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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libGDX text doesn't appear in TextField

A game I'm working on has libgdx's TextField. They work fine in every instance I've used them, however on a play tester's phone he says no typed text appears in the box until enter or space is ...
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How can I simulate a basketball throw in LibGdx box2d?

So I want to simulate a similar throw like in the game Bouncy Basketball. Do i need to create a body and attach another body on it that would be the arm and then how would I apply force/impulse to the ...
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What does the TextureRegion.flip() method do?

I'm learning libgdx and don't understand the purpose of parameters passed to flip(boolean x, boolean y). For example, I have code like this: texture = new ...
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libgdx - Texture not appearing sometimes

When I run the App the Ball moves sometimes downwards, but sometimes its not moving. I dont change anything on script. What I want is the ball should come from top outside of the screen, but when its ...
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LibGDX drawing portion of tmx map

I am trying to make a tile based game in LibGDX and I have run into some problem. In earlier versions of LibGDX you were able to draw a certain section of a .tmx map instead of a whole and even a ...
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I can't center my actors with ExtendViewport, Libgdx

I'm making a level select screen and I need use ExtendViewPort (I can't use Fit for other reasons), but this viewport moves my actors to the left, I need center them. I put X and Y position ...
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Accelerated movement in a specific time to a specific point

I am trying to move my sprite in a specific time to a specific position while using frame-independent or time-dependent movement. My sprite is also accelerated every frame to simulate gravity. I know ...
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Reskinning assets on-the-fly with LibGDX TextureAtlas

I'm building a game for Android using LibGDX and I'm attempting to add in a skin feature so players can change the look of the game on-the-fly. I've packed the skinnable assets into their own .pack ...
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Libgdx: more efficient way of using Vector 3?

I currently use if(cam.frustum.pointInFrustum(new Vector3((float)posX, (float)posY, 0))) To check if my sprite is in the camera's view. I have to make a new Vector3 every frame wich is very ...
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Scale smaller resolution to full resolution libGDX

Short question about the scaling in libGDX. At the moment i have a application with the resolution 480x320. I define this in the main method of the desktop launcher. My whole application is now ...
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Call touchUp() programattically for sprite in LibGDX

I'm trying to call touchUp() for a sprite i've created in my app. i'm getting success but the co-ordinates do not match while i call it manually. final int x = (int)mySprite.getX() + 10; final int y ...
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Scene2D set table cell size in percentage of tables ´s size

Is it somehow possible to set Scene2D table cell´s size in percentage of the table? I would like to have orientation independent menu, with buttons filling let´s say 75% percent of the screen, and ...
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What type of networking system should I use With LibGDX on Android?

I've been looking for a good way to implement multiplayer in an Android strategy game I'm working on, using LibGDX. What I found: The embedded LibGDX networking system Kryonet Google Play Services ...
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Box2D Physics Crazy

I have a simple Box2D Game with a dynamic player, a static floor, and a matrix of gems. The problem is that the physics engine goes crazy. You can see in this video: https://youtu.be/iaH_ex8eVVk ...
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Box2DLights in libGDX - Bad quality of the light gradient on Android

I am facing a problem while porting one of my libGDX project from desktop to Android : My game uses Box2DLights. While the light effect look very fancy on the desktop version of the game, it looks ...
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Why is my character passing through in Box2D?

I have a collision problem in Box2D. I am trying to do a simple platform game with Libgdx, Box2D and TiledMap. I have a map made with TiledMap: I load the map in my Android game. I read all the ...
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Alternative Sound lib with LibGDX

i'm making a 2D game for Android in Java using LibGDX. I find LibGDX sound management not good enough for me. I wonder if it's possible to use an external lib for playing and managing the sound and ...
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Sprite not drawn on the same position as its Body LibGDX after implementing Pixels Per Meter Division on Box2D

I had a problem where the sprite was not positioned on Body correctly which I solved and you can see it here: Box2D is not positioned on the sprite correctly LibGDX After I solved that, I needed to ...
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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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Box2D is not positioned on the sprite correctly LibGDX

I have a strange issue where my Box2D is not being positioned on the player correctly. Down is the picture: What I find more strange is that the Box2D is positioned correctly on the cloud that is ...
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LibGDX--constant high score in top corner

I'm currently programming a game using LibGDX and box2D. I have a sprite (player) that moves up the screen, kind of like doodle jump. I'd like to have my camera to be centered around the player at ...
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Game lags when my player collides with a specific object (solution known, unsure how to implement)

I'm developing a game in Android using LibGDX (although this is more of a JAVA problem than an engine problem). My aim is to have my player bounce off one spring onto another that will eventually take ...
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Libgdx and gdx-ai: How to implement wander behavior?

So I follow the original gdx-ai documentation and created 2 circles to test Steering behavior. The image shows arrival behaviour but I am still quite lost about how they work. Screen class: public ...
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What is the purpose of the second parameter to Array.removeValue in libgdx?

I have been wondering what the second parameter of the method in Array removeValue does. removeValue(T value, boolean identity) What does indentify mean and should I pass true or false?
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Libgdx box2d bodies go through other bodies

I'm developing a game using libGDX and box2d. I am facing a problem that bodies go through each other... I'm moving the body using a TouchPad by setTransform. I think the problem is that I use ...
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How can I make an Actor repeat the action on collision in LibGdx?

