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How do I make sure my tic-tac-toe AI always plays to a draw?

I'm working on a little project. The aim is to play Tic-Tac-Toe against an AI, but I require that the game always results in a draw against the AI opponent. How can I implement the AI to ensure that?
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Initial force to achieve orbital velocity

I'm attempting to get asteroid to orbit a black hole that is asserting gravity. Some parts currently work, like the black hole asserting gravity, attracting asteroids in and destroying them. And ...
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using delta timing is causing shake

I am using delta timing to account for potential drop in frame rate. Only trouble being when I do this, I can notice an ever so slight wobble. I checked out the following JSFiddle coming from a ...
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How do C# and JavaScript differ in Unity development? [closed]

Other than the obvious language differences, how do JavaScript and C# differ when developing games in Unity3D? Is there a noticable performance difference? Is the JS code packaged as-is? If yes, ...
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Simple track method for 2D car game? [closed]

I'm a new programmer and I am trying to make a 2D car game on an html5 canvas with javascript and JQuery. I have got the basic car motion down, check it out here: ...
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Variable Variables in unity using JavaScript?

I'm working on a custom built save system for a project a friend an myself are working on. Currently all variables that are saved to file, are stored as static variables in a global variables script ...
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Unity - Can't Shoot While Moving

Shooting does nothing while moving, but it works perfectly fine while standing still in my Unity project. As far as I can tell no one else has this problem. I just used the Character Controller first ...
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How do I lerp between values that loop (such as hue or rotation)?

View Demo I'm trying to make the joint rotate smoothly around the center of the canvas, toward the angle of mouse pointer. What I have works, but I want it to animate the shortest distance possible ...
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Moving a sprite towards an x and y coordinate

Given a sprite with an x and y coordinate, how would I move it toward another sprite with an x and y coordinate? I've already made it face towards the other sprite, and I've made it move towards the ...
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Text width phaser.js

Does phaser have any function that returns the width of the text or if not, how can I center text inside rectangle I've drawn? Thanks!
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How to lock aspect ratio when resizing game window in unity?

I want a scalable game window that when resized stays at 16:9 aspect ratio. The goal is for the user to be able grab the window on the right or bottom and resize it. The game should adjust the ...
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Offset during zooming to keep object within boundries

I have a simple zoom feature which lets the user zoom in and out. I'm having an issue how ever when i zoom out the object gets smaller to the point that the boundaries become broken. The idea is the ...
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Processing.js for loop not executing all the way

I'm trying to add elements to an ArrayList (in Processing.js, basically a javascript array) in a for loop. BEcause of the many objects I need to add, the for loop is not incrementing all the way ...
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How does browserquest handle tiles above players

How does browserquest handle tiles above an player? For example: When the player stands in front of the tree. the player will be displayed on top of the tree. When the player stands next to the ...
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How to manipulate browser pixels on different mobile devices

I'm creating a board game using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. It's working fine on Desktop browsers properly. But when i load it on Windows phone it's not behaving properly. The resolutions and the game ...
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How to move around in a map and remember position?

I am working on sound labyrinth game. My game is about a person getting trapped in the basement and the only way to navigate and get out is through sound. I have created a map over the basement and ...
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How to deal with extremly big numbers in javascript? [closed]

I am making a idle game like http://www.clickerheroes.com/ . I am doing it using createjs html library(doesnt matter). Anyways what i want to know is how i can deal with extremly large numbers that ...
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RPG game engine HTML5/javscript [closed]

I am planning to build a 2D RPG game (Zelda style). I am looking for a game engine that has the following features: Map editor to create maps (preferably orthographic grid), with solid objects, ...
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Balancing fight script in Text Based Javascript Game

I'm working on a little text based javascript game and I've been using chromes Javascript console for the output. The 'game' works off a series of methods written into an object called Player created ...
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Add a Countdown Timer that increments in JavaScript and resets per level(Resovled)

I am currently developing a Simon says type game using jquery and javascript. I have linked a fully copy of the game on github Github download and unzip to see the game fully ...
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Get speed from vector using box2d and javascript

I need to find the speed of an object in a game. The game is made in HTML5 with jquery and jquery.box2d. For this I can use these methods: GetLinearVelocity().x; GetLinearVelocity().y; I'm then ...
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How to color each letter text in Phaser.js?

I have a text created with text object (game.add.text) and I would like to color each letter differently if that is possible. If not, how can I achieve this?
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How can I get a 4x4 matrix from a bullet quaternion?

I'm trying to make a game using JavaScript with Ammo.js ( an implementation of bullet ) and Sylvester to do my matrix maths. The problem is I don't know how to turn the WXYZ that bullet gives into the ...
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How to make background to stage in kineticjs

var stage = new Kinetic.Stage({ container: 'container', width: 490, height: 300, }); var layer = new Kinetic.Layer(); I want to make a default image to a stage to be the ...
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Enemy clones don't target player

In a small game that I'm making enemies multiply when you kill them, however when clones are instantiated they don't chase the player like the original prefabs do (example: ...
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Prefab disables its script when a clone is instantiated

A clone of a cube is spawned when it is destroyed, however the clones disable the script in the editor (example: http://gfycat.com/SnarlingScornfulEgg). Used the exact same script for a different kind ...
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How do I make a JS game downloadable?

