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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 can I shoot when I touch the Box Collider

I want to change the Computer Input to Mobile Touch Input, if I press Space Button it shoots but how do I change this [Code] to Touch Input ? I want it to have it into void OnTouchDown() but what do ...
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How do I communicate that something is a tutorial button

I made an (ios) arcade game that is rather unconventional, and as a result many people wont exactly know what to do or what the controls are when they first open it. As a results I have had to add a ...
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Get world position of touch on objects

In my Unity3d game, I want to get the world position that was touched, when I touch a specific object, regardless of all objects that are in front of it. How would I do that, I only know Camera....
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Libgdx, actor touchlistener not working

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How do I stop the player from rotating when they collide with a tile?

I use Touch movement and if I jump and hit a corner with the feet of my player, my player rotates but I don't want this. Can anyone help me jumping without rotating if I hit anything ? here is my ...
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How to enforce touching within a ring shape?

I'd like to have the player moving the finger within the shaded ring: The game should be able to detect "out-of-boundary" events once the finger moves outside the ring. How can I accomplish this?
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Handle two different touch gestures at same time without overlapping

I'm trying to create a Character touch controls for 2d platform. In my script Im using one horizontal swipe and hold touch gesture and one vertical swipe gesture without hold.Both are different ...
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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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Swipe and hold character movement not working

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Testing SFML sf::Touch on ordinary PC

So I’ve created a small app that is designed to be used on smartphones and tablets. Accordingly the app makes use of the sf::Touch class which determines the point on the screen of the device that the ...
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Help with Javascript touch button

I tried many buttons but I can't connect them with the (Java)Script. So I made 2 gui buttons: one for jump which was easy because I have an if statement and if it'...
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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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How do I detect if two sprites are being touched at the same time?

How do I detect if two sprites are being touched at the same time? I was able to detect one sprite, but not if another sprite is being touched by the second pointer. ...
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2D Coordinate Based Game [duplicate]

I want to make a game for Android that has a 10x10 Grid Plane as UI.In this game users going to touch on a grid and tihs grid will be painted. My question is how do I understand which gird or tile ...
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Keeping Android device awake [closed]

I currently program a game in which the user don't need to interact with the screen. Is there any way to keep the screen awake?
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libgdx - Check if body is touch

I have some bodies around the screen(Ball[] balls), and I would like to delete them when user touches them. Also, I have an ...
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OnMouseOver() alternative for iPhone (Unity3D/Unity2D)

I am currently developing a game that uses the OnMouseOver() function of a MonoBehaviour object. Is there a true alternative for iPhone? Would I be better of coding my own? Thanks in advance
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How can I clearify users my controlls?

In my game I use a really simple control mechanic to control a character on screen. But my problem is that users do not understand this control. Beside a little delay problem they work this way: ...
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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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Need help with Physics

I'm using Unity to develop a game. Basically i want the player/rocket to follow a point on the screen where user touches. But It's based on physics. Force must be added when user touches somewhere and ...
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LibGDX viewport touch coordinates transformation

I've been trying to get LibGDX's viewport and camera unproject() to work and so far none of the tutorials/answers I've found have worked for me. I have a game window of 840x480 units with FitViewport....
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Touch taps only on very short flicks on Win7 with Monogame

I have an application on win7 which needs to support touch and mouse input using monogame. But reading touch taps proves to be a very hard thing. The TouchPanel is initialized like this: ...
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Touchscript: multiple overlapping colliders

Im building a tower defense game on unity and would like to allow the player to pan the camera on a large map. I am using touchscript to handle the touches. I made a testing project with the ...
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LibGDX - how to detect touchUp with GestureListener?

I'm making a game and I have implemented GestureListener as my inputprocessor. It came with a bunch of methods such as fling, pan, tap etc etc including touchDown. However, there is no touchUp method! ...
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Unable to achieve two finger panning

I'm looking to achieve a two finger smooth pan system in my project. However, the code below does not work, any interaction with the screen doesn't change to position of the camera. I am unsure where ...
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Actor not taking touch libGDX

I am trying to handle the touch of one of the Actors in the stage. The following is the code I have written: ...
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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 ...
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Libgdx detect touch on a specific object (while moving) [closed]

I have a class (I'll call it with letter "A") and class B. A is the object (as a character) and B is the rendering class which have the aim to show A. I am looking for a way to detect when A is ...
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Touch through GameObject, best practice

in the game I am doing atm you have an area with monsters. There are two modes to damage monsters : tapping on them casting spells on the ground Tapping and damaging a monster works fine. The ...
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How can I quantify a drawn line's straightness?

