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How does this point2LineDist() method works?

I was browsing Wolf3D JS port and bump into that method : /** * @description calculates distance between a point (x, y) and a line. * @memberOf Wolf.Math * @param {number} x X coord of point * ...
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Oscillating an object left and right based on it's current orientation

I'm currently implementing a fire animation in HTML5 Canvas using the phone's accelerometer. Regardless of the phones orientation, the triangles for the fire move upward. So you can spin your phone ...
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Chrome Canvas bug on Mac OS X when switching spaces?

I have a simple Breakout clone created using the <canvas> element and the 2d context. Whilst playing the game in Google Chrome (version: 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit)) if I switch spaces within Mac OS ...
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How legal would it be to use some elements of the Half Life universe in my non comercial, indie game?

I'm planning to make a simple, HTML5 game, that would use some elements of the Half Life universe. Basically, it would be a 2D Portal clone, but it would have it's own story, and portals would be ...
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2D Animated Tile rendering

The current game I've been working on needs to have animated tiles. I have a code for Tile and TileMap from my previous game that I recycled. However, it does not support tile animations. The tile ...
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Using canvas graphics instead of traditional sprites in phaser

I'm trying to learn Phaser (total beginner with mild JS experience) and I'm following tutorials and such where everything is using sprites. I'm trying to get by with basic canvas shapes instead of ...
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JavaScript 2D liquid flow

Brand new to games/graphics and I'm attempting to find a method to create a 2D liquid effect with JavaScript. Ideally I could adjust the viscosity and flow from a gas/fog effect to oil and between. ...
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Javascript 2D game tile textures

I am using a texture atlas for my tiles. Of course I need to get the sub-images to draw them on the canvas as separate tiles. Right now I can think of two ways to implement this. Divide the texture ...
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Does pausing the canvas draw restores the FPS to higher value in a HTML5 game?

I set Frame Per Second of 60 for my game. But after 1 minute it gets to a significantly lower value - around 8 FPS. Does pausing the canvas drawing restores the FPS to higher value? If it does, how ...
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Efficient way to store entities in javascript

I am trying to design a game from strach with Javascript. It's a 2D game (a kind of Zelda on old devices). I am trying to find an efficient way to store my data because I know I will have to face ...
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Can I use JavaScript for Unity 5? [duplicate]

Sorry for my bad English. I wanted to know how similar is JavaScript with Unity Script. I know that Unity Script is not JavaScript and it was done for marketing purposes but I just wanted to know if ...
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Separation of axis theorem implementation at normals

This might be more of a math question, but it relates to the development of a simple physics engine I am trying to create. I have been stumped on this for about a week now, and have been unable to ...
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Java - Adjusting the speed of an object during movement

I am trying to get an object to move (on java canvas) in the same angle but at different speed within the X and Y axis. Below you can see how i have implemented the movement of the object. xPosition ...
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Circular motion

I'm working on a to-scale simulation of the Solar System with HTML5 Canvas but a problem appeared which I am unable to solve. All the astronomical objects I've added have a point-of-reference (i.e. ...
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Adding calls to an Entities update function

So I am trying to add a property to my entity function then in order for it to update I need to call it within the entity's update function so this is how I create the entity var sprite = ...
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How should I efficiently clear and redraw my canvas with lots of animated sprites?

My current solution is to clear the entire canvas and redraw all sprites on every requestFrame(). This works but feels inefficient: I only need to clear the part of the canvas made invalid by ...
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JavaScript — Unity Movement Bug

Hello fellow programmers ! I have been working on a game lately and It's going pretty good. Today I decided to make a new car for it since it's a racing game. When I was modelling the car I ...
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storing hexagon-based (x/y) movements in a database

Im developing a hex(agon)-grid based game. The game is turn-based. Players move stuff on the map and they need to be allowed to issue movement-orders. Units move a certain amount of movement-points ...
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Where to start, to develop an online Backgammon game? [closed]

I would like to develop a backgammon game to play against other players online, as a way of learning more Javascript/jQuery and a little game development. I'm a web developer and most of my experience ...
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What JavaScript and or Html should engine I should use? [closed]

I took some classes on JavaScript and I know some html5. I took these classes so I can Learn Game Development!! I want to use JavaScript and not C# or C++ because I want easy cross platform with the ...
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Why cap game loop delta-time?

I was reading some game's source code on Github and saw this game loop implementation for the first time: var lastTime = 0; var maxTime = 1/30; /** * @param {DOMHighResTimeStamp} curTime ...
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Collision between free player and tilebased map

so I'm working on some sort of platformer in javascript where the map is tilebased but the player can move freely. Now, i have a problem with collision detection/response. It's kind of obvious what ...
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Objective-C or javascript+html5+canvas? [closed]

I'm really interested in starting to study some language with the idea of develop games for ipad and iphone. My main concern is that as soon as is possible to develop games with javascrit and html5 ...
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Mousedown event not performing drawImage

I've been working on the basic gameplay. I'm to a point where I think it should draw a card in the quadrant clicked/tapped, but nothing is happening. I can't see what's wrong. Please help. My only ...
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Why are my canvas drawings larger than the actual image?

