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What language should I use, and how should I go about this?

After a few weeks of trying to decide what my personal game project will be, I finally came up with one. I'm a pretty decent programmer, but I don't know if I am coming at this the right way. I plan ...
0
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0answers
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What would be the best business-model used for free game apps for mobile?

Do you have any recommendations and tips in order to start making or building business model mobile phone game apps (for Android and iOS) especially if it is free version? How will make it successful ...
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0answers
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Creating Isometric Perspective on an Orthogonal Map

I wanted to move towards Isometric styling for my RPG... I'm not sure on the intracacies of Isometric mode on Tiled, nor how to make actual Isometric maps... but I've found I can get away with ...
0
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0answers
12 views

How do I convert an NPC to a player model in Source engine?

The models in the Source engine are different based on whether they are NPC models or player models. How would I go about converting one to the other?
2
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0answers
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“Normal” Blend Mode with OpenGL Trouble

I've been having a lot of trouble trying to get a OpenGL blend function to work as I'd expect it to with like what I'd expect (or from any sensible image editing program). As an example, I'll use ...
3
votes
1answer
85 views

Rotating a GUI.Label relatively

Learning Unity for 2D development, I want to create a text label. So far, I have been using GUI.Label to write the text. It is above my sprite: I would like to rotate the label relatively to the ...
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1answer
25 views

Programatically find out which app store install came from?

Background In my app, I have a 'rate me' button. It follows the usual path - user clicks in, it starts an intent and opens the app's listing on the Play Store. All well and good. Now I wish to try ...
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0answers
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Create dynamic cities of perspective angle x with least amount of tiles

I found you can create unique building sizes with perspective with six tiles using parallel projection, whose angles are always 45 degrees... this allows you to connect to the next tile without issue: ...
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0answers
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How to access base class from within subclass? [migrated]

I have an abstract class called BaseMonster. This "base" class holds several values, such as float dyingTime =2, that will be the same for all monster subclasses. But since there are a lot of values ...
0
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0answers
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How relevant is the ability to move/rotate buildings post construction in city builders?

I am playing with the concept of a city builder and I have seen many around, but I am still fresh in the area of game design. I have seen city builders where, once you build a building, you have to ...
0
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0answers
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Using xinput vibration with java

I need to use vibration for my java game, which is only available through xinput since I use xbox controllers. How can I achieve this with jna? I've never worked with dlls before so any help is ...
0
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0answers
12 views

I want to load images from jar during runtime in android

I want to load images dynamically from a jar which is present in my android project. I tried looking @ Dynamically load images inside jar but on execution of InputStream inputStream = ...
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How do I generate solar systems for a 2d universe map, but still look random

I need to generate 64 systems separated into 16 sectors, each with 4 systems. Each system must have another system within 10 units in it's own sector, but no closer than 3. One system in a sector ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Jumping distance due to X velocity

I would just like to know if there is a way to work out the distance of a jump depending on how fast the player is going. For example if the player has a velocity X of 10 and he presses the jump ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Camera world matrix to view matrix

I've been working on a game engine and I model every object in my scene graph as an "entity" this includes my camera. My camera therefore has a position and rotation in world space and at the moment ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Decentralized Matchmaking in Unity?

I'm making a card-playing game, similar to Magic Workstation. I've been looking into several options for networking. I have a working LAN version with the build in Unity networking, as well as Photon ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Smooth path/direct movement

I have a tile based isometric map and an A* algorithm that returns a path. I am looking to smooth this path efficiently but with good aesthetics. Basically i am using my grid for building the map and ...
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votes
1answer
25 views

SDL, SFML, GLFW specific questions on a very heavy OpenCL engine

I'm not familiar with SDL, SFML, GLFW or other libraries because i've been creating windows and basic inputs myself in Windows, OSX and Linux. Being the performance my absolute first concern i'm on a ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

How to calculate max region/area of 2d circles?

I have some 2d circles on a plane, each has its own minRadius and maxRadius. When two circles collides, both of them will shrink their radius, so the actual radius of a circle is in range [minRadius, ...
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0answers
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Pivvot like game? [on hold]

I am trying to create a pivvot like in processing but I am not able to create the curve needed for it. I wanted to move a ball along with this curve. I have asked the same question here but didn't get ...
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votes
0answers
19 views

Java - Why isn't my velocity not working [on hold]

I have come here to ask about my velocity and why isn't it working... The data that should be output is 0.0, 0.0, 0.0 0.0, 0.1, 0.0 0.0, 0.2, 0.0 and further more till this 0.0, ...
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votes
0answers
12 views

Unity3d WebView for Blackberry [on hold]

I was looking for a monetizing solution for Blackberry with Unity3d. Here is some links Available for Monetizing Blackberry Game With Unity3d: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/10987 ...
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vote
1answer
30 views

Collision detection against complex shapes and curves

I am new in game development and for simple games bounding box collision is fine. However, let's say you have a shape or bitmap like this: This is just an example but if you had more elaborate ...
1
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1answer
8 views

Handling Event for multiple Sprite with one Event Listener in Andengine

In my app i need to add multiple sprite and add event to them. What i am doing now is using individual event listener for each and every sprite which is a kind of mess. buttonS[0] = new Sprite(x_pos ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Lookup table in shader opengl es

What I need is apparently very simple, a lookup table in a fragment shader. It seems that the natural way would be an array float lut[], but in some implementations of OpenGL ES I am getting an error ...
0
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3answers
64 views

Minecraft Type Game Support Blocks

OK I have a game that is similar to minecraft in a sense. Players can build castles block by block. I'm using Unity3D and Photon Network for my game and I was wondering how I would handle detecting if ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Computing Field-of-View from window dimensions

I'm looking into computing the vertical Field-of-View (FOVy) based on the projection parameters of my camera. From this source, I've found an equation that seems to work. float ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

How to achieve partial pathfinding?

