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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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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How can I divide tile-based space into largest the possible squares?

I'm trying to find a way to take a tilemap like the top image and divide it into square spaces like the colored areas in the second image.
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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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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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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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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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Find all tiles by ID in layer

In phaser 2.6.2, is there a way to retrieve all tiles given their ID from a TilemapLayer? The method searchTileIndex on Tilemap ...
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Webgl: pixel perfect tilemap rendering?

The problem described below is a follow-up of Seamless tilemap rendering (borderless adjacent images). I'm not sure to fully understand the rendering issue I have, so I'll try to describe as much as ...
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State machines and map transitions

I've implemented a [basic] FSM in my game and it currently does its job very well. Recently I have come across a "problem" that I need to show a "Loading map. Please wait..." screen for as long the ...
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Hex axial coordinates to table coordinates conversion

I am developing a browser game based on a hex map. I am storing my data based on axial coordinates system. I developed a function which shows me axial coordinates of hexes within ...
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Tilemap layer scaling and Camera issue in Phaser

I'm working with the Phaser framework and I'm struggling with a camera/rendering issue when scaling a tilemap layer to simulate a zoom feature in my project. The camera size is set to 1024x768px.(...
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How can I mimic an isometric perspective using square tiles?

Can an isometric perspective be mimicked with traditional square tiles? Can't the effects of the 45-degree overhead view simply be "drawn in" to the square? How would this work? Picture this: the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to write on a Tilemap using a C# script?

I loaded my tileset asset TileSheet.png using the Tile Palette (Window -> 2D -> Tile Palette). This created the folder "...
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Aligning a sprite with a tilemap

I'm trying to create a hybrid system for my Unity game. I want to use tilemap for collision and use sprites for the world. I drew a sprite onto a 40x40 checkerboard grid as can be seen here. I wanted ...
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Unity2D TileMap Collider Update Optimization

I'm currently working on a 2D tile-based side-scroller (similar to Terraria). I am using Unity's TileMap feature to draw tiles onto the screen and have my player collide with them as if they were ...
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Connecting varying tilemap layouts at possible connection points?

I'm building an isometric 3D ARPG in Unity3D, and I have a tilemap, for example a dungeon. I have tiles marked where a door could be placed. I select a random "could-be-a-door" tile from the ...
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2D Map Chunks - Individual Files?

I have a 2D map of 500 x 500 tiles, split into chunks of 256 x 256. I'm saving each chunk as a separate file, and I have them loading in as the player moves around. This means however there's over ...
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Performance problems with scrolling html5 canvas for large tile-based game

I try programming a splix.io clone as an electron app and do the visualization via the html5 canvas. The movement across the tiles should look fluent like the original, so I target 60 frames a second. ...
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LibGDX TileMap problem

my LibGDX map find olny two Layers but the map.tmx file contains more than two layers. Where is the problem? ...
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Why are my water tiles not animating?

My game can display tiles such as Grass tile, Dirt tile and Rock tile with no problems. Now I am trying to display water tile and animate it but for some reason it is not animating and only displaying ...
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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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libgdx- tilemap rendering problem

I don't really know how to describe my tilemap rendering problem with words, so I think the best way is to show the pictures. This is how my map looks like when it rendered correctly: but when I ...
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Using binary space partition to lay out scenes in game

Q: How can I randomly lay out these house scenes in the larger scene such that they don't overlap? I'm using the Godot Engine to create a little 2D RPG kind of game. I'm laying out a village in a ...
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How to stop this object from overlapping tile's corners in 2D tilemap

I am using a tilemap to create my 2D world. All tiles and the player has an AABB. Currently, I'm detecting collisions with surrounding tiles the player is in, from the player's center. This works, but ...
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Advice on mapping tiles to a height map/3D world

I've been attempting to think of a way to map tiles to a height map. Where a grid can be either layered or integrated into the world data. However, since I am not using voxels I could use some advice ...
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Cocos2dx v3 Problem with moving Sprite on tilemap after it was scrolled up

I have a problem I can't solve so far. I have a scene with tile map on it. And there is a Sprite spawnpoint on map. This Sprite should do MoveTo() action to the point where TouchEnded(). It all works ...
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Optimize field of vision algorithm in a grid tiled map

I am trying to implement Field of View algorithm in my game and I followed the great tutorial here : sight-and-light and here is what I got so far : As you can see it works fine for me :) And then I ...
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How to use multiple tilesets in a map?

I'm currently looking at this phaser example: http://phaser.io/examples/v2/tilemaps/blank-tilemap Here, the author creates a simple tilemap editor. In line #33 he adds a preloaded image as tileset. ...
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Box2dMapObjectParser isometric map - bodies have wrong position and size

I'm using Box2dMapObjectParser to load Tiled objects layer onto my IsometricTiledMapRenderer'ed ...
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Hexagonal tilemap is being distorted

So I made a hexagonal tilemap of ocean tiles and then picked a few tiles to be land. When I pick all adjacent tiles to the hexagon it usually works, but for tiles that are on certain columns it does ...
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Climate / weather generation on 3d hex map

I am working on 3d hex map game. I am aiming to dynamical generate map (as new players joins). To make the map realistic I am looking for some climate/weather models which possibly I could use so that ...
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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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Smooth player movement in a tile map based engine

The character is moving too much fast, it teleports! Note that a tile is 80x80. Each cell has 4 bools to say if you can go up, down, right, left. Am I doing something wrong with ...
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Multi-layered tilemap

I need to be able to efficiently render a tilemap which can be constructed this way: There is one non-transparent base layer Then there can be 3 partially-transparent layers on top of it. Each tile ...
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Efficiently rendering tiled map on OS X

I'm writing an original (top-down) SimCity clone in Swift and attempting to use SpriteKit as the basis for the game. However, I am running into performance issues when rendering and animating the tile ...
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Sprites on scrolling tmx map (LibGDX)

I have .tmx map loaded, and a camera to see it. The map is bigger than the camera viewport, so I need to move that viewport scrolling the camera. Now I want to draw a sprite on the map. To do that, at ...
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How can I modify my procedural shadows to also show some of the walls?

I'm rendering shadows in Libgdx with the method from this tutorial. I think it's a nice and easy method. I render all my shadows in a framebuffer, then invert it. Before invert: After Invert: ...
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Rendering tile maps for mobile devices

Hitting a bit of a roadblock with my game's development and I'm just looking for some outside advice. I'm trying to render a tilemap for my mobile game (Android) and I'm using LibGDX. Now, here's ...
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Touch Gesture Map Movement

I really dig the way that the map is moved in Clash of Clans (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/clash-of-clans/id529479190?mt=8)... I can recognize the pinch and finger movement needed for the zooming ...
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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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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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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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AI movement in 2D

I've got a prototype of a game I've been mocking up and found myself struggling to find a solution for AI movement in a 2D tile based game. Here's the issue: The player is free to roam throughout the ...
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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 make wall tiles overlap floor tiles a bit in Unity3D?

Currently my tiles are very strictly placed, there are wall tiles, and floor tiles, and they don't overlap at all. What I want to achieve is to have my walls overlap my floors a bit. So their inner ...