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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Sprite draw-order in libgdx

From other frameworks I know methods for easy ordering sprites within a spritebatch (to determine if a sprite has to be drawn in front or behind another sprite). For example in MonoGame/XNA this is ...
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How to “pause” stage actors listeners

I have a problem with multiple stages and listeners in libGDX. I have GameScreen with gameStage (contains game elements), uiStage (score label and pause button) and pauseStage (resume, restart and ...
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I can't understand the batcher.draw at libgdx [closed]

here is the code: batcher.draw(birdMid, bird.getX(), bird.getY(), bird.getWidth() / 2.0f, bird.getHeight() / 2.0f, bird.getWidth(), bird.getHeight(), 1, 1, ...
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LibGDX - Managing a Minimap

I'm making a top-down strategy game so I thought a minimap is a must. I'm using Scene2D to display my GUI and since the minimap is technically a part of the GUI, I used the stage camera to position ...
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Run one cycle of animation when button is pressed in libgdx

I am looking for a way to run my animation a complete cycle when a button is pressed. The animation runs as long as the button is pressed but the animation takes a second to play so it becomes too ...
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libGDX SpriteBatch.draw() origin not working as expected

I'm having a weird issue with SpriteBatch.draw(). I'm using the Ashley Super Jumper demo (https://github.com/siondream/ashley-superjumper) as the basis for my code. Here's the render queue: ...
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What size should i use for my game design?

i am currently working on a android game by using libgdx and i am designing graphics with ps for it. I want my game looks the same quality for different screen sizes but i dont know in which size ...
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Why does flipping 1 texture region cause an identical texture region to also be flipped? (libGDX)

Sorry for the bad title. I didn't know how else to explain it. The following is a portion of my code: public class AssetLoader { public static TextureAtlas spriteSheet; public static ...
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Does libgdx implement the game loop for you?

Initially, I assumed that the developer has to implement the game loop because libgdx is a library - not an engine. But then I found out that Graphics has getDeltaTime() and getRawDeltaTime() so I ...
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Using Box2D in LibGDX, is there a reason a fixture set to be a sensor would only -sometimes- detect a collision?

I am working on a 2D game in LibGDX. Currently, I am testing interactions between a player's weapon and enemies - in particular, a sword and an enemy monster. The player has a hurtbox and the sword ...
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GLSL 2D Silhouette

I'm trying to render a silhouette of any entity behind foreground objects to indicate their position to the player. Here's an example of what I want to achieve, from Hyper Light Drifter: From what ...
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LibGDX: Easy way to draw partial sprites

I am surely overlooking something, but is there an easy to draw for example only half a sprite in LibGDX? I originally thought I could do this with setBounds() but this distorts the sprite.
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Design pattern for animation sequence in LibGDX

What design pattern to use for sequence of animation that involve different actor in libGDX. For example I am making a game to choose a wolf from a group of sheeps. The first animation played when the ...
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libgdx Vector.cpy question

Why do people use this: public void set(Vector2 v) { this.vector2 = v.cpy(); } insted of just using: public void set(Vector2 v) { this.vector2 = v; } What I don't know that I should ...
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Error in projecting coordinates from FitViewport to screen in LibGDX

i'm using a FitViewport to render my "game world". Viewport virtual dimensions are fixed 400x240. I use viewport.unproject method to scale input touches from screen coordinates to world coordinates, ...
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Libgdx libraries are missing from gradle cache after I reinstalled my system (IntelliJ)

I reinstalled my OS (Linux Mint) today and copied all my projects over to a flash drive. After I was done setting everything up I copied 'em back over again and started to fix the problems (caused by ...
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Drawing textures off screen optimization required?

I recently started using LibGDX and I am wondering if I have to optimize my code when drawing textures/sprites off-screen, just like I used to do with XNA. My biggest concern here is specifically ...
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3D Model is existent, but not rendering in LibGDX

I'm trying to render a simple model in libgdx. I tried ObjLoader, G3DLoader, and Asset loading but nothing works. I know the Model is actually there because when using a different batch besides the ...
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Raycast trouble

i'm having some trouble with the RayCast. I'm raycasting from the player position and my mouse position. I have this situation : http://i.imgur.com/h7iplnY.png (the white line is a representation of ...
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Static spawning locations for players, creatures, items in Tiled map editor

I am using Tiled map editor. I am trying to add static spawning locations (x,y) for various entities (lets say 15) in my game. The best idea I had so far is something like this: I am using a ...
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HTML/JS publish LibGDX

I want to publish an app created with libGDX (HTML/JS publishing). Here are the steps I am doing. Right Click on the Project -> Google -> Gwt Compile -> Compile. After the compilation there is no ...
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LibGDX : Textfield input type

I want to change TextField input type . When I click on the textfield the android keyboard appears with all the symbols , but I want only numbers and dot (.) . TextFieldStyle textFieldStyle = new ...
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Tiled object layer draw sprites

I added some tiles to some object layers in my tiled map and now I want to draw them in game. I tried to render everything with mapRender.render(); but the tiles doesn't show up. Then I tried to ...
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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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Changing the color of a sprite at runtime

Is there a form to change the color of a sprite in runtime?} I have a black point loaded with an image, but i dont want to load various images with different colors, is there a mode to change the ...
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LibGDX with Parallax Camera, unable to accurately select objects

So, basically I borrowed the ParallaxCamera test that LibGDX provides and got the camera set up rather nicely. However, I noticed that when I specify a speed other than 1, my game objects shifted ...
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LibGdx scaling properly

I've mad use of view ports and they do what they say they do, but the problem is I'm not able to get it to scale the whole world with it. The game is for android which it looks nice on but desktop is ...
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Libgdx - How to change GestureListener pan finger sensibility?

