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;