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Use both AddForceAtPoint and change velocity property?

I'm using Rigidbody2D for some game objects. It seems that when I AddForce() or AddForceAtPoint(), the game objects are mostly affected on the Y axis and hardly at all on the x axis. I don't ...
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XNA 2d weird rotation from quaternion in scene-graph

I have been trying to set up a scenegraph in XNA. It uses matrix transformations to accomplish this. So far, I got position and scale working perfectly, however rotation is behaving weirdly and I'm at ...
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LWJGL camera rotation is pivoting around original point instead of around where it has been translated (w/ glRotatef)

I've been playing about with LWJGL and I've encountered a problem. When I move the player's camera and then rotate it, it appears to pivot around where the player originally was. How do I make it so ...
0
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1answer
64 views

How do I fix my planet-facing camera?

Summary I'm having trouble implementing a camera controller suitable for first person use around a planet. The camera needs to be oriented correctly according to gravity (vector from camera ...
0
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0answers
11 views

How do you make 3d character models? [on hold]

I have no experience in this. I am planning to use Blender to make the models, so make answers relevant to that.
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0answers
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How do you make textures for 3d character models? [on hold]

I am making a video game, but I have no experience in texturing things. Does anybody have anything to help me? Also my game takes place in a combination of a medieval-like fantasy world, and some ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Frustum culling + instancing

I've implemented instancing in my app and right now I have an instance buffer holding position data for all instances. But I'd like to also implement frustum culling which would cull some of the ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Point rotation around point, accuracy question

I study OpenGL ES 2.0. But I think it's more a C++ question rather then an OpenGL one. I am stuck with the following rotation question: It is known, that rotation transformation can be applied using ...
3
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5answers
233 views

What are the legal considerations about making a game with a dynamic age restricted content?

What I mean by this is - is it legal to make a game which asks (or proves) your age during install or on initial load, and then dynamically sets the content to the players age. For example if the ...
3
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1answer
411 views

AndEngine; Box2D - high speed body overlapping, prismatic joints

I'm trying to make good suspension for my car game, but I'm getting nervous of some problems with it. At the beginning, I've tried to make it out of one prismatic joint/revolute joint per one wheel ...
4
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1answer
321 views

Should I be concerned about assets being accessed by dumping VRAM?

I have heard many people tell me that a user can dump the VRAM on their GPU and get all the images in my game. Including all "Streamed" images. This includes most of my Menu graphics. How would a ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Move a 2D point to a target (first accelerate towards the target, then decelerate)

I have a point entity that I would like to move to a target point (in 2D). I think I would like it to accelerate away from its current position (the point could already have a velocity), to some ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Two issues with testing LibGDX on Android

1) When I test my game on desktop it is 100% fine. When I test it on my Nexus 7 physical device, it is the same except the backgrounds have no color. For example my splash screen has a greenish ...
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2answers
202 views

Orthographic Zooming with 0,0 at top/left

I'm trying to implement zooming on my 2D game. Since it's using orthographic projection, I thought it would be easy to implement zooming. After looking around the internet, I found a bunch of ...
0
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1answer
59 views

What's the best way to render “clouds”?

I have a quick question. I see in many games, usually in the menu, some moving "clouds" in the background, apparently additive blended into each other, which does a really nice job immersing the ...
0
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1answer
317 views

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. ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Java: Camera Rendering

Which is the best way to detect whenever an object or tile is inside the Camera Range so I can draw it? With "best" I mean more efficient, and quicker. Thanks
0
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1answer
21 views

An appropriate way to select a map for a matchmaking system?

I'm developing a website for a board game that will revolve around user-created boards. Currently matches are created by selecting two people who have been waiting in a queue the longest and creating ...
3
votes
0answers
29 views

What technical specifications should be set out for music?

I'm writing the music for a video game. At some point, I'm going to need to work with the programmers to determine the technical specifications for the audio files I'm going to hand over to them. What ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Pokemon Game - MySQL Data Structure

I'm making a Pokemon MMO Game with Unity + SmartFoxServer/MySQL and at the moment i'm creating the base structure for the database. But i'm stuck because i don't know the best structure for the moves ...
2
votes
2answers
152 views

Expandable 2d environment by spawning and controlling individual tiles

what is the best way to implement an environment that is "expandable" in every direction so that when the player moves in any direction a new row or column of tiles that can be manipulated ...
0
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1answer
18 views

How can I ensure my game complies with all asset/source licenses when preparing it for distribution?

I put together a 3D space scene demo, but I bought some models from turbosquid and using the jmonkey engine I must comply with BSD licence (jmonkeyengine) and also package the models, but I don't ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Find closest point from an origin, in a mesh

I want to do something similar to a raycast. With a raycast, you can set an origin and a destiny, and check where the ray collides with something but only with a line. What I want to do, is given an ...
7
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2answers
778 views

Does Unity own my game?

I made my first game in unity, and I was wondering if I can sell it without owing anything to unity?
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0answers
40 views

What is the !== equivalence in Java? [on hold]

I took a Javascript script for my Java project : if (hitTest[eventilex + eventiley * tw] !== 255) { return { x: Math.floor((x + tw) / tw) - 1, y: 2 * (Math.floor((y + th) / th) - ...
1
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1answer
78 views

Online RTS Game Architecture for Mobiles

We came up with an idea for a real-time strategy game for mobile devices that can play with other players over a network. I'm trying to plan out the architecture/protocol required for such as system. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

C# XNA Is key toggled?

