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Prevent button layout changing after one is removed?

I have a layout with four buttons in it. I end up removing one of the buttons using: View v = (View) findViewById(R.id.ViewId); ((ViewManager) v.getParent()).removeView(v); The ...
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How to resize 2D Java game without “squeezing” it?

I am trying to make my second java game (2D) but i have run in a problem: The game will be in fullscreen, but how can i make it so it is scaled properly for each screen? While researching i found out ...
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InputProcessor without stage

I have a GameScreen where I'd like to have a pause button. I've tried using an Image with a listener, but since my GameScreen isn't a stage, I can't use that in the inputProcessor. So my question is ...
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Java Slick2D Image Glow Effect

How can one achieve a dynamic glow effect in Java Slick2d? I want an image to be surrounded by a glow when I move my mouse over it for example. Example: No glow Glow Is it possible to make this ...
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TiledMap Safe Area for different screen resolutions

I'm creating a Tower Defense game using libGDX (w/ scene2d) and TiledMap. I've been reading extensively about viewports and how I can better manage various screen sizes. I want my Tiled Map to take ...
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OpenGL [LWJGL3] - Matrix4x4 not rotating correctly

I tried today to make my own matrix4f class because of that LWJGL 3 does not include a class for it. So I arrived at rotation and it does not seem to work. I tried using the old util from LWJGL 2 and ...
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Simplifying Object Factory

I'm making a game for Android using Libgdx with Android Studio in Java. In my game, I have a class called ObjectFactory which has a method createGameObject(int objectType) which receives an integer ...
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LibGDX - Bundling Files

I have 3 files. A JSON file, a PNG file, and a TXT file. Is there any possible way I can put all three inside a common file with a custom extension? (for example "fileName.abc") I searched the web a ...
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LibGDX - Rotating sprites and still keep the positioning between them

I've been struggling with a problem regarding rotations and relative positions between sprites (in this case, the sprites are just lines) - a bit off-topic, but should i be using the ShapeRenderer ...
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Rotate sprite along the angle between two objects

Im trying to make flames follow my object, I set the direction for my moving object using the points between it and another object (using static destination for testing). No matter what I do I ...
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Defining camera/view space

Im working on expanding my camera class, but having trouble defining camera/view space in the manner of this diagram: What Im trying to achieve is to define the camera as a true object much like a ...
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How create/draw faded circles in Java

How do I create some circle - like the one on the image - in Java, and in various colors? I would like to make more of these circles to fly from specific position to random direction.
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AdMob Banner appears 960x150 instead of 320x50 in libGdx - what's wrong here?

I am a bit helpless with this strange effect from AdMob. AdView is instanciated in code and so is the relative layout and libGdx view. View view = ...
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OpenGL perspective matrix far plane

The near plane clips at exactly the value I set just fine but instead of clipping at 1000 the far plane clips at 1. Here is the code for the projection matrix: public static Matrix4f ...
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2D Map Editor Tiles Palette - Best suited Java Elements to use?

I'm making a 2D RTS Map Editor and here came the moment to make a Palette which is just a popup frame showing tiles to be clicked on and then applied on the map. I'm wondering which Java Elements to ...
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Best way to create defence(withdraw) algorthim libgdx?

I have created user body and enemy body. Enemy body uses the steering behavior created by gdx AI. User body have it own control inputprocessor. World doesnt have gravity. Enemy body arrives the user ...
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Simple way to serialize save game data whilst allowing for future features

Is there a simple way to 'serialize' the game data of my game, but protected it from being unloadable if I add new fields? I have all the data in a single class, GameData.java, and I want to avoid ...
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What caused rotation in exported blender model to jMonkey? (OGRE)

First off, I am very new to jMonkeyEngine 3 and still learning. Not exactly sure what could be causing my snowman to have already been rotated before import. I created him in blender and it was facing ...
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Collision Detection Unresponsiveness

I'm creating a simple jumper game in Libgdx that makes the player jump over obstacles in order to stay alive. The only problem is that the collision detection for when the player just touches the ...
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libgdx - Math reflection to the correct direction

I'm using a simple reflection system, but the game doesn't work how I want. How should this game work? The game has two boxes. A red side and a black side. The player should only sort the bombs to ...
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Libgdx + Box2d working with 2 cameras

Recently I have read that you can work with 2 cameras whenever you involve Box2d, which only works in meters. In my Renderer class, I receive all the entities in the game and then draw them. I work ...
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Detecting collision with walls (is this a good solution?)

I'm trying to make the collision smooth (it must open the animation, but not move the character). I've implemented 'fake positions': int step = 20; fake_left_x = x-step; fake_right_x = x+step; ...
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Libgdx Sprite rotation around specific point

I made complex dynamic body that rotates around other body that is static. It works perfectly, however I got messed up with sprite position on that body. Here's what I have now and here's what I ...
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Libgdx shaperender within a circle as limitter

I encountered a problem, where my small entities would be rendered out of the bounds of my radar. At the time I solved it like this: ensure, that the object would be within the circle, but, that's ...
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Why is my tiled map moving when I move the camera in libGDX?

