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Lost in Development

My name is Julian Ngolla. I am a 20 year old biology major who is a junior at Hunter college in NYC. In other words i am constantly busy and am basically broke. Ever since i was a kid me and my ...
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Does Specular Power affect the Brightness?

I read the book Real-Time Rendering, 2nd Edition. Somewhere in there it say: But I did the experiment and concluded that the mshi doesn't seem to affect to the brightness (it causes the area just ...
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One large tileset or multiple tilesets

I'm currently writing a 2d tile scroller for a hobby project and I can't find any resources to give me a clear answer to which is more efficient to do. Each block contains tiles 44 by 24, 32px x ...
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Cocos2d/Cocos2d-x Attaching an arrow (sprite) to another body sprite (person)

I am trying to set up a simple bow and arrow game. When the arrow hits the enemy body, the arrow's body is deleted and the arrow sprite continues to update, keeping the position correct in relation to ...
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Unable to draw tabular view for images in libgdx

I am trying to draw a table of images using images from my asset folder. However I always get a blank black screen.If I replace the images with textbuttons, then I am able to draw the buttons in ...
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What formula is commonly used in rpg based games to calculate gained currency?

Assuming I have an RPG game with monsters, a game you can fight any amount of monsters at any time - What are my options for a gained currency from a battle formula? I've been trying to use Google for ...
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RPG Maker vx ace - how to make a follower that doesn't participate on fights/ walks on player diagonal

I'm developing a game in which one of your followers is ghost-like demon that observes the player. I was going to have him appear during dialogues, but all of the playtesters were getting confused as ...
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UNITY3D How can my capsule rotate with my camera?

I'm new to 3D game development in Unity. I'm using Unity5. I've created a first person character controller that can move using WASD and I've created a crosshair along with a mouselook script. Here's ...
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Character ability power balance

I'm making a game where the player controls a character. This character starts off bland & weak. But over the course of playing the game, picks up abilities which the character uses as attacks/...
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Should the Sprites in my Boids implementation be backed by model objects?

This question is about the proper way to architect an implementation of Craig Reynolds Boids algorithm. I have an Agent object like this: struct Agent: Equatable { let identifier = ...
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Monogame project runs in VS but hangs when run via .exe

I've been working on a monogame project for a little over a week and had no problems. Today I went to test out the project outside of Visual Studio, by running directly from the .exe in the release ...
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How to create Half hemisphere 3D model

I already have an hemisphere.obj 3D model. But I'm trying to build a half-hemisphere (quarter sphere) model. How can I do that? What is the easiest way to do that? Generally, is there any easy way to ...
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How can Game Engines implement Cross-platforming? [on hold]

I wanna know how do Game Engines such as Unreal Engine , Cry Engine , Unity3D And the rest Support multiple Platforms at once . For example , how can developing a whole project in C# on Unity3D be ...
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How can I register Mouse Events in the Scene window of the Editor?

I want to create a custom level editor for the level designers that should allow them to place predefined objects in Unity3d similar to the Terrain wizard. How can I register Mouse Events in the ...
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Setting sound panning

I'm trying to set sound panning in my game depending on camera position, rotation and audio source position. I was able to set sound panning depending on camera position (listener), and audio source ...
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How do you understand Unity3d Scripting errors? [on hold]

So there are these things in Unity called "Compiler Errors" which is a message you get if you have an error on a JS or C# script, it would also "Give you an explanation" to what's wrong with it, I ...
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.XNB file reader

I'd like to open an XNB file on Linux. It should be an XNA Game Studio Express XNA Framework Content Pipeline Binary File. Any tool to open it? (also for windows which I can emulate on wine)
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ECS: AI components and systems

I'm trying to find the best design pattern for my AI code using an ECS. Right now the entities that act as CPU-controlled have components like: WeaponComponent ChargeComponent MovementComponent ...
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How can I make a realistic soccer ball that gets impulsed by finger touch in Swift?

So I got this ball ball = SKSpriteNode(imageNamed: "ball") ball.name = ballCategoryName ball.userInteractionEnabled = false ball.size = CGSizeMake(120, 120) ball.zPosition = 2 ...
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How to mirror flip animation curves in Unity?

I have a animation that moves my camera from left to right. Now I'd like to copy it with 'mirror' transformation so I can use it to move from right to left. Is it possible to do it using script or ...
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Convert Mouse Coords into Isometric Tile ID

Using GameMaker Language, I'm basing off their Adavnced Examples. How can i convert the current mouse position into a tile position? The mouse coordinates are 0,0 from top-left This is the function ...
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Bot to recognize an image pattern and click on it [on hold]

I want to start and develop a bot that would click on dynamic image patterns ( an online game). Any ideas to sart from(except google, from where i come). Thanks!
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How to use Irrlicht game engine in cygwin?

How can I develop a game with Irrlicht game engine in a cygwin environment? I tried google, but honestly I didn't find any useful tutorials about setting that game engine in cygwin. Thanks, Ehsan.
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Calculate the displacement of device in unity

I'm making a 3D game in unity where the object should move forward and backward as the android device moves/accelerates in the Z axes. ie. When the player moves the devise in the direction of the +ve ...
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Source Engine - Getting team score

How can i get teamscore in code?in hl2mp_gamerules.cpp i found this: CTeam *pCombine = g_Teams[TEAM_COMBINE]; CTeam *pRebels = g_Teams[TEAM_REBELS]; if ( pCombine->...
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Calculating unique ID number from a set of bitmasked tiles

So I write this kind of match3-style game where you as a player need to match tiles with three or more of the same type and I'm thinking what is the best method to recognize the shapes without writing ...
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Unity - resizing particles dont mantain collisions properly

I am trying to make particles for blood on death. This is what I got so far: Which looks fine and all. But now I also wanted to make the blood particles turn smaller over their lifetime, so I ...
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Respawn not working properly upon scene reload. Why is this?

