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  1. unfoldedtorus

    Favorite features of a Puzzle Game

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    Favorite features of a Puzzle Game

    Hello everybody I'm just taking a survey about preferred features in a mobile puzzle game. Just 9 questions to rate (1 to 5) one minute of your time. would you like to take it? https://s.surveytown.com/survey/?c=201101&id=1 At the time of writing I've very few responses, btw I link data in this thread, whenever I'll have more I'd update stats thanks SurveyTown - Puzzle Game Preferred Features_ Results.pdf
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    What editors do you use? (/recommend)

    atom and vscode, the latter has great support for typescript
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    great it works! thanks a lot
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    ok. I'm going to try this. thanks
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    NEAREST is not set. while antialiasing is in main render. so there are no ways to create antialiased textures?
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    I'm going to test both. many thanks
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    Tests done by animatin using a sequence of precomputed textures; Performance is very good, here some screenshots: (100 sprites on left, 500 on right) just on question about rendered textures it seems are not antialised, here a sample: Is there any workaround?
  9. unfoldedtorus

    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    Great. Many Thanks Jonforum. I'll post my results as I did before thanks again
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    Hi jonforum thanks for your help. Actually you gave me a lot of ideas. Do you know which one could be better for performance? if you don't I'm going to test them. and thanks a lot again!
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    So I did some testing, using ticker.update() where necessary or letting it go does not affect performance. While Creating textures starting from rectangles and animating them improves a lot. Baiscally its twice as fast moving 100 tiles, increasing to 300 tiles in case of sprites affects just a little bit the performance while slows down twice using Graphics objects with text. I've created a little repo to show these results https://github.com/MikBin/pixi-tiles here there are screeenshots of Chrome DevTools: 100 tiles comparison (left using GRAPHICS right using SPRITES) 300 tiles left using GRAPHICS right using SPRITES Now my issue is how to animate rounded borders and numbers if I have Sprites? Is there any way to "blend" two textures gradually step by step where at the beginning and ending of animation just one of the two have to be visible? I hope its clear what I mean. I've been looking on pixijs examples and searching a way using mask or filters but I'm getting a little lost. maybe is something easy to reach and one of you already know best practice to do it. thanks for your help
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    Hi Jonforum, yes the ticker is stopped at the beginning, and is updated only when a slide gesture is catched just to complete the slide animation. So you suggest to start the ticker and let it go even if the player is looking at the ranking? or just thinking? When there are few tiles on desktops no problems occurs. the issue is on mobile where using pixi the way I used is slower than making this animation with pure html dom element+css. Btw I'm going to try your advice too as well as test cahcingAsBitmap and texturifying tiles, so animating using filters or mask instead of changing textsize and border radius at each update. I'll let you know my results as soon as I complete the test. thanks
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    I'm going to try all the methods you said. and let you know in this post. thanks a lot
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    pixijs animating few rectangles gets slow on mobiles

