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B. TyersGameMaker Fundamentalshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8713-2_29

29. Sequences

Ben Tyers1  
Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Sequences allow you to program in a set sequence that can be applied to one or more assets. It can play sounds, move objects, and move and animate sprites. Generally, you’ll program this within the sequence editor rather than using GML.

Sequences are ideal for such things as:
  • Moving buttons in for a menu

  • Creating an effect, for example, when an enemy dies

  • Animated cut-scenes

  • Making a sprite rotate, like when collecting a bonus

  • A boss level enemy movement and attack sequence

  • Make a complex animation, like a swinging chain/rope

  • Firing an ...

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