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Questions tagged [game-development]

For software used during the development of video games.

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A free host (game) server for a mobile application

Recently I developed a game and distributed it via play store. Now I am thinking of providing "High score rank competition system", which enables users to see other's high score and see theirselves' ...
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Portable Software for Batch Generating Normal, Bump and Specular maps from a texture

I'm making a test scene in ThreeJS and I need a portable tool which will batch generate normal maps, bump maps and specular maps from one image. I've found this online that does that but I want a ...
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What technologies should I use if I want to develop a real-time webapp?

I'd like to develop a web application based on a chess game. It's something like this, but I have no idea about which technologies to use. I read several posts where the suggestion was to use socket....
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Best start-up gaming engine for a beginner

As a beginner in gaming development, I want to know which Engine I should be starting off with as a practice. I know about 3 so far. Unity, CryEngine, and Unreal. I understand that Unity is more ...
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Need a Framework to create a drag and drop objects

I am searching for a framework to create a web application where the user can drag and drop some objects from a lateral panel to a main container and create some links between these objects. Thank ...
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Game engine for C++ developer

I've been programming in C/C++ for quite some time (Mostly Microcontroller and Qt). And i've been looking for a game engine that i can use since i want to program isometric and 2d games. However most ...
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Is there a 2D game engine for an RPG game where I can program in Java?

I'm very new to java and for my high school course assignment I need to make an RPG game with a story. The game has to have sound effects, combat system, generally like how Undertale is. The biggest ...
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Online Multiplayer Game development

I am planning to develop an online multiplayer game with the following features An interface through which players can play and chat Players are shown a list of active players and their rankings so ...
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Software for basic multiplayer interaction

I want to implement something basic: N users on N different computers to see a canvas with N dots. Each user controls a single dot with his arrow keys. Each user can see all other users' (and his own)...
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Python library for a text adventure game

Looking for recommendations for a Python library that will assist with the development of a simple text adventure game / Interactive Fiction (like Zork, etc.). Python 3 compatibility required. So ...
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Augmented Reality app in Android / headsets

I'm trying to jump into AR and build a basic prototype. For instance, if I see a laptop, I show a diagram visualizing some information such as it's CPU usage (which I get in real-time). Or when seeing ...
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Any good free full version software similar to “Hide All IP”?

I like to play games online with gameranger. The problem is that I get this nasty message : Port forwarding at my local machine does not seem to work. It seems I will have to contact ISP which is a ...
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Implementing Publish / Subscribe and / or a Message Bus with Xamarin & Unity3D clients

As the title says, I have a requirement where I need to design a message bus with multiple types of client consumers - in this instance, Unity3D, Xamarin and web clients (AJAX). Essentially I need to ...
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Lightweight 3D Python library

I've been working on a personal Python project and I need some simple 3D graphics. I know about Panda3D, but all I really need is: Wireframe graphics Hidden surface removal (one step up from ...
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Variants of snake inclusive of fasting periods for Android devices

I am looking for a cute variation of the famous game "snake", the one where there is a snake that grows eating apples that appear as though randomly on the screen and the game ends if the snake eats ...
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Unity3d equivalent of ACRA Android crash reporter library

Is there a Unity3d equivalent of Android ACRA crash reporter library that one can use? ACRA saves the crash reports if not connected to the internet and can use a variety of ways to send the crashes(...
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Java High Level Game Library Recommendation - Maintained Alternatives to Slick2D?

I am developing games in Java. I prefer extendable and high-level game frameworks–but nonetheless, I have tried many low-level bindings too. So these are the ones I have used/researched about. Some ...
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Paving / Advancing Front Quad Mesh Algorithm Implementation in C# Code or Unity Importable Library

I'm developing a game in Unity, and have hit a snag with a step I wasn't expecting given the amount of research done on the topic. I'm in need of a block of code or a library that performs the ...
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2d game engines that support reading external resources

I've been trying to reimplement some old simple 2D titles in a more modern, crossplatform friendly way, much like Gigalomania reimplements the MegaLoMania framework, loading in the original's graphics ...
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Which IDE to use for C++ game development on windows and on Linux?

I am a java developer and I want to learn game programming in C++. I have been using Eclipse, Intellij(recently) for java development. Please suggest which IDE is best for C++ development. There are ...
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Cross-platform (Android, iOS) game engines on Linux

I'm mostly experienced in Libgdx and Corona. Having tried unity gideros, and godot. I'm currently on Linux so i can only use godot and Libgdx. Im tasked with creating a 2d game or 2.5d like catch the ...
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C Matrix and Vector Math Library for 2D game engine

Currently, I am in the process of writing a 2D game engine in Cython. One of the performance bottlenecks that I am facing is with performing 3D transformations every frame on the CPU to send to my ...
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Simple C++ 2D rendering engine

I need to brush up on my C++ for a course I am teaching in the fall, I want to have fun doing it and have an idea for a simple 2D game, however I don't want to have to worry about any of the rendering ...
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Rewarded video website for browser games/websites

I'm working on an online browser based game and looking at introducing rewarded videos for the users to get extra boost in the game. I could find plenty of rewarded video websites/services (adMob ...
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Suitable engine for game with no movement

