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Building a Memory Game using Unity’s 2D Functionality

From Unity in Action, Third Edition by Joe Hocking

Setting everything up for 2D graphics

Figure 1 Mock-up of what the Memory game looks like

Preparing the project

Figure 2 Art assets required for the Memory game
Figure 3 Create new projects in either 2D or 3D mode with these buttons.

2D Editor mode and 2D Scene view

2D Scene view toggle
Default Behavior Mode setting within Edit > Project Settings > Editor

Displaying 2D images (aka sprites)

Creating packed sprite atlases

Figure 4 How sprites stack along the Z-axis

Switching the camera to 2D mode

Figure 5 Camera settings to adjust for 2D graphics

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