# Tagged Questions

Rotation is the circular movement of an object around a specific axis.

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### 3D 3-axes rotation into 3D 2-axes rotation

Hello everyone and thanks in advance to anyone who'll help me through this ! I am currently working on the Kinect V2 (for XBox One) to interact with an avatar. I'd like to use the rotation quaternion ...
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### Rotating kinematic object around a moving point Box2D

I'm new at Box2D and I am making a simple game where you control the rotation of the maze and the gravity leads the ball to the exit. The game looks like: The problem: I want to rotate the maze, ...
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### smoothly recenter view over time

I'm currently using the Google Cardboard SDK for Unity to build a fighter pilot simulator. What I'm currently trying to do is recenter the view(CardboardHead) smoothly over time when the user looks ...
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### Quaternion - rotating rigidBody to particular angle over time

Using Bullet Physics. There's a rigid body that is rotated. For some delta-time I need to rotate that body to have rotation of (0, y, 0) - keep the old y value rotation but reset x and z. The ...
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### Xna 4 Model Rotation with inertia not working as expected with variable updates

I am trying to rotate a model with inertia damping with the keyboard. The code works great with a fixed time step but it doesn't behave the same with a variable update frequency. Update method: ...
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### Arcball 3D camera

I have checked multiple threads before posting, but i havent been able to figure this one out. Ok so i have been following this tutorial, but im not using glm, ive been implementing everything up ...
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### How to set object's / node's absolute rotation correctly?

Usually when I want to rotate an object/node in my Ogre scene I call the node's rotate() method. That rotates the node locally relative to it's current rotation. So for example, when I start with 0 ...
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### Rotation of viewplatform in Java3D

I have just started with Java3D programming. I thought I had built up some basic intuition about how the scene graph works, but something that should work, does not work. I made a simple program for ...
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### How to find or compute or look for overall/max RPM by simply checking for rotation?

I find it hard to determine the wheel RPM since I'm only making a simple 2D game of rotating object via Z-axis. I wanna try this solution but I got no change since I'm trying to find the RPM from a ...
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### How can I shoot an arrow if I know the shot power and target?

I am trying to shoot an arrow at a target with a 100% success rate. Given the initial force applied to the arrow, the gravity, the location of the archer, and the location of the target, how can I do ...
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It is possible to flip VBOs horizontally and vertically by swapping around destination coordinates. Is it possible to rotate an image by any angle, such as 45 degrees, using different destination ...
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### Inverse kinematic joint limits

I want to limit the joint angle of my character. I have just one issue i can't get the value of the joint limits of the human -i search about max, min angle of each joint in x and y but i can't get ...
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### How to calculate a quaternion rotation between 2 vectors with a specific final up vector?

I know you can calculate the quaternion rotation between 2 vectors with something like this after all the optimizations: quat quat::fromtwovectors(vec3 u, vec3 v) { vec3 w = cross(u, v); ...
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### Hinge joint annoying wheels rotation in Unity

I try to made a little skate game prototype in Unity 5 and I just encountered an issue. I added a hinge joint between the board and each of the wheels couples (front and behind) so the board can move ...
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### CanDraw in large hierarchical scene with rotation

I've been assigned to write small simulation visualization, that contains thousands of cubes (I know you heard that before). Now I'm working on optimization of stuff that takes place there, but ...
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### How do I implement realistic recovery from weapon recoil?

I want to create an equation determining how fast a gun recovers back to its center after it has fired. I have a weapon system functioning based on constants (recoil amount, bullet spread, etc.) ...
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### Unintended twisting of geometry while generating a mesh?

I am creating a real time animation of tori (toruses), and I've run into a problem where at certain angles of my tori, the geometry is twisting up where it should remain straight. Here is an animated ...
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### Is there a way to rotate an Ellipse in libGDX for collision detection purposes?

I'm trying to avoid having multiple overlapping Circles for a UFO-shaped sprite. Two Ellipse objects will perfectly cover the shape of my UFO, but I want to tilt/rotate the UFO when flying left and ...
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### Aligning a gameObject to position and normal of another gameObject inside Unity

So I am instantiating a GameObject (the one with cities and trees in the image below) and trying to align it to a hex tiles on a Sphere. So after I instantiate the gameObject, I ray-cast to get it ...
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### 2D Rotation Transform Matrix Issues

I'm stuck on my computer graphics class homework. I'm sorry if this is not right place to ask. I think this is closest thing to computer graphics. My assignment is to create basic 2D colored ...
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### Rotating a scene around a fixed axis

I am looking for a way to move my scene so that when I translate forward/back/left right it moves directly up/down/left/right on the screen. Currently it does do that until I rotate (by anything ...
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### X, Y, Z rotation around camera

I'm making a 3d orthogonal-projected, game using painters' algorithm in java. I'm able to rotate the objects with incremental rotations (e.g. rotate all objects 10 degrees) using affine ...
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### PhysX - Revolute joint around unit vector

I'm using a right-handed coordinate system with (0,0,-1) = forward, (1,0,0) = right and (0,1,0) = up. PhysX version is 3.3.0. I have a unit vector which represents the axis around which my actor is ...
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### Drawing and rotating bitmaps (with transparency) efficiently in Android

I just started making a game for Android and I'm already having some issues regarding performance. You can imagine the game as being some kind of Tower Defense game with a top-view, and the enemies ...
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### Rotate view matrix based on touch coordinates

I'm working on an Android game where I need to rotate the camera around the origin based on the user dragging their finger. My view matrix has initial position of sitting on the negative z and facing ...
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### Move parent according to child axis in Unity?

