Create an Object-Pooler that instantiates and manages a collection of GameObjects.
Write a C# script that spawns GameObjects on a specified schedule.
Create assets to spawn and destroy objects, including particle effects.
In this one-hour, project-based course, you'll learn about the concept of object-pooling and its benefits in game-design. You'll learn how to write a simple class that will instantiate and store GameObjects for repeated reuse. You'll write methods that will allow the activation, return and recycling of the objects, to greatly improve memory and CPU efficiency of your games. The guided project will introduce you to the following coding concepts: - Instantiating, activating, repositioning and deactivating GameObjects - Pooling GameObjects in Queues - Spawning GameObjects from Pools
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Introduction and License Activation
Create a Sample Prefab for Pooling
Create the Object Pooler
Create a Basic Spawner
Return the Object to the ObjectPool
Create a Pool for Explosion Effects
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