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Unity iOS Essentials by Robert Wiebe

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Particles that pop

Particles make everything cooler. A game can be entertaining without particles, but adding particle effects will always take it to the next level. Our player can collect a gem or our player can collect a gem that explodes in a shower of delightful particles.

Renderer

Renderers are responsible for drawing, or rendering, the particles. There are three kinds of renderers:

  1. Trail
  2. Line
  3. Particle

While each of the renderers draw particles, it's important to note that the particle renderer requires a particle system (the renderer, plus an emitter, and an animator) to function correctly, while the trail renderer and line renderers are not components of a Particle System and so do not need a separate emitter and animator.

All of the renderers ...

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