3D Humanoid Characters in Unity

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3D Humanoid Characters in Unity

3D Humanoid Characters in Unity




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Course Overview

Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no further; you’ve come to the right place!

Our easy-to-follow 3D Humanoid Characters in Unity will provide you with all the deep knowledge and insight you need to know about this topic. This comprehensive course has been broken down into several manageable modules, which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the more advanced aspects of the course. 

Learn the most in-demand skills from the safety & comfort of your home. Enjoy the freedom to learn at your own comfortable pace and prepare yourself for the market of the future.

Learning Outcomes

Whether you are an aspiring professional or a complete beginner, this course will improve your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge. 

Entry Requirement

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
    • Some basic understanding of the English language and numeracy.  


After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can, however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £29 or in PDF format at the cost of £19.

    • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days

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Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction
Welcome 00:01:00
Module 02: Creating and Rigging Characters
Using Autodesk’s Character Generator 00:09:00
Creating characters with Adobe Fuse 00:08:00
Auto-rigging with Adobe Mixamo 00:03:00
Applying animation to rigged characters in Mixamo 00:03:00
Importing an Autodesk character into Adobe Mixamo 00:03:00
Selecting and animating a fantasy character within Mixamo 00:04:00
Exploring commercial rigged and animated characters 00:03:00
Module 03: Setting the Scene
Using Unity Hub to install the Unity Editor 00:06:00
Configuring Unity’s user interface 00:04:00
Importing and setting up an architectural model 00:07:00
Importing selected standard assets 00:05:00
Rendering lightmap data for static objects 00:05:00
Module 04: Character Materials, Textures and Normal Maps
Configuring packages 00:03:00
Creating Cinemachine virtual cameras 00:08:00
Importing a character into Unity 00:06:00
Combining texture maps in Photoshop 00:09:00
Shaders and render modes for eyes and eyelashes 00:05:00
Configuring hair material and texture maps 00:05:00
Combining textures with alpha channel using Gimp 00:05:00
Module 05: Third-Person Character Control
Exploring an avatar’s bones and muscles 00:05:00
Referencing a controller in the animator component 00:07:00
Controlling the character with scripts and components 00:07:00
Altering code to make the character walk by default 00:06:00
Altering the script to walk and not run diagonally 00:05:00
Module 06: Configuring Characters and Cameras
Set up Cinemachine FreeLook camera 00:03:00
Fine-tune free look rigs 00:07:00
Replacing animations in controller 00:07:00
Integrating a death animation into controller 00:07:00
Scripting death by falling 00:05:00
Walking upstairs using colliders from hidden ramps 00:05:00
Module 07: Making Characters Easily Interchangeable
Bringing in a new character 00:04:00
Designing a third person player game object 00:06:00
Connecting FreeLook camera to third person player 00:03:00
Swapping out characters within the third person player 00:03:00
Using legacy characters 00:06:00
Using high quality commercial characters 00:07:00
Making character prefabs and overrides 00:06:00
Module 08: Refining Look with Cinemachine Extensions
Using the Cinemachine collider extension 00:06:00
Setting up post-processing and anti-aliasing 00:04:00
Configuring post-processing effects 00:06:00
Module 09: Animating Stationary Characters
Commercial animated stationary characters 00:07:00
Custom animated stationary characters 00:06:00
Providing seating for an animated character 00:04:00
Cropping an animation on humanoid rig 00:06:00
Module 10: Making Non-Player Characters Artificially Intelligent
Bring in a new character to be driven by Ai 00:04:00
Configuring components on Ai character 00:04:00
Building and refining the nav mesh 00:05:00
Getting agents to climb stairs 00:03:00
Creating off-mesh links 00:03:00
Making nav mesh obstacles 00:06:00
Implementing high-cost areas for the Ai 00:06:00
Abstracting NPC for use with other skins & avatars 00:06:00
Module 11: Converting the Simulation into a Game
Outlining the goal of the game 00:03:00
Getting the NPC to chase the Player 00:03:00
Getting a hold of the Player’s Animator through code 00:08:00
Logging NPC’s collision with Player to console 00:06:00
Stopping the NPC and killing the Player 00:07:00
Offsetting the death animation 00:03:00
Allowing NPC to take leap with off-mesh link 00:07:00
Module 12: Building a User Interface
Adding user interface with canvases and buttons 00:09:00
Toggling defeat canvas on when NPC collides with Player 00:04:00
Differentiating between victory and defeat in code 00:09:00
Refining the NavMesh for fluid Ai movement 00:03:00
Building a GameManager class and game object 00:08:00
Connecting Restart buttons to setting bool Property true 00:05:00
Module 13: Playing with Game Controllers
Connecting controller and testing in game 00:01:00
Mapping the Fire2 axis to run 00:07:00
Mapping the Fire1 axis to crouch 00:05:00
Mapping analogue stick to Cinemachine FreeLook camera 00:05:00
Fine tuning how analog game stick controls camera 00:05:00
Module 14: Conclusion
Building and playing standalone game 00:05:00
Bonus 00:01:00
Assignment – 3D Humanoid Characters in Unity 00:00:00

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