cocos2d-x is a cross plaform port of cocos2d-iphone using C++. It supports iOS, Mac, Android, Samsung Bada, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Windows and Linux. It has built-in bindings for Lua and Javascript.

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How to find collision detection side between two objects?

I am using box2D and I have two objects, one is bouncy ball and the other one is block. I'd like to find which side of the block is collided with, so I can only make the ball bounce when it hits the ...
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Best logic to create and drop new gems in a Match-3 game

In a simple match-3 game, with a square gems matrix creating and dropping new gems is fairly simple: when needed I generate those gems above the matrix and then I make them fall into the main matrix ...
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How can I obtain information about the GPU in Cocos2d-x?

I'm trying to obtain information about the GPU that is running the game in order to use the correct texture compression for that GPU: std::string GPUInfo::getTC() { std::string TC; cocos2d::...
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having problem with preloading plist file in Cocos2d-x

I am using Cocos2d-x engine with 3.2 version. In my splash screen i am prefeching plist by below line SpriteFrameCache::getInstance()->addSpriteFramesWithFile("ui.plist"); Now inside game when ...
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Project location to perspective fake 3D view

I am trying to implement a perspective view in a 2D soccer game, such like Nintendo World Cup. In this case, the soccer pitch will look like a isosceles trapezoid, but not a rectangle in real. Here ...
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CCMoveBy values on update()

This is my problem: I have a scheduled update, here I track the movements of my objects (sprites), I move them with CCMoveBy, and I need to constantly update the zOrder. For setting the zOrder I've ...
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How to switch sprite animations in cocos2d-x?

I have a "GameCharacter" class where I have a sprite for my main character in the game, I loaded the frames and animations correctly. I can switch between animations with single touches or swiping ...
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Coordinate and positioning problem on iOS with cocos2d-x

I'm using cocos2d-x alongside with Marmalade and running some tests and tutorials before starting an actual project with them. So far things are working reasonably well on the windows simulator, ...
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Rotate Box Sprite With Circle Body

I want to rotate my rectangular sprite with circle body. The problem is the body doest not attached to the centre of the sprite. This was the default behaviour of the body and sprite. But I want that ...
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Why doesn't MoveBy work in this example?

I'd like to run an action on a sprite using the MoveBy action. After lots of attempts, I can't achieve the goal... I have issues with the MoveBy in 2 different projects, so maybe I'm missing something ...
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Problem using ccTouchesEnded/ccTouchesBegan to move sprite in cocos2d-x?

I'm using ccTouchesBegan/ccTouchesEnded to move sprite from one point to another but I'm having problem, if i give two or more consecutive inputs one by one while sprite is moving(runAction is being ...
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Shooting Projectiles

I am using cocos2D-x and am trying to achieve the effect of enemies going past and shooting projectiles at the player who is moving around the screen. I am using the code below, which is based on this ...
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How to import Cocos2d-x in codeblocks ide?

Is it possible to import cocos2d-x in codeblocks just as in xcode ?? How can I do that ? I use ubuntu. It is not possible to use xcode in ubuntu. Cocos2dx is in c++. How can I use codeblocks for game ...
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How to make TMXTiledMap responsive?

I've been struggling with Cocos2d-x (C++) and finally I got to the point I feel more or less comfortable with that. My game is a 2D car-based one, with a straight infinite map where I've finally been ...
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Playing a sprite sheet animation in Cocos2D-x

I'm trying to create an animation using a sprite sheet in Cocos2D-x. I'm doing the following. The game doesn't crash but the screen is still blank. bool HelloWorld::init() { //////////////////////...
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cocos2d-x “immediate mode”?

