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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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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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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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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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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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how to move the camera behind a model with the same angle? in XNA

I'm having difficulty moving my camera behind an object in a 3D world. I'd like to have two view modes: for fps (first person). external view behind the character (third person). I've searched the ...
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Scripting for a C#, multiplayer game

I have a multiplayer game written in C# and we've recently been creating a lot of content but have been looking for a way to give our entities customization logic that the designers can hook into. I ...
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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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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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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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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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Snake Game Help [closed]

I am making a snake game and learning XNA at the same time. I have 3 classes : Game.cs, Snake.cs and Apple.cs My problem is more of a conceptual problem, I want to know which class is really ...
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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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XNA 4.0: 2D Camera Y and X are going in wrong direction

I asked this question on stackoverflow but assumed this might be a better area to ask it as well for a more informed answer. My problem is that I am trying to create a camera class and have it so ...
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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 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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How can I stop my Jitter physics meshes being offset? [closed]

I'm developing a C# game engine and have hit a snag trying to add physics. I'm using XNA for graphics and Jitter for physics. I am trying to split the XNA model into it's meshes, then create a ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I make a jumping dolphin rotate realistically?

I want to program a dolphin that jumps and rotates like a real dolphin. Jumping is not the problem, but I don't know how to make the rotation. At the moment, my dolphin rotates a little weird. But I ...
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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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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 ...
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Setting a leader from a sprite array [closed]

I'm looking to set a leader from an array of sprites, I keep on getting a NullReferenceException was unhandled error from within my main game class when calling the UpdateMouse Method. What have I ...
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Unity3d import file on iOS device

im trying to figure out how to recall an external file in runtime on iOS device. I've already tried using Application.data+"/Raw/MY_FILE", with Application.streamingAssetsPath+"/MY_FILE", and with ...
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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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Can't load model using ContentTypeReader

I'm writing a game where I want to use ContentTypeReader. While loading my model like this: terrain = Content.Load<Model>("Text/terrain"); I get following error: Error loading ...
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UnityEngine.Vector2 does not contian a definition for “Set”… using futile

I am a bit lost, I am using futile and I am just trying to run the demo. But I keep getting UnityEngine.Vector2 does not contian a definition for "Set" in just one class, my using statments are: ...
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Difficulties with rotation of a sprite [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a jumping dolphin rotate realistically? I want to program a dolphin that jumps and rotates like a real dolphin. Jumping is not the problem, but I don't ...
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c# scripting execution with xna (actions take more than 1 frame)

I'm trying to figure out how to implement c# scripting into my game (XNA with C#). I will be using C# as the scripting language. My question is, how to call functions that take more than 1 frame to ...
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Can I develop 2D tower defense game with unit3D in C# for Android? [closed]

I tried to find the answer in unity3d site but without success. If the answer to my question is yes, does anyone know where I can find an example?
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How to implement smooth flocking

I'm working on a simple survival game, avoid the big guy and chase the the small guys to stay alive for as long as possible. I have taken the chase and evade example from MSDN create and drawn 20 ...
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Displaying total playing seconds at end of game

Creating a simple survival game. When the player has been caught I want to display the amount of seconds that they survived for. How do I go about this?
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Calculating Hit Accuracy score in a game

I'm currently in the process of making a scoreboard for my game. One of things I would like to display is the players accuracy in the amount of hits they had in game. However, I have never done this ...
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Blending textures together, texture fade over / fade in

What is the best way to render a texture overlapping effect? Like in this example: I want either the grass to fade in to the snow texture, or the other way around. No rough edges. Somehow make ...
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How can I get the palette of an 8-bit surface in SDL.NET/Tao.SDL?

I'm looking to get the palette of an 8-bit surface in SDL.NET if possible, or (more than likely) using Tao.SDL. This is because I want to do palette swapping with the palette directly, instead of ...
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Set vertex position

Can anyone tell me how to set the positions of model vertices? I want to be able to change the position of some of the vertices of a Model. Is there any way to make that happen? And make the changed ...
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XNA development tutorials

Can anybody guide me about where can I get the basic starter tutorials for developing using XNA framework?
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Efficient Algorithm for Recording gameplay's objects positions

So, I have a game idea in mind, and for that I need to record the game around the player. I'me not talking about recording it as video, but rather recording the scene objects, and their positions ...
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XNA shield effect with a Primative sphere problem

I'm having issue with a shield effect i'm trying to develop. I want to do a shield effect that surrounds part of a model like this: http://i.imgur.com/jPvrf.png I currently got this: ...