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Background music selected and stored into a variable for later playback not working

In the options menu of the game, I'm allowing users to select the background music and storing it into a static variable of type String. Later in all my scenes the camera has a script for music ...
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What do I need to learn so I can make games on Microsoft Kinect?

I am student of final year doing my cs right now. My final year project is to develop a boxing game with Microsoft Kinect. What tools and resources do I need to do this?
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Multiple collision detection with images

Lately, I have been researching different Collision methods, how to deal with multiple collisions and different types of bounding shapes, circles, rectangles, polygons and ellipsoids. Some common ...
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Regarding publishing of Facebook game

I am making a game on cocos2d-JS for facebook , I have some technical doubt which I want to clear What is the difference between Facebook Canvas & Facebook Web project . Facebook Canvas ask ...
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Unity 4.6: Position jumps when switching Canvas render mode from Overlay to camera in code

In the project I am currently working on I have two sets of main UI: one set that is on the screen at all times for the players use, and the second set which the player can open and look at to gauge ...
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Making installer for game

My question is this: How can I determine which shared libraries I should include with my game project? More details, if you need them. I am about to release a project (a game) and trying to make a ...
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Sweep and prune vs quad tree when all objects are dynamic (moving)

As I understand it there are 3 popular strategies for spatial partitioning: sweep and prune, quad/oct tree and uniform grid. Uniform grid is problematic for me because I have not set an upper limit on ...
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Player being covered by glClearColor?

Here is a video of the problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vnDOB1Vk4o (this is the game I've been making for fun/practice). You notice, in the beginning of the video, I walk off the map and ...
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Create player rankings?

I recently created a tournament system that will soon lead into player rankings. Basically, after players are done with the tournament, they are given a rank based on how they did in the tournament. ...
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Ray casting problem using JOGL

I'm trying to port an old perfectly functioning ray casting implementation from my lwjgl project (FF pipeline) to a new project using JOGL and shaders. My problem is that my ray no longer intersects ...
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Artifacts rendering high-poly procedural meshes with OpenGL

I am having some issues when rendering some procedural generated meshes. There are some really wierd artifacts when rendering high-poly count meshes (not that much actualy). I have been able to ...
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Opengl Quad Tessellation Control Shader

I have the generic tessellation evaluation shader for triangles but I need to make it work for quads. Is there any chance someone could explain what is happening here and point me in the right ...
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SharpDx Null Reference Exception on SpriteBatch.End()

I'm trying to port a blur effect from an XNA project over to SharpDx, and I get a "Null Reference Exception" wich I'm unable to find the reason for. private void blurShadow(RenderTarget2D to, ...
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Quaternion Rotation - Clockwise or Counter-Clockwise?

when we specify a Quaternion as (axis of rotation, rotation amount), in which 'direction' is the rotation, assuming we are looking down the rotation axis (i.e. camera at the origin, looking along the ...
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cross game center client api [on hold]

Is there any package or api for unity so with, we can use "apple game center, google play game services and Facebook's game services" together(achievements, leaderboards and scores)? We want to ...
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Where can I look for a game modding savvy C++ gameplay programmer? [on hold]

I am looking for a C++ gameplay programmer who in the past modded Quake1/2/3 and derivatives, Doom 3 and derivatives or UT series, to help me with my game project. I tried ModDb job board with a ...
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NHibernate over Mono in Unity, connection string problems

I'm using NHibernate in Unity, and running the project in the debug environment works great, but when running the compiled EXE, I was getting a NullReferenceException when trying to access the ...
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Streamline Facebook and Google Play Game Services integration in Android Game

This has been confusing me a lot . I am creating a simple 2D platformer which I wish to make social. So I thought of letting users do the following: Share their in game objective completion/ their ...
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How can I use a texture as a font in Unity3D

I am making a game in unity and I am trying to make a custom font for showing numbers. I created a png with the numbers, turned it into a material and added it to a custom font object. I set up the ...
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How to control animationClip though scripting or button pressed

I am stuck in my project designing Game Menu in unity. I am using NGUI plugin free version. I created image button and animated in animation view. It made animationclip and added in animator ...
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Normal Mapped Models Render with render target background color acting as transparency and lighting Problem

SOLVED. See my comment below. Originally I noticed some sort of transparency when rendering in Direct3D 11. I noticed it was worse once I changed my background color to something other than black. ...
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Making my character jump [duplicate]

How do I fix my code? At the moment my character goes up for as long as you hold the up key. I want a more jump like effect where the character will drop back down when it reaches a certain height. ...
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Tile map only rendering 1 layer when it should be 3

I've been working on this for a while and I can not seem to figure it out. I had the fileParser() method in the constructor and it worked fine. Then I was told it's very bad practice to have it in the ...
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Problem with Corona SDK [on hold]

I will learn game developing with Corona SDK, but when i import a corona project the app does not display well: All projects see equals. Thx
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Blender games on TV platforms [on hold]

I am interested in putting blender games on tv platforms such as OUYA and Amazon Fire Tv. I'm not quite sure how to port blender games to these type of platforms, the only platform I know you can put ...
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Applying inputs on server from client

I've read lot of articles about game networking and finally feel like almost get it. But have a couple of questions. If client sends input to server and then server apply it to simulation, should ...
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some images on grid are not being displayed using random . [on hold]

So I have an image that is going to be presented in a grid in random spots and I have a 2d array that will check if a position in the array is available or not. the problem is that not all images are ...
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Flickering Textures

I have downloaded an FBX and its textures and imported them into my project. The problem I have is that the textures are flickering very much in my current scene whenever I move the mouse. I have ...
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How to improve Batch Rendering to work with 3D skeletal animation data

I've implemented a batch rendering technique that is described in detail here: http://www.gamedev.net/page/resources/_/technical/opengl/opengl-batch-rendering-r3900 I'd like to extend it now to ...
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How do I tell if my enemy can see my player?

