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Getting Started with Unity 5

By : Dr. Edward Lavieri
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Getting Started with Unity 5

By: Dr. Edward Lavieri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Unity Asset Store

Unity operates a store called the Unity Asset Store. There are a great number of assets available to Unity developers. The store is accessible directly on the Web at You can also open a window within Unity to display the Asset Store. This is accomplished by navigating to Window | Asset Store.

Regardless of how you connect to the Unity Asset Store, you'll see a hierarchical category listing in the top-right corner of the store:

Clicking on the triangular icons to the left of each category reveals subcategories. Some categories have multiple subcategories, which helps you find what you are looking for quickly.

When you click on a category, its contents will be viewable. Clicking on a specific asset will display several characteristics of that asset. These characteristics include:

  • Title

  • Publisher

  • Rating

  • Price

  • Purchase button or, in the case of free assets, an "Open in Unity" button

  • Version of Unity required

  • Description

  • Package contents

  • File size

  • Version number...