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 scene2d button click not passing through to next input processor despite returning false

I currently have two input processors in my multiplexer, in the following order: Stage GameInput On the stage, I have an ImageButton with the up/down states set up correctly. Since the stage is ...
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Multiple clicks required before listener is called

I have a screen with multiple stages (pre-game, game, pause) and on the game stage I have a pause button. This is implemented as: public class PauseButton extends Actor { private NumberzGame ...
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Convert Screen coords to World Coords LIBGDX

I'm working on a tile based platformer game in libgdx. I'm having trouble getting the actual touch input coordinates when the aspect ratio of device is different from the virtual fixed aspect ratio ...
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On screen controller for libgdx games?

Does anyone know a better controller for 2D Games than a virtual on screen joystick? The pros of the joystick are: Easy to implement for developers Familiar interface for users But there is a ...
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Render character in bounding box

i'm rendering an attack animation with the following code: currentFrame = attackAnimation[3].getKeyFrame(stateTime, false); //3 : left, 2: right batch.draw(currentFrame, getX(), getY()); This ...
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ShapeRenderer is pixelated in libGDX

When I use a ShapeRenderer, it always comes out pixelated. But if I draw the shape in photoshop with the same dimensions, it's very smooth and clean-looking. My method is just as follows: package ...
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How to render rounded shape perfectly?

I'm having issues rendering rounded shape figures. I have a Texture with different images in it and I get this whale figure from it with TextureRegion but the stroke of it looks pixelated. The ...
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Hiero Font not working [closed]

For ease of use I decided I would use the Skin class to make buttons and text, and the like, rather than draw them myself. So I downloaded Hiero to package a .ttf font into a BitmapFont and it all ...
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LibGDX collision detection on moving and rotating object (rectangle enemy) [closed]

i am trying to get collision dectection working properly but when i do it, the collision area keeps moving. no matter what i tried. there are 2 objects and the objects are moving and i cannot get the ...
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“Couldn't load font” LibGDX

yesterday I started working om making custom sized fonts to my game, in game, using FreeTypeFaceGenerator, and yesterday it worked fine, except an exception I was going to handle today. When I loaded ...
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Gradle desktop build not finding assets

Whenever I run my game using the DesktopLauncher I am able to find my files, but if I build an executable using Gradle I get an error that the files are not within the specified folder. This may be ...
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How to add a flashlight in libgdx?

So I want to add a flashlight to the game when the game starts to get darker which I already have working. I bound a light texture to the batch and the first problem is that for some reason the ...
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Why isn't my background drawing to the screen?

Ok, So I have a game I have been working on for a few months now and I am now stumped beyond belief. My friend who has spent days working on this background gave it to me and I put it in my game. On ...
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Libgdx Do a fixed rotation for orthographic camera

Im trying to rotate my orthographic camera in the render loop to a fixed angle, but I can only make the camera spin with the code I got: in the create OrthographicCamera camera = new ...
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Black screen when switching from fullscreen to windowed mode with libgdx

I have just started working with libgdx, and have run into my first problem. I have a simple program that switches a desktop application from windowed mode to fullscreen and back again. If I start the ...
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Failing Screen Resize Method

So I want my game to draw to a specific "optimal" size and then be stretched to fit screens that are a different size. I'm using LibGDX and figured that I could just draw everything to a FrameBuffer ...
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LibGDX stops drawing if I create a lot of Timer Tasks, but only in Android. Why is this?

I'm working on a few small games using LibGDX, and today I just started testing the first one on android rather than the desktop. A few seconds into the game, it stopped drawing. All my print ...
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How to implement a simple bullet trajectory

I searched and searched and although it's a fair simple question, I don't find the proper answer but general ideas (which I already have). I have a top-down game and I want to implement a gun which ...
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Make objects slide across the screen in random positions

I want to make an object appear randomly at the right hand side of the screen and then slide across the screen and disapear at the left hand side. I am working with libgdx. I have this bit of code but ...
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Libgdx change color of Texture at runtime [closed]

i allready asked this on Stackoverflow, but i think this question may belong here. In a Libgdx game i have some Animations for my Player. All the Frames for this Animation are inside a TextureAtlas. ...
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How do I implement a “sliding out of / into” effect on a settings menu similar to that in Angry Birds?

I'm trying to implement a settings menu component similar to that in Angry Birds - a button control that makes an options menu slide out of it and back into it when clicked on. I use scene2d.ui to ...
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libgdx arrays onTouch() method and delays for objects

i am trying to create random bullets but it is not working for some reason. also how can i make a delay so the bullets come every 30 seconds or 1 minute???? also the onTouch method does not work and ...
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libgdx draw issue and animation

it seems as though i cannot get the draw method to work??? it seems as though the bullet.draw(batcher) does not work and i cannot understand why as the bullet is a sprite. i have made a Sprite[] and ...
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LibGDX onTouch() method Array and flip method

