Book Image

Unity 2020 By Example - Third Edition

By : Robert Wells
Book Image

Unity 2020 By Example - Third Edition

By: Robert Wells

Overview of this book

The Unity game engine, used by millions of developers around the world, is popular thanks to its features that enable you to create games and 3D apps for desktop and mobile platforms in no time. With Unity 2020, this state-of-the-art game engine introduces enhancements in Unity tooling, editor, and workflow, among many other additions. The third edition of this Unity book is updated to the new features in Unity 2020 and modern game development practices. Once you’ve quickly got to grips with the fundamentals of Unity game development, you’ll create a collection, a twin-stick shooter, and a 2D adventure game. You’ll then explore advanced topics such as machine learning, virtual reality, and augmented reality by building complete projects using the latest game tool kit. As you implement concepts in practice, this book will ensure that you come away with a clear understanding of Unity game development. By the end of the book, you'll have a firm foundation in Unity development using C#, which can be applied to other engines and programming languages. You'll also be able to create several real-world projects to add to your professional game development portfolio.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Test your knowledge

Q1. XR stands for...

A. Extended Reality

B. Extensible Realism

C. X-Rated

D. Expansive Reality

Q2. Light Probes are useful for…

A. Adding indirect illumination to moving objects

B. Light-mapping non-UV objects

C. Unwrapping UV sets

D. Adding soft shadows on static objects

Q3. Emissive lighting can…

A. Break easily

B. Cast light from mesh surfaces via materials

C. Hide static objects

D. Customize the Object Inspector

Q4. The post-processing stack version 2 includes…

A. Terrain tools

B. Particle systems

C. Multiple effects in a single post-processing pipeline