Questions tagged [assets]

Game resources separate from the software (code) and hardware (platform). The most common assets are graphics and audio.

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Godot 3.1.2: Black lines / borders around Sprite

In Godot 3.1.2 using OpenGL ES2, black borders/ lines seem to form around some sprites I have imported. Usually they appear on top of the sprite but can also "border" around it. Being new to Godot ...
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How can I load an asset from a file after I exported the build?

I am seeking possibility to switch character textures for game, even after I have compiled and built the binary. For example I have a troll with a Sprite from "/assets/texture1.png" Now after the ...
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Assets bundles have higher size than uncompressed sprites

I've created a script that generates assets bundles by compressing sprites using LZ4 compression. I need this in order to generate smaller files that I'll download from a server at runtime but after ...
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Unity 5: Downloading Standard Assets won't work

I am watching a tutorial on using Unity 5 to make a simple RPG. I need to download Standard Assets. I download Standard Assets from the Asset Store and it wants me to import it into my project. I'm ...
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Aligning animation frame assets with different sizes

I have code that changes texture in each frame depending on the player's state - walking, idle. My problem is that the idle texture (from separate png) has a slightly different size, and due to that ...
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LibGDX: How to use AssetManager with Texture Atlases?

A similar question was asked before, but I never saw an answer. How does one load individual texture regions that derive from a texture atlas using assetManager? I know that assetManager relies on a ...
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Set the name of an animation in collada to be used by AssImp

I am using the collada file format to contain my model and animation but when I use AssImp to load the file the name will be empty for the animation. Where is the name for animation set on the collada ...
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Pattern for modular ScriptableObject-Database?

Lets say we want to store game data inside of scriptableObjects and we have plenty of them... So we need to find a way to store them efficiently in a modular way. What pattern could we use to code a ...
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Dual touch controls turning on one axis

I wanted a swift look around functionality to be put in the middle of a room and just look around. So obviously I imported the standard assets and put the FPS controller in the middle and then dragged ...
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Issues loading in AudioSource at runtime using WWW class

I am having an issue with loading in an OGG audio file to my project. Basically I want to set my game up so that players can drop audio files into a folder called Playlist in the game directory then ...
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What are some game design YoutTube channels? [closed]

I already follow quite a few game design channels like Writing On Games or Game Maker's Toolkit, and would love to find/follow some more.
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Asset Duplication in AssetForge

Is it possible to duplicate assets in AssetForge? For instance, if I build a house and want to duplicate the entire house to another spot with it.
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How to get an Unreal Engine 4 Level to sync using Git Source Control?

Hello Game Development Stack Exchange, I and a couple of collaborators are working on an Unreal Engine project, we do not share a common network, which meant that using a local network storage to ...
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just download first assetbundle

In the Start of my scenes I call the method that downloads the assetBundles for that scene. The problem is that it only downloads the first assetBundle from the list, the second does not download it. ...
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How does one make models that are proportionate to the other game assets you've made?

As a programmer, I am not very good (yet) at making game art. One of the many issues that often causes me trouble is asset creation. Often I will want to create a house that a player could enter, and ...
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Centralized ResourceManager Class for every type of Asset in an Game Engine

I am trying to Implement resource manager for my hobby game engine. The problem I am trying to solve is that I want one centralized resource manager, which delegates resource loading to a bunch of "...
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iOS: controlling size of assets designed in Cinema 4D when importing into Xcode?

A designer provided the attached two DAE files created in Cinema 4D. The characters in these DAE files are to be integrated into an iOS game. Both assets are of ...
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Using .svg in unity(2D)

Creating resolution independent sprites is tough and memory consuming. How can .svg assets be used in unity for any kind of 2d game? What are alternatives to .svg that can be used in unity? Can ...
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Asset with blinking lights/buttons for Unity?

I'm working on a number of assets that will have blinking lights on them. I'm trying to determine how best to set these up for use in Unity. For example, if I have a control panel with light-up ...
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Do I have to credit the author of a free asset from the asset store?

Am sure that some people have been asked this question, and my researches yields a no, but I want to know from here. Do I have to credit the owner of a free asset that I used for my project from the ...
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Animation imported from Blender into Unity via FBX doesn't play?

I started building this model in Blender and gave it a simple animation that rotates the board about the axel. ...I exported it as FBX and imported it into Unity. I can see the animation is stored in ...
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I see free asset being sold on another site. How and where do I complain? [closed]

We all know that there are many repositories and marketplaces for 3D models on the internet. The specific problem I have now is with this 3D asset for sale on a site. It was made for sale a short ...
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How can you tell if what you're buying is legal?

In the past few days I've been browsing 3D asset marketplaces and repositories (I've been doing it for ages, but a lot recently). Many assets are paid for, others are free. In the past few days I've ...
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How to use large texture atlases in my shaders on mobile devices

This is a frustrating discovery. I have ported my desktop game to mobile and discovered that floating point precision in my shaders is not good. I have large animations which I store per frame on a ...
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How to load game resources correctly regardless of the working directory?

