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Make a 2D Arcade Game in a Weekend: With Unity by Jodessiah Sumpter

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CHAPTER 2

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Define Game Layout and Environment

As mentioned earlier in this book, Unity can be used for both 3D and 2D game development. The thought process for laying out a 2D game is very different than a 3D game in Unity since the environmental options and tools used are specific to each game type. Two-dimensional game development typically involves simpler graphics and design process using assets that are limited to a horizontal and vertical plane.

In Chapter 2 we will learn about the various layout options that Unity provides for developers to tailor their environment preferences. Also we will configure these environmental preferences in a ...

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