Custom weapon and ammo pickups in UFPS

Create Ammo Pickups and Custom Weapons for UFPS In this UFPS tutorial we’ll take a look at how to create custom item types for our M4A1 rifle pick up and custom ammo pickups using a mesh specific to the rifle. We first start off by creating two items, a unit and unit bank. The Unit […]

Unity 3D Environmental Series

Learn How to Create Terrain in Unity In this Unity 3d Environmental Series we will show you how to create your own custom terrain in Unity 3d. We will be going over things like using Crazy Bump to create normal maps for our terrain. Then we’ll jump into Unity to start sculpting. In this course […]

Unity 3D Concepts

Getting Started with Unity Welcome to the Unity 3d Concepts tutorial series. This Unity 3d video course was created from scratch and gives you a thorough understanding of the Unity3d engine. It was designed with Unity3d version 4.1 but is still applicable till 4.5.2. Learn why Unity 3d is great for developing your own games. […]

Sticky Bomb in Unity

Use Joints to Create a Sticky Bomb In this Unity tutorial we’ll show you how to create a simple sticky bomb grenade. We’ll first start off by adding an empty game object directly in front of our first person controller. This will be used to instantiate our sticky bombs. Create a prefab of your sticky bomb […]

Weapon Cycle in Unity3d

Cycle through Weapons with Arrays In this Xenosmash tutorial we’ll go over how to cycle between two different weapons using an array. We’ll start off by positioning our weapons against our first person controller. Both weapons should ideally be in the same spot for congruency. Make sure that you have an empty game object that […]

Crazy Bump Normal Maps in Unity3d

Create Detailed Textures with CrazyBump In this Xenosmash tutorial we’ll show you how to use Crazy Bump to create normal maps for Unity3d. You can create normal maps without Crazy Bump but after using this simple program you’d be crazy, no pun intended (well maybe), not to use it. We’ll go over the basics of […]

Playing with Fire in Unity

Create Fire with the Shuriken Particle System In this Unity tutorial we’ll go over how to create a realistic looking fire effect using the Shuriken particle system in Unity3d. We’ll start off by creating a simple particle system using the new Shuriken system found within Unity 4. Adjust the lifetime to something you like, this will […]

Firefly particle system in Unity

Glowing Fireflies with the Shuriken Particle System In this Xenosmash tutorial we’ll show you how to create a firefly effect in Unity3d using the Shuriken particle system. This tutorial uses the default materials found within Unity3d. We’ll start off with a simple particle system that will have a very short lifetime to essentially create a […]

Raycast, Bullet Holes, and Random Arrays

Randomize Bullet Holes with Arrays In this Unity tutorial we will be going over a few different things. First we’ll discuss how to create a Raycast that we’ll apply to the front of our weapon. Then we’ll create bullet hole textures that will be randomly instantiated from an array using random.range in our script. This is […]

Raycast Force and Ejecting Bullet Shells in Unity

Impact Forces and Ejecting Bullet Shells In this Unity tutorial we’ll be showing you how to apply force to rigidbodies in our game with our raycast. We’ll also go over how to “eject” bullet shells from our gun. We’ll start off by modifying our previous raycast script by using “Add Force” which will apply a force […]