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

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Chain Shape Collision

I am facing a new problem by using chain shape. The collision between two chain shape bodies doesn't happen as the collision between normal bodies. So is this normal behaviour or am i doing anything ...
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Smooth Camera Zoom Factor Change

I have game play scene in which user can zoom in and out. For which I used smooth camera in the following manner. public static final int CAMERA_WIDTH = 1024; public static ...
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Box2D body jitters when colliding with static body

I am developing a game where a body is moved within the scene using touch. The scene has a boundary wall made up of static rectangular bodies. When I move the object along the boundaries, on ...
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GLES2-AnchorCenter branch has no org.andengine.util.color.Color

I am porting my game from GLES2 to GLES2-AnchorCenter branch. I am using import org.andengine.util.HorizontalAlign; import org.andengine.util.color.Color; import ...
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Multiple Player Example Via Bluetooth Not Working

I can not able to run multiplayer example via bluetooth on my devices. I already paired my both devices and then start activity. I got dialog box asking about working as server or client in my both ...
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Word Search Game Issue

I am developing a game like word search. I have used AndEngine for this and for displayig grid of words I have used TiledMap. In this game, we need to join letters to make a word as we drag our ...
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Convert int to Color

I am right now developing paint application in andengine because some features are only possible with andengine. For this I have used color dialog box to use user selected color but that dialog box ...
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Setting Higher Z-Index for Sprite

For my game, I have to set highest z index for my sprite. At present, I wrote following code but didn't work for me. Sprite houseSprite = new Sprite(pX, pY, ...
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AndEngine doesn't fill correctly an image on my device

I'm learning about AndEngine a little bit, I'm trying to follow a tutorial but I don't get to fill the background image correctly, so, it's just appear in one side of my screen. My device is a Galaxy ...
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Reloading Resources on Resume

I'm having a problem with my game. If I press the "Home button" the game is paused... everythings fine, but if I then go back to the game all the resources are reloaded before I can continue the game. ...
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How to make the Angry Birds “shot arch” dotted line? [duplicate]

I am making a game that includes 2D projectile flight paths like that of Angry Birds. Angry Birds employs the notion that a previous shot is shown with a dotted line "arch" showing the player where ...
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Black borders in Andengine

I am using Andengine and when I start the examples there are black borders on left and right of the screen. Like this: 10000001 10000001 10000001 where 1 is black and 0 is not black. On my phone ...
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Continuous increase in heap memory in Android game [closed]

For my Android AndEngine game, I used the scene based approach. Game contains more graphics so I need to load and unload those graphics multiple time so that game runs smoothly. But doing this, I ...
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Font disappear after reloading

As this post title suggest, font of the scene become disappear when same scene call more than two time. Following code I used for creating font. mNumberFontTexture = new BitmapTextureAtlas( ...
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“Non-additive” alpha blending in OpenGL ES 2.0, Android (AndEngine)

I have several monochromatic sprites and I render them with alpha = 0.25 (all of them the same value). I want to "paint" with them, so when they overlap, the alpha won't be added. I am not sure if I ...
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Creating big scene and little size chasing camera

I would like to create a climb based game, so I need to have a big scene and a camera that cover only a little part of it and chase my player. This image explains easier what I want: How can I do ...
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AndEngine: edit elasticity on action

I'm making a game for Android with AndEngine. It's going quite well, but now I'm stuck on something. My main character has a elasticity set in its fixturedef so it bounces around throughout the ...
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Logic For Puzzle Game - How do I do it?

What is the game all about? It's a puzzle game. I am using AndEngine to build it on Android platform (currently). I have divided the game into various World, with each World containing various ...
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SingleSceneSplitScreenEngine to Normal Engine Conversion

For my game, I want radar like functionality so I implement this thing using SingleSceneSplitScreenEngine class as mention in the following link. Small Box View All the code I have used mention in ...
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Is it possible to design Android game(AndEngine) levels using XML? [duplicate]

I am developing a game. In the game there is a lot of levels. Is it possible to design game levels using XML? Or what are different ways to design game levels? Please help me. Give some link or ...
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AndEngine - Moving Rectangle using Accelerometer

I'm learning how to create games with this great engine and I'm trying to put my knowledge in order to create a simple game. My first goal is to make a Rectangle moving using accelerometer and create ...
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Touch Coordinate in onManageUpdate method

I want to get touch coordinate in onManageUpdate() method. So how to perform that one? Because onSceneTouchEvent method simulation is some what slow so I could not able to get each coordinate in move ...
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Clip View for Game Play Scene

This is a small basic tool for the game. I want small box that reside on one of the corner of the scene. In which I want to show preview of whole game scene. I have read all the thing and try as much ...
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Is there an easy way to add TMX Object Layer to a Scene in Andengine?

