In This Chapter
Creating buttons to trigger particles
Using the Create Effect Action
Creating several types of fireworks effects
Coding simple and complex particles
In GameMaker, you can make some very special effects, such as explosions and fireworks. You create these effects through the use of particles. Particles are fast graphics resources that are generated based on random values. You can create special effects for your game by
In this chapter, I walk you through these various methods by using the Particles tutorial that is included with GameMaker. For the coding aspect, you can go ahead and skip to the next chapter, because this chapter primarily discusses using the drag-and-drop Actions. However, I do show you how to create ...