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/Box2D PolygonShape has no position… well, what now?

As my prototype works perfectly fine I want to advance to more fun areas of the project and add a more complex player-character body. So for Box2D I figured I'd need multiple fixtures, like one for ...
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LibGDX ShapeRenderer graphical glitches

So drawing something static on the screen with the ShapeRenderer is fine but whenever I try to move something it starts glitching out. Here's a vine to show what I mean: https://vine.co/v/OBxFi1P2IO9 ...
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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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How to follow object on CatmullRomSplines at constant speed (e.g. train and train carriage)?

I have a CatmullRomSpline, and using the very good example at https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/Path-interface-%26-Splines I have my object moving at an even pace over the spline. Using a simple ...
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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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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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Camera rotation issue Libgdx

I have a OrthographicCamera and I want to rotate 90° it, but when I rotate it seems to be shifted more to the right. Before rotation: http://postimg.org/image/tc9jpq9zr/ After ...
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AdMob Libgdx Full Screen Ad

favorite How can I make an AdMob ad in libGDX game ? For example I want to put small add at the bottom of some screens. but when the user loses I want to show a full screen add . any suggestions ?
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Communication between Box2D and libGDX Stage (Scene2D) running in separate threads

I'm making a physics based 2D game using libGDX and Box2D. I want to move the execution of the simulation out of render thread. I use immutable messages and the BlockingQueue to pass the information ...
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html5 libgdx project: war to be deployed in a servlet container or only part of the contents to a web server

I am new to compiling games with libgdx to be played on the web and I have some doubts perhaps someone can point me in the right direction: Using the new gradle setup I wrote a simple game to learn ...
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Enemy spawning problem [closed]

I've been trying to get my characters to spawn at random points through out the map. I have a camera which is following my main character (2D RPG Style) around the screen, but I want these "enemies" ...
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Coordinates issue vertical scroll Libgdx

I'm going crazy with this problem. I'll explain: I have a camera that falls down (flowing along the y-axis) which displays a TiledMap and declare the whole in this way: In the create method: ...
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Use LibGDX 2d particle editor with text?

Is there an easy way to use text in the LibGDX 2d particle editor. I want to show a score with an animation. Or must I create for each text an image (and a ParticleEffect instance)?
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libGdx Window .pack() not working

I'm trying to make a window, then use the pack method to get the right size, but the window maximizes instead. Here's my code: private Table buildOptionsWindowLayer() { winOptions = new ...
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What datastructure would you use for a collision-detection in a tilemap?

Currently I save those blocks in my map that could be colliding with the player in a HashMap (Vector2, Block). So the Vector2 represents the coordinates of the blog. Whenever the player moves I then ...
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LibGDX how to change animations

I have a Player Class and i have 3 different Animations for it. I can render them perfectly but i don't know how to change from one animation to another. For exmaple i have 3 animations, one for ...
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Combining pathfinding with global AI objectives

I'm making a turn-based strategy game using Java and LibGDX. Now I want to code the AI. I haven't written the AI code yet. I've simply designed it. The AI will have two components, one focused in ...
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Two pass blur shader using libgdx tile map renderer

I am trying to apply the following technique: blur effect using two pass shader to my libgdx game using the OrthogonalTiledMapRenderer. The idea is to blur the background wich is also a tilemap but ...
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Box2D body rotation with setTransform

I' having a problem rotating a body with setTransform(), The body has multiple sensors that should rotate with the player. The rotation works but it rotates around the bodys local 0,0 position instead ...
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LibGDX: Why look BitmapFont pixelated on a scene2d.ui.Dialog?

When I use BitmapFonts directly on the stage table, the fonts looks normal (not pixelated). But when I use the same BitmapFont with the same size on a scene2d.ui.Dialog, the font looks pixelated. ...
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libgdx get rotated sprite coords points

I would like to get the position of each edge of a sprite when he has been rotated. I have no idea how to do it, I made a image to explain it. I would like to get the X and Y position of each Red ...
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Problem to match font size to the screen resolution in libgdx

I'm having problems to show text on my game at same size on different screens, and I did a simple test. This test consists to show a text fitting at the screen, I want the text has the same size ...
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LibGDX . draw multiline text

I am trying to write a big text using BitmapFont in libGDX . But it shows on one line and the user can see only the first part of the text . How can I make that bitmapFont made new line automatically ...
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How to implement a game launch counter in LibGDX

I'm writing a game using LibGDX in which I want to save the number of launches of a game in a text file. So, In the create() of my starter class, I have the following code ..but it's not working ...
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How to make an Actor follow my finger

I'm back with another question that may be really simple. I've a texture drawn on my spritebatch and I'm making it move up or down (y-axis only) with Libgdx's Input Handler: touchDown and touchUp. ...
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libgdx game not disposing

My game does not exit entirely even after calling dispose() method. It loads a black screen when I launch it for the second time and works well if I kill the game manually and restart it. I get an ...
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2d libgdx: runtime level generation

I have encountered a problem during my first game development: I thought of a Array<Ground> groundArray that does groundArray.add when a new ground will appear on the screen, and removes oldest ...
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How to increase the acceleration of an object on the Y axis? [duplicate]

So far I am able to make the character fall at a constant rate but I am unsure how to make the character accelerate while falling. When the character is falling I have a line of code as such: ...
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How to use the zoom gesture in libgdx?

