Game worlds are viewed from a camera, which is the viewpoint from which the game world is observed from.

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OpenGL Arc-Ball Camera Yaw Pitch GLM::Rotate

I'm currently working on a small Voxel-Editor Project. In the editor, I plan on using an Arc-Ball camera which rotate around the model. My camera is currently working but in an odd way. I can't seem ...
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libGDX - “Hosting” a Viewport inside of a Scene2d Window

I am making a game using libGDX. I am trying to build some tools to use while developing my game, things like a scene editor or a scripting console. The tools are Scene2d widgets which I have in a ...
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Camera bounds on different resolutions

I tried to search different solutions but also due to the lack of knowledge in camera handling I found none fitting my needs. The situation is the following. I have a 2d game structured in ...
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Zoom Camera from C# in Unity

I am creating endless running game. I want to zoom camera when player dies to the player. I have tried using camera.FieldOfView, but it does not work. Is there another way to zoom In camera to the ...
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Implement camera in SDL

I'm trying to realize a simple camera in SDL which has its size and can be moved around. I have a vector of visible elements which will be drawn if the camera "sees" them. Now, I checked this answer ...
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Recap on how a camera works in 3d Space?

This may be marked as a duplicate, but I have been trouble thinking about a camera. I understand that there is a "camera transform," or view matrix. However, this is multiplied with every vertex in ...
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2D camera perspective projection from 3D coordinates — HOW?

I am developing a camera for a 2D game with a top-down view that has depth. It's almost a 3D camera. Basically, every object has a Z even though it is in 2D, and similarly to parallax layers their ...
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How to make my “first person controller” continue to turn left or right when key is pressed in Unity 5?

I recently posted this How To Make My First Person Controller turn left and right in unity 5 but now I'm having a slight problem when I press the key that turns my camera it only does it for a little ...
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Technical names for camera styles in 2D games

In 2D gaming, the camera movement method has a lot do with the play style of the game. I'm not super familiar with the technical terms for camera styles, so I'm going to describe them in hopes ...
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Adjust the Camera Viewport Rect in Unreal Engine

Am new to Unreal Engine. I want to adjust the Camera Viewport Rect so that the camera will render to half of the screen. This is achieved in Unity by changing the Camera Viewport Rect property. How ...
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Implementing multiple cameras for multiple objects

Now, I have a Camera, and whenever I need to render elements I call the render function on the element and pass a camera to it like this: elem.render(camera); // Renders only elem, using camera ...
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How to disable camera moves (mouse drag) in an Unreal Engine editor plugin?

I tried to override FEdMode: virtual bool DisallowMouseDeltaTracking() const override { UE_LOG(LogTemp, Warning, TEXT("do not allow mouse delta tracking!")); return true; // I also tried to ...
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Unity camera tilt

I'm programming a camera for an RTS and I'm stuck on tilting the camera up and down. I want the camera to tilt between 20 and 70 degrees using the Z and X keys. This is my code: using UnityEngine; ...
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Changing the Camera at Some Spots Unreal 4 Blueprint

I'm making a 2D game, and during the level the camera will move together with the player. But in the end, during the final boss, I want the camera to stop and don't move during the fight. How I can ...
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Why does Unity in 2d mode employ scaling and the default othographic size the way it does?

I previously used SFML, XNA, Monogame, etc. to create 2d games, where if I display a 100px sprite on the screen, it will take up 100px. If I use 128px tiles to create a background, the first tile will ...
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Make game camera stay inside of tiled map boundaries [LibGDX]

I am creating a little 2D platform game, with the LibGDX framework. So far I have created a simple prototype level in Tiled, and loaded this map into my LibGDX game. I can use mouse and keyboard ...
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How to disable Camera from tilting when following a game object?

I have a game character object which is followed by camera. Camera is child object of Character. Using rigid body makes the character tilt in slopes and camera tilts too. how do i stop camera ...
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What is the easiest way to Implement a 3rd Person Camera in C++/DirectX9

I'm pretty new to C++ and DirectX9 and I want to Implement a Third Person Camera. After some reading about Quaternion-based Cameras I decided to try Implementing it. But it really blow my mind, so I ...
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Camera rotation according to target direction

I am facing issue when camera is following to my target and target rotates to 90 degree or -90 degree than camera is not rotating.i want smooth rotation according to target when target is change the ...
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Projection type/camera angle in Alien Soldier

I am trying to build a 2D game similar to Alien Soldier from oldies (Sega Genesis). The problem I am having is with assets. What kind of projection/camera angle does the Alien Soldier use for it's ...
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Limiting Bounds of Camera

I'm using the following code which I've taken from Unity and edited it a bit, but I seem to misunderstand the right way to actually add bounds to the camera controls and the way to implement the ...
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Stop rendering hidden objects libgdx

I currently am hiding objects that are not in the frustums view. However, some objects are still being rendered that are in the frustums view, but are hidden. My goal is to not render objects that won'...
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How do I snap the Unity camera to a 2D, tile-based map?

I have a 2D, tile-based map. I want to be able to control the number of visible tiles on the screen vertically and horizontally, regardless of resolution. I want the player to be able to move the ...
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Citrus Engine - How do I set-up the camera?