For the following page source, I've finally gotten a grip on rendering the cards. I'm puzzled why they appear about 2.5x larger on the canvas. <html> <head> <style> ...
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Struggling to define js sprite sheet

I've been working on this for a couple days, unable to get anything to load. Here is the whole page. Please help me find what I'm doing wrong. Right now, I'm only trying to render the first card in ...
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How to center a tilemap in Phaser?

In Phaser, I am loading a Tilemap from JSON. I would like my Tilemap to display in a particular position (for simplicity here I say the middle of the screen). var map = ...
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Can someone explain this function? [closed]

How does the spawn function work? var max_bollar = 15; var i = 0; var timecounter = 0; var bollarcounter = 0; var spawn_delay = 5; var min_spawn_delay = 25; var max_spawn_delay = 500; var balls = []; ...
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How can I get information from a function

Okay, so if I use this code to randomly spawn balls at the top of the screen, how do i get them to move down: var max_bollar = 10; var i = 0; var timecounter = 0; var bollarcounter = 0; var ...
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How can i call a thing a lot of times (game: dodger)

Hey I am new to coding and i want to know how to get the same thing to hapen until i "say" stop. The game is that you need to dodge stuff that is falling, i was thinking that i could use a while loop ...
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Drawing a hexgrid on a canvas, yet making it zoom/scrollable?

I'm developing a game in JS / PHP. The game is basically a 2D plane (hexgrid) where each hex represents a location in space. In total, I'm drawing 25 * 25 hexes on a 1000x1000 canvas. I also draw ...
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How can I turn off the sound from another scene?

I attached music file to my first scene and thanks to following javascipt code, sound continues without stopping in other scenes. public static var object : SingletonMusic = null; function Awake() { ...
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How can I create a spacial grid? [closed]

I just created a tile map for my game, and its a side profile game. The game looks sort of like Terraria, where there is blocks you can place and break. I want the player to be able to collide with ...
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Align SpriteText position [closed]

i have this function which aligns text. static function AlignTxt(obj : GameObject, txtAnchor : SpriteText.Anchor_Pos, txtAlign : SpriteText.Alignment_Type) { ...
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How do I deal with AABB sweep ghost collisions?

I've been trying to wrap my head around this for some time now. I wrote an implementation of AABB sweep collision detection. I though I understood the idea but it didn't work as expected. I rewrote ...
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Pixel collision detection between two images is not working in Phaser.js [duplicate]

I am applying collision between two images. But the two collided images are not taking the pixels to collide with each other. The collided images are overlapping each other but at some point, the ...
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Change color of bitmap

I am attempting to understand the easeljs ColorFilter and its use with cache. There is quite a bit of information at the easeljs site but it's not clear based upon the examples and documentation. ...
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Random equidistant points like a tree branch (JS)

I'm working on an algorithm to generate a "graph" like array of points in my game world. See Image Below: Here is what i'm working on so far, which will generate the black line.. but this may not ...
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how to follow(center) a box inside canvas element

If inside a canvas I draw a box, and the I add arrows to move it, the box will eventually be out of my reach since it goes out the border and I cant see it. How could I follow the box so that it is ...
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Image won't scale after click

Despite being a long-time developer I've never played with JavaScript libraries or any sort of graphics development. With my son we're trying to create something interesting and are using ...
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Intellisense with PhaserJS Library in Visual Studio Code

I am trying to use Visual Studio code along with PhaserJS but am confused about why the isn't working. I've read through http://www.johnpapa.net/intellisense-witha-visual-studio-code/ am think I ...
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Prevent cheating in html Javascript game [duplicate]

I have made a Javascript/html game. Now the problem I have is anyone can edit the client code and cheat in game for example there is a man shooting a enemy. Man HP: ...
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javascript efficient collision detection [closed]

I have a processing game where I am having serious lag problems with collision detection. I am using the most effective code I can think of however after about 9 levels in The game gets unbearably ...
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Multiplayer game with Cocos2d-Javascript and Node.js

It is possible to make a multiplayer browser based game using cocos2d-javascript + node.js? If so, is there any tutorial about that?
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Architecture for game character movements with user input and a finite state machine

I have a JavaScript canvas game setup using Phaser framework. When I first made my character able to run, jump, and crouch, I used lots of if/else conditions and ended up with an ugly, buggy mess. I ...
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My polygons only register a collision if they are the same shape and directly over top of each other

I'm trying to learn about 2d polygon collision detection/handling and have ran into a snag. After running through lots of tutorials and sample code I've attempted to implement my own polygon class ...
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How Can I Find a Shape on 2D Array?

For the code in my test project, I want to find 2D[,] array shape on the char[][] list. I created an actual map with 'char[][]' array. So, how can I find a tileChar's shape on the worldChar array? ...
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Fixed Time Step Flutter

I've seen a lot of questions about this problem, but really no solution. Hopefully I can explain the issue well enough that I can get some sort of closure on this problem. I'm using a Fixed Time ...
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How can i fix “get_transform can only be called from the main thread” error in my code?

Here's my code: var forward = transform.TransformDirection(Vector3.forward); var input = Input.GetAxis("Vertical"); function Update(){ transform.position += forward * input * Time.deltaTime; ...
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Unity 5 Animation attaching

I have created the walking and idle animation for my fps player. I've added a JavaScript script to access it, but when I run it and press button(w), it stops and says that the animation is not ...