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Rotating a 2D Skeleton

I am currently implementing a 2D skeleton system in C# with XNA, but got stuck in how I would rotate the bones around a skeleton's axis. A basic algorithm that I have figured out already would ...
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Simulate movement towards the screen in a 2D world

I need to create the illusion of someone kicking a ball to the screen. For that, I have a initial position of the ball (about the middle of the screen), and I put the sprite of the ball scaled at 0.2 ...
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How do I pass arguments to an XNA Game executable?

How do for example make it possible to pass an argument to the .exe file and read it in my XNA Game? Examples: Enable Editor: game.exe -devmode Set Resolution: game.exe -width 1280 -height 720 ...
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XNA - move camera over tilemap

I am trying to build a game based on Advance Wars in XNA. I am so far where the tiles are placed on the screen, except here starts my problem. During the game, I ofcourse want to move the camera ...
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XNA (BEPU) Physics Performance

Im using XNA 4.0 with the BEPU physics engine v1.2 and I have encountered some performance problems on Xbox. Im not sure if the my mesurements are an expected result of the Xbox (with alot of dynamic ...
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Sprite Animation in XAML/C# for Windows 8 Modern UI (Metro)

I'm working on a project that requires doing sprite based animation in XAML / C# for a windows store app. I've worked out a method for displaying the animation, but it causes flickering during the ...
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MultiTexturing by neighbouring points textures

Visual example: I've been trying to understand multitexturing for a while now, I've created a terrain generator but have no need for height just yet and I still want one texture to blend over to ...
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Timestep in multiplayer game

I'm trying to wrap my brain around the concept of creating a server/client multiplayer experience. My problem is mainly related to timestep. Consider the following scenario: A client connects to ...
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How can I debug live multiplayer servers effectively?

I have a multiplayer server made by a small team of developers and we have bugs that crop up on our live server occasionally that we simply can't reproduce while playing with our small team on a live ...
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Retrieving components from game objects (entities)

Using C# and XNA 4, I've made the decision to go for an entity-component based design for my game after reading such posts as this and this, but I'm now struggling to find how to retrieve components ...
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How to make my characters turn smoothy while walking on a path(list of coordinates)?

I have a list with coordinates - output from A* algorithm - and I would like to make my characters smoothly follow this path with rotations. So I have something like A and I want to get C How can ...
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Black bars on 720p emulator?

I'm making a game for Windows Phone 8 using XNA 4.0 in Visual Studio express 2012. I'm trying to add a background image to the game with a size of 1366x768 (as I believe WP8 only supports up to 720p). ...
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Creating Rectangle-based buttons with OnClick events

As the title implies, I want a Button class with an OnClick event handler. It should fire off connected events when it is clicked. This is as far as I've made it: public class Button { public ...
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XNA 4.0 / C# Collision Response

Okay, this is really starting to annoy me. First of all, detecting collisions is nice and easy. I have a list of tiles, and a player. The player and each tile have their own rectangles. (The tiles ...
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Dynamic cubes for cube engine [closed]

I had an idea for a cube world (i'm writing in C#) that would make creating new types of cubes simple and dynamic. Here is how I imagine it: 1.Text file stores everything including block name, ...
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MonoGame and normal windowed desktop application

I am trying to move all my XNA projects to Monogame. But in project templates I found only XAML and horrible metro application template. Is MonoGame support creating application in good old windowed ...
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Collision detection between player and tiles

I am trying to implement basic (for now) collision detection into my platformer. I have tiles that are each 16 x 16 in size. The character is 32 x 32 pixels in size and has its own bounding box. Now, ...
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Iterating 1D array and getting 2D tile position

I know I'm missing something very obvious here, but I have a 1D array that contains integers.I have a map that is 30 x 30 and the center coordinate is 0,0 (This is actually 3D, but I'm essentially ...
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XNA - How to move skinned model and merge animations

After you helped me to resolve my loadContent problem I've wrote some code and made 3D model with animation. Because XNA 4.0 doesn't support .fbx with multiple animations I've generated 3 models with ...
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Deferred Rendering: Orthographic directional light that has position

Basically I need to code a light for deferred rendering that is a cross between a spotlight and a directional (positionless) light. It's to be used for sunlight, but because my terrain has overhangs ...
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How to make racer map?

Hi everyone does 3D racer games use heightmap to build tracks or programmers just use easier solution ? I need to build only track space(road) without fill all hectares with trinagels and more ...
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Texture-Mapping in Blender/XNA

I have a simple Blender-Model (just a few faces). I want to add 2 Textures. (a special face should get Texture 1, the other faces Texture 2). This model I want to use in XNA. The first Texture should ...
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How do I get a Model to add a name to it's Texture(s) in the XNA Content Pipeline

I know that a texture's name is not preserved when it's loaded in. I also know that you can give it a name. For example: Texture2D texture = content.Load<Texture2D>("MyTexture"); texture.Name ...
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Why does this collision detection & resolution code only work for one side?

I am having a bit of trouble with my collision detection. It only works correctly for the right side, meaning, if I enter the tile from any other side, it brings me to the right side. Here is my ...
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XNA Deferred + Forward, Depth Problem?

Im working with my deferred engine in XNA 4.0 and Im combining it with a forwardpipeline to support semi-transparency and other "forward only" effects. Let me describe what I do: Render GBuffer ...
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Why would typeof(T) kill performance?

