Adding Terrain, Trees And Water To Your Game

Introduction

This article demonstrates how to add terrain, trees, and water to your game in Unity.

Prerequisites

Unity environment version 5.6.1

Create Terrain in your game

Step 1

First you have to open the unity3D project. The unity window is like this,

Select the GameObject menu in menu bar. Select 3D object and pick the Terrain option.

The terrain object will be display in the scene view. The name is displayed in the hierarchy view. Terrain assets display in the assets view.



Change the Terrain name into My terrain. Select the settings icons in your right side.



Set the Terrain width and length is 1000. Terrain length and width can be increased.

Scroll your mouse to decrease the view. Click on the My terrain in your left side. Choose the Terrain tool for red marked tool. Choose the brush and increase the brush size you want. And draw the Terrain using a brush like this,

Apply the terrain like this,

Right click on the assets. Click Import new Assets.

Already I have to download Terrain, Tree, water images. Now I select Terrain image. Click on the Import button.

The Terrain images can be added into the Assets. Then, Click on My terrain, choose the brush tool in your right side. Click on the edit textures, select add texture. Click to select the  Add Terrain Texture window.



The Terrain images can be added into the Assets. Then, Click on the My terrain, choose the brush tool on your right side. Click on the edit textures, select add texture. Click to select the Add Terrain Texture window.

The terrain can be added in your game.



Right click on the assets. Click Import new Assets. Select Terrain2 image and Click on the Import button.

The Terrain2 image can be added into the Assets. Then, Click on the My terrain, choose the brush tool in your right side. Click on the edit textures, select add texture. Click to select the Add Terrain Texture window.

Click on the Terrain2 texture. It can be added into the add terrain texture window. Then click to add the button.

Select terrain2 and apply the terrain like this,

Create Water in your game

Step 2

Right click on the assets. Click Import new Assets. Select water image and Click on the Import button.

The Water image can be added into the Assets. Then, Click on My terrain, choose the brush tool on your right side. Click on edit textures, select add texture. Click to select the Add Terrain Texture window.

Click on the Water texture. It can be added into the add terrain texture window. Then click to add button.

Select water and apply like this; water can be added in your game.

Create trees in your game

Step 3

Right click on the assets. Click Import new Assets. Select tree image and Click on the Import button.

The Tree image can be added into the Assets. Then, Click on My terrain, choose the brush tool in your right side. Click on edit textures, select add texture. Click to select in your left side Add Terrain Texture window.

Click on the Tree texture. It can be added into the add terrain texture window. Then click to add button.

Select Tree and apply like this, Tree can be added in your game.

Finally, we add Terrain, Trees and water. Press alt + scroll the mouse you can see full view of the terrain, trees and water.

Summary

I hope, you understood how to add Terrain, Trees and water to your game in Unity.