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Framework for real time animation of industrial physics simulation

Sorry for the long post, but some context is needed to state the question. Also keep in mind that all of the current people on the team are mechanical engineers by profession and not software ...
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Software/methods supporting multiple threads to create hotkey/macro for games

I want to fix the controls of various games I play. To do so I require an external Windows program/software that is able to: rebind a key to another key check the state of the key(pressed/released) ...
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Displaying questions for a gameshow-like quiz

I am looking for a software solution to host a quiz in the style of a game show, pub quiz, or similar. It mainly needs to display questions for the participants and audience in an appealing manner (...
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Game to teach kids numbers and vectors along x and y axes and programming

I am looking for a simple app, which I think would be good for five to eight year olds, to learn a little bit about numbers and programming. On the top left, some icons which can be scrolled and ...
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Gamepad vibration detection on Windows

Is there any way you can detect when gamepad using Xinput driver on Windows starts vibrating/rumbling (when playing a game for example)? I just need any kind of the output data as state, so i can ...
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Software / library to make interactive mechanical unit animation

I would like to make an educational game or a 3d model (I'm not sure, that's actually why I'm here :-) I have zero experience in 3d modeling, some knowledge of Python and JavaScript. I want to build a ...
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Simulating video games without rendering for training models (such as NEAT)

A bit of a duplicate of my question on AI.SE (I've been told this is the place to ask): YouTube was recently suggesting to me videos of people training NEAT neural networks for video games. I've ...
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I am new to game design & I need a basis to start

I would like to design a simple game from scratch I know very little about coding and artwork to make the games, so I was just wondering what programs do I need and where do I start.
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2D vector graphics library to facilitate 2D inverse kinematics

I have looked at many SVG drawing libraries but have not seen any that support or even make implementing 2D IK reasonably efficient. I was excited to find the Godot engine since it has all the support ...
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Advice on HTML5 development framework for simulations?

I am developing simulations for optometry to test students ability to use the examination equipment (refractors, retinoscopy, slit lamps etc) for a range of patient cases. I am used to JavaScript, PHP,...
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What framework is best for a 2D top-down shooter in Java?

I'm creating a roguelike shooter in Java where the bullets are projectiles (not hitscan), the camera moves with player movement, so that the player character is always in the middle, and where I'm ...
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What tool can assist with creating a Myst-like game?

There are some tools designed to help users easily make specific types of adventure games. E.g. TADS 3 has a developer tool for making text adventures, AGI Studio helps with making '80s Sierra-style ...
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What's an engine good for 3D RPG development?

The task I want to accomplish: Create a 3D RPG by using an optimized 3D engine. The requirements for the task: An engine that requires a good amount of coding knowledge, can handle 3D graphics with ...
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Games like Human Resource Machine?

I have found Human Resource Machine to be very helpful at teaching programming skills to a child with ADHD and some other issues and I'm hoping to find other games that are similar in design to teach ...
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I'm looking a javascript library that has a tile/grid map data structure

I'm trying to create grid-based maps for my game. Here's an example of what they will look like: The playable character will always be centered around the viewport and there are times, just like in ...
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Best game engine based on python

I learnt python till oop and a bit more. I searched the internet about python game engines. But it recommends framework instead of gui based engine. Is there any good gui game engine which python is ...
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Looking for a Game Database Management Tool

I've been using CastleDB to organize my database and it has everything I needed to quickly define the static data for my entities BUT it has a few bugs that make it too frustrating to work with (...
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Audio Engine for City Simulation Game for Python

Software suggestion: I need a Audio Engine which facilitates my requirements. City Simulation means building a city from plain land. Or City Building Game which is same as City Simulation! ...
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Game Engine for City Simulation Game for Python

Software suggestion: I need a game engine which facilitates my requirements. City Simulation means building a city from plain land. Or City Building Game which is same as City Simulation! ...
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Library for creating an augmented reality app on dynamic markers

I'm trying to build an application similar to Wanna Kicks. I'm looking for a recommendation for AR library that will enable me to display 3D objects on top of human legs. I guess that the library I'm ...
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Software to develop an app or web-app?

-Since my question doesn't really pertain to anything specific, I really do not know where to post this question. If I've asked it on the wrong site or improperly, please direct me how to ask it so as ...
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An alternative to unreal engine

I wanted to use unreal engine but after installing it it shows an error- A video graphics driver 5 is required. I cannot use unreal engine so please tell an alternative to it. And please don't ...
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Q: 3D game engine for Android

i´m quite old to coding but kind of new in the APK and games for android zone, i want to choose the best free option for making games, 3D game preferably. I've done some quick Google searches that ...
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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 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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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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What technologies should I use if I want to develop a real-time web-app?

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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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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