# 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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### Drag 3D camera with mouse cursor

I have a camera that is moved by changing its X and Z coordinates. However, the camera is rotated, so when an object moves by 1 unit in the world, the number of pixels it moves by isn't trivial to ...
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### How to make TEXT RENDER stand facing the camera of my character and also for the camera of simulation?

I have an actor (Minion) with a Text Render just above it mesh: As you have seen, I defined your rotation as absolute, so the text does not rotate along with the actor. In the game the rotation ...
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### Problem with making camera follow player in Javascript

So I'm testing a few things in Javascript and something I was testing was making the camera follow the player. When I move the player, instead of the dots going away from the player, they follow the ...
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### How can I change position of camera?

I'm working on 3D game, where the player needs to complete 4 play fields called "homes" in level 1, then progress to level 2 which has 4 homes of its own. In level 1, when the player completes the ...
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### GameObject keeps snapping to camera size on play

I'm in the process of making my GameObject move when I drag it across the screen using touch. But my current issue is when I press play to test the game, game object snaps to the size of my camera on ...
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### How can I find the opposite angle and position of the camera?

In this project I have a character and a camera that follows it. The camera has a position relative to the character that was defined as (x = 0, y = 0, z = 0) and also its rotation: I found a value ...
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### how do i clamp my camera's rotation on X and Y?

i'm using a script to make my camera rotate smoothly toward the mouse cursor on the screen. and the only thing i need is to somehow clamp it's rotation on X and Y. here : ...
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### LibGDX: Issues with two viewports, one from stage

I am frustrated.^^ I want to build a game that can run on different screen sizes using LibGDX. The best strategy for me seems to be to use a FitViewport so that I ...
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### UI background animation makes camera render beyond canvas, need fix?

I have a background animation for a menu where I have to make the background larger than the canvas and drag it over it. Even though I am using a panel the same size as the canvas as a mask, this ...
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### The camera goes up and down when following a rolling sphere

I have this CameraController script attached to my camera, to follow a sphere that moves using WSAD. public class CameraController : MonoBehaviour { ...
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### smooth look at only on x and y

i'm using the script down below to make my camera look at mouse x and y position, and it has a limitation for my camera rotation.the problem is the way my camera rotates is not smooth at all.is there ...
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### Unity - Top Down Perspective Camera to Orthographic size

I have a perspective camera with an fov of 60. It looks at an object from top view with a rotation(90, 0, 0) and position (0, 50, 0) The user has the option to change the camera to orthographic view ...
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### Rigidbody character rotation

How could I rotate my character that I'm using a rigidbody to move. I tried using transform.eulerAngles and changing those but the camera feels very jittery.
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### Static Camera on Endless Runner

I am developing a mobile game in ue4. For this project, I need to have a "static" camera so that the player can move within the frame not affecting camera location and rotation. But as this is an ...
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### Should I use a FOV slider or fixed camera fov?

I'm making a single-player third person 3D adventure game, and I was wondering if I should fix the camera's FOV, or if I should create an in-game slider to change it. If I should create a slider, what ...
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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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### How to keep my Quaternion-using FPS camera from tilting and messing up?

I am using an FPS-like camera, and it uses quaternions. But, whenever I try looking up and then sideways, it tilts, and sometimes it can turn upside down. How can I fix this?
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### libGDX - Zooming on a specific point in 2D space

I was hoping to modify my game so zooming would focus on a point: the mouse location on desktop or the midpoint between two fingers on mobile. This appears to require a simultaneous zoom and translate....
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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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### Unity - adding camera constraint to prevent the player from seeing beyond the scene

Like the title says, I'm after some kind of constraint for the camera to prevent the player from seeing beyond the scene and seeing the Skybox. I came across the code to add a ...
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### Scene dark when perspective camera is far from scenery

I can't find anything about this subject in the docs or forums to know if this is normal behavior: There seems to be a direct correlation between how close to the scenery my camera gets and how ...
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### Testing a Client's Camera in a Multiplayer FPS

I'm attempting to do a logic test regarding a client's camera in a multiplayer FPS in Unity and I'm a little uncertain of which way to implement the functionality. The scenario: - I have a host and ...
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### Problem with camera deapth culling only option and objects in front of each other

I have a prefab with 2 cameras. the 1st is rendering the world, the 2nd one all the suff in front of the 1st person characters "face". Now i have a problem with a gun using a muzzleflash - both on the ...
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### Orthographic Camera and Raycasting in Three.js

I'm working on a test project porting a simple game from iOS to Javascript. I've got the orthographic camera working and it can view the objects in the scene and move up and down the tower of meshes ...
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### Unity MainCamera won't rotate

I'm making a player-script/FPS in unity where you walk around with WASD and rotate the camera with mouse x/y axis. The "character"/"Player" should be able to rotate with the mouse X axis. (E.g If you ...
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### If my camera does not change position but rotates, Does adding lerp do anything?

