How to make a buyable "Turret" (Difficulty: 🟩 )

Hi! In this guide, I will be showing you how to make a Turret for your gimkit mini-game!
Anything in Italics is optional.

For this, you will need the following-
1 Vending Machine
1 Sentry
Knowledge of using Channels

First, go to map options and select teams. Then set the team mode to “Specific Team Amount.”
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Then, set the Number Of Teams to 2

Next, place down your sentry.
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Now, go to Sentry Team under Featured, and put Select Team 1.
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Now, place down your vending machine and set it to “Transmit on Channel”
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Next, Set it to “No” for visible in game.
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Now, in “When Item Purchased, transmit on”, put TurretBought.
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Now go back to your sentry, and go to Channels. Now, under “Activate Sentry when receiving on”, Put TurretBought.
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Then, Go under all options and scroll down until you see Respawn Enabled. Click No for that.
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Next, Go to your Vending machine and under Availability click Yes under “Deactivate On Purchase”,
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Finally, go back to your sentry, go to All Options and click No under “Active on Game start.”
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There you have it! Now, when you buy the item in the vending machine, the turret is enabled.
If there’s a problem with this, go ahead and reply to this guide.

Optional From here on (Difficulty: :orange_square: )-
Now, Go back to channels and under “When Sentry Knocked out, transmit on” put TurretKOT.

After that, go to the vending machine and type TurretBought under “Deactivate when receiving on”. And then Type TurretKOT under “Activate when receiving on”.

Now move the Vending Machine close to the sentry.

And there you go! Now, if you did the optional stuff, the sentry should be able to be bought again after being killed.
Have Fun!

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Rating: 8.5/10

The tutorial ‘How to make a buyable “Turret”’ written by Xa67 shows a great understanding of the Gimkit platform and effectively explains a complex mechanism in the game environment. Here is a breakdown of the strengths and areas for improvement:

Strengths:

  1. Clear Title: The guide has a very clear and descriptive title which clearly reflects the content of the tutorial.
  2. Introduction: The guide starts with an engaging introduction that sets the context well.
  3. Target Audience: The tutorial appropriately targets game creators who want to implement advanced features into their games.
  4. Detailed Explanation: Each step is explained with enough detail, with clear instructions about how to implement each part of the procedure.
  5. Visuals: Screenshots are used very effectively to supplement the textual instructions, showing exactly what settings need to be adjusted.
  6. Instructions: The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. The decision to highlight optional sections was also a great choice.
  7. Personal Touch: The writer’s personal style and experiences are evident throughout the tutorial, making it more relatable and engaging for readers.
  8. Value: This tutorial offers valuable knowledge and insights to readers, helping them implement a new feature in their games.

Areas for improvement:

  1. Structure: The guide could benefit from the inclusion of headers to differentiate the steps or sections. This would make the guide even easier to follow.
  2. Conclusion: The guide lacks a clear conclusion or summary, which could help reinforce the main points.
  3. References: While it doesn’t seem like any external resources were used, if they were, they should be credited appropriately.
  4. Interactivity: While the author does encourage comments and replies at the end, asking specific questions or prompting the audience for feedback throughout the tutorial could increase interactivity.

Overall, this tutorial is well written and informative. With a bit more structure and a clear conclusion, it could be an excellent resource for Gimkit users looking to expand their game creation skills.

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