The Lightweight Java Game Library (LWJGL) provides access to high performance, cross-platform libraries OpenGL and OpenAL. Additionally LWJGL provides access to controllers such as Gamepads, Steering wheel and Joysticks.

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Difference Between LibGDX and LWGJL

I've been looking into developing a small game with Java, as I am fairly familiar with it and see game development as good opportunity to improve my knowledge. When I research different libraries and ...
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Random black pixels GLSL shader bug

I've recently been following a tutorial for writing a game engine in Java using LWJGL 2. I followed the tutorial for writing a fragment shader that utilizes spotlights in GLSL. The example game ...
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How to “port” Java2D code to LWJGL

I've been following some game tutorials on youtube and developed a custom engine using Java (Graphics2D, BufferStrategy and such). I have a class "Surface", which represents any 2D object (image, ...
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Creation of block mesh for minecraft like chunk

Problem: I'm trying to build a naive mesh for a "chunk" of 2x2x2 blocks. But the "mesh" i create is 3x3x3 blocks (i don't understand why?) and the "extra cubes" are not like i intendet them to be (...
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2D Camera in LWJGL 3

I am trying to implement a simple 2D camera in LWJGL3. The camera has an orthographic projection and can move in 2D space. This is run once at game start-up: GL11.glMatrixMode(GL11.GL_PROJECTION)...
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LWJGL version problems

Is it possible to create VAO's while my computer doesn't support openGL 3.0 or higher? I managed to create a vertex buffer object and draw a rectangle. But then I changed my lwjgl libraries to the ...
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LWJGL Sys.getTimerResolution() value

Tutorials wrote Sys.getTimerResolution() for LWJGL time method. public long getTime() { return (Sys.getTime() * 1000) / Sys.getTimerResolution(); } I thought Sys.getTimerResolution() is just ...
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How To Mesh Models Together

I have been recently using my game engine created on LWJGL 3 to create a voxel game. Just a brief overview on how the voxels work, there are a list of block types that hold a model and bounding info, ...
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Creating a custom mouse cursor with LWJGL2 in Java

I have been trying to create a custom mouse cursor in my LWJGL2 application running under Linux and I am almost there. I have implemented the following method that I call right after creating the game ...
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Why does my STB Vorbis decoder occasionally cause an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION?

I wrote an stbVorbis based decoder to load .oggs mostly using this tutorial. However, my code consistently causes an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION upon calling stb_vorbis_get_samples_short_interleaved(...
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How to export slick2d game into a jar with the res and native folder

I am a beginner in Slick2D. I use jarsplice to output Slick2D game. But it is export all thing into one jar. I want to export one jar with the res and native folder .... So I can easily modify ...
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TliedMap render use 15%cpu

I am a beginner in Slick2D. I used TiledMap render in my game,but I do not know why it use 15%cpu and how to fix it. I used map is 1024*768. This is a part of my code. Thanks for any help public ...
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LWJGL Not Rotating Properly

I am trying to make a Rubik's Cube in LWJGL but the specific pieces don't seem to be rotating correctly. The original without any rotation is fine. After one rotation: This is also correct but the ...
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GLSL - Only draw arond point / flashlight effect

I'm currently trying to achieve a sort of flashlight effect in GLSL. I only want to draw textures within a certain distance of a specified point (the mouse position, for example). Here's a quick ...
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Rendering blocks in lwjgl, problems with VAO & VBO

//EDIT: Found the solution: had to use GL11.glDrawElements instead of DrawArrays. I'm working on a "voxel based world" engine. At the moment my approach follows these steps: Creation of a Mesh: ...
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How could I add XBox 360 Controller handling support to my game?

The title says it all. I'm making a 3D Open World game with OpenGL and LWJGL in Java, and I really need to move in several angles to fully feel inside the game. The problem is that I couldn't find any ...
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3D Voxel Chunks On Round Planets

So I have recently started a 3D voxel game in LWJGL that will focus on procedricly generated planets around a solar system. I currently have blocks and chunks where a chunk contains 32x32x32 blocks ...
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OpenGL [LWJGL3] - Matrix4x4 not rotating correctly

I tried today to make my own matrix4f class because of that LWJGL 3 does not include a class for it. So I arrived at rotation and it does not seem to work. I tried using the old util from LWJGL 2 and ...
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How do I move my camera in LWJGL?

I am making a game in LWJGL (2) and slick-util (I think). I am trying to move my map (It is a double int array that uses numbers to get the textures), but my code only moves the first texture to be ...
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OpenGL is box blur this slow?

I've never tried blur until recently, and by that i've noticed fps drop when doing box blur. My fps will go down from 4000-5000 fps to 1000-1500 fps. Currently rendering at 853x480 frame buffer and ...
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Slick2D fails to load small textures

I'm trying to load a small 32x32 png texture using Slick2D, however it doesn't seem to render correctly. What's odd is that larger textures do load correctly. The 32x32 texture I'm trying to load: ...
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LWJGL + Slick2D

Okay, so I know collision detection. I have made plenty of games in Java (without LWJGL or Slick2D) that use Side-Scrolling Tile Maps and collision detection, but the player seems to be glitching ...
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LwJGL 2.9.3 2D Camera

So I've been messing around with cameras in 2d. But I came across a weird bug and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure it out? public static void createDisplay(String title, int width, int ...
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LWJGL use only a part of a (blend-Map)

I have the following problem in my game: I created my terrain by an heightmap and a blendMap (for the color). The problem is, that now, when i made the terrain really big, i have a big performance ...
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Camera view/projection issue