I have some c++ game code that draws the game state on each game-loop cycle in "immediate mode". By that I mean that the game code does not add the sprites to be drawn to any sort of "scene graph" or ...
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Cocos2d/Cocos2d-x Attaching an arrow (sprite) to another body sprite (person)

I am trying to set up a simple bow and arrow game. When the arrow hits the enemy body, the arrow's body is deleted and the arrow sprite continues to update, keeping the position correct in relation to ...
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Box2d - Attaching a fired arrow to a moving enemy

I am firing an arrow from the player to moving enemies. When the arrow hits the enemy, I want it to attach exactly where it hit and cause the enemy (a square) to tumble to the ground. Excluding the ...
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How can I list files in a folder from JavaScript in cocos2d-x?

I need to list all the files in the res folder from a JavaScript script in cocos2d-x. What would be the most efficient way to do this? To keep compatibility with Cocos2d-html5 a JavaScript-only ...
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Limiting the speed of a dragged sprite in Cocos2dx

I am trying to drag a row of sprites using ccTouchesMoved. By that I mean that there is a row of sprites (they are colored squares) lined up next to each other and if I grab one with a touch the rest ...
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Is it a good idea to use box2d to control sprite movement in a 2D game?

I'm trying to use Box2D to control sprite movement.Some burning issues are these: 1.When I trying to move the sprite on a slope or a lean barrier. The sprite will move off the slope which is not what ...
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how to re-use a sprite in cocos2d-x

some times it takes time to create the sprite structures in the scene, I might need to setup structures inside this sprite to meet requirement, thus I would hope to reuse such structures with the game ...
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Debug Render In Cocos2d Android

I want to implement debug render for cocos2d android.So I can view how bodies are created. Right now I use gdx.jar file for box2d and load that jar file following way. static { System....
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cocos2d-x v2.1 CCSpeed, CCRepeatForever, and CCAnimation jerky at high speed

I worked to port Tim Roadley's cocos2d-iphone example from (Box2D Driven Cocos2D Animation) to cocos2d-x to learn cocos2d-x for a project. It is all relatively simple to do, but I am suffering from ...
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CCUserDefault, iOS/Android and game updates

My game uses cocos2d-x and will be published on iOS platform first, later on Android. I save a lot of things with CCUserDefault (scores, which level was completed, number of coins taken, etc...). But ...
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How to swallow touches on CCMenu while sliding?

I'm creating a sliding menu for my game something like angry birds level selection but I'm having problem with buttons. If I accidentally touch any of the buttons while swiping the level starts to ...
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Android Cocos2DX using C++ in Eclipse Helios Windows XP

I have used Eclipse Helios 3.6.1 for Java development. I wanted to start C++ development in the same IDE so I installed Autotools Support For CDT, C/C++ Development Tools, C/C++ Library API ...
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Simple way to post score from my game to Facebook and Twitter?

What's the best and simple way to post score from my game to Facebook and Twitter with store link in cocos2d-x?
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New way of integrating Openfeint in Cocos2d-x 0.12.0

I am trying to implement OpenFeint for Android in my cocos2d-x project. My approach so far has been creating a button that calls a static java method in class Bridge using jnihelper functions (...
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Cocos2dx v3 Problem with moving Sprite on tilemap after it was scrolled up

I have a problem I can't solve so far. I have a scene with tile map on it. And there is a Sprite spawnpoint on map. This Sprite should do MoveTo() action to the point where TouchEnded(). It all works ...
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Cocos2d How do I transition to a scene

So I have mainScene and I have LogoScene, I am wondering If i can make logoscene show a logo, then transition to mainscene. here is what i have import org.cocos2d.layers.CCLayer; import org....
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Cocos2dx Windows Phone 8.1: Seperate Characters in RTL Label

I use below code to show a text : auto label = Label::createWithSystemFont("سلام و خداحافظ", "BTitrBold", 24); ( RTL text like Persian, Arabic and Hebrew) This code works fine in both **Android** ...
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Can I use sdl_net2.0 with cocos2d-x? [closed]

Can I use sdl_net2.0 lib with cocos2d-x? And how it cconects to each other. Or analog lib to use?
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What is CC_Time in cocos2dx?

