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Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself® by Mike Geig

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Hour 4. Terrain

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• The fundamentals of terrain

• How to sculpt terrain

• How to decorate your terrain with textures

In this hour you will be working with terrain generation. You will learn what terrain is, how to create it, and how to sculpt it. You will also get hands on with texture painting and fine tuning. You will learn to make large, expansive, realistic looking terrain pieces for your games.

Terrain Generation

All 3D game levels exist in some form of a world. These worlds can be highly abstract or very realistic. Often, games with expansive “outdoor” levels are said to have a terrain. The term terrain refers to any section of land that simulates a planet’s external landscape. Tall mountains, far plains, ...

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