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I need help understanding why objects are not drawing to canvas [closed]

So I’m getting back into coding and using Pygame plus a pygame coding book to learn. I’m about 185 lines in this lesson where I’m making a pong like game. All object to be drawn on the canvas have ...
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How do I store a branching board game path in python

I thought a fun way for my son and I to learn and improve our python programming skills respectively is to digitize one of his (and my and my mom's when we were his age) favorite board games, "...
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How do I make a 'surface' using pyglet, like in gamemaker studio?

For a project I've been working on, I need to know how to draw to a surface/texture/whatever, that could be used as a texture for binding to a vertex list. I'm fairly new to python/pyglet, and couldn'...
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Pygame RESIZABLE display flag not working as expected on display re-initialization

I'm working on a simple script to be used as a personal code skeleton for pygame projects (making this primarily for practice with Python, PyGame, and game design) but I'm running into an issue with ...
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How to make player shooting?

this my code ...
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Ursina Engine shaders not supported

Ursina shaders don’t work for me. I’m running Ursina 4.1.1 on Python 3.8.5 on macOS 10.15.5. Shaders I tried: lit_with_shadows_shader screenspace_shaders.fxaa_shader screenspace_shaders.ssao_shader ...
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Create list of objects with a for loop pygame/python

Hi everyone I am trying to make a Mahjong Solitaire game using pygame. I want to create a list of objects (the tiles of the game) using a for loop, but I can't manage to set a different type (the ...
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Problem trying to detect input focus pygame

I am currently creating my version of the classic "Snake" game from scratch. I have added code that creates a dialogue box using the Tkinter module, allowing the player to choose whether or ...
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Internal representation of checkers board

I am creating a game of checkers using the but am struggling to find a good internal representation for the game. My initial thoughts were to store the game board in a 2d list, with 0=empty, 1=always ...
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My python code has stopped detecting keystrokes

It was working before, then I added the enemy rectangle and it has stopped working. ...
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How to make a multiplayer game for multiple screen sizes?

I am making a 2d multiplayer game for Android, targeted to run on every device. How do I calculate the common position of an asset, independent of screen size? What size map should I assume is a ...
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python open .obj file that doesn't have normal information stored

I want to open an .obj file using retcave. Here is the code I am using: ...
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Integrating gpt2 into unity

I was wondering if anyone had any pointers in integrating gpt-2 into unity. I've got quite a bit of experience with python, but less with unity. What I'm trying to do is use a pretrained gpt2 model in ...
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How do I port a game made with Scratch, Pygame, or JavaScript to the Switch?

I've been making my own games in many different languages (mainly Scratch, Python 3 with Pygame, and JavaScript), but, so far, none of them have been ported to the Nintendo Switch. How can I do this?
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Entity Component System in Python

Me and a team of junior developers are making a role playing game. We would like to make something similar to https://bunk.town/ I have only made a Tetris clone which doesn't require much knowledge ...
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Implementing growth in Snake?

I'm new at this, so I thought I'd start simple. Snake. I started with pygame, just looking some things up, and I've now got movement, random fruit generation, and a score counter. ...
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Unable to restart level in Python Pygame

So, I am making Flappy Bird and when the player dies I have the spacebar assigned to reset the game. However, it's not working and I truly have no idea why (after like 3 hours of going through ...
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How to draw player from the bottom up [pygame]

so I have this basic game I made with pygame, in the game I have this player sprite: which is 16x28, problem is: all other sprites in the game are 16x16, so I want the player's hitbox to be 16x16 as ...
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effect and ability activation in state system?

First time that i am making a text based card game, the main code here is starting to feel a bit clunky.This is a turn-based/phase based system where an effect/ability activates in a specific state/...
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How to blit a surface onto an already blitted surface in Pygame?

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How do I create an event trigger system for a Discord bot?

I am making a card game and I am having issues implementing "effects" and effects that are continuous. How can I get effects to activate at the right times, before and after an attack does ...
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Minimax algorithm seems stuck in infinite loop, please help!

2 players works fine but I can't debug the minimax algorithm, it just keeps going.. sorry that the code is messy ...
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Recycling bullets versus spawning them on demand

Until now, I know 2 bullets' algorithms/configurations : (I mean 2 ways of logically creating a bullet class) Make a bullet class and create only one instance from it that represents the bullet. The ...
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3D to 2D transformations with numpy

I am trying to create my own game in the python terminal, but I just can't find something I can use in python. I found something on https://www.gamedev.net/forums/topic/59091-projection-matrix-amp-3d-...
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How to make a number show how much the player will lose

Bit new to python. I'm making a game where you click on a strawberry, then it reappears in a new location, and so on and so forth. But you see, every time the player misclicks, they lose Score equal ...
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Turn-based grid movement - each click of the clock you want to move the player

I am working one the movement for a tactical turn-based pygame. I'm stumped as to how to get a selected object to move one tile at a time up to it's max movement to the mouse's pos. Right now this is ...
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How do you rotate a sprite in pygame?

