Create 2D Lights with Unity’s Universal Render Pipeline

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Unity 2019.3 is packed to the brim with new features to help improve your game development process!  Along with the release of a new graphics rendering pipeline called Universal Render Pipeline (formerly LWRP), there are a lot of new 2D aspects added in Unity 2019.3+, including 2D Worldbuilding tools, 2D PSD Importer, 2D Pixel Perfect … Read moreCreate 2D Lights with Unity’s Universal Render Pipeline

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 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

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 Connect to an API with Unity

How to Connect to an API with Unity

Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going to be building an app in Unity which will connect to an API, send a query, and return a JSON file of results to display on the screen. For this case, we’re going to be making an app that will display upcoming firework displays. Project Files This project will … Read moreHow to Connect to an API with Unity

An Introduction to External APIs in Unity

Web Class: Data-Driven Development with External APIs

You can access the full course here: Data-Driven Development with External APIs Part 1 What is an API? An API (application programming interface) allows us to access a specific data set or functions of an application. For example, Google has a translate API where you can send over text, have it translated and then returned … Read moreAn Introduction to External APIs in Unity

An Overview of Unity Analytics Development

You can access the full course here: Data-Driven Development with Unity Analytics Part 1 In this lesson you will be creating a demo game to use for interacting with the analytics system. For this demo, you will be making a simple button interface that will allow you to trigger different events that Unity will record. … Read moreAn Overview of Unity Analytics Development

Using Objective Indicators to Enhance Your Unity Project – Part 2

Introduction In this second tutorial, we’ll be creating a multi-indicator system based on the core methods we employed in Part 1. This upgraded project will include a custom dynamic link library, multiple indicator control, and user definable UI sprites. Tutorial Requirements To complete this tutorial, you’ll require a basic understanding of Unity and Visual Studio … Read moreUsing Objective Indicators to Enhance Your Unity Project – Part 2

Web Class: How to Pool Objects in Unity

Transcript Part 1 Even though we worried about making the bullets not last forever, so they’re not going to use very important space in memory, there is something else we have to worry about. Every time we add a bullet to this game, every time we do this instantiation process, it takes some time for … Read moreWeb Class: How to Pool Objects in Unity

Enhance Your Project with Objective Indicators – Part 1

Introduction Objective indicators are widely used in modern games as they offer the player a clear indication of their next target. In this tutorial we’ll create a basic method of guiding our player through a looping set of target positions. In the second part of this tutorial we’ll build upon this starter project to create … Read moreEnhance Your Project with Objective Indicators – Part 1