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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Failed to load plugin in Unity mismatch with 64-bit and 32-bit

I am building a game in Unity and I am trying to load a dll from the plugins. I am running on 64-bit windows but I want to build a 32=bit game. When I try to load the dll I get this error Failed to ...
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Unity: Prefab image is scaled

I have a question regarding to the size of images in the prefab versus UI/Image. When I drag prefab(SlotWheel) into the Scene editor, my images get scale larger. The original image that composed ...
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Implement dynamic 2 player splitscreen based on player positions

Having a local 2 player game, when the distance between the player is big enough, we have a splitscreen whose shape is defined by the angle between the two players. When they get close enough to each ...
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Unity: How to get a GameObject programmatically?

I have created a prefab. In Unity Scene editor, I dragged the prefab into the scene and named it PrefabA (this is a GameObject instance of the Prefab). Now, I need to update the PrefabA position. How ...
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Lighting changes when loading scene

I have a script that changes the levels using Application.LoadLevel (sceneNameToChangeTo); Once a level is loaded using that code when testing with the editor, the lighting changes dramatically. ...
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How to check distance between two different vectors?

So I have a very basic racing game, where I would like the car to stop once it hits the finish line. Respectively when the distance between the car and the finish line hits or goes under 0 the car ...
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Scaling images in Unity

I have a question about how scales work in Unity (using 5.0). I've made a .gif image that is 100x100 pixels in size. I put it in Resources folder under Assets. When i drag it onto the scene it ...
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Is Physics2D.BoxCast a safe alternative to a row of raycasting?

Raycasting in rows is a common practice. Is using the Physics 2D BoxCast function a good alternative to using multiple raycasts spread out (an example use being collision detection in a custom ...
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Are the prefabs stored in RAM or in the Hard disk? (Unity3D)

I have many prefabs objects (65 MB) in an Unity3D project. My game use 100 different levels with combinations of the prefab objects. What is better create 100 scenes or create only one scene where ...
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Unity not importing pivot points?

To start things off, I begin with the following set of procedures: Begin with a model in 3DS Max, which I will refer to as Cube. Confirm that Cube's pivot point is exactly in the center of it, which ...
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Unity 2D: Lighting ground tiles in a sidescroller?

I'm trying to find a good way to tint the ground tiles in my 2D game at sunrise, sunset, etc. I thought it'd be a good idea to use a diffuse material + lighting in order to create effects by ...
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Trying to implement gun cooldowns in C#

My aim is to allow my player to shoot 3 bullets at a time. Between shooting these 3 bullets the player should wait a very small interval (so that they don't all get fired at the same time) - call this ...
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Handling touch input with Event Trigger

I wrote a simple script to control my 'Player' object: using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class PlayerMovement : MonoBehaviour { public float jumpVelocity = 10; ...
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Algorithm for creating mesh from 2D image silhouette

I'm looking for an algorithm that can take a 2D image, approximate it's shape and then generate a low poly mesh. Basically, the same what Unity does with sprites when you select tight mesh instead of ...
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Alpha Lambert Shader Transparent even when Alpha is 1?

So I'm writing a shader that has to be differently transparent in different spots. However, when I use #pragma surface surf Lambert alpha, the object is partially transparent even when I force alpha ...
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GameObject's scale gets 0 after being parented in editor

1) Before 2) After being parented. I found a pattern. When adding the child, if the parent's scale.z = 0 the child scale.xyz becomes 0 on parenting. If the parent's scale.z != 0 it works. Another ...
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Basic C# Script in Unity3D for firing a bullet (not working)

working on a 2D top-down view game. Im trying to get my player to fire a bullet when spacebar is pressed. I added a component to my player (a bullet sprite) and placed it under his gun (so you can't ...
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Unity associated game object is null when running

I am just starting with Unity. I have two UI Text game objects, Atext and Btext. I have associated them by drag-dropping with my PlayerController script public variables, say public Text atext and ...
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Will I be able to use scripts included in an Asset Bundle as long as the script was in the game build?

For example, I have a script, let's call it "script.cs". If this script is in the script folder(somewhere inside the Asset folder) during build, will I be able to reference it(load an object with this ...
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Simulating beer pong physics in Unity

I'm trying to create a simple beer pong game in Unity. The basic idea is this - when it's your turn to shoot, you use your mouse to pick a point on the table that you want the ball to hit and bounce ...
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Building an animated player character from a rigged model

I have a rigged model and different animations of the same model (in C4D) - i.e they are different .fbx files. I have imported them to Unity and would like to make it a player through the Animation ...
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Moving a character depending on the direction he is facing (C#/Unity3D)

Right now I have a small soldier on the screen that moves with W, A, S, D and rotates / changes direction with the arrow keys. What I want to happen is when the player's direction changes (by using ...
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Creating a countdown Timer in Unity

I want to create a countdown timer in a Unity game I am creating. Up until now my game was running for a specific time but I was using InvokeRepeating to end the game after the set time. But now I ...
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How to properly activate trigger objects?

