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Aug
11
comment Can I incorporate a small fraction of a song into my iOS game?
agreed but that is a hypothetical, it is a bit strong to say 'no you can not' when in fact you can, but it varies wildly on the artist and particular song / track.
Aug
11
comment Can I incorporate a small fraction of a song into my iOS game?
some artists are more than happy for you to use their music if you attribute
Aug
11
answered Can I incorporate a small fraction of a song into my iOS game?
May
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Mar
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awarded  Scholar
Mar
10
comment in an ECS framework why are components indexed via their name rather than an Enum?
thanks Patrick i understand now
Mar
10
accepted in an ECS framework why are components indexed via their name rather than an Enum?
Mar
9
awarded  Student
Mar
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asked in an ECS framework why are components indexed via their name rather than an Enum?
Mar
7
answered Efficient way to output/display debugging data in a window
Dec
12
comment Alternatives to storing all my entities in an SQL database
maybe worth explaining your infrastructure a little more, are you trying to write to a db on each tick of your game?
Nov
5
comment How should I manage persistent score in Game Center leaderboards?
not sure i understand the question surely the save and the score submission needs to be linked to the GC account
Oct
31
answered Input of mouseclick not always registered in XNA Update method
Oct
31
comment Input of mouseclick not always registered in XNA Update method
when do you run mouse.GetState()? and update the curent and previous states
Oct
30
comment iOS Game that Runs Continuously in Background
not really if you do it correctly, most apps have some form of internet connectivity nowadays, whether it be for advertising, high scores,usage reporting or micropayments and simple clock call should not cause too many issues
Oct
29
comment How does a game developer get feedback from gamers (not developers) or start a forum community without paying for advertising or hiring Q&A teams?
Reddit is generally very good for this try /r/Gamedev /r/indiegaming or perhaps /r/RTS (if it exists) to start your own forum all you need is a hosting provider and a domain, then genreally they have tools that allow you to setup PHPBB or similar automatically
Oct
29
comment iOS Game that Runs Continuously in Background
in RE: to your comment, do not use system time, make a call to a clock service and store that time if people really wanted to get around it they could but you could compare the system time with the service time both before and after to check (as well as any older exits/restarts)
Oct
29
comment iOS Game that Runs Continuously in Background
i would echo this if it is a single player game you should be able to simulate what occurred in the time period between exit and restart
Oct
28
revised How to give a ball a following texture trailing effect
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Oct
28
comment How to give a ball a following texture trailing effect
the time is part of the update method, however you can also include it as part of the draw. it is probably better really to create your objects you wish to draw as part of the update then wait until the draw to render them although in this instance you probably safe to ignore it