How can I add this on my application. i want to use the onTouch() method from the implementation of the InputProcessor to kill the enemies on screen. how do i do that? do i have to do anything to the ...
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libgdx collision detection / bounding the object

i am trying to get collision detection so i am drawing a red rectangle to see if it is working, and when i do the code below in the update method. to check if it is going to work. the position is not ...
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LibGDX - SpriteBatch's .draw() method requiring float[]

Please excuse my lack of knowledge with LibGDX, as I have just started learning it. I am going through some simple tutorials, and in one of them, I draw a string onto the screen like so: // the ...
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Label not properly centered in TextButton

I'm using LibGDX v1.1.0 and I see that the label of a TextButton is not properly centered. I have the following code: m_resumeButton = new TextButton("resume", skin); m_resumeButton.addListener(new ...
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How to prevent overlapping of gunshot sounds when using fast-firing weapons

So I am now trying to find sounds for my guns but when I grab a gun sound effect and play it in my game a lot of the sounds are either terrible sounding or have this horrible echoing effect because as ...
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libgdx - Image artifacts when downscaling image

Why does this border appear around the edges when I downscale a bitmap and how do I avoid it? I tried every filter I know, the results go from bad to worse. Here's the original bitmap:
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How do I save my game with highscores and player positioning in LibGDX?

So I have a game that needs to save high scores for the number of waves, what guns the player has, positioning of the player and the zombies, and so on. I saw something about SharedPreferences but ...
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How to have the game world get rendered on just a part of the screen?

I am implementing a game on both Desktop and Android. The Desktop version will just rely on the keyboard to handle the user input on the game screen, whilst the Android one will have to have a set ...
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Libgdx - 2D Mesh rendering overlap glitch

I am trying to render a 2D circle segment mesh (quarter circle)using Libgdx/Opengl ES 2.0 but I seem to be getting an overlapping issue as seen in the picture attached. I cant seem to find the cause ...
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How to optimize collision detection

I am developing a 2D Java Game with LibGDX. This is what it kinda looks like (simplified): The big black circle is the player, which you can move by tilting the smartphone. The red circles and blue ...
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Does libGDX works with openJDK 1.6?

libGDX requires JDK 1.7 or higher. There is no mentioning of openJDK. Will I be able to use libGDX with openJDK 6 ?
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(Libgdx) Move Vector2 along angle?

I have seen several answers on here about moving along angle, but I can't seem to get this to work properly for me and I am new to LibGDX... just trying to learn. These are my Vector2's that I am ...
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libgdx rotation (animation, arrays) issues and help needed

well i am a noob at java and libgdx. i got the homing bullet working with the help of someone. now i am smashing my head as to how i can make it rotate so it faces the ball (which is the main ...
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what's wrong with my lookAt and move forward code?

so am still in the process of getting familiar with libGdx and one of the fun things i love to do is to make basics method for reusability on future projects, and for now am stacked on getting a ...
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libgdx - #iterator() cannot be used nested

I'm getting this error when I try to check if any of the targets overlap each other: iterTargets = targets.iterator(); while (iterTargets.hasNext()) { Target target = iterTargets.next(); for ...
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What libgdx project files can I ignore from version control?

In an automatically created libgdx project, what files can I safely tell Git (or other revision control systems) to ignore? I'm considering these: *-android/.settings/ *-android/bin/ ...
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Sprite transparency not effected libGDX

I am making a game using libGDX and Tween Universal Engine. My problem is as follows: I have 2 screens so fars, a splash screen with the logo, and a second one which is the main menu. In the splash ...
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How to create groups in libGdx?

Can any of you please demonstrate a simple example on how to use groups in libGdx ? so if i move the parent, then all the children will move with it and same goes for rotation and scaling. I looked ...
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how to design transparent screen in libgdx

this question is for LibGdx geeks. I want to make transparent screen in my game. For example, when level completes I want a new transparent screen pop up and show player's high score, buttons to ...
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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 ...
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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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LibGdx efficient data saving/loading?

Currently, my LibGDX game consists of a 512 x 512 map of Tiles and entities such as players and monsters. I am wondering how to efficiently save and load the data of my levels. At the moment I am ...
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LibGDX: Smooth movement on a grid based game

I'm making a game with LibGDX where the player is on a grid (like a Chess board). For now, I'm moving the player by teleporting him 16px in a direction. I'd like to use the delta time to make smooth ...
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box2dlights conelight rotation is off

I'm using libgdx/box2dlights for my game~ I have a conelight set up as such: ConeLight cl = new ConeLight(rh, 32, new Color(0f, 0.0f, 0.0f, 1.0f), 3, 0, 0, 0, 1); where "rh" is a RayHandler set to ...
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revolutejoint doesn't seem to rotate

I have a revolute joint set up as such in libgdx + box2d: RevoluteJointDef rjd = new RevoluteJointDef(); rjd.initialize(body1, body2, arm.getWorldCenter()); rjd.motorSpeed ...
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Most efficient way of brighten and darken sprites with OpenGL > 2.0

So I have been shading (brighten/darken +adding color) my sprites by using glTexEnvf with GL_MODULATE and GL_ADD and a vertex color. I only had to rebind the batch every time I needed to change from ...
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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 ...