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LWJGL 3, VAO and Shader not rendering

X-post from Stack Overflow because its receiving little attention. I am using LWJGL 3 and Shaders with VAO's. My current implementation does not draw the VAO when using the shaders. However the VAO ...
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Sequential Memory Game, Incrementing Images Showing all at Once not One at a Time

I am making a sequential memory game, each time a user gets the sequence correct an extra image is added to the sequence. The problem I am having is all the images flash at once not one at a time. For ...
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Java OpenGL Perspective matrix not working

I'm trying to render a simple triangle with OpenGL in Java using LWJGL3. Everything is working great, but the projection matrix (perspective) is not working. In C++ I just used to apply the ...
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libGDX's 2D particle editor launching incorrectly

What's going on? Here's my process: I first right-click the referenced library for gdx-tools.jar in Eclipse: I then search for the particle-editor class: It opens successfully, but half of the ...
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Java game check if any of the booleans are true? [on hold]

I have a game where you place blocks. At the moment you can place blocks on blocks I don't want that. In the listen class I do if(canplacetile){ createtile(x,y); } In my main ...
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Is there any case to mix Android UI with LibGDX?

my question is about creating "non-playable" screens in games with the help of native android tools. For example, I have an Android LibGDX game (singleplatform), what should I use to provide start ...
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Client code handling its own generics when returned by an engine

I'm writing a game engine in Java 8, and have prototype client code written in Groovy. New Game objects can be created with a builder which defines everything which fills in the blanks. To simplify ...
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Libgdx - How to change GestureListener pan finger sensibility?

I implemented GestureListener in my Overlap2dStage to pan the camera when the player drags its finger over the screen. But I also have some actors that extend InputAdapter to detect when the user ...
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JBullet move object rigidbody in code?

I am trying to move an object's Transform (of a coded class, these are for the rendering engine), then convert it into a JBullet Transform. After that, I try to apply any movement to the JBullet ...
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Java how to not place a block on top of another block? [on hold]

Hello I have a game where you build ships you place blocks by left clicking your mouse. Everything works great in this game except you can place tiles on top of other tiles and I don't know how to ...
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Minesweeper number placement [on hold]

My professor gave us a project: make a minesweeper clone. However, he said that he will give bonus points for the 3 fastest algorithms for board generation. I'm currently doing the algorithm that ...
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(Java) Trying to animate an arraylist of coins with a (working) animation class

I have a coin class which takes in an integer numOfCoinsand an enum LayoutType, which can be linear or curved. A linear layout displays the coins in a straight line one after the other - we'll work ...
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Shooting game collision detection [on hold]

I am making a space shooting game. I have a player controlled spaceship, enemy spaceship and bullets, and maybe some additional interact-able entities. How should I handle collision detection? Should ...
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Using Box2D in LibGDX, is there a reason a fixture set to be a sensor would only -sometimes- detect a collision?

I am working on a 2D game in LibGDX. Currently, I am testing interactions between a player's weapon and enemies - in particular, a sword and an enemy monster. The player has a hurtbox and the sword ...
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How do I reverse this function?

I'm working on an isometric tile rendering engine and I need to reverse a function I used to translate the Cartesian coordinates into isometric coordinates. I've already written a function for this, ...
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Java Game How to find the x and y for a tile?

Hello I have a java game where you build houses I want to be able to dag my mouse form point a to point b and I want to fill that area with tiles when I release the mouse. What I cant do is get the ...
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Trouble with Raycast Selection using OpenGL

I am currently having trouble with a custom model editor in which I want to implement model selection (eventually featuring face selection to have something like "click-and-drag" to extend the cubes). ...
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How do I show damage to an enemy? [on hold]

I have a Player and an Enemy, both with damage values and health. I am trying to add something that will show how much damage is done to the Enemy with each attack. I want it to show above the Enemy, ...
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Java Slick2D rotating a Shape using transform(Transform.createRotateTransform())

I have spent most of the day trying to debug this tiny piece of code, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I'm making a pong game for the Mini Ludum Dare currently going on. I am programming ...
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SDL/SFML if i have only got experience in java? [closed]

My question is, If i have a reasonable amount of experience in Java, would it be difficult for me to use a library like SDL or SFML. Should I learn more about c/c++ first or should I just jump in ...
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LibGdx Table not firing touch events

I can easily add listeners to the actors within a table, and they will fire events, but if I want an entire to table to have 1 listener and do not care to have differentiated effects depending on ...
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Lwjgl terrain generation [closed]

I am currently making a game and am wondering how one would go about making a terrain generator. Currently I have a mesh class to load all of the vertices and indices into, but how do I generate those ...
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Java how to fill a selected area with tiles [duplicate]

Hello this is my last try at asking this question because my other ones weren't great. I have a game where you build space ships. You can drag the mouse from one point to another and it will draw a ...
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java filling a rectangle with blocks [closed]

Hello I have a game like 2d space engineers where you place blocks to build a space ship I want to be able to drag my mouse from 1 point to another and be drawing rectangle in that area then when the ...
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OpenGL enabled Java game not detected by Fraps

Recently I found out that I could enable OpenGL hardware acceleration in my java game with the line System.setProperty("sun.java2d.opengl", "True"); Initial tests showed a big boost in performance. ...
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Dijkstra Pathfinding in Libgdx, some minor problems