I was following this tutorial to understand using custom shaders : http://www.cocos2d-x.org/wiki/User_Tutorial-Realistic_looking_animated_real-time_clouds I understand that CC_Time is Cocos2d-x built-...
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Black bar in beetween the image when Background move infinite

I'm trying to scroll my background forever and so I'm using the background image twice. When the first one goes off screen, it should relocate to the end of the second one. However, there seems to be ...
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Cross-platform game to be wrapped into a native iOS/Android app

I need to build an app like Lumosity (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lumoslabs.lumosity) that is native app and have some game screens. So the question is: Is there a way to build ...
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How to parse HTTP response (JSONdata) in cocos2d-x

I am making a HTTP request to a server and I am getting data from the database. Now I want to parse the JSON data and get the data into variables like this: std::vector<char> * buffer = ...
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cocos2d-x: Cache draw

I'm drawing a circle using DrawNode. Is there a way to cache that drawing into Sprite or put it to SpriteFrameCache for later use? Because drawing the circle again each time might slow the game down.
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Save game on Android keeps disappearing

my company has developed an Android game using Cocos2D-X. Game works quite well except that for some unknown reason, save games keep disappearing. Users report that they play the game for several days,...
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How to add 3D Sprite on tmx file background using Cocos-2dx?

We have been working on sample game, wherein we want to show 3D sprite on .tmx file(background). But 3D sprite is never shown up, though we tried setting tileMap->setGlobalZOrder(-1). Following is ...
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How to build a static version of cocos2d-x and link it to my project

Firstly, I'm using Cocos2d-x v3.6 for Win32 desktop + Visual studio 2013 and C++. When building Cocos2d-x, always it has been built as a dynamic version not a static version as I want. How to ...
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Can you create a PhysicsSprite in Cocos Studio?

I do not see the ability to enable Physics in any way in Cocos Studio, am I missing something or is this a current shortcoming of the application?
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Why current scene in cocos2dx has no children when accessed from outside scene class?

I want to access a sprite in a scene, but I cannot get the running scene from outside the scene class. The scene is created using: Scene* MyScene::createScene() { auto scene = Scene::create(); ...
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How can i get a value from object in tmx file in Cocos2d x 3.x?

I want to set my sprite in x coordinate based on an object in TMX map file, this is my code: tileMap = cocos2d::TMXTiledMap::create("ground.tmx"); ground = tileMap->layerNamed("ground"); this->...
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Cocos2d - Physics bodies randomly loosing Velocity along an axis after impact

This just started occurring and seems to randomly happen during, and between, game sessions. A dynamic moving body collides with a static body and instead of bouncing off looses (almost completely) it'...
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Mobile game: Optimization only working on some devices / Render big texture causes stuttering after level load

I'm currently optimizing the rendering of the background of my mobile game. The background consists basically of many colored dots. Since the background is static I'm able ro render the whole ...
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Cocos2dx+Chipmunk: Fully elastic collision between moving bodies

I'm using Cocos2dx and the built in Chipmunk physics engine, and currently I've got my PhysicsBodys' materials set up with: Density=0 Restitution=1 Friction=0 in order to get fully elastic ...
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How do I use CC_CALLBACK for external classes in Cocos2dx v3.2?

I've been having problems with using 'CC_CALLBACK_#' (i.e. CC_CALLBACK_0, CC_CALLBACK_1). It works alright if I am using it to call a function from the class (Using 'GameScene' class for this example) ...
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Playing Multiple Sound effects isssue in cocos2d-x

Please help if someone faced this issue. I have a sound effect 3sec long which need to be played repeatedly for some time of 10 to 15 secs. Implemented like below: SimpleAudioEngine::sharedEngine()-&...
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Render isometric TMXTilemap with antialiasing method

I'm currently working on a cocos2d-x project that uses isometric tile maps.all the tiles are as small as 64*64 px.So I have to scale the map up a little bit.TMXTilemap is handy but its render method ...