I've got a question about toggling keys. How do You check if the key is toggled? Here's my quick and easy code: public class KeyToggle { private bool isEnabled = false; ...
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0answers
24 views

Best Game Engine for 3D Game Development in C# [on hold]

Till now, I am using OpenTK to develop a game in C# programming language. I am looking for any game engine, which is easy to use, open source, well documented and most importantly nice forum support ...
0
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0answers
9 views

How to calculate positions and randoms in scene. SpriteKit

So here is a code : static inline CGFloat randomInRange(CGFloat low, CGFloat high) { CGFloat value = arc4random_uniform(UINT32_MAX) / (CGFloat)UINT32_MAX; return value * (high - low) +low; } ...
5
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5answers
577 views

C++: Game State Logic other than switch statement?

Executive summary Are there any good tutorials on Game State FSMs, particularly OOP/OOD-based and not switch-statement-based? Summary Is there a practical process for creating a game state engine ...
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0answers
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Frustum size after XMMatrixPerspectiveFovLH?

XMMatrixPerspectiveFovLH() creates a matrix for perspective tranformation. After multiplying a view space position by this matrix what space will I get the position in? Specifically, I'm interested in ...
0
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0answers
27 views

How can I use a camera matrix with different resolutions?

I created a little jump'n'run game. The character(Mario) is always the center of the viewport. The game is running correctly if I use the resolution 800x480 pixel. But when I use another ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Java APLLICATION : How to play sound

Hello I have a game that has a title menu and I want to play music in the title menu. The game is an application NOT an applet. (and I'm not changing it) I saw a video where he uses sun.audio pckage, ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Typical advantages and disadvantages of character races in MMORPG [on hold]

When building a RPG game that has several classes, for example Humans, Elves and Dwarfs, what characteristics of these unique races should be taken into account? I mean who's smarter, stronger, ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

How to find the total bounds rectangle around a list of rectagles

Rectangle object: a simple data structure of 4 floats (w,h,x,y). I have an array of 2 or more rectangles and want to create a rectangle that surrounds all of them: The result rectangle, calculated ...
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0answers
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how can i top on scoreboard on facebook? [on hold]

i have seen many people on facebook games jumping up high on scoreboard. so i need some one who can hack and make me on TOP on Score Leader Board weekly or teach me how to do it and i can reward them ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Deferred Rendering Optimization

I've followed http://www.catalinzima.com/xna/tutorials/deferred-rendering-in-xna/ for my little renderer(using sharpDX - Toolkit) and everything went good, until i noticed some problems: If I'm ...
8
votes
2answers
491 views

Entity/Component System and UI “Entities”

I'm still green to entity/component systems. I find that since I have useful components for drawing sprites (or spritesheets) and handling input (mouse/touch clicks), I naturally want to reuse these ...
1
vote
3answers
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XNA: How to make particles face the camera but not alter the pitch

I'm using the particles sample from create.msdn.com/en-US/education/catalog/sample/particle_3d which by default, has all the particles look straight at the camera. I'm trying to modify it so that the ...
5
votes
2answers
473 views

atmospheric scattering and sky geometry

I'm trying to implement an atmospheric scattering in my graphics (game) engine based on the gpu gems article: link. An example implementation from that article uses a skydome. My scene is different - ...
2
votes
1answer
142 views

Retrieve the original prefab from a game object

How would one proceed to retrieve the original prefab used for instantiating an object? In the editor these two functions work : Debug.Log(PrefabUtility.GetPrefabParent(gameObject)); ...
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Physics like asteroides

I try to make a ship that has the physic properties like asteroides. I have this for now(All in Java): Ship.class public class Ship { public static final float sMaxHealth = 0.1F; ...
0
votes
2answers
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irrlicht: drawing two textures with draw2dImage issue

Im just starting out with irrlicht (and c++) for 2d development and I followed the 2d tutorial, so I am able to draw a 2d texture on the screen (With draw2DImage) this seems to work fine. So I made a ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

How to use UILongPressGestureRecognizer with sprite drag & wait?

May be it's asked before also but I couldn't find any good answer. Please tell me how this can be implemented with UILongPressGestureRecognizer? A user drags a sprite from X location to Y location. ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

Performing manual clipping in OpenGL

I'm learning OpenGL and I understand that OpenGL performs clipping as part of the pipeline, but is it a good idea to also perform manual clipping? By manual clipping, I mean not asking the GPU to draw ...
1
vote
1answer
429 views

Unity Frustum Culling Issue

I'm creating a game that utilizes off center projection. I've got my game set up in a CAVE being rendered in a cluster, over 8 PC's with 4 of these PC's being used for each eye (this creates a ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Saving resource

I'm trying to develope a simple platformer on Java, I was wondering if is it better to handle the collissions in a level (player with floor, player with enemy ecc...) by a level handler class which ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Rotating an object about a point (2D) using box2d

i just started developing using box2d on flixel and i realise the pivot point of the rotation of an object in box2d is set to the center of an object. i had read on forums and i found out that ...
0
votes
3answers
45 views

How would I apply my isometric art onto isometric CSS with correct Z-indexing

I have been trying to wrap my head around how to apply my isometric art into an array like so with correct z-indexing In the long run I want to be able to select a specific tile and depending on ...
0
votes
0answers
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UDK - Peculiar Name for Missing File

I recently followed the "third person GOW camera tutorial", which I'm using to make a test game for my team. Unfortunately, when I try to compile the files, it says that I'm missing a file. Not a ...

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