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Currently developing a game with Android SDK, should I switch to a game engine in future projects? [closed]

I am an android developer, and I've made several apps on the Google Play Store. I'm currently working on my first game, which is just a simple RPG for android, that I'm coding in java with the android ...
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LibGDX Android version

I am trying to use the LibGDX UI Project creator to create LibGDX projects, but it doesn't allow me to choose the Andorid version for the project. This is a problem for some android features. For ...
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How to change from 60FPS to 30FPS while keeping things smooth?

Here is my current game loop: final int ticksPerSecond = 60; final int skipTicks = (1000 / ticksPerSecond); float dt = 1f/ticksPerSecond; while(System.currentTimeMillis() > nextGameTick ...
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How can I use imprecise accelerometer data for controls?

I want to rotate an object with respect to the phone's position. I use the accelerometer output to detect orientation: float roll = Gdx.input.getRoll(); float pitch = Gdx.input.getPitch(); float ...
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Vsync and Gameloops

I was about to publish my app but I tested it on a cheap Android tablet. It's anew tablet, but a cheap / low spec one. The game runs, but is pretty choppy. I'm made a discovery that quite surprised ...
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Does LibGDX abstract OpenGL ES away or can I still use my OpenGL ES knowledge?

I've been learning OpenGL ES, and am now turning my attention to using LibGDX. My main concern with LibGDX is, if needed, will I be able to apply my OpenGL ES knowledge to something if needed and ...
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Android: How to create fluent animations by using bitmaps and ObjectAnimator?

I want a resized bitmap item to move over the screen into a house. This basically works, but the movement is not fluent and is stuttering. Since I always have to draw both the resized background and ...
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How do I correctly destroy a MobFox ad?

Is anyone here using MobFox to display their Android app's ads? I was previously using the AdMob SDK but recently switched to MobFox and while it only took a short time to integrate it, there are a ...
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Reducing APK File Size by using JPG instead of PNG for game background images

I've just finished my (openGL ES 2.0 Android) game and it's almost ready for Alpha-testing. When I export the application to an APK File, the file is taking up 16MB and I would like to reduce this as ...
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Is HTML5/WebGL performance unreliable on low-end Android tablets and phones?

I've developed a couple of WebGL games, and am trying them out on Android. I found that they run very slowly on my tablet, however. For example, a game with 10 sprites or so runs as 5fps. I tried ...
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Load previous (last) scene used in unity3d

Im making a 2D game for android and I made over 200 levels/scenes.I also made a game over scene that opens when the players collides with an obscale.In the GameOver scene I added a retry button which ...
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How to open another class by clicking on a button on libgdx?

I have a question about libGdx. I am making my own game, I have already made a splash screen and a main menu. I have made a button "Play" in my menu but I can't link it to my main game. however, I can ...
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Android OpenGL ES 1.0 - Glow/Bloom effect

I'm currently building an Android space fighter game which uses OpenGL ES 1.0. For several technical reasons, I cannot at this point upgrade to 2.0. I really want to add a "glow" effect to glowing ...
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Loading a stream/asset on Android MonoGame without ContentManager

In the game I am developing, I have created a serializable class that generates a .map file for saving and loading levels. In XNA, this works great using the following code: FileStream fileStream = ...
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XY Location scaling with varying density screens

I have a phone with resolution H=1280,W=720,Density=2 I have a tablet with resolution H=1216,W=800,Density=1.331 I drew a rectangle on my phone with corners Left,Top (-1.6,1.55), Right,Bottom ...
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facebook like for unity android

Is there a way to add a like button which links to my page for my android game which I made in unity. Any help would be appreciated.
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background move to the right

I'm developing an android app and want to make move the background to the right. The problem that I have is if it moves it does not repeat the background. I appreciate every suggestion. Thanks. The ...
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Nullpointerexception when loading resources in openGL ES 2.0 Android project

Overview My splash screen starts by display a 'loading' dialogue and then kicks off an asyncTask (The loading dialogue is derived from the standard Android View class) Within the doInBackground ...
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How do I handle collision response between many different types of game objects?

I am looking for a way to avoid the dreaded switch or if/else scenarios between numerous game object types when a collision takes place in a game. For example: You have a list of game objects which ...
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Unity - Android touch Problem

I've build my game for various platforms using Unity3d 4.3.3. I've tested it on windows, Mac, iOS and android as well. It works perfectly in all the devices except few high and android devices like ...
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How to obtain the currently bound texture ID in an openGL ES 2.0 project

In my game, I have: GLES20.glBindTexture(GLES20.GL_TEXTURE_2D, texID); Where texID is an integer returned by my setTexture() method. Let's say, in this instance it's 1. When I bind my textures ...
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How to move the background vertically downward in android?

Try this code: private Bitmap mBackgroundImageFar; //my image private int mBGFarMoveY = 0; mBGFarMoveY = mBGFarMoveY + 2; int newFarY = mBackgroundImageFar.Height - (- mBGFarMoveY); ...
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Export Blender 3D animation to be played by Android OpenGLES

Below code snippet shows the way to export coordinate of bones: def export_bone_matrix(armature, bone, label, file_handler): SystemMatrix = Matrix.Scale(-1, 4, Vector((0, 0, 1))) * ...
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How to render rounded shape perfectly?