I'm planning in creating some kind of iOS game. But the game will be just some kind of "get better over time without much gameplay". So there is not much movement. I'd like to animate some parts of my ...
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HTML5 2D game engine for app similar to image editor

I have an idea for an application/game with similar features as an image editor. I deal with graphics, and my programming skills are very poor, close to none. I hope it can be done relatively easily ...
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Engine turn based local multiplayer game [duplicate]

I am new to app development. I have experience with web development with languages such as PHP, jQuery, HTML etc. I want to take a turn at development for mobile devices. I have a concept for a game ...
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Engine for turn-based local multiplayer game

I am new to app development. I have experience with web development with languages such as PHP, jQuery, HTML etc. I want to take a turn at development for mobile devices. I have a concept for a game ...
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Suitable platform/tools for modernized version of Star Trek (text game)

I am contemplating writing a game loosely-based on the original Star Trek text game. It will have characteristics similar to board games like chess, checkers or Battleship, but incorporating a "...
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Software recommendation for sound effects creation and editing

I am going to develop my own games soon. So, I want to know if there is any software to make sound effects mainly from scratch or modify from recording. My state :- FMOD only provides for sound ...
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Game-development/simulation OOP in Lisp?

I want to build an evolutionary simulation based on Lisp because it has the convenient list data type. Features wanted: Graphic user interface for when the program is running Interaction with ...
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Which engine for a 2D rpg for a beginner?

I am currently looking to build a small RPG as a hobby. I already made a few games using Pygame but I find it tedious to start from scratch every time. I also want to start using a proper game ...
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Good software to design games and game interfaces?

I would like to make the design of my game before implementing it. I would like a tool that let me create scenes with images and arrows to design how my game will look and feel. I'm not really good ...
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Creating a space game. Need help with a solution for creating dynamic spiral graphics

My friend and I are working on a web based game where we want to have a blackhole-like thing rendered in some form of an engine or 3D program for us to freely manipulate adding more "arms" making it ...
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Libre 2D game engine with Tiled support

I'm looking for a 2D game engine with (preferably built-in) support for the Tiled map editor. It should run on at least Linux and Windows, with macOS and other platforms (such as mobile) as an added ...
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Programs to make Audio tracks [duplicate]

I'm making an arcade (simple) game in Unity 3D, and I'd like to create a background, or better some background songs (very simple songs), and some audio clips (like the sound when the character jumps ...
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What tool could be used to develop multi-platform games with libGDX?

Is there a tool that could be used out of the box with libGDX for developing multi-platform games on Mac and Windows with the possibility to target iOS and Android? I tried NetBeans and Eclipse but ...
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Digitize old board games

I'm thinking about digitizing some really old and abandoned board games (similar to Monopoly) so that I can preserve them for the future and play them on my computer. Such board games generally ...
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Modern, Cross-Platform Game Engine with Requirements

I'm looking for a basic game/graphics library (either is fine) in any language, preferably C++ or C#. I would like it to be more high level (think more like MonoGame/XNA as opposed to Vulkan or ...
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Library like Blockly for C++

I’m developing a visual programing tool for games, it has in place the UI which is similar to Unreal Engine’s Blueprint system. Now I want to find a library to generate C++ source code from the ...
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Cross platform sprite creation for game developement

Is there any open source cross platform sprite creation for game development process where I can stitch multiple images into a single animated sprite with adjustable row and columns?
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Editing image files with many icons packed into single file

There are some games where instead of putting each separate icon into its own file, many icons of the same size are collected together in a single file by tiling them together into a single huge image;...
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Technology for multiplatform 3D + 2D mobile app

I have a potential client which needs me to build a mobile application for iOS and Android, it should connect to a JSON REST API and show information in a game-fashion (with cute buttons, a lot of ...
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Libraries/languages to create animations in web-based game

I am working on a quiz game and I would like to create more interesting views than just just showing static lists and questions. Could anyone tell me what languages/libraries I could use to create ...
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Alternative to Visual Studio Debugger for programming C++ & SDL2 in Ubuntu

I'm looking for an alternative program or plugin for an IDE that can be used for cross-platform compilation of SDL2 projects written in C++ to these platforms: Windows Linux Raspbian BSD Android The ...
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Planning website/application for my game

I'm making a game, but before I start, i wanna plan everything. Is there a website or an application for Mac to plan your game. I was looking for something like this: Thank you. Picture Link
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Game server for turn based card game needed!

We are looking for a server for a game we want to build. The game is built for iOS and Android devices, and the clients need to be able to play against each other. The game architecture would be to ...
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FOSS 2D game engine to make Android/iOS games that compiles to native

I'm looking for a (foss) 2d game engine to make android/iphone/(optionally html5) games with that compiles to native. Looking for more of an engine than framework to do the heavy lifting, and my ...
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3D boolean operations in java

I am looking for libraries that provide 3D boolean operations (union, subtract, intersect) in java, to use in a game. So, basically, the boolean operations in 3D models will happen dynamically, ...
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Javascript Game Engine

I have learned how to code html, javascript, and css to make simple games (not published but completed). I want to make better games so I have decided to use a game engine. I have an issue with my ...