Best Unity Audio Tutorials – A Guide to SFX and Music

Best Unity Audio Tutorials - A Guide to SFX and Music

When was the last time you played a game that was completely silent by design? From ambient background music, UI SFX, or even the sound of footfalls, sound plays an important role in game development. Sounds not only increase the atmosphere of the general game experience, but can also add necessary feedback to player interaction … Read more

Best Unity Lighting Tutorials – Light up Your Game Levels

Best Unity Lighting Tutorials - Light up Your Game Levels

Lighting is an often overlooked aspect of a game’s look. Whether a sunny day, quiet night, or dark dungeon, lighting plays a big role in aesthetics. It determines not only what players are seeing, but can add a layer of atmosphere to create a specific mood. After all, would a horror game that has no … Read more

Best Unity Shader Graph Tutorials – Game Development

Best Unity Shader Graph Tutorials - Game Development

These days, graphics for video games are pretty important – from AAA hits to even the smallest indie video games. When creating art assets, there are a lot of things to consider, such as art style, poly counts, and so forth. However, there is another important factor that affects all games: how these graphics are … Read more

A Guide to UV Mapping – Blender Tutorial

A Guide to UV Mapping - Blender Tutorial

You can access the full course here: UV Mapping in Blender for Beginners UV Mapping In this lesson, we’re going to see how to map our texture onto our object in Blender. Start with a new cube as the only object in your scene. Go to the Material tab in the Properties window and add a new material. Select its base color to be white and apply the metal texture you’ve downloaded from the course … Read more

What is Game Design? A Guide for Making Video Games

What is Game Design: The Creative Side of Development

It is no real secret that making video games is a complex and intense process – whether you’re creating a simple platformer or something as robust as an MMORPG. This complexity begins first and foremost at the idea stage where the life essence of all video game projects begins. As much as some people might … Read more

How to Apply Textures in Blender

How to Apply Textures in Blender

You can access the full course here: UV Mapping in Blender for Beginners Texturing an Object In this lesson, we’ll learn how to texture an object inside of Blender. Included in the course files (go to the ‘Course Files’ tab below the video to download) there are two textures available for us to use. They are sourced from a great … Read more

Learn Proportional Editing – Blender Tutorial

Learn Proportional Editing - Blender Tutorial

You can access the full course here: Intro to 3D Modeling with Blender Proportional Editing In this lesson, we’ll learn about proportional editing inside Blender. Let’s first create a flat surface by going to Add -> Mesh -> Grid. Set its size to 10 to make it a bit bigger in the popup window at the bottom: Switch to edit mode: If you want to keep it flat like this, you actually don’t … Read more

Learn Blender’s Boolean Modifier

Learn Blender's Boolean Modifier

You can access the full course here: Intro to 3D Modeling with Blender Boolean Modifier In this lesson, we’re going over Booleans in Blender. First of all, let’s create two shapes. Go to Add -> Mesh to create a cylinder and a UV sphere: Press S to scale the cylinder up and place the sphere inside it as follows: We’re going to use the sphere as a cutting tool in a way that we can have a … Read more

How to use Polybrush for Prefab Painting – Unity Tutorial

How to use Polybrush for Prefab Painting - Unity Tutorial

You can access the full course here: Intro to Polybrush Prefab Painting In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to paint prefabs onto our mesh. In Polybrush, we can attach prefabs automatically to a mesh’s surface. Before we proceed, however, let’s make our mesh look more like a planet. In the sculpting tab, create some hills and valleys: Note that by holding down Control and using the scroll … Read more