A game library which enables cross-platform game development in Java, with support for Android development and desktop development. It makes use of OpenGL for portability.

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How to move objects in any direction by swiping with libgdx android game development

first of, I'm new to android game development so I don't know all the classes and dictionaries within android and libgdx. I'm actually following a game development tutorial for the first time ...
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Java - Updating Block Textures Based On Surrounding Blocks [on hold]

I am trying to make a top down game and when you play a wall, depending on the walls surrounding that wall the texture will change, it is fine until there is a loop, then i get a stack overflow error, ...
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(LibGDX/JAVA) How can I get a rectangle to rotate with this pendulum so I can start detecting collisions?

One of the objects in my game is a pendulum that swings in a semi-circle. This is done by having an update() method like this: public void update() { angleAcceleration = +1.81 / length * ...
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How to add a callback to addAction in scene2d

Sorry if this is a newbie question, I'm still learning libgdx. I'm using scene2d and I am trying to fade a tooltip into my scene and fade it out after 4.5 seconds. Everything is working in my code ...
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for android platform , libgdx vs unity 3d [on hold]

i am android programmer and i like to code with Java , not JavaScript my question is very easy . i just like to choose between Libgdx and Unity , please help me . please compare Libgdx and Unity , ...
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Connect lightsource with object in Libgdx

I want to make an minimalistic highway chase game in LibGDX, but I have a question. Can I attach a source light to an object so gravity will affect the source light, by pulling it down? One solution ...
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Sprites not being rendered on screen change - Android Libgdx

In my game over screen for my Libgdx Android game I've the following code which starts a new game upon a screen touch. if(Gdx.input.isTouched()) { ScreenManager.setScreen(new ...
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LibGDX Android project in IntelliJ

I've created a LibGDX project. I imported the build.gradle. The core and desktop modules are imported successfully, but the android not. So I add the content roots. The project compiles, I could build ...
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Game lags when my player collides with a specific object (solution known, unsure how to implement)

I'm developing a game in Android using LibGDX (although this is more of a JAVA problem than an engine problem). My aim is to have my player bounce off one spring onto another that will eventually take ...
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LibGDX Tiled Map - how to get embedded objects

I am using LibGDX to learn Game Development. I have reached the phase I am learning to use Tiled Maps. In Tiled map editor, there is a feature where we can pick a tile in the tile set, go to View -> ...
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Grayscale color mode texture not rendering in libGDX

I am about to develop a game completely in shades of grey using libGDX and just for testing purposes, i created two textures in photoshop: 2048 x 2048 plain white png image with RGB color mode of ...
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libGDX's 2D particle editor launching incorrectly

What's going on? Here's my process: I first right-click the referenced library for gdx-tools.jar in Eclipse: I then search for the particle-editor class: It opens successfully, but half of the ...
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Is there any case to mix Android UI with LibGDX?

my question is about creating "non-playable" screens in games with the help of native android tools. For example, I have an Android LibGDX game (singleplatform), what should I use to provide start ...
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Libgdx - How to change GestureListener pan finger sensibility?

I implemented GestureListener in my Overlap2dStage to pan the camera when the player drags its finger over the screen. But I also have some actors that extend InputAdapter to detect when the user ...
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(Java) Trying to animate an arraylist of coins with a (working) animation class

I have a coin class which takes in an integer numOfCoinsand an enum LayoutType, which can be linear or curved. A linear layout displays the coins in a straight line one after the other - we'll work ...
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Using Box2D in LibGDX, is there a reason a fixture set to be a sensor would only -sometimes- detect a collision?

I am working on a 2D game in LibGDX. Currently, I am testing interactions between a player's weapon and enemies - in particular, a sword and an enemy monster. The player has a hurtbox and the sword ...
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libGDX fix timestep [closed]

I'm using libGDX for one year. I was making a game based on rhythm, but I dropped because my game has different movement speed and motion in Desktop/Android version. So I started a new project and a I ...
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How do I reverse this function?

I'm working on an isometric tile rendering engine and I need to reverse a function I used to translate the Cartesian coordinates into isometric coordinates. I've already written a function for this, ...
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Is their something built-in libgdx android for showcase guide? [closed]

I'm looking to build showcase guide for my android game. (Something like this) Is there something built-in in libgdx to do so?
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In android libgdx is it possible to add scrollpane to ContentTable? [closed]

How can I add scrollpane to a ContentTable (in Dialog) in android using libgdx?
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How do I show damage to an enemy? [closed]

I have a Player and an Enemy, both with damage values and health. I am trying to add something that will show how much damage is done to the Enemy with each attack. I want it to show above the Enemy, ...
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LibGDX font issues

I've started creating a small project for the store with LibGDX. So far I only tested on PC, and everything went well. I'm using the gdx-smart-font library for font rendering. The fonts are looking ...
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Use prebuilt chunks for dinamical generated level [closed]

I am looking for a way to create a dynamic vertical scrolling level using chunks of level which i build to be sure the level is playable. I am wondering how to create this levels and which is the best ...
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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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LibGdx: How to check if VSync is enabled

I am just about finished my options screen, the only thing I need is some way of detecting if Vsync is enabled or not. I'm using LibGdx 1.5. I have tried to find an access to wglSwapIntervals, but ...
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Dijkstra Pathfinding in Libgdx, some minor problems

