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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Is it legal to sell or monetize games created with the Unity 3D free edition?

Is it okay to use Unity 3D programming and gaming software to create mobile game apps for Android and iOS? I am using a free version of Unity 3D and planning it to sell my current game app I've ...
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Unity UI InputField does not consume the keyboard input

Unity UI: I have an input field in which I can type. Unfortunately, when I hit any of the movement keys, such as the space bar, I move while I'm typing which is not the effect I want. Is there a ...
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Unity3D Strafing Left & Right

I am trying to set my character up to strafe left and right and have 2 different animations, on for left and one for right, so far what i have written allows me to strafe left or right but it only ...
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Mirroring a game object to create symmetry

I have a GameObject with a primitive shape that I call "body". I want to create and add a child to it with another primitive shape. I call it 'mutation'. But i want to duplicate the 'mutation' and ...
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(Unity) Is There a Way to Add Multiple Animation Curves Together?

This is a bit of a cross post from answers.unity3d, but I don't know how much exposure my question will get there so I figured I'd try and see if anyone here had a solution for this. You can find it ...
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Loading images using their bytes in Unity

If you import an image into the Unity inspector, the image will be encoded in Unity's own format. Usually the resulting image is much bigger than the original (from 100kb to 1MB). Of course, you can ...
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Is WWW reliable for downloading a large AssetBundle?

I have a very large AssetBundle. More than 200MB. Is WWW reasonable for downloading it from my server? I heard that you can't tell the timeout it has. I intend to use it for iOS and Android. Since ...
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AssetBundles for sprites, or download the images from my server?

I need to host several sprites in my server, and then have Unity download and use them. I have tested two methods: AssetBundles If I pack my sprites into an AssetBundle, the bundle is about 4MB. It ...
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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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Unity IOS game restart when you press the home button

Why does my unity IOS game restart when i press the home button on the device? The same game worked fine on Android device and did not restart on pressing the home button. Thanks
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Shader that draws just vertex points

The game I am developing is in unity and I want to make a shader which can be put on a mesh that only 'draws' color on each vertex point. I am not proficient with shaders, and out of all my searching ...
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Sprites and AssetBundles

I packed some sprites into an AssetBundle and uploaded it to my server. The sprites are set to type Advanced, so I can check the read/write enabled box. When my game downloads it I want to initialize ...
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What is the `AssetBundle` dropdown in the inspector for?

I know what an AssetBundle is alright. But what is the dropdown at the bottom right for? Apparently you can choose an asset bundle for this asset to belong to. So what? What happens when you choose ...
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Refer to a gameobject on start

So I want my script to set the initial position of an object depending on the size of the screen and whatever. How do I refer to the gameobject? I know you can modify stuff like their location if the ...
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Check if object is overlapping

I have two objects, both of them with polygon colliders. When I click on one of the objects, I want the player to drag it on top of the other object (without collision). If there is overlap when he ...
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Crop a texture procedurally

Is there a way to crop a texture having a list of triangles which represent the part to be kept? For instance, I have a rectangular texture and I want to obtain a texture shaped by the triangle list I ...
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Adding new assets to already packaged resources

I have written a small utility using Unity3d for video playback. Everything is great so far, distributable will work fine when all the videos are present during making a build. I am loading all the ...
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In Unity, how do I create a drag and drop object?

I have a 2d scene. I want the player to be able to pick up an object, move it around the scene and drop it somewhere. I can't find any way to do this, and all of the resources for Unity are really ...
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How to make an object move and your player move in Unity

I am making a project in Unity 4.6.1 and I don't know how to make the enemy move to certain points. I would want it to move to 2 to 4 points or more. I also don't know how to make the player move (not ...
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In Unity, how can I check if an input was made x seconds/frames ago?

I'm using the Rewired input plugin, and it comes with an input buffer. I enabled the buffer for my directional keys and airdash button so that the player doesn't have to hit both keys on the same ...
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Programmatically creating sprite animations in Unity

Some background: I have a set of animated gifs which I've converted to spritesheets, which are then imported into Unity as multiple sprites. The end result is that each spritesheet in the Unity editor ...
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Unity import text or json

Can't seem to find a definitive way to import text to C# in Unity3d. I'm looking to import either a lot of different text files or one large json file to represent all the text in the game. Thanks ...
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Can't submit facebook app for review

I'm trying to submit my app for review with publish_action. I keep getting the following error: "It looks like you haven't made any API requests to access content with the publish_actions permission ...
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Mesh fading to transparent

I have a 2D Mesh object generated at runtime painted all with uniform color. I want that mesh to have its color fade to transparent color close to the edges. Despite I searched everywhere I could not ...
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How to call a method from another c# script using invoke?

I want to call a method from another script in my script using Invoke(),but unable to run it.How can i achieve this ? Following is my code - void Start () { int randNum; randNum = ...
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How to execute events one after another?

I have a mortal combat spritesheets from which i am creating a animation clip.So, I have 2 characters and I want to execute its different actions at different time.When one character is doing action ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I update a sprite sheet without affecting the sprites already being used?

Every time I overwrite my sprite sheet with additional or updated sprites, I have to reattach the textures to all of my Animations and Sprite Renderers. How can I update a sprite sheet without ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...