I have made a flying cat that follows the player, but I want the cat to be a separate object. Cat is following the player and as soon as it sees a collectible it grabs it for the player and then ...
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Unity3D Tag as a public variable in editor

How do you incorporate Tag strings into a scripts editor found in the inspector? What it is I'm babbling about: When you create a public GameObject fooObject in a script, it shows up as a box that ...
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Why is C# method not showing up for button's On Click()

I have a C# script called MainMenu.cs Here it is in its entirety using UnityEngine; using UnityEngine.UI; public class MainMenu : MonoBehaviour { public Button btnPlay; // Use this for ...
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Importing .anim files created using the Unity Animation controls

Our artist created some .anim files using the built-in Unity Mecanim system (where you use keyframes and drag various body parts to construct the animation). However, now we're trying to export them ...
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How long is SystemInfo.deviceUniqueIdentifier?

How long is SystemInfo.deviceUniqueIdentifier? The official docs say nothing about it. Obviously I can do a few tries, but these will definitely not be conclusive: did someone either gather extensive ...
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why is my (from example) shader appearing as black?

I have the following (very simple) shader: #pragma kernel CSMain RWTexture2D<float4> Result; [numthreads(8,8,1)] void CSMain (uint3 id : SV_DispatchThreadID) { Result[id.xy] = ...
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Unity3D: Storyboard-esq animation - a beginners question

As part of an interactive book I'm developing in Unity3D, I'm attempting to make an introductory scene that consists of moving lots of objects at different times - usually when another animation has ...
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CPU Usage and Available Ram in Unity 5

In Unity 5 I would like to be able to print out the CPU Usage and Available Ram left in MB. I followed the code posted on http://zamov.online.fr/EXHTML/CSharp/CSharp_927308.html and used it, however ...
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Make platform's visibility distinct from background

I have a 2d infinite runner type game which background is changing its colors constantly. Meanwhile the color of the platforms stays the same. This way the platforms at some point(when their color is ...
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Sprite disappears after adding a material to it

I have background which is FirsLayer, order in layer 0 and platform over it which is FirstLayer, order in layer 1. Once I add a material to the platform, the layer doesn't seem to change but it ...
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In Unity, how do I set the window's size?

Say I want a "world map" (maybe think the overworld in ff games) with dimensions 800px by 600px. How would I do that? Is this tied in with the resolution? Because I know you can set the game aspect. ...
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RPC events with client side interpolation

I've implemented client side interpolation, where a specified delay is put on each client. This allows them to interpolate between positions and rotations. Unfortunately, this means every thing else ...
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Colliding of 2 moving objects

I am making 2d Game with my own Physics (without using of Rigidbody - some kind of challenge for me). I have two objects which are moving, and their velocity vectors. I have some unmoving objects. ...
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Unity 5: Accessing a C# variable from Javascript

I've set up a SQLite database with Unity. Into this I would like to add the current CPU Utilisation. The SQLite scripts are in Javascript and the method for finding the CPU utilisation is in a C# ...
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Overriding all object inspectors in Unity

How can this be done? I want to add a single label to every component( including non-misbehavior ones ) in the inspector. I've tried: [CustomEditor( typeof( Object ) )] And: [CustomEditor( typeof( ...
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What would cause my script generated buttons and text to show in Unity and not on my phone?

I am using Unity 5 and the built in GUI tools. My static GUI shows up just fine which makes me think it's not a text/font issue or some such. Again, it all looks good in the Unity editor when I hit ...
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Accessing a newly Instantiated Object

I currently am creating a script that allows the player character to attack by shooting orbs at foes. I have the current code to do that (not final code, for testing purposes): ...
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Does the order in which RPCs are called match the order they are invoked locally?

For example: void A() { Debug.Log( "A was called." ); } void B() { Debug.Log( "B was called." ); } void C() { NetworkView view = GetComponent<NetworkView>(); if( view != null ) ...
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unity how to keep prefabs updated

I have a number of prefabs in unity and I regulary update them, is there an easy way make sure unity updates these prefabs so that I don't have to update 20+ identical objects in identical ways acros ...
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Unity how to change material properties at runtime

I'm working on a unity game where I want to change the color of a material from within a script. The material applies to a line renderer. I currently have the following script: using UnityEngine; ...
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On the State of Unity3D with regard to Linux [closed]

I'm not particularly new to coding or to Linux, but I am new to game development as a hobby. After some reading, listening, and watching, I have found that Unity is by far the best option as a game ...
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“Hold to jump higher” suddenly outputs a much higher jump

I'm programming my first game in Unity and I'd like to make a very controllable jump. The idea is to apply an upward force while the player is still pressing the jump button, and then after some time ...
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Scale Gameobject with defined size in pixels

I'm still new with Unity (5.0.0f4 Personal). I'm working on a simple memory game, three levels with different number of cards to find pairs. I want my game to display cards on different screen sizes ...
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Hierarchical “Select GameObject” Dialog or names with prefixes?

I am attempting to connect a series of teleporters with entrances inside a single scene. Once the player touches a teleporter he is moved to another place. I am doing this by simply connecting two ...
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Unity - UI Mobile - Script Generated buttons/text not seen?

I'm trying to generate some buttons and text dynamically with Unity 5.0 All of my code seems proper. It looks great when I play it in the editor. Everything is generated and placed and sized as I want ...
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Rich Text on InputField breaks Content Size Fitter functionality. Need some help

I'm currently using the input field as a way to make normal(ish) text in Unity. Refer to this question for more detail: How do I go about making a text box that allows for highlight-able and copyable ...
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How do I manually submit a new UI InputField in code?

I need some conditions for submitting the text inside of an Inputfield, however I cannot find a way to do this via code. I was expecting something simple like with WPF or WinForms, but I cannot find ...