📌Shader Tutorial Links

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The tutorials are originally made for internal knowledge share. But because these knowledge are so useful to everyone who uses Unity, so I got the permission to share them.

The goal of this series of tutorials is not just teaching you how to write shaders — is to learn how important shader is and WHY & HOW IT AFFECTS YOUR GAME!

I was a game artist before and I understand the pain. I was always being questioned about how to optimize games and how to reduce draw calls. The concept is always the same and this is what I want to share to all of you.

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A change for blogging

I havn’t been authoring any post for years as I had moved to United Kingdom in 2016, which is definitely a big change in my life and I enjoyed so much.

I’m working in Unity now and found that I gain new knowledge EVERYDAY.

To tackle the knowledge wave, I used to keep links or upload pics to my personal fb and share with my fds in game industry. But I found that it’s limiting my content sizes and hard for me to trace the notes.

And for the blog here, the dark theme was too unclear and spaces are too small. So now I changed the theme to see how it goes 😀

 

So for now on, I hope to share the knowledge I gained and this blog would also serve as my own note.

 

I’m currently working on Shader tutorials which are having lots of pictures and simple description so that people who are new to Unity can learn the techniques as well as the software itself.

 

Learning would never stop!

2 Unity Packages are already up

As mentioned, the Lava Flowing Shader has been released for free on Unity Asset Store!

Link: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/33635

As my knowledge about shader keeps growing slowly, I found that I can blend more than 2 layers of “UV”…..It is because the 2 texcoords limit only limits on input. Your FBX model can only have 2 UV channels but shader can make instances of the 2 UV texcoords and thus let you have more layers of texture blending. I will try to update the package later.

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Another package Simple SeeThrough Shader has been released on Unity Asset Store also. Link: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/en/#!/content/33924

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