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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Libgdx, how do i get the translation and rotation of a node from a model instance?

I have a model instance of a character, and a model instance of a sword weapon. THe character has a node on his right hand so he can "carry" the sword. Right now I use this code so the sword's ...
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Creating a Melee Weapon in Box2D (libGDX)

I am struggling with how to implement a melee weapon that can swing when a key is pressed. I am imagining two different attacks (stab and swing) I have tried creating two fixtures (character + ...
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LibGDX Game vs ApplicationAdapter

When I create a new LibGDX project the main class of Core project extends ApplicationAdapter. Here is how it looks like. package com.marimba.apptest; import com.badlogic.gdx.ApplicationAdapter; ...
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Changing the color of a sprite at runtime

Is there a form to change the color of a sprite in runtime?} I have a black point loaded with an image, but i dont want to load various images with different colors, is there a mode to change the ...
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Libgdx with Scala: Overwrite listener

I try to learn Scala the fun way, with a little libgdx project. Now I'm somewhat stuck: val go = new TextButton("Go", style) go.addListener(new ClickListener() { override def isPressed() : ...
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LibGDX with Parallax Camera, unable to accurately select objects

So, basically I borrowed the ParallaxCamera test that LibGDX provides and got the camera set up rather nicely. However, I noticed that when I specify a speed other than 1, my game objects shifted ...
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Looking for 2D engine in Linux environment for top down style game [on hold]

I'd like to start getting into game development and wanted to know what tools/engines would best fit me. I am working in a Linux environment and my programming background is C/C++/Java and some Perl. ...
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libGDX new TextureAtlas(filename) and new Texture(filename) drawing stale image data

I'm trying to draw an image using libgdx but no matter what I do, libgdx seems to insist on drawing a portion of an image I had loaded and used in an earlier game screen. In my current game screen ...
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GLSL 2D Silhouette

I'm trying to render a silhouette of any entity behind foreground objects to indicate their position to the player. Here's an example of what I want to achieve, from Hyper Light Drifter: From what ...
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LibGdx scaling properly

I've mad use of view ports and they do what they say they do, but the problem is I'm not able to get it to scale the whole world with it. The game is for android which it looks nice on but desktop is ...
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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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Libgdx - How to rotate a single ShapeRenderer object

So, looked at a couple of questions similar to this, led me straight into dead ends. I have an object drawn out in ShapeRenderer, and I wish to rotate only that one object. I have tried ...
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Which is the best method implementing a background scrolling for game in libgdx?

My question is very simple I am new to libgdx development, which is the best approach implementing a background that is to make the background move in y direction 1)My First approach is drawing the ...
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Java libgdx Game Screens and rendering tile map [closed]

I'm working on a 2D tiled game with Java and libGDX. I'm having problems implementing gamescreens. I'm trying to set the screen to gameScreen and start rendering tiles, but I'm getting a nullpointer ...
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Rotating towards a point in Box2D

I'm using Box2d as my physics engine and I'm trying to solve what would normally be a simple problem but what has become a nightmare for me and preventing me from finishing my app. (6 months work) ...
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Does the LibGDX AI extension work on IOS?

Does the LibGDX AI extension work for IOS? Here it does't show how to add it to the IOS dependencies. I don't have an IOS device but I want to release my game for IOS. I just don't to finish my game ...
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LibGDX - Show a minimap

I've started to develop a small roguelike game in LibGDX. I've also made a minimap class, which creates and updates the minimap as the player explores the dungeon, by using a Pixmap. The minimap class ...
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Detect if a sprite has left the camera in libgdx?

Is there a method to know if a sprite has left the camera of the stage? or I have to do my operations? :P
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LibGdx Scalling sprites on Android

I have a sprite that is a few buttons but need them in the center of the screen for all android devices. I tried setting it's location to the center of the screen by dividing the orthogonal camera by ...
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In Scene2D, does Actor.hasActions() no longer exist?

Eclipse does not allow me to do while (actor.hasActions()){} saying it's undefined for type actor, but the libgdx API still has it as one of an Actor object functions.
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libgdx ActorGestureListener.pan() parameters not moving actor in smooth line

I override the pan method in ActorGestureListener to implement dragging actors in libgdx (scene2d). When I move individual pieces on a board they move smoothly, but when moving the whole board, the ...
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LibGDX make an object rotate around something

I need to rotate and object, which should be a circle made up with a ShaderRender, around a specified point. In LibGDX there is a method or something which allow me to do this? If it doesn't exist how ...
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Libgdx understanding screen size

I'm trying to create my own jumper type game where the player moves up through an infinite y value. The problem I am having is getting the screen size to match up with the android screen. viewport ...
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How to make sure that when two bodies collide, there is only one collision detection on box2d?

