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Design pattern for animation sequence in LibGDX

What design pattern to use for sequence of animation that involve different actor in libGDX. For example I am making a game to choose a wolf from a group of sheeps. The first animation played when the ...
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libgdx Vector.cpy question

Why do people use this: public void set(Vector2 v) { this.vector2 = v.cpy(); } insted of just using: public void set(Vector2 v) { this.vector2 = v; } What I don't know that I should ...
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Java how to rotate an image towards a certain point?

Hello I have a game where a spaceship flies towards a different point every time I press a button. I am able to rotate the image but I don't know how to rotate the image to face the direction it is ...
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Java Game how to make image follow line?

Hello I have a game where circles rotate around the centre of the frame. When I click on two circles a line is drawn between the two circles. The circles are always moving and so is the line. I have ...
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How To Make ModPE Perform Function The First Time Mod Opened

I am making a Minecraft PE mod and I want to set a variable only on the first launch of the mod. So, how do I make it it set the variable and then not set it again until I import the mod again. ...
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Drawing textures off screen optimization required?

I recently started using LibGDX and I am wondering if I have to optimize my code when drawing textures/sprites off-screen, just like I used to do with XNA. My biggest concern here is specifically ...
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Raycast trouble

i'm having some trouble with the RayCast. I'm raycasting from the player position and my mouse position. I have this situation : http://i.imgur.com/h7iplnY.png (the white line is a representation of ...
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How to render/load world chunks? (Java) [closed]

I am developing a top down 2d rpg called "MasterQuest", using Graphics2D in java. Most of the code that I have written has come from my own head, and this is really the first time that I have had the ...
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libgdx, how to check collision of randomly generated actors?

I have two groups of randomly generated actors, one is bullets second is enemies. And as of now I have no idea how to check collision of randomly genrated actors and remove the overlaped actors. I'm ...
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Minecraft Modding - How do I use OpenGL stencil functions alongside the game's GlStateManager?

Note: I am using Minecraft Coder Pack 9.10 for game version 1.8.0 (official release). I am trying to make a multiline text field similar to the game's original net.minecraft.client.gui.GuiTextField. ...
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Swing GUI for games (performance)

I'm developing a game in Slick2D and I'm trying to make GUI. I've already tried TWL library, but it seems to me a bit complicated and it doesn't cover what I need. In my own implementation of GUI ...
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LibGDX with Parallax Camera, unable to accurately select objects

So, basically I borrowed the ParallaxCamera test that LibGDX provides and got the camera set up rather nicely. However, I noticed that when I specify a speed other than 1, my game objects shifted ...
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LibGdx scaling properly

I've mad use of view ports and they do what they say they do, but the problem is I'm not able to get it to scale the whole world with it. The game is for android which it looks nice on but desktop is ...
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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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Libgdx - How to rotate a single ShapeRenderer object

So, looked at a couple of questions similar to this, led me straight into dead ends. I have an object drawn out in ShapeRenderer, and I wish to rotate only that one object. I have tried ...
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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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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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2D Parallax Scrolling

I'm trying to implement parallax scrolling and have a partially working equation (from a book I've read) but it doesn't fully align to the screen. I also want to stick purely to integer maths. I've ...
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LWJGL - First time trying to implement shadow mapping

It's my first time when I implementing shadow mapping. My problem is shadows don't work in any way. First I just render all of the object to a FBO with simple shader. shadowMapGenerator.vs: #version ...
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A* Implementation Produces zig-zag in positive directions

I have an implementation of A* in Java. I followed this guide http://www.policyalmanac.org/games/aStarTutorial.htm. But I noticed that the paths generated where the goal is in the positive X and Y ...
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How should I access frame buttons from a controller in an MVC approach?

I'm developing an italian card game using the mvc pattern. I have the class GameFrame that contains the view. The user's card are buttons (JButton objects). I have 3 controllers: GameController: to ...
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single Key press [duplicate]

I have my following (static) KeyListener http://pastebin.com/gR1i3Xzb and this is my update Method: @Override public void update() { input(); /*...*/ } private void input() { ...
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Certain random content rendering differently

On the main menu of my game there is (obviously) several buttons. 2 of which, in different positions on different screens, render a different colour to the rest. As you can see below, "New game" ...
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Blinn-Phong lighting on Voxel models

I'm creating a game that is going to use voxel models. However I got stuck when I coded my shader using Blinn-Phong algoritm. Here is how it look (Only care about the red model): As you can see ...
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LibGDX input y-axis flipped

I'm writing a game in Java for Android using LibGDX, and I connected my phone so I can test it on it. I know that LibGDX's render system works different than regular Java systems since the 0,0 ...
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How can I repeat a Texture Region in libGDX

I have a texture that is part of a sprite sheet. I want draw the texture to cover a certain length, but I want it to repeat not stretch. However,when I use the following code batch.draw(hillBottom, ...
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Filling the viewport area of a orthographic camera with an image (libgdx)

