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Swift or Unity to code multiplayer iOS game

I have an idea for a multiplayer app/game but don't know what programming language to use. I was hoping to use Swift in Xcode but I am wondering if Unity is the only option. The multiplayer aspect ...
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I want to know about the best free tutorial about making games in unity3D through C#

So, I just completed learning the basics of C#, and want to continue with learning C# coding patterns for unity3D. Is there any good complete tutorial out there that teaches game design in unity ...
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Please recommend UI library for an embedded linux gaming device

I am working on a gaming platform that will be running on a device powered by the embedded Linux. Now I need to implement a UI, where user can configure settings for the device, select game to play ...
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Recommended software to create a simple Android app?

I just want to create a simple Android word game app similar to something like 4 Pics 1 Word. I have basic knowledge of Python, Java and Scratch and so I have already researched about Kivy and Pygame ...
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What software I should use to store data on server for mobile games?

Here is a newbie for mobile game development. I want to know what is popularly used to store game data nowadays? DataBase, key-value store or something else? In my case, I need to store shared data ...
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searching for the ways for rendering a runtime created animation to mine character

Is there some sort of the SDK or plugins available in the game world that will allow me to render a runtime or playtime created animation to mine character?
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Is there 2D game engine with advanced UI editor like Unity's UI?

I'm very experienced with Unity UI and I really love how Unity UI have evolved and can be create in WYSIWYG style editor. However the project I'm in charge for now is lightweight gamified 2D ...
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Engine to create quiz rooms

I have developed a client / server quiz game in Java. In my design the server creates N quiz rooms for (max) 10 players per room. I'm planning to migrate the project to some engine that enables the ...
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Which language / framework for card game

I am trying to build a game that uses custom cards and is played on the browser. Basically, you and the opponent has a hand, every turn you draw cards and discard cards from it, you can pull cards ...
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Filter, query, and sort data based on fields and tag

Looking for a tool that can help me filter, sort, visualize and query data based on various fields and attributes. Input: All data will have the following similar fields Card Name Power Cost ...
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What server solution is the best for my game? Photon Bolt headless vs PUN

I am developing a turn based card game with game scene very similar to Clash Royale. (Where you place cards in turn and you spawn units after your place the card, then the game scene will have those ...
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What game engine should I use for a game in non-euclidean space?

I am interested in making a game in elliptical space. Basically that means that when you're standing still in this game and look around, you will see a regular three dimensional space. Then when you ...
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Online poker room game engine recommendation

Could you tell me what game engine use Pokerstars, Winamax or FullTilt for their PC software or which library / technologies ? What would you use to develop this kind of software ? I was thinking of ...
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collide in three js (stop moving)

how to stop object when he collides with other object. my object bounded to camera and i can move it i wrote code thats detects collide with bounding box but i need to make colliding, no only detect....
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Software for game like kahoot

Good day everyone. I'm new on apps making, so i didn't really know what software i should use. So i want to make an game app which act like kahoot, where the users pick one of the options available ...
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2d animation skins

I am making a rather simple mobile app for my kids. This program is written in Flutter. In this app I would like to create two 2D characters, where each caracter will be able to access different ...
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Free and maintained box2d editor

I'm looking for a free map 2d / box 2d editor for Libgdx. VisEditor is deprecated, overlap2d is dead. I want something like VisEditor, free and maintained, preferably open source. It must work on ...
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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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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 ...