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How can I determine where to show a nameplate over a character?

I'm working on a naming system that displays the name of enemies above their heads. The problem is that I have some enemies that are larger or smaller than others. So I'm trying to use a function ...
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How can I create a 2D camera with zoom and parallax scrolling that works on every Windows Phone resolution?

Mario game that uses parallax scrolling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de5f3mvRyIY I want to create a Windows Phone jump-and-run game with parallax scrolling. The parallax scrolling should be like ...
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XNA graphics.PreferredBackBufferWidth's new value doesn't immediately change window size

I set the width and height of the window in my game constructor, and then pass the graphics manager to a class to check the value. In the game's initialize function, it doesn't seem to recognize the ...
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why am I being unable to access public array of a class inside other class? [closed]

I know this question has been asked before but my case is different(or i could not gather any kind of help from those) I am facing "NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of ...
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Unity - OnDestroy - When is it called?

I was wondering about the method called OnDestroy in Unity (4.5.2f1) on Windows 8.1 Update 1. I know garbage collection in C# in non-deterministic, so I was wondering if game objects had OnDestroy ...
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Find world matrix

I'm making my first 3D-game with XNA (MonoGame) and have come to a point where I wish to add a crosshair for the player. To do this I need the on-screen coordinates of the location where my fighter ...
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Sever Structure for a Turn Based Game (Chess) [closed]

I am working on a Turn-based Game (Chess) I have done the client part and single player mode so AI is no problem here. But the only problem is now I want to make my project multiplayer. I have done ...
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Can't consistently add to TimeSpan for Unity Game

I'm making a game that has a timer showing how long the player has survived from being crushed by pessimism. (Long story) I'm trying to use TimeSpan in Unity to accomplish this but it seems that I'm ...
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Object reference not set to instance of an object Unity3D c#

public class player { public projectile pro; pro = GetComponent<projectile>(); void Update() { GameObject go = GameObject.Find("enemy"); Transform ...
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Is there any Lua API that works with C# for PC & XBox 360 Development?

I am reading a book on Game Development in which they show you how to make scripts for your game in Lua. They program Lua and use it from C++, but I was wondering if there is a library or API to use ...
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Getting Target position at the time of shooting

I have a bullet that has to hit a constantly moving enemy. So, in BulletScript, I have declared a Transform public Transform enemy; //and assigned enemy object to it that is ...
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C# - Collision Detection problem with platforms on Monogame(XNA)

So I am having issues with my platformer that I am developing. I can detect collisions fine when there are a line of parralel blocks or even single blocks. The issue I have is when blocks form an L ...
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Loading and storing content efficiently

So for example I have a class called TypingKeyboard. It allows you to display a string while it's being typed by the computer with sounds. I need one in the menu, for the title. And one for the ...
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XNA - Autodeploy .exe of game upon succesfull commit to GIT

I know of ClickOnce which creates an .exe file so a user can play my XNA game. However, I have to manually go through a wizard in order to create this file. I would like for the new .exe to be ...
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How are grids made?

I've been looking at tutorials and researching forums and such but I still can't understand how the grids are made. I get confused at parts like this. for (int x = 0; x < Size.x; x++) { for ...
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What is the optimal way to handle matrix internal data storage for interop with native graphics apis?

I'm writing a managed (c#) game engine and have stumbled on a bit of a crossroads in design/implementation regarding matrix types. Matrix types need to be optimized for marshaling to native graphics ...
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Automatic Movement

I am making my very first GAME in Unity 2d. At the moment my game consists of 2 walls a floor, a ceiling, and a square which represents the character. After watching some tutorials I have created a C# ...
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Problem with moving player through a secript by a set distance

I am currently trying to add a sort of "dash"-ability to my sidescroller. What I try to do, is to let the player press a key where a simple key-press causes the player to move quickly into one ...
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Monogame: Why is my sprite looking the same on every resolution?

I want that my sprite(Mario) don't look the same on every Windows Phone resolution. If I use this code, the sprite is on every resolution on the right position but it also has the same size on every ...
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Automatic Left/Right movement

First 2d game in Unity. Started Character controller in C#. Tried to get the character to move constantly right then once it hits the wall move left without needing any input from the player. Looked ...
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How to handle mouse input in XNA?

I am developing a card game in XNA. Is there any OnClick event in XNA for objects? I am trying to make cards move when the player clicks on them. In this project, there is a Sprite class that draws ...
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Timing of coroutines in Unity is never precise

I was looking an official example for coroutines in Unity here. However, when I call WaitAndPrint the time taken is never exactly 5 seconds. IEnumerator WaitAndPrint() { float timeStart = ...
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Simple square hit the wall and turn around without stopping

I am coding and making my very first plat former game in Unity 4.5 2D. Basically I want my character to ping pong between two walls. I have set up a GroundCheck and CeilingCheck. I was thinking to ...
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Listen for asset modification in editor

I would like to listen for an event that some asset (prefab, precisely) has been modified. To my surprise, there's no such event in AssetModificationProcessor. Is there any way to do this in Unity?
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Binary Serialization of C# for GameObject in Unity?

I'm trying to serialize a GameObject (with children and textures) using the binary serialization for C#. It works with many data types but not with GameObject. In the docs it says should be ...
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How can I determine whether a unit is in range or not?