TLDR: using typeof(T) twice; assigning the value to a variable and reusing that = uber fast (30FPS), actually calling typeof(T) twice = derped (5FPS). Why? I have a simple entity/component system; ...
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Lights shining through walls

I'm currently having a problem with lights in Unity. They shine through walls for some reason. Point, directional, etc. If a light is next to a wall on one side, you can see it on the floor on the ...
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Unity3d generating a file in iOS and saving it on a linux machine

I've done a little research and don't know if the following is possible. At the moment I have created a small application in Unity that generates an XML file. This file will be used to help set up ...
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Ingame menu is not working correctly [closed]

The ingame menu opens when the player presses Escape during the main game. If the player presses Y in the ingame menu, the game switches to the main menu. Up to here, everything works. But: On the ...
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If I have a character on the screen, how do I make it look in the direction my mouse is pointing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set sprite to face direction of mouse I'm drawing a character on the screen, and I would like it so that the character is looking where my mouse is pointing. It's a ...
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Get collision details from Rectangle.Intersects()

I have a Breakout game in which, at some point, I detect the collision between the ball and the paddle with something like this: // Ball class rectangle.Intersects(paddle.Rectangle); Is there any ...
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Interpolating between two networked states?

I have many entities on the client side that are simulated (their velocities are added to their positions on a per frame basis) and I let them dead reckon themselves. They send updates about where ...
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Can't detect collision properly using Rectangle.Intersects() [closed]

I'm using a single sprite sheet image as the main texture for my breakout game. The image is this: My code is a little confusing, since I'm creating two elements from the same Texture using a ...
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Writing to XML issue Unity3D C#

I'm trying to create a tool using Unity to generate an XML file for use in another project. Now, please, before someone suggests I do it in something, the reason I am using Unity is that it allows me ...
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Using XNA for a 2D isometric game, but wanna move on

I've been building a 2D isometric game (with learning purposes) in C# using XNA. I found it's really easy to manage sprite sheets loading, collision, basic physics and such with the XNA api. The ...
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How can I implement collision detection for these tiles?

I am wondering how this would be possible, if at all. In the image below: The light brows tiles are ground, while the dark brown is background, so the player can pass over those tiles. Here's the ...
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Why can't I compare two Texture2D's?

I am trying to use an accessor, as it seems to me that that is the only way to accomplish what I want to do. Here is my code: Game1.cs public class GroundTexture { private Texture2D dirt; ...
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How do I make a more or less realistic water surface?

I want to make a similar water surface like in this picture: I need the water surface in the same view than in the picture. Is it possible to work without shaders? I want to develop a little game ...
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Speed up content loading

I am using WinForms Sample downloaded from microsoft website. The problem is, that the model loading time is quite long, using: contentBuilder.Add(ModelPath, ModelName, null, "ModelProcessor"); ...
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Keeping the meshes “thickness” the same when scaling an object

I've been bashing my head for the past couple of weeks trying to find a way to help me accomplish, on first look very easy task. So, I got this one object currently made out of 5 cuboids (2 sides, 1 ...
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How stoper one annimation model on XNA?

I do not understand how to pause an animation of XNA. I can "Start" the animation of my model but not stop it. I use SkinningSample_4_0 sample dll Here is my code to use. Here is my code to use. ...
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Points around a circumference C#

Im trying to get a list of vectors that go around a circle, but i keep getting the circle to go around several times. I want one circel and the dots to be placed along its circumference. I want the ...
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XNA: Runtime differences in ClickOnce install versus development version

I have a game written in XNA, and I use ClickOnce installers to distribute the game to testers. I keep once computer as a test machine which does NOT have development environments installed, so that ...
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How do I make something visible only when I'm looking at it?

So I'm making a basic 2D game in C# XNA. I want it so wherever my character is facing there is a cone of light and only that part of the level is visible while the right of the screen is dark. Please ...
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C#/XNA get hardware mouse position

I'm using C# and trying to get hardware mouse position. First thing I tryed was simple XNA functionality that is simple to use Vector2 position = new Vector2(Mouse.GetState().X, Mouse.GetState().Y); ...
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XNA Moddable Game - Architecture Design and Reflection

I've decided to embark on an XNA moddable game project of a simple rogue style. For all purposes of this question, I'm going to not be using a scripting engine, but rather allow modders to directly ...
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XNA running slow when making a texture

I'm using XNA to test an image analysis algorithm for a robot. I made a simple 3D world that has a grass, a robot, and white lines (that are represent the course). The image analysis algorithm is a ...
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Error when using Environment.SpecialFolder.Desktop

I'm trying to get the current location of the Desktop so that I can automate a few things in my game. The current problem though is that following line doesn't work after I publish but it works in ...
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Problem rendering VBO [closed]

I'm developing a game engine using OpenTK. I'm trying to get to grips with the use of VBO's. I've run into some trouble because somehow it doesn't render correctly. Thus far I've used immediate mode ...
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Why does CameraZ=0 result in no render?

I am trying to draw simple model, but I am experiencing strange error. When I use this View matrix: Matrix.CreateLookAt(new Vector3(0, 200, 1), new Vector3(0, 0, 0), Vector3.Up); my model is drawn ...