Basic Game Art

Basic game art production skills can be learned quickly in a few stages.   Materials & Textures Sources of free 3D assets Basic 3D modeling tools Materials & Textures When you make 3D game objects like cubes, they default to a white default material that blends together and is hard on the eyes. You can…

VRTK: Virtual Reality Toolkit 4

VRTK is a VR game development framework for the Unity game enigne that supports multiple VR SDKs and devices as well as simulation mode for working without headsets using keyboard and mouse support. Get VRTK and SteamVR from Github Do not download VRTK and SteamVR unity plugins from the Asset Store. Those are out of…

Hololens Unity Tutorial

Making mixed reality apps for Hololens with Unity takes a few steps: Follow the Microsoft Hololens Unity project creation tutorial. Unity development overview The fastest path to building a mixed reality app is with Unity. We recommend that you take time to explore the Unity tutorials. If you need assets, Unity has a comprehensive Asset…

Dialogue Trigger

A dialogue trigger communicates messages to the player when they enter the area. Setup a project and scripts folder In Project, Create a new folder Name it _PROJECT and hit return Create a new folder inside _PROJECT Name it Scripts and hit return Create a script In Scripts, right-click and Create C# Script Name it…

Unity improvements depend on our feedback

Unity has opened up their roadmap to make their plans for improvement transparent with a Feedback voting system for┬áthe features that matter most to us so it is every Unity developers’ duty to participate in making the Unity the engine we wish it to be. Unity developers should not settle for putting up with problems…

Chatbot AIs in Unity with AIML and SpiritAI

Chatbot AIs are conversational programs that┬árespond to typed text input and you can put chatbot AIs into Unity games and experiences to play the role of characters with more than the usual menu-based dialogue choices. Chatbot AI systems Alicebot AIML SpiritAI PullString GDC UPDATE: SpiritAI exhibited an emotionally intelligent chatbot middleware called Character Engine at…

Unity tricks and tips

There are many tricks and tips that Unity developers pick up through experience that you can pick up faster by learning and sharing what you know. If you have tips of your own, write them in as comments below. Editor Layout Two Project Panels You can have two Project tabs, one in vertical one column…