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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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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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My method for switching between cameras in Unity does not change the main camera

I would like to be able to switch between a variable number of cameras in my scene. The common approach requires toggling the active camera's 'enabled' property to true and setting the others to ...
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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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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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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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Using Unity's `transform.translate()` to translate relative to an object but only using two axis

I'm using transform.translate() to move an object around the world space, relative to the camera that is following it. The camera has an angle of 23 degrees on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cocos2dx Follow action is not working

I am making a 2D platformer game and I want my camera to move with the player sprite. There's a Follow action in cocos2dx which I used but Its not moving the scene as expected. Please take a look at ...
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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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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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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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Keeping a Third Person Camera at a fixed distance - DirectX 11

I'm attempted to create a third person camera which will rotate around the player as I move the mouse left and right. I've worked out a right vector to move the camera along by which should change as ...
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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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How to Keep Unity From Changing Sprite When Changing Orthographic Size?

so I have a simple X animation, and at the end (when it looks like a full X), it looks good on one orthographic size, but bad on another. Here's what it looks like when the size is 3: Now you can ...
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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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Rotate camera around its center in 2D

I'm currently trying to develop my own little game engine (trying to understand maths in games). I have implemented 4x4 matrices and 2d vectors (I don't need 3d since I'm aiming at orthographic ...
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Need an option to send camera output as video or frames in Unity3d 2017

Tools I've used in Unity 5.x are breaking my 2017 scene... and I do not see a way to output video or frames from Cinemachine (although I am trying to understand all of its features). What is the best ...
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Camera follow while dragging object

I am working on Bowlingball game. And when I move the ball left and right by touching or clicking the camera moves, but it also makes ball keeps moving in the same direction even though I just moved ...
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FPS Player Camera Rotation using Touch

I am developing an FPS Offline Multiplayer Game. In my game the player rotates using mouse input. I want to rotate using Touch input.Touch to Swipe screen and player can rotate or Camera will be ...
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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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Best way to dynamically assign a camera?

(cross-posted on answers.unity.com, no answer there so trying over here) I want to change the camera dynamically at runtime, to see the view from a player, an enemy, etc. when I fire an event like ...
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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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Pitch becomes yaw as camera gets near object

I have been having trouble with my camera, first encountering the roll tilt that is so many times asked... I fixed that issue by following the instructions at this link: Unwanted roll when rotating ...
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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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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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smoothly recenter view over time

I'm currently using the Google Cardboard SDK for Unity to build a fighter pilot simulator. What I'm currently trying to do is recenter the view(CardboardHead) smoothly over time when the user looks ...
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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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How to keep the camera view to within room dimensions

me = self; view_yview[0] += ( me.y-(view_hview[0]/2) - view_yview[0]) * 0.1; view_xview[0] += ( me.x-(view_wview[0]/2) - view_xview[0]) * 0.3; This is ...
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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 can I make my Camera's RenderTexture output have a transparent background?

I'm writing a 3D game using Unity 2017.1.0b1. I have a disabled Camera that takes a "snapshot" of the current scene and stores it in a RenderTexture when a button is clicked. I then display the ...
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Convert Minimap render texture to 3d space position

I am using Render texture to make a Mini Map it is working fine but now I want to go further on side map and want world space position from render texture click point. Is there any way available that ...
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How do I move a camera to a new X and Y position when the player collides with a certain object?

The lowdown is this: I'm making a 2D overhead game that takes place in separate screens in a room. Each screen is separated by a few blocks of black space (to give the impression of screens being ...
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Keeping 2D camera within game bounds

I have a simple camera class which works for following my character around, and has an adjustable zoom. However, I cannot figure out how to keep the camera within the bounds of the world. As far as ...
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Swapping Y and Z causes problems with Camera

I am trying to swap the Y and Z axis in my program. Everything worked great when Y used to be the axis coming out of the plane. After having swapped y and x, I have been able to draw my terrain ...
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Vuforia On Unity3D: Usage of Camera Focus modes?

I'm fidgeting with AR a bit, and reading through Vuforia's documentation I've found about the Camera Focus Modes. I'm using a DSLR through SparkoCam to do some tests, and have found that using this ...