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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Incosistent jump, stuttering

I've written this C# code to handle movement in my testing project. The game is supposed to be 2D, some kind of a platformer, just to get me started with Unity. However, it seems there's something odd ...
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Working with retina graphics on Unity 2D

I begun trying Unity for iOS 2D development. I am curious about how to work with retina devices. The first thing I did was create a 1136x640 solid rectangle sprite and throw it into my scene, then ...
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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 would I go on about making a movement system like mario party

main question how would i go about getting a movement system similar to the one they have on mario party only minus the dice roll things i have researched so I have been studying the uses for ...
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Monobehaviour can not find a member OfType in Unity

This is the line where I am getting above mentioned error: var listeners = FindObjectOfType<MonoBehaviour> ().OfType<iPlayerRespawnListener> (); I have already imported these libraries ...
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How to make a text of several letters animate, only with an animation

I wonder if it is possible to create an animation in a text with a single "animation". The problem is that for me to reach the desired effect I need to create an animation for each letter, as each one ...
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Is it possible to use C++ with Unity instead of C#?

The title kind of says it all. Is it possible to replace C# with C++ on a game using Unity?
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Unity Animator State Freezing

I am really new with Unity, I am making a game, but I am having some problems with the animators, my problem is that I am trying to add some animations to my menu, and also add new characters to my ...
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Text within a gameObject boundries

I am working in a little project and I want to show text within a rectangle. for that I use a sprite(rectangle) and a child that contains a TextMesh as component. The text change during runtime, and ...
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Does Unity have a built in pathfinding system?

I know that there a lot of plugins available for pathfinding in unity but I was just wondering if unity has a built in pathfinding system ?
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How to create sprites, programatically without using prefabs?

I have different types of images for different sprites. and i am not certain that how much different sprites(images) i will have to show. So, i gotta create the sprites and apply textures ...
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What is the best type of c# timer to use with a Unity game that uses many timers simultaneously?

I am developing a stand-alone 3d game in Unity that will have anywhere from 1 to 200 timers running simultaneously. There will be a GameObject containing 1 timer. For this game timer durations will ...
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Keypress Left is called twice in Update when key is pressed only once

I have a piece of code that is changing the position of player when left key is pressed. It is inside of Update() function. I know, Update is called multiple times, but since I have an ifstatement to ...
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How to implement efficient Fog of War?

I've asked a question how to implement Fog Of War(FOW) with shaders. Well I've got this working. I use the vertex color to identify the alpha of a single vertex. I guess the most of you know what the ...
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How do I check user's unlocked achievement and leaderboard scores via GPG plugin

I need to load user's achievement and their scores from leaderboard in my game. But the Social.LoadScore() and Social.LoadAchievements() both returns a 0 size array in callback. When I checked the ...
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Set new forward directions based on camera position [duplicate]

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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How can I dynamically load the correct sprite from a sprite sheet?

I am making a simple card game in unity. The game is based on a standard 52-card pack, with identical backs for unique faces. In my particular game different cards are worth different values and have ...
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Ouya build experiencing odd graphical artifacts, screen half black

I'm witnessing very odd graphical artifacts when I run my Unity game on Ouya. After the Unity splash screen, the game loads with the screen half black. This seemingly has started occurring out of ...
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Having a hard time having consecutive animations for an attack [closed]

So I've been trying to figure this out for about 8 hours now...It's driving me nuts because I am pretty sure that it is something dead simple that I am just not understanding. I had everything working ...
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How to implement Fog Of War with an shader?

Okay, I'm creating a RTS game and want to implement an AgeOfEmpires-like Fog Of War(FOW). That means a tile(or pixel) can be: 0% transparent (unexplored) 50% transparent black (explored but not in ...
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Unrealistic sphere behavior on inclined plane

I am trying to model a ball rolling down an inclined surface in Unity based on what I am observing in real life but it is still quite off. In Unity it takes the ball about 3 seconds to travel from a ...
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Scrolling background with changing textures

I have the 2 cubic structures that are my tracks and are scrolling basically to give effect of movement on object. In my OnBecameInvisible() method, I have changed their Tiling using mainTextureScale ...
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Material tiling and offset in unity

Ambiguity: What exactly is the difference between Tiling the material and Offset of material? Need to do: I need the material to be repeated n times on the object where I need to set the value of n ...
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Can Layer Masks Achieve This Effect

If you look at the image below you will see the player surrounded by a dotted yellow box. The dotted yellow box is also part of the player and represented a portion of the player being masked from ...
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How to make an object move again after being stopped by collision in Unity?

