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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Why does Intersector.overlaps return false?

I am trying my hand at creating a simple game using libGDX. The idea is: We have a hero who jumps and world consist of dynamically created moving platforms in an auto side-scrolling manner. In order ...
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Why do my Box2D bodies occasionally get stuck and separate forcibly?

I'm making a space game with LibGDX and Box2D. I made a video here to illustrate the issue. Verbal description: When objects collide, they sometimes get stuck together and are then suddenly separated ...
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Libgdx Networking (http requests) - Login [duplicate]

I am new to Networking and Databases, but im trying to learn MySQL and HTTP Requests to create a user Login for a game. My goal is to let users create accounts and login to them etc (for Highscores ...
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resize images in libgdx

I know how to set Image width and height using pixel coords. Is there a way to set relative coords? I want to deal with multiple screens. For example i have 1920x1080 screen size. And i have relative ...
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libgdx: 2nd var of myClass()'s values saving to/overriding 1st var of myClass()

I'm using libgdx with Eclipse. PROBLEM: In the class inputHandler I have a list of buttons, menuButtons, composed of 2 buttons: playButton and retryButton. They both belong to the class ...
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precedurally generate blob-like surface? [closed]

Just looking for some direction, I'm making a 2d top-down game and need to make some random shapes for an asteroid surface. I want to have so control so I can have not too-circle-ish but not ...
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Tween animation with Universal Tween Engine LIbGDX

Let me preface by saying that I'm new to libgdx... I have an animation that I'm currently drawing to the screen using: game.batch.draw(flyAnimation2.getKeyFrame(elapsedTime, true), 200,200,0, 0, ...
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Box2d java contact point reference changes after collision

I am trying to hold the contacts made during a collision in an array list. After I add n amount of contacts, when I try to retrieve them later on, they point to the last contact made in the world. ...
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LibGdx Sound start to give an error after loading GameScreen multiple times

I have a LibGdx game, where the user taps on the screen, and a Sound will play. When the user taps on the screen, a texture will "fire" another texture as a missile, and can hit a target, when this ...
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Rotating, moving and scaling a mask in a shader

I want to rotate, move or scale a mask in a shader. But I have no clue to how perform these actions. My code: @Override public void create() { batch = new SpriteBatch(); background = new ...
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How can I implement child objects that follow the movement of a parent?

I'm looking for a way to have a character, let's call it "root," with a number of other similar characters attached to it. Let's call them children. When the root changes position the children follow ...
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Should I initialize a Box2D World per Level?

I'm using a LevelManager to load Tiled maps in my libGDX game, which stores: Static: final Size of map in Tiles final Size of map in Pixels final Size of an individual tile TiledMap ACTIVE_MAP ...
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LibGDX: Content appears stretched although I'm using a ScreenViewport

I just fixed another issue regarding the scaling inside a ScreenViewport. And yet another problem arises: If I'm understanding the wiki correctly, a ScreenViewport does not scale or stretch the ...
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2D - Smooth lighting with shadows for a tile-based game

for the last week or so I have been completely stuck on trying to implement efficient lighting. I've been researching and experimenting and I've looked everywhere that I have been capable of finding, ...
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LibGdx - Sound stops working after a while with error from SoundPool/AudioTrack [duplicate]

I have a LibGdx game, where the user taps on the screen, and a Sound should play. After a while, the Sound stops, and all other Sounds too, but it doesn't stop completely, it plays after a while ...
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LibGDX: Issue with unitScale for Tiled and Box2D

I've got the following: I use a TiledMap (loaded from a .tmx), each tile 32x32 pixels in size and generate the Box2D bodies for collision from the TiledMap's ObjectLayer. That all works fine, no ...
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The import aurelienribon cannot be resolved

I've been having problems with using the Tween Engine by aurelien ribon for a Splash Screen for my 2d game. I'm using Eclipse and libgdx. I've tried rebuilding, clean...-ing, and refreshing. I've ...
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Error when initializing Stage

I made a new class that implements Screen, what I've seen from other people's code is that they create a constructor that takes a parameter of Game game. I did not created a constructor, I think ...
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Screen management: How to switch between screens

How can I switch between different screens that implement Screen?
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How can I split my entity manager class into a gameworld class and gamerenderer class?

I currently have a libGDX game where I have an entity manager class which is called in the gamescreen. Instead, I would like to utilise it in a gameworld class and a gamerenderer class, but I cannot ...
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How do I draw an object that I always want to appear in the same place on screen on a scrolling orthographic camera using lib gdx?

So I want to make an endless scroller game and the orthographinc camera is scrolling downward so i want the character to stay with the camera. I'm not sure how to aproach this i've been looking a lot ...
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Match 3 game - Check for matches

I'm out of ideas and need help. So far I generate a board nicely using a flood fill algorithm and a 2d-array, I can also move tiles around the board. Each Tile knows its own row, column and ID ...
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BitmapFont - where is getBounds method in new 1.6 libGDX

I download newest libgdx version 1.6 and i cant solve problem with center my BitmapFont text. Earlier in version 1.54 i used getBounds() method to find out width of text. Share your solutions, thanks ...
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How do I move an object with an accelerometer in libGDX?

I am working on a game which uses the accelerometer to move an object called "plane". I know how to add an accelerometer, but I can't get the plane to move. package com.wyvern.pp.states; import ...
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LibGDX MainMenu with ScrollPane - Select Level and press Play

In my level Menu, I am using tables that have images and text to identify each game level. Those tables are in a table that is inside a ScrollPane so the player can browse the levels available. Here ...
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Why is libGDX's HexagonalTiledMapRenderer adding extra space?

