Game worlds are viewed from a camera, which is the viewpoint from which the game world is observed from.

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TiledMap not drawing completely [closed]

While attempting to constrain camera scrolling to within the TiledMap I discovered that it seems the renderer for the map is not drawing the entire map. The map is 1600x960px so one would assume the ...
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Change players state and controls in-game

I'm using Unity 3D Let's say the player is an ice cube. You control it like a normal player. On press of a button, ice transforms (with animation) into water. You control it completely different than ...
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Background Sprite Setting

For my 2d game, I want to set background image. So that I am using multiple background images for that purpose. But it can't set correctly on screen that illustrated in following image. Also for ...
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Free Look Camera Like Arma 2 while pressing ALT [closed]

I'm trying to create a simple script that give me the possibility to rotate the camera while pressing a key. So, in a pseudo-code way, how I can intercept the Input event and limit the player's ...
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Incomplete mesh using DrawIndexedPrimitives after rotating mesh

Through help on this site I was able to draw the triangles of an unrotated, nonscaled nontransformed mesh created in Blender and exported to OBJ, accurately imported through Assimp and rendered in XNA ...
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Strange quaternion camera streching in WebGL

So after a lot of researching about quaternions I almost got the quaternion camera working. Almost, cause it rotates in a proper way only in a vertical axis. Other rotations stretches and deforms the ...
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First person camera world matrix issue (in THREE.js and webGL)

I'm trying to create a Portal-like effect in webGL using THREE.js. I have two scenes connected by a pair of portals. The view of the 2nd scene in rendered inside the 1st portal using stencils and ...
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How to get plane rotation by known normal vector

I have a FPP quaternion Camera and Plane with known normal vector. I want to find the orientation of this Plane so I can replace it to the Camera orientation to put the camera forward vector to a ...
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How to clamp player movement correctly?

I have a 2D space shooter game. I looked up some questions from unity community and came across this solution. Below is the code for my player's movement: //horizontal <- || -horizontal -> ...
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What are the correct angles in the Top-down perspective?

In the following picture it says that in the Top-down perspective the angles are 90°, but if it would be 90° then you shouldn't see the front of the building and the roof at the same time... So what ...
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moving first person camera with the mouse on right click

I am new to game development and I am trying to get the game input working. I have successfully got all the movement keys for walking/running/looking around working; however, I am having a terrible ...
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XNA 2D Camera, zoom into player

My 2D camera follows the character fine without any zooming. However, when I tried adding a zoom feature using the Matrix.CreateScale(), the camera no longer follows the character properly. public ...
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OpenGL camera moves faster than player

I have a side scroller game made in OpenGL, and I'm trying to center the player in the viewport when he moves. I know how to do it: cameraX = Width / 2 / TileSize - playerPosX cameraY = Height / 2 / ...
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Obtain rectangle indicating 2D world space camera can see

I have a 2D tile based game in XNA, with a moveable camera that can scroll around and zoom. I'm trying to obtain a rectangle which indicates the area, in world space, that my camera is looking at, so ...
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OpenGL camera translate and rotate on cameras local axis

How can I make rotation and translation on a local camera axis in OpenGL? I want to make camera like "aeroplane" camera with a pitch yaw and roll. I want to have good explanation on everything! Can ...
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XNA Zoom in/out on model instead of scaling the model

I'm trying to implement zoom in/out functionality into my game. I can change the cameraDistance value with the Z and X keys. Instead of zooming, it looks like the model is scaled smaller or larger ...
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XNA Arcball and moving model - the model is altered instead of the camera

I'm trying to implement an arcball type camera, I've got all controls working very nicely. I can rotate the X/Y axis with my mouse and zoom in and out with the Z/X keys. The problem is, that the ...
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Orbiting a camera around the Y axis whilst remaining up

I've been having difficulty with a problem which I thought was going to be a simple solution. I have a camera facing downwards on a character. The can camera be lowered and when it's lowered it ...
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Android OpenGLES 2 ray picking, resulting coordinate jumpy in certain spots?

I am trying to implement object picking based on touch coordinates via an intersecting ray test. I am having trouble finding information on converting the touch coordinates to the coordinate system ...
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Moving camera along generated terrain?

I'm generating my terrain on the GPU, using diamond square subdivision (no height map involved). How can I anchor the camera's position to always be on top of the generated terrain? Thanks
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Min. Distance for Spotlights in Ogre3d?

I have a simple scene with only one empty box. Within that box I have the camera attached to a scene node, which the user can move (translate/rotate). Additionally a spotlight is attached to the ...
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How do I create a camera for a strategy game?

