31 05 2018
Unka the Dragon
a must have asset !
When ever i play skyrim, battling a dragon, I always feel like Unity lacks a good dragon asset, up until now, i saw two different sets of dragon assets, one is a PBR character, but this one, wow, just mind blowing, the ability to change the looks of each dragon using few sliders, being able to change the color of each part separately by sliders, no need to go and find the textures and hand tweak them! tons of good animations, a complete set of character setup for dragons! you want a player character as dragon for a flying game? you have it from start, just use a prefab ! you want a mob? you can have tons of dragons with different styles and aspects in your game the only thing you need to work on, is a good AI for your dragon to interact and do the battle. In my opinion, this asset by itself is enough and a must have, in case you have extra time and feel adventurous, you can sit and figure if you can merge this asset with that PBR dragon one or not, THAT would become a mind blowing, although i have a hunch that the color tweaking on this asset would be lost during that merge and that by itself can be a huge blow to this asset but who knows, community is full of surprises !
as for AI, the video on this asset didn't show any included AI, but, if you ask me, what is more important, is a good set of animations with enough flexibility. why? think about skyrim, what is the AI of dragons in that game? just fly around, player is in a certain distance? choose an attack based on the place of the player, run the animation, call the damage script on the player, and get done !!!!!