So im trying to get the whole area of the viewport and then use the coordinates to draw images in the camera's viewport. So if the camera moves I can fill it with one image the length and the width of ...
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What is the correct approach to implement multiplayer in a game? [duplicate]

I'm developing a game and it is intended to be a multiplayer game. I have experience in writing servers and clients in Java, but the game is written in C++. The server will be written in Java for ...
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Issue with texture mapping on a spehre using opgengl es 2.0

I have a problem to calculate the right UV coordinates. I'm calculating the sphere by subdivate a ocathdron. What did I do wrong? Calculate UV Points for the texture: private ...
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Using world coordinates instead of pixels

I've been told that having a set pixels-per-world unit number is bad practice because it will not look the same at different resolutions. Because of this, I am trying to learn about using abstract ...
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Rendering curved text in AndEngine

I'm trying to implement a small game using AndEngine and I have a question about the Text. More specifically, I'm wondering if it is possible to deform the text so that you can have a "curved" text or ...
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How to only render whats on screen (Tilemap, Java2D)

I have some problems with my rendering of a 2Dimensional Map. for (int col = 0; col <= view.getWidth () / Tile.TILE_SIZE; col ++) { for (int row = 0; row <= view.getHeight () / ...
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Efficient removal and adding of Components in ECS

i'm working with the Ashley Entity-Component-System (related to libGDX) to program a server-side simulation for an online game and i stumbled upon a serious performance drawback, that is probably ...
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How can I make a self-updating game launcher? [closed]

I have been creating a game with java, and before I release it I wanted to make a launcher that is connected to the game's website. Basically I need to make a launcher that updates itself when I have ...
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Use “Google Play Game Services” (Multiplayer feature) with LibGDX [closed]

I'm developing a simple game (for Android, using LibGDX Framework) and I would like to implement multiplayer feature to it. So, since the main project with the logic of the game in LibGDX is separated ...
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libgdx arrays onTouch() method and delays for objects

I am trying to create random bullets but it is not working for some reason. also how can I make a delay so the bullets come every 30 seconds or 1 minute? Also the onTouch method does not work and it ...
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LWJGL: loading textures of various types

I googled around a bit and nobody seems to have asked this question. I have images in multiple color formats (all of them are PNGs). Most of them are ARGB but my bitmap fonts are gray scale, and I ...
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How to load chunks of 2d map segments when player reaches a certain point?

In my 2d platformer (made with Java and Slick2d), random maps are made by combining different segments together and displaying them one after the other. My problem is that I can't load too many ...
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How can I use OpenType Font in libGDX

Is there a way I can use an OTF file with libGDX. The following throws an exception: gameFont = new BitmapFont(Gdx.files.internal("data/font.otf")); Caused by: ...
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Creating a separate renderer for entities in a 2D game

I'm making a 2D shooter game. As of now, every entity "draws itself", meaning every renderable entity has a draw function. I know it is better if rendering is handled separately, but how can I achieve ...
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C# (Mono)/Java 3D Game Engine recommendation [closed]

Can you recommend a good C# game engine for cross platform (Win/Mac/Linux, I don't care about consoles) development? I've got some experience with raw OpenGL and I played around with Java bindings ...
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Using Java on mobile, should I avoid object construction to reduce GC overhead?

I new to both Java and game development and working on my first LibGDX game targeting mobile systems. How problematic is the garbage collector in a mobile environment? Should I try to reuse as many ...
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How to fetch unit coordinates for AI?

I have been designing a simple turn based Civ-like game over the last two days with libGDX to test myself. I have a units class that can be extended to make unit types and I have my game board set ...
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How can I rotate a quad around it's center?

My code is: GL11.glPushMatrix(); // rotate around center GL11.glTranslatef(-200/2, -200/2, 0); GL11.glRotatef(30, 0.0f, 0.0f, 1); GL11.glTranslatef(200/2, 200/2, 0); // draw quad ...
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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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How can I blend up to 3 textures on a polygon without blend maps?

For my voxel game I need to blend up to 3 textures in the same polygon. It would be preferable if I could specify a texture id for each vertex, but other solutions are accepted as well. Here's an ...
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LibGDX Bounding Rectangles

I'm creating some rectangles surrounding my sprites for my player and bullet class to detect collisions with the overlaps method in Intersector class of LibGDX. I have a question: When I instantiate ...
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Camera.unproject(Vector3) method is not working in libGdx

I know the touch postioning in libGdx uses OpenGL, making 0,0 the bottom left corner while the camera uses the top left corner as 0,0. I did some searching and found this SO question that specifies ...
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How to create a Update function in Java

I have recently started using Java, but have been programming in javascript, and actionscript 3 for a while. I am used to the language giving me the ability to simply do something like: private ...
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how to move an object to the mouse in Java

I have just recently started using Java, literally 2 days ago, and I have run into an issue. While I have been easily able to figure out most of the syntax and methods, because I have used multiple ...