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A Real Orientation Fix


jjwallace
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I am trying to prevent my game from starting unless in landscape.

I looked at a couple methods but none of them seemed to work.

The problem is my game renders all objects and sizes them when it starts.

I want to wait for the correct orientation but that takes a second from the variable being set and the actual dimensions changing.

Is there a better way to do this?

update: function () {
        if (this.cache.isSoundDecoded('sfxPredator') && this.ready == false){
            this.ready = true;
            console.log('Preload Complete');
        }
        
        if(IApp.platform == 'tablet-l' || IApp.platform == 'phone-l' || IApp.platform == 'desktop'){
            BGame.onLandscape = true;
        }
        
        if(BGame.onLandscape == true && this.ready == true && BGame.onCanStart == true){
            console.log('Timer Start');
            BGame.onCanStart = false;
            this.time.events.add(Phaser.Timer.SECOND * 0.3, this.startRenderGame, this);
        }
        console.log('Game Started');
        this.state.start('Game');
    },

 

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Add an event listener on to the resize event and only run your initialisation code when the orientation matches whatever you want.

You'd probably want to show something during that time, and you'd also have to handle dimension changes during the lifetime of your app as well.

Oh, and you can't stop an orientation change from the web either.

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