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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Unity3D | Cost of accessing a script via a static reference to the instance

I saw this pattern around and I was wondering what would be the pros and cons about it. Does this suffer performance issues ? If so what would be a better alternative? using UnityEngine; using ...
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Unity android app chrashing [on hold]

I have samsung galaxy ace gt-s5830 (android 2.3.6) and I'm trying to compile an app for it. I'm, trying the CameraRelativeSetup scene (from default assets - mobile). But it keeps crashing at startup. ...
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Using a different “max texture size” depending on the device

I am developing an Unity game for a wide range of iOS devices. I noticed that some scenes load pretty fast in the iPad mini 3, but very slow in the iPad mini 1. Of course, that's to be expected as one ...
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Visual studio and Unity does not sync

I'm pretty new to Game Development world. I'm using Unity 3D (4.6 - Latest version I think) and Visual Studio to code the script and something when I edit the script un VS 2013 and go back to Unity ...
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How do I make this block go back to the left with another click?

This is the script I've written so far which makes the block move from the left of the screen to the right on a mouse click. What I want to achieve is for the block to move back to the left when I ...
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FPS using mouse to move rather than keys

Hi I am developing a First person game but would like to use the mouse to move on a click to move as opposed to the keys. I also need to disable Y movement and restrict the x movement to 180. What ...
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Unity3D: One Armature/Skeleton For Many Models

I have multiple box colliders attached to a model's bones, and I want to be able to make these boxes into a prefab as multiple models will be using this same armature, and I would prefer not to ...
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Adding Player Movement and Firing on Touch Input (Unity)

I am having many problems with this. I am a new game developer and I am using a Unity tutorial. But I want to add touch input for movement and a touch button for firing the weapon. How can I do this? ...
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Enter Key press event detect from textbox - Unity3D - C#

i am doing a project with Unity3D . in the interface there is a textbox. once user input some text and and press enter key then i want to read the text in text box. so please tell me how to ...
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[Unity]Avoid boucing when ground move down

I have a sphere & a quad, when the quad move down, the sphere fall after and bounce back continuously. I dont want to change my project setting like bounciness, gravity,mass and I need the sphere ...
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2D Boat controlling physics

I'm working on a top-down 2D boat game with Unity3D. I couldn't able to understand how to implement physics of rudder controlling. My physics knowledge is not enough to think how rudder dynamics work. ...
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Help with understanding “transform.root.GetComponent<>” in Unity

I'm reading through a tutorial for making an RTS in Unity, and in certain scripts it wants you to make a Player field and then OnStart(){ transform.root.GetComponent}. I am not quite getting what that ...
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Add Existing Animation

I have several animations that I am using on a GameObject. I switched the folder they were stored in, and they got detached from the gameObject. How can I add the existing animations to my ...
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EditorApplication.SaveScene followed by EditorWindow.Close throws InvalidOperationException

I'm making a really basic custom editorwindow that has a textbox for a scene name, creates a scene with that name and closes itself. Trimmed down to the essence it looks like this: public void ...
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Set Non-Looping Animation Time to Seconds

I have an animation that does not loop. It plays for the default duration (n seconds), then stops on the last frame. This is exactly what I want to have happen, but I want it to play for m seconds, ...
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Animation works, but Unity doesn't realize it

I have an animation which plays once, and it played once just fine. I want to Invoke a method as soon as the animation finishes. I have been researching and experimenting for over an hour now, but ...
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Game object position issue in unity3d

I have a set of objects placed on the same layer where all the objects are invisible except one .When i drag an object in to a selected area the current dragged object get destroyed and the object ...
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Update Sprite Sheet

Every time I overwrite my sprite sheet with additional sprites, I have to reattach the textures to all of my animations. Is there a way to update a sprite sheet without affecting the sprites on that ...
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Arrange Jumble Word into English Word

Actually I want to make a Game. Game is very simple. There are 5*5 matrix with Jumble words and player needs to arrange those words into proper English Word. I have done small part of ...
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Unity 3d 4 players Only 4 buttons can be pressed at a time

Only 4 buttons can be pressed at a time, so players cant move sometimes Each Player Has their own Controls i Change, Up Arrow and the other ones for each player---v InputsV-V-V public string ...
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VertexColor shader is not working correctly in built application

I want to change the vertex colors of my mesh. The light sources must not affect the objects with this shader, its lighting must be determined only by its vertices colors, so I turned the Lighting ...
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Mac build not working, closes upon opening [on hold]

I made a Unity2D game. And built it mainly for standalone windows. Now, when I try to build a standalone for mac. It simply opens, and a second later, it closes it self, without showing anything, no ...
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How to mirror flip animation curves in Unity?

I have a animation that moves my camera from left to right. Now I'd like to copy it with 'mirror' transformation so I can use it to move from right to left. Is it possible to do it using script or ...
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Android OpenGL: Use several Textures for one Animated Sprite

Good evening. I'm programming an Android Game. To reduce the amount of textures that need to be loaded (OpenGL ES 2.0) I've created several spritesheets of size 1024x1024. Some frames of the same ...
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How to access multiple 2DTexture which is assigned in Unity3D inspector panel created by an array in C#?

