A genre of action game whose focus is on platform-based movement. It is equally present in both the 2D and 3D game worlds.

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What's the best way to deal with platformer tile collisions?

I am starting with game development and creating a basic platformer game. I already have searched a lot and found some ways to implement the platformer aspect to the game, like apply a gravity, ...
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Sub pixel Sprite jitter on moving platform

I have written a simple 2D platform game in C++. Coordinates are stored as integers, not floats. To facilitate smooth acceleration, the positions and velocities of the game objects are stored in sub ...
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LibGDX box2d - Jumping not working

I'm trying to make a platformer game using Box2D, but I can't manage to do the jumping. The source code is here: https://github.com/ZacGarby1/Platformer. I have no idea why it's not working because I ...
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Basic 2d platform collision detection algorithm has a slight bug (Java)

I'm trying to implement collision detection between Player (the main character) and a Platform. They are both modelled as rectangles; when player hits the side of a platform he should bounce off it ...
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Increasing friction or Adding force relative to transform position in Unity 2D?

Back again with a quick question! I have a few basic platforming mechanics going on in this scene. I have a prefab platform with an animation that loops back and forth between two different x ...
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Adding a small slide when player releases left/right key

The aim is for the player object to slow down and stop instead of just stopping dead. The following codes works ok when the player is not jumping, but gets stuck in an object if the player is in the ...
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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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Can someone help me with this Game Maker code

I want to make a little platformer. I watched Shaun Spalding's tutorial but nothing seems to work. Everything was fine until I put in the collision detection. But the player can't move while he's on ...
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How to test if procedurally generated level for infinite runner can be passed?

I have a 2D infinite runner platformer game built in Unity 5, where the level procedurally generates itself. I need to check if it is possible to pass the holes on the level. How could I do that?
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How to get plausible platformer physics with Farseer on MonoGame/XNA?

I am creating a 2D Vectorial (made of polygons, not tiles !) platformer using MonoGame and Farseer Physics Engine. Everything works perfectly, except the movement of the character which doesn't feels ...
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Gravity and Jumping in Clickteam Fusion 2.5

So I'm currently building a bare-bones functioning game that involves simple platforming. Quite literally a box moving left and right and jumping. I'm using Clickteam Fusion 2.5, and I know there's an ...
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In Game Maker, how do I make invisible platforms the player can walk on, and reveal with an item?

I'm using Game Maker and looking for help with these: I'd like to have invisible platforms and walkways for the player to move on. I want the platform to be slightly visible in this option so the ...
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What's the best way to make multiple objects of the same thing?

I am coding in C#. Due to limitations of the environment I will be working in, I cannot use any framework like the XNA Framework; only what is provided by default on Windows. I want to create ...
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How to parse a and displat TMX map object in SDL using tmxparser ?/How to make a platform game using tiled editor and SDL?

I am newbie in this field getting too much trouble in simple platform game for one of my project module if you guys could help or share some code. This is what I have done till now. I could parse a ...
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Running and Jumping using Box2d and libgdx

.this is my first trial on making a 2d game and currently struglling how to run and jump smoothly. My problem is when the player keep pressing on left or right botton then jump. the player won't jump, ...
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Camera movement and threshold not working

I have a platformer that is in progress, part of this has a camera which I only want to move when the character moves out of a certain threshold, to try to accomplish this I have the following if ...
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XNA Platformer - Where should tile collision handling be?

I've started using XNA and am working on a simple 2D platformer (single level). However, I am stuck as to where the collision detection should be handled. Here is my current project structure: The ...
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Construct 2's Scroll-to too small?

I'm making a platformer that wants the screen to closely follow the player, and I know I need the Scroll TO behavior. However, when I tried to make the screen move to the player, I get this: As ...
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Libgdx box2d - what is the best approach to spawn an actor on a stage dynamically?

I'm currently building a 2d sprite infinite runner game, but everytime I spawn new enemy(actor) and platform, I noticed that there's a delay on it. Any idea of what would cause this behavior? I'm ...
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Spriter model not touching ground in?

I was attempting to make a game in Construct 2 by using my Spriter Models plugin. However, when I imported the model, rescaled it & changed a few things, I got this: As seen in the picture, the ...
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How do I set the Jump distance and height of my sprite in C#

I have been able to make my sprite jump for a platformer I am making in unity. I can't seem to be able to make him jump a certain height or distance though, every time he jumps it's like he's jumping ...
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How to design basic physics and movement behavior for 2D platformer?

I want to make a simple 2D platformer. I know some basic 2D physics and how to implement them in a game. How to make a character jump, accelerate, decelerate, etc. But I have no idea how to actually ...
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How to disable static friction in Box2D?

I'm making a 2D platformer. One of the issues is that when the character hits the ground, there's an initial pause and then the character finally slows down to a halt. I believe the initial pause is ...
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How do I make my foreground tiles stand out more from the background?

(the background implemented in the game) In the game that I work on, the background and the map tiles are pretty indistinguishable for new players, probably because they have similar colors and ...
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How would I implement a level for a vertical shooter game

I've been working in my free time on a vertical shooter similar to Xenon 2 Megablast. It's a tribute of sorts to the game that destroyed a considerable part of my childhood. I've got the basic stuff ...
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How to create 2D cameras in swing?

