Easily create and draw a Trail for any object!

This asset includes 4 scripts:

scr_create_trail_full (Added in version 1.0.2)
scr_draw_trail (Modified in 1.0.2)

You have the flixibility to choose the sprite, define how long the trail should be, offset the image to create a changing trail (see rocket thrust in demo), scale the sprite image of the trail, set alpha/transparency,as well as the option to fade and pinch the end of the trail.

In the demo, I also show a way to implement screen wrapping (when the object wraps from one side of the screen to another).


I have used these scripts in my Battlestar Glow Hockey app:

End User Licence Agreement (EULA).

Version 1.0.2. Published January 7, 2016

Created with GameMaker: Studio v1.4.1657

Age Rating: 4+

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Jamal M 23 March 2018

useless if you want your game to run well.

technically it works well.
but it's poorly optimised. will halve your frames in html5.


Rejon T 24 August 2017

Severe Performance Issues

PROS: Definitely easy to pick up and use.

My primary issue is that immediately on the creation of obj_trail there were huge drops in frame rate due to path manipulation. In comparison to it's *free* competitor "draw_tail" which features some frame rate drops, but can still manage to stay stable even during some minor drop offs. Unfortunately, the price doesn't warrant the lack of optimization.


Matthew M 21 February 2017


Anonymous 21 October 2016


Whoever is using this for your HTML5 game, make sure you have selected "automatic" for WebGL setting from Global Game Settings->HTML5->Garphics.

Very easy to understand code. Thanks for the awesome work.


Andreas M 15 February 2016

Works great

Is it possible to create tire tracks?
When I try the track moves. Is it possible to make them stick?


omid g 02 January 2016

great aset ...

works well.
well done

This review was left for a previous version of this asset.


SCR (Publisher) 03 January 2016

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback! It is much appreciated.

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