fan-Made pokemon game [duplicate]

I am new to Unity and have been currently remaking a pokemon game on github, the same one that everybody is familiar with (red, leaf green etc). I am doing this as i strive to be a game developer and ...
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ds_map_find_value returning number instead of array

Currently messing around on how to make a text engine in GameMaker and figured I would hold all my conversations in JSON format stored in a .txt file, which I'll convert into a ds_map and draw the ...
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Toggle action for gamepad triggers, whilst being held down

I'm doing a small fighting game project, as up now every button command in my map code is occupied with their designated functions. All except the triggers; as up now they only have their basic "press ...
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How do I access device camera in GameMaker Studio 1.4?

I've looked everywhere in the documentation for GameMaker and I didn't find anything about how to access the camera.
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What are the benefits or drawbacks of splitting the player animation system from the wall collision system into multiple objects pinned to each other?

I'm currently making a simple platformer in GameMaker Studio 2 and I've had people telling me that I need to separate the two things into an invisible wall collider mover and animation sprites pinned ...
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Can't scale properly to android device in Game Maker Studio 1.4

My phone is using a resolution of 360 x 640 with a 9:16 aspect ratio. I set my room in game maker to ...
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Game Over not appearing in third room (GameMaker Studio 2 Trial)

This is my first StackExchange post, so forgive me if I make a silly mistake. Getting to the point, I've made a simple Mario-esque platformer where whenever you die, game over text is printed to the ...
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How can you change the sprite of the player-character depending on their health?

Is there a way to make it so that when your character gets hit by an enemy, the sprite of the character changes depending on how many hits it takes? The idea is that the character starts out with ...
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Game Maker Studio 2: Why is my variable not being properly changed?

Ok, so in my game you have a party of four characters that you control one at a time, each of which can lose health and die independently of each other. All of the player character objects use ...
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Game Maker 8 high score table pixel size

How big is the high score table in Game Maker 8? I wanted to make a background image for the table but each time I do the background is either too big or too small and makes it blurry.
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How do I let game maker know that recieved json data is an array?

In python I created an array called lobbyList = ["Awesome","Funny","Epic"] I sent this array to Game maker studio 1.4 using JSON, I made a variable called ...
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Creating a click and drag system in GameMaker Studio 2

I am attempting to create a click and drag system in GameMaker 2, for example a dress-up game or maybe a puzzle. How would I go about getting the objects to click and drag? I'm trying to get it so I ...
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How to use discord-rpc with GMS 2?

I want to add Discord Rich Presence to my game using discord-rpc but I don't know how to do this?
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How can I respawn enemies in Gamemaker Studio 2?

I know this may have been asked before but I would like an updated answer. So how do I respawn enemies in Gamemaker Studio 2? Say I have an object called objBullet ...
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When there are multiple objects of the same type, how do I know which one I am colliding with?

I'm working on a platformer game using Gamemaker Studio 2. , and currently I'm dealing with implementing platforms: (Platforms are able to pass through from the bottom, but remains solid when landing ...
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Tic Tac Toe Victory State Detection [closed]

Below is the code I'm using to check if the board state has a tic tac toe style victory state. The board is always square and is made of an array of objects that keep track of their own completion ...
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How to make a train of four following objects in GML

Pretty much what the title says; I'm making a bit of a side-scroller dungeon crawl sort of game in Game Maker Studio 2, with a party of four adventurers running in a line down an endless hallway of ...
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How to prevent images from being resized in game maker?

This warning appeared in the compilation menu of my game. The images were rescaled in half. I understand that this happened because they had very large dimensions. It turns out that the images, ...
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GameMaker Studio 2 - How to place object back beyond X coordinate for looping (warp)?

I'm making a side-scrolling shooter where I want an object to move from right to left (towards negative X), then, when it's passed out on the left side, jump back to beyond the window width (right ...
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How to make an object with its own sprite draw an additional sprite on top of itself

I'm making character select buttons for a Game Maker Studio 2 game, hoping to do so by just having a single object I can edit on an individual basis to change which character it represents. I also ...
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Why is my image speed not changing?

Following is my code for my platformer. However, in the //Run with left shift// section when I made the image speed change, the speed is still the same and doesn't ...
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When I start running, it won't stop when I let go of shift. Why?

Following is my code, and after I let go of shift the image speed goes back to normal but not the variable I created called movespeed. What should I add or change ...
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How can I properly detect my cars collisions using hitboxes?

I have created two car objects and their current speed is represented as the len variable. This is the code: Under Blue Car Collision Event: ...
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Unknown variable direction in object.direction | Game Maker

This is my first question on a forum so please forgive any mistakes I may have made. I am trying to make a game similar to the classic "Asteroids". I am trying to split the asteroids in two when a ...
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Rotate a ds_grid 90 degrees in GMS2

I need a function that allows me to rotate a grid data structure an arbitrary number of times 90 degrees clockwise. Currently it doesn't appear as though the function has any effect on the ...
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How to get buttons to follow the GUI perfectly while also being usable in GameMakerStudio

Basically I'm trying to figure out how to make a button, that you can interact with that shows above the GUI draw event and locks perfectly to the screen. The current draft I have the button is below ...
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Some GAME MAKER function for windows close button?

In my game there are variables that go through all rooms, so if the player leaves the "variable x" worth 10, and goes to another room, when he returns there is the "variable x" worth 10, same thing ...
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In android studio, how can I move ball to point I click? [closed]

I try to create a game like billiards. I want to move the ball the point I clicked.