A type of programming, often meant to be easier to learn than more "traditional" programming. Scripting is often used when performance is less important than ease of use. Examples of scripting languages are: Javascript, Lua, Perl, Python, and PHP. Scripting languages are often interpreted instead of ...

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Surgeon simulator style controls C# [on hold]

So i'm working on game jam with a few other people, we are making a burger simulator game. We have all the models and everything working but we cant figure out the controls. We need it so the players ...
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How do I add scripting logic to my dialogue tree? [closed]

I'm creating 2D RPG game and I want to implement branching dialogue system which can also change player stats, add items and so on. Also I want to implement conditions for some answers so player ...
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How do I Rigidbody.AddForce(Vector3) in Unreal Engine?

I am coming from the Unity Engine, and trying to get my feet wet with Unreal Engine 4. I want to add a one-time force to an object. To accomplish this in Unity 5, I would use: void Start(){ ...
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How do I make the ui button to move my character? [closed]

How do I make my character move left,right and jump when click ui buttons using this code? using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class Player: MonoBehaviour { public float maxspeed = ...
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How do I make Ground Check stop rotating with the character when it rotate? [duplicate]

How do I make my character routice without Ground Check rotating with it, but still follow my character? Code: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class Player: MonoBehaviour { ...
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Character fixed angle? [duplicate]

I want my character to rotate so I turn off fixed angle in Rigidbody 2D, but the problem here is that I can't jump in any other angle except for the angle where I have my groundcheck. Can anyone help? ...
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Character can't jump in other angle with fixed angle off

I turn off fixed angle so my character can rotate, but it can only jump in 1 angle but I want it to jump in every angle. How do I do that? Code: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public ...
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How do I make my character jump in every direction?

My character can only jump when he is grounded, but he can only grounded in one direction I want him to jump in every direction, can anyone help? CAN JUMP : CAN'T JUMP : Code: using ...
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A 2D Camera Follow Script That Does Not Rotate?

I am attempting to make a 2D racing game. So far I have a player car (sprite) and a main camera. I would like to know how to make the main camera follow the player car while still showing signs of ...
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How do I make my character jump in any angle?

My character is a square which can spin in any angle but it can not jump in certain angle Can anyone help? using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class Player: MonoBehaviour { public ...
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Actually Implementing “C# as a scripting Language” in XNA

Following an example from this thread, I've made an application that dynamically loads in C# "scripts" (actually, plugins) into my game -- but I've hit a snag: how do I reference the assemblies for ...
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How do I make my character stop going left? (Unity)

So I have this code and my character can go left, right and jump. I don't want the character going left , so how can I remove that. (I'm very new with coding) using UnityEngine; using ...
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Animator has not been initialized

My animation is working but unity keep saying that my Animator has not been initialized error Here my Code: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class Player: MonoBehaviour { public ...
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How does Unity call “update()” in the scripts?

I understand that you can expose your C++ code to a scripting language such as ChaiScript. From this you can call code that you've made in C++. In Unity, however, they have functions in the script, ...
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Unity 5: 3rd Person Controller runs by default. How to change this?

I have been working with the Third Person Controller of the Standard Assets (called Sample Assets in the beta versions) in Unity 5. When the player press the forward button, the character runs by ...
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DontDestroyOnLoad() doesn't work in Unity

I have a problem with DontDestroyOnLoad() in Unity. It does not work! My code: private static PlayerSpawningScript instance; public void Awake() { Debug.Log ("PlayerSpawningScript awake"); ...
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Instantiating prefabs dynamically in script

I have a canvas object. I right click it and add a Button, which defaults to having a rect transform, image script, button script and text child object. I make it a prefab and delete it from my ...
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Compiled vs Scripting Plugin System

I'm making a very simple game that revolves mostly around user-created mods. So far I've seen most games using Lua or something like Lua to enable user scripting, but recently I've seen people using ...
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Unity Collision Difficulties (How do I make a ground in unity with lots of pieces that doesn't have poor collision?)

So I'm working on this game that I came up with the idea for while watching the Unity Roll-a-ball tutorials. So it's probably important to note that I'm extremely new to game design and I don't have a ...
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Physics2D.OverlapCircleAll seems to be bigger than my radius

Im trying to make a "Scorched earth"-like game using unity. I managed to fire my bullet and make it explode on contact. What I am trying to do is do some damage to the tanks even if the bullet didn't ...
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Anti-Roll bar doesn't work

I'm making a racing game in Unity that has trucks as vehicles. For the truck movement, I'm using WheelColliders. After some testing, I found out that after a certain speed (~60km/h), turning made the ...
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How to write testable MonoBehaviour and test scripts in Unity?

I had problems with decoupled scripts and exposing interfaces in Unity, and these answers helped me a lot. But now, since I don't have hard-coded references in my scripts, I wanted to write unit tests ...
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How can I avoid tight script coupling in Unity?

Some time ago I started working with Unity and I still struggle with the issue of tightly coupled scripts. How can I structure my code to avoid this problem? For example: I want to have health and ...
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How do I access my existing script from a different script attached to a different gameobject?

