Questions tagged [scene]

This tag should be used for questions on the management of scenes (in the game engine) , across any platform. Note that the tag of the platform you are using needs to be added also.

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What caused “falling out of the world” and what fixed it?

A lot of early 3D games had the problem where you'd be trundling merrily along and suddenly everything was black, with an island of what looked like the hollow facade shell of the scene you'd been ...
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How can I visually see changes made to a scene since the last git commit

I'd like to see the changes made in a scene (.unity file) before I commit them to git. I have looked into several GIT/Unity solutions but all of them are made for merging changes and not for showing ...
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Implementing a SceneManager using OpenFL

I'm trying to implement a basic SceneManager using OpenFL and Haxe. I don't have a lot of experience using OpenFL and Haxe so I have a few problems. Here is how I designed the SceneManager class: <...
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What's a good entity hierarchy for a 2D game?

I'm in the process of building a new 2D game out of some code I wrote a while ago. The object hierarchy for entities is like this: Scene (e.g. ...
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Scene transitions

It's my first time working with actual scenes/states, aka DrawableGameComponents, which work separate from one another. I'm now wondering what's the best way to make transitions between them, and how ...
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How to generate portal zones?

I'm developing a portal-based scene manager. Basically all it does is to check the portals against the camera frustum, and render their associated portal zones accordingly. Is there any way my editor ...
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Concept of “scene” in Godot, misunderstanding

Could anyone clarify a beginner's question in Godot? As in this 3D video tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D-IcbsdT04), the guy creates one scene for the floor, another scene for the wall, ...
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Unity scene performance - better to use one scene and toggle what is active?

Unity scene performance questions In Unity, were one to have a scene that is basically identical in all but a few ways, would it be better to keep them as separate scenes, or to have them be one ...
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Scene Graphs and Entity Component Systems

I am trying to determine how to move my current implementation of nodes in a scene graph to an entity component system and am struggling to wrap my head around how the two can work together, if at all....
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Create Adventure Game Scene/Room/Backdrop from Real Photo

Is there a suitable software or a good tutorial for creating 2D rooms/scenery for adventure games from real photos? Is it possible to achieve good results by using photos, or the hand-drawn style ...
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Get all objects of Additively loaded Scene? (LoadSceneMode.Additive)

I learned how to Load and unload scenes in unity. using LoadSceneMode.Additive. I like to spit up my scenes as much as possible and retain the stuff I need as I go along. I'd like to be able to find ...
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What is the Basic Game Screen/Scene Life Cycle?

Question What is the standard or basic game screen/scene life cycle used in most games? What is Screen/Scene? The term screen or scene refers to the current displayed entity holder where game ...
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Unity Change Sceneview to camera view

On selecting camera, I get the camera preview. In Unity, while editing the scene, I wish to switch in such a perspective view that is exactly visible by the main camera. Is there a short cut to ...
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Is there a standard camera position / orientation?

I've come across a need to position a camera for an arbitrary (unknown) scene. The camera can be updated later, but I thought I'd give it a reasonable default, and the thought crossed my mind that ...
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GODOT Change scene in node

I will change a scene on button click. But not change the main scene with button. Node structure: main - scene (with childs) - button button.gd: ...
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Respawn not working properly upon scene reload. Why is this?

So I made a respawn function and what is supposed to happen is the script it supposed to load a saved checkpoint. However I need to reset the scene (and again this worked just fine last night which ...
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How to make party members appear and move to begin a conversation scene in RPG Maker MV?

A common conversation starting trope in JRPGs, when the party is represented as a single character, is for the characters to come out of the player's position and begin talking with each other and the ...
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Revert a GameObject to a previous version

Is there a way to use an old version of a scene.unity file to revert changes for specific GameObjects only? Occasionally Unity GameObjects can lose all their references in the Inspector (If a prefab ...
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What is the optimal scene size?

I'm coding a small "Binding of Isaac"-like game, with a little help from the official "Scavengers" Unity tutorial, since it's my first game. In the tutorial every level is ...
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NPC daily routines and scene loading

I'm making a basic survival RPG in Unity 3d. I'm separating my world into different scenes to save memory but I'm not sure how I'm going to program NPC daily routines. For example, if the player ...
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State propagation in modern OpenGL

When last I dabbled in game development, I managed my geometry in a tree. Every node would call the render method on it's children, prior to resetting it's transformations, thus allowing the ...
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Load scene without being in build settings and without using AssetBundle

This is the closest I've gotten: ...
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Help understanding camera/scene Unity

I'm a brand new unity developer and I watched a few tutorials and then found a game on the Asset Store to provide a nice base for my game. However the setup, especially with multiple scenes is quite ...
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Fast zoom in and out in Unity Editor

Is it possible to zoom out and zoom in in Unity Editor in Scene View faster than just with the help of scroll wheel on the mouse? I hope there are exist some shortcut for that. Am I right?
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Game states & passing data between scenes

I'm not entirely sure if I'm doing this right, but I always considered the scene system in Unity as some sort of state management (rather than e.g. a level system) which allows to group the contents (...
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Integrating Scene Graphs and Physics Engines

For some specific reasons, i will have to use a graphic engine based on Scene Graphics with a Physic Engine without this concept. I was thinking about a clear way to integrate both representation but ....
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Load previous (last) scene used in unity3d

Im making a 2D game for android and I made over 200 levels/scenes.I also made a game over scene that opens when the players collides with an obscale.In the GameOver scene I added a retry button which ...
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How can I change view to orthographic using a menu?

