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Sams Teach Yourself, Godot Engine Game Development in 24 Hours: The Official Guide to Godot 3.0 by George Marques, Ariel Manzur

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Hour 16. Lights and Shadows

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to add and position lights in Godot

• Different types of light

• How to configure shadows

• Types of shadow filters

During this hour, you’ll see how to set up lights in Godot, and how to add them to the scene and position them using the editor. You’ll see how to set up the properties of lighting. You’ll learn how to enable shadow and configure its properties, and how filtering works for shadows. You’ll also learn about techniques such as ambient occlusion and shadow mapping.

Light Sources

An important part of a 3D scene is the lighting. It can make the mood of the scene and improve the focus of the action. You can have an outside setting where the sun is the main light source and ...

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