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Collisions and Lists [closed]

I've run into an issue that breaks my collisions. Here's my method: Gather Input Project Rectangle Check for intersection and ispassable Update The update method is built on object_position * ...
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How to generate arrays of item types knowing just the ratio of distribution

I'm stuck to find a good solution about spawning enemies. Think of it as a tower defense game. What I'm trying to do is: Create keypoints for enemy types and spawnrates, as Wave0 = Enemy0 * 1.0 ...
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Looping Background in Unity

I am currently learning C# with Unity 2D but I have come across an issue after following a tutorial. I am trying to get my camera to follow my player within the game but also to get my background ...
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How to add nice effects to my menu in Unity

I have a simple menu but I would like to spice it up with some of what I thought would be simple effects. I have 4 buttons that are just rectangle with some GUIText centered on the button and when the ...
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Draw a never-ending line in XNA

I am drawing a line in XNA which I want to never end. I also have a tool that moves forward in X-direction and a camera which is centered at this tool. However, when I reach the end of the viewport ...
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How to implement simple shadows on XNA?

UPDATE: See photos below the description I try desperately to implement shadows on my XNA games. My game is a style of games like Voxel (minecraft). The problem is that I do not find support / ...
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How to make healthbar decrease in unity [duplicate]

I want to build a health bar which show's the energy of the player.I have two buttons "PLAY" and "IDLE" to show the animation.when I click on the "PLAY" button the character start running along with ...
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Play animation when click on each player with in maincamera unity3d

I have 3 gameobjects (player1, player2, player3). I attached a script "playerscript" to these game objects. In the main camera, I have added another script called "testscript". Clicking on a player ...
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Why does my object instantiation work, but return null? [closed]

For some reason, the LogError runs: Player clone = Instantiate(player, this.transform.position, Quaternion.identity) as Player; if(!clone) { Debug.LogError("WTF"); } else { Debug.Log("WE ...
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How do I translate a spherical coordinate to a Cartesian one?

Could someone point me in the right direction as to how this might be achieved? 3D math / geometry often throws me. I'm looking for something like this (ideally in C#): public Vector3 ...
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How can I build a game in Unity with minimum/no use of the visual editor?

I'd like to write a game completely in C#. In my search for an engine, I found Unity3D, but all the tutorials and documentation are speaking about a visual editor and the Unity IDE in which you click ...
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How do I take Direct3D9 full screen using SlimDX?

I'm writing a Direct3D9 application wrapped by SlimDX. I'm trying to take my application full screen but I am having problems. I can reset the device so that it covers the entire screen, however, it ...
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How can I keep chase camera behind player when player rotates?

I have implemented a follow camera in Unity 3D. However, if the player object rotates, the camera does not rotate with it. To fix this I used RotateAround as follows: playerRotation = ...
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graphics.IsFullScreen resetting to false after game constructor and graphics.ApplyChanges()

This is a MonoGame 3.2 Windows (DirectX) Project. I've tried setting graphics.IsFullScreen to true in the game's constructor and in the game's initialize function, both times running ...
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Why does the text of my label objects overlap?

I am having a problem with labels in my GUI: I have looked for solutions online but not found something solid enough to fix this problem. Has anyone ever come across this? Here is my GUI function. ...
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Simultaneously translating and rotating sprite in Unity

I have a 2D object (a PNG file I dragged onto the screen) which is a circle I would like to move left and right when the correct side of the screen is touched and have it rotate in the respective ...
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Identify mouse click unity3d [closed]

I have a 3 fbx models. When i click on the first object it should displays its name of the gameobject in a label and clear the label when click on another object. How to display the name of the ...
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How to stop a object with progress bar so it can start instantly in unity [closed]

I have created a gameobject(cube) and written code to move,mean while the processbar get loading.when the processbar is loaded fully then the object should stop moving.Can anybody please help me ...
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Cancel a SpriteBatch I've started drawing

Background: I'm working on a control library for XNA to use in a couple game clients I've written. The way I've implemented Dialogs is to have them derive from the base XNAControl class. XNAControl ...
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How to have an event occur after x seconds?

I want a method to run after every 10 or 15 seconds. My timer is set to: timer = (double) gameTime.ElapsedGameTime.TotalSeconds; What would be the logic to check for every 10 or 15 seconds?
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Does `yield return false;` have special meaning in Unity3d C# scripts?

In Unity, we have some special things for coroutines that are additional to normal C#. for example, we can use yield return WaitForSeconds(5.f); to have a coroutine wait 5 seconds before ...
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Detect mouse collision over an object

Suppose there are 4 areas namely A1,A2,A3,A4 and each object is given a number(1,2,3,4). When I drag and drop the object(1) on A1, it should print a message "where the object is being dropped". (no ...
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How do I generalise Bresenham's line algorithm to floating-point endpoints?

I'm trying to combine two things. I'm writing a game and I need to determine the grid squares lying on a line with the floating-point endpoints. Moreover I need it to include all the grid squares ...
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XNA Veiwing cubes behind others

I am learning 3D at the moment. It is going well but I am stuck on the viewing of the camera. I have two cubes, one next to each other made up of vertices, all the faces/triangles in the cubes are ...
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How do I measure a string that will be drawn with SpriteBatch?

Is there a way to measure width and height of an ever-changing string (a player's score, specifically)?
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How to inplement a save-system for a complex nested list of character classs?

This is the situation I'm in: I'm developing a game with C# using unity. In the game I have characters which is either locked or unlocked, and they're pretty much the same. For every character, they ...
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Collision detection doesn't register until player sprite jumps

I have implemented a shooting mechanic into my game, and the act of shooting works fine. The shooting work is done in my "game1" class. The issue that arises is when I incorporate collision detection ...
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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 to create a board with evenly spaced pieces in unity? [duplicate]

Creating a board should be easy but I am having a difficult time doing it in unity because of its world coordinates. I need to create a board that will have squares evenly spread out across the ...
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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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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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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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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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Add terrain collision and fix axis of camera

I made 3rd person camera script which works ok but needs few tweaks which I don't know how to fix. I'm using controller/ joystick. -Firstly, camera has this issue: when I look at the back of the ...
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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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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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Switching a project written in Lua to a compiled language [closed]

I am experimenting with game development in Lua using the Love2D framework, and while it works fine, I am getting tired of using a dynamic scripting language. I would like to have better performance, ...
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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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How to create normal map from bump map in runtime?

I am using this port of libnoise to generate noise. There are several methods (Noise2D.cs, 462 and 494 line) to output images. Second one, that should give me normal map does not work completely, it ...
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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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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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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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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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GUI Label shows on screen when object is out of view?

I have GUI Labels over NPCs in my game, and the labels display their name above their head. But when I walk away and go somewhere else, their names stay on screen like it's mirrored or something? ...
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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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Projectile motion based off angle

I was using this code to hit an object that is moving horizontally(from right to left) and player on the left is throwing bullets to hit the object.But, what I am finding difficult is projectile ...
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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 ...