I am writing a resource manager for a hobby game project that reads textures/fonts etc. Up to now, I was giving the location of the files relative to the executable path, like: ...
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Implementing an Asset Lifecycle

I'm currently developing a game using Kotlin and LibGDX. But this Question should be Framework/Engine agnostic. Given I have a Screen class like this: ...
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How to use Game Assets from Behance

I need to use dinosaur/dragon eggs in my game. I have found out this resouce from Behance.net. I am not sure how to download these resources. Can anyone help me with it.
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How to work with different artists sequentially?

Making games is a hobby for me and I don't always have consistent time to do it. Also, I'm terrible at art, so I plan to hire an artist. However I am concerned that after a job is done, if I want to ...
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Game built uses a lot of GPU processing, in the editor uses very little

I am building my project in Unity 2018.2.21f1 for Windows in architecture x86_64, with: Copy PDB files | false Create Visual Studio Solution | false Develoment Build | false Autoconnector Profile | ...
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How can I use Unity Assets made by Unity in a commerical project?

I know you can't use starter and training etc.. assets made by Unity for commerical, but according to this every unity asset made by unity is restricted for commercial use. So that means I can't use ...
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Graphic Engine/Programming/Etc resources? [closed]

Posting this question here rather than SO because of it's relevance with game development. My dilemma is this: It is currently my summer vacation after my first semester of CompSci and I have learned ...
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How can the player select his weapon among many?

I'm working on the prototype of my game, I want one of the options to have a very large amount of weapons. I have searched for tutorials, but I have only found weapons changes where the weapons have ...
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Efficient way to go about acquiring game assets [closed]

I was thinking about buying assets, but I don't want to waste time and want to acquire assets as fast as possible, and acquire a large amount of them, because I want to make several different games ...
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Is there a name for assets in a video game which allude to a depth they don't have?

A very particular question, hoping it's not too out of place here: is there a name within video game development for assets in a game that allude to a depth they don't have? Without knowing enough ...
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What is the state of the art at shipping game graphics such as lots of small BMP files? [closed]

We have lots of small BMP files which I think would be easier to copy if we had them combined in a big TAR/ZIP/whatever. What is the state of the art at shipping game graphics? We are using C# and ...
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Resources to learn XNA for a professional c# developer

I'm a .net consultant (mainly c#) for my job, but for a while now, I've been interested in making a game in XNA (as a hobby project). I've had a "beginner" course in XNA when I was still a student, ...
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Stretching limited graphic assets in a loot based game

I’m creating a game with a fairly simple gameplay. The battle will be similar to rock, paper, scissors but with stat components where your choice combined with your stats determines the winner. It ...
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Unpacking UE4 .pak's?

Is there any way to properly unpack/repack resources of UDK-based games (.pak files)? . From what I've tried already, gildor.org's viewer seems to skip/ignore these .pak's (also, UDK, which is UE3 ...
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Why some textures become black in GDX

I have such situation in my GDX game: I have a static class that manage my Drawables. It's a Singleton. I want to load all my ...
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What are the best alternatives to Unity Asset Store for publishing game assets? [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this so go easy on down-voting
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SourceTree doesn't show the differences in Unity scene files?

Back in the day it worked, but for some reason in my new projects it isn't. Every other asset's difference is shown correctly in a text format (i.e. .prefab), only ...
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How manage multiple images in Unity?

I'm new in Unity and creating a game. So I have a class PicManager in which I have to load my images(sprites) from assets into a ...
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Blender assets management and workflow for Unity project

I'm trying to decide how to manage my 3D assets, and even how I should construct a world for my game. I should maybe explain, my game is basically a single explorable world set in a school. It's ...
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Unity 5 Standard Assets for Linux / Ubuntu

Unity recently has released Unity3D Editor for Linux machines. But in its website there is no support for Linux / Ubuntu. As of Unity 5 standard game assets have been removed from the editor itself ...
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Loading texture from Resources folder not working C#

So I want to load different textures for my game object when different conditions are met. There are no errors when I compile this code. The colours change according to the condition, that part does ...
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MonoGame creates a copy of song files in XNBs location

I'm having a problem. I've been adding .wma files to the Content Pipeline app to be used as my game's background music. But today when I opened the ...
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Unity Build not working because resources.assets is over 10GB in size.

I made a application where a bunch of images are loaded and placed in 3d. The total amount of images in the asset folder are about 10.000 images. Only 1100 random of these images get actually used in ...
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Unity: Resources folder empty in Build and public variables NullReferenceException

I got 2 big problems that after a lot of research I´m unable to solve. First problem: I got 5 xml files and a sub-folder inside the Resources folder but when I build my project, the Resources folder ...
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Separate game engine from game

I'm building a simple game engine (or mostly rendering engine) and I would like to separate the "engine" part from the "game" part. So, I've come up with an idea to build "engine" part as a library (...
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Pass and Change Objects Between Scenes in Unity

I ran into a bit of a problem with organasing object changes as well as storing them and passing to scenes. By that, I mean that I'm programming a game that has different characters and possibility to ...