AndEngine is a free Open Source 2D OpenGL Game Engine for the Android platform.

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Speedometer with Box2D and AndEngine

I have a class that extends from entity. I do not know how to apply the physics from box2d to create a speedometer. I simply want to rotate a sprite. mAngularBarLine.setRotation(4.5f); With the ...
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Andengine: Put a Sprite between 2 Parallax-Layers

It it possible in AndEngine to put a Sprite between two layers of Parallax-Background, without the Sprite moving together with the Parallax-Background? Like: First Parallax Sprite (will be above ...
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Touch and Collisions not working together in AndEngine when i set a custom Physics Handler

I have a set of custom sprites which implement a custom physics handler. The aim is to allow the user to move them by touch, then upon release they should act like a spring is connecting them to the ...
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How do i set gravity towards a point in the centre in AndEngine with Box2D?

I have a scene and i can set gravity in the PhysicsWorld like this.mPhysicsWorld = new PhysicsWorld(new Vector2(0, -SensorManager.GRAVITY_EARTH),false); but i would like all bodies to gravitate to ...
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How to replace tiles in Tiled in AndEngine?

in my Game I Create object layers and interpret the shapes in the engine as collision objects...now I want when Player collide with object, after a few seconds object falls...this works properly but ...
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AndEngine Font garbled on engine.setScene

I load a font as a member of my main activity with the intent of using the font in two different scenes on the same activity. The two scenes are also members of the mainActivity. public class ...
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getting a black screen instead of the background image

Was creating a my first game in AndEngine and am only getting a black screen instead of getting the background image and play button.. Here the code MainActivity public class MainActivity extends ...
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Change Andengine Text By clicking and typing a new text like native android EditText

I have a board in my game, with a name. I want to edit it on a button click (not by text.setText("text") method ) i want the user to enter a text and set it there. I couldnt find, how to change the ...
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How can I detect sprite collisions out of screen?

I am creating an Android game using andEngine library. I have enemies coming from out of the screen into the screen. I already know how to detect collisions, but is there any method I can use to ...
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How can I exclude my enemies from spawning in certain zones generated at random?

I have a code where I randomly generate enemy spawn position, but I want to exclude some areas since it's colliding with some sprites it shouldn't collide with. This is the code where I generate the ...
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Best way to load multiple TextureRegion from multiple bitmaps in AndEngine

I've seen a lot of examples of AndEngine usage where some bitmaps are mapped into some TextureRegions and loaded into an Atlas. But what if I have a lot of bitmaps, where each bitmap is a sprite ...
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Setting 4 different enemy spawn zones off screen

This is my first game, so I really appreciate all the help. I want to create four enemy spawn zones for enemies and this areas are off screen. The enemies are coming from left, right, up and down, ...
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Spawning enemies in four different positions with a fixed trajectory in android game

This is my first android game, I appreciate all the help. I want to define 4 spawning zones starting from out of the screen (left, right, up and down). Enemies coming from this areas have a fixed ...
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Wrong behavior when trying to move on air

I´m using Andengine and jBox2D to implement a Mario-like platform videogame. Jumping and moving works fine. The problem comes in a very specific case: I keep the "Move left" button pressed all the ...
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How setBlendingFunction() method works and how it affects to andengine game performance

I'm new at game programming. I'm learning andengine and i've seen in lots of sites the use of setBlendFunction() method of sprites but I'm a bit confused about how it works when used on sprites and if ...
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Sounds make Andengine Scene junky

I have a GameScene which has a character (animated sprite), AutoParallaxBackground background with quite large textures and no more than 3 other items attached to the scene at a time, previous 3 items ...
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Unregister touch sprite when background scene is zoom and moving

I am new to game development on Android, I use AndEngine framework. I'm developing an application with isometric view, at this time I had problems with touchlistener area on the sprite in the scene ...
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Andengine app freezes after resuming from background

I have developed an andengine app which works fine except whenever the app goes goes into background. There are 2 issues I am seeing. 1) If i leave the app by pressing the home button and then come ...
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Remove Touch LIstener from scene at a specific point

how to remove SceneTouchListner at a specific point? I am Working on a Endless Runner Game. my player is jumping onSceneTouchListner when player is collide with a barrier i want to remove ...
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How to implement constant velocity and collisions without gravity

I am learning game development and i am trying to implement the AndEngineBox2D Extension such that my character is always moving at a constant velocity, when it collides with a body sprite, the ...
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AndEngine : Collision does not make line disappear

I have drawn the line between two sprites and there is a rectangle. When the line collides with rectangle the line should be invisible else the line should be visible. But i am having problem with ...
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Sprite drag drop andengine

How to drag an andEngine sprite anywhere on the phone screen? I have written this code in onAreaTouched function of IOnAreaTouchListener interface which is implemented in my activity, but its not ...
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Must have game engine? [duplicate]

So I been working with android studio to create apps, and thought that I would try out a game, am I reading this correctly that I can not create the game in android studio and I must use a 3rd party ...
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How do I manually create a .atlas file?

I am trying to learn Andengine, and it seems it does not support sprites in any other way other thab a Texture Atlas. I am using the Android AIDE app and importing the older Andengine .JAR because I ...
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Rendering curved text in AndEngine

I'm trying to implement a small game using AndEngine and I have a question about the Text. More specifically, I'm wondering if it is possible to deform the text so that you can have a "curved" text or ...
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How to clip or mask entity in adnroid/andengine?

