Unity is a cross-platform game creation system that focuses on easy art pipeline process. It consists of a game engine and an integrated development environment. The game engine's scripting is built on Mono.

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Resizing a procedurally generated arc mesh

I have a script that generates a mesh representing a 2D arc. This arc is generated when the game starts based on a size (radians), width, etc... I would like to know if there's any fast way to resize ...
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Is this truly a unique character seed.

In my game I'm generating a character seed from a bunch of traits that the player chooses. The traits are all part of a Enum. In unity I've attached a script to a bunch of toggles. When the player ...
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Why are faces being drawn like this with my custom shader?

I've been writing a custom surface shader which allows for vertex colors (with alphas) to be set programmatically. From test runs of the shader itself, it works perfectly fine, and I am able to set ...
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How to handle global Data within a state machine setup? (C#)

I am currently building a turn-based framework (Unity,C#) I was tired of my former tight-coupled systems and opted for a state machine this time, basically all components subscribe to the state-Enter ...
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Top Down Bullets will not move

I have a top down shooter. The player can move in the primary 4 directions, and follows the mouse for rotation. When I shoot, the bullets never leave the player, they just spawn on top of the player ...
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Why is my custom shader rendering completely transparent?

I'm currently trying to learn how to write shaders, so I'm getting my feet wet with Unity's Shaderlab format. One of the first things I tried was to write a surface shader that supports vertex colors ...
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How to check strings from multiple lines in one input field?

I need help with input fields. I already set the line type to 'Multi_Line NewLine' in inspector, but I have problem with submitting the string. Here's the code: using UnityEngine; using ...
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Two game object efficient and fast on-off switch

I have two game-object, on GUI button click i am toggle between them but the problem is one game-object which is small contains less vertx etc., is loading fast while the other which heavy taking ...
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Detect Collision on Child Object

I've created an obstacle prefab. The Prefab has following hierarchy. The player must die if he collides with Enemy. But It detects collision with parent object. I am also uploading the screen shot ...
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Making Basic Touch Behaviors

I am trying to make Basic Touch behaviors for my game where i want to Pan Camera by Single finger touch. Zoom Camera by pinch With two fingers ofCourse. Rotate Camera by two fingers rotation. Rotate ...
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What is the best way to animate a jumping motion in Unity 3D?

I am creating a a simple 3D game in Unity with a character who runs, walks, jumps, swims, shoots etc. I am pretty satisfied with my results in all the motions except jump. I need to know at what ...
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How Do I Play An AnimationClip

I want to play an animation but it seems that in The new version of unity it is harder. I have an AnimationClip but I don't know how to play it. I have been looking at this for 2 hrs now and i cant ...
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Quickly Converting RenderTexture to Texture2D in Unity3D

I have a screenshot preview at the end of the game's level. When I am loading the screenshot, it makes the game freeze for a moment. What may I do so there would be no freeze when I am loading that ...
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Automatic audio segmentation and find the most energetic segments

What algorithm can be used for audio segmentation? I want to divide song to segments and find the most energetic segments (begin and end in seconds). It is needed for the rhythm-game. Examples: ...
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Unity Mask shows black content in world space canvas (Vuforia)

So I've built my scroll rect, like this reference tells me to do : http://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/script-ScrollRect.html -> Scroll View (Rect Transform with scroll rect attached) ---> Viewport ...
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Make a person walk faster when standing on plane/panel in Unity?

Is it possible to make a person walk faster when standing on plane/panel in Unity without writing a lot of code? If so how? I am using the standard asset first person movement prefab.
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How Do I Play An Animation In Unity 5.3.4?

I am confused on how to play an animation with the new unity version because the flag "Automatically Play Animation" is gone. I cant have the animation connected to my GameObject because it plays ...
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What are these odd distortions on far away textures?

I'm currently writing a simple voxel engine just to get some practice in, and I'm coming across some odd issues. In order to generate terrain, I create a mesh and then assign UV coordinates on a ...
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How can I add a new item to my enum list in the inspector?

I have a list of enums. I want to add a new item to it without scripting to make them more easily modifiable for game designers. I made an inventory system and I want to define the type of an item. ...
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onTriggerEnter(Collider obj) is not invoked on collision with a trigger or a rigidbody

void onTriggerEnter(Collider other){ if (other.gameObject.CompareTag("Pick Up")) { other.gameObject.SetActive(false); count = count + 1; setCountText (); } This ...
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How do I change a value gradually over time?

I'm using Unity3D 5-point-something, and I'm planning on making a game where the player travels through a hot, dry desert, and so the heat causes the player's energy to deplete. The object of the ...
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Creating 3D gravity in zero-G tied to mass in unity with c#

As a total beginner, I've been working on a patch-job script for a gravity mechanic in an open space sim, I want to derive all my objects from this "Block ALPHA" object and its' set of variable ...
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Making an object hang

This image is pretty self explanatory I hope: How can I achieve this effect without animating it? I want to avoid animations as there are many objects hanging and I dont want them to move the exact ...
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Ability/Skill Data and Method Structure (C#, Unity3D)

So I've come to design my game which players will be having a unique set of skill or ability to come with. I can store skill name, mana cost, cooldown, etc in database which each skill have in common, ...
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How to remove terrain in 3d? [duplicate]