So I made a respawn function and what is supposed to happen is the script it supposed to load a saved checkpoint. However I need to reset the scene (and again this worked just fine last night which ...
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How do you solve where the camera should be on a bezier curve depending on player? (camera on rail)

I am writing a game where I require a camera on rail; That is, the camera's path is fixed and follows a bezier curve. However, I cannot find any resources online for solving the closest point on a ...
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How can I use tilt sensor in iOS iPad to steering a car

I am absolute beginner with unreal engine , I am working in car race project here is my situation : I need to navigate my car in left and right direction using tilt Here is what I do I read tilt ...
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Character stuck on box collider 2.5D

I'm having trouble with my character on a 2.5D platformer. The character get stuck if it collides without reaching the platform's top. Here is a gif showing it: http://i.imgur.com/jmZ6O1K.gifv Both ...
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Stuck on walls or sliding on top dilemma

I'm making a 2.5D platformer game. I earlier had problem with my character getting stuck on walls when holding the forward button. I solved this problem by adding a physics material with zero friction ...
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How can zoom into my object when that object is being clicked?

Suppose that I have the three game(cube,Quard,sphere) object. When I click on a particular game object suppose think I have clicked on the cube,the cube object should get zoomed in on the screen. how ...
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How to manage this problem in a multiplayer client-server game with Photon ?

Good day. I'm developing my first simple game, a racing car, using Unity and Photon. In my game there are a function that generate random Bonus on random position each (for instance) 5 seconds. ...
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android game change background image at every level?

I want to be able to have a different background image at each level of my game. Presently I have only one. There is no layout folder shown in Android Studio and all info I have searched shows how to ...
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Cannot connecting texture to heightmap using mapped uniform location

In my shader program, I have my attributes and uniforms added to a map for each. What I have displayed is a heightmap, but cant seem to connect the graphic texture to display. mUniformList (std::...
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Frustum culling takes ages c++

I have two ways of doing frustum culling taken from different web sources. First one takes 200ms to check 10k AABBs, second around 50ms for the same box count. I read some forum answers, people say 0....
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Unity equivalent to cocos2D (and Sprite Kit) Actions?

Does Unity have an equivalent to the Actions feature/functionality of cocos2D and Sprite Kit; if so, what is it? cocos2D Actions: http://python.cocos2d.org/doc/programming_guide/actions.html http://...
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Trying to get reference to Button in Javascript Unity3d

I've this simple script in Unity3d: #pragma strict public var topLeft : UnityEngine.UI.Button; public var topCenter : UnityEngine.UI.Button; public var topRight : UnityEngine.UI.Button; public var ...
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Mesh fading to transparent

I have a 2D Mesh object generated at runtime painted all with uniform color. I want that mesh to have its color fade to transparent color close to the edges. Despite I searched everywhere I could not ...
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What's an optimal procedure to create a connected cyclic grid of nodes and edges for A* pathfinding

like the title says, I'm trying to create a grid of nodes that hold edges or connections to each other so I can perform A* algorithm to have objects traverse across them as seen in your standard RTS. ...
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OpenGL Tessellation makes point

A little problem with my tessellation shader. I try to implement a simple tessellation shader but it only makes points. Here's my vertex shader : out vec4 ecPosition; out vec3 ecNormal; void ...
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Uncontrollable platform spawning

I made simple spawner like this: void Update() { if (PlatformPosition.spawnNewPlatform) { NewPlatform(); } } public void NewPlatform() { if (active) { newTransform = ...
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understanding game networking

I have been working on a real-time game, and am closing in on the point where I send and receive data. I have previously accomplished this before with a couple other test games, but I have never ...
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Smooth mesh from voxel grid

Im trying to implement smooth voxel grid meshing using marching cubes algorithm but I dont quite understand how to do the interpolating (I understand that this would solve the problem) to achieve the ...
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What video file formats to use for import in maya

I want to have a video reference of an animation in maya. So i try to import a movie using the view-> image plane. What format should i use? (maya 2016, Windows 7)
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LibGDX - Level management on a level-based game

I'm new to LibGDX and android development in general and am trying to do a puzzle game. Being a level-based game, i'm trying to make it so in every level a certain number of blocks (just rectangular ...
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Is it illegal to sell my original Video game music for a fan game? [on hold]

So I am making an original video game soundtrack for a fan game I have started developing. The thing is that I want to sell this soundtrack on BandCamp, and IDK if it's legal sense I am going to be ...
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Trying to implement Camera

I'm trying to implement a Camera class in order to walk and look on the world as follow: #ifndef _CAMERA_H_ #define _CAMERA_H_ #include <glm\glm.hpp> class Camera { public: Camera(); ~...
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Users looking at game assets on different platforms [duplicate]

I can't say I fully understand the exact details on how users look at a game's assets, but I was wondering if the ease or ability to do that is platform dependent? I imagine it's pretty easy for a ...

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