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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Checking if object passed between two other objects

I have a three objects (strikers), lets say red, green and blue. When I apply force to the green object I want to check if it has passed between red and blue or not. See the image below for an ...
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Normal mapping for Android and iOS

I'm making a mobile game for Android and iOS on Unity. At the moment I am researching and designing the technical aspects of the game. Since it is not plausible to use highly detailed models for ...
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Why can't I rotate anything to be “more than 360 degrees or less than 0 degrees”?

I've been trying to make an animation in Unity, but most assets already come bundled with everything facing at 0 degrees, not to say it's a bad thing. However, the problem I'm facing is that the ...
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Understanding animations of controllable characters

I am a newbie trying to learn basics of Unity3D (5) before starting to do the real thing. Even though I tagged it as Unity3D, the logic should be the same for every kind of game engine. So I will be ...
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unity 5 C# or Unreal Engine 4 C++ [on hold]

now with unity 5 and unreal engine 4 both going for AAA graphics(unity) and free(UE4) which is a better choice...i have been working with unity for the past year and C# is boring to program...UE4s C++ ...
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How do I create a custom tool in Unity?

Unity Editor has the usual bunch of standard tools: translate, rotate, and scale. I want add custom tools (to e.g. "paint" metadata onto the ground, or drag-and-drop stuff between gizmos). How?
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Unity Frustum Culling Issue

I'm creating a game that utilizes off center projection. I've got my game set up in a CAVE being rendered in a cluster, over 8 PC's with 4 of these PC's being used for each eye (this creates a ...
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Understanding Unity 5 Car controller

As with all Unity versions Unity 5 comes with a set of Standard Assets. This new set of Standard Assets comes with a Car Controller. Either by attaching a Car user controller script or a Car A.I. ...
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Player Gravity Questions

I've made it so that all entities have complex box colliders for hit detection purposes. These entities also have character controllers on them. The problem? Gravity, or lack thereof. When the ...
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Switching renderer off/on for an object in unity using C#

I have a GameObject called 'Stone' that is rendered on Game Play. I have attached a C# script called RenderOff to to make 'Stone' invisible on Game Play. RenderOff.cs using UnityEngine; using ...
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Unity 5 - Error with code to make pitch changes based on distance

I really need help. It's 2:00 AM here and my brain is half dead so I can't, for the life of me, find out what's wrong with this code anymore. It's supposed to find the distance between the game ...
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What is the correct multiplication order for a 2D matrix?

I'm currently trying to create a camera and entity/model matrix for my 2D game similar to that of Unity3D. I've already tried to find answers to this question on stackoverflow/gamedev but i couldn't ...
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animation control problem

I have a list of .FBX object.When I drag that .FBX into scene its corresponding inspector Animation component(fig 1) appears but when I drag some other .FBX object into the scene the Animator ...
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Unity3D - How to tessellate 2D sprites?

I use dynamic vertex lighting on 2D sprites. On larger sprites the lighting is uglier than on smaller ones. This is because every sprite is just a quad of two triangles. Not enough vertices there for ...
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Unity: Finding Objects Positions From An Array [on hold]

So I currently have an Array holding a list of 80 objects. I have created a for loop to randomly pick 20 of the objects, from there I want to find those random 20 objects positions. I've tried a few ...
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Lookrotation of a gameObject in just one axis

So I am trying to orient a gameObject ( house in the picture below) which is nothing but a plane and has a 2d texture on it as you see below. The whole game is made on a hex sphere. I am using ...
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Error in unity : The type or namespace name RigidBody could not be found [closed]

i m new to unity and got stuck in a problem , i have searched unity forum but could not get an answer to solve my problem. getting this error. The type or namespace name RigidBody could not be found. ...
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How to stop 3D model from reflecting light like plastic

I was browsing SketchFab and found a 3D model I decided to try in Unity. This is how the model looks in SketchFab's viewer: When I put it in Unity, I used a Directional Light object: As you can ...
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Usage of math.Atan2 in a 3D coordinate system with Unity

I have a simple question on usage of math.Atan2 function with Unity in a 3D environment. I found this code on Unity's documentation for Math.Atan2. I changed it a bit to fit my needs. Vector3 ...
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Spawning moving text make it disappear overtime

I am trying to display a text when I click the letter 'R'. When the text appears, it should slowly slide down on the y axis only, slowly disappear over 4 seconds and get disabled. I am not able to ...
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Cannot get the specific bounds of my Animation sprite?

I have an animated sprite on my scene, and I would like to scale it to the screen width/height. So on my scene, I thought I'd add a Rect Transform first to find out my object's size, turns out it's ...
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Instantiate a prefab and call a method from it's script

I am creating a game in unity and I have a prefab that I instantiate on center occasions. What I want to do though is after instantiating the prefab. Get a handle to it and call a specific public ...
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Bad quality of the sprite in Unity

I need to import a few sprites (background platform and sky) into my game scene but it seems that their quality after importing into Unity is too bad (they are blurred). The original resolution of ...
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Use both AddForceAtPoint and change velocity property?

