Questions tagged [isometric]

A specific 3D perspective technically defined as having all 3 axes being exactly 120 degrees apart. In early video games, it is often slightly off to account for smoother pixel lines.

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How to decide sprite size for isometric tile textures?

When I draw these textures on screen, I put them in a sprite and specify a width and height to draw the sprites in like this: ...
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Game Maker - Selecting tiles in an isometric grid

I have implemented an isometric grid with rotation in 2 directions in Game Maker. I did this by first calculating the points of the grid in 3D space and then converting them to 2D points through ...
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How to convert isometric screen space coordinates to top-down world coordinates in Unity?

I have 2d grid in a 3d world facing the world up. My camera is setup so it shows an isometric view of the grid. I want to get the player's input in screen space (cyan) and find the same point on the ...
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Collision doesn't work in isometric view

I have problems with collision detection in my isometric game - the collision is on a different spot then the actual object is, its like the SDL_Rect is somewhere else then the object itself which is ...
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html5 canvas isometric tile map

i need a help i have an Isometric Staggered tile map in Tiled (mapeditor.org). 100x100 tiles, 94x54px, 9447x2727px. total. How can i make this in html5 canvas ? var context = document....
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Why when I do an isometric projection do I get a “dimmetric” view?

First of all I would like to apologize for my poor English. It is not my native language. I have some doubts about isometric projection that perhaps I do not know how to describe them and I would ...
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Isometric camera zoom on mouse cursor

I'm trying to make an isometric game with the Pixel library for Go. I'm struggling with the math on zooming to my cursor. I have some basic WASD movement and "scroll to the center of the screen" logic ...
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Java clicking on tiles detection

I am making small isometric game, where I want to do something when user clicks a tile. I can simple do it by mouse location, but I want to be able for zooming and moving camera. It will be 2D game ...
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Rectangular selection on isometric map

Before we get started I checked the following questions: Isometric Tile Selection with rectangular bounding boxes Isometric rendering and picking? Calculating the number of tiles shown on an isometric ...
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How should my artist create an isometric curved road?

My isometric game thus far has consisted of 64 x 32 tiles, but my artist has run into a few issues when drawing the tiles. Most of them look fine & have a seamless appearance, but there have been ...
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How to place the origin of an isometric map at the top, not the left

I have an isometric diamond-shaped map. Currently my map origin is to the far left, instead of the top. The green circle at the top-center of the map is where I want the origin point to be, however ...
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Why are my colliders offset on my isometric map?

I'm building an isometric environment in Unity and having some trouble with my colliders aligning with what shows in the scene editor to the reality in gameplay. There is nothing in the collider ...
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How can I perform occlusion culling optimally in my isometric game?

I'm creating a 3d isometric game in Unity using a standard 3d environment with a fixed camera at 35 degrees from the horizontal. While the player is outside of buildings, the complete building is ...
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Artifacts at seams between meshes in Unity in isometric camera only

I'm trying to piece together some very simple placeholder models that I intend to use as tiles in Unity and I'm seeing odd pixel artifacts along the seams of the tiles that only show up when using an ...
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Trying to turn screen coordinates to grid coordinates isometric game 2d

I have this formula to get the isometric X and Y given 2D coordinates for an isometric video game ...
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Proper 2D isometric tile depth sorting?

I'm using Raylib, and I'm attempting to place tiles on a level, and the algorithm for placing the tiles is working. The problem is that the player will display over the walls on the bottom right hand ...
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Applying movement to a Rigid Body Isometric in Unity 3D

I'm making an isometric dungeon crawler. I initially used transform to get isometric movement and things worked well, but I couldn't use collision which meant it was unsuitable. So I'm now trying to ...
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Identify an object currently selected in the game

I am making a 2D isometric game that uses the mouse. When I left click on an object, this object should be selected, but how do I determine what object that's currently selected and show a halo around ...
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Convert Flat World Angle into Isometric Angle?

My game is isometric 30 degrees (think Diablo 2), I'm looking to convert the angle A1 from the player tile A to the destination tile B into the appropriate angle A2 in the isometric view. For the ...
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Isometric tile selection formula is slightly off

I almost made the isometric tile selection formula work but it seems to be slightly off. It seems to be working correctly when the mouse is hovered over the first half of the tile but it jumps to ...
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Moving cars on a tiled map

I'm writing a game which is situated on a tiled map. I have a PlayState on which there's a Board which cosists of Fields. My Board is an isometric map of a city, where each tile is a kind of road. ...
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Clamp GameObject Into Isometric Camera Viewport

I'm using the next code to move an objecto into an isometric projection (30/45) ...
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Rendering colors from a texcoord output

I'm trying to implement a faster alternative to super-sampling for my isometric 2d monogame game (for when the view is zoomed out). The idea was that I would render the texture coordinates to the ...
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Select Neighboring X or Y Tiles

I have a randomly generated set of tiles, and I am trying to select neighboring x or y tiles to perform functions on them based on if they are a certain value of tile, like so: ...
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Get Cartesian coordinates from isometric coordinates

Coordenadas: X:140 Y:279 Coor Isometricas:128/69 X: 2 Y: 1. CoordenadasConversas: 69:214. CoordenadasConversas should be equal to Coordenadas. ...
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Click on an isometric plane and obtain normal coordinates

I have photos distributed as cells. When I click, I get the corresponding row and column. console.log("Col:" + X + "Row:" + Y); When applying an isometric view conversion like this: ctx.translate(0, ...
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How do I determine the distance between two points in tilemaps in unity?

