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 are the pro/cons of Unity3D as a choice to make games? [closed]

We are doing our school project with Unity3d, since they were using Shiva the previous year (which seems horrible to me), and I wanted to know your point of view for this tool. Pros: multi ...
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Unity crash on development build

Every time I check the development build, my game crashes just after turning my screen black. To be more specific, I've tried to create a development build of my game using Unity 5.3 on Windows 8. I ...
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Help creating an animation in Unity? [on hold]

How can I create an animation that looks exactly like the one below (the moving hand pointer)? I have no idea on how to start. Thank you for your help.
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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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Unity voice chat in multiplayer [on hold]

I'm a very beginner in Unity development, so please bear with me, if my questions are a very simple. So, I would like to know, what are the possibilities to integrate Voice Chat to Unity. I'm about ...
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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 reproduce this triangle filling scanline effect using a shader?

I'm writing a renderer for an old DOS game were 3D polygons were rendered in software. I'd like to simulate, using a shader, the following material/effect, used for filling a triangle : The fist ...
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Quaternion.Lerp not working properly in Unity3d

I'm using Quaternion.Lerp to rotate a joint with a certain angle, but when I use the below code I find the joint rotating very far although I specified it to rotate with only 5. Any thoughts please? ...
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What's the difference between Mathf.Lerp and Mathf.SmoothDamp

I want to smoothly go from one value to a new one (moving a slider or changing color). I tried using both functions and they all basically give the same result. What is the difference between them and ...
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Casting a directional line of which an object is coming from

I want to create a directional line ( curve / linear ) depending where the direction is coming from. In some games, similar to Angry Birds, a dotted guideline is shown to provide where the gameObject ...
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Unity: LineRenderer always behind Sprite

So I'm not sure what I'm missing here -- I created a bullet gameobject with a linerenderer (no sprite renderer) -- and it always renders behind my other sprites, regardless of what I set the z ...
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Bullets doesn't do any damage

I have a melee enemy tagged as enemy. enemy has two coliders: a capsule(physics) and a sphere(for attacking player in radius and istrigger) and a particlesystem, enemy has enemyhealth script attached. ...
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How to know when user has stopped dragging

How can we know when user has stopped dragging fingers over screen if user has not removed finger from screen but stopped dragging ?
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Changing color of UI Text in Unity into custom values

There are a few objects in the scene as well as a title. I want the title to change its text and color based on the object that is mouse-overed. The script below is added to each object that is ...
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Marching Cubes Chunks

i'm doing some voxel based game, where i want to have voxel planets. i decided to use the marching cubes algorithm, and i successfully created a planet (even with noise) with the following density ...
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Unity3D - Screen Capture of particular UI elements

How can I screenshot particular UI elements? In my case I need screen capture UI Panel with child objects like UI Text, UI Input and etc. Please take a look at picture. Thanks in advance
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How do I Rigidbody.AddForce(Vector3) in Unreal Engine?

I am coming from the Unity Engine, and trying to get my feet wet with Unreal Engine 4.8.x. I want to add a one-time force to an object. To accomplish this in Unity 5, I would use: void Start(){ ...
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If I save some information with PlayerPrefs, they will remain saved even if the game is online?

If I make a game in unity and I use the PlayerPrefs function to save the progress and load it in another play, that information will be stored even if the game is loaded on an online platform? I mean: ...
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How to refresh andoid photo gallery in unity

After saving a screenshot into the folder i cannot view the screenshot in the android gallery but can see the screenshot in the folder created.Is there anyway i can see it through gallery?
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Unity3D :Player won't go back to idle state

I'm creating a topdown 2d click to move game on unity (as most of you may already know due to recent post) and having trouble with the animation. I created two states, idle and walk, in the animator ...
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Weird squares everywhere

So in unity I have some weird squares on surfaces of certain objects, which are buildings represented by planes: I don't know what causes it, I tried changing some settings in lighting and ...
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How to move rigidbody player to its facing direction with AddForce?

How can I move a rigidbody to its facing direction? I've already tried this: rigidbody.AddForce (transform.forward * v, ForceMode.Acceleration); // v is a public float which gets a new value in ...
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Detecting Left and Right Mouse clicks on UI Text objects that are dynamically created

So, in my game I create a bunch of UI Text game objects dynamically (in the C# script), but I just can not find out how to properly detect Left and Right mouse clicks on these UI Text that were ...
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Replicating a worldspace sphere on screen space

I have quite some struggle with a post processing shader that I'm working on. I use Unity, and I have a shader in which I want to, in screen space as part of post processing, render a sphere that ...
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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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In Unity, how do I correctly implement the singleton pattern?

