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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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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 box2d crashing

im making a game in libgdx which i having a bunch of circle bodies floating around in space and when the player's body crashes into another body, that body deletes and creates two smaller bodies ...
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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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Body isn't moving even even though linear velocity isn't 0

In my game you have the Square, which is the player, and the Circle which is the enemy, the player carries a weapon, when shooting the game calculates where to place the bullet in relation to the ...
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Is it possible to make a 3D game in Java [on hold]

Hello I was just wndering if it was possible to make a 3d first/third person game in java without opengl or any added librairies. Just plain java. If so can you import models and can the game be a ...
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Client side latency when using prediction

I've implemented Client-Side prediction into my game, where when input is received by the client, it first sends it to the server and then acts upon it just as the server will, to reduce the ...
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Stuck in Java game development [on hold]

To start with, I need some help for my homework assignment. I am developing a game. This should work as a command prompt interactive game. For example: > addplayer username, familyname, given ...
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Making a user friendly renderer class in OpenGL [on hold]

As I learn new rendering methods in OpenGL I try to make them usable for future cases so I don't have to have a big pile of glBegin()s or Ids in my main game loop. I'm grasping the understanding of ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0 2D-Image displaying

I have followed the official OpenGL ES tutorial to create a working OpenGL-environment. I have been able to do anything I wanted to except for displaying 2D-images. To do so I worked through this ...
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Does Unity let you code in Java?

I am fairly new to Unity3D experience , but I have a very good knowledge of Java and Android development. I am really confused that if Java is at all needed for developing android applications? I read ...
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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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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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How to access lan in Java? [on hold]

I'm making a text based game in Java. It will run on the school computers so please tell me of any conflicts that are possible. But I need to have a client and server in one package. They can create a ...
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How do I make an entity move dynamically based on the player? [on hold]

I have an Entity instance and an Player instance, both have x and y coordinates in the game. The entity shall dynamically follow the player according to its coordinates. I immediately tried using ...
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LibGDX how to change animations

I have a Player Class and i have 3 different Animations for it. I can render them perfectly but i don't know how to change from one animation to another. For exmaple i have 3 animations, one for ...
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Targeting the last thing that shot me [on hold]

I am working in Java on Eclipse I am attempting to make a code that will target the last place the player was at in a 2D enviorment. Once the enemy is hit it will then charge that location 2 seconds ...
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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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AI for Shogi, dealing with high branching factor due to drop rule

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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Android Game-Loop (rendering & logic removed, but still 'skipping frames')

Overview Guys really hopeing for some help here. My game loop is based on code from Fix Your Timestep!. I've read the article more than a few times, but I can't quite work out what exactly is ...
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Java collision detection and player movement: tips [on hold]

I have read a short guide for game develompent (java, without external libraries). I'm facing with collision detection and player (and bullets) movements. Now i put the code. Most of it is taken ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Multiplying by delta not giving smooth movement

I started working on my first proper game but reached a problem straight away. In short I have a game that runs most of the time at 60 fps. ( I am using Libgdx a popular Java framework) but my game ...
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Accessing variables from non-neighbouring classes specifically in game development (Android) [closed]

Edit Using direct access while breaking the law of demeter looks like this: res.sprite.drawQuad(res.sprite.xScreen,res.sprite.yScreen, mMVPMatrix); Using proxy methods / getters / setter looks ...
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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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Movement system on server side (HnS Click to move)? [closed]

I'm creating a Hack'n'Slash with Unity as Client and Java as server. Today we started developping movement system, and we don't know what to choose for the movement on server side (it's a click to ...
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In Java swing, while handling a 2D top down game, how should I handle scaling for quality transformations (mainly screen rotation)

For my top down game, I plan to have screen rotation where entities don't rotate, but everything else does. I am using a raster array to store my image so I don't have to render things stacked on each ...
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Animation fails due to a NullPointerException which I'm certain shouldn't be thrown (LibGDX / Java)

What the title says basically. I've been stuck on this error for a few hours I got it to work earlier but I honestly can't see why its failing now (ctrl + z'd back to the working stage). Here's my ...
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2D planetary system simulation- how to improve gravity model? How to control simulation speed?

