How to Create Ideal Lighting

Alright. You want to create ideal lighting for your game? Well this is for you.

Today, you're going to learn how to craft the perfect lighting for your game.




Figure out your style.

When you're creating a game the best way to craft lighting related to your game you need to figure out the style you want. Some styles include: Cartoony, Realistic, Depressing, Happy, Simulator, etc.




Work with your map.

When you're crafting the perfect lighting settings for your game you need to work with your map. Too bright? Fix it with contrast. Too dark? Fix that with exposure. If your map has a lot of bright colours keep your lighting on the brighter side.




Utilize Effects.

I'm sure you all know about the Bloom, ColorCorrection, and Sunrays effects. Don't be lazy! Put those to good use! Sun Rays add so much character and beauty to your game it'd be a mistake not to use them. As well as the others.





Tweak, Tweak, and Tweak.

Now you have the perfect lighting for your game, and you're happy. But wait, a new update comes out? You change your games colour scheme? Trust me, it's not the end of the world. It's time to tweak! Always make sure you tweak your lighting to match your map and your game's style.


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