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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Velocity deacceleration working incorrectly

Basicly, I've tried to code velocity into my game, which works sort of. The deaccelaration works sort of, but not correctly. The problem is, that the positive values, decreases just fine and dandy to ...
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Creating a light that follows the player

How do I create a point light that follows the player character when they walk around? The light should shine on the player and not on a fixed point.
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VFX for Unity sci-fi game

Can someone please give me any tips/ guides on how to create hologram, disintegration & freeze effects in Unity game? I have a sci-fi shooter game in mind, and I would like to incorporate the ...
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Rotate a 3D object in Unity3D on button click

There is a 3D character in my application developed using Unity3D. Now I want to rotate this 3D character when the user press the rotation button. I tried several ways, but didn't work. How can I ...
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How to smoothly change the target of smooth follow without camera glitch?

I am trying to change the target of the smooth follow at runtime, but there is a glitch in the camera since the targets are different sizes. I tried using lerp and smooth damp both gave the same ...
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Rotate an object smoothly on the Y axis in Unity

I am attempting a simple script to swing a door open in Unity. This requires a smooth rotation of 90 degrees around the Y axis. I have seen that one way to do this is using Unity's Quanternion ...
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Access Android Camera.Parameters from Unity

I would like to access the android defined class Camera.Parameters.getHorizontalViewAngle() from a Unity3D c# script but my java skills are limited. Can anybody offer any help? I have this code: ...
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2D engine that uses Flash Platform classes? [closed]

I want to develop a 2D game for Android, but, I want to use Flash Platform's framework APIs, ex: Sprite, Shape, Graphics, Bitmap .. etc as I have already wrote my game in AS3 .. Is there a 2D engine ...
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Should I code game logic separately from game engine scripts

I'm developing a game in Unity3d, economic strategy. I wonder if I should code logic inside unity scripts, or write it as an external module/library? By game logic I mean game model, which describe ...
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Move a player in the opposite direction they are looking

I'm looking to move the player in the opposite direction they are facing with a specified force. Rather than try to explain that better I created an image showing what I mean, I've tried reversing ...
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One to one aiming in 2D platformer

Hello all I have been having an issue with a 2D platformer I'm working on in Unity. It has an aiming style similar to Shadow Complex where the aiming will rotate around the character in direction to ...
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Unity 4 - Some Rigidbodies Won't Fall Asleep

I'm having this problem in the free edition of Unity 4.1 where rigidbodies aren't falling asleep (and yes, I've tried playing with the sleepVelocity and sleepAngularVelocity values!). I've read the ...
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Creating a game with in game programmable AI [closed]

I am looking to make a game where the player can access an in game terminal and then use this terminal to write AI logic in a programming language such as C++ or C#, then they can compile the code and ...
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is there a way to check if an animatorcontroller has a parameter?

With mecanim, if you try to set a parameter that doesn't exist, it logs a warning. It doesn't throw an exception or return null or anything useful like that. So if I set a parameter very often that ...
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Rendering lightmaps at runtime

I'm creating a procedural terrain system for Unity. And I'm looking for ways to efficiently cast self-shadows on it. If it wasn't procedural, I could simply bake a lightmap using Beast. But, I can't ...
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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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How to move around a player in a curved tunnel?

In a scenario where the player moves freely along the walls of a tunnel (like this), what is the best way to move the player along the walls of the tunnel? I'm using Unity3d game engine. I've tried ...
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How to categorize textures into atlases

I am going to use texture atlasing for the first time in my games, and at first it seemed like a great idea to split textures into atlases by categorizing them by terrain themes e.g ForestTextures, ...
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What happens when a texture is too large for a device

The question is two fold: What happens on a device when a texture is too large for it to handle? Will it crash or simply downsize it? In Unity if I use texture atlases of size 4k and then set ...
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Why are my animated objects (from Blender) always playing at the global origin in Unity?

I created and animated a sledgehammer in Blender 2.67b using an armature. The sledgehammer has one animation (created using the Action Editor) called "Idle". I parented the imported sledgehammer to an ...
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Cloud Computing Middleware to Control for Add/Kill VMs + Sessions

I'm working with some people who have a prototype game in Unity and may need to scale it up to address a larger user base. The potential application has the following characteristics: Sessions are ...
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Input events slow on unity Update function

I have this running on the Update() on Unity. I am trying to create a page swipe feature on my game, but the problem is there is a half second delay when printing "dragging" to "end drag" when I ...
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Correct way to use a GameObject.Find method in Unity C#

I have been following along with a Lynda.com video course to familiarize with Unity. I am currently attempting to grab a reference to a scene's First Person Controller's transform as follows: ...
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OUYA and Unity set up problems

I'm having trouble with the Unity / OUYA plugin. I'm using Unity 4 with the latest update on a Windows 7 machine. When I open the starter kit and try to compile the plugin I get the following error: ...
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How to draw texture to screen in Unity?

