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Unity iOS Essentials by Robert Wiebe

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Chapter 5. Scalable Sliding GUIs

One of the most important parts of our game is the Graphical User Interface (GUI). The GUI is the part of the application that our game player will interact with to perform basic actions like setting options, saving preferences, and selecting levels. The Unity3D GUI system provides us with the basic building blocks for creating a GUI, but it is up to us to extend those basics into a more comprehensive GUI system.

The GUI that we provide needs to match the mood of our game and interact with the player by providing a polished interface that is as compelling as the game content itself. The GUI should enhance the game experience and stay out of the way of the actual gameplay, whenever the player does not absolutely ...

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