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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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unity3d - AI terrain detection

My goal is to have my animals walk around within a certain range. Everything works except for when it comes to the y axis. I can choose a position for it to walk and it will go there but I have no way ...
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Backround turning, follow the character

In my Unity2d-platformer, I need background to follow the character, so I just attach it. And when character turn left from right (or right-to-left), background turn too. How can I make my ...
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How do I access a Unity class from an Android Activity?

I have made my own C# classes in Unity. How can I access them from the Android Activity that starts the UnityPlayer? Example: I have a C# class called testClass in Unity: class testClass { ...
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Adding materials to a Line Renderer through code? (Unity)

I have a material that I am using to add a glowing effect to my line renderer. I can add this as a 2nd material to the line to give it a glowing effect. I want to be able to add/remove this material ...
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Unity new UI - Dynamically change the functions called by GUI elements

Looking to dynamically change the value in the button OnClick and slider On Value Changed . If I had to guess on how this was done, get a reference to the button/gui element. Next get the Button ...
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Play animation when click on each player with in maincamera unity3d

I have 3 gameobjects (player1, player2, player3). I attached a script "playerscript" to these game objects. In the main camera, I have added another script called "testscript". Clicking on a player ...
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Unity 2D: Sprites/Diffuse is making my character weird, like an antialias

i'm trying to put light and shadows on my 2D character but when i set the material on it to Sprites/Diffuse, it's kinda putting a strange smooth on my pixels. Without diffuse: With diffuse: And ...
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Is it possible to use one if statement for each level scene?

I'm working on a platform game where you as a player have to collect logs, to keep on all the fires in the level. Each campfire has a timer, which ensures that every x number of seconds the animation ...
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How to correctly import 3D max files into Unity3d?

I am trying to import a downloaded 3D max (.3DS) object into Unity3D and preserve the textures correctly. I've tried to select the .3DS-file and its jpg-files and dragged and dropped it into Unity3D. ...
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Pathfinding in a 2D “sidescrolling” strategy game

I've been thinking up a real-time strategy game that plays on a platformer type of map. The collidable portion of these maps will be made up of square tiles. I've done A* pathfinding in top down tile ...
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How do I size my map in blender so it will be the right size in unity?

I am working on a fps game but I cant get the size right of my map in blender, every time I export it to a .fbx file (unity won't work if it is a .blend file) it is a super small plane floor in unity ...
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One Android app, dynamic load several Unity games

I'm a newbie in this unity world, exciting about everything in it. Days ago I came up with this idea: One day someone finds this android app, naming "Blahblah Game Engine" or anything else. This ...
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Why doesn't OnCollisionStay execute continuously?

I'm currently trying to build a simple demo where the player can jump. This is the script I have setup so far. using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class PlayerJump : MonoBehaviour { ...
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Change velocity of CharacterController?

I'm trying to change the velocity of a character controller component on a Third Person Controller, but when I try to change it, the console says the velocity is read only. This is my code. ...
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How to force a translation to go through an exact point?

I have a camera object with a script that will whether translate it with a set speed, or stop it. I also have 7 "checkpoints", where there are 7 different quads, who will stop the camera whenever the ...