LibGDX is a cross-platform Java game development framework based on OpenGL (ES) that works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, iOS and your WebGL enabled browser.

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WorldController won't update in Libgdx

I am trying to refactor the code from the superkoalio. If I take out the updateKoala() and I put it in the new class, name it WorldController, it simply won't update the game when I call it from ...
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Maintain actor position when switching screen in maximized form Libgdx

I have for now 2 Screens in my Game. First is Loading Screen which loads the assets and then when I click the screen (I added ClickListener) takes me to other screen which is my Login Screen. Problem ...
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Make a sprite jump to a certain direction in libGDX

I was wondering how you can make a sprite jump to a certain direction in libGDX just like the brick does in the famous mobile game "Amazing Brick' I want to make my sprite jump up a bit to the right ...
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Libgdx spawning enemies at random time

Hello I want to spawn enemies at certain location but at random time,like for example every 10 seconds. Atm I am spawning enemies whenever I click to spawn heroes but with delay, but I sure does not ...
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Moving box2D body with texture?

I was following the solution from this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20180063/box2d-body-with-texture. I ended up getting this working for static bodies. But when trying to get the PolygonSprite ...
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Make game camera stay inside of tiled map boundaries [LibGDX]

I am creating a little 2D platform game, with the LibGDX framework. So far I have created a simple prototype level in Tiled, and loaded this map into my LibGDX game. I can use mouse and keyboard ...
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Circle to Polygon collision response

I'm working for collision response for my 2d game. Character is represented by circle and obstacles are represented by Polygons(in my example it would be rotated rectangle for simlification). The ...
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LibGDX: ActorGestureListener after change position

I have this code to get pan touch inside an Image and it works fine, but when I uncomment this line img.setPosition(100, 100); it doesn't work anymore, why? Texture tex = new ...
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Libgdx - multiple images in a group, best practices - also overdraw question

I am trying to right a card game, that will have an image in the middle, a coloured border and potentially a symbol in the top left. I am using libgdx and a stage/scene2d. The image will change ...
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How to dynamically draw a filled polygon with a given array of vertices?

Say I have a simple array of vertices (or floats with every odd index being the X of a vertex and every even being the Y), how could I paint all the area between the vertices? As in, I have maybe ...
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Using LibGDX, is it necessary to clip what I'm rendering for efficiency?

So I am working on a game, and I've noticed that everything in the world is sent to be rendered. Of course with the camera, only some of the world is rendered. Does this mean there is there any ...
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Drawing texture with smaller size results in pixelated image, even after applying filter

Can someone please help me resolve this issue. I've tried searching myself and the common answer suggested is to use a TextureFilter. I've tried doing that multiple times but nothing works. My png ...
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LibGDX Scene2D.UI without Scene2D?

I'm currently programming a little game in LibGDX for which I planned to use Scene2D's UI aspects to make menus and a hud. When fiddling around a bit, I noticed that my Scene2D.Stage basically made ...
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LibGDX: Do I have to dispose a texture if I load it from AssetManager?

AssetManager manager = new AssetManager(); manager.load("texture1", Texture.class); manager.load("texture2", Texture.class); manager.load("texture3", Texture.class); //And so on... And then I load ...
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Smoothly fitting texture tiles using alpha gradient on edges

I'm trying to draw a background texture with tiles that I'll rotate and mirror to create a maze. Here is a sample tile: As you can see, I use an alpha gradient on the borders. If I'd use a sharp ...
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Most optimal way to load 2D world

I am creating a 2D car racing game. (Yes, a Hill Climb Racing clone) What I am doing right now is load 10% of the map every time the user gets to 7%. For example: Imagine the map has 10km. (10000m) ...
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LibGDX BoundingBox + pickRay issue

I've been following this tutorial for trying to be able to detect if I have clicked on a 3D model, but am running into some issues. Here's what I have — public GameObject getObject (int screenX, int ...
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Should texture regions sizes be power of two?

Is it advisable for my individual texture regions inside this texture to be power of two, or that won't make any difference? I've read on several places that it's recommended to use power of two ...
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find Vector2 libgdx

I need to get coorinates of red point. Coordinates are just for example, it would be better to see the common formula. Found code like this, but it gains wrong result.() Vector2 o = new ...
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Handling Back Button in Android without implementing InputProcessor

Please advice/clarifyon below issue in libgdx while handling back button in Screens. I have already gone through these 2 threads, ...
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How to convert velocity (Vector) to m/s (Scalar)

I have a variable called velocity which I get from a dynamic body in Box2D. It is the velocity of a pirate ship and when I add torque to the ship I want that to be proportional to the speed (m/s - ...
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Dealing with collisions across adjacent static bodies

The Problem: I have the following setup: A, B and C are rectangular static bodies in box2d. p is a circular dynamic body in box2d. The movement of 'p' is solely controlled by the current gravity ...
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Static body bridging two other static bodies

I have two box2d bodies like below, What I need is to create another body that kind of bridges this two bodies. I am not looking for a box2d joint, but a body that will be like a bridge touching the ...
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What should be the code design for interactions management in a game with lots of object?

I'm writing a 2d game for Android in Java using LibGDX. The game consists many interactions between different types of objects. Most of them happen between enemies and bullets. At the beginning, I ...
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Rotate object from an origin using a transformation matrix

I'm making a project in lib GDX and I want to rotate an object by changing the transform matrix of the sprite batch to one that rotates an object rendered on screen a given number of degrees from a ...
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How do mobile games create simple UI components?

