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 universal tween engine how to control the tweening speed?

How can i control the speed of a tweening sprite? Here is the code: in create () /*try tween*/ w = Gdx.graphics.getWidth(); h = Gdx.graphics.getHeight(); ...
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How to move Vector2 along angle?

These are my Vector2's that I am using for this function. public Vector2 position = new Vector2(); public Vector2 velocity = new Vector2(); public Vector2 movement = new Vector2(); public Vector2 ...
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LibGDX change screen after 2 seconds

Ive tried using a timer in the render method but that just crashes my game, so how do I change screens after a certain amount of time after rendering.
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Sprite rotation LibGDX

I'am using the current mouse position to aim the player sprite, but I am not getting the best results. I want my sprite to have the direction pointed wherever my cursor is in the screen. Here's my ...
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LibGDX Box2D TileGame Efficiency

I am trying to implement Box2D into my top down tile game in LibGDX. Each world consists of a set of chunks, and each chunk is 16 tiles wide/long. The maximum/minimum chunks loaded at one time is 9 (a ...
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How do I calculate the z-coordinate for a perspective-camera in 2D?

I'm new to LibGDX and trying to use DecalBatch with PerspectiveCamera, simply to have Z-coordinate for my sprites, as SpriteBatch does not offer that. However, I don't know how to calculate the ...
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libgdx actors and instant actions

I'm having trouble with actors and actions. I have a list of actors, they all have either no action, or 1 sequence action This sequence action has either : a couple of actions (some are instant, ...
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What is the easiest way to make an object follow the edge of a sprite?

I have a rounded rectangle sprite and another sprite that's just a circle. I want the center of the circle to follow the edge of the rounded rectangle. Is there any easy way to accomplish this task? ...
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Game info file? LibGDX android

In my app I need a file that I can keep settings like: TutorialSkip: True or AppDev: False and other info. How can I make this file and prevent users editing it? This has to work in the Core folder ...
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Box2DLight position seems to Floor

I am creating a top down game and i'm using raycasted lights from Box2Dlights, My light is all set up and working. its attached to the player's Body, and when the player moves, the sprite I attached ...
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Texture Region drawing issue with LibGDX

I am currently moving my old slick2d project to libgdx. I have created a custom AnimationExt class that extends Animation to which I added a draw method. The Animation's frames are actually ...
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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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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 texture edge blending problem

I have two completely white bitmaps here: They're there, trust me. When I put one on top of the other and scale them down with TextureFilter.Linear I get this: How do I get rid of the dark ...
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Vertical Text - Bitmap Font Libgdx

How can I achieve this kind of rotation or vertical text using Bitmap Font? I already used Matrix but didn't get the result same as above.
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LibGDX: Making an object move correctly based on real time

Below is an image of my gameworld. As we can see, the player starts at position 0. each cell represents 1 game world unit. My goal is to get the player to move 1 unit (the red cell) in 1 second in ...
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Help Understanding libgdx create animations example game

I am trying to understand the example game, cuboc. GitHub is https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx-demo-cuboc. I have generated my texture atlas but I do not understand the code that uses this texture ...
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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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box2D and libgdx: Attach ParticleEffect to Body

Hello I am a newbie with libgdx, my question is: how could I add a Particleeffect to a Body that is moving? I searched about the matter and I didnt find anything related to it. I have the following ...
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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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Making sprite rotate smoothly

I have a sprite that I want to rotate smoothly and face the opposite direction: This is my render function: public void render() { // Game Loop Gdx.gl.glClearColor(0.7f, 0.7f, 0.2f, 1); ...
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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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Touchable Hud with Actors in Libgdx

I am writing a Tower Defense for Android. Right now my LevelScreen contains a Background-Actor which is pan-able and some zones to buy Towers - after buying them you can upgrade them further. When you ...
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Using SVN with Libgdx

I decided to give LibGDX a try and am planning to use SVN for my code repository. I created my LibGDX project via the Gradle build as outlined in the book "Learning LibGDX Game Development". I'm not ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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libgdx, how to check collision of randomly generated actors?

I have two groups of randomly generated actors, one is bullets second is enemies. And as of now I have no idea how to check collision of randomly genrated actors and remove the overlaped actors. I'm ...
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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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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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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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LibGDX Table.drawDebug deprecated?

I am following the "Learning LibGDX Game Development" book to make a simple game. I am in the menu creation section where we create a stage and render it with debug borders The book says to use ...
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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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How can I share high scores on Facebook from a desktop libgdx game? [closed]

The Android version of my game can share scores on Facebook. How can I do this on the desktop version? Is Gdx.net.openURI (“http://graph.facebook.com/me/feed”); sufficient?
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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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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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Libgdx Scene2d shows White screen when executed

package com.Darth377Apps.DeepShadow; import com.badlogic.gdx.*; import com.badlogic.gdx.graphics.g2d.*; import com.badlogic.gdx.scenes.scene2d.*; import com.badlogic.gdx.scenes.scene2d.ui.*; import ...
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Box2D pixel to meter conversion

I have a game that was written in pixels and now I want to change it to meters like(box2D do). How I need to do that. I have wached a lot of tutorials and all they have some SCALING FACTOR but when I ...
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Libgdx: ModelInstance texture is not rendered on Java8

I have project based on opengl, libgdx framework. It's impossible I think, but when I switch my project from Jdk1.7 on Jdk1.8 I have problem with rendering model's texture. I have no idea how language ...
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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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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 ...