I want to implement masking with sprite in Andengine. I want same functionality as in ios class called SKCropNode which works like an masking node! Is there any workaround like this in ...
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Game restarts after facebook login in andengine

I have created game in which i have used facebook login after successful login i am redirected to my splashscreen i don't want to go to splashscreen instead i want to open another scene but i don't ...
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Texture loading: Everything at once OR un-/loading the needed assets? [duplicate]

Good evening. We've been developing quite a huge game for android on the basis of AndEngine. So we have a lot of assets to load, especially textures. At the moment everything (sound, textures etc) ...
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Android OpenGL: Use several Textures for one Animated Sprite

Good evening. I'm programming an Android Game. To reduce the amount of textures that need to be loaded (OpenGL ES 2.0) I've created several spritesheets of size 1024x1024. Some frames of the same ...
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Why the triangulated body in box@d as a sensor is not treated as one but separate triangle bodies?

I am making simple game - kind of race game, where you see from the "sky" your sprites with circle Box2D bodies attached and they have to move along some path/track. My idea was to detect if they will ...
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AndEngine rotate all connected bodies

I have created below hexagon structure in Andengine with box2D physics extension. I want to rotate whole structure with respect to center when other ball collides with the structure using physics. ...
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How can I load a level using a sound file? [JAVA] [closed]

I'm trying to load a level from a music file (mp3, midi, etc, I'm not picky) for a rhythm-based game. I must be searching in all the wrong places because I can't seem to find any help on this topic. ...
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Andengine onAreaTouched TouchEvent not working - ACTION_OUTSIDE & ACTION_CANCEL

I have a simple problem. I have a button on the screen. I want isActionDown to push the button down, and isActionUp to push the button back up again and make my character jump. But the problem is if I ...
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Tower Defence game scoring system

I am in the process of developing my first game on android mobile platform, it’s a tower defence game and I am currently busy designing the scoring system. At the end of the stage when the user has ...
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Ground in AndEngine

I'm quite a newbie to AnEngine and I have a problem. I have been searching a lot, but I couldn't find answer. I'm trying to make my first game, but I have no idea how to make ground. I'd like to make ...
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Slide to reveal in AndEngine

I was designing the game in that i want to cover the scene with black layer and i want user to see it when he slide the image. Is there any functionality in AndEngine for something like slide to ...
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How to create scrollable text in AndEngine?

I'm creating some tutorial text that the user should be able to scroll. Is there any way to make vertical scroll in AndEngine so that we can easily view all the content by scrolling up and down?
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How to make text hyperlink in AndEngine

Currently to open the link i am using button sprite. But now i want to link a text to website. Is there any way to do this in AndEngine?
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Alert Dialog Box font color in AndEngine [closed]

I am developing an app using AndEngine and I am using my own custom theme to use white background theme. My styles.xml file looks like this: <resources> <color ...
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Handling Event for multiple Sprite with one Event Listener in Andengine

In my app i need to add multiple sprite and add event to them. What i am doing now is using individual event listener for each and every sprite which is a kind of mess. buttonS[0] = new Sprite(x_pos ...
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What units is Box2d-AndEngine's velocity measured in?

I'm developing a game on AndEngine (with Box2d) and on iOS Sprite Kit simultaneously. I want the game's physics to be identical on both platforms. Sprite Kit uses Box2d internally for physics ...
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Gradually reduce speed

Basically I am working on following application of android version Party Games: Drinking Wheel For this I want to rotate wheel and want to stop wheel at specific point. But I want this with gradually ...
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How to execute a piece of code for X seconds in Andengine?

I need to execute some code in my game for 5 seconds using the Andengine framework. So far, I've tried with the onTimePassed update handler: scene.registerUpdateHandler(new TimerHandler(5f, true,new ...
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Get position of Fixtures

I'm constructing a Body (a box2d body using AndEngine) using multiple Fixtures and later I need to get the world position of these Fixtures. Currently I am trying something like this; // ...
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AndEngine - Performance problems with many entities

I'm developing a rolling scene based game I'm loading all the entities from a XML file and create them in the Loading Scene recently I increase the game width , and by doing so , in the whole level I ...
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Combine Two Shader Program [closed]

For my android application, I want to apply brightness and contrast shader on same image. At present I am using gpuimage plugin. In that I found two separate program for brightness and contrast as ...
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AndEngine GLES 2 Animate Character [closed]

I want to animate my character in game. My graphic animator prepare for me three options. Frame-by-frame by this is over 9MB for one animation. With TextureSpriter 4-5MB. Spriter but I can't find ...
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Why doesn't my game start in landscape mode?

I want my game to run on all Android devices in LANDSCAPE_FIXED mode, but this mode works only for some screen resolutions. PORTRAIT_FIXED works well for all devices. I'm testing this on and emulator. ...
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How to set LinearVelocity exactly in onSceneTouchEvent?

I'm beginner in Android programming. And i use AndEngine GLS2 with Body and AnimatedSprite. I have a object ball and i want to move it to follow my hand. This is description for my idea: And my ...
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Change the shape of body dynamically

I have a problem where i have a ballon which i need to continuously inflate and defalte in update method, I have tried to used setScaleCenter but it is not giving desired result. Below is a code i am ...