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Augmented Reality Game Development by Micheal Lanham

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Particle effects for feedback

Particle effects in games are like butter to a French chef: essential. They not only provide the pizzazz and special effects we all see in games but are often also subtly used as cues to player activity. For us, we will use particle effects for some pizzazz to enhance scenes and also provide some visual cues. We won't have time to go into the background of particle effects in this chapter, but they will be covered again in Chapter 8, Interacting with an AR World. Now, let's add some particle effects to our scene:

  1. Go back to the Unity editor and open the Assets/Elementals/Prefabs(Mobile)/Light folder in the Project window.

    Tip

    The Elementals asset is really well done, and you could even try not using the Mobile version ...

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