Explosive Rocket Launcher in Unity

Create Rockets that Explode Upon Impact In this Unity tutorial we’ll go over how to create a simple rocket launcher that shoots out explosive rockets that explode on impact with other rigidbodies’ colliders. This can be used to shoot out any type of explosive projectile. We’ll start off by creating a simple “rocket launcher” cylinder, then […]

Creating a Rocket with Constant Force in Unity

Use Force to Launch a Rocket In this Unity tutorial we will be showing you how to create a simple rocket that uses the constant force physics components to launch our model rocket. We will be using Javascript for key input scripting. We will also briefly go over how to use the trail renderer to create […]

Ammo GUI Update in Unity

Use a GUI to Track Ammo Count In this Unity tutorial we will be using the Coconut Cannon files to add a “Ammo GUI” for our ammo count. We will add some Javascript that will enable us to have a GUI that updates our current ammo count and total ammo available in real time. This is […]

Coconut Cannon Shoot and Reload in Unity

Shooting and Reloading In this Unity 3d tutorial we will be creating a coconut cannon that can shoot coconuts and be reloaded. We’ll go over how to create a Javascript file that reloads (with sound effects) and subtracts from our total “ammo” available. We will also  destroy the game object after it has been created. […]

Crosshairs and Camera zoom in Unity

Add a Crosshair and Zoom to a Camera In this Unity tutorial we will be going over how to create a simple crosshair (a dot in this tutorial) to replace our cursor arrow. Then we’ll show you how to use a script that will be applied to our camera to zoom in using the “Field of […]

Unity Pro Video Textures

Use Video Clips as Textures In this Unity Pro tutorial we will be showing you how to create video textures and apply them to game objects in Unity Pro. We’ll also create a script to play two separate videos on our TV screen models. In this video we have a simple scene set up with a […]

Unity Pro Image Effects: Global Fog

Create a Spooky Atmosphere with Global Fog In this Unity tutorial we will go over how to use the global fog image effect in Unity Pro. This fog effect creates a much more realistic effect opposed to the basic fog settings found under the “render settings”. The pro version of “Global Fog” gives you much more […]

Unity Pro Image Effects: Sun Shafts (God Rays)

Amplify Lighting Effects with Sun Shafts In this Unity Pro tutorial we will continue with our Image Effects tutorial series using Unity Pro. We will be going over how to create sun shafts which are also known as “God Rays”. To get started you need to import the “image effects” package into your project. This package […]

Unity Pro Image Effects: Depth of Field Scatter

Adding Visual Depth In this Unity Pro tutorial we will be using Unity Pro and we will be going over how to use the Depth of Field Scatter image effect. This is the up to date image effect that can be applied to our camera to give us realistic “depth” to our objects in our game. […]

Hinge Joint in Unity3d

Using Joints in Unity In this Xenosmash tutorial we will go over how to use the hinge joint to create the effect of having a wooden sign sway from a post. Hinge joints allow us to simulate any type of effect similar to a door. We’ll go over the basics of using this hinge joint […]