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C# Xna , projectiles moving towards cursor problem [closed]

Hey i tried to make a program that evolves a character shooting projectiles toward the mouse cursor but i ran into a problem that i don't know how to fix. My character rotates fine towards the cursor ...
0
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0answers
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I write Music for Video Games [closed]

I am an experienced composer/musician. Whats the best way to find video game developers that need music for their video games.
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votes
0answers
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Where to find tree leaves? [duplicate]

I need some tree leaves (specifically oak tree leaves). I've looked around Google Images and have had no luck. Does anyone have any idea where to get resources for something like this?
2
votes
0answers
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Progression in a Sandbox Game (to xp or not to xp) [closed]

I'd like to know the strengths and weaknesses of different progression methods through a game (or a part of a game), where they're suited best, and where they should never appear. I have several ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Unity3D Tag as a public variable in editor

How do you incorporate Tag strings into a scripts editor found in the inspector? What it is I'm babbling about: When you create a public GameObject fooObject in a script, it shows up as a box that ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Why is C# method not showing up for button's On Click()

I have a C# script called MainMenu.cs Here it is in its entirety using UnityEngine; using UnityEngine.UI; public class MainMenu : MonoBehaviour { public Button btnPlay; // Use this for ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Specific bone not present in the skeleton XNA

I have created a human mesh, bone structure, and animation rig in 3ds max for an XNA game I am developing for school. I am currently having a problem with one specific bone upon build in Visual ...
3
votes
1answer
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Placing an AABB close to a point so that it doesn't intersect any other AABBs

Give a 2D space with a bunch of non-intersecting AABBs, and a point in this space (that may or may not be inside an AABB), how can I find the closest place where I can place a new AABB of a given ...
1
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0answers
18 views

Passing an SDL KeyboardState(Uint8*) to Lua

I'm working on my first big project and I've decided to integrate Lua with my C++ framework. Everything's worked out so far, but the only way I've managed to pass the SDL_GetKeyboardState(NULL) array ...
0
votes
1answer
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Importing .anim files created using the Unity Animation controls

Our artist created some .anim files using the built-in Unity Mecanim system (where you use keyframes and drag various body parts to construct the animation). However, now we're trying to export them ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

How do mipmapping, anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering contribute to rendering quality?

To my understanding, mipmaps exist to save on computations and memory when textures are far away. In an ideal world, we wouldn't want them. We'd just use the same high quality textures far away and ...
0
votes
1answer
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How to set a struct as a Direct3D9 vertex shader constant?

I have a vs_2_0 shader like this: struct ConstantBuffer { float4 diffuse; float4 specular }; shared uniform ConstantBuffer g_cb : app_constantBuffer; void PS(out float4 Color: COLOR0) { ...
0
votes
0answers
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In HLSL pixel shader, why am I getting [-256.0, 256.0] values in SV_POSITION input?

My question is basically in my DirectX11 pixel shader, why am I getting a range of values from -256.0 to 256.0 in the SV_POSITION input instead of the supposed values from 0.0 to ViewportWidth and 0.0 ...
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votes
3answers
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Which is the best method implementing a background scrolling for game in libgdx?

My question is very simple I am new to libgdx development, which is the best approach implementing a background that is to make the background move in y direction 1)My First approach is drawing the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

XNA Texture mapping on model

I have a cube as my model and want to map a texture on every side of the cube. I have been searching for a while and most answers suggest using 3D max or using VertexPositionTextures. I am not ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

In snapshot-based networked game does client store N snapshots as well?

I understand that in a snapshot-based network replication system the server holds onto N full snapshots and uses incoming ACK'd data from the clients to construct delta snapshots. This makes sense. ...
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0answers
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Need help in getting sequential impulse method working

i have made a very very simple physics system based on sequential impulse method - with single contacts only and no angular rotation at all. Contact points are calculated using separating axis ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

2.5D platform Android Game

I am a beginner to game development, so far I just made a top/down scroll shooter with canvas in Android, and I now wanto to make a 2.5D platform game like good old SNES, I am thinking of making it ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Is there a way to obtain a user-set “name” in multiple platforms?

I'd like to obtain, under any supported platform, a user-set name. It does not really matter where it comes from, as long as it's automatic (i.e. obviously a form where the user inputs that name isn't ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How long is SystemInfo.deviceUniqueIdentifier?

How long is SystemInfo.deviceUniqueIdentifier? The official docs say nothing about it. Obviously I can do a few tries, but these will definitely not be conclusive: did someone either gather extensive ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Square Based or free movement [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using a 'square' or 'space' based character movement mechanic vs using a free movement mechanic? Square/Space - Movement on a ridged grid using 'squares', 'hexagons' ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

why is my (from example) shader appearing as black?

I have the following (very simple) shader: #pragma kernel CSMain RWTexture2D<float4> Result; [numthreads(8,8,1)] void CSMain (uint3 id : SV_DispatchThreadID) { Result[id.xy] = ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Coordinate System - Movement from A to B

I've got the following code snipped : var distanceFromDestinationSquared = ( Math.pow(this.orders.to.x - this.x, 2) + Math.pow(this.orders.to.y - this.y, 2)); ...
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vote
0answers
33 views

Spherical Harmonics Normal

I'm trying to generate irradiance map with spherical harmonics coefficients. I have a function SH(l, m, N) that evaluate the basis function for specified band (l, m) and normalized direction N. The ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Unity3D: Storyboard-esq animation - a beginners question

As part of an interactive book I'm developing in Unity3D, I'm attempting to make an introductory scene that consists of moving lots of objects at different times - usually when another animation has ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

LibGDX collision with rectangle and circle

I have 2 objects, A and B, both are classes with only values, so positions and dimensions are only values (float posX,posY). I have a render class which render A and B with shapeRenderer; A is ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Free camera rotation in 3D space

I'm using a view matrix to do camera movement and rotation. viewMatrix = new Matrix4f(); viewMatrix.setIdentity(); Matrix4f.rotate((float) Math.toRadians(rx), new Vector3f(1,0,0), viewMatrix, ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Observer pattern for clickable 2D Elements?

