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Need ideas for a space game

I am Tyler and I am 17 years old. I have been learning C++ over the last few months and I am also working on creating a game that i hope will rival already established space MMOs one day such as ...
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.NET Socket TCP Listener force quit problem [on hold]

So i'm trying to setup a TCP server/client in visual studio with .net sockets for my xna game. And so far it works fine until the client closes the application. The error appears to be here. But I ...
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Adding Texture and Sound content to Monogame [on hold]

I was working with XNA C# Programming for Windows games until XNA got discontinued. I then discovered Monogame which is close to XNA. The only problem I have is importing content to the game. Back ...
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Cocos2d-x project every time must compile the project plus other libraries

I'm using cocos2d-x v3.6 for win32 desktop and Visual Studio 2013 with c++. When I change the code and then compile the project again, I must re-compile my project AND other libraries every time ...
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Managing cross-platform targets/compatibility with Monogame

I recently started using Monogame for the first time because of it's cross platform compatibilities and heavily active development. The first thing I did is installing the whole framework using their ...
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VS Graphics Diagnostic Tools and IDXGIFactory::EnumAdapters()

I have the following constructor for my main application class where i enumerate all adapters, that looks something like this: CApplication::CApplication() { IDXGIFactory* factory; ...
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Solution for GIT commits in Visual Studio while Unity is open?

Specifications -VS 2013 Pro (Linked with Unity) -Unity 4.6.1 -Git Version Control (Linked with Visual Studio 2013) Summary After much research, I haven't found any solutions to this fix. *While ...
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How do I distribute MonoGame games in Windows?

I'm using VS2013 and MonoGame to create a simple game. The things is I can't make it run on others PCs. I've tried to copy Content to the Release folder using the "always copy" option in VS2013; ...
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Missing Visual Studio 2013 Templates [closed]

Visual Studio 2013 is missing the installed templates related to graphics, SPECIFICALLY the fbx scene template.. Why is this so? And where do I get them ?
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Licensing and commercial game development [closed]

I am thinking about developing my game and have a few questions. I am going to use these softwares and libraries : OpenGL, Visual Studio Express, GLFW. I have publishing and selling my game in plans. ...
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How to enable IntelliSense for Unity scripts in Visual Studio?

I am using Visual Studio 2013 pro and Unity 4.6. Whenever I write scripts (javascript or c#) for anything and open it up in Visual Studio, I don't get IntelliSense. How to fix this issue?
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Trying to implement physics to my player. Can't get it to work

I'm currently stuck on where to add physics to my player. Currently it's set so the player spawns in the middle to the left of the screen and can move around, but I want to make it so the user has to ...
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MonoGame InstancePlayLimitException on Windows w/ OpenGL

Why am I getting the InstancePlayLimitException when playing several SoundEffects per second despite there being no limit unless programming for mobile? It occurs after only a few seconds of repeated ...
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How can I draw sprites in layers based on their Y position?

I am trying to figure out the most efficient way to draw sprites in a way that they layer properly based on their Y position. Lets say I have four objects of the same class named A, B, C, and D, and ...
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Visual studio and Unity does not sync

I'm pretty new to Game Development world. I'm using Unity 3D (4.6 - Latest version I think) and Visual Studio to code the script and something when I edit the script un VS 2013 and go back to Unity ...
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VS2013: Compiling Shaders with Shader Model 5.0

When I try to compile two HLSL files included in my project, the compilation fails with an error: Error error X4502: invalid vs_2_0 input semantic 'INSTANCE' However, I notice it's trying to use ...
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How can I change the rendering backend on Windows in Monogame?

I'm using MonoGame with Visual Studio 2013 Express. I'd like to switch from a SharpDX backend to OpenGL and OpenAL. How do I achieve that?
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How to reference UnityEditor in external DLL when using UnityVS, successfully?

So I'm trying to put my scripts and custom inspector editor scripts in two external DLLs and I'm facing a problem on my Editor DLL. First of, I'm using UnityVS with Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I ...
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Adding SpriteFont in Monogame

My question is probably something you guys have heard before - "How do you add SpriteFont's in Monogame's content manager?" The simple answer to this is, right click the 'Content' folder, go on 'Add ...
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Why I don't have the DX templates even with the Windows 8 SDK installed?

I have Windows 7, 64 bit. I installed the Windows 8.1 SDK from here, and I installed Visual Studio Ultimate 2013. I chose to install everything; the size of the install was around 11GB. Yet I don't ...
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What does “~” in front of a function name inside a class mean? [closed]

I added a class using the 'add class' item in Visual Studio Express and it generated two functions in the .cpp file with the same names. But the second has the ~ character in front of it. What does ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 emulator for DirectX landscape [closed]

July 16, 2014 update: I have converted the SharpDX "MiniCube" sample project to a Universal 8.1 project. It is 100% self-contained. It will demonstrate this issue. There is a "READ ME.txt" file ...
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How do I get the DirectX project templates to appear in Visual Studio?

