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Unity 3D Game Development by Example by Ryan Henson Creighton

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Time for action - find the Mesh Renderer component

Does renderer sound familiar to you? We already saw a component called Mesh Renderer when we created our Paddle and Ball Game Objects. If you don't remember, have a look:

  1. Select the Ball, if you haven't already.
  2. Look in the list of the components of the Ball in the Inspector panel. There should be one component there called Mesh Renderer.
  3. If you see only the name of the component, click on the gray arrow next to the component name to expand the component.

Aha! What do we have here? Something called Mesh Renderer it has a checkmark next to it. What happens if you click to uncheck that checkbox?

Go on try it!

The ball disappeared. No surprises there. We saw something similar happen when we clicked ...

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