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Building Levels in Unity by Volodymyr Gerasimov

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Lighting effects

Unity lights support various lighting effects, namely halos, cookies, and flares to simulate various tones or light types. Some of the standard packages contain additional materials that can be used to assist us in the upcoming examples.

We will use assets inside the Effects folder to demonstrate the abilities of light cookies and flares.

Light cookies

Default lighting doesn't have any texture; it simply emits the photons in specified directions with specified color. Getting a vivid effect of light shining through the mosaic surface can be achieved with light cookies.

Light cookies

Light cookies, just like projectors, are amazing at creating cheap ...

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