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How to create 2D shadows and lightning?

How do I create shadows and lights in a 2D top down perspective game? I want to achieve an effect similar to this game (also made in unity) where some objects like a torch, different sprites and the ...
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Restricting body movement withing a specific length while dragging a gameobject in unity

private void OnMouseDrag() { Vector3 screen_sp=new Vector3(Input.mousePosition.x,Input.mousePosition.y,screen_space.z); Vector3 cur_pos=Camera.main.ScreenToWorldPoint(screen_sp)+offset; ...
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Determine facing direction mecanim 2d movement

I'm using this script to move my character in my 2d world: public float speed; //Movementspeed public Rigidbody2D rbody; Animator anim; void Start () { rbody = ...
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How to display a list of 2D arrays in the inspector

Simply put, how do I make public List<bool[,]> appear in the inspector? Every 'bool[,]' is a solution to a puzzle in my game and I want to be able to view and edit them in the inspector.
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Basic C# Script in Unity3D for firing a bullet (not working)

working on a 2D top-down view game. Im trying to get my player to fire a bullet when spacebar is pressed. I added a component to my player (a bullet sprite) and placed it under his gun (so you can't ...
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2D water with dynamic waves

New Super Mario Bros has really cool 2D water that I'd like to learn how to create. Here's a video showing it. When something hits the water, it creates a wave. There are also constant "background" ...
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Unity5 How to create a floor

This may be a may be a very basic question but I have a 32x32 tile of grass for a 2D platformer I'm making. Is there an easy way to duplicate the tiles and lay them out? or will I have to copy and ...
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Delete EdgeCollider issue

In this program, When i draw a hill, a car can road on it's surface, and when I draw another one, the previous hill should remove. but unfortunately the previous edge collider looks still there. ...
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How to avoid lots of ugly math code and constants-hoarding?

In a lot of the games I've (tried) making in the past, I often run into the problem of the code getting really heavy on ugly mathematical code. This happens especially frequently in setting up ...
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Is it possible to load asset bundle dependencies manually in Unity 5.0?

Is it possible to tell Unity to not load asset bundle dependencies automatically so they can be loaded manually. If so, how can this be done?
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How to access multiple 2DTexture which is assigned in Unity3D inspector panel created by an array in C#?

I am making a puzzle game, i made 5X5 cube, lets take example of orange. very left column is orange, upper with orange dot is static and lower with orange dot is also static. inbetween there are 3 ...
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Changing long float to number + short scale

I am looking to use a piece of code to take an extremely long number and convert it to decimal equivalent + short scale. (i.e. 120100000000 would be 120.1 Billion) I am doing this with two separate ...
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Unity tiles with wierd border flickering when moving horizontal 2D

I recently made some Tiles using a program called Pyxel Edit to create some placeholder graphics. The problem I'm having is that when I move the camera horizontal the edge of the tiles starts to ...
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Shooting at mouse in unity

I'm using unity and trying to get my bullet to shoot at a target. I am clicking the mouse and I'm wanting to fire my bullet in that direction. I have gotten the coordinates of the mouse click and ...
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Can someone translate the comments in this script to proper code? [closed]

Can someone translate the comments in this script to proper code? I want to detect a long press on a touch screen then activate an animation. When the finger is released, play another animation ...
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How can I detect a long press then activate an animation?

How can I detect a long press on a touch screen then activate an animation? And when the finger is released, play another animation smoothly? Let's take for example the main character in Crossy Road: ...
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Create a 2D trail in Unity?

I would like to make a trail for a pixelated snake such as this one : As you can see, the cross simply repeats itself to create the snake. In Unity I have messed around with Trail Renderer, tried ...
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Change in direction should slow down object and accelerate in new heading

I'm trying to implement some sort of faux space physics in my 2D game. I have a top down view of my space ship. You can change direction and set a speed up to a maximum which then accelerates the ship ...
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How to make instantiated objects not on top of each other?

I randomly instantiate game objects, to create a dynamic "sky map". But some planets appear on top of another ones. I'm trying to solve this problem with Collision detection and Colliders, but it ...
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How can I read the color of a specific pixel in XNA?

I want a way to find out if, for example, the pixel at Vector2(2, 5) on the game window is color Color.Red, or some other color or set of coordinates. How can I do this?
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How to find the closest point on a plane

So I have this terrain with a perpendicular plane setup, now I want to move the vertices of the plane to their closest resp. vertices on the terrain. I made a drawing to illustrate my thoughts. ...
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Can't see instantiated UI element

I'm trying to create a level editor for a 2D game and I wanted to instantiate radio buttons, the backgrounds and numbers of which are determined by the tilesheet I load. I'm sure I'm doing something ...
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How do you know when you are ready for game programming? [closed]

I've been programming for a while now and I want to make games or game engines. But I don't really know how much of programming one does need to learn to have the proper knowledge to make games. My ...
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Is there a reason to create custom input for character controller in unity? [closed]

Is there a reason why I shouldn't use the cross platform inputs which comes with Unity( the ones in assets->import package Cross platform input). Some people told me that I shouldn't use them and ...
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(Unity) Drag and detect object below when dropping

