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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Creating procedural mesh with orientation

I am working on creating a procedural cylinder mesh with Unity C#. I have everything working but there is one thing I would like to implement in my existing code is to define a vector3 halfAxis which ...
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(Unity) Is there a way to automatically create a material for each texture and assign the texture to it?

I have imported hundreds of textures in my Unity project, and I'd like to create a material for each of them. This would obviously take a lot of time, so how would I go about doing this automatically? ...
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Unity problems with OnTriggerStay and Input.GetKeyDown

Background information Some weeks ago, I start by creating my own platform game. You control a character, that can collect logs and should hold all the campfires on in the game. When the user has ...
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How do I keep my orbiting camera upright?

I am working on code that rotates the camera around a point on the in-game map when dragging the mouse. I understand how to lock it so it stays above the map surface. However, if I keep rotating the ...
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Script attached to one button triggers other buttons too in unity

As you can see in the image above, I have 4 buttons. I have attached a C# script to only one button to change the scene on click. Now the scene should change only when I click on the button to ...
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submeshes and dynamic batching doesnt work as expected

I'm duplicating one object with submeshes frequently, and assigning a random material from five materials to each submesh. There is batching happening, but it's not quite as efficient as I would have ...
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Best way to constrain character to a path?

I'm in the process of developing a level-based runner for mobile phones, and I've hit a wall when deciding which method to use to get the character to move through the level. Basically - I need my ...
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Change pointerDrag target during a drag

In Unity, I am trying to change which GameObject is receiving drag messages from my EventSystem's StandaloneTouchInputModule. E.g., while I'm dragging one object, a script reassigns who is receiving ...
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Do I have to commit the downloadable assets for Unity to the repo? Or a reference for the team to download them?

QUESTION (Short version) I am going to use the Unity Test Tools asset to do unitary testing. Q: Do I have to commit the Unity Test Tools to my repo? (using git, by the way). CONTEXT Team / Workflow ...
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Recreating iPhone Home Screen in Unity

I am trying to recreate a UI menu that has functionality similar to the iPhone's home screen: If a user drags anywhere on the menu (including on a button), it should drag the whole page left/right ...
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Is OnMouseUp()'s behavior intended?

Version: Unity3D 4.6.2f1 I have a grid of tiles (Cube GameObjects with a Tile script attached). They are positioned at their index location [x][y] = (x, y, z=0) World Coordinates. Below, I try to ...
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Cameras overhead

I'm planning on using several cameras on Unity with different size to create a parallax background. I'm concerned that addidng maybe 3-5 cameras just to render the parallax background is an overkill. ...
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GameObject scope over RPC call

Debugging my code I faced some unexpected behavior. I called an RPC using uLink.NetworkView on the server passing some parameter including a GameObject tagged as Player. Inside that RPC I make a ...
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How to detect the edge of a platform?

I have create a enemy AI script. These enemies are animals in my game. What I want is that the enemy can detect the edges of a platform. using UnityEngine; using System.Collections; public class ...
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Raycast Masks not working Unity3D

I'm having a problem with filters/masks when raycasting. I've created a LayerMask and then in the inspector selected the layer I want to ignore when Raycasting. however then I print out the name of ...
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Unity free look camera on two axes. How do I do it?

I'm new to Unity and c# but have programming experience... I have a a simple "game" in Unity that shows one sphere orbiting another. How do I allow the camera to be moved by the user in a "free ...
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In Unity3D, what ways can I improve the batching with a single texture atlas and four-point material?

I'm building a randomized city terrain with a set of planes, custom 4 vertice square made in Blender. I've got a texture atlas working so that it draws on a single material and texture, but it's still ...
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Shmup Unity, create an enemy spread shot to the player

Following this lecture: http://www.shmup-dev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=347 , i created a bullet that shoot from the enemy directly to the player, in a straight line. Now i want to create 3 ...
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Unity: Set Zoom's Center XYZ point

I have my pivot/orbit camera set up: http://pastebin.com/2c7buUjV When I zoom in/out it snaps to the center of the sphere, then starts the zoom. I want it to zoom from where the camera currently is. ...
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With a Texture Atlas that has 128x128 tiles, how can I use that in Unity3D?

So I've got a working texture atlas that has tiles fitting 128x128. However, I can't quite figure out how to use them. I know it's probably got something to do with ...
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How to customize a character with new objects (clothes, body parts) in a 3D game?

how do we customize a character in a game by adding, for example, a different clothing? The character has an armature, made in Blender, if I add a new object with the game engine, I would have to copy ...
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How to store variable inside an array unity? [closed]

I was wondering how I can store these anims inside an array, because, the start function will be fired one time. I would like to be able to call these Animators more then one time. public ...
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Do Game Objects which lay outside camera view consume computer/mobile resources in Unity?

In unity, let us suppose that I have some Game Objects in my scene that are not visible to camera and so are not rendered while the game is running. Will these Game Objects be consuming ...
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What is the cause of these WaitForFPS spikes and dips?

In Unity, moving the player causes the camera to jitter. I went to the Profiler, and I saw these spikes: On further inspection, all the yellow spikes were WaitForFPS(). I've tried every VSync setting ...
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Picking up objects and dropping object in untiy2d [closed]

I want to add a functionality to make the player able to pick up certain objects and dropping them. When the player move towards the object he wants to pick up,when he picks up the object and move ...
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Unity material is missing after compilation

I have a piece of code that signals the player that a projectile has hit its target. Everything works fine during the playmode, however after I compile it, it acts as if there was a missing material. ...
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Create an 2d Isometric map with tiles?