I want my EnemyActor to do this SequenceAction when it collides with my bullets. I have already done the collision. Now the problem is that it only does the SequenceAction once when it gets collided ...
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Removing the circle outline rendered on Box2d CircleShape

How can I remove the outline on the CircleShape below? CircleShape circle = new CircleShape(); circle.setRadius(1f); This is what I'm using to draw: batch.draw(textureRegion, position.x - 1, ...
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What is the code for panning a camera from touch input? (libGDX + scene2d)

I would like the user to pan around a game world by dragging their finger on a touch screen - just like Google Maps. I tried a few things but I'm not having much success thus far. Here is where I'm ...
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DragAndDrop release with pointer on payload

When I am moving my payload all the way to the corner it remains on the stage and my mouse goes over it when I then release (on a valid target) it returns null as a target and thus does not drop ...
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Behvior of Ninepatch when smaller then unstrechable area?

I create a healthbar from a Ninepatch background and "fill" texture. However, it starts overlapping it's patches when it gets very small. Is there anything I can do about this? Is there a way to ...
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How do I render a rounded rectangle in libgdx?

I've been thinking of ways to render a rounded rectangle in libgdx. I haven't found a pre-built way in the documentation. I've looked at: ShapeRenderer, but that's apparently quite expensive ...
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Move player with platform libgdx

I'm learning libgdx and I'm having a problems with moving platforms. I have a bridge class with float values for move_amplitude(distance the bridge moves) and move_time(duration it takes). The bridges ...
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How to get the position in an actor inside a table with LIBGDX?

Well the title says it all, I want to get the position of an actor inside a table Button button = new Button(bs); table.add(button).width(50).height(50); table.top().center(); By using ...
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Game Server Mechanic [closed]

Hey guys :) Im currently developing a little rpg duengon crawler. I really want to implement a local and an online multiplayer function, i know how servers are working and how to make them using ...
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Box2d set sprite to body that rotates around specific point

I want to rotate kinematic body around a specific point (I already done this part using shape.setAsBox(1.8f / PPM, 0.2f / PPM, new Vector2(5.2f, 0), 0); What I try is this: PolygonShape shape ...
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How can I make an actor fire a bullet on touch?

I created a Jet and a Bullet, and when Jet is touched, the Bullet is fired. Now I want to know how can I make the Jet fire again when touched after it has fired the first shot? public class ...
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Libgdx, TiledMap, and tearing

My TiledMap tears when the window is specific sizes, resized, or the camera moves. The tileset is padded by 2px and have tried as high as 10px. Each tile is 70x70. Here are the pack.json ...
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LibGDX - Getting Tile Map Layers Problem

While following a tutorial with LibGDX, I am working with tile maps. This is the method that I'm using: tilemap.getLayers().get("Collision Layer"); or tilemap.getLayers().get(1); //1 is the ...
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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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LibGDX - Player Movement Flickers

So, I was programming a very simple LibGDX game, so I decided to include a player class into the program. Once I did that, the players image started to flicker/stutter while I moved it. Here's the ...
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Implementing BaseGameUtils with LibGDX for Google Game Services

I'm developing a game for Android in Java using Android Studio and LibGDX. I'm trying to implement the Google Game Services inside my game but I'm having trouble using the BaseGameUtils. Every time I ...
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gdx-video - Error: Failed to resolve: com.badlogicgames.gdxvideo:gdx-video:0.0.1

I would like to use gdx-video extension in my libGDX project, to embed a YouTube video. I have found this extension on GitHub, but there are several error messages during Gradle Sync process. I have ...
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How to get system date? [closed]

How do I get system date like: month, day in libGDX? I want to add to my game events that happen on specific date but I don't know how to receive it.
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LibGdx: search through text file without lots of String garbage

I'm reading a text file from Gdx.files.internal in LibGdx. This is essentially streaming a file from a compressed Jar file so random access is not possible. I want to search through the text file ...
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GLSL Shader not compiling (Android & LibGDX) and no log available

I'm trying to get a "ripple"-shader working for OpenGL ES 2.0+ (using LibGDX). However, I can't get it to compile, and for some reason ShaderProgram.getLog() returns an empty string even though the ...
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Move/Rotate 3d multiple objects w.r.t. to one another in libgdx

I have two blender objects in .g3dj format. Below is the code : private void createBaseArm1(){ // Now load the model by name from asset folder baseArm1 = ...
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Lip Sync Sprite Animation in LibGDX

Is there any free sprite package to achieve lip syncing animation ? This is what I have in mind. User will input text The character will talk with the appropriate lip sync. I know there are ...
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How to run Kryonet server inside Libgdx project and is it ok?

I am trying to add multiplayer to my game and I used Kryonet. I have written the server, requests and etc and the only thing that is in front of me is how to run the server, it is in the libgx project ...
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libgdx - Box2d debug draw not correct

I have a problem where the bodies in my debug draw does not draw correctly, take a look: As you can see, there is some space between the dynamic body and the ground. I have checked the contact ...
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get object location in 3d view libgdx

Below is the code of rendering the .g3dl model. I am trying to find the x, y, z co-ordinates of model's top view in 3d (Android) from origin (0, 0, 0) using calculateBoundingBox. I am stuck with no ...