The Slick2D graphic engine and utility collection is meant to make the development of games using LWJGL easier.

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Limiting a player's movement to the screen's dimensions

I have a player, that I can control using WASD. And I don't want him to leave the screen. So I've tried the following: if (player1.getX()+5 < 974 && player1.getX()-5 > 0) { ...
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Java Slick2d particles error [closed]

When i run the game particles crash the game, im not sure what am i doing wrong because the program doesnt tell me. But i know particles are causing this , if i remove the code in update code at ...
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deciding user movement path - slick 2D

i'm going to describe what need to be done... "there are circular areas marked in a map, large areas a person can easily move in to them and out of them" what i'm trying to do is deciding weather the ...
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Why does my character move up forever when he jumps with this code?

I've been doing some stupid stuff in Slick2D+LWJGL and I've run into a problem. I press the UP arrow and my character continues to go up until I let go :/ Here's the code: if ...
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Slick2D: constructor vs. init method

What is the difference between the constructor of a BasicGameState and the init method? It appears that they are both called at the same time when the BasicGameState is registered in StateBasedGame, ...
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Follow behavior with randomization factor

I'm trying to make enemy follow player as in picture below, the code below is code for following player with steering behavior ( i'm not sure it steering works tho but it does follow player ), how ...
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Checking bounds of a quad

I want to know how would I tell if a quad touches another quad in my game built in Slick2D. I have a class that I named "Bounds" which has 4 "Point" objects which just store an X and a Y value and a ...
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How do I create a Loading Scene in SLick?

I actually wanted just a fake loading scene. For a fake loading scene, how do I make a time variable or a time Method? I'm still a fresh java programmer!
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How to implement HUD

I'm wondering how one could implement an HUD in LWJGL. I've seen tutorials on this, but they don't seem to work. I know the basic structure goes like this: init3d(); // 3d code init2d(); // HUD To ...
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LWJGL/Java - Implementing a writeable text box?

I would like to create a writeable text box where a user can input text into it. A nice "send" button that the person could click to send the text to the server would also be nice. I currently haven ...
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Tile Map World Background

I am making a 2D top-down game in Java using the Slick2D library. However, this question applies to all ways of making games of this nature. My question is: How would I do a background for the world. ...
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How can I compute the average color of a texture?

I'm making a mini-map system for my tile based game, and I thought the best way to accomplish this would be the following: At the beginning of the game, I calculate the predominant color of every ...
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Hiding pixels inside a Shape

I have a player wich is a png image and I want a part of him to be able to go behind things, so I need to know how to hide pixels that are inside of a shape
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Interpolating a player between two 2D points?

I would like a player to be able to move in a direction smoothly, whilst sticking to a fixed grid. Much like in Pokemon, how the player can move, but when the key is pressed and released quickly, they ...
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Box2D and Slick2D: Graphics bug [closed]

The bug The physics ground represented by a horizontal line. The object is stationary, and seems to be pretending that the ground is lower. This is because the center of the Shape is incorrectly ...
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SpriteSheet in slick2d or lwjgl

import java.awt.image.BufferedImage; import java.io.IOException; import javax.imageio.ImageIO; public class SpriteSheet { private String path; public final int SIZE; public int[] pixels; ...
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Menu selection wont stay on selected option

My Menu has a START and a QUIT option. I'm using a controller's D-PAD for selection. The game begins with START highlighted. When I push the down button on the D-PAD, it highlights the QUIT option. ...
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Java - Finding distance between player and tile in array

What is the best way performance wise to do this? When I click a tile I want it to get the distance and if I am close enough I can interact with the tile. One way would be to find the tile by doing ...
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Resource not found: testdata/alphamap.png

I started a tutorial for java's slick 2d library, called SlickBlocks which is essentally a tetris clone. The problem is I have followed and typed in the code examples to the dot, yet when I run it I ...
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Slick2d - state change problem

In my slick-based game, I have 4 states - introState, gameState, pauseState and menuState. From the gameState, I want player to go to either menuState or pauseState. To do that, I did this in ...
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Collision bug with gravity in slick2D

I have fixed some of the previous problem. The collision when running into a corner(a wall on two sides) however is still not working. When the player runs into a corner he just falls down and out of ...
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lwjgl and slick util text over textured quad

So, I load a TrueTypeFont like this: private TrueTypeFont trueTypeFont; try { InputStream inputStream = ResourceLoader.getResourceAsStream("assets/fonts/main.ttf"); Font ...
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Moving a tiled map in a jframe

I rendered a tiled map, with the help of slick2d, in my JFrame in Java. I can move my main character, but it is just that the character itself moves. I would like to do it that, if the player moves, ...
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Slick and Timers?

I'm making a game where I need events to happen in a precise amount of time. Explanation : I want that event A happens at 12000ms, and event B happens every 10000ms. So "if"s should looks like this. ...
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Slick2D - Entities and rendering

I have been trying to create my very first game for quite a while, followed some tutorials and stuff, but I am stuck at creating my entity system. I have made a class that extends the Entity class and ...
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Streaming resources

I'm writing a game using the Slick2D library. I recently added a loading screen using deferred loading. I use the Music class to load OGG files to be used as music. These take an excessive amount of ...
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Slick2D and Nifty GUI

I am currently trying to combine both slick2d and nifty to work together. I've had some amount of success - I can now actually run my test and it won't crash. As far as I can tell, it will also ...
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Slick2d Particles loading xml returning null [closed]

I've made a particle class that creates a particle of Slick2d library, but the XML file doesn't want to load , it keeps giving me null error. I gave it the path as I do for everything but it refuses ...
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How do I pass textures into a fragment shader in Slick?

