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How to design 2D collision callback methods?

In a 2D game where you have a lot of possible combination of collision between objects, such as: object A vs object B => object B vs A; object A vs object C => object C vs A; object A vs object D ...
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Moving a body in a specific direction using XNA with Farseer Physics

I have a custom polygon attached to a body, which looks like this: What I am trying to accomplish is getting the body to move according to wherever the tip of the body is. So far this is what I've ...
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Rotate a vector

I want my first-person camera to smoothly change its viewing direction from direction d1 to direction d2. The latter direction is indicated by a target position t2. So far I have implemented a ...
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Is 2 lines of push/pop code for each pre-draw-state too many?

I'm trying to simplify vector graphics management in XNA; currently by incorporating state preservation. 2X lines of push/pop code for X states feels like too many, and it just feels wrong to have 2 ...
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How to determine the end of list has been reached?

I'm trying to animate my object according to a set of recorded values from kinect skeleton stream by saving the (x,y,z) stream from the skeletal data into a list and then set my objects x and y ...
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Rotate to a set degree then stop Unity [closed]

I'm trying to make an object rotate up on the Y axis 90 degrees, then stop. I've got the rotating up bit working fine, it's getting it to stop once it hits 90. Some of the things I've tried include ...
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How to pass an interface to Java from Unity code?

First, let me say that this is my first experience with Unity, so the answer may be right under my nose. I've also posted this question on Unity's answers site, but plugin questions don't seem to be ...
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Slide 2d Vector to destination over a period of time

I am making a library of GUI controls for games I make with XNA. I am currently developing the library as I make a game so I can test the features and find errors/bugs and hopefully smash them right ...
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DrawIndexedPrimitives overdraws data in previous buffer if called in loop

I doubled the question from stackoverflow here, and will delete the opposite of a question that gave me the answer. I have the Draw method in one of my renderers, that loops through the dictionary ...
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Camera closes in on the fixed point

I've been trying to create a camera that is controlled by the mouse and rotates around a fixed point (read (0, 0, 0)), both vertical and horizontal. This is what I've come up with: camera.Eye = ...
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How can I show a texture in a separate window in an XNA game?

I'm playing around with random map generation and what I want to do is: Input a command to generate a random map. A texture will be created resembling the generation, each pixel resembling each ...
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Server-side Input

Currently in my game, the client is nothing but a renderer. When input state is changed, the client sends a packet to the server and moves the player as if it were processing the input, but the ...
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Rendering a 2D Sprite in 3D space

I am currently working on a game in XNA 4.0 where I want to implement 2.75D, like in Paper Mario. I feel like it has something to do with z-buffering a Texture2D and drawing that, but I really have no ...
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2D scene graph not transforming relative to parent

I am currently in the process of coding my own 2D Scene graph, which is basically a port of flash's render engine. The problem I have right now is my rendering doesn't seem to be working properly. ...
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Designing a “Grid” like object that contains game objects

I am working on a 2D game, where there's a game "board" on which other game objects are placed. This this is 2D, my starting point was to design a class that will internally use a 2d array for the ...
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WPF or WinForms for Game Development and learning resources? [closed]

I'm looking to create a game framework for my own personal use... I want to use WPF, but I'm unsure if that is a wise choice... The games I will be writing should not require high performance ...
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Draw depth works on WP7 emulator but not device

I am making a game on a WP7 device using C# and XNA. I have a system where I always want the object the user is touching to be brought to the top, so every time it is touched I add float.Epsilon to ...
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Checking for alternate keys with XNA IsKeyDown

I'm working on picking up XNA and this was a confusing point for me. KeyboardState keyState = Keyboard.GetState(); if (keyState.IsKeyDown(Keys.Left) || keyState.IsKeyDown(Keys.A)) { //Do stuff... ...
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Kinect Hand tracking in xna

I'm trying to create an application using the Kinect to simulate the following project: Kinect Hand Tracking I want my project to have similar usability with the Kinect tracking hand and finger ...
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Outline Shader Effect for Orthogonal Geometry in XNA

I just recently started learning the art of shading, but I can't give an outline width to 2D, concave geometry when restrained to a single vertex/pixel shader technique (thanks to XNA). the shape I ...
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Xna model parts are overlying others

I am trying to import in XNA an .fbx model exported with blender. Here is my drawing code public void Draw() { Matrix[] modelTransforms = new Matrix[Model.Bones.Count]; ...
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XNA Xbox, utilizing multiple cores [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: XNA: How does threading work? It's my understanding that the Xbox has 3 cores that are available to use. I'm hoping to offload AI to another core, and possibly use ...
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2D Physics Engine to Handle Shapes Composed of Multiple Densities XNA

The game I'm working on involves shapes that might be composed of multiple materials in a variety of ways. Let's just take for example a wooden rod with and sizable tip of iron or say a block composed ...
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Game Server on Windows Azure

What do you guys think of using Windows Azure for deploying a custom built game server. It's being built in C#, and I want to get a few things down before stretching too far into the project. I like ...
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(Quaternion based) Trouble moving foward based on model rotation

Using quaternions, I'm having trouble moving my model in its facing direction. Currently the model moves can move in all cardinal directions with no problems. The problem comes when I rotate the move ...
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XNA RTS A* pathfinding issues

I'm starting to develop an RTS game using the XNA framework in C# and am still in the very early prototyping stage. I'm working on the basics. I've got unit selection down and am currently working on ...
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XNA: Check if the sound is playing

Quick question: I have a SoundEffect instance, and I would like to know if it is playing at the moment or not. But there's neither a method, nor a property that would allow to check it... So, is ...
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How do I drag my widgets without dragging other widgets?

