Create Fire with Particle Effects in Unity

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Become familiar with Unity's particle system.

Understand how to reconfigure the core particle modules to achieve a desired result.

Understand the value of combining multiple particle emitters to form a complete visual effect.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one-hour, project-based course, you will be introduced to Unity's Particle System. You'll learn how to make a realistic fire effect that can accent your game's environment and make your campfires more inviting and obstacles more intimidating. This project covers creating particle systems and configuring its modules to give it a polished look. This guided project will introduce you to the following Unity concepts: - Particle System and several of its modules - Textures - Point Light - Lighting Settings

Skills you will develop

Video-game DevelopmentC sharp (C#) Programming LanguageUnity 3DUnityApplication development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and License Activation

  2. Create a Basic Particle System and Configure Emission and Color

  3. Increase Realistic Behavior with Textures and Noise

  4. Create Floating Ember Particles

  5. Add Light to the Particle System

  6. Create Smoke

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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