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In my game I want to create game over scene which is semi transparent so game scene become partially visible.

Game over scene contain several button that are not transparent but I need only background become semi transparent.

I have used scene management structure so people have to consider this also. I have already tried following things *) set background enable method to true *) create large rectangle up to screen size and set alpha.

But unfortunately about things not work for me. So please provide me some useful information about my problem.

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Can you clarify: do you want it to be semi-transparent over the android operating system or semi-transparent over other assets of yours? Also, what was wrong with drawing an image and setting alpha? (I.e., what about it didn't work?) – Cameron Fredman Mar 13 '13 at 17:44
Why is this tagged flash, cocos2d and andengine? – bummzack Mar 14 '13 at 7:42
I consider any platform I work same trick used so I placed well know platform tag. I use sprite and set alpha of it but it only generate black background. – Siddharth Mar 15 '13 at 4:14
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you can use simple dialog using layout file. in this you can set transparent background.

i find one temporary solution for your que. if you don't use background on scene then below code help you. in this you can set background as sprite.

Scene yourGameOverScene = new Scene();
Sprite spriteBG = new Sprite(0, 0, CAMERA_WIDTH, CAMERA_HEIGHT,
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I don't want to use any android stuff because now I only want to concentrate on game engine power. can I use transparent image and set alpha? I already tested but after showing others view. I have to look it again. – Siddharth Mar 14 '13 at 3:54
@Siddharth i update my ans, check it helpful or not. – Divyang Metalia Mar 14 '13 at 4:59
I check this but it can't work so think about another solution for it. – Siddharth Mar 15 '13 at 4:19
it work perfect in my game play. plz show your code. can i send demo ??? – Divyang Metalia Mar 15 '13 at 4:23
yes mail me at Thanks for your active attention. – Siddharth Mar 15 '13 at 4:31

Is there any reason you cannot use a semi-transparent .png as your background image, then layer whatever else you need on top of that?

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I also tried that one but it create whole background black. – Siddharth Mar 13 '13 at 15:40

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