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Basic 2d platform collision detection algorithm has a slight bug (Java)

I'm trying to implement collision detection between Player (the main character) and a Platform. They are both modelled as rectangles; when player hits the side of a platform he should bounce off it ...
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Libgdx Do a fixed rotation for orthographic camera

I'm trying to rotate my OrthographicCamera in the render loop to a fixed angle, but I can only make the camera spin. This is the code that I have: in create(): OrthographicCamera camera = new ...
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Random black screen when changing states

I'm making a game with LibGDX but I ran into a really odd problem. When I was working on the loading screen I delayed the loading process with an image of ~87MB. When the loading is finished, it ...
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Good approach in designing game classes [closed]

I took a semester-long course in java but I'm still a beginner in Object-Oriented programming paradigm. Suppose that I want to create a simple game where the player can go to different locations. Each ...
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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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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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Raycasting. Corner trap

In my top-down game character moves to target (pathfinding) also avoiding obstacles with Raycasting(Central ray with whiskers), but situation like on picture causes shiver and unneeded turning ...
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Java Slick2d lighting using Raycasting

I am trying to make a top down view game in java using the Slick2d library, for lighting I wanted to do something like this : http://www.redblobgames.com/articles/visibility/. I was wondering if there ...
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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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Average height of any point in a shape

Super quick intro. I am making a terrain generator (With a MC exporter mostly to debug). For the islands I am creating a map with points, and create a Voronoi diagram from it. Each intersection (Where ...
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Categorizing Projectiles in an arcade shooter (multiple inheritance?)

I have been working on a simple arcade shooter in Java in the vein of missile command/space invaders. I've made a base Projectile class and have been extending other Projectile types from it. This ...
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Bouncing Balls in angular movement

I'm trying to bounce a ball off of a wall based on angular movement. The ball comes in at angle X ( lets say 30 ). Bouncing off with the equation 360-ballangle works for the left and right walls ...
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2D Collision in tilemap - ArrayOutOfBounds

im trying to do collision detection with world based on tilemaps (two dimensional array) array - private int WIDTH = 10; private int HEIGHT = 6; String[][] simplemap = new String[][]{ { ...
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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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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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How can I connect multiple explorable regions into one large map?

I am planning a 2-D science fiction game involving spaceships. A major thing that I am having trouble figuring out is how to create a 2-d array of smaller maps that the player can explore. My ...
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How to handle interaction with the map in a 2D-RPG-typed TileMap?

Sorry if this is a long post, but I'd like to explain the context before asking my question ^^" I'm currently working on my "first" game (the more advance one, at least). It'll be a 2D-ARPG where the ...
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How can I display an image for a predetermined amount of time?

I want to display an image, then return to the previous after one second when a certain key is pressed. I'm using Slick2d and Java. How can I accomplish this?
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Paint objects cause lower FPS by time

I'm creating squares on XML layout with Paint, you can see how exactly bellow: public class PaintObject extends View { Paint paint; public int x; public int y; public ...
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How do i implement a hit box system in a fighting game?

In a fighting game a move that you execute is basically just a series of hit boxes that are enabled and disabled at certain times. I want to know how do you create this hit box system. I have no idea ...
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How do I fix a delay between the first and second KeyEvent

I recently got really interested in making my own little game. As I have no real game development background I'm still figuring stuff out, but I encountered a little problem. While working on the ...
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LWJGL Not Rotating Properly

I'm trying to make a Rubik's Cube in LWJGL but the specific pieces don't seem to be rotating correctly. The original without any rotation is fine. After one rotation: This is also correct but the ...
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Box2d Body filled with a texture Libgdx

I have a simple triangular shape (obstacle) in my game and i would like to fill it with a texture repeatedly. I have looked at the other 2 topics but couldn't find a working solution. How can i fill ...
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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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LIBGDX: Translate grid drawn with ShapeRenderer with an OrthographicCamera

I am trying to draw a grid for my "world" that may or may not extend beyond the screen. What I would like to do right now is draw the entire world (which is relatively small) and then use the ...
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LibGDX - how to detect touchUp with GestureListener?

I'm making a game and I have implemented GestureListener as my inputprocessor. It came with a bunch of methods such as fling, pan, tap etc etc including touchDown. However, there is no touchUp method! ...
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Problem with automatic ragdoll shape generation using Bullet

I'm trying to automatically generate ragdoll colliders (for now, box colliders) from my mesh. First of all, I specify the body parts like so: ...
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Drawing bullets on a map

I'm going to be making a shooter-style game, on a navigatable map (All 2D). I'm a little unsure of how to handle the bullets: I see two main ways i could do it I could have the bullet's x and y ...
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Decrease force in a zero gravity world

I have a world with zero gravity. On a mouse pressed I apply a force so things drive away from the mouse. The problem is now that they keep on flying. How can i make them stop? ...
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How to apply Buoyant force to a Box2d body?

