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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Placeing stones/tiles on a board game

I am a beginner at libGdx. I am building a board game (the Fanorama game). I would like to use a pic as the board and place the pieces on the board on top of the board sprite. Is there a nice way to ...
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Box2D meters and pixels

I am confused about pixels and meters in Box2D. I know that Box2D work only in mters so I need SCALING FACTOR. How big I need it? For example I want that from my mouse coordinates position X and Y for ...
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Profiling my LibGDX game [closed]

hello programming friends, I have finished an Alpha version of my LibGDX game but it runs a bit choppy so it's time for me to start getting "analytical" and figure out exactly what's going on behind ...
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How can I support retina graphics in libgdx?

I'm not sure if I'm missing it somewhere or if this just doesn't exist, but I'd like to support "retina" graphics on desktop displays that support them (like the newer MacBook Pro), but I can't find a ...
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LibGdx Input data in a textfield

I have a textfield using scene2d but don't know how to save user input. this is what i have and it just draws the textfield. txtUsername = new TextField("", mSkin); ...
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LibGdx Exception

Here is the exception: Exception in thread "LWJGL Application" java.lang.NullPointerException at com.mygdx.test.excav.game.WorldRender.renderTest(WorldRender.java:34) at ...
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How to correctly set window size in Libgdx scene2d.ui dialog

In my libGDX application I am using the scene2d.ui classes to render my game's GUI. One of the things I render via these classes is a dialog window with a background image set. I have created the ...
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Removing inline declarations makes code work. Why?

This does not work: camera = new OrthographicCamera(100, 100 * (Gdx.graphics.getHeight() /Gdx.graphics.getWidth())); This does: float w = Gdx.graphics.getWidth(); float h = ...
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Box2D thow ball from PIXELS posisiton

Here are my enemy movement function. I want that my enemy in random Y-position throw a bunch of things in to the player. And I want to implement physics using Box2D. But I know that Box2D workd only ...
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Vertical alignment of a padded font generated by Hiero in libgdx

I've generated bitmap fonts for libgdx using Hiero. I've got several distance field fonts that require a lot of padding, unfortunately they don't seem to align correctly. Below is a font with a ...
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Why does resizing my game window move and distort my rendering?

I'm starting to make a game, and the first screen I've made is a very simple loading screen with some centered text. On starting it up, the text is nicely centered: Then I resize the window, and I ...
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How do I fill a shape with a texture in Libgdx?

I am making a 2D racing game. I want to fill the area of the ground object with a texture. I have the shapes of the ground (a Box2D shape). If I make images of the ground with textures, it uses a lot ...
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Collision detection Libgdx

I'm trying to implement Collision detection using Rectangles for my game but can't seem to get it to work. Bullets are updated when pressing space every frame so they move across the screen. ...
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Libgdx desktop windows resize

I have tried to make game with libgdx I want to create 3x3 grid in the middle of screen I ran the desktop project, it seems that not much problem at all, but if I resize the windows the 3x3 grid move ...
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How do I find the shape of Tiled's circles or ellipses in libGDX?

I created a level in the 'Tiled Map Editor' and loaded it into my libGDX game. I can easily transform almost all objects into Box2D objects (although this problem is not Box2D specific), but I have ...
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Predicting circle-circle bounce vector when aiming one at another

I am making a game with libGDX (with box2d) in which you drag and aim one circle body at another then release to fire. I would like to be able to predict the path of the second circle based on the aim ...
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Libgdx, find Vector3 direction

I am using Libgdx along with Bullet physics. I have a vehicle moving. I would like to use a ray from the vehicles origin and in the vehicles forward direction. How can I create the forward Vector3 ...
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Bullet Physics for Collision Detection and Smooth Response

I'm creating a game using LibGDX, and to prevent the need to spend lots of time writing collision detection code I've decided to make use of Bullet Physics, simply for collision detection and not for ...
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How to create Whirlpool/Vortex effect?

Im trying to make a Vortex effect on a Circle Body that is a Sensor. I've been looking for this and all examples i look for are in C++ or Objective C and i dont seem to translate them well. when my ...
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GdxRuntimeException uiskin.atlas

I have problem when trying to use the uiskin.atlas from github/libgdx. I've downloaded(cloned) it from libgdx.git but it just doesnt work. I get the following error: ...
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libgdx y axis rotation (card flip)

I am a complete new user to libgdx and am looking to use it to write a simple card game. I want to be able to flip my cards over to reveal them, in the same way as this example from Google shows. ...
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Using fonts in Scene2D GUI

I'm learning how to use Box2D and Scene2D together. I'm trying to create a Sprite class that combines a Box2D body with a Scene2D actor. Before I can do this I need to set up the environment I plan to ...
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Problem with changing font color in libgdx

I recently noticed that my version of libgdx was way out of date, so I updated from version .9.something to 1.4.1. I copied files for the project I'm working on over into a new project generated with ...
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Drag And Drop in libGDX (Target and Source)

I'm trying to put together a drag and drop system in libGDX with the help of DragAndDrop class. I have the typical system in which you can drag something into a box. So far it is working all dough I ...
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How can I implement a camera like the one in RotMG?

