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Pygame.display.set_icon unable to show transparecy

On Python 3.2.5 32 bit, I installed pygame. I made some code with it. It included pygame.display.set_icon(image). The image file is .png and I loaded it by using image = ...
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How can a text asset be added to an asset bundle using C#?

As far as I can tell assets can only be assigned an asset bundle through the editor. Is there anyway to assign an asset an particular asset bundle in C#? Specifically a text assets? I'm trying to ...
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MMO: How is Item/Money Dupe working? how to prevent it? [closed]

First, I have seen Preventing item duplication?, but it´s not what I am looking for. 1.) How are these Dupes working in general? I thought that they occur in Combination with Databases and missing ...
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Device.SetRenderTarget Prevents Shader From Executing

Using DirectX 9 and C++. I'm trying to finalize this code to run a HLSL shader on in-memory data. In theory it should be working. In practice the shader doesn't run. ...
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Pygame wall collision is acting very odd

I've been playing around with python for a while, but I only did basic functional programming. Lately, I've been teaching myself about classes. I've been using pygame (instead of tk, because let's ...
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sfml/opengl, two objects of same class are sharing variables

whenever I use the none-default constructor, it only adds to the coordinates of the previous class(in an array) wall_1x1 wall[2] = { wall_1x1(0, -2, 0), //first argument is x, second z, and ...
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Problem with cameracliping unity

Hello GameDev Community, i've got a small problem with figuring out a way to do cameracliping in the unityengine with raycasting i got two main problems the first being that my camera flicks ...
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How to easily make an own polygon scene on a very low level? (no preferences) [closed]

I'd like to make a game/scene that is made out of a very low polygon level (e.g. poly bridge see picture below). Just because I like that style and additionally I believe it takes way less time then ...
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Instanced rendering with ARB_vertex_attrib_binding

I'm trying to separate the vertex format specification from the vertex data. I was able to do that for the mesh vertices successfully. For instanced rendering I wanted to further separate the instance ...
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Developing a tilebased structure within Unity [on hold]

I am developing an isometric tile game, which will contain the floor, up to one object, and up to 4 walls. I need to be able to select which decoration/texture on each individual wall. I of course ...
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1answer
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Opengl, VAO creation within a class

Creating the VAO for a simple cube within a function in the main file results in the cube being rendered properly: GLuint createCube() { GLuint VBO; GLuint VAO; GLuint EAO; GLfloat ...
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Auto-load Certain Packages on Launch?

I'm using the Unreal Engine 3 Unreal Ed to make some maps for Killing Floor 2. Practically 100% of maps from the game require me to use assets from a package named Env_Modular_StaticSet_MESH. Is there ...
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Facebook integration issues

I have a "weird" problem with integrating Facebook in my game. The problem is that i can not see the scores of all my fb friends. (I have a high score panel where i visualize my fb friends best ...
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1answer
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Client and server loops don't match up

I'm trying to build a small networked game using WebGL and NodeJS. I have a basic client and server setup and I'm at the point where I'm trying to implement dead reckoning to simulate what happens on ...
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1answer
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Does Transform.childCount not work correctly?

This is my code: void OnTriggerEnter(Collider collide) { if (collide.gameObject.transform.tag == "Laser") { Debug.Log ("Inside If"); Transform resourceTransform = collide.transform; ...
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Calculating damage reduction of armor parts

I am currently implementing a turn-based puzzle/RPG game. The situation now is the following: The player can have up to 4 armor parts: Helmet, Gloves, Trousers and upper-body-armor. I actually planned ...
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1answer
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Calculating pitch angle to hit a target using a projectile that has fixed speed

I am trying to calculate a vertical angle needed to hit a target at [distance, elevation] 2D coordinates relative to shooter given a fixed projectile velocity, air drag and gravitational ...
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1answer
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Move Ball to clicked direction

I have a ball as a sphere in my game and Im viewing it from top down view (birdseye). The ball is a rigid body. I want to achieve when I click somewhere on the screen, that the ball moves toward ...
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1answer
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Android OpenGL EGL context lost

I'm developing simple Android game in OpenGL ES 2.0 and the development stage is getting closer to publishing game on play store, but I'm still unsure about EGL context behaviour on different devices. ...
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1answer
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Developing an iOS/Android game with the free Unity license - feasible?

I recall, when I looked up the Unity license comparison page several months ago, seeing that some iOS/Android features were disabled for the Free license. However I can't seem to find that page now, ...
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0answers
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Creating a skinned mesh with SlimDX for DIrect3D9

I'm trying to convert a mesh into a 'Blended Mesh' using the ID3DXSkinInfo interface(wrapped by SlimDX). I am expecting that the resulting mesh contain blend weights but they do not. Here is code to ...
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New to game development, need info pls [closed]

Give me a software name through which you create high graphic games and a little more info on hand development (i know c cpp java c#) not the Java and c games, bored with them. Thanx in advance!
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Reading messages from a certain client in Lidgren

I'm setting up a game with Lidgren, and I was wondering if there was a way to read a message from a certain client instead of just from the server as a whole, such as- //Why doesn't this exist? ...
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Why are my smooth curved meshes bumpy?

