Questions tagged [touch]

An input method used in games; this generally refers to the input used by mobile phones and tablet-type computers.

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How do I convert the coordinates of a click to a tilemap position?

How do you turn a tilemap (produced by TileD) for cocos2d where I can click on individual items and get a callback? Is it just a case of converting captured touch and finding out where it is on the ...
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Making (or emulating) a “D-Pad” on a touch-screen; virtual d-pad

With the proliferation of touch based devices, many lacking a true D-Pad, I'm wondering if anyone has any resources on how to emulate a D-Pad on a touch screen? I'm specifically interested in XNA and/...
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Distinguish touch gestures for distinct horizontal and vertical commands

In my script below I'm using horizontal and vertical swipe gesture to move the character but both gestures are called on a single touch. ...
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Is there a gold standard for touch controls in scrolling shoot-em-ups?

Is there currently a "standard" for touch controls in shooters on platforms such as iPhone or Android? I've noticed that many of them enable auto-fire by default, or control the character via direct ...
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How to move my cube left or right using touch Inputs (C#) in unity

I am trying to create a 3d game in unity. I have a cube in unity and I want it to move left or right on swipe . It should move to a distance till where user swipe or take their finger off of a screen. ...
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How do I quantify the curvature of a touch swipe?

I'm implementing a touch controller for my game. I am attempting to imitate Tiki Taka Soccer's "ball shooting" controls (gameplay video), where the curvature of the player's swipe affects the curve ...
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android multitouch problem

Im aware that there a a couple of posts on this matter, but Ive tried all of them and none of them gets rid of my problem. Im starting to get close to the end of my game so I bought a cabel to try it ...
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How can I avoid a delay with continues touch detection in swift?

I want control a character on my screen with a continuous swipe gesture. As soon as I do a swipe +x or -x my character moves ...
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Why does Unity require an EventSystem component for input during a play-test, where input works fine without it in a build?

Please be aware that this was initially a question about how to get the input to work. A comment pointed me in the direction of a fix, but only left me with more questions in regards to understanding ...
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Building a touch event driven UI from scratch: what algorithms or data types? [closed]

I have a touch display. As input I can receive the coordinates and how many touch points are in use, basically I just get an X,Y couple for every touch event/activated point at a customizable rate. I ...
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Simple LibGDX Pong game drag player instead of getting x position

I got a working pong game in LibGDX but when I touch the screen the player x automaticly jumps to the coordinates I touched. I wan't my game to detect I touched and then move the player to the left/...
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Libgdx Actor touch undetected

I am looking for detect touch in an actor. The touch in my game is detected in wrong part of the screen. I want to detect touch only on the red circle, here is the code: Static_values ...