automatonoverlord Nov 28, 2012 @ 7:40am
Help! Unable to upload games to workshop.
I'm using Windows 7 by the way.
I was having problems uploading my game, so I uninstalled both Game Maker: Studio and Steam, re-downloaded and reinstalled both. Started a brand new account with Steam, disabled my virus protection. Restarted my computer.
Steam seems to be sync'd up to its cloud.
I saw someone suggest that you might need to create a Windows targeted application first, then a Steam Workshop targeted one, I've tried that too.
I've created an extremely simple game to test uploading, that doesn't work either.
I've tried everything I can think of.
When I try to create a Steam targeted application, it goes through all the compiling motions ending with-
writing zip file C:\Users\David\AppData\Local\Temp\gm_ttt_3496\GMStudio_1354093543.zip
done!
-but nothing appears on the workshop.
Is it possible that the screenshot I'm using is the wrong format? I've tried PNG and JPG.
any ideas would be appreciated.
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Winterflood Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:07am 
I uploaded mine fine earlier using PNG. I had to upload my game as a new version as Update seems messed up at the moment. Did you fill in the tags at the bottom, and there was also a Steam services confirmation that came up, I presume you agreed to that?
automatonoverlord Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:15am 
Hello, thanks for your reply.
Yeah, I've filled in all the tags and agreed to all the conditions.
Now I think it might be a problem with my computer's firewall settings, I'm testing that out now.
Winterflood Nov 28, 2012 @ 8:19am 
It could be as mine occasionally asks for permision for Gamemaker, good luck and I hope you don't have to update the game soon as that seems to be a whole new can of worms.
automatonoverlord Nov 28, 2012 @ 3:30pm 
Well, it wasn't the firewall.
I've literally tried everything I can think of.
realsteelcy Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:20am 
I have the same problem and me..automatonoverlord you can upload now? if yes what did you do ..
automatonoverlord Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:28am 
No, I still haven't figured it out.
If I do, I'll post the solution.
realsteelcy Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:39am 
okey
Winterflood Nov 29, 2012 @ 10:35am 
You are selecting Public on Visibility, right?

I can upload games okay, my problen is I can't seem to get people to play them... any sugestions on that would be helpful :)
automatonoverlord Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:07am 
Yeah, I'm setting it to public.
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Well, what's hot right now? Batman, Hobbits...sex always sells.
Maybe you could rename your game Sexual Middle Earth Bat-Hockey, or something?
automatonoverlord Nov 29, 2012 @ 2:58pm 
OK I bypassed my wireless router, am making sure to run steam as an administrator, have updated directX...still nothing.
It's a shame that the uploading all takes place in the background so I can't track down the problem. A simple upload dialogue box would have worked just fine.
I guess I'll give up on trying to upload my game.
c'est la vie
Winterflood Nov 30, 2012 @ 2:00am 
Originally posted by automatonoverlord:
Yeah, I'm setting it to public.
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Well, what's hot right now? Batman, Hobbits...sex always sells.
Maybe you could rename your game Sexual Middle Earth Bat-Hockey, or something?

You forgot Zombies, they seem to be a requirement today. I didn't realise that the name was what made people try the game. Off now to rename it Zombie Pucks and throw in some buckets of gore... and sex.
The Sea Four Nov 30, 2012 @ 7:41am 
I find that if you open taskmanager and kill conime.exe after closing gamemaker, it will begin to scync files with steam. Note, however, that if you have a large game, it may take more than one sync to fully upload and publish your file, because of how steam manages workshop. (Or something.)
realsteelcy Dec 1, 2012 @ 4:23am 
conime.exe I dont find this exe on taskmanager
automatonoverlord Dec 1, 2012 @ 8:35am 
I didn't find conime.exe either.
Maybe that's at the root of the problem realsteelcy and I are having...
realsteelcy Dec 1, 2012 @ 1:47pm 
Badluck for us :'(
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