I'm having issues rendering rounded shape figures. I have a Texture with different images in it and I get this whale figure from it with TextureRegion but the stroke of it looks pixelated. The ...
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LibGDX collision detection on moving and rotating object (rectangle enemy) [closed]

i am trying to get collision dectection working properly but when i do it, the collision area keeps moving. no matter what i tried. there are 2 objects and the objects are moving and i cannot get the ...
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What affects the size of APK files?

The size of the .apk file built by Unity is larger than I expected. Is it image resolution, number of scenes, or something else?
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Generating multiple instances of one opengl object with random coordinates

Sorry if the question is dumb but my brain just cannot solve it for some reason.. So I've made one opengl object public static Square ball = new Square(75,75); And I am trying to make it so that ...
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AndEngine: image partially disappear on finger move

I am new to andengine and I want to create an app like that: I have 2 images one on other now what I want is if I move my finger on upper image It should partially disappear only from the position ...
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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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How can I reliably implement GPU skinning in Android?

I'm trying to get character skinning working on Android. The idea is quite vanilla: I have my skinning matrices, and along with each vertex, I send up to four matrix indices and four corresponding ...
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How to export blender coordinate to be used in Android OpenGLES

I'd like to create my personal light-weight Android 3D engine to show 3D animation configured by Blender. I have successfully loaded the Blender-created 3D models by OpenGL ES on Android. Now, I'd ...
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Why isn't my background drawing to the screen?

Ok, So I have a game I have been working on for a few months now and I am now stumped beyond belief. My friend who has spent days working on this background gave it to me and I put it in my game. On ...
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sprite reset method not working in update thread(andengine)

I have sprite array with length of 8 and I am trying to reset sprites position in scene's update thread but it doesn't work. However I tried to reset sprites in sprites modifier listner which works. I ...
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Should Starting a Quick Game via Google Game Services be Iterated?

I have been following this tutorial for Google Play Game Services. I am a little unclear as to if the room matching algorithm should be looped or not. Can I just initialize this process once and let ...
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How to change pixel color of Texture with Fragment Shader

I want to change the pixel color of a texture. I don't know where to start and what to add. Really need help, I only find useless snippets in the internet. My current Code: public void ...
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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 switch a view off and on again while retaining key event input

I have a couple of views in my app - my main activity and a separate activity which is used for high scores. What I need to know is how I can 'get rid' of one of the views temporarily, and then bring ...
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get current frame from an one row graphic [closed]

I need to get the current frame of a image but it does not work and I don't know why... Could someone help me pls... thx package com.android.testgame; import android.graphics.Bitmap; import ...
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Collision Error

I am having trouble with collision detection part of the game. I am using touch events to fire the gun as you will see in the video. Note, the android icon is a temporary graphic for the bullets ...
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Deleteing Textures in Android OpenGL ES 2.0

I'm confused about how to delete a previously applied texture. So, I've applied my texture and am happily rendering it. I decide I want to delete the texture, so this is what I've tried...... void ...
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Drawing hexagonal grid on Android

I'm trying to draw a hexagon grid in my Android application. I don't want to reinvent the wheel here so I'm looking for some frameworks/libraries or just some basic ideas about how should one do this. ...
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How can you check your users' unlocked achievements (Google Play Game Services)?

Is it possible to see how many of your users have unlocked certain achievements on the Google Play Developer console? This information would be very useful. I guess that one could achieve this through ...
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How to get location of sprite placed on rotating circle in Cocos2d android?

I am developing a game using Cocos2d, and I got stuck when trying to find the location of a sprite placed on a rotating circle on the background. When I hit at a certain position on the circle it's ...
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How do I implement multi-texturing using OpenGL ES 1.1 to combine separate RGB and alpha PKMs?

I have been trying to reduce the memory footprint of my textures in a Android game that I wrote without too much success. Based on research that I have done it seems that a good approach is to ...
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Texture compression strategy for Android OpenGL ES that caters for alphas

I have a 2d Android game that is currently causing certain devices to run out of memory. I have a number of PNGs (about 10 MBs in total) that I use in the game at various times. At some points in the ...
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Make objects slide across the screen in random positions

I want to make an object appear randomly at the right hand side of the screen and then slide across the screen and disapear at the left hand side. I am working with libgdx. I have this bit of code but ...
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libgdx arrays onTouch() method and delays for objects

i am trying to create random bullets but it is not working for some reason. also how can i make a delay so the bullets come every 30 seconds or 1 minute???? also the onTouch method does not work and ...
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libgdx draw issue and animation

it seems as though i cannot get the draw method to work??? it seems as though the bullet.draw(batcher) does not work and i cannot understand why as the bullet is a sprite. i have made a Sprite[] and ...
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LibGDX onTouch() method Array and flip method

How can I add this on my application. i want to use the onTouch() method from the implementation of the InputProcessor to kill the enemies on screen. how do i do that? do i have to do anything to the ...
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libgdx collision detection / bounding the object

i am trying to get collision detection so i am drawing a red rectangle to see if it is working, and when i do the code below in the update method. to check if it is going to work. the position is not ...