Advanced Tips

Choosing Between Forward or Deferred Rendering Paths in Unity

One of the most important Unity features is the ability to choose a rendering path.  For those who are not very familiar with Unity, choosing (usually) between forward and deferred rendering paths may be something comparable to choosing between “normal”  and “strange looking and something’s broken” rendering methods. To understand better why there is more …

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[Tutorial] Implementing a Minimap in Unity

What does it take to create a mini-map for a Unity game? You most probably would be surprised to hear that it’s easier than you think, and that it does not even require any programming skills! Here I will try to explain how to make one step by step. Basic minimap concepts Minimaps (or radars) are known …

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Myths and Facts of the Unity Game Engine

Unity is only for games It’s a myth. Of course Unity has been created as a game engine, but it’s so flexible that it is successfully being used in other industries, such as architecture, medicine, and engineering. For an example, see 3RD Planet. It is the largest online consumer event platform, showcasing the top tourist destinations in each …

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