So i am currently thinking about the best way to handle and implement clickable 2D menu elements in a very simple DirectX Game. I very much like the idea of having subscribers to a event where they ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

GLFW / OpenGL location and size in pixels

I'm using GLFW to create a little game. (and by little, I mean: small, nonprofit) After a while of puzzling, I found out that this draws a texture (from an image, for instance) to the screen: (the ...
-3
votes
0answers
25 views

How to do movement controls for android device?

I am having problems with this. I am a new game developer and I am using a Unity tutorial. But I want to add touch input for car movement to left and right.How can I do this? using UnityEngine; using ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

CPU Usage and Available Ram in Unity 5

In Unity 5 I would like to be able to print out the CPU Usage and Available Ram left in MB. I followed the code posted on http://zamov.online.fr/EXHTML/CSharp/CSharp_927308.html and used it, however ...
13
votes
2answers
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Make platform's visibility distinct from background

I have a 2d infinite runner type game which background is changing its colors constantly. Meanwhile the color of the platforms stays the same. This way the platforms at some point(when their color is ...
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votes
1answer
33 views

Sprite disappears after adding a material to it

I have background which is FirsLayer, order in layer 0 and platform over it which is FirstLayer, order in layer 1. Once I add a material to the platform, the layer doesn't seem to change but it ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Fast algorithm for minimum spanning tree over euclidean distances?

My input is points in a 3d space. Now my goals is to build a minimum spanning tree where the edge cost is the euclidean distance between points (the points are vertices). My thoughts are to clump ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Feasibility of a project in certain languages [closed]

My current project is a very simple browser-based game. The player moves with the keys and draws a bow with the mouse to shoot arrows at approaching enemies. This seemed to me like the perfect game ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

Cannot convert bitmap to texture

I'm doing a little C# / OpenGL project and I can't manage to load textures properly. So here is my texture class : public class Texture { public String Filepath; private int TextureID; ...
5
votes
3answers
109 views

Map building grid to planet

I'm trying to build a space game and one of the key parts is building on spherical planet. I want the buildings to be build on a grid (some building are 1x1, some 6x4,..., kinda like StarCraft). My ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

How to set black borders in rubik cube using opengl GLSurfaceView android java

I am new in android game development.I have a problems to set the cube face color with black border. public void setupSides() { int i, j, k; // Paint back blue i=0; for(j=0; j<dim; j+=1) { ...
1
vote
2answers
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How is setting the size of the window done?

Maybe I missed something, but I've gone through 3 full unity video tutorials (roguelike, shooter, ball) and gone through the standalone scripting videos up on the unity site and I'm still confused on ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Only allow a certain amount of the same instance in Game Maker

I am creating a simple jump n' run game. For some reason my game sometimes spawns two of the same enemy ontop of each other. So you can't tell there is two of him until he uses his attack where he ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Building levels for use in LibGDX

I'm working on a 3D shooter game using LibGDX and was winding how I would go about building levels that I could import into my game easily. I'm using Blender as my modeling software and I've heard of ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Particles starting around specific shape?

I'm trying to solve a difficult UI issue with my iOS/Cocos2d game - I need a visual way of highlighting when a user has made a unique connection of the game pieces (think: a user a forms a triangle ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

svg spaceship game movement 2d

I've been searching for a way to make an svg box move to all directions using js. I have seen many tutorials on how to do it grid like, but I want it so have a square that can turn, move forward, ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Game Opens then Stops Responding Python

Sorry for the bad title, if you think of a better one please tell me. So I was asked to make a button that says a line from a video game. I attempted to have the while loop add 1 to a variable every ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Neural Net Controlled Car

I'm trying to make an AI car controlled by a neural net. I saw this two videos: Neural Network Demo and Q Learning and neural network in 2D car driving and I want to replicate that. I already have ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Determine local “roll” from matrix

I'm allowing my player to maneuver freely in three dimensions. The world is very cubical, so it is useful to know internally (to help hint controls) which ground plane they're closest to paralleling. ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How do I upgrade my Unity 4.6 license to the Pro trial?

I've forgotten if I already used my Unity Pro trial. I get stuck in the upgrade process. How can I tell if I've used it already? I am following these steps to upgrade the license: Generating a ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

What is the difference between a Viewport and a Scissor Rectangle?

In XNA, what is the difference between a Viewport and a Scissor Rectangle, and when should I use each one? It looks like viewport clipping is applied to the geometry before the rasterization state, ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

LibGDX destroy object when not used

I am developing a game where objects move in the screen. My object is instantiated in Y = 0 and I want to destroy this object when it goes under the screen Height. So if (positionY >= ScreenHeight) I ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

RPC events with client side interpolation

I've implemented client side interpolation, where a specified delay is put on each client. This allows them to interpolate between positions and rotations. Unfortunately, this means every thing else ...

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