Variables — What are they?

A variable is a box with information in it and you determine what is in the box. All variables need to be created/defined by the user in order to apply it in game.

3 required components for a variable:

  • Is it public or private — can anyone access it or only this script?
  • Data type — is it a string, int, float, char, bool
  • Needs a name — it needs to be identifiable/called

Other Data Types

  • Byte: is a value between 0 to 255; DateTime: exact date and time;



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Al Heck

Unity Developer and Software Engineer who loves making games with GameDevHQ