I have a bunch of drag-able widgets on screen. When I am dragging one of the widgets around, if I drag the mouse over another widget, that widget then gets "snagged" and is also dragged around. ...
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Do I really need to “learn” C# for XNA if I know Java?

I want to start developing in XNA. As of now, I do not know C#, but I would consider myself "good" at Java. I have looked at some C# code and it looks almost identical to Java. After looking at Java ...
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How do I retain previously drawn graphics?

I've created a simple program that draws lines from a fixed point to a random point each frame. I wanted to keep each line on the screen. However, it always seems to be cleared each time it draws on ...
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How would I be able to get a game over screen using the pause function?

I am having problems with my snake game, when the snake collides with itself it draws a "game over" image in the background, but only while it's colliding with itself. I want it to behave like the ...
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Simulating a sine wave/oscillating pattern for enemies

I'm creating a simple top down shooter, right now I have an enemy which simply follows the player. I'd like to change things up and have the enemies move towards the player but in a wave like motion. ...
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Game engine like Unity 3D that allow me to use .NET code

I've been looking at Unity 3D for developing a 3D PC game and I really like the scene editor and how it simplifies the process of constructing 3D scenes, managing assets, animations, transitions etc. ...
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Is there a simpler way to create a borderless window with XNA 4.0?

When looking into making my XNA game's window border-less, I found no properties or methods under Game.Window that would provide this, but I did find a window handle to the form. I was able to ...
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Does every Entity in an XNA game need it's own BasicEffect instance?

From what I see, the position/matrix is stored in the BasicEffect instance, so it makes sense to me that every object has it's own position matrix, but I'm not 100% sure it's correct to let every ...
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Get blocky look on textures some textures

If I do this: GraphicsDevice.SamplerStates[0] = SamplerState.PointWrap; All textures I draw are blocky. GraphicsDevice.SamplerStates[0] = SamplerState.LinearWrap; All of my textures are blurred a ...
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Xbox thumbstick used to rotate sprite, basic formula makes it “stick” or feel “sticky” at 90 degree intervals! How do you get smooth rotation?

I am using a very basic formula to calculate what angle my sprite (spaceship for example) should be facing based on the Xbox controller thumbstick i.e. you use the thumbstick to rotate the ship. In ...
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Alpha blend 3D png texture in XNA

I'm trying to draw a partly transparent texture a plane, but the problem is that it's incorrectly displaying what is behind that texture. Pseudo code: vertices1 basiceffect1 // The vertices of ...
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How do I render everything in software using XNA/C#?

I'm trying to find how to render everything with software in XNA, but I can't find what option I need to set. I'd like to know which method/properties I have to call/set to make my app run in ...
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XNA frame rate spikes in full screen mode

I'm loading a simple texture and rotating it in XNA, and this works. But when I run it in full screen 1920x1080 mode I see spikes while my texture is rotating. If I run it windowed with 1920x1080 ...
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Selection of a mesh with arbitrary region

Considering example: I have a mesh(es) on the OpenGL screen and would like to select a part of it (say for delete purpose). There is a clear way to do the selction via Ray Tracing, or via Selection ...
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RasterizerState set to null after calling DrawText in Nuclex

I have the following classes. // Basically hots the instance of the Vectorfont & Matrix internal class Text3D : AManageable { private Text _textFont; private ...
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Method for spawning enemies according to player score and game time

I'm making a top-down shooter and want to scale the difficulty of the game according to what the score is and how much time has Passed. Along with this, I want to spawn enemies in different patterns ...
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How to decompose sprite sheet

I have a lot of spritesheets that are poorly formatted that I want to decompose, or split out into many small images, one for each sprite. If I can do that, I can use my custom texture packer tool to ...
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How to offset particles from point of origin

Hi I'm having troubles off setting particles from a point of origin. I want my particles to spread out after a certain radius from a the point of origin. For example, this is what I have right now: ...
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Connect camera class to game

I've been following a tutorial on making a free camera for a 3D model. What the camera class does is allow the player to move and rotate in respects to the model's current position using the right ...
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default xna 4.0 gametime don´t works well for 2D physics

I am developing a game using Visual Studio 2010 and XNA 4.0, after advancing to some extent with the project (a platform based 2d platformer msdn starter kit) I got to test it on different computers ...
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Unity3D: default parameters in C# script

Accordingly to this thread, it seems that default parameters aren't supported by C# script in Unity3D environment. Declaring an optional parameter in a C# scirpt makes Mono Ide complaint about it: ...
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Move model forward base on model orientation

My model rotates on it's own Y-axis regardless of where it is in the world. Here are the controls for the left ThumbStick: UP (move model forward on Z-Axis) DOWN (move model backward on Z-Axis) LEFT ...
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Game Development using C#.Net [closed]

I'm a ASP as well as C#.Net Developer. I love playing Games and willing to Create one. I'm a new bi in this Arena. So can you Help me on How to Create a Game using C#.Net?? Or is there any course ...