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Could you explain this calculation of tiling and offset?

I don't understand why we add +colNumber when we calculate the offset = Vector2 ((uIndex+colNumber) * size.x, which gives us x=3 for the index 13, which is the square located at the coordinates x:1, ...
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Why is an engine like Unity3D emphasized over a native library like OpenGL for beginners?

I am just a beginner in 3D games, my preferred platform is Android. I posted a question in some other forum about "What to use: OpenGL or Unity3d?" They all emphasized Unity3D and using its built-in ...
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Certain sound is played after last if within script [closed]

The idea is to make the sound work when comboTime is false. However, it works in an unexpected way: the sound works after the last if statement within ComboHud.js, which is: if (Time.time > ...
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Center attribute of BoxCollider2D not working?

I've been trying to make a laser beam for my 2D shmup. I've set up a LineRenderer, along with a box collider 2D, and I've noticed that the center of the collider is positioned at one end of the line. ...
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How can I reduce Unity's package size?

I've been experimenting with Unity3D 4.3's 2D features. I've created a simple prototype game to learn how Unity works, how to create sprite animations, collisions and all the basic things. My ...
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Unity3D Directional lights vs Draw calls

I need 2 light sources looking at a different direction as per my design. This means, I cannot flag one of them as 'not-important'! I found that because I'm using 2 directional lights, drawcalls are ...
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Identify a selected prefab rather than all of them [closed]

I am trying to play a particle effect when an enemy is killed but it seems to play on a randomly selected one rather than the one that was hit. However the enemy that was hit still disappears and ...
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Making a cube follow my finger in Unity2d? [duplicate]

I would like to make a cube follow my finger when i touch an iphone screen and drag in unity 2d.
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How can I choose a pathfinding target for a unit group and move the group to that target?

So I've got some units which should move to a specific position which is given by the player. Currently the units can move there by finding a path with the A* algorithm (to be more precise: A* ...
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How do you set the target location for a navmesh using a GameObject?

I am trying to get a GameObject to navigate through a map and get to the exit. I have created a navmesh for the map and given the player GameObject a navmesh agent. The exit is marked with a empty ...
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How do you create fnt (angelcode format) files from existing bitmaps?

I often gets the same problem: Someones creates a nice bitmap font for me in form of a sheet nicely formated into a png, like this: ...and i need to create the angelcode .fnt atlas for using it ...
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Unity: Instantiate an object respecting the prefab's default rotation

Simple question, I hope. I've built a variety of prefabs for an isometric shooter game (hazards, enemies, health indicator bars, popup texts, shots, explosions). All of these prefabs were ...
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Is it possible to use Unity components individually outside of the Unity Studio?

Such as physics, rendering or math libraries/objects. I would like create a project which would benefit from a few game engine related things but rather than use a mixture of separate libraries I ...
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How to get and change a mesh-renderer component in unity?

I've been making a simple brick-breaker game using unity 4.3 (In C#). I'm currently trying to make the blocks, which are stored in an array, all start with random colour properties. The colours are ...
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Constant 2D Bullet movement in a shmup

I've been following the pixelnest tutorial to make a 2D shmup (http://pixelnest.io/tutorials/2d-game-unity/player-and-enemies/). While working on this I've experimented with increasing the firing ...
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Unity3d - zooming with orthogonal camera like in Google maps

I am implementing 2d orthogonal zoom. As far as I know - in Unity3d there are no translations like in OpenGL. Taking this into consideration, I work with : camera size camera position (center) real ...
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2d OnMouse(anything) Not working

So I want to be able to click on these targets and have them destroy themselves. Right now I have many OnMouse functions all just trying to print something for testing. For whatever reason it doesn't ...
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AddComponent using a variable

I want to add a Component to a GameObject using an existing instance of the Component class. Let's say I have the class Foo: public class Foo : MonoBehaviour { int id {get; set;} string name ...
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What does Unity's “Speed of Sound”-option do?

I've been reading Unity's manual on the AudioManager's properties. Speed of Sound is the only undocumented option. What is it for?
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Prevent GUI Clickthrough

I'm using NGUI to setup my UI in Unity. Attached to the MainCamera I do have a script to rotate the camera view by clicking and dragging. It does handle mouse events using Input.GetMouseButton(). ...
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GameObject remains null for some reason

The idea is to access the function BlockWasDestroyed(); from Combo class. Instead of var combo = gameObject.GetComponent(Combo); I've also tried with var combo = GetComponent(Combo); var ...
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android game development using unity 3d [closed]

I want to learn android game development. I dont have any programing knowledge. So should I learn JAVA and eclispe to develop games for android. Or should I learn Unity 3d. And is knowledge of java ...
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Why is my C# array in unity not working?

I'm creating a 2D brick breaking game in unity 4.3. I want all of my bricks to be different colours for each game, so I've created a C# script to assign random colours to each brick when the game ...
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How can I fix “the referenced script on this Behaviour is missing” warnings?