After the release of Minecraft I saw more and more rip offs of the game but some actually began to change it up a bit making the game have a organic look instead of the iconic blocky one that ...
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Unity + Web API [closed]

I'm building a multiplayer game for web and mobile. Should I build an online API to get user data in json format and authenticate users? If not, what would be the right path do build the server?
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How to solve this multiplayer problem? [closed]

I'm developing a simple racing multiplayer game using Unity + Photon. I've a "MenuScene" , the first scene is loaded on my game, where user can Start a Server Join a room Play single player When ...
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Optimise Gear-VR text rendering with Unity

I have a problem with my text being always kind of broken, so there are just some parts of the text visible (parts of letters) and the text flickers a lot. At the moment I have this text 2D-UI text ...
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Playing Audio in Unity 5.x

I've started using Unity recently and have ran into some snags with the built audio features. I am trying to have multiple sounds play from the Player Game Object. I'm not sure what the best way to do ...
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How can I disallow the changing of a parent?

I want to disable transform.SetParent(Transform) for a particular GameObject. I am not sure where to start, so it is really difficult to show what I have tried. Is this even possible?
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Unity LODGroup bounds always quadratic

Currently i'm playing around with LOD groups in Unity. For me the LOD0 is activated "to early", because Unity calculates the bounds in a quadratic manner. This leads to the problem that if i'm having ...
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Can I Create A Windows Package to Submit to the Window Store using the Mac Version of Unity 5.3?

Note: New to App Development. I'm using a Mac for building my three 3D puzzle apps with Unity 5.3.2. I want to create Windows versions to sell in the Windows Store. I attempted to transfer the ...
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In Unity3D (and PhysX), how do I calculate the products of inertia?

Since unity3d uses physx underneath the surface, obviously they share the same features. One of the features is the moment of inertia tensor - Unity3D one, PhysX one. Though, they use the diagonal ...
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Can't drag image onto scene

First time trying Unity and I'm having trouble with importing assets. border_horizontal.png is fine, but I can't drag border_vertical.png onto my scene. It also doesn't have an arrow next to it in ...
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Moving object orientation toward its movement in unity3d [duplicate]

I have a gameObject (camera) which is moving on the spline. I want to set it orientation towards it movement. Means, object should need to see where it is moving. I some thing tried this but this is ...
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Load a specific sprite by name from a SpriteSheet with Resources.Load

The question is in the title. i want to avoid loading all the sprites from a sprite sheet into a dictionary for example so I can assign them that way. Is there a way to access the specific sprite ...
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Problem with Quaternions and Unity's Euler Angle Convention

So I want to rotate an UI-Element according to my magneticHeading, I just want to apply the magnetic heading to the z rotation in EulerAngles. So I tried to do so, which brought me to some weird ...
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How to create words as objects in Unity?

I am working on a game that has words as obstacles, i.e. the player needs to climb over and around them. There will be hundreds of words in the game therefore I need a way to automate the placement. I ...
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In Unity shaders, how is IN.worldRefl calculated?

I want to know how the world reflection vector in shaders is calculated so that I can manipulate it, but there is no documentation on what it does or how Unity calculates it. How is the reflection ...
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Calculating the angular momentum of rigidbody in Unity3D

Knowing that angular momentum in 3D is L = Iω (moment of inertia times angular velocity), how do I calculate it in video game world? In unity3d I have the diagonal inertia tensor ...
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In Unity3D, what is the relation between inertiaTensor and inertiaTensorRotation?

In unity3d there are two properties on rigidbody that correspond to the moment of inertia tensor. One of them is: rigidbody.inertiaTensor, which I know is the diagonal of the inertia tensor, The ...
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Coroutine wrong Behavior when scene is loaded.

Ok so I have this coroutine : IEnumerator ShowCharTraits() { while(!hasPlayerChosen) { yield return null; traitPanel.SetActive(true); } ...
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Is it necessary to publish the game App on store in a way work Autocomplete Deep linking

App indexing , Deep linking and Auto complete feature in my game , so Whenever i open the Game it shows the recorded pages of the Game in Auto complete of the Google App , i.e of-course the Start of ...
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Natural Language Processing in Unity

I'm looking for a good solution for Natural Language Understanding in Unity (for example, given the sentence "Bob saw Alice", it will return that Bob and Alice are proper nouns, saw is the verb, and ...
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Have an object rotate on its Y axis towards mouse position [duplicate]

I've been looking at some other answers to similar cases but not every one used different methods, and a lot of them were not what i needed, so here's my question : What's the best/standard way to ...
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Coroutine doesn't continue after checking for bool

I have the following coroutine: public IEnumerator EndGame() { //StopAllCoroutines(); GamePauseController.instance.UnfreezeTime(); ...
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Unity sprite renderer uses standard 2D sprite instead of custom loaded one

I have loaded a 2D sprite from the filesystem and created a sprite from it, which I then attach to a SpriteRenderer. The game object appears in the scene but for some reason it doesn't seem to be ...
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LookAt different object smoothly in unity3d

As picture depicted my camera moving on path i want to lookAt bath different object smoothly. Currently have tried trasnform.LooAt(activePath.gameObject.transform); but it producing jerky result. ...
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Alternative to LookAt in unity3d [duplicate]

How does unity LookAt work i searched and found that this is how lookAt work but seems that it is not right? Vector3 lookPos = transform.position - ...