Given a player and an enemy with position, and given the direction vector of each, how can I tell if one can "see" the other? In other words, how do I test if one position with direction is in front ...
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How to move 2D camera in OpenGL

I am new in OpenGL, I am making a game in 2D and I want the camera to follow the character. I started with gluLookAt() but I read that I could just move the matrix with glTranslatef() and It should ...
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Setup VertexPositionTexture array for a texture2D at a location

I am trying to adjust the following code to render a quad on a 2D texture at a specific location and specific size. Currently this code will render a fullscreen quad, which makes sense since the ...
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SDL_Mixer .xm file loop not working correctly

I am working on a little game in my spare time using C++ and SDL and I have encountered a problem with a .xm file playback. The music is supposed to have an intro of a couple patterns and then ...
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Dynamically destroy objects when player enters a boxcollider2D

What would be the best approach for destroying dynamically objects when player enters a boxcollider2D? Currently using parent objects with boxcollider2d to activate OnTriggerEnter2D, boxcollider2d is ...
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Change 2D Angle Into Isometric Angle

i Rendered My Sprite With 72 Angles In Isometric View. Rendered Frame Number 0 And Angle 0 Is When My Sprite Looking Right And And I Rendered My Sprite Every 5 Angle. In My 2D Game My Sprite Moving ...
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3D Engine For Multiple Monitors [on hold]

We are trying to create a simple 3D game that should run on about 8 monitors. I can't really tell you many details because we are in a very early state. The game itself won't be too complicated, it's ...
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Multiplayer movimentation and animations [on hold]

I'm planning my first multiplayer game that will be similar to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=N9ii54dYO6w I will make the client in C++/DarkGDK and the server in ...
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Place tile values over 'chunk' boundries

My game has a 'chunk' engine similar to Minecraft's but in 2 dimensions. Each chunk is a square of 32 by 32 tiles. What I want to do is generate a defined shape across multiple chunks without ...
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Predicting circle-circle bounce vector when aiming one at another

I am making a game with libGDX (with box2d) in which you drag and aim one circle body at another then release to fire. I would like to be able to predict the path of the second circle based on the aim ...
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Name for Energy / Hunger meter [on hold]

I am a year into development of a survival simulation game. The three main meters the user has to care for are Energy, Hydration and Body Temperature. The issue is with Energy and how users in play ...
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Pathfinding in an one-dimensional array? [on hold]

I programmed the A* pathfinding algorithm for a bot in JavaScript. It works but it is not fast/efficient enough. The grid is one-dimensional and contains of 154 zones. For every zone I have a ...
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Can anyone explain that code? [on hold]

public class Player : MonoBehaviour { public float speed =10f; public Vector2 maxVelocity = new Vector2(3, 5); void Update () { var forceX = 0f; var forceY = 0f; var absVelX = ...
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Use Box2D for collision only?

Is it a good idea to create Box2D bodies in the game and shapes for that bodies for not doing physical simulation but moving them manually with setting velocity or position in each frame and getting ...
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How to separate player's planets (between each others) in a massive multiplayer game?

The game consists in commanding several planets; The universe is made of galaxies; You play in one galaxy at the time and when you level up you go into another galaxy; Each galaxy have around 10 ...
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Can I break the UI MASK hierarchy in unity 4.6?

I'm using unity 4.6. I saw a couple of UI masks tutorials and saw that there's a certain hierarchy I can't seem to break: -Canvas --- Panel (holds the mask component) --------Image I want to move ...
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Need help in tracking down memory leak in Unity standalone game

I'm experiencing a memory leak in my Unity game. If the game sits idly (no new game objects are being created in the scene), Windows Task Manager will show the memory of the .exe slowly rising. I've ...
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If developers had a talent tree, what skills would it have? [on hold]

We have seen talent trees in almost every game we played. So if we could make a talent tree of our development skills, how should we classify it, by languages, engines, tools? What should every tree ...
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Snapshot data architecture for networked real-time games

I want to create a simple client-server real-time multiplayer game as a project for my networking class. I've read a lot about real-time multiplayer network models and I understand the relationships ...
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Bullet Physics for Collision Detection and Smooth Response

I'm creating a game using LibGDX, and to prevent the need to spend lots of time writing collision detection code I've decided to make use of Bullet Physics, simply for collision detection and not for ...
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slowing down graphics card [on hold]

My friend just got a new laptop and running skyrim she gets 40-50 frames on medium. She loves graphics mods with include hair, higher detailed models, new clothing, ui mods, and fun mods now it looks ...

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