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Support / Re: Drawing a Graphic on a Separate Thread
« on: February 01, 2018, 05:34:44 pm »
It's a pre-splash graphic that's meant to run while the game is loading. Load time is as much as 20 seconds and I don't want a black or even just a static screen for that long.

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Support / Drawing a Graphic on a Separate Thread
« on: February 01, 2018, 03:35:33 am »
Hardware renderer in (lwjgl's frame) fullscreen throws a RuntimeException ("No OpenGL context found in the current thread."). I created a WorldProcessor with two threads as well as tried it the lwjgl way (GLContext.useContext()). Neither worked.

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Support / Re: Problem with animation model
« on: January 27, 2018, 06:29:26 am »
Any chance they're texture transparencies and the problem is a UV problem (perhaps caused by your animation)?

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Support / Re: Interact2D
« on: January 20, 2018, 06:26:31 am »
I went with the mouse-follow demo and ray-cast. It's working but, academically, I'd still like to know how to make use of the method which takes the camera z value.

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Support / Re: Interact2D
« on: January 19, 2018, 06:52:08 pm »
So how do I get the plane's z in cameraspace?

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Support / Re: Interact2D
« on: January 18, 2018, 09:47:20 pm »
I don't need the height in wordspace. Only the x and the z.

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Support / Re: Interact2D
« on: January 17, 2018, 09:29:51 pm »
I have x and y in screen coordinates, so about which z are you talking? And could you show me a snippet?

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Support / Interact2D
« on: January 16, 2018, 08:38:03 pm »
I'm trying to make a little level editor. Right now, all it will do is to allow you to position some enemies by clicking on the 3d map. I'm not very interested in the y coordinate, because they will place themselves relative to the floor's height). But the following code always places the enemiies in the same (marked) spot:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r73iukqn0wdtcjs/LE.jpg?dl=0

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     public void mouseClicked(MouseEvent e) {
Point p = e.getPoint();
SimpleVector p3d = Interact2D.reproject2D3DWS(camera, buffer, p.x, p.y);
System.out.println("p3d: "+p3d);
p3d.y = -2000f;
objects[numberOfObjects++] = Primitives.getCube(100f);
objects[numberOfObjects-1].build();
objects[numberOfObjects-1].translate(p3d);
theWorld.addObject(objects[numberOfObjects-1]);
     }

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Support / Re: Does TextureManager Operate on a Parallel Thread?
« on: January 13, 2018, 06:41:15 am »
It did because the loader and the texture weren't in the same directory. I fixed it by getting the absolute path. Would it be possible to add a line identifying the fact that the problem is coming from trying to load the texture, rather than when loading the model?

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Support / Re: Does TextureManager Operate on a Parallel Thread?
« on: January 12, 2018, 06:17:19 pm »
It's not the model loader that's failing, it's the TextureManager. Any chance you could improve the error message here, to indicate that it's the TextureManager that's failing to add the texture?

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Support / Re: Does TextureManager Operate on a Parallel Thread?
« on: January 12, 2018, 05:57:40 pm »
I have loadModels() method whose first line is loadTextures(). But the loader fails at finding the texture even before loadTextures prints its name. What gives?

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Support / Does TextureManager Operate on a Parallel Thread?
« on: January 12, 2018, 05:45:37 pm »
If so, how do I wait for it? My app is failing to find a texture after it's been added to the TextureManager.

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Support / Re: rotateMesh Bug
« on: January 12, 2018, 03:45:29 am »
What about some logic to hide the fact that the matrix has not been cleared? Is that too convoluted? Even just a better message when throwing the exception would help. But in this particular example, you select your ship from inside a hangar. The whole thing is already short of 400k triangles, so I need all the optimization I can get inside the hangar. The game itself, naturally, has a different orientation to the hangar (since the ships have to be positioned aesthetically relative to the player). Thus my little hack.

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Support / Re: rotateMesh Bug
« on: January 11, 2018, 04:30:28 pm »
Still... I made a hack, just compiling (then decompiling before rotation) for that one specific ship. Wouldn't it be better to just make rotateMesh() work in some form or another, though?

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Support / Re: rotateMesh Bug
« on: January 10, 2018, 06:12:16 pm »
But then it's going to cost me performance, right?

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