LibGDX Tutorial 1: Creating an initial project

Table Of Contents Next Part   In case you’ve never heard of it, LibGDX is a Java based game library capable of targeting iOS, Android, Desktop ( Windows, Mac and Linux ) and HTML5.  It provides a full suite of 2D game functionality including Input, Graphics, Fonts,  Physics, Storage and increasingly, 3D.  So basically LibGDX […]

LibGDX Tutorial 11: Tiled Maps Part 1: Simple Orthogonal Maps

Previous Part Table Of Contents Next Part   If you’ve never used Tiled read this first!   In this tutorial part we are going to look at loading orthogonal maps in LibGDX.  Orthogonal basically means “at a right angle to” which is a fancy way of saying the camera is looking straight at the scene.  […]

LibGDX Tutorial 3: Basic graphics

Previous Part Table Of Contents Next Part   This is the part people always find the most fun, the actual act of putting graphics up on screen.  Let’s start with about the simplest project that we can.   We are going to display this sprite (created in this tutorial):   On screen.  One important thing […]

LibGDX Tutorial Part 12: Using GLSL Shaders (and creating a Mesh)

Previous Part Table Of Contents Next Part   In this part of the LibGDX tutorial series we are going to take a look at using GLSL shaders.  GLSL standards for OpenGL Shader Language and since the move from a fixed to programmable graphics pipeline, Shader programming has become incredibly important.  In fact, every single thing […]

LibGDX Tutorial 6: Motion controls

Previous Part Table Of Contents Next Part   In the previous tutorial we looked at handling touch and gesture events.  These days, most mobile devices have very accurate motion detection capabilities, which LibGDX fully supports.  In this example we will look at how to handle motion as well as detect if a device supports certain […]

LibGDX Tutorial 8: Audio

Previous Part Table Of Contents Next Part   This section is going to be rather small because, well frankly, LibGDX makes audio incredibly easy.  Unlike previous tutorials, this one is going to contain a number of snippets.  LibGDX supports 3 audio formats: ogg, mp3 and wav.  MP3 is a format that is mired in legal […]

Scroll to Top