We've made our exciting first change toward the look of our game by switching the background from a solid color to beautiful, hand-drawn art. In this article, we're going to change from a cube to a sprite for our player!
(Oh, by the way, I changed the background art to one I like a bit better)
New Player Art
The quickest way for us to switch to a 2D sprite for the player, in this case, is drag-and-drop the art we want to use for the player into the hierarchy. This will create a new GameObject with a
SpriteRenderer already configured correctly.
Since we would need to remove the
Collider components and add the 2D equivalents, this gives us a fresh start to add what we need.
Here you can see I've done just that.
Now let's add the
Now let's see how it looks. I think we're in for a big surprise.
Yeah, our player ship is gigantic. There are several ways to resolve this. For now, I'm going to scale the image down in the transform of the inspector.
Our hand-drawn look is coming to life! As you'll see throughout the rest of the series, I'm going for a Yoshi's Island look and feel for the game.