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Building Levels in Unity by Volodymyr Gerasimov

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Light types

Unity has 4 light types that you might already be familiar with and have worked with in different applications. They are Directional, Spot, Point and, Area lights. Like artists keeping different types of pencils for different situations, so should you treat light types as just a brush to brighten up the environment and create the mood with.

Point light

Point light is the most basic light type that you might find yourself relying on most of the time. In a way, a Point light is just a shining dot emitting the light within a specified radius. Point light has a vast amount of use. You can use it to simulate realistic lighting, such as candle light, artificially brighten the area, or use it to light up a pickup, or important objects in the ...

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