I'm using LibGDX with box2d, and when to bodies collide collision is detected multiple times. here's the code `public void preSolve(Contact contact, Manifold oldManifold) { Body a = ...
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generate box2d bodies from isometric tiled map

I followed the tutorial here to generate box2d bodies from a tiled map and that worked fine.... for orthogonal tiled maps. Unfortunately isometric maps use their own coordinate system where (0, 0) is ...
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LibGDX input y-axis flipped

I'm writing a game in Java for Android using LibGDX, and I connected my phone so I can test it on it. I know that LibGDX's render system works different than regular Java systems since the 0,0 ...
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TiledMap blocks makes Animation invisible

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Got it fixed. Thanks to anyone who tried to help me. New Code: mapManager.render(); ...
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LibGDX - ShapeRenderer as principal game entity renderer

I am trying to make a 2D game that is just a bunch of default figures like circles, arcs and quadrilaterals with no textures (similar to Super Hexagon), and for that I was using C# and XNA long time ...
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How can I repeat a Texture Region in libGDX

I have a texture that is part of a sprite sheet. I want draw the texture to cover a certain length, but I want it to repeat not stretch. However,when I use the following code batch.draw(hillBottom, ...
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Draw a line/curve for the path an object has taken

Hello I am making a game in libgdx. I want to draw a line/curve of the path a object have taken. First a thought I could save all positions of the objects each iteration and draw line between them ...
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Level Backgrounds [duplicate]

I'm developing a game using libGDX but am still new, especially when it comes to designing sprites etc. So far for my sprites I've used only GIMP. However, for my game I also need different level ...
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Filling the viewport area of a orthographic camera with an image (libgdx)

So im trying to get the whole area of the viewport and then use the coordinates to draw images in the camera's viewport. So if the camera moves I can fill it with one image the length and the width of ...
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How to achieve sprite reflection effect in libgdx

I am currently working on an open world game similar to Pokemon using libgdx. I am currently stuck on this effect that I really want to be done before moving to other features of my game. How can I ...
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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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Efficient Collision detection for polygons (fleet) in an RTS

I'm trying to make an RTS for android using libgdx. I would like to have collision detection to be able to detect ships inside the range of weapons and collision between my bullets and the ships. So ...
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How do I convert screen coordinates to isometric tile map coordinates in libGDX using matrices

I know this has been asked many times but my question doesn't quite fit the others. I have an IsometricTiledMap and I need to get the tile under a set of screen X and Y coordinates. Here is a picture ...
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2D LibGDX Collision Avoidance [duplicate]

I would like to know what is the best way to implement collision avoidance and eventually pathfinding in a LibGDX 2D top view game. Think of "Binding of Isaac". I use a sort of tilemap to place the ...
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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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Matrix rotation wrong orientation LibGDX

I'm having a problem with matrix rotation in libgdx. I rotate it using the method matrix.rotate(Vector3 axis, float angle) but the rotation happens in the model orientation and I need it happens in ...
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LibGDX - Box2D: Realistic Light and Layers

I'm having some problems with my current game. Short description: It's a 2D game where you have to avoid the lights or you lose HP. My problem is the following one: Here is the rendering process: ...
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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 , Scale button with animation when it is pressed

I am developing game using LibGDX . I want to create beautiful menu and to scale buttons when they are pressed but not in this way , when it is pressed scale it 1.5f , I want to scale it with ...
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Card game - creating card Listener

I am making a card game where there are 21 cards on hand and 2 options from where user can draw cards to his hand and throw a card from hand. I am new on game development and I'm following the ...
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Move a box2d body towards mouse [closed]

I'm using LibGdx's Box2D in Java. I'm trying to apply a force to the body that would send it towards the mouse. The problem is, I'm having trouble figuring out a way to send it directly to the mouse ...
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Word game - board implementation?

I'm working on a boggle type game for android, using libgdx. The user is presented with a 4x4 grid of letters and must find words by dragging their finger over the letters. Unlike boggle I want used ...
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How to save file in assets so it can be properly loaded in Android Studio?

I am following a guide on creating a replica of Flappy Bird. - http://www.kilobolt.com/day-6-adding-graphics---welcome-to-the-necropolis.html The step I am having trouble is loading the texture from ...
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Using world coordinates instead of pixels

I've been told that having a set pixels-per-world unit number is bad practice because it will not look the same at different resolutions. Because of this, I am trying to learn about using abstract ...
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Changing Box2D Body from Kinematic to Dynamic after contact

What is the correct way to change a Kinematic body into a dynamic body? context - I have a dynamic body as a projectile which has to be fired at a kinematic body (it is kinematic because i am ...
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LibGDX : Scene2D [closed]

I wanna make the right scrolling button smaller and the buttons inside it to touch the right edge of the Table inside the ScrollPane, the buttons are smaller the left grey part is the background of ...
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How can I update a Stage-based HUD from another Stage's Actor in libGDX?

I feel like this is a simple problem, but I'm having issues finding the correct search terms. I have a Screen that includes two Stages. The first, stage, contains a number of objects deriving from ...