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Unity: Raycast Reflection

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As any person that has already used Unity’s Ray class knows, there’s no support for reflection, which could be useful for some specific cases. This post will try to offer a solution to that, explaining how to create a script which casts a ray that gets reflected when it hits a surface. Not only that, but the script also allows to set the number of times the cast ray should bounce. An example project with a scene and the code explained below is available for download at the end of the tutorial.

Before looking how the reflection script works, a scene must be set with some walls to reflect the ray. Additionally, a game object will be required to act as the source of the ray . To create the ray’s source, just select GameObject->Create Other->Cube: (more…)