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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What does the number in TextMesh.lineSpacing refer to?

I have a TextMesh with some text, and mutliple lines. The 4 examples have these settings: lineSpacing = 220, characterSize = 10 lineSpacing = 220, characterSize = 25 lineSpacing = 220, ...
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Unity 2D Current object force

I'm working on a game with an entity firing a shot. This shot could destroy other entities as well as the entity who generated the shot. My first step was to apply a force to the rigidbody2D of the ...
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Unity 2D - scale sprite according to screen width

So I have a square sprite (width == height) and I want to scale it so that both width and height are exactly one fifth of the width screen. To find the desired pixel width I do: float ...
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Glass Material for Unity 5

Anyone know how to make a glass material in Unity 5? I can do metal and image textures, but not sure how to create a glass material(its for a shower door and just plane glass. A search on google ...
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In Unity, why do my animator states wait until the end of each animation to change?

I'm trying to make a simple idle-walk transition in Animator using Unity. I've set a script that changes the Speed value from the Animator, and it works perfectly when I move the character forward ...
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Will I lose the mesh if I delete the original prefab?

I'm working in Unity 5, and I currently have the following setup: My project contains two prefabs which we'll call "Cube" and "CubeT". Cube was imported from an FBX file generated by Autodesk 3DS ...
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Rotate the camera on a given angle

Good day! I apologize in advance for my bad english. The task is as follows: "On the stage there is a camera and a gun with rays when a ray gun out of sight of the camera (vertical) is required to ...
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How to determine if character has fallen into the gap in an infinite runner/jumper?

I'm building a 2D infinite runner. In the game, character jumps from pillar to pillar and pillars are randomly generated. I have this working. But how to determine if the character failed to jump on ...
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Unity5 UI - How to trigger button click event while preventing menu item deselect event?

So I've got a load menu using Unity's new UI system, basically just a list of save games you can select with a mouse click along with a couple of buttons at the bottom to delete or load the selected ...
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Unity: why game app on Android takes up much more memory than Unity Profiler reports?

We are profiling a game app on Android 4.4.2 device via Unity’s ADB profiling. We have set up ADB profiling following the official guide: http://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/Profiler.html The ADB ...
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How do I rotate and object around itself, and translate it at the same time?

I have this animated gif of my problem. I have a sprite object with a box collider, and I'm trying to rotate it around its center. My rotation script consists of this : this.transform.Rotate (0, 0, ...
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Unity: Can't press space to unpause. Is this a Unity UI bug? Or maybe poorly written code?

So I think I have a bug with my pause menu. For the sake of simplicity I've boiled down what I'm trying to acheive: When the player first starts up the game there's a UI menu with one button: 'Start ...
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Unity animation editor having trouble to animate twice the same component

I'm not getting warm with the Unity animation editor. This is what I want to do: The 2 lasers should be like this, rotating 360 degrees over and over. .The classname laser2 doesn't mean anything, I ...
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Why can't I rotate anything to be “more than 360 degrees or less than 0 degrees”?

I've been trying to make an animation in Unity, but most assets already come bundled with everything facing at 0 degrees, not to say it's a bad thing. However, the problem I'm facing is that the ...
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DontDestroyOnLoad() doesn't work in Unity

I have a problem with DontDestroyOnLoad() in Unity. It does not work! My code: private static PlayerSpawningScript instance; public void Awake() { Debug.Log ("PlayerSpawningScript awake"); ...
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Switching renderer off/on for an object in unity using C#

I have a GameObject called 'Stone' that is rendered on Game Play. I have attached a C# script called RenderOff to to make 'Stone' invisible on Game Play. RenderOff.cs using UnityEngine; using ...
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Unity: how do I edit a second scene when my objects are still in the first?

I have my game set up so that objects like the Canvas and the main character are set to DontDestroyOnLoad; they're only initiated in the first scene. However, this means that when I load my second ...
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Unity 5 - Error with code to make pitch changes based on distance

I really need help. It's 2:00 AM here and my brain is half dead so I can't, for the life of me, find out what's wrong with this code anymore. It's supposed to find the distance between the game ...
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Implementing FSM on multiple class UNITY3D

I am recently implementing design patterns on my project, while researching around I came across many advance techniques like HFSM ,Behaviour trees. I did implemented behavior trees wherever required ...
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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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Understanding Unity 5 Car controller

As with all Unity versions Unity 5 comes with a set of Standard Assets. This new set of Standard Assets comes with a Car Controller. Either by attaching a Car user controller script or a Car A.I. ...
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Understanding animations of controllable characters

I am a newbie trying to learn basics of Unity3D (5) before starting to do the real thing. Even though I tagged it as Unity3D, the logic should be the same for every kind of game engine. So I will be ...
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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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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 do I create a custom tool in Unity?

Unity Editor has the usual bunch of standard tools: translate, rotate, and scale. I want add custom tools (to e.g. "paint" metadata onto the ground, or drag-and-drop stuff between gizmos). How?
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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Unity PHOTON/PUN Collision Detection

I am trying to create a virtual 3D chat room based on character interaction (just like in Sims2), so I have added a collider on the "user's in-game character". The problem is that when I enable the ...
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Polygons requirement on mobile devices, around 3000 vertices?

I read on the unity documentation that a character should be between 300 to 1500 "polygons" on mobile devices to have good results. In Blender, we have "tris" or "faces", does "polygon" stand for the ...
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Deleting fewest Navmesh Obstacles when no valid path is found

So I'm building a Tower Defence, with mazing (i.e. the player can place towers to make the mobs take a longer route to there destination.) I'm using Unity's Navmesh system. Each Enemy unit has a ...
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Doing object movement in a loop in unity

I have a Game Object at position (0, 0, 0). To move it to position (2, 2, 2), I'm using this code below - void Update () { Vector3 TargetPosition = new Vector3(2, 2, 2); transform.position = ...
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Instantiating prefabs dynamically in script

I have a canvas object. I right click it and add a Button, which defaults to having a rect transform, image script, button script and text child object. I make it a prefab and delete it from my ...
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Why do Unity networking libraries fail when building for the Windows Store?

I am using Lidgren and RSA in my networking framework, but things like IPAddress are "nonexistent" when I try building for windows store. RSA classes don't work, either. Why is this? How could I ...
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Any way to visualize how will game objects look on different screens?

After completing my game and sending it to a bunch of friends with different devices, they complained about how some game buttons were too small. (I have developped a touchscreen game but after ...