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How to check if all switch objects in a room are set to true?

If my GML is not too rusty, the following should work: ...
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How to share a game created with the free version of Game Maker Studio 2?

Your current problem with creating executables is due to the licence you're using, not (necessarily) the UWP export configuration. The Free license for GameMaker Studio 2 gives you full access to the ...
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How do I create a powerup that affects speed for a limited amount of time?

A simple implementation can be done on the playership object. You need to track the power-up additional speed (let's call it ...
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Basis of Estimate (BOE) for Freelance Game Developers

Your mid-level cost estimate is about right, $30 / hr for most mid-level freelancing game devs over the last few years is normal, but it can be up to $40 / hr or even above depending on country etc. ...
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How to create a game app in Game Maker Studio for Chrome OS

Chrome OS devices run on top of Gentoo Linux, but Google officially supports the installation of Android apps on Chromebooks. This means that you can install apps from the Play Store or sideload them ...
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How do I save the player's level progress in GameMaker?

Games are applications, and application data in memory is non-persistent. Then, if you want to keep using previously seen data, you must first save it somewhere. Regardless of file format, compression,...
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Game Maker Studio 2 Camera Jitter

After trying to open the same project on Windows I figured out that the jitter had something to do with Mac OS and M1 as there was no camera jitter on PC. So there was nothing wrong with the code or ...
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How to make a character walk in GameMaker

When you see an error message like: Variable [variable_name] not set before reading it. it means your program is trying to change the value of a variable that ...
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Size of an object based on a variable

Place this code in the step of your object, not the create tab. image_xscale = global.Your_variable; image_yscale = global.Your_variable;
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How do I adjust speed of an object in gamemaker studio 2

If your goal is to change the movement rate by a fixed amount you could use something like: y += sign(mouse_y - y)*scale; Setting the variable ...
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Debugging shader script in GLSL ES - Game Maker 2 (CompileError)

Ok, so I managed to get it working. My code had many problems, first of all the modulus operand % which is not supported by GLSL ES. I had to use the ...
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How to play videos in Gamemaker Studio 2?

Yes, you can play videos through GameMaker Studio 2, but you'll have to open and play the file yourself through extensions or DLLs. Whilst there were built-in functions to open video files in previous ...
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Formula for attack range using hexagons

You can achieve the desired result (if I interpreted your picture correctly) by replacing your point_distance function with something like this. The function determines the number of steps that are ...
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How to move X and Y position of sprite in GameMaker Studio 2?

As mentioned in the comments, you have placed the sprite in the room instead of the object itself. The object is the one that contains the code and functionality, so replace the sprite with the object ...
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How are Tile Collision Slopes done in Game Maker Studio 2 / GML or in general?

Turns out the answer was indeed calculating it with y = m*x + b Which means for game maker studio: Get the slope tiles x and y coord = x/y & ~ TILE_SIZE_MINUS_ONE make a switch case for your ...
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Problem when importing color in hexadecimal format from an ini file

I read this article to jog my memory about HEX colour indexing, which is basically a base-16 that can be converted easily to decimal values, used in GMS to create colour values with the ...
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