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This subreddit is dedicated to providing programmer support for the game development platform, GameMaker Studio. GameMaker Studio is designed to make developing games fun and easy. Coders can take advantage of its built in scripting language, "GML" to design and create fully-featured, professional grade games. This subreddit is not designed for promoting your content and is instead focused on helping people make games, not promote them.#### Description

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GameMaker is software designed to make developing games easy and fun. It features a unique "Drag-and-Drop" system which allows non-programmers to make simple games. Additionally, experienced coders can take advantage of its built in scripting language, "GML" to design and create fully-featured, professional grade games.


Content that does not follow the subreddit guidelines is subject to deletion, so please become familiar with them.

  1. Content must be directly related to GameMaker
  2. Content must be in English
  3. Content must not be obscene, illegal, racist or offensive
  4. Content must not use "click-bait" titles, shortened links, or solicitation
  5. Content must demonstrate a previous effort and research before posting and must provide adequate detailed information
  6. Show respect to all users of the subreddit and have patience with other users when providing help
  7. Promotional content must contribute to the community
  8. Technical support requests are to be directed to YoYo Games Support
  9. Content must be appropriately flaired at the time of submission


####Conversation /r/gamemaker sponsors three chat-rooms: IRC, a Discord server, and a Slack team. Join in the conversation, get help with any issues you might have and connect with your fellow developers! We also have a Steam Group for playing games. Feel free to join.

####Scheduled content

Schedule | Content | Summary ---|---|---- Monday | [Quick Questions](https://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/search?q=flair%3A%27quick questions%27&sort=new&restrict_sr=on&t=all) | Ask questions, ask for assistance or ask about something else entirely. Wednesday | [Game Design & Development](https://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/search?q=flair%3A%27game design & development%27&sort=new&restrict_sr=on&t=all)| Discuss game design and game development. Friday | [Feedback Friday](https://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/search?q=flair%3A%27feedback friday%27&sort=new&restrict_sr=on&t=all) | Play games and lend feedback Saturday | [Screenshot Saturday](http://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/search?q=flair%3A%27screenshot saturday%27&sort=new&restrict_sr=on&t=all) | Share the latest pictures and videos of your game Monthly| [Monthly Challenge](https://www.reddit.com/r/gamemaker/search?q=flair%3Amonthly challenge&sort=new&restrict_sr=on) | Are you in need of motivation? Then take a stab at these creative challenges. Bi-weekly | Community Spotlight | Shining a light on high-quality projects and resources created by our community.

###gm(48) For more than 8 years, the tight-knit community of /r/gamemaker has run the game jam gm(48) for GameMaker developers of all ages and experience levels. The gm(48) is a casual, fun game jam that helps you to learn and grow as a developer.

The next gm(48) will take place on Oct 20, 2018.

The most common phrases the members use:

debug mode
feel like
left click
collision detection
moving forward

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