I use LibGDX. I have created a map with Tiled Map Editor and loaded it to the game. Everything else is working well, but when I move the camera, the map moves: it jumps or floats. My code: public ...
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SceneGraph in Entity Component System, Transformations

I'm recently learning entity component systems, and started implementing it into my test engine, however I'm having an issue integrating this with scene-graph, which I'm trying for the first time. ...
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Java Libgdx Attaching Sprite to Box2D Body

So I am working on programming a java 2D platformer for fun on the side and I have a rendered TMX level and a box2d body (just a circle shape) that I am currently using as my player. All the controls ...
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How do I get A.I. that follows a list of movement commands to move smoothly in a tilemap based game?

This is for a school project so it's not intended to be sold/fun/or a complete game, rather just a demonstration of stuff we've learned without resorting to frameworks and stuff. My ai agents choose ...
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LibGDX - black bars, FitViewport and drawing background

actually I'm creating game in LibGDX and i have few problems. I'm trying to solve resolution and aspect ratio problem by using FitViewport but i want to dispose black bars which occur when resolution ...
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libGDX text doesn't appear in TextField

A game I'm working on has libgdx's TextField. They work fine in every instance I've used them, however on a play tester's phone he says no typed text appears in the box until enter or space is ...
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Move ball through a direction angle in android canvas [duplicate]

I am building a simple game in android. I am successful in first step where I draw a ball in canvas in touch point. Now I am trying to move it from an initial point A (center) through the touch point ...
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How can I simulate a basketball throw in LibGdx box2d?

So I want to simulate a similar throw like in the game Bouncy Basketball. Do i need to create a body and attach another body on it that would be the arm and then how would I apply force/impulse to the ...
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Circular Movement

if (Keyboard.isKeyDown(Keyboard.KEY_D)) { if (i < 360) { setX((float) (groundState.getX() + groundState.getRadius() * Math.cos(Clock.delta() * i))); setY((float) ...
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What does the TextureRegion.flip() method do?

I'm learning libgdx and don't understand the purpose of parameters passed to flip(boolean x, boolean y). For example, I have code like this: texture = new ...
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Accelerated movement in a specific time to a specific point

I am trying to move my sprite in a specific time to a specific position while using frame-independent or time-dependent movement. My sprite is also accelerated every frame to simulate gravity. I know ...
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How to avoid duplication using client-server model

I am using a client-server model to write a multiplayer-capable game (in Java). Currently the clients and the server are using the same code to run the game logic, in order to enable client-side ...
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Slick2D fails to load small textures

I'm trying to load a small 32x32 png texture using Slick2D, however it doesn't seem to render correctly. What's odd is that larger textures do load correctly. The 32x32 texture I'm trying to load: ...
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Libgdx: more efficient way of using Vector 3?

I currently use if(cam.frustum.pointInFrustum(new Vector3((float)posX, (float)posY, 0))) To check if my sprite is in the camera's view. I have to make a new Vector3 every frame wich is very ...
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Scale smaller resolution to full resolution libGDX

Short question about the scaling in libGDX. At the moment i have a application with the resolution 480x320. I define this in the main method of the desktop launcher. My whole application is now ...
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Is Java AWT suitable for 2d game rendering?

[Reposting this question from stackoverflow, as it was pointed out that it fits better here.] I'm currently porting my 2D game engine to Java. I looked at some of the game libraries pointed at here ...
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Ads are loading, but not showing?

TL;DR: My interstitial ads in my game are successfully loading, but when I call .show() on them, they don't show up! I have followed these directions, and the ads load succesfully, but don't show ...
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How do I get to ModPE to perform a function the first time a mod is 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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How can I make this day/night cycle computation repeat?

Here's my code for a day/night cycle. I have it set up so that when time (Statistics.duration) is the right number, the light levels switch. It works great, but I'm at a loss for how to make it work ...
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How can I fix my audio? (prioritize)

When two audio's are played at the same time... the sound is cancelling out. How do I fix this weird phenomenon? I have some code where there is audio on button click and audio in ten second ...
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How to fix my issue with movement?

I am making a 2D tile game in Java, and I am having problems with movement, could someone tell me what I am doing wrong please? I am having difficulty in "calling" the function vectorFromKey in main. ...
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Funnel algorithm

I'm implementing the funnel algorithm for pathfinding. After searching many resources I found those : https://skatgame.net/mburo/ps/thesis_demyen_2006.pdf ...
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Calculate Relative Mouse Movements Regardless of position

Context I'm working on making a variant of the atari game Breakaway IV and I'm trying to improve my mouse input handling. I use the input of a mouse's motion left and right to move the bumper. ...
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Alternative Sound lib with LibGDX

i'm making a 2D game for Android in Java using LibGDX. I find LibGDX sound management not good enough for me. I wonder if it's possible to use an external lib for playing and managing the sound and ...
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Texturing Cubes

How can I texture a cube that is able to rotate in x,y and z direction in pure Java? Here is what i have tried: package main; import java.awt.Color; import java.awt.Graphics; import ...
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JBullet is acting weird, what is causing these 'floating' rigidbodies?

I've been working on a 3D game engine in Java for a school project. The game engine had scenes containing game objects, these game objects contain components defining the behavior of each object. I'm ...