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Android client-server logic for a multi-player game

I'm creating an android "quiz" app. The game can be played by two user in real-time. I'm creating game on server with this design: //node js server //new game request api @game/request/new var ...
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Java Buffers and OpenGL ES 2.0 (Android)

I've been trying to come up with a good solution for preloading textures asynchronously, but in Android with OpenGL ES you cannot create a texture out of context. Would the proper solution be to load ...
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Getting position of finger along a screen

I'm trying to get a list of Vector2 position by tracking my finger and then tracing them with a prefab (Basically just gestures). I have appended an onGUI function to help print out the list of ...
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Using buttons on Smartphone shooter games [closed]

Just a simple and probably stupid question. I noticed that many iOS and Android shooter games tend to avoid using traditional buttons in favour to autofire. The very first reason to do so is to ...
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Basic vertex shader, moving

I am new in shader concepts and I am trying to implement a sprite of 8x8 in OpenGL ES. I want to move the texture in the vertex shader but I cant figure out how to this, my code may be wrong, feel ...
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Problems with starting a new game in Tic-tac-toe

I have problems with a new-game method in the game Tic-tac-toe, because after I play a game against the computer, and want to replay the game, the buttons freeze and I can't press them. For playing ...
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Problems with computermove in tctactoe android java

I have problems with the computerMove in tictactoe. I am trying to do a method with matrix, but I do not know how to do it in a good way. I have done an array with button which the game board will be, ...
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Is there such thing as a hybrid View that combines SurfaceView and GridView in Android?

I am trying to develop several Android games that work on a grid system. I will need to update the game surface frequently, so using a GridLayout does not seem to be a good option. The frequent ...
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UnityException: Unable to install APK! Installation failed. See the Console for details

I got this error message when trying to build and run on Android actual device. UnityException: Unable to install APK! Installation failed. See the Console for details. ...
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Unity - Main manifest has <uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion='9'> but library uses minSdkVersion='17'

I got this error message when trying to build and run for Android. Error: [Temp/StagingArea/AndroidManifest-main.xml:22, ...
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Why do I get this file loading exception when trying to draw sprites with libgdx?

I'm having trouble with the "Drawing Images" section on the libgdx tutorial. I set up the documents completely and I typed the code as follows: public class Game implements ApplicationListener { ...
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Android Density Independent Pixel Drawables Resource Folder

I'm trying to get to grips with DIP in Android (using Eclipse). I'm writing a little game with OpenGL ES 2.0. Could I get some guidance and tips on what I'm not understanding/doing right. From what I ...
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LibGDX strange status bar in background [BUG]

I released an app and I noticed that some devices has a strange "bug" which I don't know if it's caused by Android, me or LibGDX. That bug is related to status bar, normally app let you see the bar ...
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LibGDX music doesn't play anymore after x times

In my App I added two sounds, the first is played when the gamescreen start the second when the game is going to game Over screen. Everything works fine but after about 12-13 games the second sound ...
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Flash Icons do not show up with Android Lollipop

I am working on a few games based in Adobe Flash, and the Air Runtime. In Android KitKat and below, when doing local tests on devices,everything was perfectly fine. However, upon upgrading a testing ...
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Sprites not being rendered on screen change - Android Libgdx

In my game over screen for my Libgdx Android game I've the following code which starts a new game upon a screen touch. if(Gdx.input.isTouched()) { ScreenManager.setScreen(new ...
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Moving texture OpenGL ES 2.0

I am trying to implement a sprite of 8 columns and 8 rows in OpenGL ES 2.0 I made appear the first imagen but I cant figure out how to translate the Texture matrix in OpenGL ES 2.0 , the equivalent of ...
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OpenGL ES respecting alpha for background but not for objects

I have a problem with the alpha of my game, maybe it is solved in another post but as I am new in OpenGl and Game developemnt I dont understand most of the vocabulary and cant find a solution. The ...
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Android: Improving surfaceView?

I'm using Surfaceview in my Android app. I have two threads, one for UI and another for rendering and updading the UI. I am limiting my frames per second to 30 fps and have employed frame-skipping ...
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2.5D platform Android Game

I am a beginner to game development, so far I just made a top/down scroll shooter with canvas in Android, and I now wanto to make a 2.5D platform game like good old SNES, I am thinking of making it ...
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What would cause my script generated buttons and text to show in Unity and not on my phone?

I am using Unity 5 and the built in GUI tools. My static GUI shows up just fine which makes me think it's not a text/font issue or some such. Again, it all looks good in the Unity editor when I hit ...
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Why does physics interpolation give me periodic jumps/flickers?

I have seen this question but it didn't solve the problem. I have followed the same steps as in this article. What I notice in my Android game is that my interpolation alpha (or fraction or ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 basic camera issues

I am having issues with the camera, I cant find how to invert the AXIS Now A point is 0,0,0 B point is 1,0,0 C point is 0,0,1 What I want is A point 0,0,0 B point 0,0,1 C point 1,0,0 ...
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Saving virtual goods balance in Android Game

I'm looking for a good way to store virtual goods and virtual currency balance in an Android game. Since these are "consumable" or "unmanaged" goods the balance is not backed up by Google and so there ...
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Android bitmap placing

I've recently added an explosion in my game, for when enemies get killed, and it works fine and all, but the explosion wont "spawn" on the enemies x and y. The problem is that I'm not drawing the ...
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How to zoom and scroll in libGdx?