One of my game objects used to have a script that I have now deleted on purpose. Now it keeps saying this message as a warning: The referenced script on this Behaviour is missing! How can I rid ...
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Error when using GetComponent (Object reference not set to an instance of an object)

I'm using a textmesh to check variables in real time. Thing is if I use AddComponent within Update(), it obviously starts spamming and slows the game. If I try with GetComponent the error is the ...
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Wrapping each script with classes causes errors

The goal here is to change variables from another script. Thing is that they must be in classes, so for example I wrapped this code (which is from PadControl.js): #pragma strict public var ball : ...
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Can't edit specific variables from the inspector panel, while variable is static

In order to make the variable accessible from other classes, I have to make it static. When I make it static, I can't edit it from the Unity's Inspector panel. No way to be able to do both: ...
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Update vs. FixedUpdate in Unity

I was told to use Update() for graphics and FixedUpdate() for physics, but sometimes my inputs won't register when I use FixedUpdate(). It works fine if I use Update() for everything though. Should I ...
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Why are my Unity procedural animations jerky?

I'm working in Unity and getting some crazy weird motion behavior. I have a plane and I'm moving it. It's ever so slightly getting about 1 pixel bigger and smaller. It looks like the it's kind of ...
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Should I be concerned about assets being accessed by dumping VRAM?

I have heard many people tell me that a user can dump the VRAM on their GPU and get all the images in my game. Including all "Streamed" images. This includes most of my Menu graphics. How would a ...
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Does Unity own my game?

I made my first game in unity, and I was wondering if I can sell it without owing anything to unity?
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Unity platform pathfinding

I've been trying to find a way to do this but I'm not sure how. I've gone through A* pathfinding but could find anything on this. What I'm looking for is pathfinding for something kind of like a super ...
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A problem with texture atlasing in Unity

I have the texture below and I need to get rectangular parts from it. I could finally combine meshes of different quads to improve performance, but I with quads of different tilings, this means ...
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Projecting a light onto a quad

I need to project the light onto the quad and use its value for translating the vertices. I'm currently having 6 vertices, two quads, The points are A X C B Y D Point X, Y are coming from two ...
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How can I implement simple distributed processing in a Unity game?

I'm looking to set up a game which uses distributed processing. Just a simple brick shooter in unity with the distributed part being that the calculations for the falling blocks are handled by another ...
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How can I play an animation in response to an event?

I've written a script to play an animation, but it starts immediately as my level loads. Instead, I want it only to start when triggered by some event or after a given timeout. How can I do this?
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Is this Possible to force gameobjects (coliders etc) to get stretched based on the aspect ratio of the screen?

Well with unity3D, I am in big trouble whenever I use sprites. As for textures I compensate for a evener look by Stretching it (Screen.width & Screen.height- that's fine for low end 2D games). Now ...
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Why is my Snake' tail rendering the wrong sprite? [closed]

I am making a snake game in Unity. The game is simple, using Texture2D to display the head, tail and body parts. I am stuck with this problem: I stored 4 textures (each one for one of the four ...
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How can I implement Objective-C libraries in Unity?

I've been a "hardcore" developer for sometime now, as I've always worked with pure code reactive rendering, and contributed to Cocos2d library some time ago , (It is the one I used for my games) . But ...
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Textures in Unity3D appear with lower quality than in Photoshop

I made game assets that look great in Photoshop, but they look like crap when I import then into Unity and run the game. Why?
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Level loading works in Unity editor, but quits when deployed

In my level selection screen, all but the first level start out locked. When I click on a level, it loads perfectly in Unity editor. However, when I build the game on a real device, the game stops as ...
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how to call the specific animation?

I have a script to control the player simply moves Left, move right, etc.. but the animation when winning, losing, or Light, just put it on the animation and animator and no script for it. I wanted ...
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Animating feet seperately from the body

I have a character and I would like to animate a walking animation for it. However i get the following result when I animate it: (ignore the green lines/ markers/ sound) As you can see the foot ...
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Should I use scenes in Unity for menus?

I assume scenes are for different levels, but should I use them for menu screens or is there a specific tool for menu screens?
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3D model editor manipulators

I'm trying to make my own 3D model editor to better learn 3D programming. I have my translate manipulators and I'm trying to calculate the Vector2 that the mouse would have to move in order to move an ...
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Frequent stuttering, high FPS spikes with VSync option turned on in Unity standalone build

I'm experiencing an issue using Unity 4.3.2 and standalone builds. If I turn on VSync in the project's Quality settings, running the game at the native monitor resolution, I'll frequently get high ...
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Print on the GUI in Unity

I'm trying to show the players name on the GUI with a label. GUI.Label(new Rect(10,10, 100, 30), playerName); Instead of use the default style I want to use a different font with larger character. ...
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How can I switch between texture atlases based on the iOS version?

How can I switch between atlases (with different resolutions) in Unity based on the runtime iOS version?
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Can I make a character solid but not lose non-physics behaviour?

My character can walk around in the world, but walks through other objects, for example a cylinder (stand-in for a cannon). To fix this I added a capsule collider to each of the character and ...
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How to create public Arrays of game objects so that they can be assigned through inspector

I am making a unity2D game. I need to declare public array of gameobjects so that I can assign them colliders, textures through inspector by drag n drop. Is there any way to do this? I am using c#. I ...