I've written a shader that uses three different textures, tex0, tex1, and tex2. I can load it into Slick and successfully display it, but I can't figure out how to set the three different textures. ...
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Images not rendering in Slick

I have built a game that uses the Slick framework. The maps are tmx files and were built using TileD. The game iterates through a list of players and maps - once a game with a player and map is ...
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Does using LWJGL and Slick2D yield promise for the future of my project? [closed]

I've been looking around the net for months now in an attempt to find the most appropriate tool for my needs. I haven't had a lot of time to devote to the creation of systems that could possibly ...
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MarteEngine Tile Collision [closed]

I need to add collision to my tile map using MarteEngine. MarteEngine is built of of slick2D. Here's my tile generation code: Code: public void render(GameContainer gc, StateBasedGame game, Graphics ...
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Can't get sprite to rotate correctly? [closed]

I'm attempting to play with graphics using Java/Slick 2d. I'm trying to get my sprite to rotate to wherever the mouse is on the screen and then move accordingly. I figured the best way to do this was ...
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Unable to access jar. Why?

I was making a game in java and exported it as jar file. Then after that, I opeed jar splice. I added the libaries and exported jar. I added the natives then i made a main class. I created a fat jar ...
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How do you make bullets move at an angle in different angles using delta

I'm having trouble making my bullets move at a steady pace using delta. I have the formula I used outside of slick2d, but it doesn't take delta into account. My bullets fly fast. How do I make them go ...
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Slick2D: Changing an Image's colour to Color.white

I am working on a game where we would like the enemies to flash white when hit by a bullet. Ideally, we would like to use the same mechanism to render an Image in any colour. Our Images are all png ...
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how to get the current location in the map surface - slick 2D

@Override public void mouseMoved(int oldx, int oldy, int newx, int newy) { super.mouseMoved(oldx, oldy, newx, newy); } we can get the mouse location in this method via newx, newy . i want to know ...
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How do I get the current location when using slick 2D library?

I'm developing a map kind of simple game using slick 2D library, and I want to get the current location of the user. When the user runs into a special location (ex: hole) to indicate that is ...
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Slick2d - Why is my init() method running twice?

In the init() method, I have called the method loadMap() from the "world" object. But it seems to be called twice. I do not want loadMap() to be called twice. I have no idea why is this happening. ...
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Display black on loading texture [closed]

While developing a game with LWJGL I hit a sudden stop with the following issue: Anytime I load a texture using Slick Util, the display stays black until i restart the application. Even when i load ...
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Slick2D ComponentListener added to MouseOverArea not responding to right mouse clicks

I am developing a UI using Slick2D and experimenting with MouseOverArea. I have noticed that if I add a ComponentListener to my Button (which extends MouseOverArea) it only responds to left-clicks on ...
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How to draw multiple large background images using libgdx?

I have developed a basic lunar lander-style game using Slick2D and dyn4j and am now redeveloping it using libgx for various reasons. I am having problems drawing the background (i.e. everything, but ...
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Slick2D shader crashes, but only after a while

I'm using Slick2D's ShaderProgram for shader-based drawing in my game. Some players report that after 3-10 minutes, the game inevitably crashes hard during what appears to be a setUniform4f operation ...
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Creating bullets at tip of rotateable object? [duplicate]

I am and not very good at trigonometry or whatever it is i'm even using. My problem is that I simply cannot figure out how to create the bullets exactly at the point of my object. The object rotates ...
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Slick 2D - how to substract two vectors?

I have two vectors:- Vector2f enemyVec = new Vector2f(enemyX, enemyY); Vector2f playerVec = new Vector2f(playerX, playerY); According to docs, I can use the "sub" method to substract two vectors ...
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Fade into splash screen on game load

I'm using Slick2D and LWJGL for my StateBasedGame and I was wondering if there was a way to enter into my splashscreen on application load using a transition? I tried using: this.enterState(SPLASH, ...
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How can I make an soundsystem with slick?

My Question would be , how can I develop an easy-to-use Soundsystem under slick-util? Under the function a.playAsSoundEffect(1, 1, true, x, y, z); it allready works to create a static ...
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Slick2D changing image's color with drawFlash and using alpha

I have an image, where I have a round soft white feathered ball in the center of it. I plan to use it for my lighting in my 2D game. I could not find any proper way to drawing lighting with many ...
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Slick2D/LWJGL Drawing coloured lights problem

I am using the Slick2D engine. I've followed this snippet for creating light sources. I have followed step step, added what is actually important for me, and tested it and the lighting effects ...
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Drawing jbox2d shapes in slick2d

How would be the best way to go about drawing polygons in slick after forces where applied to them via jbox2d? There seems to be no way to get the vertices of a body defined in jbox2d...