I can put the HTML and JavaScript together in the same .html file, but the images need to be separate files. The only solution that comes to my mind is to give to the user a .zip folder. This is not ...
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How do I change the material of an object with Script in Unity?

I was making a game with Unity and I want to change an object's material using JavaScript when the player collects 5 collectables that I made. The collectables get stored in an int variable called ...
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How do I save variables and load them in Unity with JavaScript?

I made a game and i want to save the high score and load it back. I need to save 3 variables and load them when the game starts. How do i do it?
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How do I use elapsed time as the player's score in Unity?

I'm making a "survival" game, where the goal is to stay on a rotating board as long as possible. I want to add a score system based on how many seconds passed. For example, if you stay on the board ...
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p2.js physics engine behavior on Heightfield

I am writing a small game consisting of a 'ragdoll' character riding a skateboard. I have created a 'skateboard park' with some ramps and a jump. I am using a 'heightfield' object as the ground. ...
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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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Map scrolling around the world

I am developing an TBS (turn based strategy) game. I have created a simple canvas renderer to render hexagonial map. I already implemented scrolling on the map. My current problem is that I want to ...
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Crafty Bind “createView” to viewport - TiledMapBuilder

Is there any way to bind the createView function to the player entity? For Example: I am moving forward and the map is automatically loaded. I call the Map with: Crafty.e("2D, DOM, ...
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Is a multiplayer game in JavaScript a bad idea?

What are the possible downsides to using (client side) JavaScript when creating a multiplayer game? Game description: It's an MMORPG/RTS. That means players actively contribute to structures in the ...
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WebGL wrong scaling of rectangle

I'm working with this tutorial http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/webgl/webgl_transforms/ and my result is, that the rectangle moves in the direction of it's scaling values, and also scales at ...
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changing a sprite width when playing a reel using Crafty.js

can anyone help me with this : http://jsfiddle.net/B5UsC/20/ you can see that the sprite animation is not rendering correctly when the reel is in the last frame when animating Hardpunch is it ...
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changing sprite coordinate when defining a new reel in crafty.js

this is my jsfiddle : http://jsfiddle.net/B5UsC/18/ this.bind('KeyDown', function () { if (this.isDown('A')) { this.__coord[0] = 57; ...
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confusion in animating a sprite sheet using craftyjs

can anyone help me with this : http://jsfiddle.net/B5UsC/15/ you can see that the sprite animation is not rendering correctly and i am guessing that i am not using the exact width of the sprite ,i ...
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I can load new tiles but how do I load new chunks?

I have successfully been able to add new tiles and place random trees on a 2d map grid however I haven't used chunks. I just load a new tile when the player moves and save it to the map array. But I ...
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Objects don't instantiate at mouse position

I'm trying to get the player to shoot a projectile at the mouse position, however the projectile is shot in weird directions (http://gfycat.com/BothFluidHoneyeater). Here is relevant part of my ...
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animating a spritesheet using crafty.js

this is my jsfiddle : http://jsfiddle.net/seekpunk/ek6ub4u5/1/ i don't understand what i am missing it's been three days now working and trying to do the animation but i am stuck ...
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how to store game state for a multiplayer board game eg. poker

First Approach: Store the state in database and play with database queries. Could a database handle the load, as poker is quite fast paced, and I have to query/update database for each player move. ...
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How to handle a negative coordinate 2d map with a growing map size

I love this procedural generation theory and have been messing around with it. However I'm having trouble wrapping my head around how to store my map data. Usually I store my map data in a 2d array ...
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CSS Sprite position updates slow due to addition of 'px'?

I'm moving fewer than 10 position: absolute elements around the screen. An enormous amount of CPU time (profiled in Chrome as (program) i.e. native code) is used where I do the following: style.left ...
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Box2D.js b2ChainShape

I'm using box2d.js (asm.js ported) and need to create a b2ChainShape. var bodyDef = new Box2D.b2BodyDef(); var fixDef = new Box2D.b2FixtureDef(); bodyDef.set_type(Box2D.b2_staticBody); var chain = ...
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How do I translate accelerometer readings into object movement?

I am using the DeviceMotionEvent web API, which gives me a device's acceleration split up into x-, y- and z-dimensions and a time interval. Here's my attempt at moving an object on screen based on ...
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Omni-directional light shadow mapping with cubemaps in WebGL

First of all I must say, that I have read a lot of posts describing an usage of cubemaps, but I'm still confused about how to use them. My goal is to achieve a simple omni-directional (point) light ...
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isometric tile tiled format javascript [closed]

Okay im having a problem with drawing an isometric map exported from tiled. Here is my problem. where it should be like this Here is the code that i used to reproduce the 1st image, what's wrong ...
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How to launch a prefab at the mouse position

I want to use Instantiate(item, new Vector3(...), Quaternion.identity) to land an item at the position that was clicked. My game is using a third-person view (example). This is the code that I think ...