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What makes Minecraft so CPU intensive, and what could be done to improve it?

Recently I've been searching for VPSes that allow Minecraft servers to be hosted, and surprisingly very few do. Most allow for games - but Minecraft in specific is disallowed by many. Now it's fairly ...
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Drawing text with Slick

I've been trying to draw a text to the display using Slick. However, when ever I draw the TrueTypeFont to the screen, it draws it reversed upside down and also, it makes the whole display turn black. ...
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Info about java applet (validity and performance) for develop a game [on hold]

I program in C++ and Java, and i know the basic structure on how java applet works (i've made one for educational purpose, only awt btw). As hobby i want to try to develop a game, but i don't know ...
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opengl camera scrolling too fast

Im using the code from this tutorial but in java and lwjgl http://lazyfoo.net/tutorials/OpenGL/04_scrolling_and_the_matrix_stack/index.php . The problem is i want the player to click and drag around ...
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How to implement a GUI in a JPanel

I have a game that I am programming in Java from scratch for fun. And I have run into the problem where I want an Inventory system to pop up when you press the 'I' button or something (i know how to ...
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How to Move Image Based on Rotation Java Slick2D?

I am trying to rotate image based on rotation. I am unable to do so. Here is my code Vector2f direction = new Vector2f((float)Math.cos(Math.abs(imgIcon.getRotation()) - anglecorrection), ...
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render map with objects in slick2d [on hold]

I have a problem when rendering a map with a layer of objects in slick2d. I have a map with two layers of patterns that render in slick2D Tiled, but once you add a layer of objects, the map fails to ...
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Eclipse import Gradle project download takes forever [on hold]

I tried to generate a project with libGDX and then import it into Eclipse but it takes more than 5 hours on downloading dependencies, however, it works fine from the command line but not Eclipse or ...
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Detect which direction an object collides with another

so I am trying to implement a collision detection system. I'm only using rectangles, so it's not too complicated. My collision detection currently does detect if the 'player' object intersects the ...
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Libgdx Music error QCMediaPlayer mediaplayer NOT present

Problem solved with music = Gdx.audio.newMusic(Gdx.files.internal("song.mp3")); I am looking for music implementation in my app with LibGDX. I saw the guide provided in LibGDX documentation but it ...
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Load a simple text file through asset manager in libgdx

It's easy to load a simple text file from the internal: Gdx.files.internal("data/colors.txt"); But I currently use an AssetManager to load assets that are defined in an array of ...
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Endless Running Game - Changing Lane Function in JAVA

I am developing a kind of vertical endless running game, where the character has 4 possible lanes to be in. I am using libGDX and want the character to change lanes by adding a horizontal velocity to ...
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BitmapFont - where is getBounds method in new 1.6 libGDX

I download newest libgdx version 1.6 and i cant solve problem with center my BitmapFont text. Earlier in version 1.54 i used getBounds() method to find out width of text. Share your solutions, thanks ...
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Tilesets - how to make the pink color appear transparent

recently I searched for some free to use Tilesets on the internet. And wherever I found a sheet of sprites there is this pink color in the background. i know that all the spots having that color ...
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Java - Load new classes from a folder automatically at startup

I want to make my game-coding very flexible; so I wanted to make the game automatically load new Mobs from a folder named "mobs". This must be only at startup; not while it's already running. I just ...
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How to implement something as shown in the picture [closed]

I am trying to make a game using libgdx framework problem: Initially screen is blank,then blue ball enters the screen from top, when blue ball reaches middle red ball enters,when blue ball reaches ...
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libGDX: Linking 3D scene from 2D screen

Using libGDX I have created a few 2D screens, such as a splash screen and a main menu, and also created a 3D scene which I want to be able to load when clicking a button on the main menu. I know how ...
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Login handler for server logic in Poker

I am developing the server side of a multiplayers Poker game. My server has zone/room architecture. If users want to enter a zone, they have to submit login information to server. After receiving that ...
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LibGDX and Sound Priorities

According to a post I found, the setPriority of a Sound in LibGDX is not only a hint, but does nothing on desktop, and I can confirm this. I really need priorities for sounds in my desktop game. The ...
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How to read a custom map format [closed]

I am trying to create a custom map format for my own little 2D RPG, so my question is rather how do I manage reading and creating a custom map format properly and flexible. First off, I am writing my ...
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Java libgdx get clicked square without iter

I would like to detect which square is clicked without iterating over all elements! i don't want to do this anymore for all elements. if( x >= this.getAnchorX()-HalfWidth && x <= ...
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Drawing fonts with LWJGL3 with OpenGL

I'm very sorry if this question has already been answered, but since I've been struggling with this for many days I thought I'd give it a shot here. My goal is to somehow render some text on the ...
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Java 2D Game Hitbox Detection & Rounded Corners

I am working on a simple 2D game with Java, swing and no framework. I have a rectangular player that the user can move around. On the map are few obstacles which the player should not be able to go ...
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JBullet - Object is colliding at the wrong location!

I'm trying to make archers walk on my ship. I create the ship mesh like this: { Model mesh = null; try { mesh = OBJLoader.loadModel(new File("res/ship.obj")); } ...
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How to zoom and scroll in libGdx?