I'm programming a small game that's going to be somewhat like a tower defence. I was playing around with how I determin whether a unit is in range or not. public void Update(GameTime theGameTime) ...
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Drag an object in unity3d

I want to drag an object to a perticular place.In case I release that dragged object before I reach that particular area ,the object should come to its initial place where i start to drag. How it ...
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Fast, simple procedural 2d island generation

I need to generate tile data for an island based rpg, my goal is have something that looks like this (mountains not required): For the past few days I have been trying to figure out a satisfactory ...
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Detect which key was pressed last each frame

Why hello there, im developing a 2D game using XNA. My character movment is currently based on the keyboard state. Example (in the right order): if (state.IsKeyDown(Keys.W)) { //Do ...
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Matchmaking system in Unity

I was wondering, how would one go about making a matchmaking system in Unity? I've tried some ideas with the Master Server, but it wasn't doing its job right, since thats a lobby based solution. I ...
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Is C# different in Unity?

Does Unity use a different version of C#, or is it all the same? It looks different from regular C# but there are some regular C# elements in there.
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Should I use XNA or Unity to build a video game? [closed]

My friend and I are planning to make a video game (like Slender) where the character is stuck in a building, when lightning strikes, and the lights go out and your objective is to find the back-up ...
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Bounds Queries for Simplex Noise Function

How do I construct a Bounds Query for 3D Simplex Noise? [This is more or less a follow-up to my last question] Simply put, for an arbitrary octree node (cube) in my volume (a section of Unity3d ...
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How do I create a knockback-movement?

I am a web developer new to game development, and with limited math knowledge. I am writing a character movement controller in Unity. The game has an isometric Diablo-like camera. The character moves ...
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MonoGame hosted in a control/form

I would very much like to host my monogame window inside a Form so that I can take advantage of the nice gui elements in the C# framework when creating a simple level editor. I have looked online, but ...
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Can I extract Flash SWF sprite frames to bitmaps?

I want to create the 2D graphics of my game in Flash Studio, but then get all the frames from my SWF movies into C# for further work in Unity3D. I find it easier to create nice smooth animations in ...
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Blender animation to XNA distortion bug

I followed the instructions on the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SissgQ0IXvk I'm using XNA 4.0 and Blender 2.69 I export the model with animation to a .FBX file. The animation is ...
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Why is BayazitDecomposer inaccessible when upgrading from Farseer 3.3.1 to Farseer 3.5?

I used the following code in Farseer 3.3.1 and it worked correctly, but in Farseer 3.5, I always get an error message in the following line: list = BayazitDecomposer.ConvexPartition(textureVertices); ...
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Best way to blend colors in tile lighting? (XNA)

I have made a color, decent, recursive, fast tile lighting system in my game. It does everything I need except one thing: different colors are not blended at all: Here is my color blend code: ...
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Visual Studio 2012 and Game Development [closed]

Alright, I think it's a simple question, but I got difficulties to find some answers around. I already read that XNA wouldn't be in Visual Studio 2012. I recently learned to use XNA, but since I ...
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Make a square flickering at a preset frequency

I'm working on a medi-sci project where I want the patient to use brainwaves to exercise control the environment. The environmnet is a 2D game where the game character is to be controlled by 2 ...
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How should I detect collisions with objects on a “timeline”?

I'd like to replicate this game's mechanic of the player smashing walls with a precise timing to a background rhythm. How should I check when each wall should be broken? Does the player animation use ...
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Is there a build-in function to count the amount of sprites drawn by SpriteBatch per frame?

I'm hoping to find out how many sprites are on the screen at any given time. In other words, is it possible to find out how many times spriteBatch.Draw(); is called between spriteBatch.Begin(); and ...
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Ball Physics : Bounce height altered by elasticity of ball and bounce surface

I have created a bouncing ball simulator using XNA and I am happy with my use of gravity, acceleration, change of direction and friction/spin. However, I am now at a stage where I would like to ...
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Unity refuses to open 2 popup windows

So am am making a unity program, where if you click 2 different objects, 2 different windows are supposed to pop up. To make them, I use private private bool showPopUp = false; private Rect ...
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Monogame render between constraints

I have, in MonoGame, a project for which I require the game to not use the full screen depending on the resolution. The game elements etc all behave as they should (So they bounce off for example ...
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Deslect targeted enemy question. How to change back to original color [closed]

Hello. Apologies in advance but I'm VERY new to unity , C#,coding and Stackexchange in general. I'm working really hard to understand it all! ANY advice would be appreciated. And sorry again if the ...
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How can I play an RTSP video stream in Unity3D?

I want to play an RTSP video stream on a Texture2D. The stream is coming from an IP camera and is encoded with H.264, MJPEG or MPEG4. I know about VLC's libraries, ffmpeg, direct show, media ...
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XNA - 3D AABB collision detection and response

I've been fiddling around with 3D AABB collision in my voxel engine for the last couple of days, and every method I've come up with thus far has been almost correct, but each one never quite worked ...
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SlimDX and Parsing .X Files

I'm trying to parse a .x file using SlimDX. I can create the XFile object and register templates but I'm having problems with the enumeration object. The enumeration object has a child count of 0 for ...