I'm making a simple planetary system simulator. I've run into some problems with physics model and simulation speed and I'd like to learn how to fix them. My main class is Body: public abstract ...
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get View from LibGDX for Android

I am making a LibGDX app, and I need to get the view to put to an Android app. Here is the code to get the view: package jangkoo.game.shadowfiend.android; import ...
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OpenGL Vertex Array Object(VAO)

I have drawn a triangle and a square using open gl and everything was fine. I have then tried to draw the same triangle and square, while implementing VAO's and now I only get a white triangle - ...
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How to add thermal effect to bitmap or YuvImage Live CameraPreview [closed]

I want to add thermal effect to Live Camera in Android . I am successed in implementing greyScale effect to live Camera. But don't know how to set thermal effect to yuv or bitmap . You can see my ...
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Libgdx distorted texture size

I'm just starting to learn LibGDX and have been having some troubles getting my world size to match with my texture size and box2d bodies. I have a texture 64x64 that I am trying to display but it ...
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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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Problem with keyListener

I have written some code that makes a labyrinth,and fills the JPanel with my figures (Wall, Player, Road and Gate). I want to move the player with WASD, so I have written the following code. The frame ...
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JBullet - Two RigidBodies will not collide

I am adding two ships into my collision world. (The green dots are the collision shape (an ObjectArrayList) that I am passing to the ConvexHullShape) However they don't seem to collide. In fact, ...
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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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Best way to deal with a large variety of items?

I am currently working on my first java game and I am having trouble figuring out how I should implement my classes that will have heavy variety. For example, I am considering having an abstract item ...
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Libgdx - Jumping, What am i doing wrong?

I really can't work out whats wrong with my code. I have an input listener for gestures, when I Swipe the position goes up on the y axis fine but he doesn't come back down, if with Gravity added. I'll ...
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JBullet - How can I make my object float on the water?

I'm trying to use JBullet for a ship PVP game. I've got two ships which are meant to rest on the water. Obviously these ships will be colliding, but the problem I have currently is "water" ...
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Trying to get OOP working with libgdx [closed]

I'm trying to use this player class for my entity stystem, but rendering isn't working right. I'm trying to have each class render on it's own by calling entity.render(); in my core application class. ...
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Rotate heading relative to agent's local space

I'm having a little trouble translating a point in my game's world space to an object's local space. I have a cannon in my game with a normalized heading vector that's always supposed to point in the ...
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Libgdx - IsometricTiledMapRenderer and light shading

I am wondering if there is any way to simulate light shading in Libgdx using an IsometricTiledMapRenderer. Here is my code to draw an isometric map, it's able to be moved around with the mouse and ...
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Why do my Box2D bodies occasionally get stuck and separate forcibly?

I'm making a space game with LibGDX and Box2D. I made a video here to illustrate the issue. Verbal description: When objects collide, they sometimes get stuck together and are then suddenly separated ...
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How can I make an soundsystem with slick?

My Question would be , how can I develop an easy-to-use Soundsystem under slick-util? Under the function a.playAsSoundEffect(1, 1, true, x, y, z); it allready works to create a static ...
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Shaperenderer not showing any shapes

I'm trying to use the shape renderer in LibGdx, but I don't see anything. I followed the docs as well, but nothing appears. Is there something wrong with my setup? public class MyGame extends ...
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LibGDX - Executing 2 different touchDown events in the same method

On the bottom left of my screen is a circle with an Arrow and on the bottom right is a circle with a gun. If the player is in jetpack mode and the Arrow "button" is clicked he flies like flappy bird ...
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GestureDetection Issues - How do I make my Actor jump on Swipe?

I've been trying to solve this for hours now, In theory I totally understand how the GestureDetector works but I'm trying to integrate it with the Libgdx SuperJumper Tutorial (for now). Here: ...