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Setting up Animations and Character Sprite Control

  • Software:Unity 4.6  ·
  • Difficulty:Beginner

With the introduction of Unity’s 2D toolset they also debuted a new ‘Sprite’ texture type. This series is intended to outline the various ways sprites can be imported and used in your game. A few things we will be covering in this course is:

  • Multiple ways to import sprites into Unity
  • Slicing sprite sheets
  • Unity's Sprite Packer
  • Sprite animations
  • Mecanim’s state machine for animation transitions
  • Top down character controller

Once completed, you will have a basic understanding of the new Sprite Texture type for use in your own game.