I'm writing the custom menu using MenuItem and I'm stuck trying to make scene view orthographic when 5 is pressed. What is the ...
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Showing Parallax entity and AutoParallax entity on same scene in AndEngine

How do I create both a parallax background and an autoparallax background in the same scene using andengine? The problem is, I want one entity to move at a constant speed regardless of the camera's ...
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How to design the scenarios in a platform game?

I am developing a 3D platform game like Metroid Fusion with XNA. I have many classes for different elements as models, game screens, post-processing and so on. Now I want to start designing the ...
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Timer breaks after changing scenes

I am using this script below to move an animation in unity with no root-motion. It simply walks across the terrain. I have timer attached also so the animation doesn't start to walk for 60 seconds. ...
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Unity: how do I edit a second scene when my objects are still in the first?

I have my game set up so that objects like the Canvas and the main character are set to DontDestroyOnLoad; they're only ...
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Creating big scene and little size chasing camera

I would like to create a climb based game, so I need to have a big scene and a camera that cover only a little part of it and chase my player. This image explains easier what I want: How can I do it? ...
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Cost of changing scene in andengine

I'm working on a simple 2d puzzle with small textures (in count and quantity). Now after I finished the game logic I'm considering tow options to switch between levels: Remove all objects manually ...
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Problem switching Scenes in AndEngine [closed]

I am Developing a game in AndEngine Gles2. I have splash scene, loading scene, menu scene and Level1 scene. I am using a Screen Manager to manage all scenes so I can easily switch between splash, ...
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How can I take screenshots with two cameras simultaneously in Unity?

I am trying to capture different parts of a scene created in Unity. I have two cameras capturing different parts of the scene. Now, I need to take screenshots using these two cameras simultaneously. ...
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Keep the timer counting after changing scenes

In my game you have 2 minutes to finish the whole game and after searching for an answer to my problem I think I should use DontDestroyOnLoad but I can't understand ...
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Is it ok to use polymorphism as a way of “interfacing” with objects in a scene? [closed]

I'm designing a class that holds values representing a 3D scene. This includes lights, cameras, meshes, materials, etc. The way how I'm setting it up is that each "thing" has a name. A camera has a ...
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Saving an interface instance into a Bundle

All I've have an interface that allows me to switch between different scenes in my Android game. When the home key is pressed, I am saving all of my states (score, sprite positions etc) into a Bundle....
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How do you script movement of two or more characters at the same time in RPG Maker MV?

Its not quite clear how to move 2 characters at the same time from and to fixed positions. Within the tutorials for RPG Maker MV users are shown how to script the movement of single characters at a ...
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Loading scene doesn't reactivate gameobjects

I have some levels and a main menu. When starting the game from the main menu (in the editor debug mode) I can select a level a load it, no problem. However, when I wish to go back to the main menu ...
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Count the number of on-screen pixels occupied by an object

I need to find the number of pixels an object occupies on screen. How do I do that using DirectX?
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SceneManager.LoadScene doesn't seem to be working in Unity IDE

I'm in the start screen scene of my game and I'm trying to load the actual game. I use the following code: ...
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Importing levels at runtime

I know that the Unity editor can import/export packages which could contains Scenes (levels), but is it possible to import a Scene into a game at runtime without the Unity Editor? What I am trying to ...
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How to create UI with multiple panels for multiple resolutions

I am trying to create scene that has multiple panels, but only one is visible. When user clicks on appropriate button a transition is happening: camera moves to the right revealing panel on the right ...
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Unity: How to keep the music muted on reloading the scene?

I am giving the user a UI button to mute and unmute the ingame sounds but the problem is when I mute the sounds and then when the game ends and the game scene reloads the sounds comes back up which is ...
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Unity3d seamless level loading

I've read that application.loadLeveAdditiveAsync is a pro only feature. I'm looking for an asset that can do something similar. I would like to load assets based on the camera/player position. Ideally,...
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Level loading philosophy in MMO games

I've been working on project for quite a while, and I've returned to dilemma about level loading. The problem is i trust the client with it's local level loading, when it's done loading it tells the ...
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Retrieve variable from another class and send to another scene in Unity

Sorry for asking a noob question, but I have never used c# in Unity, only unityscript. Basically I have a public int score variable stored in ...
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How is a splash screen that is disposed upon user input meant to be implemented?

I'm going through Gustavo Steigert's tutorials on libgdx, but I have a feeling that this is more of a design question, rather than specifically regarding libgdx. My question is regarding the splash ...