Questions tagged [gameobject]

A game object is any object in a game that the player can see and/or interact with. The player object, power ups, enemies, platforms, walls, weapons (if collision detection is considered) and projectiles are all game objects.

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How to deal with data that needs to be accessed by all objects?

I have a World class that currently only has one instance. It has data and methods that need to be accessed by all other game objects. Right now I'm hardcoding a ...
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Button onClick in a menu prefab doesn't work

I don't seem to be able to make a reference to a Button inside a menu prefab. My menu prefab consists of a panel and the panel has 4 buttons. I added ...
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Unity - Align 2 gameObjects by their center point

I'm trying to align 2 game objects using their respective center points at runtime in Unity. The goal is to center my new generated object (SKY) to my map (terrain) which represents the center of my ...
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How to organize GameObjects into logical groups in a Unity Scene?

Obviously there are a Scene hierarchy, but the problem is that the scene hierarchy was not meant for organizing GameObjects because parent GameObjects affect the transformation of their children. For ...
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stop the camera clipping objects

I'm using RTS_camera as it is the player in my scene, how can I stop the camera clipping into buildings?
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Change Text - Inside A button, inside a Canvas, inside a GameObject: Access all the texts inside of hierchy?

//.... Gameobject tile; int count = 1f; float posX = 0; float posY = 0; ....// GameObject blueTile = (GameObject)Instantiate(Resources.Load("block_blue")); tile = (GameObject)Instantiate(blueTile, ...
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can't instantiate different objects

I'm trying to instantiate different prefabs at once. But couldn't figure out how. I tried to use Random.Range method but didn't worked for me. It instantiates only one of the prefabs. I want it to ...
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Instantiating GameObjects in Custom Game Engine

So,i'm having a bit of an issue with instantiating my gameobjects into to universe(My Scene object). I can create an empty object from scratch and populate it from there with ease,my problem starts ...
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How would I go about adding a tooltip to a Unity UI Image?

I'm going to try out the community here once more, I haven't had very good look in the past with getting help. I'm iterating through a series of List() and I'm creating a bar graph and a line graph ...
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Unable to wire UI Text object to C# Script

I have created UI text object And then created Text field in behavior class: ...
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Why my capsule collider sometimes stucks in other colliders?

I'm creating a third person game, and sometimes I face a strange bug that I cannot figure out. Indeed the player may remain stuck in static scene objects, and cannot escape until an angle large enough ...
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Get and destroy gameobject component of same type

I want to destroy any graphic component on a gameobject , example is image,raw image, sprite , ect .But i don't have the list of all graphic component so i don't know how to loop through it . The ...
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What would be the best way to find a Game Object that is closest to another Game Object in unity?

I made a 2d space shooter game awhile ago and I want to go back into it and overhaul some things. I'll provide a link to the game so anyone can play and get a better understanding of what I'm trying ...
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Is there a way to get the actual joystick.Vertical and joystick.Horizontal Value?

What I want to do is Pass a parameter called joystick_tag. (like this: Get3DJoystickPosition(joystick_tag)) Get the current ...
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How to Iterate thru game object and access scripts by name?

I'm using a "toggle visibility" script on many objects in my scene, and in my gameController class I'm storing references to them in an array like this: <...
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Detect a collision between a CharacterController and a 3D Object?

I am making an XR game, and I am stuck with a part. Does anyone know a function that would detect this? OnCollisionEnter and ...
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Management of objects as targets of other objects

I have started my first game three years ago and learned a lot during that process. Now I would like to rewrite it to incorporate my "lessons learned" or try out new ideas. My game consists of space ...
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List to hold copies of a prefab for later deletion

I'm working on a game in which obstacles are Instantiated randomly 5 to 20 units ahead of the player. When they are instantiated, I want to add them to a list so that when there are too many ...
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Reduce emission of sphere object with HDRP material

I have a material which I have assigned to be used on a sphere game object which acts as stars. This is what the settings are set to: And this is what the Game View looks like: I have also tried ...
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How to set the color of a game object as of the other?

I am 15 year old Indian student and I am creating my first 2D game in Unity. I have set the color of my player as Random and I have to set the color of my game object as of my player. But the color of ...
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How to differentiate between object types and roles?

I have a base class Object, and depending on how the object must behave on the scene, I have multiple abstract "role" classes, that inherits virtually from ...
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Generating objects in Open Worlds

using Unity I have an open world (infinite) which is proceduraly generated in chunks. In this world I want to proceduraly load objects/trees/grass by raycasting them around the player position and ...
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In Unity, how do I add a MeshFilter to an empty GameObject to generate a procedural model?

My code below is modeled after Unity's documentation. When I put the script into an empty GameObject, the error I get is: MissingComponentException: There is no 'MeshFilter' attached to the "myMesh" ...
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C++ OpenGL: Object Components

I've been trying to make a barebones engine/game in VS C++ with OpenGL. So far it's worked well, I've managed to render two green triangles on the screen and can accelerate one using WASD input. ...
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Unity: Unsharp edges

I have a Unity Project and somehow the edges of objects in my Scene (Scene view and game view) look like this: I think I already had that problem once, but in my recent projects, this didnt happen ...
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Instantiation of a custom class

I have a custom class named Stars: ...
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How to store a Transform[,] grid in an ArrayList?