Let's say I already have an A* algorithm. How can I handle the cases when the goal cannot be reached, and still attempt to get there? For instance on the following example: Notice the amazing GIMP ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Unity 2D, C# - Make object move diagonally by a certain angle?

I have a sprite object which I want to move in 8 directions. Left, Right, Up, Down, Left top, Right top, Left down, Right down. The view is 2D with a isometric projection. The difficulties I am ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

PhysX - Get velocity of a controller

I'm using PhysX 3.3.0. My character is a capsule controller and I need to be able to retrieve controller's actual velocity, which seems a lot harder to accomplish than it should be. I've tried ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Colision detecting in java(Tiled map)

Here i have a code with a picture moving around the map. How to make this picture colide when interacte with map tiles ? I'm a beginer at java so i have no ideas. Any Help or advise is very welcome. ...
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votes
1answer
41 views

How many players can be on a server? [on hold]

If you will make a mmorpg with many different zones and each zone is hosted on its own server.. how big can each zone be? Dont you have to know this at the beginning of making your game or at least ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Unable to slice an image

I'm new to game development. I am trying to get two sprites from a single image. After selecting the image I change sprite mode to "multiple" and go to sprite editor. There in preview I draw ...
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votes
0answers
36 views

Super Smash Brothers 64 AI

I have been playing the original SSB for close to 15 years now, and I am still amazed by the effectiveness of the AI (though by now I have to fight at least 2 level 9's for a challenge). Some of the ...
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votes
0answers
31 views

Java Libgdx - Fire bullets

This is my project structure! I am using Java Libgdx I want to make my Man class shoot the bullets from my bullet class. To make it more clear for example the spaceship game that you shoot ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

Wall Collision on a model

I am building a model of a house in XNA and made a collision system so that when the player goes into the wall they stop. Also I made it so if the player is pressing the key 'up' and collides into the ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Performance Difference Between Content.Load and Texture.FromStream xna

Is there any performance difference between Texture2Ds loaded using the content pipeline and Texture2Ds loaded using Texture2D.FromStream()?
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0answers
9 views

Multi-Textured Blocks

I have some code from watching EsvDefCon's video on how to make blocks MultiTextured, but it failed. Here is my code public class multiTextureBlockTemp extends net.minecraft.block.Block{ // you ...
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votes
0answers
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How do I make Minecraft mods without Techne? [on hold]

I want to make a Minecraft mod with some new mobs, but I've been told I need Techne. I downloaded some skins either from 9minecraft.net or minecraft.novaskin.me. I want to make a normal mob with the ...
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votes
0answers
22 views

Only render/calculate the chunks in frustum!

I have a 2D world in form of a Block[][]-Array that holds all the blocks of the world. Every block has it's own Box2D Body (I want a "minecraft"-like 2D world for this project). Naturally I don't want ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

How to give a Jerk Effect when the player is moving left of right

float amttomove = Input.GetAxis("Horizontal") * playerspeed * Time.deltaTime; transform.Translate (Vector3.right * amttomove); Currently, I have above script in Update function to move ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

Letting fluids go into Tanks [on hold]

I need help adding fluids into minecraft, I already wrote some code, but how am I supposed to add code to get it into the BuildCraft tanks? When I attempted putting it into the tank, it either: Went ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Libgdx Collision detection on a 2D side scroller game

I've looked everywhere online for this. I want to make a 2D side-scroller game which has objects with randomly generated heights it will have to jump onto.. How do I implement such a code? I also want ...
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votes
1answer
18 views

Moving an object continuously when left or right key is pressed

I want the object to move continuously as long as key is pressed to left when left arrow is pressed and to right when right arrow is pressed. Instead of moving continuously it moves first time and ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

how to disable touch in Quintus?

hi i'm new in web games development and trying to build card game using the Quintus game engine i have object called card i can touch and drag it in the screen but i want just to touch and drag it one ...
3
votes
2answers
50 views

How to detect Lagoons and Lakes on a random Island Map

I have an engine which generates random Islands. At the moment it tends to generate quite a lot of lagoons and lakes. I would like to know of a feasible way of detecting them so that I can mark them ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Incosistent jump, stuttering

I've written this C# code to handle movement in my testing project. The game is supposed to be 2D, some kind of a platformer, just to get me started with Unity. However, it seems there's something odd ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Seperate game sprite

I want to create java game Jump Rope , something like this : http://www.juicycraft.com/HTML5/JumpRope/ do I need to draw two seperately sprites (one for character and one for rope ) or only one ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Camera rotation issue Libgdx

I have a OrthographicCamera and I want to rotate 90° it, but when I rotate it seems to be shifted more to the right. Before rotation: http://postimg.org/image/tc9jpq9zr/ After ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Fade into splash screen on game load

I'm using Slick2D and LWJGL for my StateBasedGame and I was wondering if there was a way to enter into my splashscreen on application load using a transition? I tried using: this.enterState(SPLASH, ...

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