Questions tagged [tilemap]

Tile map is a technique of re-using small graphic pieces, tiles, over and over again to shape the game field.

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Tilemap collision in Pure ECS?

I'm currently making a 2D topdown dungeon crawler using pure ECS and Data Oriented Design. So I only use structs of arrays for all my components. I have now added tilemap generation, but was wondering ...
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Godot 3.1: procedurally generating TileMap with AutoTiles

I'm making a start on a 2d top-down game in Godot, using a TileMap and OpenSimplex Noise to generate the terrain. It works pretty well, creating decent contiguous regions of different types of ...
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Unity tilemap tiles animation

I am beginner in Unity and I have created tilemap using new tilemap system in unity which looks like this: I created a script that lets me swap tiles. First I click on some tile and than I choose ...
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How to store information into the tile?

I have made a map via TilePallete tool. Now I want to store information in certain tile. How I can do this? ForEx: I'm hittin a certain tile and I need it to have info about health remaining. For ...
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How to Tag sprites in tilemap unity

I am trying to detect collision with particular sprites added in scene using tilemap, collider is added to all the tilemap,Is there any way I can detect collision with only particular sprite from the ...
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Loop around a 2D Tile Map

I have made an algorithm for procedurally generating a 2D tile map in Unity. The player can use the mouse to pan the view and look at the map. My intention was that when the player reaches one of ...
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Runtime Access to Unity 2d Tiles

I'm trying to use Unity's 2017 tilemap features. What I would like to do is push a tile's sprite up (change its offset), so that the sprite moves up pixel by pixel and the top of the sprite loops (...
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Unity: Player Gets Stuck Between Tiles

I am creating an endless game, which constantly spawns tiles. The problem is that after a few tiles the player gets stuck on random tile and stops moving. I noticed this problem even when i was ...
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Navigation Mesh, Chunks and Funnel Algorithm

I am building a little RTS-like game as a side project and I am currently working on pathfinding. My approach to pathfinding is heavily inspired by things I saw in the Starcraft II map editor, which ...
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Using EaselJS, my spritesheet-based map is not showing up

I have a random map that generates based on a level and a set of Tile ID's, constructed using a Height Map generator I wrote using the BitmapData extension. I've confirmed that the Tile IDs are ...
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How to render many tiles fast if zoomed out? (Monogame/xna)

I'm currently trying to optimize my tile engine. I used monogame with the spritebatch first, but that doesn’t works well. I have read many articles how I could optimize my rendering code. I moved ...
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How to attach a sprite to a TMXTiledMap at a particular coordinate, in AndEngine?

I am trying to add a sprite at a "grid" location on the tiled map. The TMX tiled Map is like a grid, and you can access the size of the grid by calling ...
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Unity order issue with TilemapRenderer.Render

I'm using unity, with 2D Tilemaps (I'm doing something like an RPG) I want to have a Tile which should be rendered with a random sprite. When I use a tile like a tree that is bigger than the tile ...
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How to figure out that I'm onto ice tile?

It might be very silly question but serfing for two hours still can't find an answer. I'm trying to replicate battle city. I've made level with TileMap. But can't figure out how to know that my tank ...
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How to zoom in and out the full tilemap from center in phaser?

I am developing a game where I need to zoom in entire map also I can be able zoom out. I have created a tilemap using tiled software and rendered it using phaser.js. How can I add this function to my ...
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Elegant autotiling

I'm looking for information about how people implement autotiling in their tile-based games. So far I have always improvised it with a bunch of hardcoded "if ... else ..." statements, and now I ...
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Cocos2d savegame cctmxtiledmap

my game features several tilemaps that are initially loaded from a tmx file and modified during gameplay. How can I save the changed tilemaps in a save game? Will NSCoding do the trick here or is the ...
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Love2D STI library not drawing map at all (black screen)

I'm trying to use a pretty standard map with the Simple Tiled Implementation module for Love2D, but no matter what I try, I can't get it to display anything but a black screen. Here's my current code (...
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Unable to edit tile sizes in unity

I'm trying to change the size of sprites in unity to fit the palette. Except there are no options to change multiple sprite sizes at once. But when I watched a youtube video on tilemaps and palettes, ...
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Unity create Animated Tilemap?

Im trying to create an Animated Waterfall Tilemap from a tutorial video. In his video when the author right clicks he can see a Animated Tile > under CREATE option. But In my case its not there !! ...
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Libgdx texture bleeding in tile map

So I am making a game in Libgdx using an isometric tiled map but when I set the texture filtering of the tiles to linear, black lines show up between all the tiles. This is caused because each tile ...
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How to render a large tile-based 2D world efficiently (using JavaFX/ScalaFX or more generally)

I have a file tileset.png containing a dozen 32*32 tiles. When my game starts, it generates the world randomly with the available tiles and the size of the world ...
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Loading the map from an image file in C++

For my platformer tile-based game I want to be able to load the game map from an image file. Consider the following 25x15 px .png (enlarged) representing some level: Assume that each specified ...
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C++ SDL2:2D tilemap with every tile has its own behavior

I am working on 2D tile based game. I want to render the tilemap from a file but every tile has its own behavior for example: magmablock : poorlava(); slimeblock : knockback(); I have this ...
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(Unreal) Creating 3D tiles (cubes) for the scenery of a 2.5D rpg (similar to Pokemon Gen IV and V)

I developed a concept for a college class and I think it has enough potential to actually become a game. The visuals will be similar to games like Pokémon Black and Octopath Traveler as in the ...
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Tile based game data structure

I've been working on a top down 2d game and the character moves freely around the map, like zelda link to the past. How would you model the data structure for such a game in order to implement ...
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How to render top-down perspective in a tile-based RPG?