What is the best way to create a camera for a 2D platformer using swing, and I want to create a camera that moves instead of moving the background. This is because I'm going to have objects rotated by ...
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Random/procedural generation of puzzle-platform levels

I have an idea for a puzzle-platform game where the levels would be randomly generated. Creating a random generation is relatively simple. What's not easy is checking that randomly generated level to ...
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Implementation of collision in 2D platformer (C++)

My collision system for my game currently works fine, it lets me test a collision with an entity or specified rectangle... but that's not enough. I used to use GameMaker and it had collision events in ...
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Can I have a fixed-angle sprite with a non-fixed-angle CircleCollider2D?

In Unity2D, can I have a fixed-angle sprite with a non-fixed-angle CircleCollider2D? I would like to move my character using the circle physics (without fixed-angle), but display him always as if he ...
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How is curved 2d ground is implemented in real games?

I'm developing a 2d platformer (inspired by N game) and I already successfully implemented circle-convex, convex-convex and circle-circle collision. But now I want to be able to make platform that ...
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Jumping higher when the player touches a trigger collider in Unity

Im using Unity engine to create a 2D platformer. My character can single/double jump, this works fine everywhere except when i am in range of a collider with a IsTrigger set to TRUE, then my character ...
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Making a 2d sprite based game in Unity? [closed]

I'm looking at developing a 2D sprite based platformer. Usually I make games in Gamemaker, because I find it very easy to use. I have never used Unity before but have heard a lot of good things. So, ...
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How do games using physic engines for 2d games handle platform corners?

I have seen games like latest "2'5D" sonics that handle collision detection at platform corners pretty well. The problem I'm having is that my game uses an ellipsoid as my player's body to let it move ...
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What's the best way to handle slopes for a platfomer game using Box2D

I would like to know if there is any known solution for handling the player's movement on slopes using Box2D engine. I tried to do it using a circle as the player. Everything was fine until I tried ...
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Can't move character at all in unity basic platformer guide

so, I followed below tutorial. https://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials/modules/beginner/live-training-archive/creating-a-basic-platformer-game Going well until 18:50 (video time in tutorial), when the ...
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Unity5 How to create a floor

This may be a may be a very basic question but I have a 32x32 tile of grass for a 2D platformer I'm making. Is there an easy way to duplicate the tiles and lay them out? or will I have to copy and ...
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How to implement level transitioning for 2D Platformer (tile-based)

I'm making a 2D tile-based platformer in C++/SDL and I want the player to move to the next level when they run off the side of the level, but I'm not sure how to implement this. I have tried putting ...
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Creating an Android port of old PC games [closed]

I have seen some decent ports to Android of old PC games. The graphics and game engines are the same, and all that seems to have been changed was the key mapping, and adding touch-screen events. I ...
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How to load chunks of 2d map segments when player reaches a certain point?

In my 2d platformer (made with Java and Slick2d), random maps are made by combining different segments together and displaying them one after the other. My problem is that I can't load too many ...
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Restricting my horizontal slash attack

I've been working on making this slash attack for my character in the unity engine. The whole point to this script is to put the damage range in sync with the slashing animation. The slash is ...
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Platformer Collision in javascript

Hi im making a platformer in javascript and this is the collision function that I have if(obj2.y > obj1.y + obj1.height || obj2.y + obj2.height < obj1.y|| obj2.x > obj1.x + obj1.width ...
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Box2D No Gravity when moving against wall

I use Box2D in my current project and I have a problem with the gravity.. You can see my problem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_kv9LkKwN4&feature=youtu.be when i jump normal everything ...
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How to find objects in front of my player

I am trying to find an object that is in front of my player sprite using the following code RaycastHit2D hit = Physics2D.Raycast(transform.position,Vector2.right,EnemyLayer); //EnemyLayer is the ...
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Level Design: Char Traveling to and from a Site

I'm developing a 2d platformer game where your character can travel to and from sites as he pleases. To travel to and from these sites the character must travel along a path between his current ...
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World Location issues with camera and particle

I have a bit of a strange question, I am adapting the existing code base including the tile engine as per the book: XNA 4.0 Game Development by example by Kurt Jaegers, particularly the aspect that I ...
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Why does my character stop a little before landing on the ground?

I made a little game with side-scrolling and a box (the player) jumping across the level. The simple physics are almost done, but I have two problem with the way things behave: On landing, the box ...
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Game Logic Update Order

Is there a commonly-accepted general approach to the order of processing logic updates? My current 2D platformer has objects that implement different concerns, including the following: Notifiable - ...
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Hard time implementing AABB collision into a platformer

I have AABB collision working fine. The problem is I can't get it to work with a platformer style game. The collision makes the player move a bit static when colliding and the gravity wont work with ...
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Unity C# 2D Platformer Main Camera should stop on sides of level

I've been working on a 2D Platformer and i succeeded in setting up a script for my Main Camera to follow my Player gameobject using transform positions. Now when my character is near the sides (or ...
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Why doesn't this 2d physics calculation yield the desired jump height?

I found a formula for gravity and jumping in this article: http://error454.com/2013/10/23/platformer-physics-101-and-the-3-fundamental-equations-of-platformers/ I implemented this formula and ...