I am trying to both A.) Pinch zoom my game scene and B.) Move (scroll) my game scene but I have not found many examples. I learn more by examples than by reading API documentation (although I am ...
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In OpenGL on Android, how do I give quads a border color?

I am new to game development and I'm working on a Rubiks cube game in Android using OpenGL. I want to create a cube with black borders, but I can only manage to set the fill color: GLColor[] colors ...
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Libgdx bouncy effect in a wall

I have an element inside the screen and I want to set my phone's bounds as a wall where elements are bouncing. I want it to be physically correct. How to do this?
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Libgdx Drawing a triangle cannot resolve method “render ”

I am looking to draw a triangle. I found a lot of code such as : https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/My-First-Triangle-%28Example%29 The code I found are old I think; if I use ...
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Help with Resolving Pixel Perfect Collision

Hi I'm having trouble resolving "Collision detection between axis-aligned bounding box and bitmap (pixel perfect) terrain on a Worms type game". (Read previous question to find more information about ...
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Android - animating spritesheets

I'm creating a basic endless runner game on Android using SurfaceView. I have background that recreates itself constantly, which was simple enough. One problem I've always had is getting my head ...
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Android Studio libgdx multiplayer

Does anyone know if it's possible to setup a multiplayer game using libgdx in Android Studio? I've been trying to convert my game to multiplayer using all kinds of tutorials on libgdx & ...
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Android app not installing because of more files in streaming asset folder

I have created a game which contains some videos, I have put them in Streaming Assets folder. The main problem is if the number of videos increases more than 6, app will not install else it will ...
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Implementing Spine animations in Libgdx

I've been searching a lot for a guide on how to implement 2D animations exported from Spine to Libgdx, but all I could find was outdated tutorials and source codes. I can handle basic Libgdx but Spine ...
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What's the size of library in unity for android?

In unity3d what is the size of library compiled into apk. Is that affect when i make game without any physics(2d or 3d) or when making 2d or 3d game.
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Bad performance using VBO with OpenGL ES in Android

I'm making an Android app and I need to draw some polygons using OpenGL ES. I'm able to render them but I'm disappointed with performance. I updated the code to use VBO but I didn't notice any ...
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Unity3d - deploy game to android device off site

I am using Unity3d to develop my game and my friend with android device wanted to test it. I am natively IOS developer and have no knowledge of deploying Android platform. What do I need other than ...
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Unity3D Android - Move your character to a specific x position

I want to move my character (which is a cube for now) to a specific x location (on top of a flying floor/ground thingy) but I've been having some troubles with it. I've been using this script: var ...
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Image drawing then blackscreen on AVD using cordova

I have an issue on my android JS based game, the game displays well for 1 second then total blackscreen. window.requestAnimFrame = (function(){ return window.requestAnimationFrame || ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 2D-Image displaying

I have followed the official OpenGL ES tutorial to create a working OpenGL-environment. I have been able to do anything I wanted to except for displaying 2D-images. To do so I worked through this ...
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Programatically find out which app store install came from?

Background In my app, I have a 'rate me' button. It follows the usual path - user clicks in, it starts an intent and opens the app's listing on the Play Store. All well and good. Now I wish to try ...
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error in post a screen shot of game scores with Android Intent in LIbgdx game

I want to post a screen shot of my game on social apps. I have developed this game using Libgdx framework. I have created an interface in Core class. Here is its Intent share specific code. ...
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Monogame 3.3 SoundEffect play Freezes

After using Monogame 3.3 with Xamarin Android, SoundEffect.Play method freezes the game. I try to convert wav files 8bit mono, 16bit mono no changes. This error on Samsung T101 android 4.0.3 but ...
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Unity Remote 4 on Galaxy S5 won't connect to Unity 5

I'm having some trouble connecting Unity Remote 4 to Unity 5. I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S5. I've searched a bit and the other solutions with other phones aren't working for me. What I've tried so ...
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Accessing variables from non-neighbouring classes specifically in game development (Android) [closed]

Edit Using direct access while breaking the law of demeter looks like this: res.sprite.drawQuad(res.sprite.xScreen,res.sprite.yScreen, mMVPMatrix); Using proxy methods / getters / setter looks ...
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Animation fails due to a NullPointerException which I'm certain shouldn't be thrown (LibGDX / Java)

What the title says basically. I've been stuck on this error for a few hours I got it to work earlier but I honestly can't see why its failing now (ctrl + z'd back to the working stage). Here's my ...
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Libgdx - Jumping, What am i doing wrong?

I really can't work out whats wrong with my code. I have an input listener for gestures, when I Swipe the position goes up on the y axis fine but he doesn't come back down, if with Gravity added. I'll ...
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Google Play Game Services real-time multiplayer secure game data architecture

Is it secure to allow all game clients in a multiplayer game session to store sensitive opponent player data which should be revealed in the UI only upon a certain action (e.g. enemy building type ...
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GestureDetection Issues - How do I make my Actor jump on Swipe?

I've been trying to solve this for hours now, In theory I totally understand how the GestureDetector works but I'm trying to integrate it with the Libgdx SuperJumper Tutorial (for now). Here: ...
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Cocos2dx - Touch not recognized on Android

I'm having trouble with a touch listener not picking up touch events on android, but doing fine in windows (mouse input). I've got a Node listening for touches (not a Layer), but from what I've been ...