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  1. Hello! I just recently signed up for this forum and I was hoping someone may be able to help me out with an issue Ive been having. I just recently started using Slick2d and LWJGL, and I've been following the tutorials at thenewboston.com which are amazing. I finished the tutorials and the "game" looks just like it does in the video, however I decided to play around and try adding an enemy (well really just a different color model of the main character) however when I draw it to the screen it just follows the main character when he moves, staying in exactly the same place and just having its co-ords change with the main character. here is the code for the game: [CODE] package javagame; import org.newdawn.slick.*; import org.newdawn.slick.state.*; public class Play extends BasicGameState{ Animation bucky, movingUp, movingDown, movingLeft, movingRight, enemy, enemymoveup, enemymovedown, enemymoveleft, enemymoveright; Image worldMap; boolean quit = false; int[] duration = {200,200}; float buckyPositionX = 0; float buckyPositionY = 0; float shiftX = buckyPositionX+320; float shiftY = buckyPositionY+160; float enemyposX = 0; float enemyposY = 0; float enemystartX=enemyposX+100; float enemystartY=enemyposY+100; public Play(int state){ } public void init(GameContainer gc, StateBasedGame sbg) throws SlickException{ worldMap = new Image("res/world.png"); //bucky animations Image[] walkUp = {new Image("res/buckysBack.png"), new Image("res/buckysBack.png")}; Image[] walkDown = {new Image("res/buckysFront.png"), new Image("res/buckysFront.png")}; Image[] walkLeft = {new Image("res/buckysLeft.png"), new Image("res/buckysLeft.png")}; Image[] walkRight = {new Image("res/buckysRight.png"), new Image("res/buckysRight.png")}; //creating the animations movingUp = new Animation(walkUp, duration, false); movingDown = new Animation(walkDown, duration, false); movingLeft = new Animation(walkLeft, duration, false); movingRight = new Animation(walkRight, duration, false); //default position for bucky: forward bucky = movingDown; //enemy animations Image[] enemyup = {new Image("res/enemyback.png"), new Image("res/enemyback.png")}; Image[] enemydown = {new Image("res/enemyfront.png"), new Image("res/enemyfront.png")}; Image[] enemyleft = {new Image("res/enemyleft.png"), new Image("res/enemyleft.png")}; Image[] enemyright = {new Image("res/enemyright.png"), new Image("res/enemyright.png")}; //creating enemy animations. enemymoveup = new Animation(enemyup,duration,false); enemymovedown = new Animation(enemydown,duration,false); enemymoveleft = new Animation(enemyleft,duration,false); enemymoveright = new Animation(enemyright,duration,false); //default enemy position: forward enemy = enemymovedown; } public void render(GameContainer gc, StateBasedGame sbg, Graphics g) throws SlickException{ //drawing world map. worldMap.draw(buckyPositionX,buckyPositionY); //drawing bucky bucky.draw(shiftX, shiftY); //showing co-ords so we can see where the hell we are g.setColor(Color.black); g.drawString("Bucky's X: "+buckyPositionX+"\nBucky's Y: "+buckyPositionY, 400, 20); g.drawString("enemy's X: "+enemyposX+"\nenemy's Y: "+enemyposY, 400, 60); g.setColor(Color.white); //the exit menu if(quit == true){ g.setColor(Color.black); g.fillRect(230, 80, 200, 160); g.setColor(Color.white); g.drawString("Resume (R)", 250, 100); g.drawString("Main Menu (M)",250,150); g.drawString("Quit Game (Q)", 250, 200); if(quit==false){ g.clear(); } } //drawing first enemy enemy.draw(enemystartX,enemystartY); } public void update(GameContainer gc, StateBasedGame sbg, int delta) throws SlickException{ Input input = gc.getInput(); //stores all keyboard and mouse input for the game container //up if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_W)){ bucky=movingUp; buckyPositionY += delta *.1f; enemyposY -= delta *.1f; if(buckyPositionY > 162){ buckyPositionY -=delta *.1f; } } //down if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_S)){ bucky=movingDown; buckyPositionY -= delta *.1f; enemyposY += delta *.1f; if(buckyPositionY < -600){ buckyPositionY +=delta *.1f; } } //left if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_A)){ bucky=movingLeft; buckyPositionX += delta *.1f; enemyposX -= delta *.1f; if(buckyPositionX > 324){ buckyPositionX -= delta *.1f; } } //right if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_D)){ bucky=movingRight; buckyPositionX -= delta *.1f; enemyposX += delta *.1f; if(buckyPositionX < -840){ buckyPositionX += delta *.1f; } } //escape if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_ESCAPE)){ quit=true; } if(quit == true){ if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_R)){ quit=false; } if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_M)){ sbg.enterState(0); } if(input.isKeyDown(Input.KEY_Q)){ System.exit(0); } } } public int getID(){ return 1; } } [/CODE] whenever I run this the enemy which is a red shirted little devil stays in his location (which is a bit to the left and up from the main character spawn) and just moves with the main character as you hold left, right, up, or down. Can anyone provide any information about this and how to prevent it from happening?
  2. Hello, I'm new to game development, currently I'm in my second year of a computer science degree at a local university. I was following a tutorial for Slick2d from thenewboston.com and I had a few questions I was hoping to get answered. I went to java-gaming.org (as it was the first thing to pop up on google when searching for help with slick) and tried to sign up. However the email verification makes you take this strange trivia quiz, but it's way over my head. I was assuming I could just include the code they gave me in my email (it said something along the lines of if you have trouble during verification please use this code then gave a long code of random numbers and letters) but no matter what I did with the code nothing seemed to work. Does anyone have any input on this situation or know how the heck I'm supposed to sign up for this website? Side note: I'm sorry if this is not the proper place for this, I wasn't sure where to go for help with an issue such as this. Though now that I see this site I may just abandon hope for the java-gaming.org and start posting here! Thanks for any help you can provide.