Guides for GameMaker Studio 2

Use these free guides from the community to become better at GameMaker Studio 2, game development and game jams
Official guide

How to Participate

A detailed guide on how to participate in the gm(48)

Official guide

Quick Guide to our Game Jam

See in a few short minutes what there is to participating in the gm(48) game jam

Official guide

How to Upload HTML5

Follow the precise instructions on how to prepare your HTML5 build for upload

Official guide

How to Use gm48.net Shortcodes (Cheat Sheet)

This cheat sheet provides a quick overview of the Shortcode syntax elements

Official guide

How to Install gm48.net Leaderboards

The most difficult part is setting up the YoYo Compiler, and that only needs to be done once!

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how to make a Metroidvania in 48-hours!

A guide on how I made some competent full feeling Metroidvania's in only 48 hours!

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How to make better games (99.9% success rate)

Guide to making better games. Works just about as well as most hand sanitizers.

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Presenting your game: Icon + Description

Aim to stand out from the crowd with a great icon and description

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Make your game better in 5 seconds

Seriously, do this 🙏🙏🙏

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How to survive your first Jam - Mentally & Physically

A Game Jam, like any competition, takes some level of mental and physical preparation. These are my tips to prepare for a jam.

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Saving and Loading User Data

...and why you should be doing it