Unity Flapper Bird Pre-Work

This process should take around 15 minutes depending on your download speed.

Step 1: Download and Install the Unity Hub (available on Mac and PC)

  1. Download the Unity Hub here.
  2. From your Downloads folder, double-click on the Unity Hub Setup file to begin the installation.
  3. Agree to Unity Terms of Service and follow the instructions to install Unity Hub.
  4. Open Unity Hub for the first time.

Step 2: Download and Install Unity Version 2021.1.16f1

There are many different versions of the Unity software, as its developed and released over time. During this workshop, we’ll be using version 2021.1.16f1.

  1. In the Installs tab, click Add to add a new Unity version.
  2. Choose 2021.1.16f1.
  3. Choose to install Visual Studio (for Mac or PC) and Android Build Support. (very important!)
  4. Accept any necessary terms and conditions and begin installation.

Step 3: Create a Unity ID

  1. From the Account menu in the Unity Hub, click to sign in.
  2. If you already have an account, sign in. Otherwise, you can create a new Unity ID.

You may receive a notice about needing to activate a license. You can do this under the settings menu (click the cog in the upper-right corner). From there, you can click “License Management” in the menu and choose a personal license.

Select “Unity Personal” and “I don’t use Unity in a professional capacity.”

Step 4: Download the Workshop Project

Download this file. Extract the file.

Step 5: Watch this Short Tutorial

This video will walk you through some key Unity concepts that will make the workshop more useful for you.