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Questions tagged [camera]

Game worlds are viewed from a camera, which is the viewpoint from which the game world is observed from.

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Two scenes load at once instead of only 1, Unity

so with my game i have two scenes one is my menu one is the game but when i click play on unity instead of using the main menu camera it uses the game camera while still showing all my buttons, As ...
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How is this camera settling done?

For clarification: I don't need to know how to rotate the camera. What I'm asking instead is how the movement of the camera AFTER the mouse move is calculated (the "slow fade out"). I've tried a lot, ...
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My camera does not rotate around player in 3d open world

I want my camera to following behind the player at all times. When the player turns to the left, I would expect the camera would move behind the player while remaining focused on the player. My ...
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Alternatives to Camera.main.ScreenToWorldPoint in Unity

What are alternatives to Camera.main.ScreenToWorldPoint in Unity? So, here is my code (just the piece which is relevant for the question): ...
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Camera LookAt position with fixed screen position

I have a perspective "lookAt-type" camera. I'm trying to compute specific focus point of the camera, which should be placed in the middle of the screen: I also have a custom 3d point in world space, ...
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How to get frustum coordinates of a scene capture / camera at a given focal distance?

Is there a way to get the bounds / frustum coordinates of a UE4 scenecap2d at a given focal distance? I'm not seeing a way of getting either 6 vectors for the frustum volume coordinates or 4 vectors ...
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How do I render a cylindrical world space onto a flat, 2D view port in Unity?

The question is just a logical extension of this question. So, how should I render a cylindrical world space onto a flat, 2D view port in Unity? Thank you.
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FoV value scaling

I'm creating an FPS project in Unity 2018. My reference FoV is 90. Let's say I'd like to create an sniper rifle which let player change FoV to 60 when he's aiming with optics. But what should be the ...
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Wraparound world with wraparound horizontally physics implementation in Unity

What is the best way to implement a wraparound world with wraparound horizontally physics in Unity? That means that if I have an object and move it so that a part of it sticks off to right (so that ...
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Transfer mouse movements to a GameObject in 3D according to camera position and rotation

I'd like the game object to follow the mouse but I have trouble doing this when the object is in 3D and the camera has been rotated. The only thing that seems to be true (and still it works only when ...
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Scale camera to fit screen size unity

My background and gameobjects are 2d sprites not UI images ,I want to know how to make my background scale with screen size and positions of 2d sprits on it don't change after building game (webGl) ...
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Images disappear when camera zooms in

there is no problem when the camera is away, but as I zoom in to the game, the images disappear and I can't see the game properly. What is the reason ? enter image description here
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How can I avoid jitter when working with a 2D movement system?

How can I avoid jitter in Unity? Let's suppose that I want to create a 2D movement system using a Rigidbody 2D(Dynamic), and I want make the camera follow the character (which is a pixel art sprite)....
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Camera to the right from the character

I'm trying to create a camera like in Fortnite or Gears of War. It's focus must be to the right side from the character: But when I rotate the camera, the character slightly shivers. Lerping and ...
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Isometric character from 3D blender model

I am trying to make a character for an isometric game from a 3D model in Blender. I managed to create a simple humanoid model and implement an isometric camera, rotated by 60° on the x-axis and 45° on ...
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Interpreting focal length in units of pixels

I am working on a renderer of sorts and I have some fundamental questions. Let's say I have a vector in a 3D virtual world space which is unitless, and I want to project it onto a 2D screen, so I need ...
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Scrolling in 3d Shmup with 32Bit era effects

How can I create a scrolling effect like in Ikaruga, where the background is on Rails and the foreground is fixed with the player in Unity? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6d0PkEPKSk Some more ...
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Order of rotation in Euler angles

I'm want to control the direction my camera looks, so I'm using Euler angles, so rotating around an axis is relative to rotation around previous axis. Something like this. I want to always rotate ...
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Unity | Camera - Follow target with view port point's offset from center

Some additional remarks before I address the issue: How Viewports work in Unity: Whatever the dimensions of the screen's rect, the viewports coordinates are mapped in normalized coordinates, where 0 ...
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Why is Camera turning with different speed than Player with same code in different scripts? (with unity)

I want to integrate a running character in my game, so I downloaded the animation via Mixamo. The player is running and if I attach the camera directly to the Player it's shaking the camera and the ...
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How to panning camera on XZ axis with different angles

I have an Orthographic camera where the position is { x:0, y:100, z:0 } and is pointing/looking at { x:0, y:0, z:0 }. At this ...
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Problem with rotation a camera with the mouse OPENGL GLFW

I am trying to move my camera with my mouse, I can translate it juste by changing the current position of my camera, but when I want to move my forward vector and my up vector of my camera it doesnt ...
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How can I make a two-eye-view effect using two cameras?

I have two cameras. The second was made by duplicating the first. Then I changed both cameras' viewport rects: First Camera X = 0 Y = 0.25 W = 0.5 H = 0.5 Second ...
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How to smoothly move camera when the player is climbing a diagonal staircase in 2D tile-based side-scroller?