I'm looking for a way to draw textures to screen in Unity in a similar fashion to XNA's SpriteBatch.Draw method. Ideally, I'd like to write a few helper methods to make all my XNA code work in Unity. ...
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Optimization Question about Singleton [closed]

I am using Unity with c#. I have two objects and one needs to call a function from the other which is a Singleton. For this I have two solutions. But what's the best thing to do : - Call for : ...
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pathFinding performance in Unity3d

I am making Sniper game in unity 3d. In this game zombies will come randomly towards the sniper and sniper have to kill them. I am using RAIN(indie) for path finding. It works best when zombies are ...
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Unity3D filling visible camera area with objects

I'm developing an isometric tile-based game using Unity 3D. I'm using an orthographic camera looking down yaw:45° and pitch:45°. The game has an infinite world, which is loaded from a remote server. ...
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Getting mousemovement despite mouselock - unity

I have lockcursor so the cursor doesn't leave the screen, but now i have to rotate an object based on mouse movement (think garrys mod item rotation) but the mouse cursor is obviusly locked to the ...
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Texture atlasing in Unity

I'm researching new ways to optimize games for better performance. Currently I am working on texture atlasing, which is giving me a hard time. I made the atlas using Texture2D.PackTextures and saved ...
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C# Item system design approach, should I use abstract classes, interfaces or virutals?

I'm working on a Resident Evil 1/2/3/0/Remake type of game. Currently I've done a big part of the inventory system (here's a link if you wanna see my inventory, pretty outdated, added a lot of ...
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Unity third person controller and hills

So i've been building a game and using the out of the box unity thrid person controller demo stuff. I found that even the tiniest of slopes seems to stop the "dude" dead in his tracks. Is there an ...
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How to position two objects relative to each other

I am trying to make a modular vehicle editor similar to Kerbal Space Program. The user selects an initial vehicle part which is spawned in the center of the "work area". To add another part to the ...
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problem with git on a unity project

I tried to version control my project folder with git. When it came to pull the project from the repository, though, something went wrong: apparently scripts are missing and the prefabs and kind of ...
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How to create HDR and bloom in Unity3D?

Unity3D's reference describes the HDR Bloom as: Using HDR allows for much more control in post processing. LDR bloom has an unfortunate side effect of blurring many areas of a scene even if ...
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Pass parameters from html page to start() function in unity3D webplayer application

I want to pass a parameter from web browser to Unity3D web player as soon as it is loaded. I know that, as soon as the web-player is loaded, the start() function is execute inside web-player. So I ...
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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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Second camera record and export to video file (Unity)

I'm making horror quest game for PC on Unity. I'm trying my best to make it kind of unique and trying not to use standard methods like screamers etc. What i want to do badly is camera recording ...
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What does Mecanim's “loop pose” parameter do?

What exactly does the loop pose parameter do? What's the difference between enabling or disabling it on animation clips?
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How do you make the first person object the main camera?

How can a first person object character be made to be the primary viewing camera in unityscript? Do I remove the main camera? or just turn one or the other on/off?
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How to keep a GameObject from dropping?

I am applying the following script to first person object: function Update () { var mountain : GameObject; mountain = GameObject.Find("QuantumCold_B"); ...
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No appropriate version of 'UnityEngine.Transform.RotateAround' for the argument list

Assets/CircularOrbit.js(11,26): BCE0023: No appropriate version of 'UnityEngine.Transform.RotateAround' for the argument list '(UnityEngine.Vector3, System.Type, float)' was found. Here is what I ...
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How do you reference one game object from another?

I am trying to reference a game object that was created in the editor and added to the scene (not created dynamically). How can I reference this object in a script added to another gameobject? For ...
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3D movement on an authoritiative server?

I'm developing an MMORPG, using Unity for the client and "standard" C# 4.0 for the authoritative server. The server should check each player's movement and ensure that it does not collide with props ...
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How to circle an uneven object with Camera at a fixed distance?

Unity3d. I am trying to move an object with Camera around a fixed terrain (Mountain), while staying an set distance from its edge. I have the camera set to lookAt the mountain, and I want to circle ...
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Component-based programming with child objects

I am presently working on a game in Unity3d and have come to a cross road regarding scripting for repetitive child objects. Should these child objects handle its own scripting for best practice? For ...
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How do I get URL parameters from a Flash game (developed with Unity3D)?

I made a simple Flash game in C# using Unity3D. It interacts well with a web page: There is a textbox for the player to type their name and that name is used in-game. Now I want to pass the player's ...
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Issues loading in AudioSource at runtime using WWW class

I am having an issue with loading in an OGG audio file to my project. Basically I want to set my game up so that players can drop audio files into a folder called Playlist in the game directory then ...
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Really weird peaks when profiling a simple scene with Unity3D

I need some help optimizing my game. I have spent last 3 days digging around with no luck. I have noticed really odd results in the unity profiler so, I have created a simple scene with just a cube ...
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How to play character animation when using A* pathfinding

Hi I am trying to make racing game. In which I am using mecanim animation system to animate my character. Here are the conditions for the animation to play Speed --> 1 Run Speed --> ...