I have DirectX11 on Windows 7, and I also have VS13 Express for Desktop. In some tutorials I have seen that there's an option on VS13 for new project on DirectX, but doesn't appear in my VS13. Is it ...
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Transparency in XNA-4 primitives

I'm using XNA 4 with Visual Studio 2010. I'm trying to create a simple 3D world with walls and doors in which the user to free to roam around. A wall is just a rectangle which is currently being ...
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How can I avoid repeatedly setting up SDL in VS 2013?

Do I have to set up SDL 2.0.3 every time I make a new project? I tried putting sdl.dll in system32 so that I don't have to include it in my project folders, but that didn't work.
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using eclipse instead of visual studio for cocos2d-x project

im using coco2d-x v 3.0 i made a new windows project to test it and it is working but when i try to build and run a project using this command cocos run -p win32 it is print this error it seem ...
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Is Spine's XNA runtime missing an importer? [closed]

I'm writing an XNA 4.0 game and use Spine for animation. Until now, I've been making spritesheets with Spine and using them with a custom animation class. I recently discovered there is an official ...
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Does installing the DirectX SDK add project templates to Visual Studio? [closed]

I have Visual Studio 2013 installed on my machine, and I have installed the latest DirectX SDK, but it doesn't seem to have added any DirectX project templates to VS. Should it have? Or do I need to ...
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Im getting LNK2019 errors using SDL 2.0.1 in visual studio 2013 [closed]

Here are the error codes and Here Is the link to all the code: Error 5 error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol WinMain@16 referenced in function __tmainCRTStartup ...
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Is it possible to compile both VS and PS in a single file in VS2012?

VS2012 has a built-in option for compiling *.hlsl files at compile time (e.g. to check for errors). But from what I've seen it requires me to provide the entry point (function) name for each file. ...
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DirectX debugging: Graphics Pipeline Stages: Input Assembler: “No mesh available for stage”

My question is basically why VS2012 tells me that there is no mesh available for the Input Assembler stage because if I click on the DeviceContext next to the Draw call in the Grahics Event List the ...
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DXUT getters are always null using DLL

I'm struggling with a problem for a while and I hope some of you can help me out. The title for this question is vague, so I will try to explain my problem as best as I can! I'm am creating a project ...
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Unity/VS debugging only with UnityVS?

Hi, this one thing isn't clear to me: Is it possible, to debug C# of Unity 4.3 with Visual Studio 2013 without any plugin? If no, what or how else should I debug then?
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Game performs poorly when sideloaded [closed]

My game runs smooth when I deploy it to my windows phone directly from Visual Studio 2012 in debugging mode. But when I sideload/deploy the same .xap file with the Application Deployment Tool, the ...
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Structure of Visual C++ Projects in Visual Studio

In particular, I was wondering if it was possible for Visual Studio to treat source files in different directories as all in the same directory. I first saw this after purchasing the Introversion ...
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Bullet Physics Simulation Running Slow

I'm in the process of converting my game engine from java which used the LWJGL and JBullet to c++. However, when I was implementing Bullet physics my simple simulation of a box dropping from specified ...
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what's the best way of panning in a 2D scene

Up to know I have used this functions to create a 2D scene (for showing images) and to pan on it ( in fact it's a customization of the class COpenGLControl here in codeguru) : void ...
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Is there a need to set the parameters again when updating a texture?

Suppose that I'm developing the class COpenGLControl here in code guru to use it for showing a 2D texture in an MFC CPictureControl. and after applying some filters on the image, I will update the ...
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Can you help me solve the paradox that has confused me about the glViewport and glOrtho functions?

suppose that I have an image that I want to apply as a texture on a geometry (at time we don't consider texture mapping but this image has a certain width and height here it is a 512x512 image) I want ...
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Why is it possible to encounter a texture coordinate greater than 1 or less than 0

I'm studying a text about texture mapping and in the preparing to draw session, I read: Define the texture wrapping parameters. This will control what happens when a texture coordinate greater than ...
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Problem converting FBX file into XNB

I create a Monogame Content Project to convert assets into XNB. For FBX file without texture there is no problem: the file is correctly converted and when I load XNB into my project everything is ok. ...
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Debugging multiplayer games without killing network thread?

How do I approach multiplayer games for debugging? When debugging locally - how can you prevent yourself from disconnecting? The debugger halts network activity.