I have my health(script) component on my player gameobject that gets boosted whenever we tap on that gameobject. However, I want to add a separate Gui texture button gameobject and tap on that to ...
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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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Google Developer Console Error message

i received my first crash report of on Google Developer Console yesterday and im completely lost. Did anyone receive this error before and how can i go about fixing it? Any help would be greatly ...
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NPC daily routines and scene loading

I'm making a basic survival RPG in Unity 3d. I'm separating my world into different scenes to save memory but I'm not sure how I'm going to program NPC daily routines. For example, if the player ...
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Scripting language for high complex educational game [closed]

I'm at a stage of working at my C++ game that I need to implement a script language to allow the players to perform tasks inside the game's logic. I'm a sole programmer and thus it's entirely ...
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How to embed UnityScript for scripting in Unity3D?

It is useful to have parts of your game being scriptable. Many people (especially outside of Unity) are using LUA for that job. As UnityScript (as with Boo or C#) is a first class citizen why not use ...
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How to reverse gravity in Unity

I'm trying to figure out how script gravity reversal on collision with an object. How can I reverse gravity?
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Scripting vs Programming [closed]

How does using Scripting and calling functions of scripting API differ from programming using C++ in UDK or Unity?in scripting we use the scripting API to interact with the engine and use functions ...
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Random Object in Array

I am using Unity. I have created eight different types of objects, stored in an array, and I am displaying them on the scene in a grid pattern with random order. The first four objects in the array ...
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Entity Component Architecture and Scripting without using threads

I am working on a small game engine for practicing purpose and also for putting some of my ideas into action. What I have so far is a couple of systems for rendering, sound etc. The next step is to ...
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Scripting APIs and scripting to make games

I am confused, what is scripting and what is scripting API? Is scripting the process of writing the game program? And is the scripting API (as in unity scripting API) the API provided by the game ...
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How do I hook up new spell scripts in Skyrim?

I am currently using this tutorial of making a location-based magic spell in Skyrim. The spell I'm making will place a soil mound on the ground wherever the conjuration ball hits when you shoot it. ...
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How do I change the material of an object with Script in Unity?

I was making a game with Unity and I want to change an object's material using JavaScript when the player collects 5 collectables that I made. The collectables get stored in an int variable called ...
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Scripting Documentation [closed]

I'm working in a game which will support scripting. I have seen that popular games supporting this feature usually ends up setting up a wiki from where one can obtain information about how to script ...
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Shared Material

I have this simple script, so the user touch one of the cubes all cubes with same material will change color. One of this cubes must have the name of the color on it, only one, so the user touch the ...
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Do total conversion mods require absolutely no programming or scripting skills? [closed]

I tried to look up total conversion and other mods as examples (Counter-Strike, Defense of the Ancients, Gunman Chronicles, Dear Esther, Natural Selection) but it is a bit difficult to find out if ...
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How can I manage entities(in entity component system) using Lua scripts?

Suppose I have a code like this in C++ // Game.cpp Entity* hero; Entity* witch; ... // entity initialization if(/player near witch/) { if(hero->get<HealthComponent>()->getHealth() ...
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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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Unity - Invert Movement Direction

I am currently developing a 2,5D Sidescroller in Unity (just starting to get to know it). Right now I added a turn-script to have my character face the appropriate direction of movement, though ...
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Is it safe StringToHash() to use in Unity?

I'm currently browsing through the Unity tutorials and saw that they're recommending to use Animator.StringToHash("some string") to created unique ids for animation properties (see here). Since I'm a ...
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Using Canvas instead of Scaleform in UDK

I'm working with Unreal Script, and I need to use Canvas instead of Scaleform to create a HUD. I've extended the game type from UTGame, and used bUseClassicHUD in the Default Properties section, but ...
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Is it possible to mod a game to use a scripting language like Lua?

So my questions are: Is it possible to mod a game to use a scripting language? How would I go about doing so? I really like Arma 2 but like many games it does not have much in terms of ...
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How does Lua work as a scripting language in games?

I'm a little hazy on what exactly Lua is and how a game that is programmed in C++ would use it. I'm asking primarily about how it is compiled and run. For instance when you use a program written in ...
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How necessary are shader coders? [closed]

I know that gameplay mechanics programmers, either directly working with source or with scripting are needed, however there are so many shaders written already that I would imagine you could find ...
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Can you adjust the proportions of a 3D model via scripting?

We are developing a game in Unity where the character is different ages in different levels. Would it be possible to use a single 3D model asset, and alter its proportions via scripting to achieve ...
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How to put basic scripting/variable changes into dialog xml files?

I have a simple XML structure for my dialog between the player and NPCs. What I'd like to do is put variable changes (and maybe other things) directly into the XML. So, for instance, if you select a ...
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Creating teams 2v2, 3v3, etc

I'm figuring out how to create games with teams. The problem is that there will be games 1v1, 2v2, and so on as well as free for all. What would be the most efficient way to do this in Unity C#? I'm ...