How to 3D Animate in Unity

Web Class: How to Animate in Unity

You can access the full course here: Humanoid Animation Tools for Beginners Part 1 Animator Component In this lesson, we’ll be looking at the Animator component in Unity. Let’s start by creating a new Unity project. For this project, we’re going to be using some of Unity’s standard assets. These can be found on the … Read moreHow to 3D Animate in Unity

Optimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Caching Objects In Unity, there’s many functions we can use to easily get objects/components. GameObject.Find GameObject.GetComponent GameObject.FindObjectOfType GameObject.FindObjectWithTag Camera.main Calling these every frame or frequently is not recommended. What you should do, is cache the object so that you can easily use it … Read moreOptimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

How to Detect Touch Input for Mobile

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Touch Inputs Create a new C# script called ColorChanger and attach it to the main camera. Open it up in Visual Studio. In the Update function, we’re going to check for touch inputs. If the player has touched the screen, shoot a raycast at what … Read moreHow to Detect Touch Input for Mobile

How to Set Up Unity for Mobile Games

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Adding Mobile Components In order to build to Android or iOS, we need to add the corresponding components to our Unity version. In the Unity Hub, go to the Installs tab and identify the version of Unity you’re using. Click on the three dots … Read moreHow to Set Up Unity for Mobile Games

Learn Materials in Unity

Web Class: Learn Materials in Unity

You can access the full course here: Intro to Game Development with Unity Part 1 What is a Material? Materials define how an object looks in-game. Texture, transparency, color, reflectiveness, etc. In the editor, let’s create a new Material (right click Project window > Create > Material) and call it MyMaterial. When we select the material, … Read moreLearn Materials in Unity

A Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

A Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

Introduction What is it that an animator does? What summary can we give that would accurately describe the operations an animator performs? Is an animator an artist illusionist? Is he a virtual puppet master? What about video game animators? Are they much different from a pen-and-pencil animator? I would say that when it comes to … Read moreA Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

Create your First Shader in Unity Shader Graph

Web Class: Unity Shader Graph

You can access the full course here: Shader Graph for Beginners Creating a Shader Graph Create a new folder called Shaders. Here is where we’re going to create our various shaders. Inside of that folder, create a new PBR Graph (right click Project > Create > Shader > PBR Graph). Call this one ExampleShader. To open up the shader … Read moreCreate your First Shader in Unity Shader Graph

Preparing Unity Projects for Shader Graph

Web Class: Unity Shader Graph

You can access the full course here: Shader Graph for Beginners Creating the Project When creating a new Unity project, there’s two things we need to keep in mind. Set the Unity Version to 2019 (the more recent the better) Set the Template to Lightweight RP Project Setup When you get into Unity, delete the Example Assets as we’ll … Read morePreparing Unity Projects for Shader Graph

Designing a Unity Level with Tilemaps

Web Class: Design a Unity Level with Tilemaps

You can access the full course here: Develop a Puzzle Platformer Game In this lesson you will learn how to create the first level layout of this game. This will include the following: Importing tile assets Creating tilemaps Setting up the tile palettes Painting the map Importing the Sprite Assets In Unity, you will want … Read moreDesigning a Unity Level with Tilemaps

How to Create a 2D Platformer Controller

Web Class: How to Create a 2D Platformer Controller

You can access the full course here: Develop a Puzzle Platformer Game In this lesson you will learn how to set up the character controller by importing the Standard Assets that Unity provides and use it in a simple scene with a ground object. Creating the Project You will want to create a new project. … Read moreHow to Create a 2D Platformer Controller