I have seen several videos and tutorials for creating singleton objects in Unity, mainly for a GameManager, that appear to use different approaches to instantiating and validating a singleton. Is ...
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Unity 5 C# - onClick.AddListener in a foreach loop using lambda expressions

I'm trying to dynamically create Unity 5 UI buttons that each set a global variable decision_id to a different value when clicked. The problem I'm having with this implementation is that they all ...
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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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Raycast a ray to the tip of another ray

I'm using unity to raycast a line from the center of my camera viewport to a world position (yellow line). I also want to cast a ray from the center of my character to this same point (blue line). I ...
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How to save the Mesh from an Interactive Cloth at runtime in Unity?

At the start of a scene I have GameObject called 'sheet' positioned above a 'ball' GameObject. The sheet has an Interactive Cloth component on it and a Cloth Renderer. The Mesh for the Interactive ...
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Any way to load/execute scripts (game-logic) included in a post-release DLC (Unity3D AssetBundles) on iOS since it seems its not allowed?

We are making a game where players will be granted access to new levels every week and these new levels will probably be downloaded from our server as Unity Asset Bundles The only issue is, as ...
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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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How can i create a 2 player turn-based board game on a separate android device using unity? [on hold]

im trying to make a 2 player turn-based board game, i have already made the connection between 2 device. I used photon. They both connect but i don't know how to sync them both to the game. can any ...
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Enemy AI with Rigidbody - Floating in the air

I'm working on my enemy AI scripts and I'm using a rigidbody to have the enemies chase the player when the player gets into its aggro distance. Two of the main problems I'm having: When the game ...
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Abstract Factory Pattern for Implementing AdNetworks on Multiple Platforms [on hold]

Here's the link to the github project. I want to implement Abstract Factory instead of adding platform dependent compilation flags in just one file and make it ugly. Hence decoupled code. Moreover, ...
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Camera follows player but how to stop camera moving when player moves

The player is moving automatically diagonally down the screen, and I have the camera as a child on the player. I would like the camera to always be following the player (who sometimes slows down / ...
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Displaying Trajectory Path [on hold]

How can I display trajectory path exactly as in this image? I have used void OnDrawGizmos, but that only displays trajectory in the editor and without any arrows like shown below. Trajectory with ...
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Efficient use of pathfinding [on hold]

I'm doing a post-mortem on my game project, and this problem kept bugging me as my team couldn't solve it throughout. So my game is a pure 2D top-down shooter built with Unity3D, with enemies ...
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WWW & crossdomain

I'm trying to use the WWW class to connect to a restful service located on a server. The service I'm trying to connect to is located to a specific port (8080 in my example), and my application cannot ...
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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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How to dynamically create an UI text Object in Unity 5?

I have been searching for something that should be simple, but Unity 5's documentation on that is fairly outdated. What I want to achieve is to be able to create UI Text totally from script, i.e. ...
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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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Can I use two Collision Boxes on the same GameObject?

I have two Collision Boxes on the same GameObject. I don't want the Collision Boxes to be triggers. I want the Collision Boxes on the actual GameObject, not its children. For example, if I want to ...
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Can't play animation from script in unity

I'm making a 2D sidescrolling game in Unity, and when the player shoots an obstacle, I want the obstacle animation to play and then destroy itself. I got it to destroy itself, but the animation won't ...
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masking with 3d object in unity

I have a 3d plane in my scene and some 3d objects behind that plane. So, i want to render only the part behind the 3d plane. So how should I do this, should I have to use custom shaders, plz help.
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Unable to Set Text of another Text Object

The Idea: Pressing a button in the canvas will allow the player to select a race. A script is attached to an object which is accessed though the OnClick() function of the button. The script is ...
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Unity3D - post-process unwanted on UI

I have scene rendered with a single camera using target texture (a). Second camera is used to render UI and using same target texture (a) as the first one. Third camera takes target texture (a), ...
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How to adjust the width of a LineRenderer

I wrote a code that draws a line by mouse movement. I am searching for some way to give it pencil style and head and end of the line have thinner width. As we know the LineRenderer draws the line ...
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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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Unity - Toolbox pattern is not safe

When I create a toolbox such is in this tutorial. How do I defend against breaking the pattern with multiple instances like this: gameObject.AddComponent<Toolbox>(); ...