I made a simple OpenGL program but I can figure out why the camera is not working, here it's a little fragment of the Camera class: public Matrix4f getView() { // initializes the view matrix ...
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dual contouring concept and term translations

I am working on a 3D sandbox mmo with destructible terrain, using Java and LWJGL. I looked at most options to achieve this and found that dual contouring would probably be the best option for me. I've ...
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Render terrains depending of the player position (Chunks)

Well, I have an array with all the terrains. How do I render them? I just add them to a List of terrains that are sent to the Renderer. There, every terrain of the list is rendered. The problem is ...
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Hide building roof & Hide faces/vertices depending on world location

I'm currently developing a small game for my own enjoyment and I've ran into a problem. As you probably know many third person games (such as Runescape and XCOM, for example) hide the roofs when you ...
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Multithread OpenGL to Upload Meshes

My game is rendered in dynamically generated chunks, each of which has its own mesh. Every time I generate a chunk and upload its mesh, there is a huge lag spike. Is there a good way of eliminating ...
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Optimising Voxel World Rendering

There are a couple of questions like this already. This one is different because it is specifically about rendering, as opposed to navigation and generation. I've implemented suggestions from here ...
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SDL or SFML: which is the best option if I only want to use OpenGL for my graphics? [closed]

I've read a lot about creating graphics with OpenGL in SDL and SFML over the past few days, and I want to know which one I should pick. As mentioned in most of the things that I've read, both allow ...
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Tile collision detection

Right. So I was making this simple game. The player is two tiles wide, and four tiles high. My current code is really buggy (it was better before my rewrite) Here it is: float newx = position.x +...
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C++: from LWJGL to C++ with OpenGL

I've been trying my best on porting my 3D game from Java to C++, but to no avail. I use only LWJGL with OpenGL but I cannot find any other library in C++ that supports as much as LWJGL does for Java. ...
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How do I implement a LWJGL orthogonal matrix?

As seen on the official LWJGL page, I tried. But failed. All the things I've found on SO and other sites didn't answer anything that had to do with this specifically. I've been on this for weeks. It's ...
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OpenGL Colour Issues

I am using a single VBO to store vertices in the follow format: v1X, v1Y, v1Z, v1R, v1G, v1B, v2A, v2X, ... Vertex positioning is fine, shapes show up where expected, however instead of using the ...
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Get pressed character in LWJGL (Ignoring modifier keys)

I have a basic text field setup in LWJGL, however pressing any modifier keys (Shift, F1-19, Page Up, etc.) inputs a space into the text field. How would I ignore those characters? Here's some code so ...
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Java lwjgl 3D custom terrain shape

I have a Terrain class that generates a terrain with 2 nested for loops, one for vertices, and one for indices. for(int i = 0;i < WIDTH;i++){ for(int j = 0;j < HEIGHT;j++){ ...
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Why does LWJGL's CLPlatforms interface return null, and how can I change this?

I'm running Jeff Heaton's OpenCL example from https://github.com/jeffheaton/opencl-hello-world ; in hopes of using the information for terrain generation for another Java program later. I'm also ...
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How could we use trigonometry for moving around a 3D World?

Well I have a question about geometry and 3-Dimensional player movement in general. I'm using Java, OpenGL and LWJGL. This is basically what I got: currentFrontSpeed: Is a float that contains the ...
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Image rendering with additional space around it

When I try to display an image that is 400 pixels wide and 800 pixels high, it is not displayed this way. Instead it is diplayed like this: Instead it is displayed like this You can see at the bottom ...
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LWJGL 3 GLSL normal problem

I have a pretty strange problem today. I started to make a 2d game yesterday, and everything was right until now. I wanted to make a lighting system, wich required me to send the vertexnormal from ...
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How can I fade in 3D foliage smoothly?

Take a look at this picture: This is a picture of me diving down from a high height. As you can see, the world is a simple world with grass, snow, trees, etc. The problem here is the 3D foliage. If ...
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OpenGL color overlay

I want to create a pause menu where everything in the background gets darker. I've looked up a bunch of possible solutions (even the second page on google) but it doesn't seem to work. I do already ...
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Frustum Culling: How to calculate if an angle is between another two angles

I am trying to implement frustum culling but got stuck on how to determine if the angle that the object is from the player is in the FOV of the player. So basically I have the following information: ...
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Slick & LWJGL Flickering Problem

I have an flickering problem with rendering tiles. Rendering Method. int tileSize = TileManager.tileSize; for(int y = 0 ; y < mapHeight ; y++){ for(int x = 0 ; x < mapWidth ; x+...
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How to hook up mouse listener in Slick2D

I'm trying to code a "Button"-class in java using the Slick2D-GameEngine. Does anyone who is familiar with this engine know where and how exactly to hook up this class to the GameContainer's Input-...
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Passing TexChoords to Shader via VAO/VBO isn't working

Simply put, I'm trying to move away from deprecated methods in my code. Currently I'm trying to get shaders to handle translating, rotating, and texturing my models. I'm only having problems with ...
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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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How to pitch, yaw, roll, an object like a flight simulator in OpenGL?

I'm working on a college Graphics project using LWJGL (OpenGL in Java). I've done most of the scene but I got a problem in figuring out the jet's orientation. Here's how I tried it at the very ...
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ARBShaderObjects.glDeleteObjectARB vs GL20.glDeleteShader to remove shader?

I've created a shader object using ARBShaderObjects.glCreateShaderObjectARBand I'm wondering exactly how I'm suppose to remove said shader. It seems both ARBShaderObjects.glDeleteObjectARB and GL20....