RotMG, an MMO top-down shooter, takes on a unique 2d-3d style, and has an intriguing camera; The game is obviously 3d, not simply isometric, and if you play the game and turn on camera rotation you ...
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Change a vertices and display corner of a polygon

I'm currently building a level editor for my game and i'm having some trouble on how to change vertices of a polygon. Basicly i searched the web trying to figure out how to update the vertices of a ...
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Random undirected graph generation

I would like to generate graphs randomly, like this: I have found that Box2d maybe can do it to me. But I do not know, how to use it, so how can I generate bobies after world initialization?
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Cant Set Image Origin in Table Cell - LibGDX

I am having real issues with my Actors when placed in table cells. I would like to set center Origin to allow me to tween the scale around the center. I am aware that the Table is responsible for ...
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How do I crop a camera's viewport?

I'm making an Android game using LibGDX. I would like to render a cropped version of the camera's viewport. Here's an original camera view (in 3ds max): I can get the same view in LibGDX without ...
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In libgdx, how do I get the intersection of a ray with a model instance?

I am using LibGDX trying to use raypicking to pick a point on a Mesh. I have two methods for this that don't seem to work quite right: /** * @param ray * @param intersection The vector to store ...
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How can I get the instantaneous volume level of a sound at a particular playback point?

How can I go about getting the current volume output of an audio file in libGDX? By that I mean of the actual file at its current play position. Essentially I want to write my own version of a plugin ...
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What is the approach of creating an image puzzle game with libgdx

I would like to create a game which consists of taking a random image, slicing it up into some number of pieces (according to a selected difficulty) and letting the player solve the puzzle. I've ...
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Libgdx - gesture dection

I have made a card game, and have two methods that sort the players hand. sortHandBySuit(); sortHandByValue(); I would like one method to be called when the user slides their finger from left to ...
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Move body LibGDX Box2D

Hello I have a body and I want to move it. When I press the mouse button my body should move at that position (on the const speed)on the screen. I have override two methods(x1, y1 - point where my ...
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How do I handle game lag due to background apps

I'm developing a game using libgdx and have noticed on several occasions that other background apps running can cause lag in my game - especially when those apps are being updated in the background. ...
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Vector images (SVG or other formats) support in libgdx or other Android framework? [closed]

I'm looking for a website to create games for Android. I'm interested in something that supports vector images. Do you know if libgdx supports them or is there a convenient way to use them in libgdx? ...
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Box2D pixels to meters , LibGDX

I am confused . what shall I set the orthographic camera viewport in libGDX when I use box2d , in one tutorial I saw that he divided his viewport numbers to 32 because 1meter =32 pixel , but I think ...
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Why do my images take 200 MB of RAM when they are ~20KB on disk?

I am creating an Android game using libGDX. When I load my nine images it takes 200 MB of RAM. But the images are 10 to 17 KB each. Why the discrepancy? Here is where I create textures from those ...
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Box2D Body creation causing performance issues

I have at max 10 dynamic bodies in my world at any time. they are created at random and fired up from below they screen. when a new body is being created, the fps falls from 59 - 61 to about 35- 40 ...
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Making sprites move in oppsite direction of vector

I have a sprite that moves from the bottom left of the screen to the top right. What I want to know is how would i make it turn around and go in the opposite direction, and continue this loop. I ...
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LibGDX - Tiled Map Layer Collision [duplicate]

I'm currently using LibGDX for a Atari 2600 style dungeon exploring game. I use the Tiled map editor as my editor of choice. Plus it's the best in my opinion for mac. I'm using LibGDX because of it's ...
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How can I change the appearance of the mouse cursor in libGDX?

How can I change the mouse a cursor to a picture using libGDX?
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(libgdx) how to make an actor transmits the events it receives to its children?

I use the following class : public class InGameMenu extends Actor{ /** VARIABLES **/ private boolean debug= true; private float x,y,width,height, margin; private static final String TAG = ...
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How would you declare a Texture object in the libgdx skin json file, using a region from a texture atlas?

I have a texture atlas that is linked to my skin.json file. The atlas contains a region named "game-title". I would like to declare a com.badlogic.gdx.graphics.Texture object in the json file, to ...
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Cover Screen with Snowing Effect in Libgdx

Oddly enough I cant find clear instructions on this theme (I only found rain and the method is very particular) so I ask, how do I implement a whole-screen snow-falling effect? The methods i can ...
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Only render/calculate the chunks in frustum!

I have a 2D world in form of a Block[][]-Array that holds all the blocks of the world. Every block has it's own Box2D Body (I want a "minecraft"-like 2D world for this project). Naturally I don't want ...
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How would I generate random falling objects

I'm creating a game using libgdx on Eclipse that is similar to Ragdoll Avalanche. I'm looking for a way to generate falling objects like the triangles of Ragdoll Avalanche. All I know that i have to ...
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White background on BitMapFont

I've tried placing a white "background" on a font that is being rendered with LibGDX, with no success. I'm using the font.draw to draw the loaded font on the screen, but every way that I tried, the ...
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libGDX fixed object and camera do movement

I develop game to andorid and there is moving object with arrows - simple movement like in RPG games. I did: camera.position.x = PIXELS_PER_METER*man.body.getPosition().x; camera.position.y = ...
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Libgdx detect when player is outside of screen

Im trying to learn libGDX (coming from XNA/MonoDevelop), and I'm making a super simple test game to get to know it better. I was wondering how to detect if the player sprite is outside of the screen ...