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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Inline sprites in Unity's text?

How can I use different materials when using the tag for Unity's rich text syntax? I want to be able to have sprites that are inline with my text without having to create custom fonts. Here's what I ...
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Moving a character based on a list of Vector 3's

I have a client server scenario. On the server there is an AI character who chooses a random point on the map and pathfinds to it, when at that point it chooses a new point and pathfinds again etc. ...
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Unity Grid Layout causing multiple draw calls

We are developing a game in Unity 4.6.6 for both Android and iOS. Currently I am building the game UI with the new Unity UI system. In particular I am building a button list to create kind of ...
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Creating Scenes Programmatically From A Deployed Build in Unity

This is somewhat of an extension to this question: http://answers.unity3d.com/questions/513801/programatically-creating-entire-unity-games.html I have a client who would like to create an entire game ...
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How do I get the depth data of objects closer than 800mm?

I'm trying to scan the layout of blocks on a table. My Kinect can be at most 1m away from the surface and I need to stack those blocks higher than 20 cm. I'm using Zigfu. Using the kinect 1 I have to ...
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Getting child collider when collision occurs in compound object in unity3d?

I have a compound object. The parent of the compound object hierarchy has a script that is listening to the OnTrigerXXX callbacks of the children. When this compound object collides with other objects ...
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Fixing text on the screen for Oculus Rift

I would like to fix text to the screen for an Oculus Rift in Unity. The text should say something like "get comfortable and then press any key". It seems like OVRGUI.StereoBox should work for this and ...
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How do I check user's unlocked achievement and leaderboard scores via GPG plugin

I need to load user's achievement and their scores from leaderboard in my game. But the Social.LoadScore() and Social.LoadAchievements() both returns a 0 size array in callback. When I checked the ...
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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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How can I combine my scrolling effect with the vertex lit shader?

I want my shader to work in both Forward and VertexLit rendering modes. I'd written a texture scrolling shader, but I also want to consider lighting which is produced by Vertex lit shader. I can't add ...
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Unity 4 mecanim; 'Quaternion to Matrix conversion failed, input quaternion is invalid'

I'm trying to animate a stick figure in Unity, with placeholder animations. Character is built/animated in Blender, exported to FBX. When imported to Unity, everything appears correct in the editor. ...
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Access Android Camera.Parameters from Unity

I would like to access the android defined class Camera.Parameters.getHorizontalViewAngle() from a Unity3D c# script but my java skills are limited. Can anybody offer any help? I have this code: ...
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Call Unity3D coroutines from a scripting language

I created a simple scripting language to use on a Unity3D game. My parser generates an AST with nodes for every type of operation, and to run the script all I need to do is call Execute() on the root ...
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5.1 sound in Unity3d 3.5

I'm trying to implement 5.1 surround sound in my game. I've set Unity's AudioManager to a default of 5.1 surround and loaded in a 6 channel audio clip that should play a sound in each of the different ...
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Unity Engine: How to change mointor/desktop resolution in 4.5.3 and higher

As of unity 4.5.3, Screen.SetResolution and the Unity Resolution Display Dialog, by default, no longer change the monitor/desktop resolution. Instead, it only changes the render target resolution for ...
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How heavy is a scene load in Unity assuming all referenced objects are in memory?

From what I understand, resources that are local to a particular scene( not a prefab, or texture, material asset etc ) are embedded in the scene file itself, while external resources are just ...
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How do I force Unity to reload editor scripts

I am working of some editor scripts for Unity but have found that it is difficult to force Unity to reload my editor scripts. My scripts are modelled on the static constructor approach and perform ...
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Amazon IAP V1 not working on unity

I've been following the tutorial for amazon iap v1 (because it seems a lot easier than amazon iap v2) but when I built the android app and went onto the shop screen the app just force closed. Here's ...
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Creating lightning effect with glow effect

I am trying to recreate Drilian's lightning bolt in unity and I have faced a problem in the "Adding Some Glow" part. I am missing glow effect (and/ or "rounded beams"). Here is what I am doing: I ...
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Why doesn't my orbit form an ellipse?

I'm playing around and trying to build an orbit simulator. Unfortunately, it isn't working out to well. Instead of forming some sort of elliptical orbit, I get this: Here is the code I'm using to ...
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Guidelines to create textures for materials in Unity3d

I'm facing a problem with realizing particle systems. Following many tutorials including the recent live session everything end up assigning materials to particle to get custom shape ones. What I'm ...
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Calculating orbital elements from Cartesian Vectors

I'm having serious troubles with getting my calculations to work. I'm calculating the orbital elements from a position vector, and a velocity vector. (I also know the distance and mass of the bodies ...
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Do realtime reflection probes and precomputed GI work on iOS in Unity 5?

Seems they don't from my tests but just to double check. My setup is made up of a few objects marked as static, all sharing a standard shader material with some emissive color, GI set only to ...
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Gradient fill color on circular sprite

I have a white circle sprite. I know how to change its color to a solid fill color. using GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color. But how would I give it a gradient fill color. I've been ...
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Is there a way to build asset bundle that exclude texture2d from an image?

