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setting permissions when using Gideros to build apk
It's been a few years since I used gideros. I've just tried building an apk ...
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Gesture Scaling
Is there a ready solution? I want to make sure before doing my own -------------------------- I've already done ...
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AdMob plugin question
how to use ?? Ads:hideAd() the command is outdated and does not work ?? require "ads" admob ...
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Making an alarm clock
Hi guys, I want to make an alarm clock app. A few questions arise before even trying ...
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Creating and dispatching Event more efficiently
I've started optimizing my sprite-heavy game, and am learning a lot about what causes CPU ...
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How to use the system font of the phone?
How to use the font that is installed on your phone in order not to ...
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Procedural map of non-overlapping circles
Question to the floor! Is there a way to procedurally create a map of circles that ...
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Get values from child sprite?
Hi everyone, I've been using Gideros for a few days and I'm trying to add ...
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what's the practical benefit of GiderosFontCreator?? why ttf need to be converted to png ??
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Unable to export APK
Hey all. I have an issue exporting to APK. In my test project I have.. main.lua local ...
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Support for rotating device
My game is in portrait. I've started adding support for rotating the device; right, left ...
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Bloom Gideros example and background...
Guys, The Bloom example, that comes with Gideros, works on a container where we draw ...
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Trying to compile for Android Since there's not much documentation for this, can someone please advise what I've missed here?
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Sovled - Issue with Lua File System missing on Android Export. App crashes - module 'lfs' not found
Guys, When I export my project to open in Android studio and try to run the ...
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HTML5 error
I exported a project to HTML5 but it doesn't play, getting this error below. I ...
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Why there is nothing explainable concerning tiled maps?
The examples is just a bunch of code... no coment... the program site also has ...
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No question, just thanks.
Well, I don't have any problems to ask about. My first Gideros project (an ...
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How can I change scenes AFTER fading in an image?
I guess I don’t understand “onComplete” in the GTween function. Here is what I ...
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Macro error and player crash on mac
Hi folks, I'm returning to my mac to test my app on an iOS device. Gideros ...
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How do I "update" sound in my game
In main.lua I have: --initiate music local backgroundMusic = Sound.new(backgroundMusicSource) backgroundMusicVolume = 0.5 backgroundSoundChannel=backgroundMusic:play(0,true) backgroundSoundChannel:setVolume(backgroundMusicVolume) In splashScene.lua I have the function ...
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Clicking a shape returns false for hitTestPoint.
I can’t figure out why clicking a shape is returning false for hitTestPoint. I have a ...
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Google Play - "Your device isn't compatible with this version"
At the moment my only Android device is a Dell Inspiron laptop (Atom processor, 1366x720 ...
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save as
it would be nice to add gideros studio "save as" to save a copy of the ...
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Export issue in Gideros Studio on Mac OS?
This is one of those "what am I doing wrong?" moments. When working on ...
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Why does game chaeck all buttons when last button is clicked?
I am basically following ar2rsawseen's book, "Gideros Mobile Game Development". I have attached two screenshots with ...
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hitTestPoint gives error: attempt to index local 'event' (a nil value)
Hi, I’m having a problem with hitTestPoint. Apparently I don’t know how to ...
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Device orientation event
For my first ever Gideros game, which is yet unreleased, I wanted to allow both ...
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Can we use html export by Gideros for Facebook instant Game
Hi everyone! I just see Facebook Instant game here: https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2016/11/30/instant-games-closed-beta/ You can use Messenger application on both ios ...
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Signatures
Hey I was trying to edit my signature and I see that I am unable ...
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Upgrade/Update Gideros instructions
Hi, I want to upgrade from version 2017.10 to the current version. I tried researching ...
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