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(LibGdx)Problem switching screens

I had to use about 5 different booleans to get the first screen to stop and the next one to start. I called the dispose method on the previous screen and it all worked... for a few seconds. after ...
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HLSL - can't get texture to wrap or mirror

I'm currently converting an app from XNA to SharpDx and I'm therefore upgrading my shaders to version 4 (vs_4_0/ps_4_0). When using this sampler: SamplerState MySampler { Filter = ...
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What should I use for the event name when logging metrics with Flurry?

I'm working on a multiplayer game and I want to use Flurry to record game events. In the game you can build, grow and train troops. In Flurry you can log an event (optionally with parameters). It ...
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Technique suggestion to render corroded pipes

I've been tasked with an interesting piece of work and I was looking for some suggestions from some more experienced developers on how I should proceed with this. We currently have a lot of data ...
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What can I safely do with the MonoGame GraphicsDevice on multiple threads?

I'm working on a UI system that does it's processing on a separate thread. However, the results of this processing must end up on the GPU eventually. A simplified overview of the system boils down to ...
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How do I measure a string that will be drawn with SpriteBatch?

Is there a way to measure width and height of an ever-changing string (a player's score, specifically)?
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Can the Shuriken particle system create particles with random shapes and sizes?

I want to create differently sized (but small, relative to the characters) dust clouds for player movement that move away from the player and fade away by shrinking. This animated GIF from Samurai ...
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How do I determine the look-at vector of a free-look camera?

I'm trying to create a free-look camera with DirectX 10. I've figured out how to get the directions for forward and back and left to right. However, I don't know how to rotate the look-at vector of ...
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Generate data points for shape based on an image

I am generating data points for 2d destructible scenery. Presently I had 5 for-loops (for a 5*7 2d structure) but will be expanding its resolution to outline a shape, but it will be horrible to code ...
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Is this possible in cocos2dx 3.0?

I have a number of five images (sprite1.png, sprite2.png, sprite3.png, sprite4.png, sprite5.png), these all I want to add as a sprite... int rndSprtNum = (arc4random() % 5) + 1; for(int i = 0; i < ...
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How to run multiple Lua scripts within the same lua state without conflict

I've been working with Lua for sometime and there is a problem that I could never solve it. First, I'm using a single lua state to have a connection between my scripts so they could transfer data via ...
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Infinite Jumper Snow Effect

I wish to achieve a snowing effect on my game. The game is made in LibGDX and im using ParticleEmitter. I created a snow effect in ParticleEditor which consists in a line which spawns snow flakes. The ...
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How to attach a sprite to a TMXTiledMap at a particular coordinate, in AndEngine?

I am trying to add a sprite at a "grid" location on the tiled map. The TMX tiled Map is like a grid, and you can access the size of the grid by calling mTMXtiledMap.getTileRows() and ...
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2D collisions between 2 arrays

I'm trying to do collision detection between bullets and enemies in my game. But it's very unpredictable and sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't (bullet goes straight through without doing ...
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How does super.render() call this method?

Today I was experimenting with adding different screens with Scene2d in libgdx and while doing so I became confused how super.render() in my render() method from my starter class (MyGdxGame) called ...
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What language/engine to use for 2d indie game? [on hold]

I was thinking about creating a game with gameplay based on free roaming within a 2d grid on the PC. Player/entities will be 2d sprite based. One will be able to transverse between smaller grids on ...
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How can i create a message box with callback on ok?

I need to create a message box with ok button and when user touch ok , it will have to execute a callback.I am new to this and couldn't find any articles in the doc.
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Procedural Tilemap generation

So i'm building a 2d game but i have never really done any procedural generation i followed the SFML tutorial for tilemaps and i have the maps loading what i know want to know is how can i convert the ...
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2D Lighting Glitch

I've been working on a game in Java, and recently I decided to try out my game on a netbook just to see how it would run. While I do get a constant and decent FPS, it appears that my lighting ...
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UDP Netcode Architecture for Fighting Game

I am programming a fighting game that uses a UDP client/server architecture for multiplayer. The server can handle multiple clients, two of which (or one being the server) are playing and the rest are ...
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terrain not properly rendering

I'm extending the terrain quad with resources from various tutorials and have the following code: public class WorldTerrain extends TerrainQuad { public static final String NAME = "terrain"; ...
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how can i remove CCSprite on click which are came from right to left direction…?

i am using cocos2dx 3.0(c++) and have many sprites generate from on sprite named "objDown". each generated sprite has a setTag() assign ...no w how can i remove this sprites on touch ....help will be ...
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Can I my iOS-based editor save .plist files that my Mac game can read?

I want to make an editor on iOS which will record touch positions into a file. That file (in the .plist format) will eventually be used for positions in my Mac connect-the-dots game. Can I save one ...
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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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Suggestions on audio layer and entity system

i need some suggestions on the following, i have a basic entity system in place, i need now to put some audio in the game, i would like to make a "Database" like kind of class, that would watch over ...
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Mesa: Howto enable OpenGL 3.x functionality via extensions?

How can I enable OpenGL 3.x functionality via extensions? I'm new to OpenGL development under Linux. Currently I have #define GL_GLEXT_PROTOTYPES #include <GL/osmesa.h> #include ...
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Batching and object's transformation

I'm trying to implement batching in my game (Sprite batching and 3D Mesh batching), I've read a lot of documentation about that but I don't understand something: When each object have is own ...
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How to inplement a save-system for a complex nested list of character classs?