If I have a tilemap with multiple layers, is there any way that Unity offers to help me infer the distance between the two points? Also, as a related question: Are there any libraries written in C# ...
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2D isometric pixel art technique

I recently started to work on a project which consists in developing a game similar to the Urbz on Gameboy Advance (the Handheld version of the game developed by Griptonite Games). This is mainly a ...
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3d isometric projection matrix?

I have 3d vectors that I want to project as 2d vectors to draw my shapes. I got a 3d vector cameraPosition, a 3d vector cameraDirection, a float renderDistance. I need to create an orthogonal / ...
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Isometric coords to cartesian coords

I'm new to the tilemap feature of Unity, and I'm having a hard time with all those coords. I created a new project, added an isometric tilemap and left all values to their default. In the Unity ...
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Isometric Game World Boundaries Equation

I ran into a problem last night and I can't solve it since. I'm making an isometric game based on tiles with equal rows and columns. Now I made moving entities which should turn whenever they reach ...
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Isometric character from 3D blender model

I am trying to make a character for an isometric game from a 3D model in Blender. I managed to create a simple humanoid model and implement an isometric camera, rotated by 60° on the x-axis and 45° on ...
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What are the ways to deal with elevated tile blocking the view of the tile behind it?

I'm trying to make an isometric tactical rpg type of game. One issue I encountered is that if I elevate an tile, then it starts to block the view behind it. The game is 2D, so there is no freely ...
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Canvas HTML5 Top View -> Isometric

We are working in a simple MP strategy game using Node, Express and Sockets! I'm wondering if there's an easy approach to a transformation to make a Top View game into a 3D Isometric, without adding a ...
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Billboard quad in same draw call?

I am currently drawing a isometric world in 3D, meaning the floors and walls are all quads aligned to the original axis in the world and using a rotated orthogonal camera to "distort" the images into ...
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Isometric Architecture Map Game Data

I'm not sure this kind of question has been answered yet, if so i'm sorry to duplicate it. My question is rather simple : I'm creating a simple Isometric game with libgdx, i'm using Tiled but only ...
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Converting 2d cartesian coordinate-based map editor to rendering isometric view

I have been working on a 2d html5 canvas map editor. It is tile based, and originally it was just a top-down view on a grid of tiles (or empty spaces). I decided I wanted to convert it to render the ...
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Develop Isometric Games [closed]

could someone explain me about isometric games ? i'm unity beginner and want to know about game development. i read that its 2.5 d , that all the objects is actually 2d sprites, is that true ? can ...
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Rendering an isometric tilemap

I have a tile which is 512x256 pixels and I'm trying to render it in an isometric fashion. I have this helper function: ...
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Isometric Map with different Z-axis values

I want to create a isometric tile map editor just like the one shown in the images ( pictures are from the game Zoo Tycoon ). I know how to render the tiles when there is only one Z value ( zero ), ...
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How to convert 3D coordinates to 2D Isometric Coordinates?

I wanted to make an isometric game which has a bouncing ball. I assume that there is a way I can "show" a jumping motion in isometric, since it has been done before, but I was unable to find the ...
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How can I emulate Diablo 3's Isometric view using Perspective?

Using DX11, SimpleMath I am building a isometric game like Diablo 3 in 3D and I want to use a perspective camera that emulates their top down view. Projection Matrix: ...
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Tiled - isometric map - how to find out tile width/height

so I'm playing aroung with Tiled and want to create an isometric map. I found this tileset: https://opengameart.org/content/isometric-landscape The downloaded file contains a big spritesheet with ...
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Lighting in 2d isometric games

I want to add lighting to an isometric game that I'm working on. The closest I've come so far is to do a pass over the blocks on the floor and build up a light intensity matrix (based on how far each ...
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In a 2D game with an isometric camera (like Bastion) do I need to create a new animation for every angle the player is facing?

For different actions like jumping, attacking, moving etc, do I need to make new animations for every angle I am doing the action? Or is there a way to somehow run around that requirement?
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Game “Hocus”: How to do the path finding?

I rebuild popular apps to get good at Godot. This game Hocus poses a challenge in terms of path finding. I have a solution, but as the illusions scale, it becomes ridiculously time-consuming to set up....
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Tile rendering problem in LibGDX

I'm making an isometric game using a Tiled map with libgdx. As I want my character to be rendered before or after the tiles depending his positions, I create an ...
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Why do my sprites jitter when moving diagonally?

I am working on an low resolution, isometric, pixel game in which several objects move from tile to tile. I do this with this simple interpolation: ...
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Isometric - Do I need to add shade to the sprite images itself, or render shade during runtime?

So I'm drawing sprites right now for my game world. It's going to be isometric, not rotatable, 2.5 Dimensional. Do I need to add in the shadow to my sprites right now (which would mean to have 5~6 ...
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Isometric circle on map

Theres an example of something existing: I tried to replicate this: I know that the diameter for that ship's circle is 6 blocks (as u the circle is overlapping ...

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