I am working on a game, which is tile-based, similar to the way Terraria works. My player is 2 x 3 and can move over one-high obstacles, but this creates a very jittery effect, since my camera ...
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Fitting Gameobjects within camera view

I am trying to fit a grid of gameobject into the orthographic view but I have a problem whenever I change the amount of grids to display it would overlap the view. What cαn I do to fit a series of ...
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Move camera while dragging with mouse

I'm currently trying to implement a move-to-drag behaviour in a 2d grid based game. I want to update the camera such that if follows the "head" of the trail being drawn - In this case, the nodes it is ...
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How to get a camera's frustum information?

I have a local coordinate system with three camera normalised directions, D, U and R. I ...
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Unity camera has no preview, and is not moving

I have set up a camera in 2D mode. There is only one camera named "Main Camera", and it is set to "MainCamera" (tag). In console I can see camera's transform position updating, but it isn't moving. ...
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Camera Movement - Snap Camera back to origin in relation to the player object

I am trying to implement camera movement like it is done in Guild Wars 2. Scenario is when A and D keys are pressed, the player rotates right / left and the camera follows and stays behind the ...
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Keeping 2 objects within cameras view

I have two object to control and I wanted to keep them at cameras view without adjusting the cameras size but the camera can move only in positive y-axis meaning ones it goes up it shouldn't move down ...
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How can I recreate the camera used in Swordigo game?

What sort of camera does the Android game (2.5D) Swordigo uses? Is it an orthogrpahic camera? I think it is an angled orthographic projection. How can I recreate that sort of camera in Unity?
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3D Perspective issues

My team is currently developing a 3D Sidescroller game and we encountered some issues regarding the whole in-game perspective of the levels. The levels are composed of 3D modeled corridors which are ...
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Transforming 2D viewport coordinates after scaling the viewport (zoom in/out)

I've been getting started with personal experimentation and have been working on a project for a few days now using SDL2. It is a 2D game, and at this stage I have it rendering game objects in a fixed-...
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Appropriate camera-leap motion controller coordinates to stabilize hands

i'm using the leap motion example scene provided with the sdk (capsule hands-Desktop) but the hands are jittery and unstable and they often disappear from the view suddenly. I was wondering if there's ...
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How to persist Unity camera values changed while running/paused

I have a Unity program where all the GameObjects are created programmatically in C#, so there's nothing to see in the Scene window unless I hit play. I can hit pause and change the settings for a ...
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Minecraft/OpenGL - Create Multiple viewports

I'm working on a project for the game and i have been trying to draw a second smaller "window" that would act like a second camera, independent from the player. I have looked into glViewport however ...
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How to apply fast & slow camera transition

I know there is a lerp function there that smoothens the camera but I wanted it to work the other way around. Lets say starting position of the player is at the left side of the camera/screen and when ...
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unity 3d mouselook script help, weird issue

I'm coming back to Unity after a year or two of busy college and I'm having to relearn everything I've forgotten. One thing I cant seem to get right is this basic mouselook script I wrote. Here is the ...
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Can I position a player avatar behind the camera based on rotation?

I'm currently reverse engineering a video game where what's rendered on the screen depends on the proximity of the player avatar to the camera. As such, for my freecam to work properly, I need to ...
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How to completely stop the camera from clipping into the ground

Hi I'm trying to do a basic Camera Collision in unity, for convenience, here's the entire script (I actually got most of it from someone else who wrote the comments, if that's necessary to know): ///...
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Camera that follows a target with sub-pixel movement

As the title says, I have a character that moves at sub pixel movement (no, I can't change this, because this sub pixel movement happens when I normalize the vector during diagonal movements, ...
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Rule to change orthographic size to fit object inside camera rect

I'm working on a 2D zoom effect using an orthographic camera. So far I have a zoom value that I'm using but I would like to know if there's a rule or formula to obtain the exact size for my ...
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Moving a camera without rolling (tumble not arcball rotation)

I'm trying to move my camera around using mouse+keyboard. I'm looking for specific camera behaviour however, and I cant figure out how to get it right. What I've found, is that to get a maya/tumble ...
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Using Lerp to zoom in on an object inside an if statement

I'm trying to zoom in on an object once the raycast hits it in the Update method, I am using the Lerp method to make the camera movement smoother but it's not working properly. The object only lerps ...
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GLFW - Camera rotation system

I need to make a camera rotation system similar to the one here http://madebyevan.com/webgl-path-tracing/ To rotate, press the Left mouse button and drag. So far I figured a basic idea of how this ...
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How to remove horizontal black bar at the bottom of the game screen in libgdx?

Here is the screenshot .Here is my Play constructor in Play class.
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Camera zoom to point in Monogame

I'm currently working on a 2d isometric tile-based game with a camera and the functionality to zoom in and out. So far I'll take the center of the screen as "zoom point" using the following lines of ...
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Why is the Tilemap not fitting the screen?

I have a background image which I made it in tiled map editor of width 40tiles and height of 8tiles.When I run the game the tilemap bounces with the player and I can see the black portion of the ...
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How to make the camera follow the player in Libgdx?

In Play class I have the viewport of game height=320 and game width=240unitswith camera cam. I have set the camera(cam) viewport width to 10 and viewport height to 7.I have another camera hud whose ...
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My Canvas has an image which I am using for my background but it is blocking my Camera from seeing my Game Scene

So I am not entirely sure how to explain this as I have not had any luck searching online and I'm sure this is a simple problem but I'm being stupid and can't see it. I have a Canvas which is for my ...