I have a player object which position is always centered on the main camera's viewport. This object has a Rigidbody 2D, a box and circle collider. The player moves around a level, the level has a ...
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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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Vehicle: Boat accelerating and turning in Unity

I'm trying to make a player-controllable boat in Unity and I'm running into problems with my code. 1) I want to make the boat to accelerate and decelerate steadily instead of simply moving the speed ...
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Why do I seem to lose control of my computer when full screen Unity game loses focus?

When I press Ctrl+Alt+Esc or Ctrl+Shift+Esc the game loses focus, but then the whole PC is unusable and I need to restart the PC to regain control How do I prevent the computer from locking up (let ...
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How to avoid movement speed stacking when multiple keys are pressed?

I've started a new game which requires no mouse, thus leaving the movement up to the keyboard. I have tried to incorporate 8 directions; up, left, right, up-right and so on. However when I press more ...
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How do I do 2D z-index parallax in Unity3d? [closed]

I am new to unity3d and want to develop a simple game like crazy cabie. I have to implement a z-index parallax for moving sprites towards the player and generating new sprite at the farthest z-index. ...
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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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Ease Rotate RigidBody2D toward arbitrary angle

I'm trying to make a rigidbody2D circle return to an orientation after a collision. But there is a weird behavior I do not expect - it always orients to the same direction. This is what I call in ...
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Align tetrahedrons

I'm currently generating tetrahedron meshes in Unity When a player clicks the side of a mesh, a new one spawns aligned with it, like this. I'm not sure how nor can I find any information on ...
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How to use lemodev highscore plugin for unity?

I am trying to add a server-sided highscore system to my game in unity. I have downloaded the free lemodev highscore plugin from the asset store but I cant figure out how to use it. I know where to ...
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How can i export unity games to android?

I'm using unity 4.0. I want to build games for android. When I click build it opens a select folder dialog box and wants an apk name. But after pressing select it does nothing. Simply the dialog box ...
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Simple collision detection in Unity 2D

I realise other posts exist with this topic yet none have gone into enough detail for me. I am attempting to create a 2D game in Unity using C# as my scripting language. Basically I have two objects, ...
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Unity Problem with colliding instances of same object

I want to check if object's instance is overlapping with another instance (any spawned object with another spawned object, not necessary the same object). I'm doing this by detecting collisions ...
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Characters With Interchangeable Skills

I am using unity and I would like to create characters that have interchangeable spells. As an example it would be something like Pokemon that can attain different skills as they level up and the user ...
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Dealing with numerous, simultaneous sounds in unity

I've written a custom class that creates a fixed number of audio sources. When a new sound is played, it goes through the class, which creates a queue of sounds that will be played during that frame. ...
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How can I make my player move in the direction the camera faces?

I have a 3rd person camera which can rotate around the player. My problem is that wherever camera is facing, players forward is always the same direction. For example when camera is facing the right ...
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Simulating Smartphones on PC with Unity

I want to make a game that depends on the phone orientation (changing shoot direction with tilt), however I need to test this on PC. So is there any tool I can use to simulate the orientation of the ...
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Warp GameObject Size When Entering/Leaving Area

Below I have an image describing the desired functionality I am going for. Let's say you control a square and when you move this square into a given area, any part of your rigidbody/model inside of ...
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How to generate arrays of item types knowing just the ratio of distribution

I'm stuck to find a good solution about spawning enemies. Think of it as a tower defense game. What I'm trying to do is: Create keypoints for enemy types and spawnrates, as Wave0 = Enemy0 * 1.0 ...
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Prefab random rotation in editor

Is it possible to automacicaly random rotate pefab during placement in editor in unity 4.5.3? I can make it autorotate in game(at start) but I want it to be visible in editor and at fixed rotation ...
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Looping Background in Unity

I am currently learning C# with Unity 2D but I have come across an issue after following a tutorial. I am trying to get my camera to follow my player within the game but also to get my background ...
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Enabling Unity GUI drawtexture permanently?

I'm trying to get an image to show in Unity based on a certain criteria. I would like the position of the image to be randomized every time on play. However since GUI.DrawTexture shows the image for ...
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How to add nice effects to my menu in Unity

I have a simple menu but I would like to spice it up with some of what I thought would be simple effects. I have 4 buttons that are just rectangle with some GUIText centered on the button and when the ...
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Unity - Mecanim & Rigidbody on Third Person Controller - Gravity bug?

I'm working on a third person controller which uses physX to interact with the other objects (using the Rigidbody component) and Mecanim to animate the character. All the animations used are baked to ...
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Unity - SetLookAtPosition() - Body Jittering?

I'm working on a third person controller and I'm trying to make character look at the same point as the camera. The problem is that the character jitters all the time the SetLookAtPosition() starts ...
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Problem with texture's quality in Unity

. After setting a texture to GameObject, it looks bad. Some pixels can be seen and colors are distorted. The image itself is in good quality but after importing it to Unity, it looks ugly. ...