Getting Started with Tilemap in Unity

Tile Mapping is a facet of level design that focuses on reusing the same art assets seamlessly to save time. Discover the power of Tilemaps for 2d games in Unity.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 13, 2019
Duration
46m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 13, 2019
Duration
46m
Description

The Unity Tile Palette tool makes level creation easy and cost-effective on both the level design and the art end. In this course, Getting Started with Tilemap in Unity, you will learn foundational knowledge to the Tile Palette. First, you will learn what Random Tiles are and how they can improve the design process. Next, you will discover how to create more visually stunning games using Unity's animated Tiles. Finally, you will explore the Principles of Level Design. When you are finished with this course, you will know how to work in Unity's Tile Palette, be able to make 2D levels fast and to iterate quickly.

About the author
About the author

Michael is a video game lover turned Game Jam enthusiast, turned Unity Certified Developer.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name's Michael Taylor, and welcome to my course, Getting Started with Tilemapping in Unity. I mostly do contract gameplay programming for various other companies when I'm not working on my own stuff at Big Niche Games. Tilemapping is a facet of level design that focuses on reusing the same art assets seamlessly to save time. In this course, we're going to be going over Unity's tile palette tool, a tool that makes making levels easy and cost effective on both the level design and the art end. Some of the major topics that we will cover include random tiles, rule tiles, animated tiles, principles of level design, and prefab brushes. By the end of this course, you'll know how to work in Unity's tile palette system and be able to make 2D levels fast and to iterate quickly. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with the Unity engine and its interface. I hope you'll join me for this journey to learn the tile palette and level design with the Getting Started with Tilemapping in Unity course, at Pluralsight.