I'm studying game development in Unity and I want to create a idle/clicker game like Cow Evolution. I'm using OnMouseDown, OnMouseDrag and OnMouseUp to move the GameObject around the scene. Now I ...
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Monogame Startup Memory Spike

I am currently porting a game from WP7 using XNA to WP8.1 using MonoGame. I have been putting considerable effort into optimizing my game to be under the 185MB memory limit for low-memory phones. I ...
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Change sprite to animation in unity 5 2d (c#)

I want to do the same as this older post with one change: Change the sprite of a Object in Unity I want to use a .anim animation (created with unity) after the space key is pressed instead of ...
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Kinematic equations script fail

I added the kinematic equations to my code and now none of it works. I get the error rigidbody.torque assign attempt for 'Enemy' is not valid. Input torque is { 0.000000, NaN, 0.000000 }. ...
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Event handling on own UI implementation in XNA

I´m creating a game in XNA with my own UI and its controls/components. Currently I have some problems with the event handling. Let me tell me the way I do it right now. Every object is handles as a ...
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Proper way to handle Movement/Animation/AI functions of an AI character in Unity3D

My team is currently building a 2D game in Unity and we've run into some workflow/script organization blockades for many of our game's characters. For example, we're not sure what the standard method ...
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On key press, spawn a collider where my player is facing?

I'm trying to create an attack mechanic to my player hero in my 2D Tower Defense game. When I press the Q button I want my hero to do an animation and spawn a temporary collider shaped as a cone at ...
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Volumetric grass

I've been extremely interested in volumetric technology. Especially in volumetric grass. The online resources are extremely scarce on this topic. What is the difference from creating a lot of ...
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Draw transparency

I want to draw a terrain in a Texture2D at runtime in order to make collisions work with Farseer Physics later on. What I need is to make some parts of my original texture, which is just a colored ...
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Generate static 2D Tilemap from array

How do I generate a 2D tile map from an array like in this tutorial for XNA ? I basicly want to generate a static map based on my tile prefabs.
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Trigger scene loading in one device from another device using Unity WWW class

I have a master device and client device. I want to load a scene in the client device by pressing a button in the master. My method is, when the button is pressed in the master device, a data is ...
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Delegation in unity C#

I have a game where I have balls bouncing and you shoot them. Since I need a way to end the level when the player shoots all the balls I though I would create a game controller script which will ...
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Handling touch input with Event Trigger

I wrote a simple script to control my 'Player' object: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class PlayerMovement : MonoBehaviour { public float jumpVelocity = 10; ...
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Simple heart container script for 2D game (Unity)?

I'm attempting to create a simple mobile game (C#) that involves a simple three-heart life system. After searching for hours online, many of the solutions use OnGUI (which is apparently horrible for ...
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Unity how to change material properties at runtime

I'm working on a unity game where I want to change the color of a material from within a script. The material applies to a line renderer. I currently have the following script: using UnityEngine; ...
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Questions about scaling in a 2d game in unity

Okay, so: I am making an android game. I want everything to scale to the size of the screen I'm using. Further, my static background needs to scale (as well as every other object), but if the aspect ...
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Collision in EdgeCollider Unity

I want to make a collider for a line that I've drawn on the screen using mouse. so the detection should be cover the whole line that has drawn. What I've learned from edge collider is you can have ...
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XNA game structure question

I see to be running into a problem here. I know it's easier to show code samples so here you go. This is my main game class namespace WindowsGame4 { public enum MoveDirection { Left, Right, Up, ...
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How should we begin to create our 2D Tower Defense? [closed]

Me and my friend are going to make a 2D Tower Defence game as our last assignment in highschool that has to be finished april/june next year. We both know a handy bit of Java and C# but our game is ...
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Lightning bolt effect with particles is not continuous

I am Drawing a lightning effect animation using this image: Below the result: As you can see the outcome is not a continuous purple color as I wanted it to be, but it has black spaces in ...
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How to check distance between two different vectors?

So I have a very basic racing game, where I would like the car to stop once it hits the finish line. Respectively when the distance between the car and the finish line hits or goes under 0 the car ...
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How can I mask this CanvasRenderer?

I'm creating a text box that allows for selectable text, based off of Unity's InputField. An issue I am now facing is that the selection highlight does not respond to masks (The parent has a mask, but ...
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Unity 5 How Do I Set Text of Text Component of Input Field

How do I set the text of the new Input Field's Built In Text UI Object in Unity 5+? myInputFieldText.text = "Text Value I Want"; The code above does not work to set the text inside of a ...
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Unity 5 disabling a script

I'm using Unity 5 and want to disable a script called Unit based on whether the instance is a client or a server. I have tried using: GetComponent("Unit").enabled = false; However I get hit with ...
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Modifier System C#

I am trying to figure out a system that can easily modify objects on the fly. For example, lets say I have an Entity2D that inherits from Entity. Entity2D has a Position property. Now I have a ...
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Unity3D [C#]: How do I use a custom inspector to expose an array of polymorphic objects to edit?

[EDIT: based on some feedback, I pruned the example down to the base functionality of the bug we are trying to solve. The description below remains accurate, but the repro has been shortened to: ...