Reference .gif of what I'm experiencing I've been trying to create smooth surfaces for my game in Blender, mostly curved ramps. However, for some reason I can't get the ball to roll smoothly along ...
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Finding vectors to create an inner border for a mesh

I'm looking to create an inner border for generated polygons, which function as provinces in my game. As an example: I have the outer black vectors, that I use to generate the mesh for the ...
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2answers
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LibGDX - Managing a Minimap

I'm making a top-down strategy game so I thought a minimap is a must. I'm using Scene2D to display my GUI and since the minimap is technically a part of the GUI, I used the stage camera to position ...
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1answer
14 views

Collision resolution moving Point to AABB with raycasting

This is probably trivial, but I'm having trouble making it work. I have a 3-coordinate world of particles simulated with Verlet Velocity. I only care for collision between their centers and a few ...
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1answer
25 views

How to Set HLSL Shader Input Textures?

Very simple question. With C++/Direct9, I'm creating a texture as RenderTarget with a full screen quad, creating a scene, setting a HLSL pixel shader, copying the image and then call Present. 1) How ...
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3answers
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How do I make an endless road in Unity?

Basically I created 2 quads side by side and I added a road texture. I used transform.translate so that the road moves, but I am trying to make the road endless by making the 2 quads reposition ...
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1answer
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What size should i use for my game design?

i am currently working on a android game by using libgdx and i am designing graphics with ps for it. I want my game looks the same quality for different screen sizes but i dont know in which size ...
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Why do 100 rect contain 400 tris?

I am making a game targeted towards mobile, so I am experimenting around to know how I can boost performance. Now I have a rectangle with a road texture on it. This I made in Blender. And as expected ...
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1answer
36 views

Network game syncing

I'm creating a networked game and I have a huge problem understanding how to keep everything in sync. Right now I have a server and a client and the client can log in and move a character around using ...
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Box2D - Platformer tiled map problem

I'm using C++, Box2D and SFML. I convert a Tiled map to world in my platformer game and I get stuck when I go against a block when I go forward like that : I can use a circle as foot of my ...
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1answer
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Does fixed time step deltaTime get higher if the computer can't handle it?

If you use fixed time step and set it to for example 0.0166667 does it ever go up if the computer can't handle 60 updates/ticks per second?
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1answer
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Is it possible to detect contact with every frame change when using an animation in SpriteKit?

Is it possible to detect contact with every frame change when using an animation in SpriteKit? For example, if I have two nodes of a person walking, I want to detect contact with the ground each time ...
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Sphere texture mapping using Directx 11

I have a spherical panoramic image which I would like onto a sphere and centre it around the camera so I can look around the image, how should I best go about this? I will be using DirectX11. ...
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Precision problem when doing collision detection?

I've got this problem, and I don't know what may be the cause of it. I finished reading this article on sphere-triangle collision. My character (the sphere) stops before it reaches the triangle, and ...
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1answer
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Phong lighting model - R vector

In Phong lighting model a vector R is used to calculate the spectral component of light. The equation used to obtain it is R = 2(N•L)N - L I can't understand why we use this equation. Could someone ...
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Creating lightning effect with glow effect

I am trying to recreate Drilian's lightning bolt in unity and I have faced a problem in the "Adding Some Glow" part. I am missing glow effect (and/ or "rounded beams"). Here is what I am doing: I ...
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1answer
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Pool Game Physics General Settings in Unity

this question might have been asked before, not sure. I want to create a pool game using unity. I added the spheres as playballs and cubes as the walls. I added a rigidbody to all objects and Im ...
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1answer
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Detecting Groups for Formations

In Starcraft 2, unit formations are created when a "group" is generated from a command. Generally, the rules for a group are: All units in the group are in the same spatial "clump". All units in the ...
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1answer
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Why is the drag force multiplied by the inverse normalised velocity vector?

In pure physics texbooks, I'm seeing this formula to calculate fluid drag force: It is clearly stated that it should be opposite to the velocity. Now to me that means, in pseudocode: fd = ...
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1answer
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Is Update called based on screens refresh rate? MonoGame

My game is running 60fps (Because I'm using a 60hz monitor) but if I would use a 85hz monitor it would be running 85fps. My question is if update is called based on the screens refresh rate or if its ...
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1answer
46 views

Android multiplayer via bluetooth [on hold]

How do I transfer game commands between 2 android devices via bluetooth first of all is possible to do this??If possible then someone please help in doing so.Thank u
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How often do big MMORPG update the physics? [on hold]

As far as I understand, most big games use fixed timestep to have a stable simulation. Regarding the game server, which "frame rate" do they impose? Or said it another way, what fixed timestep do ...
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1answer
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Arrow key control on winforms RichTextBox

I am making a faux console using winforms for the game I am working on. Right now I am moving a '0' across the screen using the arrow keys. In order to provide fine grain formatting on the text, I ...
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2answers
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2d mmo open world connection and reconnection

I am trying to create an 2d html5 open word (the sprite does not have any fancy flare, just shapes around) with only maximum of 10 player at once. My question is how to create a seamless join for new ...
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1answer
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Cardboard on iPhone 5 doesn't render on stereo

Has anyone ran into this? I'm on Unity 5.1.1p3, Cardboard Unity Integration v0.5 (5/28/2015) and an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.3 (12F70). I made a game that uses Cardboard and on an iPhone 6 the ...
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1answer
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Map a normal image to a cubemap

How can I map a normal non T form image to a cube map? and if there is no manner with which to do this, is it possible to, via DX11, split the image, as the image may be generated on the fly? ...
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Can't Save StarCraft 2 Extension Mod

I started a new Extension Mod, immediately attempted to save, and got this error message: Local file is not available (Core: a required object could not be found): Unable to save file (Core: a ...

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