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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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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Navigating Libgdx Menu with arrow keys or controller

I'm attempting to make my menu navigable with the arrow keys or via the d-pad on a controller. So Far I've had no luck. The question is: Can someone walk me through how to make my current menu or ...
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Movement and rotation of bodies in top down game

We are developing a 2D top down game with libgdx using the included box2d as physics engine. We don't want our bodies to accelerate but to instantly move with the wanted velocity. The bodies are ...
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Black Screen on pressing back button in libgdx

In my game when i touch on advertisements and press back button to return on game the i am getting a black screen. I referred this link. I tried to change IosGraphics.java but the change is not ...
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How to clear out a drawn texture from the screen in libGDX

I am trying to clear out the drawn texture from the screen. Lets take a classic game example - in many games when the character goes through the coins the coins clears out from the screen and ...
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LibGDX gwt not finding Box2dLight [on hold]

I am trying to run a simple game on gwt but it is not compiling/working. The game uses Box2DLights, and is working for desktop and android, but unfortunately not for html/gwt. When I try to run gwt, ...
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Textures quality issues with Libgdx

I have drawn several vector objets and characters ( in Adobe Illustrator ) for my game on Android. They are all scalable at any size without any quality losses ( of course it's vector ^^ ). I have ...
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Body height width is different from sprite height width in box2d libgdx

I have a problem with box2d in libgdx. I was makin 5 kinematic moving platform on which a dynamic body player can jump. Height of plateform is varying from 20 to 110 pixel which I am passing to body ...
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LibGDX vs Flash/Starling

I currently use Flash/Starling to develop cross platorm games. I love it because it has awesome features like tweens, texture atlases, DragonBones, touch gestures, ad integration, in app purchase ...
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LibGDX cannot save to internal file

I want to save the state of the game in a file, so I can read it at the next start. The Problem is, that I get a exception, if I try to save something internal. If I try to save it local all work ...
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How to draw a rectangle or curve between two co-ordinates in libGDX

I am new to libGDX.I just want a Rectangle or a small curve drawn between the object and the clicked position .I know libGDX has RECTANGLE class. I just want to draw a rectangle or a curved line to ...
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libGDX without android dependancies

I want to create a game that due to some assumptions doesn't make sense as a tablet game. I already created some frame (controllers, autowiring, build scripts, etc.) that would help me later on, but ...
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How to get width and height from a body in box2d?

I am working on a game in Libgdx framework. I have to get width and height from a body in box2d. is their any way to get width an d height from a body in box2d??
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Box2dLights rendering in bigger scale

So basically my box2dLights are rendering in wreid places. The circle in center is my player and as you can see lamp which should be aligned to player is in the right-top corner. my code: package ...
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How can I get the object layers from a .tmx file in libgdx?

I can load in my .tmx map fine using TmxMapLoader().load. My test map has three layers ("layer1," "layer2," and "layer3"). There are also two oject layers named "platforms" and "obstacles." I have ...
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shader program vs spritebatch

I try to draw mesh with my own shaderProgram private static String vertexShader = "attribute vec4 a_position; \n" + "attribute vec4 a_color;\n" + "attribute vec2 ...
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infinite parallax libgdx

I need help with my Parallax Libgdx, he manages to make the scroll, but not getting any way to repeat it infinite. public void render() { ParallaxLayer layer2 = null; float a = 0; ...
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Artificial physics : ball angle bouncing (Vector2) [duplicate]

My question is : how can I manage to move my object (ball) on a trajectory , and onContact with another object, it bounces, respecting the angle
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How to match user click and the sprite object position in libGDX framework

I am using libGDX Java framework for developing a practice game in Eclipse. My game is in landscape mode and I am using sprite image for game assets. Actually I am trying to follow the Kilobolt ...
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How do I render a PNG with transparency in LibGDX?

I'm building a simple tic-tac-toe example with LibGDX. I have simple images: cross, circle and board, all pngs created with GIMP with a transparent background. How can I render them as a Texture with ...
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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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how to make different sprite when moving and aiming [duplicate]

I want to create top down game where you are Russian soldier in libGDX. The player controls the soldier with W/A/S/D and aims with the mouse. That way the soldier can run sideways and shoot towards ...
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Best mobile games resolution ratio

What is the best landscape and portrait resolution ratios that will fit the most of the devices out there and the black bars size will be minimum?
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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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How can I fix my sprite being rotated 90 degrees more than toward the mouse?