I am making a game in Pygame and I want it so every time the sprite jumps it rotates mid-air and lands on its side. A lot like Geometry Dash jumping if you have ever played that. I have some code but ...
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How I can get my pong ball collide on the paddle and bounce back?

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Top-Down Tank Physics with Pygame

I am trying to make a top-down tank shooter game in Python and pygame, but I can't get the tank movement right. My objective is to make it move forward in the direction it is pointing in which would ...
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Pytmx loads no tiles or textures, it seems

So, I've been trying to load a tmx file through pytmx But when it loads the file, it only loads a black image with the same resolution as the tmx file. ...
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How to remove a sprite from a group?

I am trying to make a chess game with Pygame, but am unable to remove the chess piece when it is captured. Stack Overflow already has a question on this here. But this code doesn't seem to work. When ...
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Pygame tile_size scalling to fullscreen/resizable window

I'm a newbie and I ran out of videos to watch on how to scale your tiles/sprites to fullscreen/resizable window on Python using Pygame. When I try to resize the window it looks like this: When I'm in ...
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"contains support" for Dreamcast/Atari/etc, but "not officially supported"?

I found this on the About page on the official Pygame website: Truly portable. Supports Linux (pygame comes with most main stream linux distributions), Windows (95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 64-bit ...
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How to stop player from slingshotting across my game window

In my pygame dungeon rpg when my player collides with a wall at the top or the bottom of its rect and I move the player in either x-direction, the player gets slingshotted off the screen. Using print ...
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Python Opengl Procedural Terrain Rendering

I am rendering procedural terrain in Python using OpenGL. Once generated, data for each terrain tile is stored in lists. However currently I am only getting around 25fps despite rendering only around ...
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How can i make a sprite appear middle of your cursor? Pygame

I made a sprite (hitmarker) to appear middle of your mouse when you click on a sprite (egg), but the hitmarker sprite appears at the right bottom of your mouse like this: however, I wanna make it ...
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why doesn't spritecollide method work?

In my code, I wanted to use the spritecollides method but I got the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/Users/lanik2009/Documents/pygame testing.py", line 76, ...
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How to display the counter in pygame.time.set_timer?

in pygame, we use pygame.time.set_timer() to repeatedly create an event. This function takes 2 arguments : the event type and the delay time after which the event ...
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Full screen to windowed screen workaround causing segmentation fault in pygame

I'm having an issue that causes the window bar to appear above the screen when jumping between full-screen and windowed mode. Did some googling on the issue and it turns out it's actually a pygame bug,...
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Pygame bullet firerate not working sometimes

i have made this bullet class but i have a problem with the firerate. Sometimes i'm not able to shoot even when the little delay (700ms) between the two shots has ended. I guess it's due to the ...
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Would creating a player scriptable game using Unreal Engine or Unity violate their license agreement?

I want to create a game in Unity or UE4 which allows the user to write scripts in Python and run them mainly to control the AI. I will have to find a way to enable runtime script execution first. ...
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Image color being changed when pygame blitting to screen

I'm working on my first game, and I decided to add some trees that twinkle to the game. For some reason when the image is blitted to the screen using pygames blit ...
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How to make a z-depth buffer with pygame?

I am making a 3d renderer with python and so far am sorting the triangles which I want to replace with a z-depth buffer. The thing is, I don't know how to make a z-depth buffer in pygame. I still want ...
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How would you have a range of movement within a class in pygame?

I have blitted 4 zombies to the screen in pygame. First, the zombies will wander in a specific region (let us say a 10 x 10 area). And when the player enters any one of the zombie's areas, the zombie ...
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How can I upload a pygame that I made on a website? [duplicate]

I'm a beginner programmer and I want to know how can you upload your pygame on websites like coolmathgames or any game websites, do you upload your code after you get a deal with them? do you save it ...
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player teleporting into other levels

So I basically want to load another map once the player collides with a object, specifically a "Portal" in my game. Which is really making the player move onto other levels. I don't want to ...
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Efficient sprite animation display methods?

I'm making a game sprite, with animations for transitioning to different states, such as idle, sleeping, etc. I'm wondering what the most efficient way to play the animations is. As of now, I have a ...
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How can I publish a Python game on itch.io as html?

I'm making a game with Python, using Pygame. I want to publish my game on itch.io so that it's playable in the browser. Is there a way to do this? If so, how?
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Where to store polygons and polygon animation?

I thought about making something with ApeOut graphics long before it came out and its release motivated me to try - I'm having tons of fun but I stumbled upon a pickle. I can imagine storing polygons ...
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How can I change the background color of the image?

I'm trying to change my background image color, but somehow it doesn't work. I have provided my code below and hope you will be able to tell me how I should do this, and why my code didn't work. ...

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