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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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)){ } ...
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LibGDX: how to implement 2 cameras in a unique stage

I am quite new to LibGDX. I am trying to make a game, where the character is an Actor, and it's controlled by a Touchpad(included in the main Stage as an Actor too). My problem is that I am trying to ...
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Disable buffer swapping in LibGDX

Is there a way to disable buffer swapping in LibGDX every time the "render" call of ApplicationListener returns? I mean - I'm looking on some way to be able to tell the framework if I want the buffers ...
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Scene2D viewport affects all other cameras despite having a separate one

I have two cameras initialized as such: val mainCamera: OrthographicCamera by lazy { OrthographicCamera(WIDTH * ZOOM, HEIGHT * ZOOM) } val guiCamera: OrthographicCamera by lazy { ...
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Storing player data for multiple players in libGDX

I'm working on a game (in libGDX) that would allow multiple player accounts. I need to store some simple user data (several key-value pairs). I think JSON is the best for my needs, but I'm wondering ...
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How to implement own UI widget in libGDX?

I want to implement my own widget, here is an image: what I want to get. Instead of numbers there will be some names, but I think it doesn't matter. I'm pretty new in libGDX, so could you please ...
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2D Voxel Game Chunk Question

I'm currently working on a 2D Voxel game. I started with a big blocks array with all blocks inside it, but it is not very good for performance, so I'm currently switching over to chunks. My question ...
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How to use Java 8 with Lib GDX in IntelliJ?

I have set the jdk to Java 8 and I have modified all the build.gradle files in my project to have sourceCompatibility = 1.8 instead of 1.6. My problem is that while it does work on Desktop it doesn't ...
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libGDX render 2 tiled maps at different coordinates

I am currently learning libGDX and I want to make a game that loads multiple tiled maps and renders them. This is what I have now: public class PlayScreen implements Screen{ private Main game; ...
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Libgdx fix small objects on android devices

I'm having issues with optimizing my game for android. I've basically created a simple menu with two buttons (see pictures below)! The size of the window is 720x480px ( in the Desktop Launcher ). My ...
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LibGDX Box2DLights - Global Illumination

I'm using LibGDX + Box2D to create dynamic lights in my game, but I'm currently stuck. I'm trying to light up every game object in the game with its own shadow, kinda like global illumination. Do you ...
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Multiple bodies or multiple fixtures for a wall in Box2D?

I am making a game with a sort of "playfield" where the game takes place, acting as boundaries on a top-down shooter. I am using Box2D for physics, and I am questioning which of the following would be ...
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How to Create levels in game in libgdx [closed]

I am create trying to create a Android game using Libgdx. I want to Create levels in game . So what i do. Which classes i need to use and how to create them explained. Plz help.Also i want to add ...
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Why is the alpha value of a Sprite in LibGdx 0.99607843 and not 1?

I'm developing a game in LibGDX and one of my problems is related to the alpha value of a Sprite object. If I create a new Sprite sprite object then sprite.getColor().a is equal to 0.99607843 and not ...
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How can I switch between Stages in Libgdx?

Hello I used Stage for my menu, because this way I could add my whole UI to a CompositeActor and get the buttons, as was suggested to my in Overlap2Ds forum. Getting the button and etc works right ...
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Libgdx - GLSL shader which uses mod doesn't seem to work properly on android

Through trial and error I've managed to come up with a scanline-ish shader I'm satisfied with. On my desktop testbed it looks like this: Basically, every 2nd(vertical) pixel is darkened. However, ...
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How to screen color blend spritebatch?

batch.setBlendFunction(GL20.GL_SRC_ALPHA, GL20.GL_ONE_MINUS_SRC_ALPHA); batch.setColor(new Color(0xFF0000FF)); batch.draw(...); Expected result: Current result: How can I achieve something ...
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Confused about using libGDX dispose()

Can anyone please help me to understand the proper use of the dispose(). Does dispose() get called automatically or do I have to make a call to it? In a game I'm writing, I use a texture atlas and ...
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My Java game fills the system memory [closed]

edited. I am writing my first game using LIBGDX. The issue I'm having is that the system memory completely fills up and then even the swap file starts to grow. From what I see, the memory fills pretty ...
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Raycasting. Corner trap

In my top-down game character moves to target (pathfinding) also avoiding obstacles with Raycasting(Central ray with whiskers), but situation like on picture causes shiver and unneeded turning ...