GameMaker (2.0 - 2.2.x)

textboxy Engine


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textboxy is a simple and straightforward textbox engine for GameMaker Studio 2.

For documentation and changes, please see the GitHub repository.


  • A global config script to adjust the engine without having to dig into the code at all
  • Control codes for changing text properties like color, speed, font, pauses, as well as position and size of the message box
  • Automatic line breaks based on a maximum width and special characters like whitespace and commas
  • Easy linking between message boxes and "speaker" instances, automatically updating the message box position
  • Basic options for text sound
  • Basic callbacks
  • Profiles for keeping track of your instances properties (sound, speed etc.)

You can find a .zip with a demo project on the newest release. Check it out here!

Please refer to the Github releases to see what you need to do to update to a newer version!

End User Licence Agreement (EULA).

Age Rating: 4+


GMS2 - Version 0.3.0. Published May 31, 2018

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