How are simple UI inputs typically handled in 2D mobile games? For example, text input boxes and keyboards. It seems that many game engines do always have simple UI components. There are obvious ...
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Scalling down libgdx game to fit a smaller screen appears only the half of the stage?

Hello I have made a game in 1280x720, but I want it to fit devices with smaller size, so far no luck with the current code it only shows the left half of the screen, it also does not work with bigger ...
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libgdx: SpriteBatch and ShapeRenderer projection wrong

I'm using LibGDX and the SpriteBatch and ShapeRenderer are having a perspective problem or something... When I draw something with both (code below), the planet texture is smaller than it should be. I ...
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Profiling LibGDX game with GLProfiler

I am trying to profile my LibGDX game, It runs on 60FPS on PC and 42-45 FPS on MY mobile phone. Either I improve performance and raise it to 60, or lock it at 30 (I don´t want to do this). I have ...
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Background with small, randomly moved elements in LibGDX

I'm looking to implement a 'dynamic' background (meaning, with objects moving randomly) in my libgdx game, something similar to what you can see in this video (from the Google Play game 'Finger ...
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LibGDX Overlay Game with Stage

I have been working on a 2d game that is similar to billiards/pool. I've got the basic game down and now I'm working on some visual effects. One of the things I would like to do is have have numbers ...
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Does scene2d(libGDX) know when an image is drawn out of the screen?

I mean, I want to make a tiled map using scene2d, so in the render method of my game... @Override public void render(float delta) { Gdx.gl.glClearColor(0.5f, 0.5f, 0.5f, 1f); ...
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how to accelerate and stop a sprite(car) using isTouched() in libgdx

I am working on Android libgdx project. I want to accelerate and stop a sprite using isTouched(). Plz help me and give me a answer with example
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How To generate spiky terrain in 2D?

I am learning game design, and wanted to know how one can automatically generate spiky terrain (something like this: Cavernaut, notice, the terrain at the sides?). I have heard about midpoint ...
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How to set cursor position to middle of screen while still being able to change the Delta-X

I have this code: @Override public boolean mouseMoved(int screenX, int screenY) { float deltaX = Gdx.input.getDeltaX(); camera.rotate(Vector3.Y, deltaX * -0.3f); ...
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LibGDX - How to draw a filled rectangle behind a text?

I'm new in LibGDX and I want to create a grid based game. Every square will have a rectangle and a text and the background color of the rectangles can change during the game. The problem is when I ...
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LibGDX - How to export a texture as a .png onto, say, the desktop

I'm making a game in which I need to export a texture which the user has edited as a .png into a specified location. I'd like it if I could have the default saving window thing (like on other apps ...
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Libgdx rendering problems

Have problems with rendering moving character using ShapeRenderer, it twitches while moving, and I don't understand where from comes the problem - bad game structure (do I need to override draw method ...
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Libgdx + Ashley moving one texture causes everything to jump

My problem is that as i am moving my player entity all my entities shift position by the reverse total of my player entities movement vector, However the only system to move things is my ...
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collision detection with rotating Sprite

Im using Libgdx. I have a space ship sprite rotating around the earth trying to avoid incoming asteroids. The ship is being rotated by setting it's origin in the earths center. How do i detect ...
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Method keyTyped in ClickListener is not working

When im click my SelectBox and press some key, nothing happens. sbNationality.addListener(new ClickListener() { @Override public boolean keyTyped(InputEvent event, char character) { ...
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Get entity at supplied world position LIBGDX

So I'm making a simple 2D rpg. What I need is to be able to interact with the entity that the player is looking at. I need to be able to look at E.g another player in the world and press 'E' and have ...
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libgdx-using more than one class [closed]

Hi i am very new to programming and in this community,so im recently studying on how to develop games with libgdx and all the tutorials only have one class and do all the things in that class,but is ...
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Collision works except for when coming from right side

I am trying to make a bomberman clone. I'm having problems with the collision on the walls that is not on the sides of the map (see image). When I come from the right (going left), the red square ...
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Enable multi touch for Scene2d UI widgets?

I'm using scene2d for my on-screen controls. I have 3 buttons and each one has it's own listener which sets the entities current action on touchUp and touchDown events. However when I hold one button ...
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How to render Fonts with correct size?

I'm making a game using libgdx and box2d so my Orthographic Camera Viewport is only 20x12 pixels/meters, when I try to render the a font on screen it becomes really big and pixelated, I also tried to ...
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LWJGL Using wrong openGL version

I am trying to make a game in java using the LibGDX library witch is an extension of LWJGL. LWJGL is claiming that I need at least OpenGL 2.0 with the FBO extension but I only have version 1.1.0. So I ...
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LibGDX: Is it necessary to set a stage as an input processor when creating a touchpad?

I mean, I've been searching it, they always use set a stage as an input processor after they had added the Touchpadto the Stage because it extends from Actor indireclty(it extends from Widget that ...
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How do I make a box don't slide up/walk normally on a slope?

I'm trying to implement slopes in my game. When I walk up the slope and suddenly stop, here is what happens: And when I move down, it goes like this: I have set density to 0.5, friction to 0 on ...
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How to detect collision only in non-transparent texture?

I am developing a game using libgdx. I am trying to detect the collision between bee and tube. I am using the following code to detect the collision. if(player.getBounds().overlaps(boundsBot)){ } ...