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Unity iOS Essentials by Robert Wiebe

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Chapter 8. Making it real

When it comes to making a realistic scene on iOS devices, Unity3D is the perfect tool for the job. With its advanced object placement, lightmapping, shading, occlusion culling features, and more, it is easy to see why Unity3D is a great choice for making games on iOS.

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • How to use the Beast lightmapping system on iOS
  • How to create efficient particle systems on iOS
  • The simple way to use shaders on iOS to accommodate the different capabilities of various iOS devices
  • How to create realistic water that performs well on iOS devices

Lighting and lightmapping the track

Lighting completely changes the mood of our scene. It allows us to create an atmosphere with areas that are well-lit and areas that are ...

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