I found the example code for the GestureListener class, but I don't understand the zoom method: private float initialScale = 1; public boolean zoom (float originalDistance, float currentDistance) { ...
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Manage Admob Between Classes [closed]

I have a problem with ads because i want to disable the banner of ads in the game activity. I tried to use this guide https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/Admob-in-libgdx#control but application ...
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How do I change the relative origins of a Box2D World and a TiledMap in Libgdx?

I'm playing around with Box2D and TiledMaps and I've come across this minor annoyance. As you can see, both Box2D and TiledMap render at the center of the screen. This forces me to compensate by ...
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Collision in Tiled Map - LibGDX

I have collision code that deals with left or right or top or bottom. I am using Tiled Map with LibGDX. Question is: How do I detect collision with other cells by all 4 sides, and not specifically ...
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Parabolic throw with set Height and range (libgdx) [duplicate]

Currently i'm working on a minigame for android where you have a rotating ball in the center of the display which jumps when touched in the direction of his current angle. I'm simply using a gravity ...
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LibGDX Json not parsing full file

I'm trying to load a World with different Objects (World Objects and Entities). For that, I want to use Json. For less than two elements this works like a charm. But as I add more elements, some ...
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LibGDX - How to move Actor with fingers Code?

I am completely new to Game Development. I See all these Questions and Answers and Codes and I have no clue what to do with them. I need some Guidance. My Plan: I want my Actor to move up and down, ...
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Accurate sprite rotation with mouse movement

I am using the current mouse position to aim the player sprite, but I am not getting the best results. It will often by off by a noticeable amount, or even a complete ~180 off if I go from one side, ...
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Does scaling affect performance in OpenGL? [closed]

I've never been able to understand the best practice in this context. I usually want to ship my game with as minimum size as possible. So whereever possible, I try to use scaling of my graphics. Let's ...
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Rendering tilemaps at a specific position libgdx

I'm making an endless side scroller game like gravity guy with libgdx. To test this I'm just creating two tiled maps with the same .tmx file to render then one after another, like: ...
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Unable to draw single particle effect at two places

I am using Libgdx ParticleEffect to draw a fire particle effect . The issue I have is that when I try to render a ParticleEffect at two different locations within single game loop, only the last ...
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How do I switch between the game screen and score screen without redrawing everything?

I'm working on a multiplayer game in Libgdx and want to display the scores of say, the top 10 players on the map. The player should be able to checking the scores at any point during the game and ...
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Detecting key press only once in Libgdx [duplicate]

Have a question on keyboard inputs. Currently I am using this method to read my input, Gdx.input.isKeyPressed(Input.Keys.A), it is working fine. But I do realized at times there are multiple instances ...
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Cannot draw around the screen after zooming out with LibGDX projection coordinate

I've just started developing game in android using LibGDX. I've follow some samples and now my simple game can draw path when user move their finger around the screen. now problems appear when i add ...
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setRotation in touchDrag

I have a problem, have Actors that represent game pieces. What I'm trying to do is make it so the player can click-and-drag the tile to move it around one fixed position in the screen and rotate. I ...
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Swiching screen at collision LIBGDX

I am programming with LIBGDX and I am working with a piece of code. What I want to happen is that when the BUCKET collides with a DROP the game switches screens back to the menuScreen. I have tried ...
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Publish android game only for 800 x 480 resolution in portrait mode

I have developed a game in libgdx. I worked for long and after finishing, I found that the game runs perfectly only on devices with resolution 800 × 480. I found this solution: ...
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Is there a difference in these two ways of rendering sprites?

I use an OrthogonalTiledMapRenderer: renderer = new OrthogonalTiledMapRenderer(world.getMap()); and I wonder if there is a differnce between this call: renderer.getSpriteBatch().draw(sprite, ...
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Which input event is suitable for this game?

I am trying to clone this game: http://www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal/g3/bells.htm As i am using libgdx, so the game is both for Android and PC. I was wondering which input event would fit in nicely. ...
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Making Player Jump

I have been editing a piece of code and I have already implemented gravity so I would like to know how i could make the player jump when the screen is touched. I would like the player bucket to jump. ...
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Transitive dependencies show up in desktop but not android project

I created a generic library (PB) which I'm referencing in my core project (mega-whack). Here's what the dependencies look like (simplified build.gradle): project(":pb") { dependencies { compile ...
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How should matrix-based Parallax Scrolling work?

The question is at the end, as it requires a bit of context. I'm not sure if my understanding, my code, or LibGDX's ParallaxCamera is wrong. LibGDX's ParallaxCamera uses Matrix4s to achieve a ...