In unity 4.x, I can archive this because I can select my resource type directly as Sprite variable before putting it into the bundle via BuildAssetBundle. However, in Unity 5.x, I need to put the name ...
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Unity: Finding out where OnSelect comes from

The new UI EventSystem method OnSelect is called from a number of different sources. One is when the Selectable is selected by using the arrow keys to navigate. Another is when clicking on the ...
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Unity: OnGUI streamlining

So like most games, I have inventory screens, equip screens, shop screens, and all that. I've previously been making each "screen" controlled by its own script (which is normal I think), and I draw ...
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Pausing game with State machine and handling jumps

I am adding pause functionality to my upcoming racing game.The players can jump in it. Time.timeScale = 0 is obvious solution to pause game.I am avoiding this solution as users can do in app ...
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How to blend motions with Mecanim

I'm struggling with Mecanim. My concern is to blend straight/turning animations with strafe animation for a humanoid character. I downloaded a SampleAsset from unity and took Ethan character as ...
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Using GrabPass for 2D water reflection?

I'm trying to achieve some neat 2d water reflection effect with Unity, something like this: What I've managed to accomplish so far: The problem is GrabPass captures the entire screen but I really ...
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File Path conflicts on GitHub with Unity

I am getting file path errors when a contributor is making commitments to GitHub. All of these errors are file path related or extra white space on the same lines. This should be something in the ...
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Create an atlas texture in photoshop to use in unity

To create a button in NGUI looks like we need to create something called Atlas that is a material that contains a lot of little images called Sprites. I created a set of 40 sprites (for 20 buttons ...
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How do I get line numbers in a unity headless server's stack trace?

For some reason Unity 5 doesn't allow me to do a developement build of a headless server, and this is quite a problem when debugging, since I get stack traces without line numbers, such as: ...
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How to read the binary file generated by the Unity profiler?

I'd like to know how can I read the binary file generated by profiling Unity game and how can I save it on external hard disk.
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Changing an Image's alpha through an animation in Unity

I'm trying to change an Image's alpha through a legacy animation in Unity, so that it fades in and out in a loop. The animation works: I can see the color updated in realtime in the inspector. But the ...
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Algorithm for creating mesh from 2D image silhouette

I'm looking for an algorithm that can take a 2D image, approximate it's shape and then generate a low poly mesh. Basically, the same what Unity does with sprites when you select tight mesh instead of ...
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why is my (from example) shader appearing as black?

I have the following (very simple) shader: #pragma kernel CSMain RWTexture2D<float4> Result; [numthreads(8,8,1)] void CSMain (uint3 id : SV_DispatchThreadID) { Result[id.xy] = ...
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How do I manually submit a new UI InputField in code?

I need some conditions for submitting the text inside of an Inputfield, however I cannot find a way to do this via code. I was expecting something simple like with WPF or WinForms, but I cannot find ...
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How to fix artifacts when using equirectangular 360 panorama photo on sphere

I have a equirectangular 360 panorama photo. I tried to use it as a texture for a default Unity Sphere. The image had artifacts/visible seams, especially near the "poles" of the sphere (north pole and ...
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Array of script class references in inspector

I'm trying to remove the Reflection part of ones of my scripts so it works in WebGL, however I am having some trouble. Basically I need a way to store references to classes in an Inspector array so ...
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Multi-layered tilemap

I need to be able to efficiently render a tilemap which can be constructed this way: There is one non-transparent base layer Then there can be 3 partially-transparent layers on top of it. Each tile ...
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Browser game - small models with tileable textures vs one big model and one big texture

I am few years behind in terms of browser capabilities. I plan to combine 3D with pixel art, and I am going to use Unity to make a browser based game. I have made a stage that is one model and has ...
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Calculate Orbit Path/Ellipse given mass, velocity, and distance (2body)

Calculate and draw the path of an orbit in a 2 body problem given the mass, current velocity, and distance of both bodies? We're working in Unity and will be using the default rigidbody.mass to start ...
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How can I hide an object for one eye for the unity oculus rift DK2 platform?

I am trying to build a game for my son for the Oculus Rift DK2 to help treat his lazy eye using Unity. I need objects that: Appear only to his left eye Appear only to his right eye Appear for ...
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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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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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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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Different Screen Sizes and Camera in Unity

Now I know that no matter what the screen size is the camera will keep its height, so no worries about that. My question is, is there a way to manipulate the camera, either its orthographic size, or ...
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Unity 5 - Cloth Constraints

I'm trying out the new Version of Unity 3D (5.0.0.4f) and figure out whats new, whats possible now. My experience with Unity 4 free is also just a little. Anyway I work with the "new" cloth component ...
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Specular intensity not imported from Blender into Unity

For my current project I'm using diffuse materials for my models in Blender but I do not want any Specular Intensity so I've set that to 0. Yet in Unity there is still a specular highlight and the ...