Unity Animator Tutorial – Comprehensive Guide

Introduction In this lesson we will explore how to use animations in a scene. This tutorial is a good step for those who have read the tutorial on creating animations. Which you can view here. However, no prior knowledge of animation is required. The scripts for this lesson can be downloaded Setting up the project … Read more Unity Animator Tutorial – Comprehensive Guide

How to Import Blender Models into Unity – Your One-Stop Guide

Low poly tree imported into Unity from Blender

In an ideal world, exporting models from Blender into Unity for your 3D / virtual reality games should be a seamless, simple process. To be more precise, it shouldn’t require any thought or whatsoever. At first it feels like that is the case. You drag and drop a .blend file into Unity and the model … Read more How to Import Blender Models into Unity – Your One-Stop Guide

How to Use Materials in Unity

How to Use Materials in Unity

You can access the full course here: Intro to Game Development with Unity Unity Materials What is a Material? Materials define how an object looks. Is it metal, plastic, wood, rough, soft, translucent? Materials allow you to define the specific characteristics of an object. A car has a metallic material. A tree has a rough … Read more How to Use Materials in Unity

A Guide to Handling Huge Worlds in Unity – Part 1

Huge generated game world from Unity

In this tutorial series you’re going to learn how to handle huge worlds in Unity. When you have a game with a huge world (potentially infinite), you may face some problems due to the limited resources of the computers. For example, it is not possible to keep rendering the whole world every time, since this … Read more A Guide to Handling Huge Worlds in Unity – Part 1

How to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

How to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

Game feel, or ‘game juice’ refers to the tactile sensation experienced when interacting with video games, which decides how fun or engaging the second-to-second play of the game is. It is often a combination of many different aspects, including how quickly your character’s animation plays in response to control input and how much audiovisual feedback … Read more How to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

Free eBook – Unity Animation for Beginners

We are excited to announce our latest eBook: Unity Animation for Beginners. Created by Tim Bonzon, an expert animator and Unity developer, this eBook will show you how to work with several of Unity’s animation features – including to the Animator component, the Animation Timeline, Cinemachine, and more.  You will also learn to rig, animate, … Read more Free eBook – Unity Animation for Beginners

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 more How to 3D Animate 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 more A 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 more Create 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 more Preparing Unity Projects for Shader Graph