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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Accessing a newly Instantiated Object

I currently am creating a script that allows the player character to attack by shooting orbs at foes. I have the current code to do that (not final code, for testing purposes): ...
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Unity 2d - Destroying foreign object from script + seek explanation about destroying objects

I have simple emmiter which sending enemies toward player in center of screen. Player can shoot missile (also emmiter). I want to destroy enemy AND missile in same time. Here is my code attached to ...
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How to enter a level when touching an object

I am working on a project in Unity 4.6.1f1 and I was wondering how can I make a cube touch another cube to go to the next level (the image below)? ! EDIT: I made a script and put it on the purple ...
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How to move objects in any direction by swiping with libgdx android game development

first of, I'm new to android game development so I don't know all the classes and dictionaries within android and libgdx. I'm actually following a game development tutorial for the first time (...
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Destroying Unity GameObject when it goes out of camera during runtime

I have this GameObject instanciated in unity - ...
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Check if is object in camera field and not covered by other object

I know how to check if object is in camera view but how I can check if that object is cover by something elese? In my case I want to turn on or off some effect when I look at light. At this moment my ...
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Unity - C# - Overlapping Rectangles not separating

I am Instantiating a lot of Rectangles of different sizes (ranging from 3 to 18 units) and they all have attached this script, which should cycle through all the GameObject List which contains them. ...
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How do I save and restore an int value with PlayerPrefs?

I am stuck on how to save the player's amount of money. When I build the game in the exe as soon as I shutdown the game my money value gets lost. I want this money to be saved. I am using the ...
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Questions about property-centric game object runtime

I was reading Game Engine Architecture by Jason Gregory So according to him, I should use an array of entities, and arrays for each property, such as an array ...
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Refer to a gameobject on start

So I want my script to set the initial position of an object depending on the size of the screen and whatever. How do I refer to the gameobject? I know you can modify stuff like their location if the ...
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Help with understanding "transform.root.GetComponent<>" in Unity

I'm reading through a tutorial for making an RTS in Unity, and in certain scripts it wants you to make a Player field and then OnStart(){ transform.root.GetComponent}. I am not quite getting what that ...
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Destroying object from object method

My game uses an entity manager and entities to represent everything including the player, enemes, items, ..everything in the game. In my engine it's the responsibility of every entity to update itself....
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Unable to instantiate objects Straight in unity

I am creating a match card game in unity and I want to place cards in straight direction that is one below another and so on... But with my formula It's showing cards one after another.Please tell me ...
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Assigning multiple game objects to a single sprite (Unity)

I've been making a pokemon game clone on my own with Unity, as I'm a beginner and just trying to learn. Up until now I've been splicing the town pictures and manually putting them together, but this ...
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How can I edit the components of an instantiated prefab?

Is it possible to edit one or more components of an instantiated prefab ? For example if you instantiated five cube prefabs. Is it possible to reference each of the cube prefab and change a value ...
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How do I resize a game object, when it has extended past a boundary?

I have some white blocks, and within the white blocks, I have some cyan-bordered boxes. Whenever the white boxes are extended outside of the cyan bordered boxes, I want to resize them so they are back ...
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Get object length and width divided by two?

I have googled and found a script for the following task; Make the camera move to touched position. However, this script will jump to x and y positions on an object, while i would like for it to move ...
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How can I access a script variable from another script in Unity?

I'm creating a space shooter (think Space Invaders or Galaga) where the GameManager persists between scenes but the player and enemies don't. I need to access a boolean value from the player and ...
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How do I check whether a camera has unobstructed view of a GameObject?

I want to check if a GameObject is visible to the camera. The renderer.isVisible-method only checks if the camera is turned ...
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Trying to better understand Unity gameobjects

New to Unity, but develop in C# normally. I can't seem to get how / why / where to grab certain elements. For simplicity, I have a top-level game object, say a cube. I add a sphere to the scene as ...
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Gameobject-Component model with many background tiles - long iteration time

So I'm making a game engine for a game I'm making - the game is a 2D tile-based game I've implemented a gameobject-component style for the engine, for decoupling reasons However, every frame, the ...
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Moving gameobject with animation according to my script Unity3D

I am developing a game with Unity3D with an horizontal list of elements which you can move with arrows. Here you can see an example: I have created animations in order to modify the alpha value of ...
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Manage game objects depending on visibility [closed]

I'm trying to create an adventure game in 2D and I'm thinking about map management/objects. Here is what I've got in mind in terms of modelling: Now, I would like to create entities based on player'...
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How do I architect around Object Pools?

Example I have an "Enemy" class, and 5 types of enemy subclasses. These enemies will be spawn often, so I want to use an ...
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How to stop a object with progress bar so it can start instantly in unity [closed]

I have created a gameobject(cube) and written code to move,mean while the processbar get loading.when the processbar is loaded fully then the object should stop moving.Can anybody please help me ...
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How do I detect a destroyed object in Unity?