I am making a puzzle game, i made 5X5 cube, lets take example of orange. very left column is orange, upper with orange dot is static and lower with orange dot is also static. inbetween there are 3 ...
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Set new forward directions based on camera position

I have a 3rd person camera which can rotate around the player. When I look at the back of the player and press forward, player goes forward. Then I rotate 360 around the player and "forward ...
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Discard Transparent Pixels in Z-Buffer

I am building a 2D game using sprites. I'd like to use the z-buffer to aid with shading. For that I need Unity to write only opaque pixels to the z-buffer (aka depth buffer). In Unity, sprites are ...
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Image turn to white issue in WP8 [on hold]

I am using Unity 4.6 with new UI system. Please take a look at a normal dialog and the bug dialog below: When I press play button on normal dialog, the game will go to Main Scene, after that I ...
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Sending RPC calls from server to client inside Unity

In my game inside Unity, I have two scenes setup. One for the main server ( acts like authoritative server ) and the other scene for my client. The game starts once my client connects to the server. ...
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Multiple Scripts versus single script

I have (methink) a simple question regarding attaching scripts to a GameObject. Is there any performance loss if I attach a script to a GameObject for each action to be performed (such as movement, ...
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Can I create a Sprite Asset using a downloaded Texture at runtime?

I know that Asset Bundles exist, and I'm already taking a look at them. But I'm still interested in this particular approach: I am interested in downloading a .png image from the Web, and then ...
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How can you subscribe to Unity input events, instead of polling for them

Been trying for days to figure out if there is a way to subscribe to keyboard/mouse events in unity. Instead of having to poll for them every frame and make my own events. Right now I poll through ...
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UV Mapping Best Practice for Architectural 3D Assets?

What would be a commonly preferred method of UV mapping for architectural 3D meshes that are being used as game assets. What I'm talking about are segments like walls, floors, ceiling, corners, etc. ...
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Accessing colliders from one script C#

I want to access specific colliders(to see if they are been clicked) from one script insted of making multiple scripts for every collider.How? I am using unity. using UnityEngine; using ...
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Keeping high scores on Unity web player

I want the player to be able to save his score when she makes it into top 10 of high scores. Upon success, player will be asked for a name to submit. This does not need to be unique per player. I just ...
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Displaying scores in tutorial projects - GUI and UI

I've just started learning to use unity by working through the tutorial projects but in both roll-a-ball and space shooter I've hit dead ends in the text lessons. The lessons tell you to simply add a ...
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Show size / dimensions of an object in Unity Inspector

I want to see the size of the currently selected objects in the Unity Inspector, however I can't seem to find how to add it. Currently when I select a model in my scene, the Inspector panel shows info ...
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Creating an in-game time system only works with real time

I'm trying to create an in-game time system. Thus far it only works properly if you use 1440 minutes to the day (realtime), but I would like to be able to alter the day length to something like 10 ...
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Unity, Why a Text object can't be edited?

I have an input field and event that calls a function when I press enter. public Text theText; I take the Text part of the input field (connect them in editor), display the content and set new ...
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How to retarget animation from Generic to Humanoid?

I am in a constant struggle to convert a character that is indeed a humanoid character but its rig has been assigned as a generic rig. I want it to be humanoid so I can easily retarget its animation ...
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Vector-based Pong-ball bounce calculations

I'm making a 2D game with pads and balls, sort of like Pong, in Unity 4.6.1. The calculations, however, won't be (very) Unity-specific. The pads are going to appear in various rotations, and therefore ...
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Unity prefab script “GameObjects” can't be ones on the scene?

Currently, I have an object on the scene, and one in prefab. I want the prefab's script to reference to the object on the scene through the public GameObject obj; code. However, when I tried to ...
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2D Distortion shaders for water effect

I'm working on Unity, and I'm trying to improve my water. The water will be seen top down, and I want to apply a shader to it to make it better looking. I understand the concept of distortion shaders ...
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Cannot use imported image with Unity's UI controls

I know this question sounds banal but its a problem. I received a project and opened it. Now I try to edit it by adding my own images. I do the import but the image does not show up when selecting ...
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Weird windowed resolution - can't seem to change without changing the name

My game is windowed, and when I set the resolution in the build settings (960x540 - 16:9 - Windows standalone), and build it, it works as intended, but from then on, I can no longer change the ...
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Creating a curved mesh on inside of sphere based on texture image coordinates

In Blender, I have created a sphere with a panoramic texture on the inside. I have also manually created a plane mesh (curved to match the size of the sphere) that sits on the inside wall where I can ...
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Inline sprites in Unity's text?

How can I use different materials when using the tag for Unity's rich text syntax? I want to be able to have sprites that are inline with my text without having to create custom fonts. Here's what I ...
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Rotate camera keeping player not in the middle

Here I have a 2D top down game. Currently the camera is set on the player position. The player constantly points to mouse position. I want to modify this setup having the camera to be set slightly ...
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How can I move game objects using keyboard in the Unity scene editor?

I know I can click on the "move" button and use my mouse to drag the object around. How can I do the same using my keyboard?
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Trigger scene loading in one device from another device using Unity WWW class

I have a master device and client device. I want to load a scene in the client device by pressing a button in the master. My method is, when the button is pressed in the master device, a data is ...