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

How to Generate Huge Worlds for Unity

Web Class: A Guide to Huge Worlds in Unity

You can access the full course here: Create and Manage Huge Worlds Part 1 Creating our Terrain For this project, we’re going to be needing a terrain to test out the chunk system with. The program L3DT is what we’re going to use. This is a free program which can generate terrains with various different properties and … Read moreHow to Generate Huge Worlds for Unity

How to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

How to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

Introduction At the very core of animation is an illusion. The “Illusion of Life” is what it is called. We think an animation looks the best when it produces a greater illusion of a living character. This makes sense, does it not? When we see an animation of a living character, it triggers a memory … Read moreHow to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

An Guide to Tilemaps & RPCs for Multiplayer Games

Web Class: Develop a Turn-Based Multiplayer Game

You can access the full course here: Turn-Based Game – Multiplayer Projects Part 1 Folder Structure In the Unity project, let’s setup our folders in the Project window. Create the following folders: Resources Sprites Scenes (if you don’t have it) Tilemap Scenes Now we need to create our two scenes: Menu and Game. In both scenes, we need … Read moreAn Guide to Tilemaps & RPCs for Multiplayer Games

Create a Fast Paced Math Game in Unity – Part 2

Create a Fast Paced Math Game in Unity - Part 2

Check out the other parts to this series: Part 1 In the previous blog we created our obstacles, so let’s begin spawning them.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, it’s highly recommended. Many of the features in this blog will require what we learned in Part 1. You can download the project files . … Read moreCreate a Fast Paced Math Game in Unity – Part 2

How to use Language Recognition in Unity with Azure

Web Class: Language Recognition AI with Unity and Azure

You can access the full course here: Language Recognition AI with Unity and Azure Part 1 Language Understanding (LUIS) The first of two Microsoft Cognitive Services we’re going to be using is LUIS. LUIS allows us to send a query (e.g. Move forwards) and it will calculate an intent and entities. The intent is what you’re trying … Read moreHow to use Language Recognition in Unity with Azure