I'm having some problems with my Dijkstra implementation in Libgdx. I understand that there are already AI libraries that can probably do this much simplier but this is a school assignment so i'm ...
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What is the difference between .obj files and Collada files? [on hold]

I am currently making a game in java using LWJGL 2.9 and I am wondering what the difference between the .obj format and .dae format is. Currently I can load .obj files and would like to load .dae ...
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get the closest points [duplicate]

Let's say I have a bunch of points: What is the best way to get a certain amount of closest neighbors. For example I wan't the 8 closest points for point no 57. This without using brute force. O ...
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java grouping blocks together to form one object [closed]

Hello I have a game like 2d space engineers where you place blocks to build a space ship I want to be able to see which blocks are connected to each other and be able to move them all together when I ...
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JNI multidimensional array as return value

I have some C++ code that I wrote to generate voxel terrain and would like to access it in JAVA. you pass it three integers; the seed and the coordinates of the chunk that it is generating ...
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Stack matrix affecting shooting mechanics

I attempted to make a scroller game using parallax scrolling in LWJGL. Everything is fine but I'm having trouble with the matrix stack and the bullets. So basically when I shoot the bullet it moves ...
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OrthographicCamera and viewport not giving expected effect

I recently asked a question about this area that I think was too broad, so I will try a new approach. I have the following code I am experimenting with: batch = new SpriteBatch(); ...
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How can I split up a large model into an octree codewise?

For collision detection, I am attempting to split up a large model into an octree. If we take this black thing thing to be the ship (104,000 vertices): Then I would like to split up the faces I ...
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unity plugin for android (failed to receive dispatch signal error in logcat) [on hold]

i m trying to make a unity plugin for android. The plugin will show the native android dialog box when clicked on a button in unity. But when i click the button an error arises in the catlog and ...
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In a 2D Java Swing game, how would I rotate my camera or map? [on hold]

I am creating a 2D Java game from scratch and would like to know how I would rotate my camera or map. The way my game works is it uses a raster image in which the pixel array is edited by the screen ...
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Running different methods within an object depending on the 'type' of object [migrated]

I'm trying to manage the power-ups in my game. Lets say I have 7 'platforms' in my game and I want to randomly spawn a power-up with a max of 1 per platform (this is a vertically scrolling 'infinite' ...
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Can't perform normal jump after applying revolute joint

I have encountered the following problem: I have two PolygonShapes which I had connected with a RevoluteJoint. The first body is called square the second is called weapon, before connecting the two ...
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java building Game Rotating a tile image [closed]

Hello I have a game where you build spaceships. it is 2d. I have all the tile images made in paint.net they are 20 x 20 pixels. they all face upwards(north or whatever). I want to rotate them when the ...
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How do I make a Slick2D TextArea display newlines?

Whenever I press the Enter-key my Slick2D TextArea does not go to the next line. How can I make it do that? Here is the code that involves the TextArea: private TextField ta; public void ...
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LWJGL: getDisplayModes() on Linux with two monitors

When calling getDisplayModes() on a Linux machine with two monitors I only get one single resolution, that is, the current resolution set on the main monitor. However, calling xrandr directly gives me ...
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How to use Android Sensor, only in x axis

I have seen some tutorials but they are very complicated and they are about the three axes (x,y,z). So I want a code that moves an object or more (for example) to the right or the left when the ...
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java Move vehicle towards the mouse

Hello I have a game like asteroids and I have my ship on the screen and he points towards the mouse. I want to know how to move towards the mouse so if I press w I will drive towards the mouse and if ...
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Find fastest rotation left or right to face an object [duplicate]

im working on a competition where i am creating an AI for a game that the host has published and made for this event, i have two commands for turning my car and that is left and right, spinning on the ...
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How to make a proper cache on user computer?

Currently when launching the client of the game, it connects to the server and loads all the cachedata in a normal form (= folders, .txt files and .png files). However I don't like that the players ...
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Problem with collision detection , Libgdx [on hold]

I have a main character called main_sprite and I need to check for collision with another object called enemySprite . In case there is a collision, it should set velocity to 0. Here are my classes : ...
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LibGdx - Move sprite in the direction of other sprite

I'm kind new to LibGdx and I'm still learning. I'm working on a small game project to learn this nice framework. However, I'm having some issues with my game. My game is a top down shooter. There is a ...
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Libgdx. Sprite won't stop moving;

I can't stop a sprite from moving. Here's my code: boolean moving; Gdx.input.setInputProcessor(new Input(){ public boolean touchDown(int screenX, int screenY, int pointer, int ...
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How do I make my main character move towards an object? LibGDX/Java

What I want to happen is for my player to bounce from spring to another. For example take the illustration below: Here's my code (what I've tried to do so far). This gets called in an ...
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Libgdx simple movement with velocity [closed]

Ok so this is driving me nuts. I've followed 3 tutorials now and I'm trying to get simple velocity to work and it just doesn't want to work for me. I have an open space and I want the character to be ...
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LibGDX Android Application only running once

I'm having trouble trying to figure out why my LibGDX game only runs successfully once on Android. Assuming the game has not been installed on the device, when I run the application from eclipse the ...