My question is specifically about the type of perspective that GBA Pokemon games like Fire Red/Leaf Green have: I'm not sure of the correct terms for what I'm trying to achieve. I am using SDL2 and ...
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How can I deal with tilemap position in the editor?

Right now it is quite hard in Unity 2017.2 to track where is the (0, 0) coordinate in the tilemap editor, when painting. I tend to use a displayable dummy game ...
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How can I do a Metroid like transition between two tilemaps with Monogame Extended?

I want to do a transition like those in the Metroid games. Here is an example of what i mean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKJ3MAi0ZI0. You enter the door, the screen fades to black and the camera ...
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How to erase the small gaps in tilemap in Unity?

I want to erase small gaps in my tilemap. The gaps look like this: The texture I used has no gaps: I tried by disabling anti aliasing.It didn't worked so what can I do in this case?
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How to handle a scrollable map and player coordinates

I have a large map that a player will navigate over. Currently, it is just a single background image, but I would like to make it tiled map. How do I properly keep track of player coordinates? ...
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Get the tile in unity tile map

I am trying to get the sprite of a tile in unity from where a raycast hits. Right now it only works in some cases, and always in positive x. This is my current code. ...
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How can I get the specific tile in a collision with a Tilemap?

I am developing a simple platformer, I have three types of tiles right now: Floor: does nothing on collision. Bad: makes the player lose the game. Good: makes the player beat the game. I am trying ...
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How to create a map array with multiple layers?

I’m trying to create a map array without using JSON because I want to dynamically generate the map: ...
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How to seamlessly handle multiple procedural 2D levels in Unity3D?

I have a dungeon generating algorithm, but I would like to generate X levels, which are all connected somehow. I have a few approaches, but all of them has problems and questions, and I wonder how i....
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Rendering Tilemap Tile Layer Side by Side for Infinite/Endless Runner Game

I was strugeling this for days how to implement tilemap into libgdx and box2d with infinite/endless scheme. I can load a single map and display everything on screen. But placing 2 or more tilemap side ...
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Tile draws pixels from adjacent tiles

Whenever I try to draw from the tile palette, this is the result. why does this happen? I have tried messing around with the palette, how the sprite editor has sliced the tiles and played around with ...
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Capping neighbour height difference on heightmap?

I am generating a heightmap with some basic perlin noise but I need to cap the differences between each neighbouring value. A cardinal neighbour can only be ...
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Java create a Polygon for each island in tile game

I am making a 2d top-down tile based game, which is randomly generated each new world. What I want to do is create a Polygon (or other more appropriate shape I don't know of) for each landmass not ...
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How to check in Unity whether tile B can be reached in a straight line from tile A?

I'm currently trying to smooth out my A* paths based on this article. This is what I want to achieve: But sadly I'm stuck at implementing the Walkable method. I ...
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What are the pros and cons of using larger tiles in a 2d game with freely placed entities?

I am working on a 2d game with the Godot Engine and I'm about to start drawing the tiles for the ground tileset. These will be used solely for the purpose of painting the ground because the trees, ...
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Saving predesigned tilemap “rooms” and access them in script in Unity3D?

I'm working on a top-down rogue-like in Unity3D, and I already have some kind of dungeon generation. The next feature I'd like to implement, is to predesign some kind of "event rooms" (i.e. boss ...
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Even tiles wide pathfinding on square based tilemaps?

By editing my A* algorithm as such that: a tile is valid if all of its neighbours are valid (checking this N-1 deep) I can find N wide paths, where N is odd, and my unit just follow the "center" ...
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Libgdx Tiled | Using setTile results in a NullPointerException

So, I'm attempting to change the texture of a block when the player comes in contact with it by using cell.setTile(tileSet.getTile(926). I've already looked at ...
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Tiles in the Tilemap dont overlap properly

This is my first try making a "proper" game in Unity. I'm using the latest version (2019.2.2 at the time of writing) and I'm writing with C#. This is a project I'm doing for my studies, together with ...
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Unity Tilemap collider stopping player's movement [duplicate]

I am using tilemap collider to create collision between my world tilemap and the player, but sometimes when the player runs on the tilemap, it stops the player's movement and kind of makes it look ...
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Can I use different Tile/Sprite Sizes on the same Tilemap?

My partner and I are creating a 2D RPG with D&D elements with Unity. I am very new to Unity and making games in general, apart from 2 games which I created with Java and the rougelike tutorial ...
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Reusing tilemap segments

I'm wondering how I can incorporate reusable tilemap segments in my workflow. For example: I construct a room out of my tile palette, and I want to reuse this room in multiple places. Is there some ...
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Getting center cell of Unity3D's isometric Tilemap, the resulting position offsetted by a distance?

I am new to Unity3d's Tilemap system and found a problem I couldn't figure out at the time of writing this question. What I want to do is to create a bunch of GameObject overlaid in each of the tile's ...
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Tilemap Object Placement

I am looking for a way to select tiles within a bounding box for object placement within a scene/world, similar to Roller Coaster Tycoon and other simulation games. (source: tumblr.com) In the ...