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Ensure house map maze with lifts can be solved?

In my game we see the floors of a house from the side, and the hero can take lifts -- a lift either goes up (to the next lift upwards), or down (to the next lift downwards), depending on the arrow as ...
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Solving maze without return ability

I need to write a program that will solve maze. Maze has graph structure, where each node - some room, and edges - exits to other rooms: Specification: We start from a random room. Maze has dead-...
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I'm developing a game in which a random maze is included. There are some AI creatures, lurking the maze. And I want them to go in some path according to the mazes shape. Now there are two ...
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Non-perfect maze generation algorithm

I want to generate a maze with the following properties: The maze is non-perfect. Means it has loops and multiple ways to reach the exit. The maze should be random. The algorithm should output ...
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How to generate doorways procedurally, on the fly, and guarantee acessibility

I'm currently creating a spaceship exploration game, and I have a massive problem I've been trying to solve for months, and through the rest of my group deciding to opt for a rewrite to fix some ...
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How do you create a perfect maze with walls that are as thick as the other tiles?

http://journal.stuffwithstuff.com/2014/12/21/rooms-and-mazes/ I read this article about dungeon and maze generation. The author uses a kind of specialized algorithm for generating 'perfect' mazes ...
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How to randomly create a fair maze for a multiplayer game?

I am creating a 2d multiplayer RTS game which happens inside a maze. I have used Growing Tree algorithm to randomly generate the maze. I thought that the maze would be fair for each team as long as ...
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Finding a moving target in a maze

I'm making a game that is a bit of a mix of snake and pacman. Basically, two players go through the maze and each time they pick up a piece of candy, a cube is added to their tail. If one player ...
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Create a 2d circular maze

How can I create a 2d procedurally generated circular maze like the following picture:
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Top Down bounds of vision

Obviously in a first person view point the player sees only what's in front of them (with the exception of radars and rearview mirrors, etc). My game has a top down perspective, but I still want to ...
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How to structure a non rectangular maze

I have built a few mazes and are familiar with maze algorithms however all examples I have learnt from are square or rectangular. In these mazes the code structure usally has a 2d array of maze cells ...
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I am creating a maze type puzzle game where there is a grid and the user can create their own maze but I need help in writing an algorithm which finds the following things: How many dead ends are ...
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Creating an Array of 1s and 0s (with all 1s touching)

I am a novice programmer trying to add an unnecessary and complicated element to a text adventure! ...and I've run into a question I am not sure how to research further (I suspect due to lack ...
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Engine and level of detail for maze / labyrinth / dungeon scene?

My question is similar to these: Algorithm for generating a 2d maze To scene graph or not to scene graph? I.e. in this case should I use jME3 or some other engine (I heard Unreal offers a free ...
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Is it possible to generate and solve a maze in one run?

I'm using recursive backtracker or depth first fearch (correct me if it's not the same) algorithm to generate unique 2d mazes for my game. However for the gameplay I intend to implement the logic also ...
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libGDX 3D texture is stretched

I'm working on a 3D maze game using libGDX. I'm using MeshBuilder to render the walls. All walls are a single part made using a ModelBuilder in the create(): ...
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libGDX 3D rendering

I'm currently working on a FPS 3D game using libGDX. I aim to have maze-like levels (like the original Doom and Duke Nukem 3D) so I'm making a level editor with a top-down view and lets you stretch ...
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Solvable mazes that have contained cells

Is it possible to create a random maze that is solvable and uses a group of cells or single cells that do not depend on the cells around them? I am using a visual language that uses self contained ...
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Objective C Path

I am looking for some help on what would be the best approach to create a path from one point in a grid to the other side. Imagine a grid of 5 x 5, where at (0,1) there is a light source pointing ...
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Problems with recursive backtracking algorithm for a 3D maze

The algorithm really shines when craving process get's stuck (only visited nodes around), then it backtracks and creates alternative routes for the maze. That's kind of the point of a maze, that there ...
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Pathfinding to find the route to nearest resource in 2D grid

The setting is a game in a 2D gridlike labyrinth/maze. I'm looking at pathfinding algorithms such as A* and Dijkstra. I can't figure out how to have my game characters find the nearest resources. All ...
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Best algorithm for different shapes maze

Based off my previous question here Maze or puzzle algorithm for something similar to noodles are there specific algorithms that would be best suited to building a maze with only 1 solution for A ...
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Maze algorithm with field counter

I am new to algorithms but currently creating a little game with the need for some. I have a 2d grid/board with a start and a finish field. Between those two fields are several platforms which can be ...
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Get polygons points from an array of 0 and 1

I have an 2D array containing 1 for walls or 0 for empty cells. I can draw my maze by iterating through the map, placing a wall ...
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How do I create a maze without drawing each individual line or using sprites?

I am currently trying to create a maze game by following some online tutorials, and putting my own spin on them. I found a pretty good tutorial at pythonspot.com, but I am not sure what some of the ...
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Testing for connected maze cells

I'm currently in the middle of writing a game where there is a maze. The maze itself is already drawn ok, and once I have the layout I randomly rotate all the pieces. I have a 'start' cell that is a ...