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Lior Tal's Blog


I'm a software engineer, game developer and a cat owner. Currently I work as a Unity developer @ Moon Active (

I blog about my game development experiences here:

In my free time i like to code and experiment with game-related technologies and products.

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Posted by Lior Tal on Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:44:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Missing references occur when a reference points to an invalid object id (may happen due to bad merge, for example). This post provides a short & simple solution for finding “missing” object references in Unity.

Posted by Lior Tal on Tue, 20 May 2014 10:16:00 EDT in Programming, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This post introduces Unity Test Tools - an official package that simplifies creation and execution of automated tests directly from the Unity editor.

Posted by Lior Tal on Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:32:00 EDT in Programming
Many Unity APIs rely on string identifiers as part of their operation. In this post i aim to show a different, safe and automated way to handle these cases using code generation.

Posted by Lior Tal on Wed, 26 Feb 2014 03:33:00 EST in Programming
What can be done when Unity mysteriously throws an ArgumentException when building a project for Android? In this post I’ll describe the techniques and tools I used to track down the root cause for this issue.

Lior Tal's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 12/08/2014 - 01:44]

Actually that may be possible, ...

Actually that may be possible, but i wouldn 't count on an automated script to patch those references. It can be added as some hint .

Comment In: [Blog - 10/28/2014 - 01:43]

The main thing is to ...

The main thing is to rule out as many different paths to explore and as early as possible. r n r nFor example - if you already proved that a certain board configuration cannot lead to any solution, you could store that and re-use that later on if some search ...

Comment In: [Blog - 08/01/2014 - 03:18]

Interesting. Can you recommend any ...

Interesting. Can you recommend any good books or articles on SIT

Comment In: [Blog - 07/24/2014 - 11:17]

As with any integration, you ...

As with any integration, you should do your homework before buying it: check out the feature list, price, update frequency and support responsiveness. Having checked thise and evaluated the features vs. Your requirements, you reduce some of the risks. Of course, there are always unknowns that you cant predict. But ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/11/2014 - 01:25]

Other resources for you to ...

Other resources for you to check out: r n r nan article from the book game engine gems 2 called Believable Dead Reckoning for Networked Games r n r nValve 's articles on networking in HL2 r n r nThe Doom 3 engine source iverview r n r na nice ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/27/2014 - 05:57]

Nice article the video looks ...

Nice article the video looks great