How to Create a Raycast in Unity 3D

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How to Create a Raycast in Unity 3D

What is Raycasting? Raycasting is commonly used in video game development for things such as determining line of sight of the player or the AI, where a projectile will go, creating lasers and more. A raycast is, essentially, a ray that gets sent out from a position in 3D or 2D space and moves in a specific direction. Unity 3D … Read More

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How to Read an XML File in Unity

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I recently started working on a project in Unity 3D that makes use of an XML file to load data into the game. Being relatively new to game design, I had to do a lot of research to figure out how to load the XML file and assign that data in a usable way. I have gotten things working in … Read More

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How to Add Camera Effects in Unity

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Camera Effects are a very important part of a game’s look and feel. Things like color correction, bloom, and film grain can add a nice polish to your game. Visual processing has been a crucial part of filmmaking for decades. There’s no reason that the same methods can’t be applied to games. Conveniently enough, Unity has built-in scripts for camera … Read More

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How to Setup GitHub with Unity: Step-by-Step Instructions

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Version Control is an important thing when you’re working on projects with several different people involved. One could argue that it’s important even if you’re working by yourself since you can maintain consistent backups of your projects. Throughout the years, Unity3D has had several different “built-in” version control solutions. One of the best ones, in my opinion, was the Unity … Read More

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Unity 3D Offers Huge Back to School Savings

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Studica’s Back to School Sale includes a lot of great deals from some of your favorite brands. However, the Unity 3D licensing for students and faculty is definitely a major highlight in this year’s line of products. Students and faculty usually receive incredible discounts on Unity’s full suite of products and the Unity 3D engine. Heading into the school year, … Read More

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How to Create a Projectile in Unity

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One of the most common mechanics that you’ll find in almost any video game is the ability to shoot something. Bullets, fireballs, arrows, etc. As a game designer, you can have your character shoot whatever your heart desires. Of course, implementing a shooting mechanism is not quite as simple as running a function called ShootBullets(). In this post, I am … Read More

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Monument Valley Developed with Unity, Wins Big

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Unity is a leading game development ecosystem that is acknowledged as an essential tool for industry professionals and established game studios. Every year, the company accepts submissions for its annual Unity Awards. These awards acknowledge exceptional games and other interactive experiences created with the Unity development platform and released in the past year. As huge fans of Unity and its … Read More

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