I'm working on a game which requires players to draw a line from a point A(x1,y1) to the other point B(x2,y2) on the screen of an Android device. I want to find how well that drawing fits to a ...
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Libgdx - How to change GestureListener pan finger sensibility?

I implemented GestureListener in my Overlap2dStage to pan the camera when the player drags its finger over the screen. But I also have some actors that extend InputAdapter to detect when the user ...
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Projectile Shoot three at a time

In my game there is a bird flying and on touch it throws different artifacts projectile downwards. And these artifacts should hit the containers moving right to left on the screen. Now if user keeps ...
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In Unity for Android, how do I create touchable buttons?

I'm making a test game for Android in Unity 5, and I want to add left-right control buttons like the circles below, to move an object left or right. (source: raywenderlich.com) How can I do this? ...
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How to make touch events work in a match three type game

In "match three" types of games like Crazy Kitchen, when the user touches an image, he can drag his finger over multiple images and create a change in each image he touches in a single gesture. You ...
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atan2 : inversed result? (angle 180 is on the right side, angle 0 on the left side)

the result of the angle between my touch and the middle,bottom of the screen gives me 180 when the touch is on the right side of the screen, and 0 when it is on the left. I don't understand why... <...
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How do I show a small sprite being dragged by touch?

In my mobile game, users drag shapes across the screen. Think of it as a classic Lines game, where you drag a dot on the field, or a chess game where you drag and drop pieces. The problem is that the ...
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Cocos2dx - Touch not recognized on Android

I'm having trouble with a touch listener not picking up touch events on android, but doing fine in windows (mouse input). I've got a Node listening for touches (not a Layer), but from what I've been ...
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Working out velocity/time based on physical pixels moved

In my game I integrate like so: (Please assume all variables to be declared) ...
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How to flick gameObject using Touch?

I've been searching for a solution for my problem for a while on the web, but i didn't find anything that work properly What i want to do I have a bouncing ball and I want to let the user flick it ...
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How does Unity input work with touchscreens

I'm trying to make a racing game on android using unity. I want to make a car move forward when I touch an image button like in the picture below. I've already made it work using the keyboard. How ...
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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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How to detect that user has touched UI canvas in Unity 4.6?

In my 2d game I have a HUD with some buttons on it. To make it I am using new UI system, which was presented in Unity 4.6. When user is touching button, I am running method, which was declared in ...
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LibGDX Touch Delay

So I'm trying to make a game in which you have to tap things fast, but the thing is - after you touch something (the area I chose), it takes like 2 more seconds to register another touch. Now, I think ...
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Libgdx--how to store every single point drawn using touchdragged?

Basically i am trying to detect line collision. The problem is when intersection occurs quickly(touch dragged is done quickly like fling), the collision is not detected. It seems as if 'touch dragged' ...
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What is the best practice for handling touch events on different GameObjects in Unity2D?

First of all I want to describe what I have in my scene. 1. Joystick. 2. Main character that has link to joystick and handles touch events from joystick. 2. Buttons. 3. Other GameObjects that must ...
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Card game - creating card Listener

I am making a card game where there are 21 cards on hand and 2 options from where user can draw cards to his hand and throw a card from hand. I am new on game development and I'm following the ...
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Touch sides of tablet, moves that direction

I am making a game where the player flies a balloon through a cavelike structure. I am having trouble making him fly correctly when I try it out on my android tablet, seeing as it requires different ...
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Libgdx - gesture dection

I have made a card game, and have two methods that sort the players hand. sortHandBySuit(); sortHandByValue(); I would like one method to be called when the user ...
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Implement an action “while” touching event

I'm making a game using Xcode for iOS. This is a segment of code I have that makes the sprite jump up when the screen is tapped: ...