Can I ask my parent to move according to the child axis? This means if I turn right, then right again, the parent has to be at 180° from its original position, and not only at 90° (because "Right" ...
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### Camera not staying behind model while moving in circle

I have a camera behind a model (3rd Person) and I'm having problems KEEPING it behind the model. When I first start my game, you see the back of the model. If the model moves forward, backward or ...
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### Getting and Setting Rotation in XNA around the Center of my Model with XNA

Alright, so I'm currently debating how I want to do this. Basically this is what I'm trying to accomplish. I've created a system to allow me to make my environment a little bit easier. I'm ...
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### Rotation deforming mesh (Opengl ES 2.0)

I'm trying to render a rotating cube on Opengl ES 2.0, using some math classes I wrote (based on a lot of online and offline info) for quaternions, matrixes and the like. As far as I know all the math ...
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### NavMesh.SamplePosition() fails after rebaking NavMesh?

So today I was refurbishing a scene when this happened. After baking a new Navmesh the SamplePosition() returned only infinity. I tried a lot of things out but eventually went back to an older version ...
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### how to pin down a sprite partly in unity?

I am working on a simple do not let the bombs hit the floor game for android. You control a stick which can rotate to left or right depending on where on the screen you touch (left or right). But I ...
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### Tweening back from arbitrary 3D rotation in javascript

I'm using a 3D javascript library to rotate the vertex of a 3D object with a classic 3x3 matrix, to an arbitrary angle in the 3D space, as depicted in the image below. For example, a first ...
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### Should I use animation or simple object rotation in this case

I'm making game where players control hover tanks using Unreal Engine 4. Tank have a turret which rotates around for aiming. Turret pivot/center of mass is not exactly in joint with rest of tank so it ...
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### Child object looktowards waypoint

hi guys how can I let my child character looktowards upcoming waypoint which can be on curve,slopes,hill.I have tried sevaral scripts but they are not giving proper rotation across all direction.Most ...
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### Rotate Object inside room according to wall

I have a room. I am trying to move an object whenever it collides with a wall. It's working properly except at the edge of two meeting walls. At the edge it's flicking. I tried to move the object when ...
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### Faking Perspective/Depth using 3D images converted to 2D sprites - Can't work it out!

after a lot of searching/reading/viewing old school game videos I am still unable to work out how to achieve the effect I am after. I am currently working on a 2D "overhead view" sci-fi RPG, using a ...
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### Simulate a velocity sensor attached to a softbody node with bullet physics

I try to implement a virtual three-axis velocity sensor attached to a softbody node. The node already provides it's global position, normal and velocity, but how to calculate it's local velocity to ...
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### Rotation matrix is being inconsistent with pitch and roll

I'm calculating the rotation matrix for a turret when it's at an angle in Javascript. I have XYZ co-ords for the turret and target with X being 90 degrees right, Y being straight ahead and Z being ...
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### Object Rotation with mouse around his axis using Quaternions

I faced a couple of days ago a gimball lock problem , trying to rotate an object on openGL 2.1. I have done some researches and found out that Quaternions could help me. So I implemented the class ...
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### Libgdx polygon ratating

I'm using polygons for collision detection. Here is the code: poly = new Polygon(verticies); poly.setOrigin(100,100); poly.setRotation(45); renderer.setColor(Color.GREEN); ...
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### I have a script that changes an object to a broken version of itself when clicked, but it keeps rotating the object

So I have made a script in unity that you put on an object and when you click the object it will delete the object and replace it with a broken one I made in blender. My problem is that when I click ...
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### Rotate the camera on a given angle

Good day! I apologize in advance for my bad english. The task is as follows: "On the stage there is a camera and a gun with rays when a ray gun out of sight of the camera (vertical) is required to ...
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### Java Slick2D rotating a Shape using transform(Transform.createRotateTransform())

I have spent most of the day trying to debug this tiny piece of code, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I'm making a pong game for the Mini Ludum Dare currently going on. I am programming ...
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### Bike rotation freeze rotation

Hello im making a bike game and need it to stay up (doing a wheelie) without gravity knocking it down ive tryed freezing the rotations and turning off gravity and it dosent work, so not sure how to do ...
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### 2D smooth Rotation Unexpected

I am trying to get a smooth 2D rotation and this semi works but only in (-x, +y) I have tried using a lerp but I still get the same result. So I believe, it has something to do with the rot_z value ...
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### How can I track a leader vehicle at a specific angle and distance?

I am using Matlab and have code which allows a vehicle to find its way to certain coordinates chosen by the user. I now want to add a second vehicle which stays fixed at a specific distance and angle ...
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### Pre- or post-multiplication for rotation between coordinate frames

I have three 3D coordinate frames: O, A and B, as shown below. I want to know the rotation matrix RAB between A and B, that is the rotation that is required, with respect to the frame A, to move ...
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### Rotating between two coordinate frames

I have two coordinate frames, A and B. I want to create the rotation matrix RAB which takes you from A to B. A is a right-handed system, and B is a left-handed system. Furthermore, after moving from a ...