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How to import an Unreal scene in PlayCanvas?

  • Why import an Unreal scene in PlayCanvas?
  • How to import the meshes?
  • How to import the materials?
  • How to import the textures and map them to the materials?

This tutorial aims to provide steps on how to import an Unreal scene in PlayCanvas.

It assumes a minimal knowledge in using the PlayCanvas and Unreal editors.

Converting a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas - Part 4

  • How do 2D layers work in PlayCanvas?
  • How to setup the render order for the sprites for this level?
  • How to create the column obstacles?
  • How to make them scroll with the level?
  • How to setup collisions with the columns?

This is the fourth part in the tutorial series on how to convert a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas. If you haven't red the previous parts, I would suggest to do it now.

Using Ionic in PlayCanvas

  • What is Ionic?
  • Why use it with PlayCanvas?
  • How to use the template project?
  • What to be careful of?

This tutorial aims to introduce the Ionic to PlayCanvas template project. Using the Ionic Framework PlayCanvas applications can deliver a great mobile-friendly UX with a minimal effort.

This tutorial assumes a minimal knowledge in using the PlayCanvas editor.

Converting a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas - Part 3

  • How does user input works in PlayCanvas?
  • How to listen for mouse input?
  • What about touch gestures?
  • How to give a boost to the bird?
  • How to know when the bird hits the ground?

This is the third part in the tutorial series on how to convert a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas. If you haven't red the previous parts, I would suggest to do it now. You can study the first part here.

Converting a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas - Part 2

  • What is the new PlayCanvas 2D API?
  • How physics work in PlayCanvas?
  • How to set up the 2D physics?
  • How to create the background?
  • How to make the bird fly?

This is the second part in the tutorial series on how to convert a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas. If you haven't red the first part, I would suggest to do it now. You can study the first part here.

Converting a Unity3D project to PlayCanvas - Part 1

  • What is Unity3D? What is PlayCanvas?
  • Why convert a Unity project to PlayCanvas?
  • Where to begin?
  • How to transfer the assets to PlayCanvas?
  • How to transfer the Unity entities to PlayCanvas?

In this tutorial we will dive in the process of converting a Unity3D game to a game running in PlayCanvas.

This tutorial assumes a minimal knowledge in using the PlayCanvas editor.

How to use the Tiled Terrain Manager?

  • What is the Tiled Terrain Manager?
  • Where to find the project and how to start using it?
  • How to setup the Terrain Manager entity?
  • How to setup collisions with my character?
  • How to distribute objects on the terrain?

This tutorial aims to introduce the beginner to the Tiled Terrain Manager template project. This project provides an easy way to create massive terrains in PlayCanvas from heightmaps, texture them using splatmaps and distribute objects like trees and rocks on them.