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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How to reference UnityEditor in external DLL when using UnityVS, successfully?

So I'm trying to put my scripts and custom inspector editor scripts in two external DLLs and I'm facing a problem on my Editor DLL. First of, I'm using UnityVS with Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I ...
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How to snap player movement to the surface of a 3D object using Unity?

I'm trying to create an effect similar to that of Mario Galaxy or Geometry Wars 3 where as the player walks around the "planet" gravity seems to adjust and they don't fall off the edge of the object ...
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3D model editor manipulators

I'm trying to make my own 3D model editor to better learn 3D programming. I have my translate manipulators and I'm trying to calculate the Vector2 that the mouse would have to move in order to move an ...
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Copying a texture's colors to a new texture to create a new sprite

Let mySprite be some .PNG sprite: Texture2D tex = mySprite.texture; Sprite sprite = Sprite.Create(tex, new Rect(0,0,tex.width,tex.height),new Vector2(0.0f,0.0f),1.0f); The resulting sprite can be ...
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Beginner - How to get widht of quad with png?

I have a huge Quad and a PNG as a child object. The PNG covers the whole game area / screen. The problem is I don't know how do I find out the width of the current game object!
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How do you handle aspect ratio differences with Unity 2D?

I've gotten a lot of answers to this question, but they are all generic and generally not very useful. None of the tutorials talk about aspect ratio and dealing with mobile devices and there are a ...
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Direct raycasting from moving point A and moving Point B

I am attempting to raycast from Point A to Point A (both moving points). I dont understand the comcept of raycasting (direction). Update() { player = GameObject.FindGameObjectWithTag ("Player"); ...
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Unity 2d Side Scrolling Mobile Prefab Problem

hi im trying to use the 2d side scrolling prefab that comes with the standard mobile assets. When i drag it onto my heiarchy its default position is set and i can see the touchpads. But when i play ...
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Simple heart container script for 2D game (Unity)?

I'm attempting to create a simple mobile game (C#) that involves a simple three-heart life system. After searching for hours online, many of the solutions use OnGUI (which is apparently horrible for ...
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I am trying to implement a falling animation to my game and i am having alot of problems doing so

i am trying to have it so that when my character isnt touching anything he plays an animation of falling, yet when he moves from one game object to different one, he plays the animation. for example ...
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Doing imagemagick like stuff in Unity (using a mask to edit a texture)

There is this tutorial in imagemagick http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/masking/#masks I was wondering if there was some way to mimic the behavior (like cutting the image up based on a black image ...
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Could multiple plugins cause some problems? (Unity) [on hold]

So, I'm trying to implement three different plugins for my game and I'm wondering if they could prevent each others from working. It just seems like when I'm adding new plugins the old ones stop ...
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Is white the best base color to start with when planning to shade sprites within Unity?

I'm looking into prototyping a game in Unity which will consist of solid square sprites / tiles. I figure I can represent different types of objects with different colors for each of the tiles in the ...
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Unity Grid Movement (Turn Based, 2D)

I trying to create a Turn Based Strategy behaviour where you move a gameObject from 1 tile of a grid to another tile near it I have created the Grid using sprites and gameObjects but can't sort out ...
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Unity 3d 4.6b New GUI system doesn't take touch when already a touch event is occurring in 3d scene

I know this is beta version but.. I have a Canvas->Button which works fine when I tap it normally. I have a joystick in my scene which is drawn by separate camera other than mainCamera. now, while ...
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How to use an A* Pathfinding System across uneven environments?

I am developing a game in Unity3D. I want an enemy character to follow the player around. The problem is, my surface is uneven and full of mountains. I am using aarongranberg's pathfinding project. ...
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How can I move gameobjects 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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What is it Game Engine of Game like Simpsons Tapped out,Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff,…? [on hold]

i have a question what is it Simpsons Tapped out , Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff , SpongeBob Moves In , Clash of Clans , Boom beach , ... game engine? i believe someone say they have own engine but ...
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What is the technique for complete the background of ground (2D) [on hold]

What is the technique on programming for complete the ground with a background repeated. See that image for understand: (Image from Chariot, game for xbox one) In that image, you can see an example ...
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Unity : OnCollisionEnter Destroy not working [on hold]

I wanna destroy an object (a box) when the object is in collision with another object, for example a gun shot: The box has a box collider and the gun shot (sphere) has a sphere collider, both have a ...
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How can I expose a property to Unity that should be treated like an asset path?

I want to be able to do something like this: public FileInfo XmlBehaviourFile; And then use the asset browser in the Unity editor to select an asset. Ideally, I would like to limit it to XML files ...
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2D collision of thrown objects in Unity

I am currently working on a game inspired by traditional 2D Zelda games ("Link To The Past", etc.) in Unity using the 2D settings. I am looking for the best way to handle objects that the character ...
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Executing Components in an Entity Component System

Ok so I am just starting to grasp the whole ECS paradigm right now and I need clarification on a few things. For the record, I am trying to develop a game using C++ and OpenGL and I'm relatively new ...
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How do I fix the duplicate files problem in MonoDevelop?

MonoDevelop-Unity counts some files twice in a project of mine. This is very annoying, both for the "go to declaration" feature, and for the search (who finds twice anything who it would find). Not ...
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Can I legally remove the default Unity splash screen by removing it from the APK?

