[GameMaker Tutorial] Drawing custom health bars with sprite parts

GameMakerBlog Tutorials Drawing Health Bars Health bars (or HP Bars) are almost mandatory in any game, and even if it is not a traditional health bar these techniques will hold true for any bar that has positive or negative progress including Time based bars like those seen in Adventure¬†Capitalist, Loading bars to let players know something is happening and what percent that something is on, Mana or Stamina bars and of course everyone’s favorite: Experience Read more…


[GameMaker Tutorial] Top Down: Make an enemy unit face the player

GameMakerBlog Tutorials Top Down Game: Make an enemy unit face the player GM Version: GameMaker Studio 2 Making an Enemy unit face the player or even face a certain direction is a question that shows up on the GameMaker Community forums many times and is a fundamental function in creating any game that has enemy units; no-one wants to see enemies looking the opposite way when they are coming after your player even though that Read more…