I have a TMX file with a MAP layer and Object layer (called decorations, with property type = "decorations"). Is there an easy way to add the whole layer to the scene with all objects? Or do I have to ...
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Roulette Table Ball Movement Creation

I am developing following type of game Roulette Royale. I am basically ready with wheel and number table. When user move wheel table then ball also move on that table and stop at particular number ...
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Sprite not rotating around its centre after Scaling at its centre

If I scale a sprite at its centre, then try to rotate it around its centre as well, the rotation does not occur around its centre. If you need to rotate, for example a scaled ball,the way its working ...
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Fruit Ninja Swipe

I now have nearly completed a Cut The Rope type game. I need only a swipe mechanic to cut the rope, both the logic and the visual effect. Suggestions would be most welcome. I only need a concept for ...
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Child Object Placement based on Parent Object Angle

I want to perform object placement based on parent object position. For example, I have chest and head object. I want when I rotate chest object then as per chest rotation head object also rotate and ...
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How can set vibration option with my game in android? [closed]

I am using AndEngine to develop an Android game and I want vibration to be triggered when an enemy hits a player. How can I implement this into my game?
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Why might a body suddenly stop while moving on continue platform?

I have a 32x32 sprite and I make some to be platform like this for (int i = 0; i < 15; i++) { attachChild(new Ground(32 * i, 200, regPlatform, vertexBufferObjectManager, physicsWorld)); } ...
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Slow Rope Joint Simulation

I am right now developing game similar to Cut The Rope. But I have some problem in developing this game. I have successfully created rope and attached multiple rope with candy. Below I represent ...
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How can I move an enemy towards a player in AndEngine? [closed]

I want to move all enemy towards player but i can't do this.Is there any way by which i c an perform this task?
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How can I change width of sprite Dynamically?

I want to change width of sprite dynamically but i can't perform it.!! Here i want to change only my white sprite i want to use these type of facility in my game in using AndEngine I want to display ...
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How to Fix Some Portion of bound camera?

I want to add Progress bar with my game to display life of player but when i move down through DigitalOnScreen Control the black bar that i want to display is not displayed there. I want to display ...
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Cost of changing scene in andengine

I'm working on a simple 2d puzzle with small textures (in count and quantity). Now after I finished the game logic I'm considering tow options to switch between levels: Remove all objects manually ...
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AndEngine; Box2D - high speed body overlapping, prismatic joints

I'm trying to make good suspension for my car game, but I'm getting nervous of some problems with it. At the beginning, I've tried to make it out of one prismatic joint/revolute joint per one wheel ...
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How do I stop overlapping shapes when collision detected in AndEngine?

I am making a very simple demo in AndEngine in which I have three rectangles: rect1, rect2 and rect3 in an ArrayList. I register onAreaTouch as follows: @Override public boolean ...
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Semi Transparent Background in Scene [closed]

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 ...
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Moving AutoParallaxBackground's ParallaxEntity in X and Y direction

Currently I can move AutoParallaxBackground's "ParallaxEntity" in one axis. Like: final AutoParallaxBackground autoParallaxBackground = new AutoParallaxBackground(0, 0, 0, 12); ...
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Physics body with custom shape [closed]

I want to make a physics body like this image. The red color ellipse will be the physics body and the curved antenna shapes will not included in the physics body. I want to know how to call the ...
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How to attach a sprite to a TMXTiledMap at a particular coordinate, in AndEngine?

I am trying to add a sprite at a "grid" location on the tiled map. The TMX tiled Map is like a grid, and you can access the size of the grid by calling mTMXtiledMap.getTileRows() and ...
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Rotate Box Sprite With Circle Body

I want to rotate my rectangular sprite with circle body. The problem is the body doest not attached to the centre of the sprite. This was the default behaviour of the body and sprite. But I want that ...
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How do I eliminate black bar artifacts in AndEngine/TMX plugin?

I used AndEngine gles1 along with the tmx plugin to generate my background maps. The image width is not fit to my virtual device, so I increased the tmx image size. Here is my code for the camera ...
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Animate Using setScale()

I want to animate my player from bigger size to smaller size and then smaller size to bigger size continuously. We can use setScale() method to re-size any sprite but is there any way to animate with ...
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How do I implement an AutoParallax Background in AndEngine GLES1?

I'm using AndEngine GLES1. In my game, I use AnalogOnScreenControl to move a sprite and when it moves vertically, the background image also moves vertically. I want to do something like this: that is ...
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How do I create a scrollableparallax background in AndEngine GLES1 [duplicate]

In my game I want my background to move side by side as the player moves on screen in AndEngine. I moved my sprite using analogScreenControl. I am using AndEngine GLES1. i don't want to move my ...
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How would I make an air hockey AI?

I am making an air hockey game for Android using AndEngine and its Box2D extension. How would I make an AI for an air hockey game? For it to work the AI would not only need to move its paddle side ...
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How to Change default Mouse pointer on emulator in Android?

I want to change default mouse pointer in Android emulator. I want to change it for my game to use different type of cursor.I am using AndEngine for my game development. Is there nay way to change ...
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How do I support variable screen ratios using AndEngine?

When displaying a background, AndEngine produces black bars above the image on certain devices. How do I support variable screen ratios for different devices using AndEngine?
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Showing Parallax entity and AutoParallax entity on same scene in AndEngine

How do I create both a parallax background and an autoparallax background in the same scene using andengine? The problem is, I want one entity to move at a constant speed regardless of the camera's ...