How do I make a camera for a strategy game? Think something in the style of Warcraft 3, so you can lower the camera angel and view the world in a somewhat 3D format. Do I need to have some coordinate ...
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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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Making a Camera look at a target Vector

I have a camera that works as long as its stationary. Now I'm trying to create a child class of that camera class that will look at its target. The new addition to the class is a method called ...
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Limit the amount a camera can pitch

I'm having problems trying to limit the range my camera can pitch. Currently my camera can pitch around a model without restriction, but having a hard time trying to find the value of the ...
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Camera changes view when controller connected

I have a weird situation. I have a model set to 0 for X,Y and Z. My camera's position is set to: 0 (X-value, but updates when the model moves around) the model's height + 20f (about the same level ...
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Java Slick2d - Mouse picking how to take into account camera

When I move it it obviously changes the viewport so my mouse picking is off. My camera is just a float x and y and I use g.translate(-cam.cameraX+400, -cam.cameraY+300); to translate the graphics. I ...
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World Location issues with camera and particle

I have a bit of a strange question, I am adapting the existing code base including the tile engine as per the book: XNA 4.0 Game Development by example by Kurt Jaegers, particularly the aspect that I ...
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Unity3D 3.5 pro - Moving the camera vs setting draw distance

I move the camera mostly via right-click + WASD, sometimes with [shift] if I want it to move faster. Occasionally, instead of moving my camera, it alters the draw distance / FOV / some visual aspect ...
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How to move the camera in XNA only after few moments?

I made the camera position 10 units from an object, but not behind it. I dont want the camera position behind the object right away when it rotates, I want that when I will rotate the object, the ...
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UDK: Sidescrolling Camera not working [closed]

I tried the sidescrolling camera from epic website but there are some warnings. When parsing the scripts and also the eidot says when running the pie mode and all I get is: Engine.GameMessage.Failed ...
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3D Camera control in DCC

I'm trying to build a simple world editor and I would like to implement a camera similar to what's used in 3ds Max, Maya or even Unity. From what I can figure out from Unity, the panning behavior ...
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How do I open the camera in a CCScene node in a Cocos2D application?

I am new to Cocos2D and I can't find the way to open the camera from the library. I want to open the camera in the my game, can any one help me with with this? Thank you in advance.
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OpenGL Arc-Ball Camera Yaw Pitch GLM::Rotate

I'm currently working on a small Voxel-Editor Project. In the editor, I plan on using an Arc-Ball camera which rotate around the model. My camera is currently working but in an odd way. I can't seem ...
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Implementing multiple cameras for multiple objects

Now, I have a Camera, and whenever I need to render elements I call the render function on the element and pass a camera to it like this: elem.render(camera); // Renders only elem, using camera ...
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Projection type/camera angle in Alien Soldier

I am trying to build a 2D game similar to Alien Soldier from oldies (Sega Genesis). The problem I am having is with assets. What kind of projection/camera angle does the Alien Soldier use for it's ...
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How can I create a camera that follows the player in javascript

I have a javascript game where I use a tile grid somewhat like this: var tiles = [ [0, 0, 0], [0, 1, 0], [0, 0, 1] ]; That was just an example. My problem is I want a camera to follow the player and ...
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LibGDX: how to implement 2 cameras in a unique stage

I am quite new to LibGDX. I am trying to make a game, where the character is an Actor, and it's controlled by a Touchpad(included in the main Stage as an Actor too). My problem is that I am trying to ...
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Make Camera Bounds

I'm new here and I have a question. (Help me Google Translate). At first I make camera from this video. First video First script (CameraController) using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; ...
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How to use camera in unity engine?

i'm new to game development, and i want to learn more about camera programming in unity. I am good in C#, so scripting is not my weak point. I dont really know how to start. Could you please refer ...
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Blueprint For Switching Between Cameras In The Unreal Engine

So basically I have a scene in the Unreal Engine which has multiple cameras within it, the cameras are intentionally static as the application should behave more like a viewing gallery than a game. As ...
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Drawing objects in view of camera only in XNA/MonoGame

I am working on a Tower defense style game on mobile that uses a tile map and I am trying to determine the best way to draw overlays of those tiles. In my game, I go into build mode to build towers. ...
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LibGDX: open android camera

I need help, I can't find a solution to open camera device in my libgdx app. I'm developing it only in Android for now but I have this issue. I need only to open the preview view, no snap picture o ...
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Unity Animated Player Character Rotation Glitch

I was wondering if anyone experienced this issue in Unity with Mecanim-animated characters ... I have an animated player character with a third-person camera control (Game Camera from the asset ...
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What is pokemon-like game's view called? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a game with a top down view, but angled, like pokemon, zenonia, zelda(I think), and most rpgs(specially the ones made with rpg maker). But I don't know what is this view called so ...
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LibGDX: Content appears stretched although I'm using a ScreenViewport

I just fixed another issue regarding the scaling inside a ScreenViewport. And yet another problem arises: If I'm understanding the wiki correctly, a ScreenViewport does not scale or stretch the ...
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Camera rotation in maze game depending of accelerometer

I'm still newbie in Unity 3D... I'm trying to develop simple maze game. I want to roll my ball through maze, but I have to rotate camera left or right, otherwise the player can't see what's behind ...
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camera or position issue when render sphere with cocos2d-x 3.7

See code below bool HelloWorld::init() { [....] auto size = Director::getInstance()->getWinSize(); // setup camera auto camera = Camera::createPerspective(30, ...
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How to set up the camera for a PS Vita game?

I am starting my first project for Unity and I want to start a new game for PS Vita. This console has a resolution of 960x544 pixels. How do I have to set up my camera so that it adapts to this ...
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Pygame Scrolling Camera bug

I asked a question the other day about how to implement a scrolling camera. I got a great answer which helped me achieve that... but in doing so I have lost basically all collision detection. ...