While using Unity I export an Android game as an APK. When the APK is run, the first thing that is displayed is the Unity splash screen. I worked out that I could replaced that image by opening the ...
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Can't go above max speed with RigidBody2D.AddForce()

I'm having trouble making a character move faster than a certain limit using RigidBody2D.AddForce(). My game is a top-down 2D game (constrained to the x/y plane). I'm using a float 'MovementSpeed' to ...
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Is there possiblity that i get sued for using models from internet? [on hold]

As the title suggest i found some pretty good looking models in internet, I am thinking about using them in my game. The websites i downloaded models does not provide background about who created them ...
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How can I consistently identify location on a mesh from a raycast hit?

I am using RaycastHit.triangleIndex to identify a location on a mesh (very low poly). However, I have discovered that a given triangle on the mesh does not have the same triangleIndex value from one ...
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Editing the components of an instantiated prefab

Is it possible to edit one or more components of an instantiated prefab ? For example if you instantiated five cube prefabs. Is it possible to reference each of the cube prefab and change a value ...
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How can I stop transform.position from being modified when adding a child object?

I suspect there is a well-known and easy to explain reason for the behavior I'm seeing, but I am having difficulty explaining it (and likely not able to Google for the answer). When adding a child ...
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How can I have a Mecanim animation with displacement and physics?

I have 3D wolf models from my animator with displacement (i.e the wolf transforms with animation, not in-place). I have added rigid bodies to the models. I am facing following issues while executing ...
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How can I raycast between two moving objects in Unity?

How can I raycast between two moving objects? I want to raycast from a moving enemy to a moving player. I dont know how to actually code to make the direction work. using UnityEngine; using ...
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3D Unity characters without Maya

I have been writing 2D iOS games for a while and I'm looking into getting into 3D. I want to know if Maya is required for making 3D sprites or if you can easily make your 3D sprites using just Unity ...
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Unity3d and Windows 8 run game in frame

How do I set Unity3D to run my game on Windows 8 in a fixed size frame (with a border around it) and not in fullscreen? I tried setting this in the Unity script and in the final C# project, but ...
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Unity mouse input not working in webplayer build

I have a button script with the following code void OnMouseDown() { animation.Play("button-squish"); enlarged = true; audio.PlayOneShot(buttonSound); } void OnMouseUpAsButton() { if ...
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Marching cubes leaving holes in the mesh

Hi I'm trying to reproduce GPU Gems 3 chapter 1 (Generating Complex Procedural Terrains Using the GPU) and so far I managed the basics... Now I'm betting some strange output. I started with the ...
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NGUI Texture Background Font of Sprite

I am new to Game Development and using NGUI plugin free version. There are few sprite images in my game. I made them prefab and instantiated at runtime. then I created NGUI Texture and Made it ...
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Unity 4.6 GUI - Dynamically change the functions called by GUI elements

Looking to dynamically change the value in the button OnClick and slider On Value Changed . If I had to guess on how this was done, get a reference to the button/gui element. Next get the Button ...
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How can I draw a specific GameObject into a texture in Unity?

I need to draw only a few specific objects into a texture (with their material) and then use that RenderTexture as a texture for an another object. I think Graphics.DrawMesh() and ...
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Slope polygon collider 2D causing box collider 2D to 'bump' while sliding on it

I'm doing procedural terrain generation. So far I've created the mesh, and attached a 2D polygon collider to it. The terrain is made up of hills going up and down. After doing so, I put a 2D rigid ...
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How can I draw a line of certain length and direction?

I want to create a line of certain length and direction. What I mean by this is drawing a line from Point A to Point B. Normally in Unity C# to draw a line from Point A to Point B is simply: ...
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How to create sandbox game [closed]

I have a lot of experience with programming but I'm new in game development world, so I don't know what I don't know. I want to create a MMORPG sandbox game. When I say sandbox game I have something ...
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control animation using animator control class

I did a sample existing code to control animation using animation.I dragged and dropped a character into the scene then I added a Animator to it and added the animator controller.Below I have given ...
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How do you create fnt (angelcode format) files from existing bitmaps?

I often gets the same problem: Someones creates a nice bitmap font for me in form of a sheet nicely formated into a png, like this: ...and i need to create the angelcode .fnt atlas for using it ...
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Respawn destroyed object in Unity

I have this script where as to when i hit a trigger my enemy spawns at a random time then the enemy destroy itself at a random time. I want to respawn the enemy again so it can do this over and over ...
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How can I copy an asset folder programatically depending upon a constant?

I have a Unity project in which I have 200 games and some 350 scenes. Now I want to make separate builds for each game. All my assets are present in Assets/IgnoredAssets/ABC folder. To include these ...
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When two RPC methods have the same name, which is called?

I have a situation where I would want two of the same components( in a hierarchy ), to be on a GameObject. If this component has an RPC method, it obviously cannot change name per instance of the ...
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Unity alternative? [closed]

I have been trying Unity for the last few weeks, but I don't really like it. It is way to much constructing instead of coding yourself, and I think the coding is the best part. Do you have any ...
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How can I detect continuous touches/pressed with Unity 4.6's UI elements?

I've recently switched to Unity 4.6. My previous workflow when creating continuous-input controls (the kind where you measure continuous touch input on a single button) was to create a GUITexture and ...
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How to impale and stack targets correctly according to the collider and its coordinate?

I'm making another simple game, a catch game, where a spawning target game object must be captured using a skewer to impale it. Here how: At the start, the falling object (in red) will fall in a ...