I am trying to get a Sprite in LibGDX to look at the player's mouse. Here's the code I have (mind you, I am using JRuby): target = mouse_position.sub(spatial.position) rotation = ...
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Map in Scene2d/LigGdx

I'm a little lost for my game. For the moment I've a car, who work, but now I want to create a map (like hill Climb Racing for example, not necesserly randomly generated). I don't know how to do ...
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How to blend bullet sprite from white to yellow in libgdx

Does anyone have a clue that will make my bullet sprite fade from yellow to white? As the bullet is created it will be white but when it trails on it will turn yellow. Any ideas how? Is it a simple ...
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error reading atlas file

I follow this tutorial to learn how to develop some 2d games with libGDX: http://www.gamefromscratch.com/post/2013/10/02/LibGDX-Tutorial-3-Basic-graphics.aspx I am stuck at the TextureAtlas part. I ...
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Astar optimalization (A*) [closed]

So I have written own implementation of AStar (A*) algorithm to find paths around my 2d tile based map. My problem is that if I call it each frame (I need to do it) and I'm searching path from corner ...
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Libgdx get 3d intersection coordenate

Is there any algorithm that takes an arbitrary point coordinates as input and determines which is the 3d coordinate where the ray intersects the mesh? Use case: The mesh is rendered on the screen, ...
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Delta value from Screen interface in libgdx

I have check delta value in render method in Screen class.. I saw it is not constant. Can any body tell where it come from and what it is? And does it differ in different screen sizes? If it is so how ...
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How do I inline images between text in a Table?

I have a Table and a Label with wrapped text. I want to display some images in-line with the text. For example: This is an image -IMAGE_HERE-, and now some more text showing, yet, another image ...
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SpriteBatch being drawn outside of Stage?

Currently working on my first game, though running into some problems with libgx and screen aspect ratio. What I have is a Stage which contains things like menu buttons etc, and the rest of the game ...
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Maintaining velocity of free fall body using Box2D in libGDX

I want to maintain the speed of a free-falling Box2D body using LibGDX. I'd like the vertical velocity increase with the level. I've applied a linear impulse and velocity actually increases like this: ...
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Conceptual - What is the optimal way to combine steering behaviors with rigid body physics?

I am working on a simple 3D space simulator that makes use of the Bullet physics engine. The spaceships are rigid bodies that have a mass and hitbox so that they can be considered for collisions. At ...
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Match-3 algorithm to fill empty space left from removing matches

I am currently creating a match 3 game. I am at the point where I have objects dropping down in the column when only one item is removed. So if an item is removed, the above item moves into its old ...
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LibGdx and in-game fonts - any proven methods?

I use 3 sizes for fonts in my game: small, medium, and large. I take the base font size and attempt to scale the font based on screen size and density, but this is proving to be pretty hard. Does ...
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Rotating SpriteBatch clockwise

I have developed a 2D game that looks great on the Android. Now I want to make it cross-platform. For this I need to literally rotate everything when it is on desktop. I tried to do that by rotating ...
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Game Update in Libgdx

In libgdx, the game loop is the render() method. But why is that, and is there a way where I can make an update() method that is called 60 times a second? As in the update() method, I would add the ...
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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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Artillery Simulation [duplicate]

I need some help on a simulation of an Artillery like this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YktWSKo_UbA. I cant figure out how to make the "tomato" to get to the selected spot. Where can I get ...
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How do some mobile games scale graphics so beautifully? [duplicate]

I'm working on my first Android game and have been struggling a bit with scaling. I've got 3 test devices 800x480, 1920x1080 and a 2560x1600 tablet. Some games look near perfect on all of them - many ...
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Top-down player collision with walls

I am having trouble trying to think of how I am going to approach collisions in my game. My idea which sucked in the beginning because it would reduce performance dramatically has failed which was ...
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Actors (Label) not being drawn to stage [closed]

I have a weird issue that when I try to draw a Stage with only an Actor, a Label to be more precise, added to it and nothing seems to be getting drawn. This is how my setup goes: I have a Sprite ...
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Should I use tiles in a snake game? [closed]

I'm building a simple snake game, which is my first game ever. I'm using LibGDX, which is Java-based. I've looked at the Tiled Map Editor, but I don't know if it is necessary in a simple game like ...
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Efficient way to check collision with potentially hundreds of objects [duplicate]

I am trying to make a top down shooter that could potentially have hundreds of objects at once at one point. I need to check collision with projectiles, walls, and enemies. I am currently using ...
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LibGDX render sprites in tiled-map format ( convert texture to sprite )

I am creating a game in which till now I have used textures to create A 2D tiled game. I have created a matrix which converts the touch co-ordinates into a array index number and according to that ...
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unable to launch LibGDX Particle Editor.jnlp

I am not able to launch LibGDX ParticleEditor.jnlp file on my system(win7 64 bit) with java7. when I execute this file with javaws.exe in jre7/bin folder, it displays splash screen of badlogic games ...
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glsl fragment shader work diffrently on different devices

i'm making a 2d android game where i have a mechanics that allow the player to move the camera away from the main character, and to not allow him to explore the hole world, a have create a Fog shader, ...
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Change game from portrait to landscape dynamically

I have multiple classes that implement Screen. I want to, say, have the Main Menu screen portrait, then the Play Screen landscape. Is there anyway of changing the orientation dynamically? I thought ...