    Hi Ivan, thanks for your quick reply. you can play even without login, just dismiss login form and click single player. probably kaspersky doesnt like non https sites. the server is from ovh in france I dont think this is an issue. I can post here part of the code I use for animating: (the whle file is 900 lines I hope the following is enough to understand whan am I doing wrong) /*the following is the code I call in each requestAnimationFrame to animate text and borders of each tile. then I call ticker.update() as shown in the function below similarly I animate position and tint*/ const animateTileBorderAndText = (tileObj, steps, _color, radius, textSize, strokeThickness, _config) => { let pixiTile = tileObj.tile; let graphicsData = pixiTile.graphicsData[0]; let shape = graphicsData.shape; let textStyle = pixiTile.children[0].style; let textInc = (textSize - textStyle.fontSize) / steps; let strokeInc = (strokeThickness - textStyle.strokeThickness) / steps; let prevColor = graphicsData.fillColor; let color = _color !== null ? _color : prevColor; let alpha = pixiTile.alpha; let h = shape.height; let w = shape.width; let rad = shape.radius; let radiusInc = (radius - rad) / steps; let r = (prevColor & 0xFF0000) >> 16; let g = (prevColor & 0x00FF00) >> 8; let b = prevColor & 0x0000FF; let rc = (color & 0xFF0000) >> 16; let rg = (color & 0x00FF00) >> 8; let rb = color & 0x0000FF; let redStep = (rc - r) / steps; let greenStep = (rg - g) / steps; let blueStep = (rb - b) / steps; let paintColor = prevColor; let goPaint = color !== prevColor; let animate = (s) => { if (s === steps) { textStyle.fontSize = textSize; textStyle.strokeThickness = strokeThickness; //pixiTile.tint = color; return true; } if (goPaint) { r += redStep; g += greenStep; b += blueStep; paintColor = (r << 16) + (g << 8) + b; } textStyle.fontSize += textInc; textStyle.strokeThickness += strokeInc; pixiTile.clear() pixiTile.beginFill(paintColor, alpha) pixiTile.drawRoundedRect(0, 0, h, w, rad + radiusInc * (s + 1)) pixiTile.endFill(); }; return animate; }; /*i've tested this code calling console.time() and I'm sure this is not the source of slowness, maybe the way it changes pixi object could be the cause of slowness in ticker.update()*/ /*here the code that calls the above one for each tile and then calls ticker.update inside requestAnimationFrame*/ const slideRow = (direction, conf, tilesMap, pointerDown, pointerUp, SEM) => { let moveOf = conf.tileFullSize; let moveOfAbs = 1; let rowIdx = getRowToSlide(pointerDown.y, pointerUp.y, conf.tileFullSize); if (direction === SLIDE_LEFT) { moveOf = -moveOf; moveOfAbs = -1; conf.torusModel.slideRowLeft(rowIdx); //slide the underling model } else { conf.torusModel.slideRowRight(rowIdx); //slide the underling model } conf.torusModel.valuate(); /**set number value of hidden tiles */ beforeSlideSetRow(rowIdx, direction, tilesMap, conf); let slideFns = []; let postSlideFns = []; let rowToSlide = tilesMap[rowIdx]; for (let i = -1; i <= conf.cols; ++i) { rowToSlide[i].col += moveOfAbs; /**push function to change position of tiles in given steps */ slideFns.push(slideSingleTile(rowToSlide[i], moveOf, 'x', conf, SEM, tilesMap)); } let steps = conf.animationSteps; let s = 1; let startTime = performance.now(); const postSlideAnimations = (time) => { if (s < steps) { for (let i = 0; i < postSlideFns.length; ++i) { postSlideFns[i](s); } s++; /**update pixi ticker when all position are updated */ conf.ticker.update(); } else { //update internal configuration data conf.updateSlideTimeDelta(time - startTime); PUBSUB.publish(conf.SLIDE_CODE, conf.torusModel.getData()); conf.updateSlideSteps(); conf.SEMAPHORES.slide = true; return 0; } return requestAnimationFrame(postSlideAnimations); }; const animateSlideRow = (time) => { if (s < steps) { for (let j = 0; j < slideFns.length; ++j) { slideFns[j](s); } s++; conf.ticker.update(); } else { conf.updateSlideTimeDelta(time - startTime); /**generate function to animate background borders and text */ slideFns.forEach(f => postSlideFns.push(...f(s))); console.log(postSlideFns); conf.ticker.update(); /*run borders-text-background animations*/ steps = conf.animationSteps; s = 0; startTime = performance.now(); return postSlideAnimations(startTime); } return requestAnimationFrame(animateSlideRow); }; animateSlideRow(startTime); }; if it comes out to be time consuming for you but you think there's a way to make it run faster I can pay for your consultancy thanks a lot Michele
  15. Hi everybody, I'm struggling with performance issues using pixijs. I just have to slide few rectangles using a mask and animating borders and tinting after sliding animation. It should be simple and easy to reach high FPS even on mobile, in fact it easily slows down this is the profiler result during an animation: It seems the call ticker.update() is eating up a lot. I've changed my code, stopped ticker and called only when needed but the results is that on mobile devices it slows down even under 15fps I'm managing fps my self trying to complete the slide in 200ms and animations in the following 200ms. so I start calling requestAnimationFrame 12 times and reducing if it takes longer than 200ms. during each step I change position of all tiles on one column/row and call ticker.update() (I believe is something really basics that should not slow down at all) I use a mask to hide some tiles in some places of the board, could be the mask an issue? Someone can give me some hint? the following video shows how the animation works (I'm not going to advertise here, I've already posted my game in the right section) the game is already playable online: http://unfoldedtorus.com (in case a live sample would be better) thanks in advance Michele