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Local Space vs World Space in Unity

//Determining the plane to move on.

The image on the left moves in local space, while the right moves in world space

In 3D game development you have to think about both the context of the world and the context of the local object. This is where the idea of Local Space vs World Space comes from. In the images above we have the capsule moving in local space on the left and world space on the right.

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James West

James West

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Turning my passion for video games and 11 years of software development experience into a focus on video game development using Unity3D.