I have an object in unity which is spawn through a script. Upon detecting that the object has taken substantial damage, objectDestroy is called and the object is removed. However, I would like for a ...
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How to enable/ disable GameObject

I have child object with ParticleSystem component. I want to have particles disabled until I press button. I unchecked child object to make it disabled but when I press play it enables automatically(...
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Collision in different layer

I have a game object called gameObject1 on the screen. It holds an image called red. When I drag an image called "animal" on gameObject1 the collision happens correctly and destroys the "animal" in ...
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Game object position issue in unity3d

I have a set of objects placed on the same layer where all the objects are invisible except one. When I drag an object into a selected area, the current dragged object gets destroyed, and the object ...
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Drag an object in unity3d

I want to drag an object to a perticular place.In case I release that dragged object before I reach that particular area ,the object should come to its initial place where i start to drag. How it ...
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Disabling / Enabling object renderers on click

I am working on unity2d. I have six game objects: Object1, Object2, Object3 (these are images) ObjectImage1, ObjectImage2, ObjectImage3 (these are images). I have arranged the object in the scene ...
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Best way to store a large amount of game objects and update the ones onscreen

Good afternoon guys! I'm a young beginner game developer working on my first large scale game project and I've run into a situation where I'm not quite sure what the best solution may be (if there is ...
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Do I have to use new keyword for unity single game object?

I'm using Unity4. Do I have to use new keyword for single game object? look at the following code. 1. ...
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Unity3d - Monitoring which script is bound to which gameobject

How can we see the bounded scripts to gameobjects ? In a large project, it's hard to keep up monitoring by clicking each game object to see bounded scripts
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How can I create an array of GameObjects?

I need to add one assest multiple times in my scene similar to the blender array tool and I was wondering what is the best way to do this because adding each asset individually and setting there ...
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At same positioned game objects collision detection

In my game, I am creating two game objects at same position using Instantiate statement. Each generated object has box collider attached. So I want to detect collision between them so I write ...
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How can I handle merging and splitting lots in a city block? [closed]

I am currently working on a SimCity-style game in C# using SharpDX. I'm having trouble handling the growing and shrinking the game entities that represent zones within a region. For example: +---...
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How to save a character to be used in all Game States?

I am using C# and SFML. I am having a problem understanding how to save a character in memory, so I can use the character in any game state. Right now, the character is a class, and the player ...
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Making specific Enemy Classes

So I was just looking through an old game I had made for android, and was second guessing how I was sub-classing enemy for each particular enemy in my game. My enemy class had all kinds of properties,...
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Unity 4 - Some Rigidbodies Won't Fall Asleep

I'm having this problem in the free edition of Unity 4.1 where rigidbodies aren't falling asleep (and yes, I've tried playing with the sleepVelocity and ...
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Open World Object Management

I'm currently creating a system that essentially creates a world at run-time based on a seed I choose. In this system, I made it so that there are certain "chunks" that divide up different sections of ...
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How to deal with characters picking up and dropping objects in a 2D game [duplicate]

I'm quite new to game development, so would like to get a consensus on methods of doing this. My game features a 2D character that is able to pick up and drop objects, for example, a stick. My ...
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How do I make an equipped item affect the equipper?

I'm making a small text-based adventure in Objective-C. I have a Player class with four properties which represent the player's attributes (...
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How can I create an extending chain like the hookshot in Zelda in Unity?

In the Zelda games, there is an item called the hookshot. It is a small mechanical apparatus held in one hand that acts similar to, but not the same as the gun. When it is triggered, the hook at the ...
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When to use an Array vs When to use a Vector, when dealing with GameObjects?

I understand that from other answers, Arrays and Vectors are the best choices. Many on SE claim that Linked Lists and Maps are bad for video game programming. I understand that for the most part, I ...
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I am looking for a word to classify Game Objects (Trees, Rocks, even Bridges) but NOT include Items/Characters [closed]

I am looking for a SPECIFIC definition that includes environmental game objects but NOT other game objects. Trees, Rocks, or even Bridges. NOT items, NOT weapons, NOT Characters, NOT tiles. I'm ...
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Best way to keep track of game objects

I'm not exactly sure how I should ask this question, and so the title may be misleading - I am not asking if I should use a list or a stack or a vector or a queue - but how I should go about keeping ...
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Why does this LUA code not render any objects on the screen? [closed]

Did I mess up something somewhere? If i put a putsxy in the same box, it renders a string just fine, but for some reason this code hates objects. What this code is supposed to do is render a set of ...
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Spawning enemies at way points [closed]

I'm trying to have my game spawn enemies when ever the player reaches a way point. Right now, I have this functionality working. When my player gets to the first way, the enemies spawn. He only moves ...
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Unity3d select empty gameobjects in scene

I have a pathing system that I am creating in Unity. When you add nodes to denote the path, I create a empty GameObject and render it in OnGUI as a square. The problem that I have is clicking on the ...