Dynamic Touchstick

The Dynaimc Touchstick can be used on Mobile or on the screen of a PC or Mac (see On-Screen Joystick). The standard Game Creator Touch-stick will will automatically appear when your game is built and deployed on a mobile device. To display the Dynamic Touch-stick, select Games Creator/Preferences from the top menu in Unity. Locate the AccessibilityTouchstick Prefab from the Accessibility/Prefab folder (AccessibilityTouchStick2), and drag to the Prefab Touchstick slot.

The Actions avaliable to you for the Dynamic Touchstick are as follows:

  • Show/Hide Touchstick

  • Move Touchstick (Left or Right)

  • Colour Touchstick

The Touchstick also has a TankCam effect that can be enabled from the Show TouchStick Action. This effect will keep the camera behind the player when the player is turning.

The Dynamic Touchstick can be placed on the left or the right. When the touchstick is on the left (default), the screen drag for rotating the camera is on the right. However, when the touchstick is moved to the right, the screen drag is automatically move to the left.

The Dynamic Touchstick will allow the player to walk and run depending on the amount of drag. It will also appear under the touch point on the left or the right of the screen.

Unlike the Mulit-Function Touchstick, the Dynamic Touchstick does not provide configurable buttons.

The game speed can also be reduced or increased by using the Game Creator Action: General/Time Scale. The Camera Sensitivity settings can also be set for vertical and horizontal by changing the settings in the Camera Motor inspector panel. This Action sets both vertial and horizontal sensitvity settings to the same value.

Recommended Settings for players with Cognitive impairments:

  • Touchstick Left

Or allow the player to choose their own configuration using an in-game settings panel.

See the Examples Motoric Scenes and Settings Canvas provided with this Module.