(Would be great if someone with greater rep created the Citrus Engine tag and add it to this question) I want to make a game where my inner starling stage dimensions are 320x240. My game will have ...
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Camera horizontal shift

I want stretch my game on two monitors. I use Unity 5.3. This version support the multi-display. But, one camera = one monitor. So, have two perspective cameras (at the same position). I search a "...
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How to use camera in unity engine?

i'm new to game development, and i want to learn more about camera programming in unity. I am good in C#, so scripting is not my weak point. I dont really know how to start. Could you please refer ...
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How do I move the camera sideways in Libgdx?

I want to move the camera sideways (strafe). I had the following in mind, but it doesn't look like there are standard methods to achieve this in Libgdx. If I want to move the camera sideways by x, I ...
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Camera movement and threshold not working

I have a platformer that is in progress, part of this has a camera which I only want to move when the character moves out of a certain threshold, to try to accomplish this I have the following if ...
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Unity's free look camera too far away

I've been making a game to learn unity and I have been using the free look cam that comes default but have encountered a problem that I don't know how to fix. Basically the camera rig isn't following ...
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Blueprint For Switching Between Cameras In The Unreal Engine

So basically I have a scene in the Unreal Engine which has multiple cameras within it, the cameras are intentionally static as the application should behave more like a viewing gallery than a game. As ...
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Camera Rolling when Implementing Pitch and Yaw

I am implementing a camera in opengl for an android game and am having problems getting the pitch/yaw/roll of the camera correct. I have read many tutorials on quaternions and have implemented a basic ...
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Drawing objects in view of camera only in XNA/MonoGame

I am working on a Tower defense style game on mobile that uses a tile map and I am trying to determine the best way to draw overlays of those tiles. In my game, I go into build mode to build towers. ...
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Proper way to draw 1000 billboards that always face the camera

I have up to 1000 visible GameObjects with trivial plane meshes, which are essentially sprites/billboards and which should always face in the relative direction -camera.forward. There are so many ...
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LibGDX: open android camera

I need help, I can't find a solution to open camera device in my libgdx app. I'm developing it only in Android for now but I have this issue. I need only to open the preview view, no snap picture o ...
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Using Unity's `transform.translate()` to translate relative to an object but only using two axis

I'm using transform.translate() to move an object around the world space, relative to the camera that is following it. The camera has an angle of 23 degrees on the X axis. The problem is that when I ...
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How to keep the camera view to within room dimensions

me = self; view_yview[0] += ( me.y-(view_hview[0]/2) - view_yview[0]) * 0.1; view_xview[0] += ( me.x-(view_wview[0]/2) - view_xview[0]) * 0.3; This is the code I use to smooth camera ...
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How do I efficiently determine what objects are visible to a camera?

I want to call the rendering methods of only the game objects that are visible. How can I efficiently determine which objects or tiles are within the camera's rendered region?
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How to render multiple displays in Unity

I have a scene (lest assume, large glass table I want to looking through) and I want to render with 4 displays (each 1920x1080). How can I set up camera for this, I want the "glass cube" to fill ...
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3D Zoom To Mouse Cursor accounting for Change in Camera Pitch

Overview: Simply put, I'm trying to make a zoom to cursor algorithm. This would normally be very simple, but the implementation of the camera is making it difficult. As the camera zooms in and out, ...
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Making certain GameObjects visible for a camera

I have 2 cameras in my 2D game. One displays gameobjects normally, and the other camera draws some of these gameobjects reflected (scale.y *= -1). The reflected camera would draw only objects in the "...
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UNITY3D - Orthographic Camera not render SHADER (2D GAME) [closed]

I have a problem with camera render, see the video please :) (note.: sorry for the music) http://youtu.be/BB8rXIzIWVU In Camera "Perspective", i can see the effect of shader: In Camera "...
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Make Camera Look at point using a World transformation matrix?

Variants of this question might have been asked on this site, but none of the answers I found worked in my case. I am trying to make a Camera look at a point. The camera has a world transformation ...
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How do I create a 3rd person camera?

I currently have a camera class set up and have my model/player loaded but I can't get my camera in the correct position by changing the x,y,z coordinates. I have set up my "game" with a separate ...
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Will performance suffer if I have a really large depth range but not very many objects?

I don't know where the impression came from, but somehow it got in my head that having too small a "near" and too large a "far" in your projection at the same time would impact performance. In general ...
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Keeping an object constrained to a 2d radius based off of the camera

A few weeks back I posted a question about keeping an object on the screen. What I would like to do now is clamping an object around a 2d radius based on the camera. I'm need this for a reticule ...
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Isometric Mouse Camera Panning

I am building an isometric game environemnt and i want to be able to pan the camera around the map by holding the right mouse button, can someone talk me through the logic for this please, i have made ...
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OpenGL pitching problem

I've been trying to implement several camera movements for my application. So far yawing, rolling, strafing, walking has been working properly, but I can't get my pitching to work properly. If I ...
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Error in projecting coordinates from FitViewport to screen in LibGDX

i'm using a FitViewport to render my "game world". Viewport virtual dimensions are fixed 400x240. I use viewport.unproject method to scale input touches from screen coordinates to world coordinates, ...
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Pygame Scrolling Camera bug

I asked a question the other day about how to implement a scrolling camera. I got a great answer which helped me achieve that... but in doing so I have lost basically all collision detection. ...
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preventing a camera from getting stuck inside a mesh in Unity

I've a 3rd person camera similar to Mario64. Currently, I'm working on preventing the camera from getting stuck inside a mesh. The goal is to move the camera overhead. This much trickier than I'd ...