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Gamepad Top Down Shooter

BulleTech Studios

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GM:S 1.4 and GMS 2 compatible.

This asset is a complete engine for a top down shooter game for 1-4 local players using gamepads, eg. Xbox or PlayStation.

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  • Automatically recognize connection and disconnection of gamepads
  • Move and rotate players with thumbsticks
  • Movement speed dependent on orientation of thumbstick
  • Shoot with the trigger. Gamepad vibration on damage
  • Pause menu with thumbstick and D-pad selection
  • Check for gamepad type (Xbox/PlayStation)
  • Easy to build upon or add support for an additional 2 players or change to a singleplayer game
  • Clear, concise commenting to help understand how everything works

Note: only tested with Xbox One controllers on Windows and HTML5

End User Licence Agreement (EULA).

Age Rating: None


GMS1 - Version 1.0.1. Published May 4, 2017

GMS2 - Version 1.0.1. Published December 24, 2018

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