I'm using Rigidbody2D for some game objects. It seems that when I AddForce() or AddForceAtPoint(), the game objects are mostly affected on the Y axis and hardly at all on the x axis. I don't ...
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Camera.WorldToScreenPoint not working with perspective

transform.position = Camera.main.WorldToScreenPoint( new Vector3( origin.position.x, origin.position.y, origin.position.z ) ); I have this code on a Unity 4.6 UI object. The origin is some transform ...
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Instantiated Prefab Facing Wrong Way

Here's a Youtube video of my problem in action ((in the video I am clicking in various directions, yet the fireball is always created facing down in some direction.)) I've been having a lot of ...
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Unity 5: Error when everything is okay(Object reference not set to an instance of an object)

i'm getting this error when the collider colides with something: Object reference not set to an instance of an object It's referencing to the gamecont.Death(); from this script: and the death ...
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The Validity Of “Else-IF” in Unity (Or any C# for that matter) [closed]

While I'm speaking specifically for my use in Unity, I'm sure this question probably applies to C# in general. I've seen a lot of debate on the use of the "else if" statement. Particularly, I'm ...
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How to figure out if I'm on the right path [closed]

I'm a software developer from Israel, I've been programming professionally since 2011, my first job was in HP software and lasted 2 years after which I decided that I want to pursue my dream in ...
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How to make custom shaped holes in terrain

So I'm trying to create a game where you fit certain shaped objects into the hole that fits them (similar to the young children's game with different shaped blocks) in Unity 3D. I've encountered a ...
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Jumping higher when the player touches a trigger collider in Unity

Im using Unity engine to create a 2D platformer. My character can single/double jump, this works fine everywhere except when i am in range of a collider with a IsTrigger set to TRUE, then my character ...
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(Unity) Physics based movement vs Straight position change

Unity provides a cool physics engine for game development and I want to utilize it in my game. Shorter version I want to use physics engine for everything else other than character movement because ...
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Unity 2D - Object following target instead of moving towards it

I'm making a 2D game with Unity that's based on avoiding/evading enemies. The problem i'm facing right now is i can't get the enemies to move towards the target/player, but instead they follow it. So ...
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Unity sprite with higher sorting layer not firing its OnMouseDown function

I have 2 objects, both have a Box collider 2D. The first object is on the Level1 Sorting Layer and has a Tile script attached to it. The second object is on the Level0 Sorting Layer and doesn't have ...
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Unity 2D detect if swipe goes through an object

I am developing a game in unity with flying arrows that the user tries to deflect by swiping through them (changing their direction). I can get the arrows to move with the swipes, but they move no ...
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How to add a UI Text for keeping Score in Unity 5

My Problem is simple I want to show scores on my game. The examples on internet are good but in Unity 5 there are no GUI elements but instead these are now UI elements. I was following this example: ...
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InputManager in Unity

I´m having a rough time trying to figure out a proper way of dealing with key mapping and key bindings in unity. The built-in unity input manager is useless to me since it doesnt support key mapping ...
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Quaternion Slerp and Lerp implementation (with overshoot)

I am working with Unity (C#) and was looking for an implementation of Slerp and possibly Lerp that allow overshoot (progress not strictly limited to 0..1 range). I want to do some tweening animation ...
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How to make a gameobject Scale up from another GameObject script

hi there im having a rought time with this code, trying to make a gameobject grow in scale from touching this one, and when a set amount of scale is reached destroy this game object ( the one who ...
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2D game world engine

I'am starting to develop a 2D game with snake or worm. My question now is: When my snake reaches the right edge the world should move. (Like in this game) My first thought was to implement a camera ...
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Speed needed to make a car jump from a ramp

I need to make a car jump from a ramp to another, and I need this to be done using AI so I thought it would be enough to set a fixed speed for my car when near the ramp, in order to let it jump ...
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Using Appendbuffers in unity for terrain generation

Like many others I figured I would try and make the most of the monster processing power of the GPU but I'm having trouble getting the basics in place. CPU code: using UnityEngine; using ...
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Create a 2D orbit trajectory like in angry birds space and a circular orbit

I am working on a 2D game, and I am working on adding some space physics : I need to find a way to create a circular orbit and an orbit like angry birds space ( the spiral trajectory ) . So there is 2 ...
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How to cast colored shadows

I have a glassy object and when light passes through it I want it to cast colored light behind it, instead of the shadow. I could just use another light object to cast that colored light, but is it ...
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Unity provides wrong Input value if game is started with bumpers pressed down

As the title states I am having an issue with the following. It is a pretty specific edge case but it is something I can't work around. In Unity I have created two Axes to allow me to check the value ...
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How to make Unity3D Camera focusing on one area?

In my Unity3D project, I have a board created dynamically (using c#) and located on the screen as follow: 0 < x < 12 0 < z < 12 y = -1 How can I make the camera focusing on the board ...
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dynamic 2d texture creation in unity from script

I'm coming from HTML5 and I'm used to having the 2D Canvas API I can use to generate textures. Is there anything similar in Unity3D? For example, let's say at runtime I want to render a circle, put 3 ...
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Unity3d. Overlay of clothes on a human model

I have: Clothes model (jackets, shirts, sweater etc. with various sizes,colors) Human model with dynamic height, width, position Need overlay the clothes' model onto a human model. Variant with ...
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How to flick gameObject using Touch?

I've been searching for a solution for my problem for a while on the web, but i didn't find anything that work properly What i want to do I have a bouncing ball and I want to let the user flick it ...
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Using Smaller Textures in Unity on Older/Smaller devices

In Unity, when you have MipMapping selected, will this cause the full size texture to always be brought into memory? I have a game which runs on high end mobile devices with ultra-high resolution ...