I have been following a formula to calculate the buoyant force needed to apply to a dynamic body to be able to simulate water. Fb = ρgV Fb - is the buoyant force ρ - density of the liquid g - ...
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JPopUpMenu in JAVA using swing

I am working on a java application, i just added a popup menu on JTable, evrything work just fine but when i click inside a cell to edit it's content and click back out side and then when i try to ...
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Problem with JFrame? [closed]

So I'm not sure why (because this didn't use to happen before) but once I run my program the JFrame appears but then it waits 1 or 2 seconds before it draws anything to the screeen. So basically for ...
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Removing no longer used paint out of screen

I have Paint, like this: Paint paint = new Paint(); paint = new Paint(Paint.ANTI_ALIAS_FLAG); paint.setStyle(Paint.Style.FILL); paint.setStrokeWidth(5); paint.setColor(Color.BLUE); and I'm drawing ...
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Collision LibGdx

Shape 1 is falling. I want Shape 2 to land on Shape 1. Shape 2's gravitational movement gets choppy after adding if(Shape1.collides(Shape2.getBounds())){ SHape2.Collide } and it ...
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Fastest 3D bounding box algorithm

I am at the point in my game where I need to add a collision system. I tried jBullet, and while it did work, it wasn't what I was looking for. I just want a simple way to test if two oriented bounding ...
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Libgdx Fine Tune Megaman Movement

With help from my last question, I was able to fix the issue of having a stuttering effect if you keep hitting jump, while jumping. I believe I have managed to match moving on the X axis and the ...
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libgdx actors and instant actions

I'm having trouble with actors and actions. I have a list of actors, they all have either no action, or 1 sequence action This sequence action has either : a couple of actions (some are instant, ...
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Positioning partials of character sprite animations

I'm not entirely sure how to best explain what I'm doing. Maybe I'm going about this completely the wrong way. If any of you find that that is in fact the case, I would appreciate it if you told me ...
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Java multiple player objects/enemy objects?

NOTE: I'm a beginner and learning :D Alright, so in my game I have a class for the player (with the parameters of x, y, color, width, height, and health, same parameters with the enemy). But I have a ...
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Filling in 3d Shapes

For a college project I need to draw an empty cube and then show the cube being filled. So far I have heard that JME and voxels is the way to go but I have no idea where to start. Can anyone point me ...
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Java Slick2d image depth/layering

Im making a topdown 2d game, and I've made a decent entity system so far. But I want to do the following with it: I want to have drawing depth, so if a , for instance, tree is above another tree then ...
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libgdx FollowPath proper usage

I'm developing top-down rpg game and got some problems using https://libgdx.badlogicgames.com/gdx-ai/docs/com/badlogic/gdx/ai/steer/behaviors/FollowPath.html I have a path (picture 1), in this case 2 ...
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Just how expensive is it to bind textures in OpenGL? (LibGDX)

I'm using LibGDX on top of OpenGL and currently my game engine does something along the lines of the following per frame Bind a terrain texture sprite atlas and a set of transparency masks in ...
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Java, spawn algorithm that gets harder each level

I am currently in the process of making my 3rd Java game (everything I have learned is from YouTube videos, so I may be doing some things wrong) named "Blocked". But I have run into a problem: how do ...
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Structure gameobjects and call events

I'm working on a 2D tile based game in which the player interacts with other game objects (chests, AI, Doors, Houses etc...). The entire map will be stored in a file which I can read. When loading the ...
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Game puzzle pop in java [on hold]

I am making a game in Java based of those puzzle popping games. The objective is to select with the mouse and remove a tile. The game i want to build. I have a JPanel and on top, several Components, a ...
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Perspective-Correct Texture Mapping

I am working on a small rendering engine for a personal project and I am having issues with the texture mapping part of it. It seems to work for some cases, but not for others. For example, when one ...
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Setting Window Icon Using GLFW (LWJGL 3)

What's the best, cross platform, way of setting the window icon using LWJGL 3? I have a PNG image and would like to set it to the icon present in my dock (OS X) or the application bar (Linux).
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libGDX using Stage and Actor produces different camera angles on desktop and Android Phone

libGDX using Stage and Actor produces different camera angles on desktop and Android Phone. Here are pictures demonstrating the problem: http://brandonyuh.minus.com/mFpdTSgN17VUq On the desktop ...