I am new to Unity game dev and trying to expand my knowledge of data structs. I'm building a match-3 game, and I currently have a multi-dimensional ArrayList holding transform coordinates on a grid of ...
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Updating object's property on Start is visible for a second when game loads

I have a world selection scene in which I have GameObjects representing worlds. The GameObjects have default properties when the ...
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Null reference on gameObject that has been successfully referenced [duplicate]

It's exactly as the title says. I am getting a null reference error even though I have properly referenced the object. I have debugged my code to show that the result is always exactly what I need ...
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How can I insert a prefab instance programmatically inside the Canvas, in the bottom-left corner of the Canvas?

I am trying to create the Snake game in Unity, based on this video tutorial. I have also viewed this tutorial. I have created the new project with the 3D template and manually added the Canvas. I ...
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Querying game objects in real-time

I'm thinking about working on a game where I need to find all the objects matching certain properties. For instances I might need to look up all the objects... Producing gold. Whose level is 5 or ...
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C++: passing gameobject as a parameter and then into vector

firstly iam used to java and new to c++ so maybe this will looks a noob's question i will explain this and give a pseudo code and then c++ just so you can understand me i have a player class which ...
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Dealing damage over multiple frames without damaging the same enemy twice

I am using Physics.Overlap to find which enemies are in my damage range. But dealing damage in only one frame is not what I want. Some attacks should be active for ...
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Spawn Array of GameObjects to Array of Transforms

I have a question regarding spawning an array of GameObjects in Unity. What I want to happen is that when a big enemy dies, it will spawn enemies into their respective Transform positions (i.e., Enemy ...
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Why is there a gameObject inside a GameObject

In order to manipulate a game object via script in Unity I need to access the gameObject inside the main GameObject. Why is it ...
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How to Make Different Instances of an Object Have Different Sprites

In Game Maker, I am trying to make it so that three instances of an object have three different sprites. Using DnD, what would be the optimal way to do this? If it helps, the three instances are ...
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Storing transformations in game objects. (GLM, C++)

I'm currently writing a game engine from scratch for learning purposes. I just started implementing transformations. I know how they work in general but I'm not sure how to implement them efficiently ...
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How do I make a GameObject carry across only 2 specific scenes?

I have a GameObject in my main menu and help scenes that I want to carry across both scenes but be destroyed on all other scenes. I am having multiple issues with it such as it wont destroy on other ...
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In Unreal Engine 4, how do I get the component's “game object” via C++?

I have an ACharacter instance with a weapons component that inherits from UActorComponentattached to it. I'm currently writing ...
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Unity3D: Move the parent gameobject relative to the child

So, I have X and Y game objects. I have a vector Z = X - Y which is indicated by the green line. Also, I have a ...
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How to make extendable Mario warp pipe in Unity?

I want to make a warp pipe from the Mario games in Unity. The key feature of this object will be that I can set the length (height) of its "neck" to any length I require, as long as it is greater than ...
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My GameObject keeps spawning when it shouldn't

I'm trying to instantiate a new gameObject when the current gameObject gets to a select point. The problem comes when the program gets to the second if() statement. It sets the floorsSpawned to 1 and ...
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How to reference a GameObject from the Scene Hierarchy in C#?

I am a novice in Unity. I have a Game Object named 'courtsuit'; you can see it in my Scene Hierarchy panel here: I added that object instance to my scene by dragging an OBJ file from my Project ...
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How to remove an element from the scene while keeping it in array?

I combined cube meshes to make a big one. I stored the info of every cube in an array within a list of chunk. Now i want to delete the cubes in the scene to only keep the combined result, but without ...
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Count the number of Vulnerable and Invulnerable crops

I have this code that counts how many GameObjects (crops) in the scene GameObject[] crops; and the code to get the health component of each crops ...
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Alternative for using game object/prefabs for level generator

I just finished the Unity Tutorial for creating a simple 2D roguelike Mobile Game. Now I wanted to make my level bigger; finding or creating my own algorithm isn't the problem. My problem is that ...
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How do I make an object destructible?

How do I make one of my objects break into random pieces? I've tried Add-Ons, Blender, and a few other things that I can't remember of the top of my head.
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Zenject injection from an existing in scene prefab

I am trying to use Zenject to automatically inject a reference to a component on a game object that I have in the scene, but can only seem to make the create new component on new object work. Should I ...
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How do I program a fan in a platformer game?

Fan physics I have a platformer game and want to have fans in it that blow in a given direction and if the player presses the jump button they can go even further. How do I do this? side note: I ...
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(Unity) Values set in Start() will be reset?

This is my GameController GameObject in the Inspector (Ignore Suns and Player). Note that ...

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