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

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 more How 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 more How to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

Low-Poly 3D Assets in Blender Tutorial

Web Class: Discover Blender for Low-Poly 3D Assets

You can access the full course here: Blender for Beginners – Craft Low-Poly Game Assets Part 1 The editor in the video for this particular lesson has been updated, please see the lesson notes below for the corrected steps. Setup Let’s go over some settings in Blender which will make using it easier. First, navigate … Read more Low-Poly 3D Assets in Blender Tutorial

Rig a 2D Animated Character in Unity

Create a 2D Animated Character in Unity

Introduction 2D animation has been around for over 100 years. Since its inception, this entertainment type has gone through quite a few different evolutions, each time becoming more and more complex. Now, in the latter part of the 20th-century to the present time, 2D animation is a huge part of video games – with thousands … Read more Rig a 2D Animated Character in Unity

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

Unity 3D First and Third Person View Tutorial

Now that we have gone through the fundamentals of 3D development with Unity3D, we can now cover the basics. The basics will cover first person view, third person view, and collision detection. As usual, my tutorials will be broken down into several sections. The first section will cover what first person view is and how … Read more Unity 3D First and Third Person View Tutorial

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