I implemented GestureListener in my Overlap2dStage to pan the camera when the player drags its finger over the screen. But I also have some actors that extend InputAdapter to detect when the user ...
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Libgdx - How to rotate a single ShapeRenderer object

So, looked at a couple of questions similar to this, led me straight into dead ends. I have an object drawn out in ShapeRenderer, and I wish to rotate only that one object. I have tried ...
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Java libgdx Game Screens and rendering tile map [closed]

I'm working on a 2D tiled game with Java and libGDX. I'm having problems implementing gamescreens. I'm trying to set the screen to gameScreen and start rendering tiles, but I'm getting a nullpointer ...
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Does the LibGDX AI extension work on IOS?

Does the LibGDX AI extension work for IOS? Here it does't show how to add it to the IOS dependencies. I don't have an IOS device but I want to release my game for IOS. I just don't to finish my game ...
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Detect if a sprite has left the camera in libgdx?

Is there a method to know if a sprite has left the camera of the stage? or I have to do my operations? :P
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generate box2d bodies from isometric tiled map

I followed the tutorial here to generate box2d bodies from a tiled map and that worked fine.... for orthogonal tiled maps. Unfortunately isometric maps use their own coordinate system where (0, 0) is ...
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LibGDX input y-axis flipped

I'm writing a game in Java for Android using LibGDX, and I connected my phone so I can test it on it. I know that LibGDX's render system works different than regular Java systems since the 0,0 ...
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TiledMap blocks makes Animation invisible

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Got it fixed. Thanks to anyone who tried to help me. New Code: mapManager.render(); ...
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LibGDX - ShapeRenderer as principal game entity renderer

I am trying to make a 2D game that is just a bunch of default figures like circles, arcs and quadrilaterals with no textures (similar to Super Hexagon), and for that I was using C# and XNA long time ...
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How can I repeat a Texture Region in libGDX

I have a texture that is part of a sprite sheet. I want draw the texture to cover a certain length, but I want it to repeat not stretch. However,when I use the following code batch.draw(hillBottom, ...
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Draw a line/curve for the path an object has taken

Hello I am making a game in libgdx. I want to draw a line/curve of the path a object have taken. First a thought I could save all positions of the objects each iteration and draw line between them ...
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Filling the viewport area of a orthographic camera with an image (libgdx)

So im trying to get the whole area of the viewport and then use the coordinates to draw images in the camera's viewport. So if the camera moves I can fill it with one image the length and the width of ...
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Efficient Collision detection for polygons (fleet) in an RTS

I'm trying to make an RTS for android using libgdx. I would like to have collision detection to be able to detect ships inside the range of weapons and collision between my bullets and the ships. So ...
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How do I convert screen coordinates to isometric tile map coordinates in libGDX using matrices

I know this has been asked many times but my question doesn't quite fit the others. I have an IsometricTiledMap and I need to get the tile under a set of screen X and Y coordinates. Here is a picture ...
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2D LibGDX Collision Avoidance [duplicate]

I would like to know what is the best way to implement collision avoidance and eventually pathfinding in a LibGDX 2D top view game. Think of "Binding of Isaac". I use a sort of tilemap to place the ...
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How to save file in assets so it can be properly loaded in Android Studio?

I am following a guide on creating a replica of Flappy Bird. - http://www.kilobolt.com/day-6-adding-graphics---welcome-to-the-necropolis.html The step I am having trouble is loading the texture from ...
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Using world coordinates instead of pixels

I've been told that having a set pixels-per-world unit number is bad practice because it will not look the same at different resolutions. Because of this, I am trying to learn about using abstract ...
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Scaling/Zooming a SpriteBatch

I am working on my first game with LibGDX and coming from ActionScript3 I am used with the possibility of scaling things more or less the way I want. I know it works different in LibGDX, but I can't ...
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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 it ...
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Is using camera and viewport in Libgdx always necessary?

I understand that camera and viewport are important to keep virtual measurement units and handle different aspect ratios and resolutions when building games with worlds bigger than the screen (e.g. ...
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How do I use Libgdx viewport for UI?

I am using LibGDX to make a game for Android and I am using 2 Viewports. One for UI and one for the actual game content. My problem is I can't find a good way to scale my UI using a Viewport. This ...
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Libgdx polygon ratating

I'm using polygons for collision detection. Here is the code: poly = new Polygon(verticies); poly.setOrigin(100,100); poly.setRotation(45); renderer.setColor(Color.GREEN); ...
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How can I use OpenType Font in libGDX

Is there a way I can use an OTF file with libGDX. The following throws an exception: gameFont = new BitmapFont(Gdx.files.internal("data/font.otf")); Caused by: ...