This is the situation I'm in: I'm developing a game with C# using unity. In the game I have characters which is either locked or unlocked, and they're pretty much the same. For every character, they ...
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How to write 3D array to a voxel file format in C++? [on hold]

I have a bunch of double precision data points stored in a 3D array. I'd like to write these values as intensity values in a voxel file that can be read by any common volume rendering program. What ...
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How to detect when two bitmaps intersect in Android

I made two bitmaps based off of two ImageViews using this code: playerimage.buildDrawingCache(); Bitmap bplay1 = playerimage.getDrawingCache(); brickimg.buildDrawingCache(); Bitmap bbrick1 = ...
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How to create texture coordinates for a spritesheet with lwjgl

Using lwjgl and slick-util I've been trying to use certain pieces of a spritesheet as textures. lwjgl uses glTexCoord2f(); to map coordinates to individual vertices, and the coordinates it takes in ...
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Can't sample texture in HLSL using DX11

Environment: Windows 7 x64 Visual Studo 2012 DirextX11 HLSL Shader Model 5 Ogre 1.9 Okay, so I'm trying to sample a texture in my pixel shader but I'm coming across some strange problems. Here's ...
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How AAA games use this texture in the tone-mapping shader?

I found that Battlefield 3 as well as Saint's Row the Third use this texture in their final tone-mapping stage. Can anyone share a link to an article about how this texture is used? UPDATE: As ...
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Unity3d - Playerprefs not saving

Im trying to make a script to save the player settings like volume and field of view.It used to work before but it suddenly stopped for some reason.This is the script Im using(a part of it actually) : ...
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Exporting spritesheet for Cocos2d

I would like to know how people usually save the animations in order to load them easily in Cocos2d with as few hard-code as possible. E.G. The solution I thought of is to have one plist file ...
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(XNA) Possible to hide, compress, or rename .XNB files?

I'm fairly new to XNA (only a week into C# and XNA at this point) but I have been developing games for a while now, and the program I used did not require any/many external files in creating an ...
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Check which object was activated first

How do I check which object was activated before the other? Let's say that there's door to open. To open the door you need to press firstly the second button and then the first button...but not the ...
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1answer
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How to follow object on CatmullRomSplines at constant speed (e.g. train and train carriage)?

I have a CatmullRomSpline, and using the very good example at https://github.com/libgdx/libgdx/wiki/Path-interface-%26-Splines I have my object moving at an even pace over the spline. Using a simple ...
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Scaling entity by screen height (simulating depth on orthographic camera)

i want my entities to be at 100% scaling (for example 128x128 pixels) when they are at 40% of the screen height (for example 480 pixels at 100%), so when they are at 41%, they are at 99% scaling ...
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Collision detection doesn't register until player sprite jumps

I have implemented a shooting mechanic into my game, and the act of shooting works fine. The shooting work is done in my "game1" class. The issue that arises is when I incorporate collision detection ...
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Why am I getting a return value of zero from my position computation function?

Ok I have a Function int x(), which is used in new Rectangle(x(),a,a,a); in DrawMethod in XNA but when I use it I get x() = 0 as as the answer.Here is my CODE: int x() { int px ...
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Fastest way to draw quads in OpenGL ES?

I am using OpenGL ES 2.0 I have a bunch a quads to be drawn, would love to be able to have to pass only 4 vertices per quad as if I were using GL_QUADS, but basically I just want to know the best way ...
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GameLogic Model as Property or Constants with lookup in other Models?

Basically imagine a game where the Player has a Weapon which has a BulletType/type of Bullet. Now Player, Weapon and Bullet are Models having properties and they would represent Instances in the ...
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(unity) move the world or the character

I'm making a game like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hO7573lphqI wherein a 3D ship is flying around on a 2D plane. From the player's perspective, the ship will stay stationary in the center ...
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549 views

importing animations in Blender, weird rotations/locations

This is for the Blender 2.6 API. There are two problems: 1. When I import a single animation frame from my animation file to Blender, all bones look fine. But when I import multiple (all of the ...
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A cheap VR solution to running on the spot for FPS movement? [on hold]

I'm wondering if you could get a cheap USB dance/game mat, and effectively run on the spot (two feet on one 'up' square) to trigger effectively the same as tapping the 'forward' arrow on your ...
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Loading non-square textures, from a 256x256 spritesheet in lwjgl(JAVA)

so I'm doing lwjgl, so far I have the loading of 16x16 textures from a 256x256 spritesheet all working, using this code to get the location of the textures: public Vector2f[] calculateUVMapping(int ...
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How can I determine where to show a nameplate over a character?

I'm working on a naming system that displays the name of enemies above their heads. The problem is that I have some enemies that are larger or smaller than others. So I'm trying to use a function ...
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Embed Unity3D and load multiple games from a single app

Is is possible to export an entire unity3d project/game as an AssetBundle and load it on iOS/Android/Windows on an app that doesn't know anything about such game beforehand? What I have in mind is ...
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Drawing splines in OpenGL 4.1 Core

I'm trying to draw "glowing lines" based off a vertex list which defines control points for a spline. The effect I'm looking for is similar to a light saber. Sort of like , but curved and in 3D. ...

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