I'm creating a 2D Tower Defense game and I want it to be isometric. I'm creating it on the XZ plane in Unity(3D mode). I need the map to be based on tiles so I can seperate the monsters' path and the ...
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I can't drag'n'drop UI-Elements from the Scene-hierarchy into a public field (Unity 5)

I just watched this Video https://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials/projects/survival-shooter/player-health and tried to drag'n'drop the UI-Elements on the matching script, just like they did. But this is ...
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Unity3D + Kinect V2 | How to detect people when they are standing side to device

I can't detect people when they are standing/walking side to device. I have used Miscrosoft's library for Unity3D to kinect and it works perfect when somebody stands direct front to Kinect device - ...
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Instantiating on a random node, provided the node is walkable, but what if it isn't walkable?

In my demo I have a GUI where the user determines the number of AI that will spawn. I would like these AI to spawn onto the walkable area of my Grid. So I choose a random position then get the node ...
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Change Camera Contrast in VR Game

Hello there Firends , I'm developing a Virtual Reality game in Unity. As in every VR game , i have 2 cameras for stereo rendering. I want to show the same object in each camera having different ...
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Why is Unity3D on OSX ignoring my XBox 360 controller?

I'm using a fork of the Tattie Bogle driver that has a signed kext. The System Settings panel shows all inputs correctly. One axis is configured in Unity3D 5 like this: Still, I don't see any ...
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Rotate gameobject on fix X and Y axis with touch

I'm using Unity 5, and I want to rotate an object using touch input. This works: target.transform.Rotate(touchDeltaPosition.x 3.0f,touchDeltaPosition.y 3.0f ,0,Space.World); The problem is it also ...
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Destroying Unity GameObject when it goes out of camera during runtime

I have this GameObject instanciated in unity - void Start () { GameObject myRoadInstance = Instantiate(Resources.Load("car"), new Vector3(5, 5, 5), ...
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How can I manually call/fire OnTriggerExit() for colliders a trigger is inside of in Unity?

In Unity, the OnTriggerExit() method is not called/fired (not sure if it's an event or not) when an object is disabled or destroyed within it's collider. In comparison to it being fired is an active ...
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Instant replay system by saving frames to memory in Unity

When designing an instant replay system that will playback the last n seconds of gameplay, I've seen people essentially record all of the game events and game object states and play it back. This ...
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Creating a custom collider shape in unity, and performance concerns

I want to create a custom chaped collider in unity to create point-defense triggers for objects. I have a spherical collider that triggers for attacking objects that enter it already. However I want ...
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PlatformEffector2D “Collision Pop” Avoidance?

I have noticed that when "One Way" is checked, and you have your character jump up through the platform, the character pops up to the top as a way to resolve the collision of the player and the top ...
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How to create planets

I need 3D planet models for my game. I can add objects onto the planet and add the sky by myself, but are there any good modeling tools for creating big spheres that would allow me to add mountains ...
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Glow shader limited by the texture area

I'm working on a glow shader (for 2D engine Futile relying on Unity). It works OK but the effect is limited by the texture area. Except from adding a lot of empty pixels around the textures (which ...
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Make my Tower continously fire at enemy while inside collider?

So I've made a Tower script in c# that spawns a projectile that then fires at the enemy gameobject. However, because I'm using the OnTriggerEnter() function it will only fire as many times as ...
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Is transform.forward mutable?

Suppose I have a GameObject, and I want it's transform.forward to be facing up. Is it possible to change it as seen below? public class Main : MonoBehaviour { void Start () { Vector3 ...
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Particle system ONGui()

I have some scripts which uses OnGUI() method and they are attached to my GameMenu object. I need to play a particle system on the scene while the GUI scripts are active. When I do that I cant see the ...
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Character on spherical terrain

My game is played on a big spherical world. Made up of a big spherical mesh with sphere collider, with 'gravity' at it's center (gravity for objects is controlled trough scripts). Now if I put a ball ...
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StopCoroutine is not stopping my coroutine in Unity

I'm getting some attacking to work with my units and I noticed that the coroutines seem to start adding up even after the StopCoroutine(IEnumerator) as need called. I dug around on ways to perform ...
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Check if is object in camera field and not covered by other object

I know how to check if object is in camera view but how I can check if that object is cover by something elese? In my case I want to turn on or off some effect when I look at light. At this moment my ...
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Unity - C# - Angle tile not instantiating [closed]

I'm currently connecting two rectangles with a 'L' shaped line. I have written the code so that it cycles for every position from one rectangle to the other and instantiates some gameObjects that ...
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How to “merge” multiple intersecting circles so that only the outer edges of each show?

In my RTS (In Unity) each unit or building has strategic circles in a similar fashion to SupCom. If you have multiple units or buildings selected it looks like the picture to the left. I want to make ...
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Adding some recoil to the Camera so that the crosshair is pushing to the sky (FPS game)

I just want to add some recoil to the camera, but I can't find a working script. It's an fps, so I take my mouse axis to rotate the camera. And now I want a pushback to the top, so that the camera ...
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Efficient billboarding sprites in Unity 5

What's the most efficient way to do billboarding sprites in Unity 5? I want to make a forest of sprite trees in 3d space. Those sprites need to face the camera at all times. I am working on VERY ...