I'm having some problems with my Dijkstra implementation in Libgdx. I understand that there are already AI libraries that can probably do this much simplier but this is a school assignment so i'm ...
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player sprite hidden after using a stage (scene2d library)

What i'am doing is showing a tiledmap on the full screen , and it works fine. The character moves perfectly and the camera too. What i want is : Showing some text or imageButton over the map like ...
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Is using Game in libGDX for more than just switching screens a bad practice

I'm the process of refactoring the prototype of my game to use multiple screens using the Game - Screens model. I found some information (I think in more than one place) that the Game class should be ...
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OrthographicCamera and viewport not giving expected effect

I recently asked a question about this area that I think was too broad, so I will try a new approach. I have the following code I am experimenting with: batch = new SpriteBatch(); ...
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How to resize animation in libgdx?

I want to draw an animation, the size of each frame is 500x500px but when I try to resize, the animation seems to rotate... Here the code to load frames and create animation: Texture fireSheet = ...
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Scaling buttons in LibGDX

I'm trying to make a usable GUI for a Android game using LibGDX. But I'm having big trouble getting the fonts and buttons to a usable size. Scaling fonts work, but the results are not very pretty. ...
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Can't perform normal jump after applying revolute joint

I have encountered the following problem: I have two PolygonShapes which I had connected with a RevoluteJoint. The first body is called square the second is called weapon, before connecting the two ...
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LibGDX problems when switching screens and disposing: AL lib: (EE) alc_cleanup: 1 device not closed [closed]

I have to classes which implements the Screen interface. I'm trying to switch between these screens. I'm able to switch one time, but when trying to switch back, I receive the error: AL lib: (EE) ...
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LWJGL: getDisplayModes() on Linux with two monitors

When calling getDisplayModes() on a Linux machine with two monitors I only get one single resolution, that is, the current resolution set on the main monitor. However, calling xrandr directly gives me ...
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Using a basic shader in libGDX

Looking at https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/Shaders, I have decided to try these shaders: String vertexShader = "attribute vec4 a_position;\n"+ "uniform mat4 ...
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Animation reset in libgdx

i have an issue that i hope it's easy to resolve. I'm playing various animations in my libgdx-created game. For a particular animation, i need that to play in loop mode but only if a particular ...
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Problem with collision detection , Libgdx [closed]

I have a main character called main_sprite and I need to check for collision with another object called enemySprite . In case there is a collision, it should set velocity to 0. Here are my classes : ...
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LibGdx - Move sprite in the direction of other sprite

I'm kind new to LibGdx and I'm still learning. I'm working on a small game project to learn this nice framework. However, I'm having some issues with my game. My game is a top down shooter. There is a ...
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Libgdx. Sprite won't stop moving;

I can't stop a sprite from moving. Here's my code: boolean moving; Gdx.input.setInputProcessor(new Input(){ public boolean touchDown(int screenX, int screenY, int pointer, int ...
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How do I make my main character move towards an object? LibGDX/Java

What I want to happen is for my player to bounce from spring to another. For example take the illustration below: Here's my code (what I've tried to do so far). This gets called in an ...
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LibGDX Box2D Lights - Illuminate background

I have a box2D world made of tiles. I use a custom DirectionalLight for light up the scene from above (It shines through transparent blocks [eg.: the water] more deeply). The problem is (as expected), ...
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Problem of textureRegions display after display two screens

I have a texture display problem, knowing that they display correctly in the desktop project and before packer textures. but once I packed textures, they still appear in the first screens((enuScreen ...
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Libgdx simple movement with velocity [closed]

Ok so this is driving me nuts. I've followed 3 tutorials now and I'm trying to get simple velocity to work and it just doesn't want to work for me. I have an open space and I want the character to be ...
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LibGDX Android Application only running once

I'm having trouble trying to figure out why my LibGDX game only runs successfully once on Android. Assuming the game has not been installed on the device, when I run the application from eclipse the ...
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Images not scaling properly in LibGDX when using “batch.setProjectionMatrix(camera.combined);”

I am trying to put Assets into my game but when i put in the line of code "batch.setProjectionMatrix(camera.combined);", which from my knowledge scales the Asset to the size of the window it appears ...
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LibGDX/Java - Trying to find the vector from one object to another

I want to add springs in my game that work like the ones in sonic - i.e. if you can't get over an obstacle you have to hit a spring which sends the main character flying towards another spring that ...
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Rendering dialog in libgdx.

Here's what I'm doing: public void create() { float w = Gdx.graphics.getWidth(); float h = Gdx.graphics.getHeight(); camera = new OrthographicCamera(); camera.setToOrtho(false, w, ...
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LibGDX - Best way of scrolling background

I'm new to LibGDX and i'm trying to implement a screen where i have a guy running and the ground under him scrolling to give impression he is really running in a sidewalk for example. The ground ...
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Sprite movement only works the first time, can't figure out why [closed]

In my libGDX game I have finally managed to get the sprite to move the way I want him to but for some reason my desired outcome only works the first time I run the code. If I try to run it again, he ...
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LibGDX how to efficiently handle button presses

I'm making a simple 2D game for android using LibGDX. My game needs to have many buttons in it that fire off a method when pressed, and I was wondering what the best way to do this would be. I tried ...