I am trying to both A.) Pinch zoom my game scene and B.) Move (scroll) my game scene but I have not found many examples. I learn more by examples than by reading API documentation (although I am ...
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Libgdx Actor touch undetected

I am looking for detect touch in an actor. The touch in my game is detected in wrong part of the screen. I want to detect touch only on the red circle, here is the code: Static_values public class ...
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How to map texture to shape in Slick 2D

I need to map texture to shape. Texture: This is a example of shapes I need to map texture to: Notice that each piece in mesh has exactly 4 point to map texture. Logic is pretty straight ...
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Rotating a swinging sword in LWJGL gives wierd results

I'm making a 2d top down game in Java using LWJGL(OpenGL, essentially). I recently tried adding a swinging sword mechanism. My coordinate system is set to the bottom left FOR ALL objects. The rotation ...
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LibGDX's HTML project doesn't show anything in Browser

The question is self explanatory, when I run my demo-html project as a Web Application and I open Chrome with the provided link by eclipse, my browser doesn't show the image it is supposed to show in ...
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LibGdx - How can I correctly handle tile transitions / connected textures?

So I am making a tiled game and I need to connect textures correctly based on whats next to it. With tiles that had connection really close to the edge of the tile I could just use the 4 bit meathod ...
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How to draw square composed of four triangles ? ( libgdx )

I've a case in which I need to draw square composed of four triangles like in the photo bellow : The triangles parameters are stored in the JDBC , I know how to draw shapes in Lbgdx but this kind ...
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Resultant Vector Of Circle Line Collision

For my game I need to have a circle collide against a wall and bounce off in the appropriate direction. I've looked around for a while and haven't found a good solution to my problem. I have a diagram ...
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Entitiy spawn on Button press

I'm trying to create a little 2D-Zombie-Shoot game. I'm pretty much at the beginning of programming. At least, I can create a player that is moving with arrow keys and stuff. My question is: How do I ...
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How do I manually create a .atlas file?

I am trying to learn Andengine, and it seems it does not support sprites in any other way other thab a Texture Atlas. I am using the Android AIDE app and importing the older Andengine .JAR because I ...
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Making an organized rendering class [closed]

I'm using LWJGL (opeengl wrapper for Java) and Don't know how to make a renderer class for OpenGL. So In Immediate mode rendering I'd do a method like this to draw quadralaterals. public static void ...
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Life Counter in Greenfoot caught “Incompatible Types” exception

I need to make a life counter so that when my Actor get hit by an Enemy, his life will be decreased by 1. I put this method in my Actor class: private void decreaseLife() { Actor enemy = ...
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Should UI be part of the game-loop?

I can't really find a good answer to this anywhere, I have never worked on games in a proffessional environment and I am wondering; Do these games render their UI in the main game-loop? That is, do ...
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How to get GestureDetector to work?(Problem with GestureDetector class)

I am trying to write simple program which would get input from user by swiping in four capital directions. I'm extending GestureDetector.java from libGDX and overriding fling method, but no matter ...
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LIBGdx - Kryonet with an InetSocketAdresse

I'm trying to implement Kryonet in my game and i'm facing some trouble. Using the source from the code i develop my server like that : try { this.server = new Server(); ...
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How would I create classes for each map tile instead of using a tmx? LibGdx

I am making a top down style game using LibGdx that I want to be randomly generated each new game load. I already have the algorithm to generate the array for what tile should be what. But i'm ...
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Should I handle mobile collision from the mob or projectile? [duplicate]

I have a fast tile collision setup and quadtrees for collision between mobile entities. I have been back and forth in my other games for if I handle projectile-mob collisions in player or mob ...
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Java libgdx Game Screens and rendering tile map [closed]

I'm working on a 2D tiled game with Java and libGDX. I'm having problems implementing gamescreens. I'm trying to set the screen to gameScreen and start rendering tiles, but I'm getting a nullpointer ...
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Sprite animation in Java? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked many times but none of the answers were very clear to me. I'm working on a small Java RPG, and so far I can control a character (drawn onscreen with a .PNG sprite) ...
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Errors with draw two images

I want to draw two images, but java create only one, please help. public class Game{ public static void main(String[] args){ JFrame frame = new JFrame(); Player player = new Player(); ...
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How to make object to stop moving

I'am making the game in Java, and I'am make the object, and she move, but i don't know how to make it stop. public class Player extends JPanel implements ActionListener, KeyListener{ // Varibles ...
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LWJGL Using .setIntialBackground and Drawing Textures?

I have been trying to create a game with LWJGL, however I have recently discovered that changing the background color using Display.setInitialBackground() with glClear and trying to draw a texture at ...
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libGDX interface cannot be applied error

I would like to use interfaces in libGDX. I get an error in AndroidLauncher before compile. It says for this line: initialize(new MyGdxGame(actionResolverAndroid), config); .... cannot be ...
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Implementing Spine animations in Libgdx

I've been searching a lot for a guide on how to implement 2D animations exported from Spine to Libgdx, but all I could find was outdated tutorials and source codes. I can handle basic Libgdx but Spine ...
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AI for Shogi, dealing with high branching factor due to drop rule [closed]

I'm writing a Shogi program with a computer player in Java from scratch as my undergradute dissertation project. Due to the drop rule, when the computer player captures a few pieces, the branching ...
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Store a Unity map on server-side

For a 3d Hack'n'Slash game I am currently using Unity as client and Java wit OGserver (Netty with some game-related features) as Server. I am on the map part of the development, actually I just have ...