If my camera does not change position but rotates, Does lerp do anything? ...
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### Rotate perspective camera to align screen width to procedural object's width (Unity, C#)

I give up. After much trying and searching, I have to say I was unable to achieve the following task, for which I must call for your wise advice. In my current Unity 5 application (using C#), there ...
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### What is the alternative (new) 3d projection called that solves the stretching / zooming at sides of monitor?

I understand about camera's and projections etc, such that we have distortion and zooming when at the sides of the screen (exacerbated on 21:9 monitors), however a few years ago, in a Unity forum ...
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### Camera that pivots in the direction that the player is moving

I'm trying to recreate Rocket League's freeform (non ball-locked) camera, which basically is a camera that follows the player but pivots to allows face the direction the player is moving in (not ...
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### What is causing my 3rd person camera to lose rotation on the z axis?

I've been working on a 3rd person camera on unity for a couple weeks, but I've pretty much hit a wall, specifically to do with my camera's rotation. When I rotate it on its x and y axis it won't have ...
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### LibGdx Positioning the camera

I've been following some tutorials about libGdx and I've tried to create a 2d platformer but I've got stuck at how would be the right way to make the camera not go out of the screen when the player ...
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### Questions on camera view and buffer updates

I am quite confused with how the game engine handles camera view in DirectX. I know all the matrix stuffs, but where the projection matrix goes finally seems rarely mentioned. I looked up in the ...
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### Pixel Perfect 2D tiles

I'm trying to make an 64x64 tilemap using Super Tilemap Editor & Unity but my tiles looks terrible. I did my research about pixel perfect 2D and all of the solutions were for pixel art, they didn'...
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### Set custom Yaw Pitch and Roll in Three.js

So I have the following struct in C++, it gets updates with the values of an program that uses a camera in spectator mode: ...
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### libGDX using Stage and Actor produces different camera angles on desktop and Android Phone

libGDX using Stage and Actor produces different camera angles on desktop and Android Phone. Here are pictures demonstrating the problem: http://brandonyuh.minus.com/mFpdTSgN17VUq On the desktop ...
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### Offset on camera following object that accelerates

I have camera a that is actively following an object (a plane) from behind. This object can accelerate or decelerate. I would like to have a camera offset when I move the plane, so it doesn't look so ...
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### How to resize Unity Cinemachine Dolly track?

I recently imported a 1:1 scale building .obj model into unity and I'm trying too use cinemachine dolly track to navigate the interior of the building. The problem is that the visual of the dolly ...
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### Camera follows object and has a target object on the y-axis

I have two capsule objects in a split screen shooter. At this moment, the first camera follows player one, and has the target player two. The second camera follows player two, and has the target ...
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### Same dimension feel no matter what FOV

Does anyone know a formula, way, ... to make a FPS player feel like an object has the same size on different FOVs (given that it's at the same distance of the player, of course)? I know that this can'...
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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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### Third Person SpaceShip Camera Directx9 follows objekt but gets weird after moving object

We have the following code. It should follow the game Object in every step but it does not. In the beginning we can rotate the object where ever we want and it works but after moving it some the ...
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### In AGK2 Basic, how would I attach a camera to the player charater?

I've started making a game in AppGameKit and I'm using Tier 1/AGK2 Basic. I'm trying to make a sort of endless runner. I've made it so that the player stays still and the rest of the world moves ...
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### Unwanted highlight on far side of objects near the edges of the screen when using orthographic camera

I was creating a simple unity game with a sphere as a ball. The problem is that the ball face towards the camera origin renders material correctly but the one away from camera does not. The ball has ...
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### How to keep track of camera's rotation while it's being rotated?

I'm building a 2D game where the sole interaction of the player is rotating what they can see (this is currently the camera, though it could be the world) by plus or minus 60 degrees. My current ...
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### Joystick Orientation Wrong After Camera Rotation

I am using a virtual joystick to move & rotate the player and a touch swipe system for the camera rotation, The problem is that when I rotate the camera (Let's say I rotated the camera to 45 ...
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### Camera rotation is weird when it's a child of another object

I implemented scene graph hierarchy into my 3D game engine, and there seems to be a problem with the camera's rotation when it is a child of another object. It only happens with the camera, not any ...
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### How to set ortho projection / model view matrix without a camera?

I'm trying to create the correct projection and model view matrix for rendering without a camera. _orthoCamera is a camera I set up in the scene view. Using the <...
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I have the following setup: MainCamera render everything except ImageTurret layer. TurretCamera render only ImageTurret layer on a RawImage My problem is: MainCamera render everything and ...