Why are there large spaces between the hexes when rendered by HexagonalTiledMapRenderer? The tiles ARE black bordered, but that doesn't account for all the extra space. I was also able to get them ...
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Java (libGDX) - Inheritance problems

I'm having some issues with inheritance for one of my libGDX projects, I'm making a game similar to (very stripped down) Terraria or Starbound and I am using the TiledMap to load the world, ...
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LibGdx Scalling sprites on Android

I have a sprite that is a few buttons but need them in the center of the screen for all android devices. I tried setting it's location to the center of the screen by dividing the orthogonal camera by ...
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Android TV game development

Anybody develop games for Android TV? Especially with libGDX? I would like to know what game controllers Android TV uses? And whether we can use libGDX to control the game controllers?
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Stopping Actor tap/click event from propagating

I've been struggling with this for hours now and have read posts, docs and libgdx sources to better understand what's happening, but I still can't make any sense of this. I want to accomplish ...
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Independent Column sizes in Scene2D Table in LibGDX

For my game's (mostly GUI based) UI i am using table from Scene2D in libGDX. I want independent column sizes in my table but first cell width is the width for all other rows in column. Is it possible ...
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dynamic body jumping out of water object

In my game I have my main object, a jetski, which will dive down into water, when the screen is touched. I managed to code the jetski diving down, with Box2d and some buoyancy forces. But when the ...
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How do I make my main character move towards an object? LibGDX/Java

What I want to happen is for my player to bounce from spring to another. For example take the illustration below: Here's my code (what I've tried to do so far). This gets called in an ...
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How to rotate libGDX particle to face the direction of movement

I'm creating spark particle effect so I created simple horizontal spark texture. Here is what I currently have If I change rotation property, I get this But i want to rotate particle to face ...
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libGDX fileHandle cannot readString()

I have created a text file called "useraccounts.txt". All I want to do is to read the file using the filehandle class but I always get this exception: Exception in thread "LWJGL Application" ...
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Camera controll in Libgdx

I've a condition in my game where, I want my camera to follow the Player(its a body from Box2d) and in some not. This is the start screen of my game: Now, when i press a button(space) the player ...
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Sprite rotation LibGDX

I'am using the current mouse position to aim the player sprite, but I am not getting the best results. I want my sprite to have the direction pointed wherever my cursor is in the screen. Here's my ...
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LibGdx - APP42 Cloud API Java SDK - weird crash at insertJSONDocument

I'm using App42 Cloud API for saving user data. I created app in App42 console, added the keys in my code. But when I try to upload the data to the cloud, the app crashes. try { appStorage = ...
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2D grid based game merging boxes

Basically what i have at the moment is a tile based game with a grid containing a number of colored cells. this is what i've done so far The prinipal idea of the game is that the user has to ...
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Scene2D: Dialog show with animations Sequence is also applied to the Dimming Background

I have issues with the dimmed Stage background when showing a Scene2D Dialog with Action Sequence (animations). The problem is that the animations are also applied to the dimming background and the ...
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Can't give my pictures the right location in libGDX

I have this code here sb.draw(title, (PPlane.WIDTH / 2) - (title.getWidth() / 2), (float) (PPlane.HEIGHT / 10)); sb.draw(playBtn, (PPlane.WIDTH / 2) - (playBtn.getWidth() / 2), PPlane.HEIGHT / 2); ...
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LibGDX how to change animations

I have a Player Class and i have 3 different Animations for it. I can render them perfectly but i don't know how to change from one animation to another. For exmaple i have 3 animations, one for ...
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LibGDX, Box2D , Destroy body into parts [closed]

I am developing a game using libGDX game engine and box2d physics engine. There are asteroids in my game, I want to destroy their bodies randomly and fill with texture. How can I do it?
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DynamicBody diving into StaticBody

In my game I want a DynamicBody to dive down into a StaticBody. I set up both bodies. At the moment they are colliding. How can I get my DynamicBody to dive down? Is it going to work with this ...
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Libgdx Admob how to hide ad on specific screen?

I've recently started learning Java for android development. My first game is almost ready to publish in Google Play, but I'm affraid that google might say that on the one screen, the ad may be ...
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LibGDX: How to detect remote button press for Android TV?

On Android TV, I need to be able to detect the remote control centre button to start the game. I tried: if (Gdx.input.justTouched() || Gdx.input.isKeyJustPressed(Input.Keys.SPACE) || ...
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How to setup libGDX project only for Android & iOS?

I have developed some applications on android.But now i want to learn game development in Android & iOS with libGDX. I want to only develop for Android & iPhone.I do not want a desktop ...
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Rendering Performance: num Draw Calls == num Texture Bindings

I'm making a game with Libgdx 1.6.4 and experience some lag issues on iPhone 4 and then discovered: // in the constructor GLProfiler.enable(); ... // in the render method Gdx.app.debug("draw ...
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LibGDX on Android TV

Anybody wrote games for Android TV using LibGDX? What is the mapping of the remote control? Can we use the game controller with LibGDX? Thanks!
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libgdx html part in browser only shows libgdx logo

I am trying to run HTML part of libgdx. I followed its official guide https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/Project-setup,-running-&-debugging I have installed GWT plugin, I did GWT compile and ...